We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty. We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty.
Civil Liberties WatchFeminismPolitical Action"I am woman, hear me roar, in numbers too big to ignore." Helen Reddy sang those words in 1972, providing an anthem to the rising women's movement. Forty-five years later, the song could serve as the score to a movie documenting the abusive rise and abrupt demise of Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. […]
Independent Jewish Voices CanadaIndependent Jewish Voices Canada (IJV) was thrilled to learn that Palestinian-Canadian teacher and human rights activist Nadia Shoufani successfully fended off a defamatory campaign that targeted her livelihood and reputation. Shoufani was targeted by Israel lobby groups after she spoke passionately at a rally in Toronto durin […]
October 19, 2017Anti-RacismPolitical ActionPolitics in CanadaThe "alt-right" and Islamophobia continue to be normalizedConfronting the normalization of IslamophobiastophatecaRebel Mediaalt-rightGREDAARC CollectiveNational Council of Canadian Muslims
October 18, 2017Anti-RacismArts & CultureCivil Liberties WatchCanadian curator’s groundbreaking slavery 'Republik Repair' festival in Berlin Karina Griffiths uses film, music, theatre, panel discussions and storytelling to address the 10-point Plan for Reparatory Justice produced by CARICOM in 2014 reparationsArts & Cultureanti-racismanti-s […]
As the Trump administration and GOP leaders talk about more spending cuts and smaller government, realities like Flint become glaring reminders that government programs can make a difference when executed correctly.