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TSEC provides evidence-based research on those who advocate violent and non-violent extremism which challenges Canadian values enshrined in the Constitution, the Charter of Rights and the Criminal Code of Canada.
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Latest Blog Entries on Extremism, Terrorism and Violence Against Women
Carleton University, like many others, has a credibility problem in this area. Peer review, once the gold standard of academic work has increasingly come under intense criticism for its widespread fraud, misrepresentation and plagiarism. An entire industry has been build up around reporting these problems and tracking the large numbers of retractions from “peer reviews journals.” The courts have not been kind to peer review either, especially in the areas of extremism and terrorism, as can be seen in Words Matter: Peer Review as a Failing Safeguard .read more
VICE Magazine published an article on 23 August 2016 claiming that our recent research project on extremism in Canada is “Mostly Bullshit.” The entire article by VICE is below for ease of reference.
The reality is that the VICE Magazine article itself is not Bulls**t. It is much worse than that. Any farmer or politician can tell you that Bulls**t has some uses. The VICE Magazine article is lazy journalism passing itself off as “hip” or “edgy.” This kind of narrative journalism in a post-modern and post-fact era seems to be an acceptable standard.read more
Will tighter gun controls lead to safer societies?
The terrorist attack on an Orlando nightclub has started yet another round of mainly emotional debate on the difficult issue of gun control. President Obama (and others) are attempting to use the mass killing of 49 people in a night club by a terrorist into a pivot point for the gun control debate. The debates, especially in the visual media, tend to be fact-free and reflect the agendas of the people involved rather than what is truly need: facts.read more
If the Government of Canada knowingly and directly funds an extremist organization, does it then bear responsibility for any subsequent extremist activity? Why would the Government of Canada fund at organization that is known for its Islamist links?read more
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We are Canadians who are concerned about the role of extremism and terrorism in Canada. We believe in the Constitution, the Charter of Rights and the Criminal Code of Canada. We believe that all people are equal before the law. We believe that the issues of extremism and violence against women are closely linked through ideologies that are exclusionary, misogynistic, supremacist and regressive. We take no foreign money, corporate money, no political party money or university money. We believe that accurate, timely and solid intelligence analysis serves Canada, its allies and all of those who value the freedom of speech, thought and ideas.