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The Daily GRRR! - April 2nd, 2015
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for April 2nd, 2015. 1. Direct Action By Heiltsuk Force DFO to Re-Close Commercial Herring Fishery. 2. The US EPA Confirms That Toxically Diluted Tarsands Sinks In Water. 3. BC NDP MP Presents Anti-Pipeline Petition in Parliament. 4. TransCanada Drops Plans For New TarSands Export Terminal In Quebec. 5. Smashy Retaliation Against McGill For Spying on Students. 6. KW Solidarity Network Pickets At Kitchener's Revel Developments.

The Daily GRRR! - Mar. 31, 2015 - “Too Bad It’s Only Tuesday” Edition
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Mar. 31, 2015. 1. Ayotzinapa 2 Ottawa caravan raises awareness for 43 disappeared students. 2. A Tribe Called Red calls out high school for using song alongside racist mascot. 3. White man’s acquittal for indigenous sex worker’s death draws outrage, activism. 4. Secret military report deflects responsibility for soldier’s suicide, blames family. 5. NEB fines for safety issues and eco-hazards are just pocket change to Enbridge. 6. Dutch gov apologizes for exploiting natural gas production that caused quakes. 7. Oxford grads threaten to give back degrees if uni won’t divest from fossil fuels.

The Daily GRRR! - Mar. 30, 2015 - Your “Ugh, Monday Morning” Edition
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Mar. 30, 2015. 1. Gross amounts of Cdn garbage piles up in the Philippines in spite of protests. 2. Provincial government gives fast rejection to ban on fracking across Ontario. 3. Full day women’s self-defense course offered at sliding scale in Hamilton. 4. Kenya’s rape prevention program gives girls self-defense and boys an education. 5. Petition calls for pardon of 49,000 prosecuted under UK’s anti-sodomy law. 6. Sweden’s official dictionary adds gender-neutral pronoun to next new edition. 7. ‘Scandal’ star Kerry Washington advocates intersectionality in GLAAD speech.

The Daily GRRR! - March 27th, 2015 - Waves Through Walls: Prison Radio
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for March 27th, 2015. 1. Solitary Confinement Policies to be Re-examined in Ontario. 2. Harper Eroding Gladue Principles For Indigenous Defendants. 3. The Parole Board of Canada Abandoning Old Pardon Applications. 4. Thinking of Safety Beyond the (in)Justice System. 5. CSIS Report Says Right Wing White Supremacists Are Canada's Biggest Threat. 6. Toronto Police Sharing GeoLocation Surveillance Tactics. 7. Canadian Telecoms Operating Snooping Database for the State. 8. Omar Khadr Fighting For Bail.

The Daily GRRR! - Thursday March 26, 2015
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for March 26 , 2015. 1. Bell's President Caught Censoring Critical News Coverage of CRTC Decision. 2. Unite Against Austerity Campaign Launches. 3. A Surge of Support for Palestine as the BDS Campaign Expands at Ontario's Universities. 4. WPIRG Hosts Professor Steven Salaita Speaking on "Academic Freedom and Dissent on North American Campuses". 5. Blockade at University Admin Building to DeMilitarize McGill!

KW Radio Basics: Justice For The Craigavon Two Discussion with Pol Mac Adaim
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Pol Mac Adaim, a singer from Ireland, has kindly recorded for us where he explains his most recent song Justice For The Craigavon Two. This song is about the unjust incarceration of two Irish Republicans for a crime they did not commit and the need for them to be freed. By giving this interview he hopes to get the message out and demand justice.

The Daily GRRR! - March 20th, 2015 - Waves Through Walls: Prison Radio
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for March 20th, 2015. 1. Justice Minister Naqvi Targeted For Ontario's Migrant Detention Profiteering. 2. The Federal Attorney General Says Canada Does Not Practice Solitary Confinement. 3. Self-Harm Incidents Soaring in Federal Jails. 4. Edmonton Jury Okays Murdering Indigenous Sex-Workers. 5. More than 50% of Toronto Cops Making More Than 100,000$ a Year. 6. G20's Top Cop Calls Black Blocers "Terrorists". 7. The Peel Police Admit to Lying About Courthouse Arrest of Lawyer. 8. York Cop Charged With Extortion. 9. Little Information of In-Death Custody of Tsuu T'ina Nation Man. 10. Jane-Finch Social Justice Groups Demand an End to Racist Policing.

