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The Daily GRRR! Feb 11, 2015 - International Solidarity news
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Feb. 11th, 2014. 1. Kitchener-Waterloo Meeting Launches Work for Political Renewal. 2. Kitchener Political Picket. 3. Postal Workers in Greater Toronto Area Plan More Actions. 4. Disingenuous "Prohibited Conduct" Clause*. 5. Alan Ryan Peoples Community Organization Condemns attempts to marginalize the elderly!!

The Daily GRRR! - Feb. 10, 2015 - “Too Bad It’s Only Tuesday” Edition
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Feb. 10, 2015. 1. Geological research links Montana oil spill to arsenic levels in groundwater. 2. Pesticide lobby spreads misinformation to counter ON’s plan to nix neonics. 3. Women use their wiles to orchestrate mass prison breakout in central Brazil. 4. Black man arrested for drinking iced tea finally acquitted after two years. 5. Cops who framed man for rape forced to pay his compensation out of pocket. 6. Graphic novel on healthy hookups wants to show straight boys how it’s done. 7. Activists ring in Valentine’s Day with real celebrations of love and struggle.

The Daily GRRR! - Feb. 9, 2015 - Your “Ugh, Monday Morning” Edition
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Feb. 9, 2015. 1. Strike continues for community health workers here and across the province. 2. Target employees claim ‘walk of shame’ that led to suicide is widely used. 3. Anthropologist says cultural contexts may help us understand schizophrenia. 4. Community outraged that Native vet’s hair was cut off by nursing home staff. 5. Anti-mascot t-shirts spark student fight at 8th grade girls’ basketball game. 6. Texas 4th grader gets suspended for “terroristic threat” with LOTR magic. 7. UWaterloo students demand referendum on severing campus ties with Israel. 8. Scottish labour party promises gender parity in all public bodies if elected.

The Daily GRRR! - February 6th, 2015 - Waves Through Walls
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for February 6th, 2015. 1. Ontario Jail Guards Amp Up For Strike. 2. Bus Program For Families of Prisoners Gaining Momentum. 3. Police Sued Over Strip Search Practices. 4. Police Called on Guelph Schoolboy for Tantrum. 5. Quebec Cops Mistreat Rape Victim. 6. Manslaughter Charges Dropped Against Teen After Cops Found To Have Violated His Rights. 7. Waterloo Regional Police Budget Increase Approved By Police Board.

The Daily GRRR! Feb 2, 2015
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for February 5, 2015. 1. Proposed bill C51. 2. Canada's Communications Security Establishment or CSE LEVITATION program. 3. One of the few instances of substantial opposition seen so far. 4. The Conservative point of view. 5. Silencing Dissent.

The Daily GRRR! - Feb. 3, 2015 - “Too Bad It’s Only Tuesday” Edition
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Feb. 3, 2015. 1. Indigenous nations urge B.C. gov to implement all Mt Polley mine changes. 2. Algonquins of Barriere Lake file lawsuit against feds for mismanaging funds. 3. Ontario First Nations are prepared to die defending their lands, chiefs say. 4. Ottawa’s indigenous community urges city not to close homeless drop-in centre. 5. Skwomesh language gets DIY revitalization by indigenous youth in Vancouver. 6. University of Vermont expands student pronoun options to include “they”. 7. WPIRG promotes “Strategies for Solidarity” at free conference this weekend!.

The Daily GRRR! - Feb. 2, 2015 - Your “Ugh, Monday Morning” Edition
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Feb. 2, 2015. 1. Kinder Morgan drops lawsuit against Burnaby Mtn anti-pipeline protesters. 2. Scientists find 10M gallon “bath mat” of oil on ocean floor in Gulf of Mexico. 3. Peru’s indigenous people hold month-long river blockade against oil company. 4. Tens of thousands rally in Spain for anti-austerity party as elections approach. 5. New web-series shows Hamilton as oppressive, capitalist dystopia in 2025. 6. First Asian-American sitcom premieres on primetime television this week. 7. “Black Like We” anthology raises crowdfunding cash for youth art and writing.

