Today’s immigrants — who mostly come from the Global South — face a system of ever more complex chutes and ladders when it comes to their status in Canada.
More than a week into administration, Lula’s multicultural politics could not stand in starker contrast to Bolsonaro’s colourblind stance. Could they bring the country together?
Canada’s population is more diverse than ever, with many different languages represented. Government policy must reflect that diversity and offer meaningful support to minority languages.
Being on the same pitch as superstars like Kylian Mbappé and Lionel Messi signalled both the scale of this achievement and the tough task ahead for a game with a troubled history in Australia.
As institutions continue to push diversity and cluster hires, they can reinforce the negativity of tokenism.
Behind the recent row over money for a school Shakespeare festival lies the bigger problem of theatre funding in general. Establishing a genuine national theatre could be the solution.
Could Europe embrace a multicultural model like Canada’s? It’s unlikely unless a new form of multi-ethnicity, in the shape of countries or empires, makes a comeback.
England and Wales remain outliers in Britain when it comes to modernising weddings legislation. Couples are looking for laws that accommodate more personal ways of finding meaning.
Yassmin Abdel-Magied left Australia in 2017 after being hounded by right wing media and politicians. Has Australia changed since? In her new book of essays she believes a better way is possible.
It is important to embrace all the nation’s languages in a multilingual and multicultural society. This will ensure they are used, developed and mainstreamed.
What does it mean to be a settler of colour in Canada? Has the symbolism of the Canadian flag changed since the Ottawa convoy?
It may feel like a subplot for now, but this could end up being just be as significant as the teal revolution.
Past elections show how multicultural Australia can play a critical role in the outcome. Ethnicity may also present itself in some significant new ways on May 21.
Below the Line Episode 7.
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In this episode of our election podcast Below the Line, our expert panel speak to a Chinese media expert about how the Chinese-Australian community is being courted in the campaign.
Australia is billed as the ‘most successful’ multicultural nation in the world. But almost half of non-white Australians regularly experience racism at work.
Linguistic rights are human rights that apply to majorities and minorities alike, not just at the discretion of those who hold power.
A vital step in achieving the kind of action and change that CRT proposes is for each of us to be intentional and steadfast in our convictions to dismantle racist and oppressive power structures.
From celebratory calypsos to more critical reggae tracks, Black British music has had a huge influence on the evolving sound of football.
Composer and political activist Mikis Theodorakis has died at 96, but his music – and the famous Zorba dance – will continue.
In order to support people effectively, craft appropriate messages and predict virus spread, it is crucial to use the languages and local networks that bind multicultural communities together.