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Dred Scott's struggles persist on the streets of Ferguson | Aug 21 2014 | Amy Goodman | The ghost of Dred Scott haunts the streets of Ferguson. Miles from his final resting place, the echoes of his life and his struggles persist, amidst clouds of tear gas.
Undocumented workers live in constant fear of arrest, detention or deportation | Aug 19 2014 | John Bonnar | John Bonnar spoke with Suzanne Narain, a Jane Finch community resident, about what life is like for undocumented workers living in fear of arrest, detention or deportation.
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Haligonians gather in solidarity with protesters in Ferguson, MI | Aug 19 2014 | Robert Devet | Haligonians rallied in solidarity with Ferguson protesters today in downtown Halifax, part of a Canada-wide movement. Organizers talk about why it is important to stand in solidarity.
Community groups rally against undocumented worker arrests in Toronto | Aug 18 2014 | John Bonnar | Friends, family members and supporters took part in an emergency rally Monday outside the Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services and Ministry of Transportation offices.
At least 21 undocumented workers arrested in Toronto this week | Aug 16 2014 | John Bonnar | Many arrestees are now being detained at the Toronto Immigration Holding Centre.
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Prison Justice Day honours bravery of those who organize behind bars | Aug 15 2014 | William Winter | On Prison Justice Day, this past Sunday, August 10, people both inside and outside the prison system came together in solidarity against prisons and the global rise of hyper-incarceration.
Enact New Federal Laws to Protect Citizens from Police Violence and Misconduct | Aug 14 2014 | After the murder of Mike Brown in Ferguson at the hands of police, there needs to be federal action
Prisoners' Justice Day: Justice requires hope | Aug 14 2014 | John Hutton | August 10, marked the 40th anniversary of what has come to be known as Prisoners' Justice Day in Canada. This anniversary is a sombre one as we seem to be moving backwards at an ever-inceasing rate.
Dealing with Tear Gas | Aug 14 2014 | When tear gas is used against peaceful protesters, use this guide to stay safe
This Conservative MP thought he could pull the wool over the eyes of Canadians about government spying. It’s not working | Aug 14 2014 | David Christopher | Canadians are tired of hearing tired and discredited government talking points when it comes to surveillance.
First Canada-wide Peoples' Social Forum opens next week | Aug 14 2014 | John Bonnar | Representatives from unions, first nations, environmental and peace organizations, and community groups will meet in Ottawa.
Local residents support Cornerstone men's shelter relocation | Aug 13 2014 | John Bonnar | Not everyone in Toronto's Oakwood/Vaughan neighbourhood and surrounding community opposes the relocation of the Cornerstone men's shelter to 616 Vaughan.

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