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George Floyd protesters in Minneapolis. Image credit: Dan Aasland/Wikimedia Commons
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The U.S. is seeing a frightening legislative trend: the criminalization of protest. There are close to 100 anti-protest bills proposed nationwide in state legislatures.
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Anti-war activists in front of the Vancouver Art Gallery, invited for the rally in support of Iranian protesters, with a "US/NATO hands off Iran" banner, photographed as pro-US interventionists block them with the monarchist flag of Iran discarded in 1979.  Photo: Roberto Morago
Sara Sagaii, Nyusha Samiei | A statement to the progressive community in Canada that we weren’t able to read out at a Vancouver rally after being attacked
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G8: Lost tourists or powerful leaders?
Krystalline Kraus | It seems that Canada is not done with hosting big tent, government organizing bodies like the G8 and the G20.
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Operation Maple | How has education and the media made people ignore the truth and lose their nerve to protest?
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Brent Patterson | News reports are heightening concerns about how C-51, the Harper government's so-called "anti-terrorism" legislation, could be used against people protesting against its resource extraction agenda.
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John Saigle | The Harper government is fighting the threat of terrorism by mass Internet surveillance on all citizens. What's wrong with this picture?
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Gene McGuckin | The latest in Battle of Burnaby Mountain: the B.C. Supreme Court rules that stifling Alan Dutton's right to protest was not the primary purpose of a multi-million-dollar civil suit.
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Jim Silver | Much critical commentary has been directed at Aboriginal students and others who disrupted a recent talk by Phil Fontaine. I think we also need to ask: who is being heard, and who is not?
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Kim Hearty, Nicholas Ellan | On Monday, Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson confirmed his support of the criminalization of dissent.
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People's Commission Network | In the run-up to the G8/G20 Summits, reports have multiplied of Canadian Security Intelligence Service visits to the homes and even workplaces of people working for social justice.