The Daily GRRR! - March 19th, 2015

Still No Logging - #FreeGrassy - photo Alex Hundert
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HEADLINES for March 19th, 2015
1. Grassy Narrows Maintains Autonomy, Says "No" to Logging in the Whiskey Jack Forest
2. Lubicon Lake Nation Back In Court to Defend Land
3. Onondaga Nation Decries "Native" Mascots for Settler Establishments
4. Arrested ISIS Agent Claims CSIS Employment
5. Cambridge Musicians Respond to Police Targeting of Busker

Song: The Rebel Spell with Rebels Sing

Feature: an interview w/ Amar Wala, the director of the award-winning documentary The Secret Trial 5, which takes a critical look at Canada's security certificate regime. We also discuss parallels with Harper's proposed anti-terror legislation Bill C-51 and the stigma of terror suspicion, among other things.
http://rabble.ca/podcasts/shows/awl/2015/03/documentary-director-amar-wa...

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HEADLINES for March 18th, 2014
1. British Consulate Shutdown #JFTC2
2. Statement from The 32CSM International Department In Solidarity With The Actions By The Hugo Chavez Peoples Defense Front Actions In Support Of Venezuela
3. Tomorrow support The Craigavon Two Download Justice For The Craigavon Two on Itunes
4. Thoughts on Bill C51 and the fruits of similar legislation in The North Of Ireland

Feature: Discussion with Gary Thompson on Rescue Breathing

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Closing Song: Band - "Song"

The Daily GRRR! - March 13th, 2015 - Waves Through Walls: Prison Radio

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HEADLINES for March 13th, 2015
1. York University Undergrads Stage Solidarity Sit-In With 3903 Strikers
2. Ongoing Rights Abuses at The Baffin Correctional Centre
3. BC Starving Prisoners in Cost Reduction Effort
4. Attorney General and Edmonton Guards Sued By Inmate After Hostage Taking Incident
5. Canadian Government Introduces "Life Means Life" Sentencing Reform
6. Transgender Guatemalan Woman in Male American Immigrant Detention Centre
7. Rainbow Reels Continues This Weekend in Waterloo Region

Midway Music: The Rebel Spell with The Wisdom of Accumulation

Reading off an article from PrisonWatchUK by Sean Regan which looks at the so-called "scandinavian" prison model which focuses on empowerment and rehabilitation rather than strict punishment.

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Closing Piece: Mumia Abu-Jamal Words vs. Deeds

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The Daily GRRR! - March 12th, 2015

"RIP Todd Serious - Hamilton Loves You" Markered onto the wall at This Ain't Hollywood in Hamilton - photo Rebel Time Randy
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HEADLINES for March 12th, 2015
1. No Tar Sands Transport Without Consent in Treaty 3 Territories
2. Additional Research Shows Union Busting leads to Economic Inequality
3. Bill C51 Opposition Grows As Hearings Set To Begin
4. ”It’s a sad day” - Todd Serious of the Rebel Spell Dies in Nevada Rock Climbing Accident

Song: The Rebel Spell with Fight For The Sun

Feature:. Read of Towards an anti-colonial anarchism:
Eurocentrism, re-colonization, and settler colonialism
by Vanessa Sloan Morgan from intercontinentalcry.org

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The Rebel Spell: The World Turned Upside Down.

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"It's A Matter of Social Justice": An Alliance Against Poverty in Waterloo Region

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As part of the 13th annual homelessness radio marathon in Canada (17th annual in North America), the CKMS newsroom hosted a discussion with Martin, Brayden, and Oz from KW based Alliance Against Poverty, a grassroots community organization.

The discussion covers social housing and predatory landlords, emergency shelters and downloading of services onto community organizations, accessibility of healthy food, stagnant social assistance payments, and more.

The 2015 homelessness marathon was hosted by CFRC in Kingston and we would again like to thank the organizers for a great job!