The Daily GRRR! - March 19th, 2015
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for March 19th, 2015. 1. Grassy Narrows Maintains Autonomy, Says "No" to Logging in the Whiskey Jack Forest. 2. Lubicon Lake Nation Back In Court to Defend Land. 3. Onondaga Nation Decries "Native" Mascots for Settler Establishments. 4. Arrested ISIS Agent Claims CSIS Employment. 5. Cambridge Musicians Respond to Police Targeting of Busker.

The Daily GRRR! - Mar 18, 2015 - International Solidarity News
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for March 18th, 2014. 1. British Consulate Shutdown #JFTC2. 2. Statement from The 32CSM International Department In Solidarity With The Actions By The Hugo Chavez Peoples Defense Front Actions In Support Of Venezuela. 3. Tomorrow support The Craigavon Two Download Justice For The Craigavon Two on Itunes. 4. Thoughts on Bill C51 and the fruits of similar legislation in The North Of Ireland.

The Daily GRRR! - March 13th, 2015 - Waves Through Walls: Prison Radio
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for March 13th, 2015. 1. York University Undergrads Stage Solidarity Sit-In With 3903 Strikers. 2. Ongoing Rights Abuses at The Baffin Correctional Centre. 3. BC Starving Prisoners in Cost Reduction Effort. 4. Attorney General and Edmonton Guards Sued By Inmate After Hostage Taking Incident. 5. Canadian Government Introduces "Life Means Life" Sentencing Reform. 6. Transgender Guatemalan Woman in Male American Immigrant Detention Centre. 7. Rainbow Reels Continues This Weekend in Waterloo Region.

The Daily GRRR! - March 12th, 2015
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for March 12th, 2015. 1. No Tar Sands Transport Without Consent in Treaty 3 Territories. 2. Additional Research Shows Union Busting leads to Economic Inequality. 3. Bill C51 Opposition Grows As Hearings Set To Begin. 4. ”It’s a sad day” - Todd Serious of the Rebel Spell Dies in Nevada Rock Climbing Accident.

The Daily GRRR! - Mar. 10, 2015 - “Too Bad It’s Only Tuesday” Edition
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Mar. 10, 2015. 1. Crude oil crash marks fourth train derailment in Northern Ontario this year. 2. Shale gas industry cites their own “bogus science” in defense of fracking. 3. B.C. First Nation sues prov gov over treaty violations via resource extraction. 4. Environmental protests in Mongolia target Canadian-owned gold mining co. 5. Montreal anti-fascist group organizes counter-action to anti-Muslim demo. 6. Israeli co. responsible for apartheid wall in Palestine given US border contract. 7. KW joins cities across the country for National Day of Action Against Bill C-51.

The Daily GRRR! - Mar. 9, 2015 - Your “Ugh, Monday Morning” Edition
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Mar. 9, 2015. 1. Students and admin at Cape Breton University offer united call for free tuition. 2. Labour stats show women faring no better in ON workforce after 15 years. 3. Gender-based analysis of “hidden” homelessness needed to care for women. 4. Chipewyan mom fights N.W.T. gov to use traditional name on birth certificate. 5. Trans prison guard gets more respect from San Quentin inmates than coworkers. 6. Florida state bill that would criminalize trans bathroom users survives first vote. 7. KW hosts 15th annual Rainbow Reels Queer & Trans Film Fest, March 12-15!

