The Daily GRRR - February 19 2013 - Defending the Land: Dispatch

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HEADLINES for Feb. 19th, 2013

1. Globe & Mail defends Cdn. mining company despite human rights abuses
2. Attawapiskat diamond mine blockade continues, despite court injunction
3. Canada escalates lobbying in US for approval of Keystone XL pipeline
4. Keystone XL pipeline is already damaged as construction continues
5. Information and Mobilization Night: Resisting the Violence of Prisons

Midway Music: Great Big Sea - "The Chemical Worker’s Song”

Feature Article: “The Globe and Mail as Corporate Apologists: Behind the love affair with Barrick Gold” by Sakura Saunders from the Toronto Media Co-op

Closing Song: Stars - "The Beginning After the End"

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

Homelessness marathon and the fight for social housing kicks things off, then we go into abuses in jails, a nuclear north korea, dead executives

AW@L Radio - Smash the State Report: Feb. 08, 2013

Snowshoeing for safety, learning your history to avoid being racist, and stopping nuclear processing in toronto kick off the episode which continues on...

The Daily GRRR! - February 14 2013 - (Im)migrant And Labour Justice Edition

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HEADLINES for Feb 14th, 2013
1. Factory in Greece starts production under workers' control
2. Anarchist Robin Hood on Trial in Barcelona
3. (En)gendering Resistance: Exploring the Possibilities of Gender, Resistance and Militancy
4. Six homeless deaths in Toronto so far in 2013
5. Citizenship and Immigration Office Occupied
6. Mounties raped, abused B.C. aboriginal girls, rights watchdog alleges in report

Midway Music: The Redskins - "We have the power"

Feature:
Article: "Vancouver misses housing goals: ‘Report Card’ gives A+ for privatization and deregulation of housing" by "Nathan Crompton" from "the Mainlander"
http://themainlander.com/2013/02/13/vancouver-misses-housing-goals-repor...

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The Daily GRRR! - February 13 2013 - Community Revitalization Edition

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HEADLINES for Feb 13 2013
1. Legal victory for US war resisters seeking asylum in Canada
2. White-nose syndrome spreads to PEI bats
3. Infectious anemia virus identified at salmon farm in Nova Scotia
4. EI changes leave migrant and seasonal workers at a loss

Midway Music: Statues – "Living In Lines"

Article: "Canada’s judicial, corrections systems failing to serve justice" by Janice Lee. Published in The Record on February 12 2013

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Closing Song: The Rural Alberta Advantage – "The Deadroads"

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The Daily GRRR! - February 12 2013 - Watershed Report Edition

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HEADLINES for Feb. 12th, 2013

1. Gas-fired energy plant proposed for Guelph faces criticism over cost and environmental concerns
2. Police salaries to increase amid calls for more civilian oversight
3. Hydro-electric power dam being developed for Grand River by the Conservation Authority
4. City of Guelph to appeal local quarry’s water permits over “abuse of process”
5. “1 Billion Rising” to end violence against women, with local V-Day event on Thursday
6. First annual KW Anarchist Bookfair comes to town this Saturday

Midway Music: Test Their Logik - "No One Is Illegal”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JrGluMzWgec

Feature Article: “Toronto’s Free Schools, It Takes a Community: A Recent History of Anarchist Free Schools in the Toronto Area” by Megan Kinch from the Toronto Media Co-op

http://toronto.mediacoop.ca/story/torontos-free-schools/16025

Closing Song” Janice Lee & the Free Radicals - "I Lost My Darlin’ (They Gone Take Him to Jail)"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gViAAhwYqCQ

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AW@L Radio: David Cedeño and his Support Committee speak on Racism and Neglect in Jail

Interview undertaken by the Support Committee for David Cedeño on February 5th 2013 with David Cedeño and an interview with committee member al.

