Members of the Geneva-based Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, "anti-racism watchdog" of the UN, have released a report questioning Canada's use of the terms "visible minorities" and "ethnocultural communities." The report offered no alternative labels but chances are good another report is planned to appoint dignitaries to appoint other dignitaries to draft a lexicon of politically sensitive terminology. (HT: Mitchieville)
Canada's use of the term "visible minorities" to identify people it considers susceptible to racial discrimination came under fire at the United Nations yesterday — for being racist.I'm not really sure what that last paragraph actually means, but I think it's a good argument against affirmative action and equity hiring practices.
Other highlights of the report include a call for Canada to provide welfare to illegal immigrants and failed refugee applicants.No need to apply; just join the ration line.
Cross-posted: Dust my Broom