The Daily GRRR! - March 6th, 2015 - Waves Through Walls: Prison Radio
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for March 6th, 2015. 1. Whistleblower Matt DeHart Deported from Canada on Sunday. 2. Quebec Man Fighting Cell Phone Search Obstruction Charge. 3. Hamilton Police Undertaking Stop-and-ID Interactions With Residents. 4. Cops Kill Less People When Being Watched and Scrutinized. 5. Anarchists Absolved of Federal Charges in Mexican Molotov Attacks. 6. Six Nations Man Fighting Contempt of Court Charges in BC. 7. Former Prisoner Targeted in a SWATting. 8. Harper Wants “Slow death-Row” For Murder Convicts.

The Daily GRRR! - March 5th, 2015
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for March 5th, 2015. 1. OCAP Delegation Demands Action for Andy and on SAMS. 2. The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke Concerned Over Bill #C51. 3. Canadian Government Continuing With The Ol’ Divide and Conquer. 4. No New Nuclear Waste Dump in Saskatchewan. 5. Symposium on “Everyday Freedom” From Gendered Violence Hosted In Kitchener. 6. Mexican Authorities Now Disappearing Teachers. 7. Live Long and Prosper - With your Spockified 5$.

The Daily GRRR! - Mar. 3, 2015 - “Too Bad It’s Only Tuesday” Edition
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Mar. 3, 2015. 1. Picket lines grow as York joins UoT in strike action for TAs and contract profs. 2. U.S. college grads launch debt strike, refuse to repay “predatory” student loans. 3. Kansas censors teachers, threatens prosecution for “harmful” literary material. 4. B.C. First Nations declare victory in case against reopening Van Island fishery. 5. Final hearings for proposed uranium mines in Nunavut face deserved criticism. 6. Bear Clan Patrol back on Winnipeg streets to protect at-risk indigenous women. 7. Guatemalan rappers use modern music to hype indigenous culture with youth.

The Daily GRRR! - Mar. 2, 2015 - Your “Ugh, Monday Morning” Edition
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Mar. 2, 2015. 1. Angry questions remain after another transwoman of colour found dead in T.O. 2. WPIRG rings in UW’s Int’l Women’s Week with fierce roster of campus events. 3. Art+Feminism hosts 2nd annual Wikipedia edit-a-thon for women and the arts. 4. Petition grows against Cdn taxation of “non-optional” menstrual care products. 5. Kellogg factory workers leave message in last box of cereal made in London, ON. 6. UN says small-scale organic farming only way to feed entire world sustainably. 7. Pan Am winners to wear medals from mining co. known for human rights abuse.

The Daily GRRR! - February 27th, 2015 - Waves Through Walls: Prison Radio
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for February 27th, 2015. 1. Charges Dropped Against Indigenous Man Shot by Manitoba RCMP. 2. Hacktivist Matt DeHart Ordered Deported from Canada. 3. SIU Keeping Police Shooting Victim’s Identity Secret. 4. Conservatives’ Anti-Terror Bill #C51 Aims for “Total information Awareness”. 5. Chicago Cops Operating Unofficial “Black Site”. 6. Students Launch A Strike Debt Campaign Against Everest College in US. 7. Nyki Kish Case Featured by Injustice Anywhere.

The Daily GRRR! - Feb. 26, 2015 - “Thank Gaia It’s Thursday” Edition
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Feb. 26, 2015. 1. Mount Polley disaster ignored as B.C. government gives go ahead for new mine. 2. B.C. Chiefs decry anti-terror bill’s “explicit natural resources development agenda”. 3. Lakehead makes indigenous knowledge course mandatory for all degrees. 4. Residential school survivors fight federal gov for documents that prove abuse. 5. Racism plagues indigenous students at Ontario high school on Manitoulin Island. 6. Biracial actress rocks dreadlocks at the Oscars, calls out E!’s racist Fashion Police. 7. New female Thor packs a feminist punch to challenge misogyny in comic books.

