Category: Manitoba

Condemn Trump’s Attack on Asylum Seekers

by Jahanzeb Hussain & Derrick O’Keefe Trump’s ban affects asylum seekers, immigrants and any and all travellers from seven countries: Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen. This includes resident green card holders trying to return to the U.S.…

Selling war and exploitation in Canada

Winnipeg, Nov. 2, 2016: Author/activist Yves Engler was at the University of Winnipeg to promote his most recent book, “A Propaganda System: How Canada’s government, corporations, media and academia sell war and exploitation.” Yv`es has published eight other books: Canada…

All about the Palestinian keffiyeh

by Rana Abdulla We will talk today about the significance of the traditional scarf (keffiyeh as a show of solidarity), the controversy around it, its emergence in fashion and cultural appropriation, and how to wear it. The keffiyeh is one…

Walk for Peace: Freedom for Palestine

  The theme of the 35th annual Walk for Peace was “Freedom for Palestine.” Speakers included First Nations educator Mary Elizabeth Stanley, Palestinian-Canadian human rights activist Rana Abdulla and Peace Alliance Winnipeg member Candice Bodnaruk. You can watch their presentations…