For more on the Alliance Against Poverty check: http://allianceagainstpoverty.com/

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The Daily GRRR! - Mar. 10, 2015 - “Too Bad It’s Only Tuesday” Edition

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HEADLINES for Mar. 10, 2015
1. Crude oil crash marks fourth train derailment in Northern Ontario this year
2. Shale gas industry cites their own “bogus science” in defense of fracking
3. B.C. First Nation sues prov gov over treaty violations via resource extraction
4. Environmental protests in Mongolia target Canadian-owned gold mining co.
5. Montreal anti-fascist group organizes counter-action to anti-Muslim demo
6. Israeli co. responsible for apartheid wall in Palestine given US border contract
7. KW joins cities across the country for National Day of Action Against Bill C-51

Midway Music: Terrorist? by Lowkey

Feature: “Don’t Look Away, the Climate Crisis Needs You” by Naomi Klein for The Guardian

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Closing Song: Save Our Waters by Kinnie Starr

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The Daily GRRR! - Mar. 9, 2015 - Your “Ugh, Monday Morning” Edition

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HEADLINES for Mar. 9, 2015
1. Students and admin at Cape Breton University offer united call for free tuition
2. Labour stats show women faring no better in ON workforce after 15 years
3. Gender-based analysis of “hidden” homelessness needed to care for women
4. Chipewyan mom fights N.W.T. gov to use traditional name on birth certificate
5. Trans prison guard gets more respect from San Quentin inmates than coworkers
6. Florida state bill that would criminalize trans bathroom users survives first vote
7. KW hosts 15th annual Rainbow Reels Queer & Trans Film Fest, March 12-15!

Midway Music: Hell by Tegan and Sara

Feature: “Reimagining Feminism On International Women’s Day” by Harsha Walia for Rabble.ca

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Closing Song: The Boys Wanna Be Her by Peaches

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The Daily GRRR! - March 6th, 2015 - Waves Through Walls: Prison Radio

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HEADLINES for March 6th, 2015
1. Whistleblower Matt DeHart Deported from Canada on Sunday
2. Quebec Man Fighting Cell Phone Search Obstruction Charge
3. Hamilton Police Undertaking Stop-and-ID Interactions With Residents
4. Cops Kill Less People When Being Watched and Scrutinized
5. Anarchists Absolved of Federal Charges in Mexican Molotov Attacks
6. Six Nations Man Fighting Contempt of Court Charges in BC
7. Former Prisoner Targeted in a SWATting
8. Harper Wants “Slow death-Row” For Murder Convicts

Midway Musichere is M1 throwing down live with the tune Sacrifice

Feature is a read of an article from Ottawa based Lawyer Michael Spratt that was first posted on iPolitics.ca. The article is called is Life Behind Bars: The Politics of Despair and looks at the canadian government’s attempt to implement the “slow death-row” of life sentences in prison, without the possibility of parole.

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Closing Piece: Mumia, w/ Other brothers in Angola. Visit http://freezulu.org for more on the ongoing, politically motivated 35-year solitary incarceration of Kenny “Zulu” Whitmore.

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The Daily GRRR! - March 5th, 2015

Photo of banners at OCAP demo at ministry of community and social services.
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HEADLINES for March 5th, 2015
1. OCAP Delegation Demands Action for Andy and on SAMS
2. The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke Concerned Over Bill #C51
3. Canadian Government Continuing With The Ol’ Divide and Conquer
4. No New Nuclear Waste Dump in Saskatchewan
5. Symposium on “Everyday Freedom” From Gendered Violence Hosted In Kitchener
6. Mexican Authorities Now Disappearing Teachers
7. Live Long and Prosper - With your Spockified 5$

Song: Leonard Nimoy with his cover of Johnny Cash’s I walk The Line

Feature: a reading of Peter Gelderloos’s article from counterpunch.org called The Pandora’s Box of Antiterrorism. The piece analyses Spain’s recent crackdown on anarchists and other dissidents under the guise of fighting terrorism.

