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The Daily GRRR! Dec 3, 2014 - International Solidarity News

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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Dec. 3rd, 2014. 1. North East Pylon Pressure #NEPP - #32CSM. 2. Statement from Republican Political Prisoners, Roe House, Maghaberry. 3. Letter recently sent to Dublin City Council regarding the neglect of the Croppies' Acre #32CSM. 4. Government’s proposal to increase rent in local authority housing if water charge is not paid - #32CSM.

The Daily GRRR! - Dec. 2 2014 - “Too Bad It’s Only Tuesday” Edition

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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Dec. 2, 2014. 1. Kinder Morgan leaves Burnaby Mountain as court injunction expires. 2. UBC warned international students not to protest or face expulsion. 3. Pre-teens launch protest against anti-gay principal in Ottawa. 4. Women’s self-defense course offered at sliding scale in Hamilton. 5. Video game journalist calls little boys’ mothers on their rape threats. 6. Right-wing pundit Ezra Levant ordered to pay $80K in libel suit. 7. Grand River Indy Media School welcomes locals to learn and create!

The Daily GRRR! - Dec. 1, 2014 - Your “Ugh, Monday Morning” Edition

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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Dec. 1, 2014. 1. KW expresses solidarity with Ferguson at #BlackLivesMatter rally. 2. Deaths by police in Utah surpassed only by intimate partner violence. 3. Former al Qaida hostage faces FBI nightmare after returning home. 4. Israel jails 11-month-old baby, human rights groups call for release. 5. Aboriginal gov of Australia issues visas for non-indigenous residents. 6. Munduruku people occupy gov building in Brazil to protect their land. 7. Harper government destroys farmer control over seed with Bill C-18.

The Daily GRRR! - November 28th, 2014 - Waves Through Walls: Prison Radio

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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for November 28th, 2014. 1. Vancouver Cops Kill Distraught Man Within Moments of Arriving On Scene. 2. Cleveland Cop Shoots Dead A 12 Year Old Wielding a BB Gun. 3. Peel Police Facing 25 Million Dollar Lawsuit After Witness Intimidation. 4. In Bill C-13 Hearings, The OPP Asks to End Anonymity on the Internet. 5. Hackers Target Canadian Cops Over Alleged Framing of Ottawa Teen. 6. Kinder Morgan Has GPS Coordinates Wrong - Court Throws Out Arrests. 7. Controversial Judge Takes Over #G20Toronto Abuse Hearing. 8. Demos in 3 Ontario Cities for Canadian Born Man Stripped of Citizenship, Healthcare.

The Daily GRRR! - November 27th, 2014

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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for November 27th, 2014. 1. Dene Trappers Blockade Road Access for Resource Exploration. 2. Proposed Giant Gravel Pit Has Residents Gushing Over Source Water Protection. 3. Some Neonicotinoid Restrictions Finally Coming to Ontario. 4. Indigenous Deer Hunt Protests Condemned. 5. Food Programs For Northern Indigenous Populations In Disarray. 6. Dozens of First Nations May Lose Federal Funding. 7. Racist Sexual Violence Opposed In Video Games.

The Daily GRRR! - Nov. 25 2014 - “Too Bad It’s Only Tuesday” Edition

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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Nov. 25, 2014. 1. No justice for Mike Brown as grand jury declines to indict murderous cop. 2. Arrests continue on Burnaby Mountain as Kinder Morgan protest grows. 3. Cops shoot and kill distraught, disoriented man in East Vancouver. 4. Unarmed, mentally ill woman killed by Ohio cops called to help her. 5. Pennsylvania’s fracking ponds grow from 11 to 529 in only 9 years. 6. Fossil Free Guelph draws attention to divestment on campus. 7. Grassy Narrows links capitalism and ecocide for National Child Day.

The Daily GRRR! - Nov. 24, 2014 - Your “Ugh, Monday Morning” Edition

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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Nov. 24, 2014. 1. Eleven protesters charged with terrorism at mass demo in Mexico. 2. Canada, US & Ukraine vote against UN’s anti-Nazi resolution. 3. Tweeted photos of teen boy coming out to his best “bro” go viral. 4. (Not My) Laurier hosts roundtable discussion on toxic masculinity. 5. Centre in the Square refuses to cancel Cosby show despite rape claims. 6. Misogynistic “pickup artist” denied entry to Britain after public outcry. 7. Railways given huge gap of 2 years to get safety certification.

The Daily GRRR! - November 21st, 2014 - Waves Through Walls: Prison Radio

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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for November 21st, 2014. 1. Indigenous Women Dies in RCMP Custody. 2. Federal Prison Guards Conspired To Run Illegal Auto-Shop. 3. Thin Blue Line Breaking in Ottawa Jail Beating Case. 4. Enough is Enough! Stop targeted policing of the Jane-Finch! 5. Suspended Timmins Cop Charged With Assaulting Lover. 6. Maine’s Legendary Trooper Gets Plea Deal in Sexual Assault of 4 Year-Old. 7. Montreal Gazette Releases Biting Editorial On Police Impunity. 8. Petition to Remove Mexico From Canada’s Safe Country List. 9. Rally in Solidarity With Migrant Detainees. 10. CUPE National President Releases Video In Support of Deepan Budlakoti. 11. American Pipeline Regulator Warns Against TarSands Repurposing Projects. 12. Arrests Made At #NoPipeline Resistance on #BurnabyMountain.

