The Daily GRRR! - April 16th – “The Watershed Report”

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HEADLINES for April 16th, 2013
1. University of Waterloo’s WPRIG Student Public Interest Conference; Engendering Resistance
2. The Movement for Justice in El Barrio
3. London, Ontario: Today's Bonehead March in Perspective
4. Local landscape to see first impacts from rapid transit project
5. Bus drivers’ union says budget cuts are hurting transit service
6. Manulife told staff to train their replacements when jobs got outsourced
Midway Music: The Slackers – Wasted Days

Feature: Philippine government killing and arresting Labour activists and leaders.

Podcast: “Union Activists killed in the Philippines” by Diana Beaumont and Jiselle Hanna

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The Daily GRRR! - Apr. 15, 2013 - Defending the Land: Dispatch Edition

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HEADLINES for Apr. 15th, 2013

1. Thousands protest in Greece against Canadian gold mine project
2. Muskrat Falls Inuit arrested battling Churchill River hydroelectric dam in Labrador
3. Chinese authoriites squash protests by traditional Mongol herders against state land-grabs
4. Awá Peoples send another urgent plea to evict loggers from their homeland
5. Indigenous Amazonian community will “go to war” with Brazilian government over dam projects
6. Update: ELF prisoner Daniel McGowan forbidden from publishing articles without government permission
7. Event: ‘Movement for Justice in El Barrio’ Speaking Tour stops in KW

Midway Music: Dan Mangan - "Basket”

Feature Article: “Native Hawaiians standing up against use of land for GMO experiments” by Imani Altemus-Williams from Deep Green Resistance News Service

http://dgrnewsservice.org/2013/04/11/native-hawaiians-standing-up-agains...

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AW@L Radio - Smash the State Report: Apr. 5, 2013

Lots of #noLine9 + pipeline, along with other Indigenous sovereignty news. Fighting over alfalfa, finding toxic fish + losing to a beetle. BDS + anti-CAS updates, War resisters + resisting authority.

The Daily GRRR! – April 12th, 2013 - “Waves Thru Walls: Anti-Prison Radio"”

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HEADLINES for Apr 12th, 2013
1. Westover Pumping station not up to federal safety standards
2. Attack in Kitchener’s Victoria Park linked to neo-Nazi group in Alberta
3. Montreal P-6 Bylaw dissent comes to a head
4. NYC Settles Lawsuit with Occupy Wall Street for $350K
5. Supreme Court loss pushes Athabasca Chipewyan FN towards Sovereignty Summer campaign
6. Supreme Court agrees to hear cases dealing with parts of Tory crime agenda
7. Final Grand Jury Resistor Released
Midway Music: Test Their Logik - "Kiss Me Thru The Phone"
Feature: Feature: “Queering Anarchism” Workshop presented at the Mobilizing and Organizing From Below Conference in Baltimore, MD, June 1-3, 2012. For more coverage, go to http://indyreader.org/mobconf.

Editors of the forth-coming title "Queering Anarchism" discuss the importance of the act of queering and the relevance of intersectionality. They will explore sites of queering anarchism including, class struggle, prison abolition, sex work, and trans experiences. They will demonstrate the historical and present significance of intersectionality as an effective tool for social change and analysis. The purpose of this talk is to show the interconnectedness between organized anarchist struggle and queer struggle, and to help construct the road forward.

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The Daily GRRR! - Apr. 11, 2013 - (Im)migrant and Labour Justice Edition

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HEADLINES for Apr 11th, 2013
1. The Movement for Justice in El Barrio Speaking Tour!
2. Canadian IT giant threatens closure of palliative care hospice to avoid union contract
3. Toronto’s IWW Action Call out
4. Don't believe the hype! RBC layoffs not about foreigners vs. Canadians
5. Ontario needs jobs, not more cuts

Midway Music: Steven & CoconuTTreez - "Money"

Feature:
Article: "Report Back from Simcoe: Response to EI Cuts for Migrant Workers" by "Mina Vonnomechingues" from "The Peak Guelph"
http://guelphpeak.org/vol52/2013/04/report-back-from-simcoe-response-to-...

