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Jagmeet Singh and the rise of a new brand of Sikh politics

Jagmeet Singh celebrates with supporters after winning the first ballot in the NDP leadership race to be elected the leader of the federal New Democrats in Toronto on Sunday, October 1, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young Arshy Mann is a … Continue reading

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Sikh Lawyer Jagmeet Singh Becomes Canada’s First Non-White Politician To Lead A Major Party

Jagmeet Singh Last week, Jagmeet Singh, a lawyer and the son of Indian Sikh immigrants from Punjab, became the leader of Canada’s New Democratic Party winning 53.6% of votes cast by his party members. His victory was heralded globally as … Continue reading

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A Sikh becomes leader of Canada’s left-leaning opposition party

JAGMEET SINGH could have done many things when a heckler accused him at a campaign rally last month of plotting to subject Canada to sharia. The turbaned politician could have pointed out that he is a Sikh, not a Muslim. … Continue reading

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The Master In Downward-Facing Dog: Sikh Painting And Cultural Appropriation Gurmeet Singh , October 1st, 2017 01:58

In this deep-diving long read, Gurmeet Singh explores the complex interplay of reference and appropriation in Sikh painting, Kundalini yoga, and Western art styles David’s Napoleon Crossing the Alps; Gurbux Singh’s Guru Gobind Singh; A poster based on Gurbux Singh’s … Continue reading

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How Canadian Sikh politician Jagmeet Singh has successfully battled racism with love

New Democratic Party federal leadership candidate Jagmeet Singh speaks a meet and greet event in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, July 17, 2017. Picture taken July 17, 2017 | Mark Blinch/Reuters Within the space of a few moments, Jagmeet Singh became one … Continue reading

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