Garth Mullins

Garth Mullins is an activist, writer, speaker, researcher, broadcaster, musician and person with albinism in Vancouver, B.C. His work has appeared in the Vancouver Sun, Georgia Straight, rabble.ca, other progressive publications and on CBC Radio One. Garth holds a masters degree in Political Sociology from the London School of Economics and received the Carole Geller Human Rights Award, along with Democracy Street, a group he co-founded. He has been a frequent public speaker at conferences, university and high school classes, in the media and at protests all over Canada. www.garthmullins.com / @garthmullins

Garth Mullins
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Jun 14, 2013

Spying on everyone to catch terrorists doesn't add up

Garth Mullins
Spying on everyone is a clear signpost on the road to a different type of society and many are willing to sacrifice liberty for security. But this is actually not the deal on offer.
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Apr 22, 2013
Watertown, Mass. on Friday. (Photo: Talk Radio News Service / flickr)

Bombs in Boston, amnesia in America

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Mainstream news media and the police were fueling fear. These are the exact times when we need a clear voice, not just cheerleading for the authorities.
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Jan 8, 2013

Curtain call for radio plays in Canada

Garth Mullins
Late in 2012, CBC's radio drama and sound effects facility fell silent; never to clank, quack, clomp, scream, ding-dong or boing-boing again.
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Sep 20, 2012
Photo: Garth Mullins

Busy signal: The disappearing pay phone

Garth Mullins
The two largest telecom companies in Canada are demanding that local pay phone call rates be doubled to $1, or they will start tearing out the few pay phones that remain.
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Aug 16, 2012
Barry Cooper is displeased by the thousands in Vancouver have protested against

The magical thinking of Barry Cooper

Garth Mullins
Rich hippies have destroyed the BC economy. At least, that's what Barry Cooper, a University of Calgary Political Science professor, says in a recent Calgary Herald article.

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