Remember that political slogans about tolerance are not a proxy for hearts and minds. Peace is not a glossy policy paper about the merits of multiculturalism. The only thing that really matters is how we actually treat one another. #RememberJan29
Provocative metaphor? Simplistic soundbite? Journalistic sensationalism? Legitimate description of a truly critical situation?
How do the courts decide when one person’s human rights seem to violate or compete another person’s human rights?
Who defines the parameters for what counts as a cultural identity? And who is then forced to fit inside the box?
“A different kind of prejudice / Like equating being liberated with westernized / And I am sick of being exotified.”
What would it take for nation known for its diversity to change its inclusionary policies?
What if we didn’t define identities by creeds, cultures, colours, or countries?
Exploring the history, policies, and experiences of immigration that have led us to our present moment in time.
More on ‘inclusion’ as an agenda of political power and social privilege.
Professor Tim Blackmore joins us to critique the nomenclature of contemporary public discourse.
How do we, as a community, address racism?
Tariq Ramadan on the ‘intimate universal’
The one-size-fits-all approach to justice is rooted in some deeply seated cultural assumptions.
Everyone hopes to live in a society that reflects and reinforces their values. This hope is universal. It is everywhere.
In democracy, there will always be someone who wants power badly enough to tell you just about anything.