Tag Archives: immigration

Existence is Resistance: The BDS and Land Back Movements

This statement is in response to the Vancouver City Council’s recent resolution targeting BDS (Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions). It has been updated to reflect growing local efforts in support of the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs and protests concerning the construction of … Continue reading

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On Extirpation, Rerooting, and Creative Liberation

Maymanah Farhat contacted me to write a two-paragraph art review for Jadaliyya’s 2018 end-of-year art review. I wrote the following instead. With special thanks to Maymanah for follow-up reference to the El-Khiam prison art collection, and to Lara Atallah for … Continue reading

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Parsing and decolonizing the mediation 
of Canadian immigration narratives

This paper is a response to an article that appeared in the Tyee [link: https://thetyee.ca/%5D. Below is a link to download the PDF file.

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“[Not-at-]All-American”

An excerpt from Vijay Prashad’s The Karma of Brown Folk [link to book]: The lives of migrants to the United States came under special scrutiny from those who fashioned themselves as guardians of its cultural inheritance. Benjamin Franklin, for instance, … Continue reading

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Is it okay to not provide citizenship for an adopted child?

This is the 24th question in the series: “Anti-adoption month: 30 answers to 30 questions on adoption” [link].

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