• Nationalism,  News,  Targeted Individuals

    Canadian Left Threatens New Political Party

    An obscure left-wing organization, the Canadian Anti-Hate Network, is publicly threatening to name and shame the 250 Canadians who confirmed they are supporting the registration of the Canadian Nationalist Party at Elections Canada. Evan Balgord, Executive Director of the organization, which is funded by the Southern Poverty Law Center, issued an incendiary statement July 10 that calls for these individuals to be harassed at home and fired at work. Here’s part of what he demanded: “The Canadian Anti-Hate Network will publish the names of 250 members of the neo-Nazi Canadian Nationalist Party if they are successful in becoming a registered political party. We plan to publish these names and their cities of…

  • News

    Ricardo Duchesne in His Own Words

    We’ve heard a lot from Prof. Duchesne’s critics, here are some of his own words, extracted from a Canadian Press interview published by CityNews. “I want to have my own voice,” he said in an interview. “I believe that’s what Canada is about, to allow debate and freedom of expression.” “I haven’t done anything wrong, really,” he said. “I’m not racist or supremacist.” Duchesne, who is originally from Puerto Rico, said he believes the controversy is being generated by his 2017 book Canada in Decay: Mass Immigration, Diversity, and the Ethnocide of Euro-Canadians. “I am a strong critic of immigration,” he said in an interview. “I believe that Canada and…

  • News

    Unpacking A Television News Report

    Television news is a powerful medum for molding public opinion. Let’s look at a relatively unbiased news report on the Duchesne witch-hunt from Global News. Have a listen to the report as Global reporter Morganne Campbell tries to balance the accusations against Duchesne and his response to them. The problem he faces is that the accusation she uses is unattributed and undocumented. Here’s a quote: “He’s been accused of displaying white supremacist views after appearing on Faith Goldys podcast; she’s a known far-right white nationalist.” Accused? By whom? And the second part of the sentence is damning by association. She then interviews a Student Council representative who says about those…