Michael Krakowiak

Michael is a York University graduate in IT. He has experience in web design, desktop publishing and technical support. Prior to joining CPJ, Michael worked as an editor and proofreader in a few Polish-Canadian newspapers as well as a computer support specialist. He also published several issues of an ethnic newspaper "razem.ca". Michael is originally from Kielce, Poland. Before he moved to Ottawa, he spent 9 years living in Toronto. He has a strong interest in on-line technologies and is a passionate fan of soccer.

CPJ square icon

Posts by Michael Krakowiak

Airplane flying over an immigration detention centre

Faith-based groups call on Canada to abolish immigration detention

Between April 2019 and March 2020, 138 infants and children were held in immigration detention. A recent report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Amnesty International Canada found that Canada’s refugee system has been tarnished over the last decade by the incarceration of tens of thousands of individuals in immigration detention, many of them in provincial jails. Immigration…

Read More »

Book Review: Border and Rule: Global Migration, Capitalism, and the Rise of Racist Nationalism

Harsha Walia’s Border & Rule: Global Migration, Capitalism, and the Rise of Racist Nationalism, offers a timely categorical takedown of the artificial and increasingly indefensible notion of the settler nation-state. Contemporary forces like the climate crisis and the coronavirus pandemic have irreversibly disrupted the free-market economy and socio-political status quo. Walia speaks to these phenomena…

Read More »