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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.

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!.