Is China trying to stoke racial tensions over Facebook in the US? Shuvaloy Majumdar on the Jamil Jivani Show

(Note: interview starts at 10:20.) MLI Foreign Policy Program Director and Munk Senior Fellow Shuvaloy Majumdar joined MLI Senior Fellow Jamil Jivani to discuss how China is trying to stoke racial divisions over social media in North America. “What happens is that China uses the platforms we have built to exploit those divisions in our… Continue reading Is China trying to stoke racial tensions over Facebook in the US? Shuvaloy Majumdar on the Jamil Jivani Show

Lockdowns are hurting our mental health and making us feel powerless: Jamil Jivani in the National Post

There’s only so much you can do as you watch your loved ones drown in despair, writes Jamil Jivani in the National Post. Below is an excerpt from the article, which can be read in full here.  By Jamil Jivani, April 12, 2021  As more parts of the country head back into various states of… Continue reading Lockdowns are hurting our mental health and making us feel powerless: Jamil Jivani in the National Post

What Does it Mean to be a Black Conservative? Jamil Jivani on TVO’s The Agenda

 Do Black voters generally lean toward liberal ideologies? MLI Senior Fellow Jamil Jivani joined TVO’s The Agenda alongside noted Canadian Black Conservatives to dispel that concept.  The panel discusses ideology, racism, identity politics and how conservative politics might be the ideal place for Black Canadians to cast their votes.

Blackness test for Ottawa grants a throwback to colonialism: Jamil Jivani in the National Post

Having government officials measure “Blackness” feels like a throwback to colonialism. The dehumanizing act of questioning a Black person’s Blackness remains far too common, writes Jamil Jivani. Below is an excerpt from the article, which can be read in full here. By Jamil Jivani, January 18, 2021 For a government so politically correct it borders on… Continue reading Blackness test for Ottawa grants a throwback to colonialism: Jamil Jivani in the National Post

Shameful news media overlooks authoritarianism in the anti-racism movement: Jamil Jivani in the National Post

The character flaws of the media’s handpicked activists and academics have been revealed for all to see, writes Jamil Jivani in the National Post.  By Jamil Jivani, January 4, 2021  Canadian news media companies enter the new year with eggs on their faces. Our country’s “progressive” journalists have been exposed as evading their responsibility to… Continue reading Shameful news media overlooks authoritarianism in the anti-racism movement: Jamil Jivani in the National Post

Why I am not a liberal: Jamil Jivani in the National Post

Taken together, the far-left’s political agenda is an attempt to remake Western democracies from the top down, writes Jamil Jivani in the National Post. Below is an excerpt from the article, which can be read in full here.  By Jamil Jivani, December 14, 2020  I wouldn’t blame you for assuming I’m a liberal. Just take… Continue reading Why I am not a liberal: Jamil Jivani in the National Post

A trailblazing Toronto judge, and the Twitter mob that has come for him: Jamil Jivani in the National Post

Justice McLeod’s predicament has all the signs of a cause de jure in today’s media environment. Who knows if it will get the attention it deserves, writes Jamil Jivani in the National Post. Below is an excerpt from the article which can be read in full here. By Jamil Jivani, December 4, 2020  Imagine you… Continue reading A trailblazing Toronto judge, and the Twitter mob that has come for him: Jamil Jivani in the National Post

True diversity means the freedom to break from ideological orthodoxy: Jamil Jivani, Shuvaloy Majumdar and Kaveh Shahrooz in the Toronto Star

Advocating for true diversity and inclusion has never been easy. We know we’re not alone, and our work will demonstrate that fact as more people of colour reclaim their voices, write Jamil Jivani, Shuavloy Majumdar, and Kaveh Shahrooz in the Toronto Star. By Jamil Jivani, Shuavloy Majumdar, and Kaveh Shahrooz, November 30, 2020 In 2016,… Continue reading True diversity means the freedom to break from ideological orthodoxy: Jamil Jivani, Shuvaloy Majumdar and Kaveh Shahrooz in the Toronto Star

My friend the hillbilly: Jamil Jivani in the National Post

J.D. Vance, author of Hillbilly Elegy, taught me that some of his experiences in Appalachia weren’t that different from my own, writes Jamil Jivani in the National Post. Below is an excerpt from the article, which can be read in full here.  By Jamil Jivani, November 25, 2020 If you had told me 10 years… Continue reading My friend the hillbilly: Jamil Jivani in the National Post

What the media gets wrong on the Indigenous narrative: Sharleen Gale on Tonight with Jamil Jivani

Chief of the Fort Nelson First Nations Sharleen Gale joined MLI Senior Fellow Jamil Jivani to discuss persistent narratives in media about Indigenous peoples, economic development, and the role First Nations can play in Canada’s economic recovery. “I find that the media often is looking for stories that show division or crisis,” explains Gale. “Particularly… Continue reading What the media gets wrong on the Indigenous narrative: Sharleen Gale on Tonight with Jamil Jivani