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Mar 14, 2013

Borderline offensive: The CBSA and reality television

Michael Stewart
At least three Vancouver construction sites were dramatically raided Wednesday by CBSA agents looking for undocumented workers. Literally dramatic, in that they were accompanied by reality-TV cameras.
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Georgia Straight alleges VANOC CEO John Furlong abused Aboriginal high school students

Earlier today, Vancouver free weekly The Georgia Straight published allegations that VANOC CEO, Chairperson of Own the Podium and Executive Chair of the Vancouver Whitecaps John Furlong (O.C., O.B.C.), misreported details in his recent autobiography Patriot Hearts of his original entry into Canada. Specifically, Furlong did not enter Canada in 1974, but in 1969 as an Oblate Frontier Apostle missionary. 

Podcast
Aug 7, 2012

Smash the State Report - July 20th 2012

Aw@l
We talk anti-olympics in the UK, anti-Harper in Canada, unfortunate anti-strike actions in Newfoundland, and anti-cooperation from the new minister, and a request to free Omar Khadr
Columnists
Aug 3, 2012

Olympics are a relic of the 20th century

At least in the 20th century the Games were about something, though it wasn't athletes, it was ideology. Now all that sport-inflected ideology is obsolete, though of course the issues aren't.
Podcast
Aug 1, 2012

Smash the State Report - July 13 2012

Aw@l
AW@L Radio's Smash the State Report w/ updates on the criminalisation of dissent in canada (G20 + quebec) + some actions to counter the cons' anti-human/refugee/migrant/science + pro-torture agendas.

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