Currents: the Tidewater blog
Millions of Ukrainian people are fighting for their lives and their country. And yet, here in Canada, home-grown neo-Nazis flame the fires of hate from the safety of their keyboards. I ask you Mr. Putin, who are the real Nazis?
At a time when Canadians proclaim that Black lives matter and that systemic racism cannot be tolerated, white gatekeepers are still making calls “on account of darkness.”
Jeanette Manning, a volunteer with Life After Hate, talks about extremism, reconciliation and her daughter, Lauren, a former member of a far-right movement.
In Multiculturalism Week in BC, author Harold Macy remembers the Danish idealists who founded a community at Cape Scott, northern Vancouver Island, at the turn of the last century.
Life is hard. Often complicated and confusing. At times, overwhelming. A library is an oasis. A refuge. An escape. A friend. A seemingly endless offering of knowledge and fantasy and company.