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(En)gendering Resistance: Exploring the Possibilities of Gender, Resistance and Militancy

Dates: 
Friday, April 19, 2013 - 15:00 to Sunday, April 21, 2013 - 15:00

(En)gendering Resistance: Exploring the Possibilities of Gender, Resistance and Militancy

WPIRG’s 2013 School of Public Interest Conference

The Daily GRRR! - April 10, 2013 - Community Health and Resilience

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HEADLINES for April 10, 2013

1. National Health Care Lobby Week actions

2. Xenophobia and racism run rampant as the Feds and the RBC juggle blame over lost jobs

3. Conversations about rising food security issues closed to the people most impacted

4. Children consistently being diagnosed with disorders such as ADHD quite unnecessarily

5. Event: Movement for Justice in El Barrio speaking tour

Midway Music: All The Little People

Feature: “Lawn Gone” - Daniel Wood (The Tyee)

Closing Song: Paper Beat Scissors - Be Patient

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The Daily GRRR! - April 3, 2013 - Community Health and Resilience

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HEADLINES for April 3, 2013

1. Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives response to Ontario’s austerity budget

2. Spring at The Working Centre: seed-starting workshop, CSA signups

3. Physician in Montreal on probation for acting to protect patient health

4. Internal survey reveals federal correctional service as a “toxic” place to work

5. OPIRG Carleton faces referendum

Midway Music: Corinna Rose - Northwest Southeast

Feature: “GM Seeds and the Militarization of Food - and Everything Else”: an interview with Vandana Shiva

Closing Song: Tansy and Tarweed - Blackwater

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The Daily GRRR! - Apr. 9, 2013 - Watershed Report

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HEADLINES for Apr. 9th, 2013

1. ON oil spill 100x larger than first reported, proving trains no safer than pipelines
2. Reversal of oil flow revealed as a factor that caused Arkansas’ pipeline rupture, as proposed for Line 9
3. CAMPAIGN: Support grassroots Indigenous delegates to Shell AGM in the Netherlands
4. Monsanto to ‘solve’ problem of endangered bee populations with robot versions to pollinate their GM crops
5. OPIRG-Carleton wins major victory over Conservatives’ defunding campaign in Ottawa
6. Event: Cinema Politica presents the film ‘Blokada’ about a student movement for free education

Midway Music: Cadence Weapon - "Oliver Square”
Feature Article: “Defunding the Public Interest: Conservative Strategy and the Fight for the PIRGs” by Clare O’Connor and Kalin Stacey from Briarpatch Magazine

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The Daily GRRR! - Apr. 8, 2013 - Defending the Land: Dispatch Edition

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HEADLINES for Apr. 8th, 2013

1. Arkansas town on lockdown following ExxonMobil’s oil spill last week
2. Activists in Montreal challenge P6 anti-protest law with civil disobedience
3. First Nations’ occupation and fight to preserve Ontario park continues
4. Day of action in support of grassroots Wet’suwet’en vs. Chevron draws solidarity rallies across Turtle Island
5. Niger Delta’s militant land defense movement condemns its leader’s 24-year prison sentence as “politically motivated”
6. Idle No More-Toronto hosts Indigenous activists and allies for day-long conference on building new nation-to-nation relationships
7. Event: Join Farmers on April 9 - Take Action to Stop GM Alfalfa!

Midway Music: David Rovics - "Song for the ELF”

Feature Article: “Court Documents Prove I was Sent to Control Management Units (CMU) for my Political Speech” by Daniel McGowan from The Huffington Post

Closing Song: Pete Wylie - "The Day That Margaret Thatcher Dies"

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The Daily GRRR! – April 05th, 2013 - “Waves Thru Walls: Anti-Prison Radio"”

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HEADLINES for Apr 05th, 2013
1. Fergus plant closure is dire news, say locals
2. Region to seek court ruling after municipal board rejects appeal
3. Spills, derailments and leaks mark disastrous week for environment
4. Stanley Cup rioter 'not too drunk' to be guilty, judge says
5. Ottawa Police Chief to decide fate of Police Services Act charge against Sgt. Steven Desjourdy
6. Montreal Police arrest woman for posting anti-police graffiti to Instagram

Midway Music: OTEP - "Confrontation"
Feature: Kitchener CTV’s Abigail Bimman investigates Grand Valley Institute in the first three parts of a five part series, titled CTV Investigates: Behind Prison Walls

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The Daily GRRR! - Apr. 04, 2013 - (Im)migrant and Labour Justice Edition

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HEADLINES for Apr. 4th, 2013
1. Deportation is not entertainment phone & twitter storm
2. Raymond Robinson of Cross Lake, Manitoba resumes his hunger strike that he ended with Chief Spence
3. Associated Press to Drop the Word 'Illegal' In Immigration Coverage -- Major Media Victory Resulting from Colorlines Campaign
4. Equal Pay Day in Ontario
5. Baristas at Just Us! Café attempt to unionize, lose their jobs
6. ILO Slams Canadian Government For Postal Worker Back-to-Work Legislation
7. Toronto's Workers Union Endorses 'No Casino Toronto' Campaign

Midway Music: Ernest Ranglin - “Like Immigrants”

Feature:
Article: " Why the AP’s Choice to Drop the I-Word Is a Crucial Victory
" from "Colorlines"
http://colorlines.com/archives/2013/04/why_the_aps_choice_to_drop_the_i-...

