Against tar sands, pipelines, condos, colonialism, sludge and spying

| May 28, 2012


Artist: AW@L Radio
Title: 2012-05-18-ecotar
Album: AW@L Radio
Year: 2012
Genre: podcasts
Length: 0:30:04
Format: 44.1kHz, 128Kbps

Show Notes:

Against tar sands, pipelines, condos, colonialism, sludge and spying

We then report on the continuing resistance to tar-sands development and pipelines - including a peoples hearing and convergence in London ontario planned for May 23. We also hear how conservative government plans to put the final say on pipeline approvals to their cabinet minister, and of a pipeline project approval.

We then report on the occupation of a condo development site in BC by Musqueam and make notes on the bigoted BC judge who has compared an anti-pipeline blockade/actionin Gitxsan land to the @kanonhstaton land reclamation in Six Nation land. We also introduce a new interactive map of the Haldimand Tract showing land defence actions/hot spots.

We also report on the two surveillance operations on Indigenous sovereignty/solidarity campaigners, one in Dundalk Ontario spying on those fighting a sludge plant, and another in BC where RCMP spied on Indigenous groups.


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