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May 22, 2001

Call for Enquiry into Alleged Police Brutality

Amnesty International
Amnesty International is calling for a public enquiry to investigate police tactics and behaviour in handling the demonstrations that surrounded the Quebec Summit, and into the conditions for people
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May 22, 2001

The Commons Touch

David Leibl
Activists from around the world have joined forces to end the commodification of living things. They want organizations, governments and political parties to sign up and stop the privatization of "ge
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May 21, 2001

Mommy is a Protester

Bronwen Cunningham
The other night, my daughter said that - now she understands how vulnerable I am to all of the violence the government can muster - she no longer feels that my protection is enough. Her disappointmen
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May 21, 2001

Introducing Mr. and Ms. Dress-Up

Lenny Stoute
Toronto photographer Kevin Kelly's current show, Kings And Queens, examines cross-dressing on both sides of the gender divide. <i>rabble</i> asks Kelly about the whys and how-comes of the show. It su
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May 20, 2001

Local Alliance Feels Marked by Day Controversy

Faye Denstedt
Members of the Canadian Alliance Party in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties, Ontario, are feeling the affects of the Stockwell Day's shaky leadership. One local membership chair indicates that ther
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May 19, 2001

Noble Intentions

Sarah Schmidt
Professor David Noble's dynamic career is what makes him a perfect fit for Simon Fraser University's J.S. Woodsworth Chair. But after much intrigue, Simon Fraser University's administration quashed t
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May 18, 2001

Testy, Testy

Penni Mitchell
A researcher releases a report concluding that Canada's testing of genetically modified food isn't rigorous enough. The government responds by getting personal, saying the study is wrong and the clai
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May 17, 2001

Living Standards Slide Back Thirty Years

Inter Press Service
Poverty rates in Venezuela have reached alarming levels as human development indicators have reverted to their 1970 levels, even though it is among one of the top five oil exports.
News
May 17, 2001

Foggy Over Tear Gas Safety

Enzo Di Matteo
NDP MP Joe Comartin, who was himself overcome by fumes in Quebec, has formally asked the feds to release "an exact chemical composition of all chemicals" used at the summit. The government's response
News
May 17, 2001

A Vote For Forgetting

Murray Dobbin
British Columbia's NDP government did make mistakes. But it also did some pretty brave things. Too bad the province's big media worked so hard to wipe all that out. Now a landslide victory for the Li

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