Selected News

In descriptions of migrants, the Canadian media has been happy to play judge and jury

StarMetro Columnist VICKY MOCHAMA wrote in a recent report that "[i]n most cases, journalists are careful about language." However, Mochama argues that in the case of immigration and refugee policy, many are not. It is strange to say that lawyers and even former members of relevant federal government Boards, might not just lack caution, but play into the hands of racist sentiments with arguments based on what many would say is wild speculation. As evidence of the danger of wild speculation on refugee policy, a recent article from the right wing National Post is presented, followed by Mochama's caution about the danger of speculation and bias. 

In the following analysis, we will examine President Trump's immigration and refugee policy that has resulted in tearing children from their parents and the reaction in Canada, along with comparable historical policies.

Australian government declines visa for right-wing activist Lauren Southern ahead of speaking tour

CONTROVERSIAL conservative activist Lauren Southern has had her visa declined by the Australian Government ahead of a speaking tour later this month. RIGHT-WING internet personality Lauren Southern has spoken out about the “unprecedented” hurdles she faces to get into Australia.

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A Day After Report, Violent White Supremacist Loses Job With Defense Contractor

The revelations about the white supremacist working within Northrop’s ranks comes as U.S. Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, a Democrat from Illinois, is preparing legislation that would require federal agencies to submit an annual report detailing the number of individuals who were denied security clearances due to their affiliations with hate groups. Additionally, it would force agencies to list people who were granted clearances despite their involvement in racial extremist organizations.