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Newly-elected Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador

Newly-elected Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (Los Angeles, 2017):

"Today’s anti-migrant campaign is not only an economic issue, but fundamentally a political one. A specific group is taking advantage of the rise of nationalistic sentiments that permeate here and throughout the world.

The discontent in the U.S. is due of course to unemployment and low wages, just as people were upset about inflation in Germany before Hitler. But to blame these misfortunes on particular social or cultural groups, domestic or foreign, has an obvious political implication.

CSIS stopped monitoring right-wing extremism months before mosque shooting, watchdog says

OTTAWA–Canada’s spy agency halted a running investigation into right-wing extremism just months before 2017’s mass shooting at a Quebec City mosque.

The Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) saw right-wing extremism not as a national security threat, but a “public order threat” to be dealt with by police, according to a new report from the agency’s watchdog.

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VIOLENT RACISTS DRAW 15,000 IN LONDON TO SUPPORT TOMMY ROBINSON AND SCAPEGOAT MUSLIMS

Around 15,000 racist and far right activists gathered in Whitehall today to back jailed ex-English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson.

The event saw major clashes with the police and attempts to attack Stand Up To Racism and Unite Against Fascism activists who gathered to oppose the march.

Robinson’s supporters were seen sieg heiling (video here)

Doug Ford’s Victory Is Also One For White Nationalists

Ford’s alleged dog whistles and connections to the far-right will further embolden white supremacists and normalize hatred.

The Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario won a majority government on June 7, taking power for the first time in 15 years. The election was a resounding victory for leader Doug Ford. Accordingly, it was also a victory for white supremacists.

'We all have to do better': Halifax mayor on systemic racism in Nova Scotia

Halifax Mayor Mike Savage says Nova Scotia has to do more to confront systemic racism, calling the toxic work environment at a municipal transit garage detailed by a human rights inquiry "very disappointing."

"We live in a province where there has been systemic racism against African Nova Scotians," Savage said in an interview Thursday. "We have had issues within the city like all organizations and orders of government."

He added: "We all have to do better."

Halifax mayor says Nova Scotians ‘have to do better’ on systemic racism

Halifax Mayor Mike Savage says Nova Scotia has to do more to confront systemic racism, calling the toxic work environment at a municipal transit garage detailed by a human rights inquiry “very disappointing.”

“We live in a province where there has been systemic racism against African Nova Scotians,” Savage said in an interview Thursday. “We have had issues within the city like all organizations and orders of government.”

He added: “We all have to do better.”

Death threats aimed at Trans Mountain pipeline protesters in Burnaby

Occupants of Indigenous watch house subject of hostility

Hostility appears to be growing toward those staying at the camps outside the Trans Mountain terminal on Burnaby Mountain.

The Burnaby RCMP is following up with a man after he allegedly issued death threats against occupants of the Indigenous watch house east of the tank farm in April, the NOW has learned.

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