The Daily GRRR! - February 11 2013 - Defending The Land: Dispatch

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HEADLINES for Feb. 11th, 2013

1. Operation Thunderbird Launches in Effort to Document Violence Against Indigenous Women
2. Kwakwaka’wakw hereditary Chief Beau Dick shames government with traditional ceremony
3. Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement Continues to Falter
4. Federal government responds to human rights complaint by spying on First Nations advocate
5. Quebec Students Announce New Mobilization for Free Education
6. Israel evicts Palestinians at gunpoint from newest reclamation camp
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Midway Music: David Holmes - "My Water’s on Fire Tonight (The Fracking Song)”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=timfvNgr_Q4

Feature: “A.N.C. Anonymous News Episode 1: Operation Thunderbird”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=LUNtRu4V8Nk#!

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Closing Song: Tara Williamson- "Water Flows"

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The Daily GRRR! February 8th 2013: Waves Through Walls

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HEADLINES for Feb 08th, 2013
1. Attawapiskat diamond mine blockade ends
2. Sen. Brazeau removed from conservative caucus after police called to home
3. Kitchener-Centre MPP John Milloy has “No Clue”!
4. System failed 11-year-old shocked by police Taser in B.C.: report
5. Baby born on prison floor: Ontario corrections ministry opens disciplinary procedure
6. Federal inmates who work in prison lose bid to unionize as public servants
7. Inmates at Quebec jail stage protest that leads to nine hour standoff

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Hunger Strike Helps Expose Deficient Conditions and Mistreatment at Central North Correctional Centre

Hunger Strike Helps Expose Deficient Conditions and Mistreatment at Central North Correctional Centre

AW@L Radio: Smash the State Report - Feb. 1, 2013

Anti-tar sands day of action targeting pipelines and two row marches in Ontario lead into updates from NOII, duets from Howl, G20 jail, and nuclear Greenland, and more!

The Daily GRRR! - Feb 7, 2013 - Immigrant & Labour Justice Edition

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HEADLINES for Feb. 7th, 2013
1. Attack on free collective bargaining political, not fiscal
2. Canadian court rules in favour of US war resister
3. Seattle General Strike, 94th anniversary marked on February 6th
4. Open letter to Premier-Designate Kathleen Wynne Re: Hampstead tragedy
5. Employers must accommodate staff’s child-care requests, federal court rules
6. Study: Global Warming Can Be Slowed By Working Less

Double Feature:
Audio: "Excerpt: Witness to Revolution: The Story of Anna Louis Strong" by "Lucy Ostrander" from "http://www.stourwater.com/"
Video Link: http://depts.washington.edu/labhist/strike/video.shtml
Audio: "An abridged reading of 'The Abolition of Work'" by "Bob Black" from "http://www.theinfinityes.com/"
Video Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ie5zO-mF31M
Please take the time to read the full, unedited essay available here:
http://deoxy.org/endwork.htm

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The Daily GRRR! - February 6 2013 - Anti-Institutional Edition

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HEADLINES for February 6, 2013
1. National march in solidarity with vulnerable women of Vancouver's downtown eastside
2. Rise in popularity of furry winter clothing is faced with resistance by grassroots activists
3. No inquest into the deaths of ten migrant workers near Hampstead last year
4. Naming the victims of US drone strikes
5. Police shoot and kill Squamish chief's son

Midway Music: The Coup - "The Guillotine"

Feature: The close-up today is an article connecting the struggle of unions resisting Bill C-377 to grassroots movement Idle No More:
Article: When Crisis Becomes Opportunity: Progressive Organizing After Bill C-377. By Joel Davison Harden, from Rabble.ca

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Closing Song: The Coup - Strange Arithmetic

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The Daily GRRR! - February 5 2013 - Watershed Report Edition

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HEADLINES for Feb. 5th, 2013

1.Region of Waterloo takes Ontario government to court over urban sprawl
2. Anti-native “activist” Gary McHale awarded Jubilee Medal early to avoid protests
3.March through St. Catherines marks 400th anniversary of the Two Row Wampum, oldest living treaty between Six Nations Confederacy and European settlers
4. Protesters stop train on CP Rail tracks over concerns with Toronto uranium plant
5. Students rally against tuition hikes at the University of Guelph, inspired by Quebec students’ example
6. Local farmers warn against future of food monopolies by giant agri-business
7. Fracking review flawed, relies on industry information: Council of Canadians

Midway Music: David Holmes - "My Water’s on Fire Tonight (The Fracking Song)”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=timfvNgr_Q4

Article: “Fracking in Canada: Why the public outrage?" by Leah Karpus from Alive.com

http://www.alive.com/articles/view/23262/fracking_in_canada

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Closing Song: Slow Teeth - "Streetlights"

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AW@L Radio - Smash The State Report: Jan. 25, 2013

support the hunger strike at Penetang prison then listen to news about Honduran mining laws, Mapuche resistance, resource extraction plans in NA, pissed off scientists + more!

