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Feb 18, 2010

London Free Press links Harper to terror(ish) attack

rabble staff
The news is all atwitter that an "unstable intruder" got close to U.S. VP Joe Biden, but now, as this London Free Press press clipping shows, we may know the intruder better than we thought.
Blog
Feb 17, 2010

Olympic-sized headaches for VANOC

Pina Belperio
Things seem to be going from bad to dire for VANOC, the "dream team" in charge of making Vancouver's 2010 Winter Olympics a reality.
Podcast
Feb 16, 2010
Pivot Legal Society podcast

The Red Tent Campaign for Housing

Pivot Legal Society
Rebecca Cuttler interviews Am Johal , Chair of the Impact of the Olympics on Communities Committee about the Red Tent Housing campaign
Blog
Feb 16, 2010

Will the Olympics boost long-term tourism to B.C.?

Seth Klein
The Games may produce a marginal increase in tourism for a few years. But in a world wrestling with climate change, will rising oil prices make the cost of air travel prohibitive?
Blog
Feb 16, 2010

Breaking windows is not a revolutionary act

Judy Rebick
Black Bloc vandalism in the middle of a big protest is not only a diversion from the issues but puts everyone into unneccessary jeopardy without their consent.
Blog
Feb 16, 2010

Olympic guide to Vancouver's tap water

Pina Belperio
Thanks to Vancovuer councillor, Tim Stevenson, Olympic visitors can now savour Vancouver's thirst-quenching tap water at Olympic Live Sites, despite opposition from Coca-Cola.
Blog
Feb 14, 2010

Vancouver riot police charge 13 and detain four

Meagan Perry
Olympic resistance network legal observers report that 13 people were arrested at Saturday's protests. Of those, only 4 are still in custody on Sunday morning.
Blog
Feb 14, 2010

2010 Heart Attack: Vancouver Olympics opening day

Scott Harris
Early on an apparent agent provocateur moved into the crowd, pushing and taunting marchers before darting to the sidewalk, at times stopping to talk with police before running forward.

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