The Daily GRRR! - January 30th, 2015 - Waves Through Walls
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for January 30th, 2015. 1. No Parole Prison Legislation To Be Introduced by Harper Government. 2. Changes in Transgender Policy for Prisons. 3. 2 Child residents of Kitchener Ordered Back to Violence Plagued Egypt. 4. New Anti-Terror Legislation Drafted by Harper’s Conservatives. 5. Project “Levitation” Has Canadian Spies Monitoring Downloads. 6. Vancouver Cop Charged After Woman Alleges Assault and Confinement. 7. Violent G20 Toronto Cop Wins Appeal to Avoid Jail. 8. Sudbury Cop Charged With Assault. 9. Denver Cops Kill 16 Year Old Woman For Driving. 10. Lawsuit Filed After Cops Facilitate Rape of 17 Year Old Woman. 11. Ontario Proposed Tough New Rules Over Captive Marine Mammals.

The Daily GRRR! January 29, 2015
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for January 29, 2015. 1. Oil Watch. 2. Boone Pickens, American oil baron, explains the Oil crisis. (it’s the Americans, they know what they’re doing). 3. Obama proposes opening up Atlantic Seaboard for drilling to deter Oil companies away from the Arctic. 4. The Federal parliament is back in session: New terrorism bill. 5. The Federal parliament is back in session: extending ‘life’ sentences. 6. Kitchener infrastructure crisis. 7. Birders Unite.

The Daily GRRR! January 28, 2015 - A Discussion on Violence
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for January 7 2015. 1. British Consulate Shut Down in Support of Gary Donnelly. 2. Royal Family Implicated in New Sex Scandal. 3. Clear-cutting in Grassy Narrows: Interview with Chief Roger Fobister.

The Daily GRRR! - Jan. 27, 2015 - “Too Bad It’s Only Tuesday” Edition
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Jan. 27, 2015. 1. Ontario gov fights agribusiness lobbyists to limit bee-killing pesticides. 2. Texas grand jury clears white cops for beating black woman in custody. 3. Toronto man sues ON superjail for being held in solitary over HIV status. 4. Film about the fight to save Kingston’s prison farm tours Southern Ontario. 5. CBC business correspondent revealed as having history of biased reporting. 6. Toronto’s new budget has more funding for LGBTQ youth and women’s shelters. 7. Callout for queer and trans artists and zine-makers for local showcase!

The Daily GRRR! - Jan. 26, 2015 - Your “Ugh, Monday Morning” Edition
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Jan. 26, 2015. 1. Enbridge emergency kits rejected as “due diligence” in Aamjiwnaang FN. 2. Dene trappers hold highway checkpoint to protest resource extraction. 3. Mount Polley mine seeks gov approval to restart after 2014 eco-disaster. 4. Indigenous warriors will be tried for sabotage after shutting down oil field. 5. Montana’s worst crude oil spill wreaks havoc on the Yellowstone River. 6. Seneca Lake Uprising marks 200th arrest in 3 months of water defense. 7. WPIRG hosts 2015 School of Public Interest on “Strategies for Solidarity”.

The Daily GRRR! - January 23rd, 2015 - Waves Through Walls: Prison Radio
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for January 23rd , 2015. 1. Federal Solitary Confinement Practices Targeted in Lawsuit. 2. Waterloo Regional Cop Charged With Harassing and Threatening Family. 3. Swift Current RCMP Arrested on Hard Drugs Trafficking. 4. Canadian Blasphemy Law Still On The Books. 5. Band Office Firebombed and Race Tagged in Campbell River. 6. Canada Set to Deport Refugee Roma Family to Violence in Hungary. 7. US Kept Massive Oversea Phone Call Database Until 2013.

