[Marxism] Socialist Voice: 'If protesting is a conspiracy, then we are all proud to conspire!'
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Marxist Perspectives for the 21st Century
July 26, 2010
‘IF PROTESTING IS A CONSPIRACY, THEN WE ARE ALL PROUD TO CONSPIRE!’
On July 17, 200 people marched and rallied in Vancouver, Canada to
protest the police repression of protests during the G8/G20 summit
meetings in Toronto June 25-27. The following is the speech given by
Derrick O’Keefe of the Vancouver Stopwar coalition.
TAX REVOLT DESTABILIZES GOVERNMENT IN BRITISH COLUMBIA
by Roger Annis
What were they thinking? Mere days after its re-election in May 2009,
the Liberal Party government of British Columbia announced a new
consumption tax that took effect on July 1, 2010 and will fleece an
estimated $1.9 billion from taxpayer pockets in the first year.
FROM WATER WARS TO THE FIGHT FOR CLIMATE JUSTICE:
PABLO SOLÓN ON THE LESSONS OF COCHABAMBA
by Pablo Solon
Bolivia’s UN ambassador gave this talk to the Shout Out for Global
Justice, sponsored by the Council of Canadians and attended by nearly
3,000 people on June 25 in Toronto, during the ten days of protests
against the G20 meeting.
TORONTO APPEAL: NO MORE POLICE STATE TACTICS
by Judy Rebick
Below is a statement that you are being asked to sign. We believe it
is urgent to get as many signatures on a call for a public inquiry. We
believe it is possible to shift the terms to debate, and to shine a
spotlight on the abusive police practices during the G8/G20. But we
need your help to do that.
Continued here: http://www.socialistvoice.ca/?p=1262
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Editors: Ian Angus, Roger Annis, John Riddell
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