This morning police raided a Toronto home and arrested four organizers. No doubt this is an example of preventative detention yet another tactic in the arsenal of repression known as the Miami protocol that has turned our city into a police state.
Even if you have never come out to a protest or it's been years since you have today is the day. Our city has been shut down by a massive show of militarized police power. Young protesters have been vilified for standing up for justice. It's time for each of us to show up and take back our city from the violence and domination represented by the G20 and symbolized by the thousands of police and the terrible fence they have built.
Please join your neighbours at Queen s Park at 1 p.m. for the People First march. Let's show those G20 leaders and Stephen Harper that we are ready to defend our democratic rights.
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