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Is Peace Possible Between Blacks And Police In Montreal?

Is Peace Possible Between Blacks And Police In Montreal?

By Yvonne Sam PRIDE Columnist The longstanding problem of racial uneasiness, between law enforcement and Blacks in Montreal, has been underscored, in recent months, by continued publicized racial profiling at the hands of representatives of the City of Montreal Police ...

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Leadership And Accountability And Canada’s Black Community

Leadership And Accountability And Canada’s Black Community

By Yvonne Sam PRIDE Columnist The province has set the pace; can everyone enter the race? Last month, Michael Coteau, Ontario’s Minister Responsible for Anti-Racism and Minister of Children and Youth Services, announced the provincial government’s three-year Anti-Racism Strategic Plan, ...

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The Robots Are Coming And Your Job Might Be At Risk

The Robots Are Coming And Your Job Might Be At Risk

By Martin Khor IPS Guest Writer PENANG, Malaysia March 15, 2017 (IPS) — Last year Uber started testing driver-less cars, with humans inside to make corrections in case something goes wrong. If the tests go well, Uber will presumably replace ...

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The Power Of Empathy

The Power Of Empathy

By Rupert Johnson PRIDE Columnist With regard to the perennial wave of crime and violence in Jamaica, it was heartening to read the comments of Robertino Gordon, dean of discipline at Cornwall College in Montego Bay. He stressed the fact ...

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I Am Black; You Are Black; But Do I Know You?

I Am Black; You Are Black; But Do I Know You?

By Yvonne Sam PRIDE Columnist Here we go again, with the least intention of ruffling any feathers or appearing like a snake oil saleswoman. Black History month has just gone by, amidst the perpetual disgruntlement of it being the shortest ...

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Why A Feminist Foreign Policy Is Needed More Than Ever

Why A Feminist Foreign Policy Is Needed More Than Ever

By Margot Wallström IPS Guest Writer STOCKHOLM, Sweden March 7, 2017 (IPS) — Lately, the world has tended to present itself in increasingly darker shades. In many places, democracy is questioned, women’s rights are threatened, and the multilateral system that ...

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