Category: Reconciliation

ANTI-RACIST STRATEGY FOR A WORLD IN CRISIS by Max Wilbert / Counterpunch In his book Capitalism and Slavery, Trinidadian historian Dr. Eric Williams writes that “Slavery was not born of racism: rather, racism was the consequence of slavery.” Williams, like many others, argues that racism was created by the powerful to justify subjugation that was already in progress. In other words, the desire to exploit came first, and racism was developed as > MORE

The Trouble with “We are all one” by Aftab Erfan On Monday Feb 6th, 2017, I was hosted by a number of local partner organizations in Thunder Bay, Ontario, to facilitate civic dialogues on the topic of the racial divide in the city. I was arriving from Berlin where I had just spent a few days with a group of UN negotiators and then with a group of > MORE