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The Daily GRRR! - Mar. 3, 2015 - “Too Bad It’s Only Tuesday” Edition

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HEADLINES for Mar. 3, 2015
1. Picket lines grow as York joins UoT in strike action for TAs and contract profs
2. U.S. college grads launch debt strike, refuse to repay “predatory” student loans
3. Kansas censors teachers, threatens prosecution for “harmful” literary material
4. B.C. First Nations declare victory in case against reopening Van Island fishery
5. Final hearings for proposed uranium mines in Nunavut face deserved criticism
6. Bear Clan Patrol back on Winnipeg streets to protect at-risk indigenous women
7. Guatemalan rappers use modern music to hype indigenous culture with youth

Midway Music: Body Like A Queen by Kinnie Starr

Feature: Interview with Pam Palmater on #MMIW and Girls by Greg Macdougall for EquitableEducation.ca

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Closing Song: Batz by Balam Ajpu

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The Daily GRRR! - Mar. 2, 2015 - Your “Ugh, Monday Morning” Edition

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HEADLINES for Mar. 2, 2015
1. Angry questions remain after another transwoman of colour found dead in T.O.
2. WPIRG rings in UW’s Int’l Women’s Week with fierce roster of campus events
3. Art+Feminism hosts 2nd annual Wikipedia edit-a-thon for women and the arts
4. Petition grows against Cdn taxation of “non-optional” menstrual care products
5. Kellogg factory workers leave message in last box of cereal made in London, ON
6. UN says small-scale organic farming only way to feed entire world sustainably
7. Pan Am winners to wear medals from mining co. known for human rights abuse

Midway Music: Second Wave Goodbye by War On Women

Feature: “Someone Tell Me That I’ll Live: On Murder, Media, and Being a Trans Woman in 2015” by Kai Cheng Thom for XOJane

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Closing Song: (Take Back) The Revolution by Gossip

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The Daily GRRR! - February 27th, 2015 - Waves Through Walls: Prison Radio

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HEADLINES for February 27th, 2015
1. Charges Dropped Against Indigenous Man Shot by Manitoba RCMP
2. Hacktivist Matt DeHart Ordered Deported from Canada
3. SIU Keeping Police Shooting Victim’s Identity Secret
4. Conservatives’ Anti-Terror Bill #C51 Aims for “Total information Awareness”
5. Chicago Cops Operating Unofficial “Black Site”
6. Students Launch A Strike Debt Campaign Against Everest College in US
7. Nyki Kish Case Featured by Injustice Anywhere

Spoken Word here is political prisonerSafir Chuma Asafo with the piece I Can’t Breath

Discussion from redeye radio in Vancouver with the BC Civil Rights Association and the John Howard Society speaking on their constitutional challenge on the gratuitous use of solitary confinement in Canadian federal prisons.

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The Daily GRRR! - Feb. 26, 2015 - “Thank Gaia It’s Thursday” Edition

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HEADLINES for Feb. 26, 2015
1. Mount Polley disaster ignored as B.C. government gives go ahead for new mine
2. B.C. Chiefs decry anti-terror bill’s “explicit natural resources development agenda”
3. Lakehead makes indigenous knowledge course mandatory for all degrees
4. Residential school survivors fight federal gov for documents that prove abuse
5. Racism plagues indigenous students at Ontario high school on Manitoulin Island
6. Biracial actress rocks dreadlocks at the Oscars, calls out E!’s racist Fashion Police
7. New female Thor packs a feminist punch to challenge misogyny in comic books

Midway Music: Glory by Common, John Legend

Feature: “Not Murdered and Not Missing” by Leanne Simpson

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Closing Song: Mind of an Ogichidaa Kwe by Valeen Jules

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The Daily GRRR! - Feb. 24, 2015 - “Too Bad It’s Only Tuesday” Edition

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HEADLINES for Feb. 24, 2015
1. RCMP release fearmongering report on “anti-Canada petroleum movement”
2. Pre-emptive arrests of activists begin in lead up to Toronto Pan Am Games
3. Mystery “tunnel” in T.O. becomes irrationally big news as potential Pan Am threat
4. Family Day demo in Kenora aims to “Protect the Water for Future Generations”
5. Deportation of Yukon family will tear disabled toddler away from loving parents
6. Taking Ourselves Seriously: Developing Strategy for Social Transformation
7. SoundFM hosts “CKMS S.O.S.” fundraiser party to keep our station on the air!