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The Daily GRRR! - April 2nd – “The Watershed Report”

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HEADLINES for April 2nd, 2013
1. KW United FC will be hosting an open tryout!
2. University of Waterloo’s WPRIG Student Public Interest Conference; Engendering Resistance
3. Toronto’s IWW Action Call out
4. Police Act Charges against Waterloo Regional Police Officer Delayed pending Appeal
5. Police need Wiretaps not Just a Warrants to search Text Messages
6. UN Chief warns that nearly half the world could face a scarcity of water by 2030
7. The Class Assassins new concept single “The Addiction & The Solution”

Midway Music: The Class Assassins – “The Addition & The Solution”

Feature: A town in Mexico, that kicks out the police, the politicians and the loggers.

Article: Mexican town finds more security and peace by throwing out the police

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AW@L Radio - Smash the State Report: Mar. 22, 2013

Actions and activities going on across the country for social justice. Here is a weekly round-up of news not covered in the mainstream.

The Daily GRRR! - Mar. 28, 2013 - (Im)migrant and Labour Justice Edition

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HEADLINES for Mar. 28th, 2013
1. Tainted water poured for hours before broken Suncor pipe sealed
2. Workers protest outside Klinec Manufacturing in Windsor
3. Homes First workers rally at city hall and win
4. Police escort managers across Labatt's picket line
5. Chicago to Close 61 Public School Facilities to Address $1 Billion Deficit
6. Portland Unions Denounce FBI Raids, Grand Jury Witch Hunt of Activists
7. Union pension dollars bankroll anti-union Porter Airlines

Midway Music: Street Dogs - "Unions and the Law"

Feature:
Article: " Unifying Unions, Deconstructing Differences " by " Michael Wrobel " from "The Link Newspaper"
http://thelinknewspaper.ca/article/4207
Audio: "No One Is Illegal: Deportation is not Entertainment!" from "No One Is Illegal - Vancouver"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxSNaVVQkYE

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The Daily GRRR! - March 27th, 2013 - Community Health and Resilience

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HEADLINES for March 27th, 2013
1. Anti-poverty groups call for $14 an hour minimum wage in Ontario
2. Expansion of Ontario Lottery and Gambling Corporation facilities is impacting First Nations communities’ health
3. Pesticide use likely connected to massive bee die-off last year, no changes in chemical treatment to be made for 2013
4.Kickoff of 2013 World Social Forum in Tunisia
5. Workshop: Knowing the Land is Resistance presents “Towards an Anarchist Ecology”

Midway Music: Broadcast Zero - Same Old Story

Feature: “North-end Traintrack Weeds: building healthy communities” by Knowing the Land is Resistance

Closing Song: The Nefidovs - Read, Write, Regurgitate

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GRIS March 2013 Newsletter

GRAND RIVER INDIGENOUS SOLIDARITY: MARCH NEWSLETTER
ON DECOLONIZATION, ANNOUNCEMENTS & KW-AREA EVENTS/ACTIONS

In this newsletter:

Intro and general updates!

Upcoming Events and Actions

AW@L Radio - Smash the State Report: Mar. 15, 2013.

Holding brutal police accountable - Occupy + Spot Collective reveals counter-insurgency policing in KW, then Alex Hundert's new piece, into protest advice from a street medic + Bradley Manning news.

The Daily GRRR! - Mar. 21, 2013 - Migrant and Labour Justice Edition

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HEADLINES for Mar. 21st, 2013

1. CBSA, National Geographic Film Reality TV Show “Border Security” During Traumatizing Immigration Raids
2. Citizenship and Immigration Launches Second Obnoxious Ad Campaign in as Many Months
3. IWW non-profit workers pass second week of strike in Minneapolis
4. Mountain Equipment Co-op Members Fight to Halt Anti-Democratic Developments in the Organization
5. Ron Plain struggles to fight charges for Idle No More action
6. Poverty Makes Us Sick Calls Action Against Minimum Wage Freeze

Midway Music: Test Their Logik - "A"

Feature: Red Eye Collective podcast - "Canadian Doctors Launch Court Challenge Of Cuts to Refugee Health Care"

http://www.rabble.ca/podcasts/shows/redeye

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Closing Song: David Rovichs - "Song for Bradley Manning"

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The Daily GRRR! - March 20, 2013 - Community Health and Resilience

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HEADLINES for March 20th, 2013
1. Bill C-279- Parliament votes on the rights of trans* Canadians
2. Reportback from Ultimate Walking Toxic Tour of Canada’s Chemical Valley
3. Pollution abatement programs have had a positive impact on Great Lakes, though the basin continues to face significant stress
4. Thomas King talk at Wilfrid Laurier University

Midway Music: From East To Exit - "You Thought”

Feature: ”Organic Farming and Rural Resistance Movement building in Ontario” by L. G. Rosa.

Closing Song: Crookedhook - ”Down It Goes"

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