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Jul 22, 2010
Journalist Jesse Rosenfeld is arrested and taken away to the detention centre. Photo: Activestills

Arresting the G20 press

Jesse Rosenfeld
A month ago, mass arrests during the G20 summit in Toronto were meant to silence protest and dissent. They were also intended to shut down scrutiny by the media. Four of us have now filed a complaint.
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Jul 20, 2010

Lament for civility

Susan Riley
Kory Teneycke, former media chief for Stephen Harper, is ready with Sun TV News to take his stinging invective to a larger stage -- and, critics fear, to accelerate the trivialization of our politics.
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On Legitimate and Illegitimate Protest

http://toronto.mediacoop.ca/node/3883

Those who profess to favor freedom and yet depreciate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground, they want rain without thunder and lightening. They want the ocean without the awful roar of its many waters. This struggle may be a moral one, or it may be a physical one, and it may be both moral and physical, but it must be a struggle. Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.
Frederick Douglass, 1857

 

This page grows out of dialogue with many community members between the Vancouver Olympics in February and the Toronto G8/G20 in June. It needs saying.

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Jul 7, 2010
Journalist Jesse Rosenfeld is arrested and taken away to the detention centre. Photo: Activestills

Enforcing the G20 economy

Jesse Rosenfeld
People fighting to determine their own economic future clashed head on with the plans of the G20.

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