Author Archives: Jordan Buffie

Social Justice Synonyms #22: “Gypped/Gypsy”

Filed under Global Politics, Race and Racism, Social Justice Synonyms, Uncategorized   ·   April 14th, 2015   ·   0 comments

The word “Gypsy” is the misnomer that subsumes all harmful stereotypes of the Romani people, one that has long connoted illegality and irregularity.

The Maple Leaf and the Olive Tree

Filed under Decolonization, Global Politics, Race and Racism   ·   September 29th, 2014   ·   0 comments

This article is the first in a 3-part series that investigates Israel’s massacres in Gaza from a UBC perspective. This article is a general overview of Canada’s relationship with Israel. The next segment will look at challenges to Palestinian solidarity activism on campus. It will be followed by a piece on Hillel UBC. Introduction As students […]