Charges dropped against AW@L Radio host Dan Kellar

After 15 months on bail, the absurd charges against indy journalist and activist Dan Kellar have been dropped. We present a piece from the Toronto Media Co-op and Dan's post-court statement.

Slamming the Anthropocalypse - interview with 2 BC poets

on their way thorugh waterloo region on a cross continental Anthropocalypse tour, BC slam poets Johnny MacRae & shayne avec i grec, stopped by CKMS for a quick interview before their kitchener performance.

Solidarty Against Austerity - Alex Hundert Reads his Article from The Peak, from Jail

Alex Hundert is a communty organiser, land defending activist currently serving the remains of a 20 month prison sentence for his role in building a resistance to the 2010 G20 summit in toronto and his work highlighting the colonial oppression and capitalist exploitation directing the canadian state experiment

The piece this audio was created from Solidarity against Austerity was written for the Sept 2012 edition on The Peak magazine from Guelph which focused on the Quebec Student Strike. This piece looks into the common ground all youth, whether in jail or in school, have in resisting austerity and what the common impacts of this economic disaster will be.

The KW Flying V's Go to the Canadian National Poetry Slam

Janice Lee of KW's first ever competition poetry slam team - the all women The Flying V's dropped by the CKMS studio to talk talk slam poetry, community, anti-patriarchy, and culture, before the team left for the canadian slam competition held in October is Saskatchewan to drop their fiercely poetic feminisms on the prairie crowds.

We also feature tracks from the Flying V's album available on bandcamp (ThunderCunts, Before I Hand Back Your Quizzes, Alouette)

Smash the State Report - 2012-11-30

Actions Against Austerity and to save CSUMB in KW by Poverty Makes Us Sick + all over the world! G20 cops not in trouble, Mahjoub calling for trouble, and response to the attacks on Gaza.

GRIS Newsletter #2 - Dec 04 2012

GRIS Newsletter #2
In this one:

News and Updates:

1. Grassy Narrows Blockade: 10th Anniversary --

* interviews with Judy da Silva, Leah Henderson, and Gary Sault,
* stories from Toronto and Kenora,
* a reflective essay on the blockade
* a retrospective slideshow with photos from Grassy Narrows and the blockade

2. The Struggle Against Pipelines and the Tar Sands

Oshkimaadziig: An Anishinabek Awareness Encampment for Peace and Unity

In an effort to bring awareness, and build an understanding towards true peace and unity on Turtle Island, several Anishnabek men have established an open-invite encampment in Awenda Park.

Women resist, police repress: Stories of gendered police violence at the Toronto G20

An interview with Shailagh Keaney, whose chapter: Women Resist, Police Repress: Stories of Gendered Police Violence at the Toronto G20, gives real life stories of police brutality.

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Resisting reversal: Stopping the tar sands in Ontario

An interview with Stop the Tar Sands KW representative Paisley Cozzarin on the proposed flow reversal of the Enbridge Line 9 pipeline in southern Ontario to precipitate shipping tar sands crude east.

Stop the waste park! Stop the sludge!

Interviews with Haudenosaunee elder Ruby Montour and SPIRG rep James Cook on the ongoing blockade against a proposed sludge-to-fertilizer plant in Dundalk, Ontario.

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