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Journalist @FocusMagVic | words @TheMartlet @CapitalDailyVic + others | EiC of OnPol 2020-22 @UVicPoli | 非政治人物 (he/him) | usual disclaimers | at #CPSA_ACSP21
27 Mar
This is a tricky topic, but discussion needs to begin: Why I won't be attending the #StopAsianHate rally in #yyj tomorrow, a thread. [x/20] #bcpoli #yyjpoli

Anti-racism work needs to happen, but we have to be careful about what's being centered. I had multiple friends text me about this rally, hoping to do something useful. Uncritical local news coverage like this isn't helping either: /1

“The shooting in Atlanta was shocking,” the Harmony Foundation, a local organization supporting the rally, wrote in a statement. But what is the Harmony foundation?

They don't seem to have much of an internet presence. But a quick search on Linkedin shows this: /2
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