Smash the State Report for June 29, 2012: Alex to jail, Red Square Rising, and more!

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From June 29th [email protected] Radio on 100.3fm -

We start the report with a G20 report (two pieces from the Toronto Media Co-op)as Alex Hundert was sentenced to 13.5 months in jail for his participation in planning protests to the G20 summit in Toronto in 2010 -- report and video.  

We also discuss the attempted silencing of Parks Canada staff and scientists by the federal government, and the unpublishing of a cartoon by a paper due to pressure from Enbridge Corp.

In a Red Square Rising update we talk about the rejection of the injunction against loi 78 in Quebec, and note the arrest of two Longueil cops for beating a Montreal cop in Mexico some time ago...

We also update on the case of Mohammad Mahjoub as a court has tossed out the "secret info" from being used against him and we read a report of American researchers hacking a drone on a bet from Homeland Defence.

We finish the show with updates from the stimulator's Greek trip with a new its the end of the word as we know it and i feel fine and play a preview of an upcoming documentary -- Just do it -- a tale of modern-day outlaws

With music from byron and emrical with Combien du Morts? (and prolly some others in there)

This is a part of a weekly 2-hour radio show [email protected] Radio on CKMS 100.3 from 16:00-18:00 on Fridays.

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