- Frontex Builds its Own Armed Border Police ForceArms deals, paramilitary border police, and obfuscated accountability. The recent developments surrounding the EU border guard agency Frontex are worrying, to say the least. Therefore, on December 18, the Abolish Frontex network will campaign internationally against the militarization of European border security. Franka Kraai (Stop the War on Migrants) Mark Akkerman (Stop Wapenhandel)Continue reading “Frontex Builds its Own Armed Border Police Force”
- Dutch Cynicism and the Burqa BanThe trans-Western project to target the clothing of Muslim women is a continuation of colonial violence. By Zeta Moire The topic of the burqa ban was introduced in the Dutch parliament in 2005 when Geert Wilders, leader of the far-right political party PVV, proposed a ban on burqas under the guise of “terrorismebestrijding.”Continue reading “Dutch Cynicism and the Burqa Ban”
- Exclusion in White WorkplacesExposing Whiteness: how casual racism excludes non-white colleagues. By Sofia F. “The whitewashed workplace, like a whitewashed wall, is seen as colorless rather than white as white culture becomes universalized” M. REitman, 2006 I have a confession to make. Despite living in Canada for 14 years, I have never been to a cottage.Continue reading “Exclusion in White Workplaces”
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