The Daily GRRR! Jan 21, 2015 - International Solidarity News
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Jan 21 2015. 1. This friday phonejam of British Consulate to demand justice For The Craigavon Two. 2. CSIS Homeland Security and Mi6 are paper tigers. 3. Reject Drug Dealing Fascist scum, reject bourgoise liberalism. 4. Use it Or Lose It Give It Or Guard it!!!!!NO MORE HOMELESS DEATHS!!!!

The Daily GRRR! - Jan. 20, 2015 - “Too Bad It’s Only Tuesday” Edition
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Jan. 20, 2015. 1. Feds try to block NAFTA from studying impacts of tar sands tailing ponds. 2. Stanford scientists say costs of climate change have been way underestimated. 3. Vancouver aims to fill green bins by making it illegal to trash food scraps. 4. Quebec town could face legal action for mishandling “major” local oil spill. 5. Review of psych wait times in Ontario jails kept secret by provincial gov. 6. Intergenerational retirement home benefits students and the elderly alike.

The Daily GRRR! - Jan. 19, 2015 - Your “Ugh, Monday Morning” Edition
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Jan. 19, 2015. 1. U.S. Supreme Court will rule on same-sex marriage rights once and for all. 2. Anonymous targets Montreal police for mistreatment of city’s homeless. 3. Former cop sues Baltimore PD for abuse after “snitching” on corruption. 4. #BlackLivesMatter activists build solidarity bonds with trip to Palestine. 5. Canada continues to back Gaza military siege amid growing BDS movement. 6. Oscar nods shamefully preview the whitest Academy Awards since 1998.

The Daily GRRR! - January 16th, 2015 - Waves Through Walls: Prison Radio
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for January 16th, 2015. 1. ’Five Eyes’ Countries To Meet on ‘Counter-Terrorism’. 2. RCMP Refusing To Pay Costs of Cell Phone Tracking. 3. Ontario “Justice of The Peace” Guilty of Sexual Harassment For Second Time. 4. Another Cop and An Air Cadet Commanding Officer Busted in Barrie Child Porn Raid. 5. Toronto Police To Stop Racialised Stop-And-Question Carding Policy. 6. NYPD’s Broken Windows Need To Be Thrown Out. 7. Torture Report Reveals US Prison Officials OK’d CIA Torture Chamber. 8. The 2014 Epidemic of Extreme Guard Violence In Florida Jails. 9. A Cartography of Incarceration in the United States.

The Daily GRRR! –January 15, 2015
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES. 1. Oil Watch. 2. Canada = Economica Non Grata . 3. Keystone Pipeline. 4. Canadian Income Inequality on the rise and the current situation is SHOCKING. Go to the CCPA Pay Clock: https://www.policyalternatives.ca/ceo . 5. Charlie Hebdo Fall Out 1: Great Diversity and Sharing of Opinions. 6. Charlie Hebdo Fall Out 2: Increased Surveillance. 7. 2000 Nigerians Killed by Boko Haram-related Violence (or: there’s bastards and then there’s bastards) .

The Daily GRRR! January 14, 2015 - International Solidarity News
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for jan 13th, 2014. 1. France Descent into Unprecedented State of Violence. 2. Rabid Demonization of Popular Resistance as "Terrorism". 3. The Real Implications for People and Their Rights After Attack on Charlie Hebdo.

The Daily GRRR! - Jan. 13, 2015 - “Too Bad It’s Only Tuesday” Edition
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Jan. 13, 2015. 1. US activist convicted of environmental terrorism gets early release. 2. UWaterloo lecturer publicly defends unjustly fired campus café worker. 3. Anonymous threatens to out members of misogynistic Dalhousie group. 4. BC First Nation implements 100-year community development plan. 5. Zapatistas organize first ever Worldwide Festival of Resistance. 6. US researchers link recent earthquakes to fracking along Ohio fault line.

