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The Daily GRRR! - April 10th, 2015

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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for April 10th, 2015. 1. Vigil, Demo, and Autonomous Action Responding to Police Killing of Beau Baker. 2. Peterborough Police Facing 2nd SIU Investigation in a Week After Cop Kills Man. 3. Cop Kills Injured Worker And Mental Health Advocate Don Dunphy. 4. Seeking justice for Jermaine Carby. 5. Keeping Count of People Killed By Police in North America.

The Daily GRRR! - Apr. 7, 2015 - “Too Bad It’s Only Tuesday” Edition

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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Apr. 7, 2015. 1. Atlas of Environmental Justice e-maps eco-protests around the world. 2. N.W.T. reveal proposed fracking regulations while many seek moratorium. 3. Remote Nunavut town takes oil companies to court over seismic testing. 4. Nestle profits on California drought, selling water bottled from state aquifers. 5. Mauna Kea protest to preserve Hawai’ian mountain grows in spite of arrests. 6. UWinnipeg approves mandatory indigenous studies course for all students.

The Daily GRRR! - Apr. 6, 2015 - Your "Ugh, Monday Morning" Edition

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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for Apr. 6, 2015. 1. Ex-foreign affairs minister leaves post to get in bed with Barrick Gold. 2. ShitHarperDid launches fundraising push for anti-Harper election campaign. 3. Bomb threat made against Columbia University’s Israeli Apartheid Week. 4. Montreal student politician files human rights complaint against colleagues. 5. Research shows econ majors more antisocial, makes a case for liberal arts. 6. Canada’s first recovery high school opens in Ontario but needs gov help. 7. Sadness, confusion, and outrage follow police shooting of Kitchener man.

The Daily GRRR! - April 3rd, 2015 - Waves Through Walls: Prison Radio

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The Daily GRRR! HEADLINES for April 3rd, 2015. 1. No Justice, No Peace! Canada Wide Demos Honouring Cindy Gladue. 2. The Solitary Confinement Death Of Ashley Smith is Remembered in a New Theatre Piece. 3. Academics Call Bullshit Over Attorney General's Untrue Statements on Solitary Confinement. 4. Matt DeHart's Awful Trip Down South. 5. Mumia Hospitalised After Diabetes Remained Undiagnosed In Jail. 6. Support The Compassionate Release of Prisoner Peter Collins.

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.