Midway Music: Come People by Xavier Rudd and the United Nations

Feature: “Canada Is Spending Millions Keeping Immigration Detainees in Jail” by Desmond Cole for VICE Canada

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Closing Song: I Can’t Breathe by Pussy Riot

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The Daily GRRR! - Feb. 23, 2015 - Your “Ugh, Monday Morning” Edition

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HEADLINES for Feb. 23, 2015
1. Shell Canada muscles through court proceedings in Sarnia’s Chemical Valley
2. U.S. researchers find glyphosate herbicide in food from around the world
3. Wolves wrongly blamed for caribou losses and sentenced to unnecessary deaths
4. Hamilton hosts screening of animal testing doc + Q&A with film’s director!
5. Strip search of teen girl in Quebec high school ignites much-needed criticism
6. WLU marks National Adjunct Walkout Day with solidarity demo for contract profs
7. A season of anti-austerity organizing springs forth in Quebec for “Printemps 2015
8. SoundFM joins 20 other stations to broadcast 2015 Homelessness Marathon!

Midway Music: Talkin’ ’Bout A Revolution by Tracy Chapman

Feature: “Dear contract academic faculty: I see you” by Erin Wunker for Rabble.ca

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Closing Song: Educate (Rewrite of “Grenade” by Bruno Mars) by Teon and Citizens Academy Choir of Cleveland Ohio

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The Daily GRRR! - February 20th, 2015 - Waves Through Walls: Prison Radio

Petter Collins painting - Prison Owl
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image by Peter Collins
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HEADLINES for February 20th, 2015
1. Peter Collins Seeking Compassionate Release After Terminal Cancer Diagnosis
2. 2015 US Political Prisoner Listing Released
3. 3 Male Toronto Cops Arrested For Raping A Female Colleague
4. Toronto Police Kill Man In The Street Who Had A Knife
5. SQ Officer Charged With Manslaughter For Killing Teen
6. Lawyers Want Bill Blair’s G20 Story
7. 9 Year Old Autistic Student Handcuffed At Ottawa School
8. New Neo-Nazi Party Looking For Foothold in Toronto

Midway Music:And we are back, you just heard Pussy Riot with the tune I Can’t Breath

Feature is from political prisoner Bryant Arroyo with an audio essay entitled Frackville: The Anonymous Fiefdom.

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HEADLINES for ______, 2014
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Midway Music: Band - "Song"

Feature: talk about what the feature is
Article: "title" by "author" from "source"
Interview: "title" by "author" from "source"

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Closing Song: Band - "Song"

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The Daily GRRR! - Feb. 17, 2015 - “Too Bad It’s Only Tuesday” Edition

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HEADLINES for Feb. 17, 2015
1. Dine walkers conclude 225-mile “Journey for Existence” in New Mexico
2. Chilean government pledges to make higher education free as of 2016
3. Toronto group hosts their third annual Mapuche Solidarity Film Festival
4. Don Cherry’s “savage” racism makes for a colonial Hockey Night in Canada
5. Shots fired at Muslim school in Montreal under hate crime investigation
6. WLU Muslim Students Association organize vigil for Chapel Hill victims
7. UW Students for Palestinian Rights host Israeli Apartheid Week 2015

Midway Music: Hey, You Circus Man by Robert Morris

Feature: More Than A Theory, More Than A Trend: Making Your White Anti-Racism A Lifelong Commitment by Michal Jones for Everyday Feminism

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Closing Song: Angry White American Man by David Rovics

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The Daily GRRR! - Feb. 16, 2015 - Your “Ugh, Monday Morning” Edition

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HEADLINES for Feb. 16, 2015
1. Supreme Court of Canada finally recognizes constitutional right to strike
2. Oregon gets ready to welcome first openly bisexual governor in US history
3. Canadian author condemns anti-gay protest against his young adult novel
4. School resources to promote inclusive language under fire from parents
5. Intergenerational learning program brings SK seniors, students together
6. Families for Families in Detention event brings “Family Day” to ON prison
7. Best V-Day gift Canadians got? Sun News shutting down permanently!

Midway Music: Kiss Me Through The Phone by Test Their Logik

Feature: Rewriting the Future: Using Science Fiction to Re-Envision Justice

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Closing Song: The Warden by Old Crow Medicine Show

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