In February 2020, Dr. Ajay Parasram and I began an experiment we called “Safe Space for White Questions,” recurring drop-in sessions we host aimed at white-identified people to ask difficult questions about racism, white supremacy, […]
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The ‘Terrorgram’ Plot by Neo-Nazis to Seduce Anti-Vaxxers
I talked with Mark Hay from the Daily Beast last week about efforts of the accelerationist far right to coopt the anti-vaxx movement to sow chaos and bring on their longed-for race war. This is […]
How Can social & environmental justice movements build political power?
On December 10, 2020 I was invited to participate in a session of “Ask a Scientist Live” organized by XR Scientists to discuss the question of how social and environmental justice movements build political power. […]
On October 17, 2020 I presented “Nazi-Making Machines: Digital Infrastructure and the New Fascism” at the “Why the World Needs Anthropologists” symposium organized by the Applied Anthropology Network of the European Association of Social Anthropologists. […]
In memoriam – Jeffrey s. juris
A tribute to our friend, comrade, and colleague Jeffrey Juris by me and Luis Fernandez.
Breach of court orders and the revolving door of criminal justice
For the last two years I’ve been the principal investigator on a community-engaged research project about breach of court orders, criminalized women, and the criminal justice system in Nova Scotia. The project, funded by a […]
From white fragility to white power in the age of covid-19
An essay I wrote for ROAR Magazine about white fragility, white power activism, and rising fascism in the COVID-19 era.
Strategies for Dismantling Racial Fragility in Public Institutions
On January 27, 2020, I had the pleasure of being invited to a roundtable and public panel discussion about “Strategies for Dismantling Racial Fragility in Public Institutions” hosted by the MacEachen Institute for Public Policy […]
The Day After the Federal Election 2019
I spoke with Heidi Petracek on CTV Morning Live about the results of the 2019 Canadian Federal Election. We talked about surprises (or lack thereof) and what to make of the campaign cycle and the […]
Poll shows Canadians feeling pessimistic about Federal government
My interview with Bruce Frisko on CTV News Atlantic about the Nanos poll showing Canadians’ rising pessimism and anger in the lead-up to the 2019 federal election. We talk about why and who’s weaponizing those […]