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The BCGEU May Not Only Be Full Of Shit…

Did the BCGEU do this?

Did the BCGEU put a new meaning to the concept of the flying squad on Thursday?

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What’s Going Wrong With The Student Fee Protests?

Anarchists or concerned students?

It was another beautiful day for a demonstration- the sun was shining and was mercifully accompanied by a cool soothing breeze. Spirits were high when I arrived on the scene. There was a small contingent of police- less than usual, I’m guessing this was related to Prince Charles’ visit…

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An Open Letter To Thomas Mulcair

Thomas Mulcair- let’s hope he’s a lover and not a street fighter…

Dear Mr. Mulcair,

You have a big problem on your hands, as does the rest of the country. True, every political party has its loonies- but, the NDP’s crazies are a danger to our country…

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Letter From A Fauxhawk (featuring Jayson Fleury!)

Jayson Fleury- From Harsha Walia’s Fauxhawk Band

I woke up this morning to find I got a message from Jayson Fleury- you may remember him from my story about Occupy Toronto’s ‘sacred’ fire. If you’ve been around activist circles in Toronto or Vancouver, chances are you’ve run across this guy.

Have a look at his letter, and my response below. This could be interesting…

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Occupy Toronto’s Anarchist Brandon Gray And His Chequered Past!

Ashleigh Ingle & Brandon Gray

I’ve been sitting on this story since March, as I didn’t have enough evidence to make a conclusive connection. Despite the attacks of those who don’t like what I am writing (I’m talking about you Sakura Saunders), I do try my best to get the facts straight before I publish…

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Montrealers! Unhappy About Bill 78? Blame It On The Bloc!

The city of Montreal has passed Bill 78 by a margin of 33-2- banning the use of masks in demonstrations. The bill also requires protesters to provide the authorities with planned routes for their demonstrations eight hours before they are initiated. The law comes across to many as draconian…

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Why ‘Safe Space’ Politics Should Scare You…

The first incident of violence at Occupy Vancouver came long before a juvenile kid in the Black Bloc hit a cop in the face with a flagpole, and long before an occupier bit a fireman and another stole a cop’s ammunition during the ‘sacred’ fire incident. It was a seemingly unexpected event that happened at the end of a General Assembly (GA) that was dedicated to discussing how we’d make Occupy Vancouver a ‘Safe Space’.

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