Fear has important consequences for how people vote, what they spend their money on, who they consider to be part of their communities, and who they treat as outsiders.
Migration expert Christina Clark-Kazak explains the devastating consequences of the recent change to the Safe Third Country Agreement made by U.S. President Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau.
In Tunisia, scapegoating migrants diverts from the continuous failure of government to solve deep economic and social crisis.
The goal of the labour movement is to advance the interests of workers everywhere. Nativist narratives about defending Canada could explain Pierre Poilievre’s popularity among some union members.
Recognizing the challenges posed by climate-induced displacement is important. But officials must avoid rhetoric about displaced people that can fuel xenophobia.
Black Panther and its sequel are more than just good movies: they can be used as teaching tools.
French has historically been a language of human rights. That’s why the Québec government should promote it as a tool of a human rights-based civic education, not force it on newcomers.
The so-called New Right is aiming for an ideological renewal of right-wing politics by focusing on cultural identity and the politics of belonging. Here’s why that’s so ominous.
Short-term Home Office facilities are holding people seeking refuge in overcrowded, unsanitary conditions and for far too long. This crisis has political roots.
Scapegoating immigrants will not result in significantly improved healthcare service provision, reduced crime or less unemployment.
Small, organised groups of South Africans who are stopping undocumented foreigners from using hospitals bring the issue of migrants accessing healthcare into the spotlight.
Rules to regulate the free movement of people in the ECOWAS countries must be adapted to local realities.
Despite regular incidents of anti-migrant violence, peaceful and mutually beneficial relationships between South Africans and migrants can and do exist.
There is no evidence that international migrants are a major cause of unemployment in South Africa. Misinformation drives this misconception.
Ending violence against foreigners can only happen by first recognising – and addressing – the hazards of South Africa’s crumbling system of indirect rule.
Russian citizens in the west are being targeted in much the same way Germans, Italians, and Japanese were during the second world war.
A migrant’s dream is tied to the dreams of their family, the analysis found. The same is true of their actions.
Social scientists find that using geography-related names or racialized framing around the coronavirus in even one news story can trigger racist stereotypes and biases.
A strategic partnership that is mutually rewarding and beneficial between Nigeria and South Africa should be the aim of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s visit to Nigeria.
Tackling Islamophobia as a form of racism even when Muslims aren’t visible is key.