Discrimination: Alive in 21st Century North America

More than ever before
Rahman Mohamed
Updated 5 March 2017

Prejudice: judgement based on a single aspect; considering someone to act and behave in a certain way because of a certain quality. Discrimination: dividing a group of people into multiple groups using prejudice.  Ableism: creating an us and them using disability, a prejudgement of persons with disability second-class to “normal” people or people without a visible disability is a relatively new form of discrimination.  North America has battled discrimination since the landing of the Europeans.  Aboriginals, Indigenous persons, Inuit, and others were classified as second-class.  Although it as made strong gains in attempts to silence discrimination it is still alive in North America, both within society and among social leaders in Canada and United States. Continue reading

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O’Leary: Not Conservative; A True NDP

He says he’s a Conservative but his actions say otherwise.  Where on political spectrum does Kevin O’Leary really stand?
Rahman Mohamed

The word is out.  Kevin O’Leary, the dragon who exhaled the most fire and the shark that bites the most says he’s thinking about changing jobs.  He’s considering a run for the Conservative leadership, recently vacated by Stephen Harper, a choice some are beginning to regret.  But is he really a Conservative?  His actions from Shark Tank and Dragons’ Den clearly prove that he’s a better fit for the NDP.

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The Final Say

Voting day: It’s finally here.
Rahman Mohamed

After 78 days in what will be a historic election that has been watched internationally, the day has come: Canadians will learn who will represent them in the House of Commons.  Since Confederation voter turnout in Canada has been low.  According to CBC, Elections Canada is expecting a large voter turnout.  3.6 million Canadians voted in advance polls.  Polls have closed in some parts of Eastern Canada.  So who will lead Canada?

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