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Ageism: Connexipedia Article
Also called age discrimination, it is stereotyping of and discrimination against individuals or groups because of their age.
Bigotry vs. Black Lives, Muslims, Immigrants
Miah, Malik
Donald Trump and other Republican presidential candidates use hate and fear of these "others." Could this strategy win the 2016 presidency?
Black or White? The origins of racism: New Internationalist March 1985
Serial Publication (Periodical)
A discussion of racism as a white problem, including articles on South Africa, New Zealand, mixed-race families and multi-culturalism. The issue looks back at the history of racism, and to the future ...
Combatting Racism in the Workplace: A Course for Workers
Thomas, Barb; Novogrodsky, Charles
With the ultimate aim of combatting racism within the labour movement, the Cross Cultural Communication Centre, under the auspices of the Humber Collage for Labour Studies, ran a ten-week, 30 hour pil...
Combatting Racism in the Workplace Readings Kit
Thomas, Barb; Novogrodsky, Charles
Readings and case studies on fighting racism.
Connexions Library: Race, Racism, Ethnicity, Multiculturalism Focus
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on race, racism, ethnicity, multiculturalism, identity.
Detecting Prejudice
This handbook was designed by teachers and students for use at the senior elementary and junior secondary level.
Disability in the Majority World I've got a right!: New Internationalist November 2005
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Discussion of people with dissability and their fight for equal rights.
Fear of Falling: The Inner Life of the Middle Class
Ehrenreich, Barbara
Examines the insecurities of the middle class in an attempt to explain its turn to the right during the past two decades. Fear of Falling traces the myths about the middle class to their roots in the ...
Filtering People: Understanding and Confronting Our Prejudices
Cole, Jim (with a foreword by Archbishop Desmond Tutu)
A tool for workshops, courses and personal reflection to identify our prejudices and learn how to overcome them so that we can see each other as we are in all our diversity.
I am not that Woman in a burqa : A Palestinian novelist remembers the liberated, educated women of her life, and how their freedom has been, and is being, curtailed.
Khalifeh, Sahar
Palestinian novelist Sahar Khalifeh discusses growing up as a girl and woman in Arab culture, and how Arab women are represented in Western culture.
Judeophobia: The scourge of antisemitism: New Internationalist October 2004 - #372
Serial Publication (Periodical)
A look at the history of antisemitism and the fight against it.
Misrepresenting the White Working Class: What the Narrating Class Gets Wrong
Metzgar, Jack
Most of the time the white working class is invisible in the U.S. But during elections there is a flurry of attention to this "demographic" among political reporters and operatives.
Murfreesboro vs. Islamophobia
Short, Jase; Woloszyn, Andy
When the Muslim community in Murfreesboro, Tennessee sought a permit to build an expanded Islamic Center, local bigots saw an opportunity to exploit the same "moral panic," invented by the Tea Party, ...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - April 9, 2016: Corporate Crime
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Corporations have increasingly become legally unaccountable for their behaviour. Yet all too often corporations break the law and engage in criminals acts which would be severely punished if they were...
Sex, lies and global survival: New Internationalist September 1992
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Is overpopulation the cause of the global ecological crisis? Rather than the overpopulation of the South, it's the overconsumption the North's much smaller population that's having the greatest impact...
The Rage of the "Righteous": On Muslim Outrage at a Danish Cartoon
Schieder, Elsa
Over and over, in the wake of 9/11, Muslims (and many non-Muslims) have proclaimed that all Muslims must not be judged on the basis of the few that are terrorists. Yes, it was Muslims that flew the ai...
Rethinking the challenge of anti-Muslim bigotry
Malik, Kenan
In 1997 the British anti-racist organisation the Runnymede Trust published its highly influential report Islamophobia: A Challenge for Us All. Twenty years on, the Runnymede Trust has brought out a fo...
The Revolutionary Answer to the Negro Problem in the USA
James, C.L.R.
The impetus of the Negro movement toward the revolutionary forces, which we have traced in the past, is stronger today than ever before.
The Riot at Christie Pits
Levitt, Cyril H.; Shaffir, William
Too Damn Old!
Meister, Dick
Ageism can strike anyone once they reach a certain age -- sometimes as early as 40 -- and it can make the victim feel unwanted, unneeded and oppressed.
Toronto's Poor: A Rebellious History
Palmer, Bryan D.; Heroux, Gaetan
Toronto’s Poor reveals the long and too often forgotten history of poor people’s resistance. It details how the homeless, the unemployed, and the destitute have struggled to survive and secure food an...
What is Anti-Semitism?
Neumann, Michael
Inflating the meaning of 'antisemitism' to include anything politically damaging to Israel is a double-edged sword. It may be handy for smiting your enemies, but the problem is that definitional infla...
When Does Criticism of Islam become Islamophobia?
Malik, Kenan
Basic points that undergird about the relationship between criticism, Islam and Islamophobia. We should stop being so obsessed by the distinction between legitimate criticism and Islamophobia, and sta...
Why has the left gone soft on human rights?
Tatchell, Peter
A perverse interpretation of multiculturalism has resulted in race and religion ruling the roost in a tainted hierarchy of oppression. In the name of "unity" against Islamophobia and racism, much of t...
Word is Out: Stories of Some of Our Lives
Mariposa Film Group
Interviews with 26 people, who speak about their experiences as gay men and lesbians.

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