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On recognizing white privilege and not expecting a damn reward for it

I saw this clip recently when one of my friends posted it and asked if Tim Wise was making a good case for himself or demonstrating his unchecked privilege/acting in a micro-aggressive way. 723 more words

Chris Alexander, I'm Sorry I Treated an Abused Refugee in My Hospital | Dr. Hasan Sheikh

“Dear Minister Alexander,

I have a confession: Two weeks ago, I treated a refugee claimant. At the time I did not feel I had done anything wrong — in fact I felt good about the care I provided. 67 more words


"Deeply Foolish": The Wrong Way To Tackle Immigration

At first blush, the fact that House Republicans actually voted on a bill related to immigration policy yesterday may have encouraged reform proponents. The GOP majority has been inclined to largely ignore the issue for quite a while. 563 more words


Minister Chris Alexander Cried Last Week, But Not for These Women | Dana Wagner

This article points to Chris Alexander’s IWD hypocrisy by looking at the cases of three refugees who, under new refugee policies, would have been labeled “bogus”, denied healthcare, and probably deported. 114 more words


Letter: Canada’s deportation of Roma refugees is immoral

A moving letter to the editor:  “A little more than 20 years before the birth of our current immigration minister, the Roma were being massacred in huge numbers by Nazi Germany and their oppression continued afterward in many other ways. 23 more words


Calls for independent oversight of border police renewed | Toronto Star

“Advocacy groups are renewing calls for an independent oversight body to investigate complaints against the Canada Border Services Agency, pointing to recent incidents of alleged abuses by enforcement officials… 48 more words


Nationalism and unchecked violence in Bulgaria: Deutsche Welle

Excerpt:  “Releasing a defendent on bail who faces murder charges can provoke protests in any country in the world. But this time, in Sofia, it’s a different story. 116 more words