Irshad Manji: Rethinking Life on the Left

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Bestselling author and Moral Courage Project founder Irshad Manji calls herself a poster child for multiculturalism, and has lived with labels such as ,gay,, ,Muslim,, ,feminist,, ,Islam reformist., In her new book, "Don't Label Me," she argues that defining people by labels is a kind of ,dishonest diversity, that reduces individuals to one-dimensional representatives for a community. She talks to Nam Kiwanuka about the multifaceted nature of identity, and how understanding this can heal the divide defining politics and culture today.
Episode:
Ontario Hubs; The Agenda's Week
Aired:
Jun 07, 2019