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krystalline kraus is an intrepid explorer and reporter from Toronto, Canada. A veteran activist and journalist for, she needs no aviator goggles, gas mask or red cape but proceeds fearlessly into the democratic fray.
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Whose Streets? Reliving the G20 from a safe distance

Whose Streets

Whose Streets?: The Toronto G20 and the Challenges of Summit Protest

by Tom Malleson and David Wachsmuth, eds.
(Between The Lines,

Call me an anarchist, but I think everyone should get an equal voice. And that's one of the first things that endeared me to Whose Streets?

I love that editors Tom Malleson and David Washsmuth made the democratic and risky decision to include a broad spectrum of opinions in their book, to the point where two different authors and opinions on the subject have tiny battles of wit between the pages.

Necessary -- though not necessarily pretty -- topics and opinions (for example, the spectre of Diversity of Tactics and the role of unions) are raised in Whose Streets?, but without the hot anger they elicited during the G20 Summit itself.



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