Opinions

NYT Reveals That a Tech Mogul Likes China—and That McCarthyism Is Alive and Well

“A Global Web of Chinese Propaganda Leads to a US Tech Mogul,” the New York Times (8/5/23) announced on its front page. “The Times unraveled a financial network that stretches from Chicago to Shanghai...

Feds’ anti-racism work is a thin gruel

There are no real efforts to improve the experiences of Black and racialized people within the IRCC system, or in their policies, programs, and procedures. by Erica Ifill Under then-minister Sean...

Moviegoers Embracing Oppenheimer, Stop Sign for McCarthygoers

‘Those That Fail to Learn from History Are Doomed to Repeat It.’  “Oppenheimer,” a biopic written and directed by Christopher Nolan, has spun box office gold and surpassed $602 million globally since...

The ‘Disinformation’ Craze Is Ruining What’s Left Of Journalism

If journalism in Canada is to survive in a manner that’s of service to the public, the disinformation racket has to be shut down. by Davide Mastracci...

Parliamentary secretary’s statement on Emancipation Day

VICTORIA – Mable Elmore, Parliamentary Secretary for Anti-Racism Initiatives, has released the following statement in acknowledgment of Emancipation Day: “Even though slavery in Canada was abolished...

Canada’s McCarthyism and the spies stirring a yellow peril scare

Anonymously but very effectively, they’re peddling racist tropes about the loyalty of Canadians of Chinese descent.  by Andrew Mitrovica I grew up in a neurotic, faraway island called Australia during...

Olivia Chow The Latest Target Of Anti-China Media Witch-hunt

The attacks on Chow are some of the most ludicrous and thinly-evidenced contributions to the ‘Chinese interference’ narrative to date. by Alex Cosh Conservative media outlets responded to Olivia...

Q&A with Faye Ying, GLOCAL Foundation Founder and Executive Director

In the summer of 2022, several Political Science undergraduates and recent alumni spent their time at an internship with the GLOCAL Foundation of Canada, applying their knowledge to real-life...

Olivia Chow will make history as Toronto’s 1st racialized mayor. Here’s why that matters

Experts and advocates say representation is the first step, now it’s time for action By Lane Harrison The story of Olivia Chow’s life isn’t one Torontonians are used to hearing from...