Saturday, May 18, 2019

White Supremacy Beyond a White Majority



President Trump is trying to maintain white dominance as the nation’s demographics change. The white male racist patriarchy will not be denied. It is having a moment. It has its own president.

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Saturday, May 11, 2019

Toronto is segregated by race and income. And the numbers are ugly



In Toronto, the colour of money is mainly white. New demographic charts show a strikingly segregated city, with visible minorities concentrated in low-income neighbourhoods and white residents dominating affluent areas in numbers far higher than their share of the population.

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As Far Right Rises, a Battle Over Security Agencies Grows



VIENNA — As well as anyone, Sybille Geissler knows the threats from Austria’s far-right extremists, who in recent weeks have likened migrants to rats and blithely defended campaign material that evokes Nazi propaganda.

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Friday, April 26, 2019

Decolonization-Decoloniality-Marxism



I am not a marxist-leninist, nor a marxist-leninist-maoist, nor a trotskyist.

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Une organisation criminelle créée de toutes pièces par la police



Des trafiquants pensaient bien avoir mis au point un plan infaillible pour importer illégalement, et à grande échelle, du tabac au Québec, en 2015 et 2016.

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Outsourcing Exploitation to Europe’s Periphery



Yes, the main sources of our study were interviews with workers. As for the difficulty of approaching people, it is very contextual. For instance, more militant or organized workers are clearly more open to such studies.

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CIA Docs Shows UK, France and West Germany Wanted to Bring “Operation Condor” To Europe



SANTIAGO, CHILE — A recently declassified CIA document has revealed that members of the intelligence agencies of France, the United Kingdom and West Germany discussed how to establish “an anti-subversive organization similar to [the CIA’s Operation] Condor” in their own countries.

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

La Chine appuie le projet de loi sur la laïcité



Au moment où le projet de loi sur la laïcité de l’État suscite de nombreuses critiques, le gouvernement Legault vient d’obtenir un appui inattendu venant de… la Chine.

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The land of the long white stain



The killer was an Australian. But New Zealand has a long history of white supremacist ideology, writes Scott Hamilton. Content warning: this article contains descriptions of racist behaviour and quotes racist language.

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Sunday, March 03, 2019

Jewish-Indigenous inmate alleges prison guard ‘brutality’ in new lawsuit



In his unproven statement of claim, Timothy (Mitch) Nome, 44, who is serving an indeterminate sentence for punching a guard in 2005, makes several allegations against correctional officers he says warrant compensation of more than $1.4 million — half in punitive damages.

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Saturday, February 23, 2019

Imperialism in the Twenty-First Century



The globalization of production and its shift to low-wage countries is the most significant and dynamic transformation of the neoliberal era.

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Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Empire of the periphery



Boris Kagarlitsky is one of Russia’s best known Marxist dissidents and who has written widely on a range of issues. His latest offering is one of his best. It is a history of Russia (and the Soviet Union) that situates it firmly in a wider European and world framework.

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