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Paul Salvatori

We’re in a cultural cold war, yet no party has articulated a strategy to combat the growing problem of hate and those who spread it Read more

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Natalia Manzocco

Canada’s reputation as a welcoming country for immigrants from around the world is being tested by advancing extremist views and growing income inequality Read more

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I have been asked multiple times in acting classes to take off my hijab. More recently, I was told by an acting instructor that my black hijab in my headshot reminded him of the ISIS flag. Read more

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Plus, readers write on Toronto's push against climate change, Sidewalk Labs's transit takeover in the Port Lands and confronting the mainstream media's anti-Muslim bias Read more

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Until we introduce regulations on social media sites that profit off the dissemination of hate speech, Islamophobia will continue to proliferate online. Read more

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Twitter, Google, YouTube and Facebook are designed to feed you the content you want to see, no matter how disturbing – it’s almost a test to see how hardcore or squeamish you are. Read more

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“Corporate media has a responsibility to not amplify messages agitating violence against people because of their race and or religious background.” Read more

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A proposal tabled by North York councillor James Pasternak to ban hate groups seems to concern itself mostly with annual anti-Israel protest known as Al-Quds Day – could it be that the real target is not racism but criticism of the state of Israel? Read more

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Tanja-Tiziana

In Letters To The Editor this week readers write on Canada's far-right, Jordan Peterson versus Slavoj Žižek and Jason Kenney's many contradictions Read more

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Paul Salvatori

With Muslim women often misunderstood and presented as being demure and oppressed it's important that they reclaim their own narrative as flag-bearers of the faith, writes mosque co-founder Farheen Khan Read more

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Christian Peña

Home grown and globally connected, there is a lengthy history of organized European hate groups trying to gain a foothold in Canada – now social media has facilitated their allegiance to a racist subculture worldwide Read more

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The “white genocide” messaging of the racist right has hit the mainstream, finding expression in both the anti-Muslim and alt-right movements – and many of its key figures are no longer hiding behind the veil of online anonymity Read more

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Tanja-Tiziana

After Christchurch, it’s long past time to examine how mainstream media and political institutions in Canada have enabled the ideological swamp that gives rise to violent anti-Muslim threats Read more

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Throughout a month-long campaign race thick with vitriol, the former Harper-era cabinet minister has somehow managed to convince Albertans that all their troubles are someone else's fault. Read more

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Paul Salvatori

The alleged assault of a Muslim studies researcher at a recent Toronto conference on "free speech" highlights the increasingly disturbing narrative around anti-Islamic attitudes – and even violence – in Canada Read more

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Plus, a crumpled $5 bill for #MeToo and getting a handle on hate Read more

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John Garrison

Plus, ROM rewrites Japanese-Canadian history, missing Jann Arden and sustainable sex toys Read more

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The social media giant's removal of white nationalist Faith Goldy from its platform was a litmus test, but the truth is it's only the tip of the iceberg of the threat posed by right-wing extremists in Canada Read more

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For Canadians in the "hang ‘em high" camp, the former child soldier is viewed as a traitor and deserves no pity, but it's important to remove emotion and analyze the actual facts of his case. Read more

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Christian Peña

Extremists experience “strength” in constructing an enemy whom they falsely perceive as a threat. It is a narrative in which they are the fictitious hero, the lone wolf fighting those who dare encroach on their culture, nation, civilization. Read more

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