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Speaking of St-Jerome…

Immigrants are “buying their way in” to Quebec,Lise Provencher of St. Jérôme tells Gérard Bouchard andCharles Taylor at hearings last night,and Jews are “trampolines of money in the world.” Well yeah timing is everything… i haven’t been blogging about the Bouchard-Taylor roving racist rendezvous, mainly because i thought i should …

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 …

Racist "Reasonable Accommodation" Anxieties: A Short Summary

The brief version will suffice for right now – what follows is “catch up” for all of you who do not live in Quebec, and so may not know what this deal about Herouxville, “reasonable accommodation” and such is all about. Those of you who do live here will probably …

Spraypaint in Herouxville

Yesterday the Collectif pour l’Integration Respecteuse des Cultures au Quebec (CIRQ) went spraypainting through Herouville, the tiny village which has catapulted itself into the limelight, just as it catapults the level of discourse in Quebec to the right… Photos from l’Écho de Maskinongé. “>