WWII Japanese Displacement Parallels Migrant Crisis

Lynne Kutsukake’s The Translation of Love is as haunting as it is beautiful. Set in post-WWII Japan, the novel touches upon migration and identity issues as pertinent today as they were in 1946. It is…

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Sadiq Khan’s Election: Islamists Suffer a Slap in the Face

Followers of Islamic State (IS) or Al Qaeda may never admit it, but the election victory of Sadiq Khan as mayor of a city as great — and in their eyes Islamophobic — as London was a slap in…

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Refugees – Buzzword of the Year and Deservedly So

Every day, we see pictures and videos of families desperately crossing the sea to escape war and poverty back home. Hundreds of refugees are interviewed and photographed arriving on Western soil with nothing except what…

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Ontario High School Teacher Accused of Racist Tweets

A Richmond Hill high school teacher has been accused of posting Islamophobic tweets against his own students, the York Region District School Board (YRDSB) has confirmed. The English teacher at Richmond Green Secondary School is…

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