The UN’s resolution to recognize Nakba Day on May 15, to mark the expulsion of Palestinians from their homes in 1948, helps to acknowledge past traumas but does the resolution have other implications?
What do popular ‘settler’ Australian stories like The Castle and Trent Dalton’s books say about who we are? What do they evade? Jeanine Leane investigates the state of post-Mabo Australian literature.
Narratives that historicize colonialism are not new. Canadians and our leaders have a long history of denying our settler colonial present.
The authors argue South Asian immigrants to Canada have become complicit in the state’s racial and capitalist agendas.
The COVID-19 pandemic crisis could represent an opportunity to live up to all the recent talk of reconciliation in Canada.