"Stand back and stand by": Trump's 2 chilling debate warnings

Photo: Morry Gash/Pool via Getty Images One of the few groups in America with anything to celebrate after last night's loud, ugly, rowdy presidential "debate" was the violent, far-right Proud Boys, after President Trump pointedly refused to condemn white supremacist groups. Why it matters: This was a for-the-history-books moment in a debate that was mostly […]

Trump denies systemic racism, pushes 'law and order' in Kenosha

The US president visited the Wisconsin city, where Jacob Blake was shot by police, despite pleas from local officials. United States President Donald Trump decried violence at recent racial justice protests as “domestic terror” while denying there is systemic racism within US law enforcement during a visit to Kenosha, Wisconsin. On Tuesday, the president arrived […]

'Hypocrites': Bollywood actors slammed over George Floyd stand

Same actors seen promoting products designed to make people’s skin lighter, or maintaining silence on domestic issues. Several Bollywood stars have been labelled “hypocrites” after speaking out against racism to lend support to global protests while promoting products in India designed to make people’s skin lighter. The actors were also trolled and accused of “cowardice” […]

Canada: Protests across Quebec against racism, police brutality

After the march ended, demonstrators gathered near police headquarters where officers used tear gas to disperse them. Protesters in Montreal were tear gassed as thousands gathered across Quebec to demonstrate against racism and police brutality in the French-speaking Canadian province. Demonstrators marched peacefully in the centre of the city on Sunday for the second time […]

Indigenous teacher alleges systemic racism within the Calgary Catholic School District

After years of feeling marginalized by certain staff and administration within the Calgary Catholic School District, a teacher at Bishop O’Byrne High School is speaking out. Paul Kuster, who is a teacher, a comedian and also a former broadcaster said a number of racist incidents within the hallways of the school have deeply impacted him. […]

International reaction to George Floyd killing

Some critics use US unrest to highlight what they see as American hypocrisy on protest movements at home vs abroad. Demonstrators from Australia to Europe identified with the cause of US protests and urged their own governments to address racism and police violence. Opponents of the United States’s foreign policy under President Donald Trump, meanwhile, […]