The Daily GRRR! - Feb. 24, 2015 - “Too Bad It’s Only Tuesday” Edition
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Feb. 24, 2015. 1. RCMP release fearmongering report on “anti-Canada petroleum movement”. 2. Pre-emptive arrests of activists begin in lead up to Toronto Pan Am Games. 3. Mystery “tunnel” in T.O. becomes irrationally big news as potential Pan Am threat. 4. Family Day demo in Kenora aims to “Protect the Water for Future Generations”. 5. Deportation of Yukon family will tear disabled toddler away from loving parents. 6. Taking Ourselves Seriously: Developing Strategy for Social Transformation. 7. SoundFM hosts “CKMS S.O.S.” fundraiser party to keep our station on the air!

The Daily GRRR! - Feb. 23, 2015 - Your “Ugh, Monday Morning” Edition
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Feb. 23, 2015. 1. Shell Canada muscles through court proceedings in Sarnia’s Chemical Valley. 2. U.S. researchers find glyphosate herbicide in food from around the world. 3. Wolves wrongly blamed for caribou losses and sentenced to unnecessary deaths. 4. Hamilton hosts screening of animal testing doc + Q&A with film’s director! 5. Strip search of teen girl in Quebec high school ignites much-needed criticism. 6. WLU marks National Adjunct Walkout Day with solidarity demo for contract profs. 7. A season of anti-austerity organizing springs forth in Quebec for “Printemps 2015. 8. SoundFM joins 20 other stations to broadcast 2015 Homelessness Marathon!

The Daily GRRR! - February 20th, 2015 - Waves Through Walls: Prison Radio
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for February 20th, 2015. 1. Peter Collins Seeking Compassionate Release After Terminal Cancer Diagnosis. 2. 2015 US Political Prisoner Listing Released. 3. 3 Male Toronto Cops Arrested For Raping A Female Colleague. 4. Toronto Police Kill Man In The Street Who Had A Knife. 5. SQ Officer Charged With Manslaughter For Killing Teen. 6. Lawyers Want Bill Blair’s G20 Story. 7. 9 Year Old Autistic Student Handcuffed At Ottawa School. 8. New Neo-Nazi Party Looking For Foothold in Toronto.

The Daily GRRR! - Feb. 17, 2015 - “Too Bad It’s Only Tuesday” Edition
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Feb. 17, 2015. 1. Dine walkers conclude 225-mile “Journey for Existence” in New Mexico. 2. Chilean government pledges to make higher education free as of 2016. 3. Toronto group hosts their third annual Mapuche Solidarity Film Festival. 4. Don Cherry’s “savage” racism makes for a colonial Hockey Night in Canada. 5. Shots fired at Muslim school in Montreal under hate crime investigation. 6. WLU Muslim Students Association organize vigil for Chapel Hill victims. 7. UW Students for Palestinian Rights host Israeli Apartheid Week 2015.

The Daily GRRR! - Feb. 16, 2015 - Your “Ugh, Monday Morning” Edition
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Feb. 16, 2015. 1. Supreme Court of Canada finally recognizes constitutional right to strike. 2. Oregon gets ready to welcome first openly bisexual governor in US history. 3. Canadian author condemns anti-gay protest against his young adult novel. 4. School resources to promote inclusive language under fire from parents. 5. Intergenerational learning program brings SK seniors, students together. 6. Families for Families in Detention event brings “Family Day” to ON prison. 7. Best V-Day gift Canadians got? Sun News shutting down permanently!

The Daily GRRR! - February 13th, 2015 - Waves Through Walls: Prison Radio
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for February 13th, 2015. 1. Family Day Rally At Lindsay’s Immigration Jail. 2. Breaking: American Jails Are Being Overused. 3. London’s Prisoners Justice Film Festival is Seeking Support. 4. Judge Dismisses Anti-Protest P6 Charges. 5. Mental Distress and Police Causing Death in BC. 6. 2 Brant County OPP Charged In Car Chase Death. 7. RCMP Illegally Took Guns From Homes After Evacuating Residents. 8. McGill Profs Attempt To Avoid Scrutiny Over Military Contracts Through Shell Companies. 9. Continent-Wide Ceremonies and Demonstrations for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. 10. 4 Decades Since Arrest of Political Prisoner Leonard Peltier.