Shree Paradkar Race & Gender Columnist
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  • Toronto Star

Shree Paradkar, a Toronto Star race and gender columnist, is the 2018-2019 recipient of the Atkinson Fellowship in Public Policy. The author of Betrayed: My cousin's wrongful conviction for the murder of her daughter, Aarushi, she has been a journalist in Bangalore, Mumbai, Singapore and Toronto.

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  • Race
  • Gender

97 Articles
6 days ago

Opinion | A standardized test for social work is: a) necessary or b) unfair to marginalized groups

Incoming Ontario exam for social work professionals looking to practise may be a major barrier for communities seekin...

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12 days ago

Opinion | How media criticisms of Qatar during the World Cup are both accurate and unfair

The scrutiny of the first Arab nation to host the tournament, even if it’s warranted, is hypocritical and self-intere...

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20 days ago

Opinion | Why the definition of antisemitism has become such a polarizing issue

Critics say adherence to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition is being used as a blunt tool to...

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26 days ago

Opinion | Two years ago police accidentally shot this Black woman. Now, she says, they’ve traumat...

Chantelle Krupka, 36, says Peel police officers violently arrested her and her fiancé while they were taking their pu...

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about 1 month ago

Opinion | From Kanye West to Elon Musk’s Twitter, burbling hate shows ‘freedom’ is a fig leaf

The new Twitter era, though only days old, has already provided a perfect case study for what “free speech” actually ...

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about 2 months ago

Opinion | Sorry, Mayor Tory. When it comes to police reform, the incremental approach isn’t good ...

John Tory touts the progress he’s made on rebuilding trust between police and communities. But here’s the problem wit...

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2 months ago

Opinion | Moral panic over sex work has created suffocating prostitution law

An effort to strike down the law saw several advocates this week urging a judge to acknowledge the bleak and unjust r...

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2 months ago

Opinion | These days of Mahsa Amini’s death and Giorgia Meloni’s paranoia send a message to women

There are many forces that threaten to curtail women’s choices. We should denounce them all

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3 months ago

Opinion | No, I do not mourn the Queen

There is little room for the views of millions who vociferously reject Britain’s self-proclaimed greatness, and its r...

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8 months ago

Opinion | ‘It hurts.’ NDP’s nomination debacle shows rulebook on anti-racism is deeply flawed

Black caucus members openly question the New Democrats’ commitment to equality after MPP Kevin Yarde’s ouster in Peel.

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8 months ago

Opinion | One word in gloomy UN climate report offers a ray of hope

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report this week included “colonialism” for the first time. Decolonizat...

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8 months ago

Opinion | Anti-Muslim film ‘The Kashmir Files’ a dangerous step in India’s descent into hate

Endorsed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the movie has elicited visceral reactions and deadly threats against Muslims.

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