@maximummyles @IrshadManji Is “if you don’t like it, get out” a productive or patriotic thing to say? Didn’t the founders encourage the opposite? "...whenever any Form of Government becomes ... destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, & to institute new Government..."

2 months ago

Irshad Manji

Dear flag-huggers,

This is a good time to remind you that ardent nationalism is its own form of political correctness. Try hugging a fellow citizen who disagrees with your politics. It’s a sign that you love your country and not just the piece of cloth that represents it.
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2 months ago

Irshad Manji

O Canada, thank you for taking in my family as refugees. On this Canada Day, as every day, I’ll do all that I know how to stay worthy of the freedoms you granted us. We will never forget. ... See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

Irshad Manji

Attn People of the ‘Peg: This is me w/ CJOB's Geoff Currier. Great interview. And TONIGHT at 7, I’ll be at McNally Robinson Bookstore (Grant Park) with CBC Radio ’s Ismaila Alfa. Join us for an uncensored conversation about free speech, diversity, and labeling. See you there! ... See MoreSee Less

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3 months ago

Irshad Manji

Hey Toronto-area fans: The sun is shining, the Raptors are winning, and - to top it all off - I’ll be speaking at the Toronto Public Library *before* game 4 starts tonight. Join me from 7-8 pm at 789 Yonge. Your weekend beach read awaits... ... See MoreSee Less

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Constructive Conflict
Constructive Conflict

posted on: February 15, 2019

Increasingly, I’m speaking at colleges and universities about the hottest topic going: how to achieve diversity and inclusion. Most educators see diversity as a matrix of skin colors, genders, religious affiliations and sexual orientations. But diversity is also about airing...Continue reading ...

Elie Wiesel, Border-Buster
Elie Wiesel, Border-Buster

posted on: February 10, 2019

As I prepare to embark on my next book tour, my mind returns to a previous tour and the wonderful friends I made on it. One of them: Elie Wiesel. To the public, he was the Nobel prize-winning author, human...Continue reading ...

"Sometimes, the accommodation of other people means not that you change who you are, but you adapt how you behave so that you can understand how they are. 1/2
@staceyabrams

#SlateSpeak
A3: Many of the videos from @MoralCourage give me hope for humanity. https://t.co/dh0sHm7OSZ

‘We stuck together like neighbors are supposed to do’: A community thwarts a father’s ICE arrest: https://t.co/l8wrYmOgJM

Border Patrol Agent: “I realized I had walled off my emotions so I could do my job without getting hurt. I’d see kids crying because they want to see their dads, and... I couldn’t let them see ... their fathers because that was against the rules.” https://t.co/5GmRZ8j4NS

DHS Agents interrupted a live TV interview to intimidate and harass a former ICE whistleblower.

This is what fascism looks like in action.

https://t.co/xW1KspGlLh

3 weeks ago

Moral Courage

Mississippi's governor's race is heating up. But while the politicians are debating the flag issue, here's an example of how people on the ground can get real with each other, discuss and make change: ... See MoreSee Less

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