The Daily GRRR! - Jan. 12, 2015 - Your “Ugh, Monday Morning” Edition
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Jan. 12, 2015. 1. Quebec Court of Appeal rightly refuses to dismiss First Nations’ lawsuit. 2. First Nation explains that financial statements wait on federal gov info. 3. Brantford man organizes neighbourhood association of fellow Mohawks. 4. BC train derailment emphasizes safety concerns during labour dispute. 5. Shell plans to cut tar sands jobs as oil markets remain in crisis. 6. New research warns global warming from tar sands will be ‘catastrophic’. 7. Imprisoned Saudi blogger receives first of 1000 lashes for ‘insulting Islam. ’

The Daily GRRR! - January 9th, 2015 - Waves Through Walls: Prison Radio
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for January 9th, 2015. 1. Fireworks and Fisticuffs At Hamilton New Years Eve Prison Noise Demo. 2. Regina Police Reportedly Threaten ‘Starlight Tour’ for Disabled Indigenous Woman. 3. >Mountie in Manitoba Took Arrestee To His House. 4. RCMP Officer Ignores Sexual Assault, Gets Docked Pay. 5. Surrey Transit Police Kill Gitxsan First Nation Youth. 6. 10 More Police Arrested In Ayotzinapa Student Disappearance. 7. Attempted Bombing of NAACP Office in Colorado Springs. 8. CBSA Pushes Death Sentence Deportation. 9. Hamilton Man Set For Double Punishment Deportation. 10. High Error Rate in Processing Immigration Documents. 11. Conservatives Block Ottawa News Site From Government Servers. 12. Je Ne Suis Pas Charlie.

The Daily GRRR! Jan 8, 2015 - Je Suis Charlie
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for January 8, 2015. 1. Charlie Hebdo Massacre. 2. Oil watch is back! 3. Veto Veto Vetooo Obama puts Keystone XL pipeline on ice. 4. Recommendations to keep Fossil fuels fossilised. Are Harper's climate change contributions lip service or will he act accordingly? (answer: don't bet on it). 5. Brrr, put another log on the fire. Merciless Cold besieges vulnerable community. 6. Bill Cosby! Finally! Over! Don’t hit yer arse on the door on the way out.

The Daily GRRR! - Jan. 6, 2015 - “Too Bad It’s Only Tuesday” Edition
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Jan. 6, 2015. 1. Navajo youth commence 200-mile journey for cultural survival. 2. Pope plans to instruct 1.2 billion Catholics to act on climate change. 3. Canada outed as only country to oppose all endangered species efforts. 4. Families of police officers at greatest risk for domestic violence. 5. California considers statewide ban on ‘Redskins’ as school mascots. 6. German cathedral will shut off lights to protest anti-Muslim march.

The Daily GRRR! - Jan. 5, 2015 - Your “Ugh, Monday Morning” Edition
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Jan. 5, 2015. 1. Protesters against Utah’s new tar sands mine now face felony riot charges. 2. Dalhousie profs go public with complaint against misogynistic students. 3. Women’s self-defense course offered at sliding scale in Hamilton. 4. #ShutDownCanada day of action called to demand inquiry for #MMIW. 5. “Clogged Arteries” album raises funds for frontline pipeline resistance. 6. Guelph hosts panel discussion to encourage a direct action-packed 2015.

The Daily GRRR! - January 2nd, 2015 - Waves Through Walls: Prison Radio Edition
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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for January 2nd, 2015. 1. Sudbury Jail Renovations Stirs-Up Asbestos. 2. More Horrid Migrant Jail Conditions Revealed. 3. Stop Turning Public Transit into a Border Checkpoint. 4. Arrests Plummet Following De facto Strike by NYPD. 5. Virginian Cops Shackle 4 Year Old. 6. ’Serial’ Podcast Highlights Prison Phone Scam. 7. Calls to Repeal the Safe Streets Act. 8. Security Crackdown Continues In Haiti. 9. Support Mumia’s Campaign Against Speech Muzzling Law.