The Daily GRRR! Nov 20, 2014

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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for November 20, 2014. 1. Waterloo Regional Police purcase 182 Tasers. 2. G20 focus: Australia tries to avoid dealing with climate change issues. 3. G20 focus: G20 snub Putin. 4. G20 focus: Old ideas, old results. 5. A new approach to the international regime: Thomas Piketty - Capital in the 21st Century.

The Daily GRRR! - Nov. 18 2014 - “Too Bad It’s Only Tuesday” Edition

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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Nov. 18, 2014. 1. Indigenous mom brutally beaten by cop in her own home on Halloween. 2. Brazil’s Guarani people despair after brutal murder of female leader. 3. Fight against fracking continues in Alberta amid earthquake aftershocks. 4. Over 625,000L of oil and wastewater spill...and mainstream media ignore it. 5. Northern Gateway project moves closer to the grave as vice president resigns. 6. Canadian consulate is in the ranks of ‘win ugly’ fossil fuel lobby groups. 7. Sioux tribe deems U.S. vote in favour of Keystone XL Pipeline an “act of war”.

The Daily GRRR! - Nov. 17, 2014 - Your “Ugh, Monday Morning” Edition

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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Nov. 17, 2014. 1. ‘Brussels burns’ as over 100,000 march against Belgian austerity measures. 2. Colorado high schoolers protest school board censorship of curriculum. 3. LGBTQ magazine names Vladimir Putin their (bad) person of the year. 4. U.S. appeals court judge slams those who upheld same-sex marriage bans. 5. Appeals court orders Harper to restore refugee health care program. 6. New leaves of absence for caregivers now available to Ontario workers. 7. Growing movement to mandate a living wage arrives in Brantford. 8. Owner of unfinished building ordered to pay back student’s deposit. 9. WPIRG calls for support of UW prof facing Islamophobic death threats.

The Daily GRRR! - November 14th, 2014 - Waves Through Walls: Prison Radio

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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for November 14th, 2014. 1. Man Involved in Rehtaeh Parsons Rape Will Not Serve Jail Time. 2. Toronto Cop Pleads Guilty to Child Porn and Sexual Interference. 3. Poppies To Remember the War Dead Assembled by Prisoners. 4. Canadian Cops Getting Facial Recognition Tech. 5. Growing Support Around #JusticeForDeepan. 6. Enbridge’s Northern Gateway Executive VP Resigns. 7. Bringing Down The Walls in Jerusalem.

The Daily GRRR! - Nov. 13 2014 - Gender Peace

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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for November 13, 2014. 1. Ghomeshi-gate update. 2. 2 Liberal MPS ejected from Liberal Caucus by Trudeau. 3. Bill C36 or Safety at work, only for some women. 4. Julien Blanc “dating coach” (#ChokingGirlsAroundtheWorld). 5. Keira Knightley poses nude (with intention).

The Daily GRRR! - Nov. 11 2014 - Special Edition: Remembrance Day Anti-War Music Hour

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Today has become a celebration of military force and propaganda for racist, imperial wars waged by western countries who are willing to commit atrocities for more political power or natural resources that are not theirs to take. This show will instead honour of those who are against the war, particularly after having served in one (or more) themselves, and all those who return alive only to be denied the support they need by the very government who sent them to kill people in other parts of the world.

The Daily GRRR! - Nov. 10, 2014 - Your “Ugh, Monday Morning” Edition

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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Nov. 10, 2014. 1. Indigenous elder violently arrested at Kinder Morgan protest camp in BC. 2. Activists mock facial expression ‘assault’ charge from Kinder Morgan. 3. Quebec National Assembly calls on province to review Energy East risks. 4. Ontario calls inquest into deaths of indigenous students in Thunder Bay. 5. First Nations chiefs ask for more dialogue with Ontario municipal leaders. 6. Saskatoon high schoolers organize round dance for #MMIW. 7. Protests prompt Australia to revoke visa for misogynistic ‘pick-up artist’. 8. RCMP reveals plan to build 700km surveillance between us and the U.S. 9. California voters strike a blow against the prison industrial complex.

The Daily GRRR! - November 7th, 2014 - Waves Through Walls: Prison Radio

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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for November 7th, 2014. 1. >3 Charged For #MMIW Blockade of HWY 6. 2. Disgraced Cop Drops Appeals - Goes Directly To Jail. 3. Mountie Refused Ambulance to Inmate who Later Died. 4. Sex Assault Stats Staggering. 5. Harper Reigns Over a 25% Surge in Food Bank Use. 6. China Ends Sprawl Over “Permanent Basic Farmland”. 7. Uprising for the 43 Disappeared Continues in Mexico. 8. Mexico Jails Molotoving Anarchists Quebecers. 9. US Sending Depleted Uranium Spraying Fighter Jets to Middle East.