Nora LoretoWhen Donald Trump condemned "both sides" for violence in Charlottesville, he was widely, and correctly, condemned. Heather Heyer was murdered and 19 others were injured. Racists were armed. Police strategically sat back. It was a horrifying image of "two sides" in confrontation. Naively, I thought that perhaps the media was lea […]
August 21, 2017Statistics and the damage done: On equity in educationTom Bennett, who is the keynote at this week's Leadership Conference for educators, has connections to very troubling claims about links between student performance, race, and the heritability of IQ.
Benjamin DoxtdatorDear Educators, On Friday August 18 (today), you have Tom Bennett keynoting your Leadership Conference in Toronto and I want to make you aware of some very serious concerns that are emerging around him. For some context, I attended OISE back in 2010 and I now live and teach in Brussels. So, my concern is very much rooted in my love for Toro […]
Meagan GillmoreParamedics on Beausoleil First Nation's reserve on Christian Island in Ontario have joined the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). The paramedics voted unanimously in late June, after a short organizing drive. They are the first paramedics on an Ontario First Nations reserve to be represented by OPSEU, said Jamie Ramage, head […]
A day after the attack on Las Ramblas, members of the extreme right Spanish group, Falange, took to the streets to protest Islam and the E.U.'s failed immigration policies, and clashed with anti-fascist groups in a sign of the turbulence to come.
The torch-lit images of that Friday night’s march revealed scores of clean-cut, unashamed and young men — very young. Who were they, and what in their relatively short lives had so aggrieved them that they felt compelled to act? The answer is complicated.
Replacing torches with candles and hate with hope, thousands gathered across the U.S. on Wednesday to mourn the death of Heather Heyer and stand peacefully against the violence perpetrated by neo-Nazis in Charlottesville, Va.
The new Netflix documentary isn’t just a biopic on the political strategist and self proclaimed “agent provocateur” Roger Stone – it's a blueprint of sinister, cutthroat realpolitik and its execution throughout the dirtiest presidential campaign in recent memory.