Blog by John Miller

Bad whitesplaining

February 18th, 2020

Call it the shameful ‘whitesplaining’ of the Wet’suwet’en protest.

As Canada’s crippling rail shutdown reaches into its third week, an overwhelming majority of voices in the country’s mainstream media have spoken: The Aboriginal demonstrators, who claim they are defending their lands from a natural gas pipeline they do not want, are lawless thugs or fringe activists and it’s time for actio ...