CBC Opinion piece on historical memory and anti-immigrant politics

Jordan Stanger Ross’ and Oliver Schmidtke’s Op-Ed on CBC News explores how a particular historical narrative of immigration can be employed to popularize anti-immigrant, exclusive nationalism even in a country of immigration such as Canada: “In Europe, right-wing nationalists replace the painful lessons of the 20th century with glorified national histories, and assert the cultural superiority of their own national community.”