International Day Against Racism

The annual International Day Against Racism, marking the anniversary of the Sharpeville massacre in South Africa, will be held in Vancouver starting at Thornton Park (Main Street Skytrain Station) and passing through Chinatown to a teach-in at a location to be finalized soon. 

There will be further details as planning advances. Information can be found on Facebook at:

Australian Holocaust denier Fredrick Toben facing deportation

THE dramatic arrest of Australian Holocaust denier Fredrick Toben on board a plane at Heathrow Airport in London on Wednesday night could result in his extradition to Germany on charges of Holocaust denial.Toben, 64, of Adelaide, had been in transit at Heathrow after arriving from the United States and was arrested just after boarding a flight to Dubai.Appearing before a City of Westminster magistrate in London hours after his arrest, Toben said he did not consent to being extradited to Germany, where he believes he would not receive a fair trial.Toben, who spent seven months in a German pr

Pro-Trump protests turn violent on West Coast after riots lock down U.S. Capitol Social Sharing

CBC News photojournalist Ben Nelms assaulted at pro-Trump protest in Vancouver

Thousands of kilometres away from Washington D.C., where rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol, smaller-scale protests materialized on the West Coast, both in Washington state and in Vancouver, B.C.

They came shortly after supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump forced themselves past barricades and into the Capitol building, where lawmakers were set to formally approve president-elect Joe Biden's win in the general election.

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Between violence and vandalism, the parties are experiencing a very ugly campaign

fter a campaign sign was vandalized, Liberal candidate Dominic LeBlanc posted on Instagram that it is "deeply hurtful to the Canadian Jewish community to see vandals use a candidate's campaign signs to propagate hate." (Instagram/Dominic LeBlanc)

The three main parties say they've experienced ugly incidents on the campaign trail, ranging from vandalism to assault. Some party operatives say it's the nastiest campaign they've ever experienced.

The New McCarthyites: The Right-wing Islamophobia Network and Their Liberal Enablers

While the new McCarthyites like Michael Pompeo, John Bolton, and Stephen Miller were responsible for the Islamophobic hysteria generated, their arguments were enabled by the liberal establishment.

Deepa Kumar 09 September 2021

An excerpt from Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire Twenty Years after 9/11 by Deepa Kumar.

QAnon cult hopes to win big in Las Vegas

Conspiracy theorists are set to converge on Sin City for a “Great Awakening” weekend facilitated by the US’s largest gaming company.

The For God and Country Patriot Double Down convention in Las Vegas is being organised by the Patriot Voice, a group whose self-described agenda of “fighting for faith, family, freedom and opportunity in America” is linked to QAnon, a conspiracy movementcategorised by the FBI as a domestic terrorism threat.

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