AW@L Radio - Smash The State Report: Jan. 18, 2013

We cover "religious freedom," captivity of all sorts, solidarity for teachers and INM updates! Plus blocking pipelines and Grassy Narrows!

The Daily GRRR! - Feb. 4, 2013 - Defending the Land: Dispatch

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HEADLINES for Feb. 4th, 2013

1.Rape survivors must sign away rights to get remedy from Barrick
2. CIDA supports new Honduran mining laws that jeopardize local communities.
3.Billboard campaign in Hungary, paid for by Canadian government, warns Roma refugees not to choose Canada as asylum destination
4. Incoming U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry talks Keystone XL with Canadian counterparts
5. Conservative MPs attack abortion rights again
6. Welfare reform on the table at Queen’s Park following Kathleen Wynne’s selection as Liberal leader

Midway Music: Janet Panic - "Out on a Limb”

Interview: “Jan 28 Snow Lake interview" by Chief Arlen Dumas for MEDIA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVI38p2eniM&feature=player_embedded

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Closing Song: Various Artists- "Sit By My Fire"

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The Daily GRRR! - January 31 2013: Community Revitalization Edition

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HEADLINES for January 31st, 2013

1. Native activists reject Jubilee medal also presented to renowned racist
2. Denmark to decide whether Greenland can start mining uranium
3. NOII Vancouver Encourages Solidarity with Migrant Workers
4. 4. The Icelandic Way: Says Icelandic President, "Let banks go bankrupt"
5. Stop The Cuts Emergency Action: Cuts Cost Lives, No More Homeless Deaths!

Article: Anti-Capitalism and Feminism, from the "Greater Toronto Workers' Assembly"

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The Daily GRRR! - Jan 30, 2013 - Immigrant & Labour Justice Edition

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HEADLINES for Jan 30th, 2013
1. Picket in solidarity with striking Porter Airlines workers
2. CLC report: Corporate Tax Freedom Day is January 30 - Big businesses hoard cash from tax giveaways, not investing in jobs
3. Calgary’s wealth gap called ‘most unequal in the country’
4. Shipping Harper limos to India cost $1 million
5. Groundswell Community Justice Trust Fund, Feb 15th Deadline
6. Applicants for Canadian visas will be checked against U.S. databases
7. The Association for Student Solidarity Trade Union (Asse) Launches new website Tuition Free

Midway Music: Marion Wade - "Put It On The Ground"

Feature Audio:
Anti-Capitalism and Feminism from the "Greater Toronto Workers' Assembly" series on the same topic
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=O4eYxZK5fKs

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The Daily GRRR! - Jan. 29, 2013 - The Watershed Report

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HEADLINES for Jan. 29th, 2013

1. Siding with developers, provincial tribunal re-introduces lax urban sprawl regulations in Waterloo Region
2. New research reveals previously unknown, and devastating, impacts of pesticides on amphibians.
3. Local doctor prepared to distribute life-saving drug to drug users
4. Imprisoned Kinew James, who bravely spoke up about sexual assault by Grand Valley Institute guards, dies of a heart attack at age 35
5. Coyote sighting in Guelph
6. Anti-native "activist" to get Queen's Jubilee Medal

Midway Music: The Tallest Man on Earth - "Wind and Walls"
Article: “'They know they are not alone': Anti-mining activists connect-the-dots in Oaxaca, Mexico" by Liam Barrington-Bush from Rabble.ca

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Closing Song: LAL - Brown Eyed Warrior

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