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Those Who Have No Blood On Their Hands

Words fail me… i spent much of yesterday and the night before trying to write, but nothing measured up to the horror of the Quebec City massacre, where a young far-rightist shot up a mosque, killing six and wounding many more i will come back to this, but as things are …

Some interesting things i read in March

“DRAWING LINES AGAINST RACISM AND FASCISM” By Spencer Sunshine, Political Research Associates, March 5, 2015 “Halte au racisme! Halte à l’islamophobie!” Parti Communiste Révolutionnaire, March 11 2015 “Health Care and Immigration Policies that Kill” by Samir Shaheen-Hussain, March 17, 2015 “The Rise of Temporary Migration and Employer-Driven Immigration in Canada …

Fundamentalism, feminism and anti-fascism

The following of interest from the london anarcha feminist koelektiv: June saw the fascist and undeniably opportunistic English Defence League (EDL) announce plans to march through Whitechapel in apparent protest at a planned United Kingdom – Islamic Conference (UK-IC) at the Troxy Centre, a conference which would see extreme Islamic …

From Palestine to France, Muslim Women Under Attack

One thing about the global polarization between western imperialism and Islamic anti-imperialism, factions in each camp rely upon and feed into the ongoing subjugation of women, especially women of color. Opposing sides in a unified system of exploitation, the dynamic tension created by their mutual hostility takes form in various …

Dayton, Ohio: Amerikans Mark Ramadan by Attacking Muslim Children

Last Friday a ten year old girl was assaulted by two men at the Islamic Society of Greater Dayton. According to the Dayton Daily News: The girl was watching children whose parents and relatives had gathered at the Islamic Society of Greater Dayton, 26 Josie St., to celebrate Ramadan when …

Trade Unions Line Up for a "Neutral" Racist Quebec

Well, you know what i think: this is a white stain on the Quebec trade union movement, certainly not the first and certainly not the last. In the present context it is clear that arguing for a “ban on religious symbols” is at best riding the wave of racism for …

The Freedom to Wear What You Want

Men should not be telling women how to dress. In fact, let me extend that: people should not be telling other people how to dress.The only reason why i might dislike the hijab, niqab and burka is because i know that around the world many women are forced to wear …

Muslim Women: Our New Favourite Scapegoat

Racist and sexist fucking shit. As i mentioned yesterday, i don’t have time for this crap. Which of course doesn’t stop it from oozing out of the anus of the capitalist patriarchy. Political diarrhea one might say. I’m just going to post the following article from today’s Montreal Gazette. As …