Words from an International Volunteer in the YPG
By the end of August 2016, I was in Rojava. The day after my arrival, the Turkish army entered into Rojava to fight us.
The term “no platforming” extends to a range of strategies that seek to deny oppressive figures and groups access to public discourse, media, and space.
Journalists Need to Fact-Check and Ask the Right Questions
Journalists frequently rely on the sanitized message of the spokespeople of far-right groups, but ignore the racist discourse of their membership.
A Non-Exhaustive List
There are many different, sometimes conflicting far-right groups in Quebec. Here are a few of the more noteworthy ones.
We Spoke to Scholars to Define the Contentious Term
Scholars Mark Bray and Alexander Reid Ross help to define the ideology behind fascism.
Group Hopes for More Funding, Expansion
“You can see fascist groups and racist sentiments being displayed in football games, especially in Europe,” said Jarban. “So, there was a need to counter that as well, so these spaces came out.”
A Look Into Why the Far-Right is Gaining Stream
Far-right groups in Quebec have become more prominent, with social movements and protests becoming more common place in Montreal and Quebec City.
Maps, Geography, and Lots of Rain
“It has really serious consequences for people. You can’t just do this from a scientific perspective and ignore the reality on the ground.”
Energy as Colonialism Here and Abroad
The ideological vision of sustainable development hides a dark side of colonialism.
After Université Laval Divested Last Year, Concordia is Still Behind
Years of negotiations later, it remains clear the school won’t be conceding to the group’s demands, at least not in the immediate future.