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Hate is always local: The Swedish city that said no to neo-Nazis

May 2, 2019 – 6:46 am | Comments Off on Hate is always local: The Swedish city that said no to neo-Nazis3,403 views

On an August afternoon in 1995, John Hron, a defiant anti-racist, was tortured and beaten to death by neo-Nazi skinheads beside a picturesque lake near his home town of Kode in Kungälv, Sweden. He was …

Former UBC boss – Toop – on student ethnic diversity and enclaves

September 2, 2014 – 7:08 am | 1,554 views


Even though he is “genuinely excited” that UBC has so many international students, the campus is also shaped by a Metro Vancouver population that is 45 per cent born outside the country.
As a consequence, Toope, …

What life at school is like for students with sexual or gender minority status?

May 17, 2014 – 6:00 am | 2,080 views

In 2011, Eagle Canada published a 145-page report titled: “EVERY CLASS IN EVERY SCHOOL. Final Report on the First National Climate Survey on Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia in Canadian Schools”. The study involved surveying over …

May 17, 2014 is the International Day Against Homophobia. Open up your mind.

May 17, 2014 – 5:53 am | 6,316 views

May 17 is marked as International Day Against Homophobia because, over 20 years ago,  on  May  17 1993, the World Health Organization removed homosexuality from its list of mental illnesses. Thirteen years ago I came from a country …