War Against Hate

Hate Crime Watch

Report Hate Online If you have information about a hate crime, report it at info@stopracism.ca. WARNING: There are a number of FB pages and websites advertising help from former members of hate groups. We DO NOT endorse the individuals responsible for these websites and urge caution. Some of our interviews with former racists can be found on Youtube or write info@stopracism.ca.

White Nationalism in Canada

White Nationalism in Canada

Studying Fascism

We need to remember the words of Liz Fekete, an antifascist scholar based at the Institute for Race Relations in London: "Fascism does not just hatch eggs on the margins of society. It breeds within existing authoritarian structures, within those spaces most shielded from public scrutiny, such as the police and intelligence services, which provide the perfect incubators." Many of Fekete's studies are online, but the following is a good sketch of her approach.

Liberal and conservative academic work on hate groups, however, have focused solely on the criminal aspects of hate groups and that has resulted in a very narrow understanding of hate groups and the growth of the hate group movement. The assumption has been that racism and hate are based on genetic or cultural responses to difference. This, of course, results in a failure to be able to explain why individuals from similar backgrounds may choose hate, while others do not. It also fails to explain social change over time towards different cultures. The reduction of hate to cultural difference or genetics results in a total failure to address the re-birth of fascism. Recent state sponsored research favors calling fascism just extremism. In this view, fascism is equivalent to progressive protests against racists, or as Trump would have it - there's good on both sides!

Hate Crimes in Quebec

Hate Crimes in Quebec