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Archive for March, 2012

Montreal Police Use Tear Gas, Flash Grenades on Student Protesters

By • Mar 10th, 2012 • Category: News & Analysis

By Allison Kilkenny March 8, 2012 About 1,000 students marched to the Loto-Quebec building in Montreal Wednesday to protest rising tuition fees. Students blocked the entrance to the building on Sherbooke St. W., leading to what The Gazette calls an “ugly clash” with the police riot squad. Police used tear gas and flash grenades against […]

US Congress expands authoritarian anti-protest law

By • Mar 6th, 2012 • Category: News & Analysis

Defend democratic rights! Support the Socialist Equality Party election campaign! For more information and to get involved, click here. A bill passed Monday in the US House of Representatives and Thursday in the Senate would expand existing anti-protest laws that make it a felony—a serious criminal offense punishable by a lengthy prison term—to “enter or […]

F29 Portland Waterfront Park – Arrest for Criminal Mischief

By • Mar 6th, 2012 • Category: News & Analysis

The last few minutes at Waterfront park, on F29 – with lots of cops all around a few protesters mingle in the park – Then …. a swarm of bike police are seen heading north along waterfront park …. when I get to the crowd gathering ….a protester has arrested has been arrested for “criminal […]

Protest Letter of CFMEU to IR of Iran in Defence of Iranian Labor Activists

By • Mar 3rd, 2012 • Category: News & Analysis

International Alliance in Support of Workers in Iran (IASWI) Stands in solidarity with the working class of Greece

By • Mar 1st, 2012 • Category: Headline

The working class and the ordinary people of Greece have been facing a massive onslaught by the European Union, the European Central Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the Greek government and basically the entire capitalist system. The aim is very clear: to impose one of the most draconian austerity measures ever in the history of […]

Letter from Leta Zotaki, Member of Occupying Committee of Kilkis Hospital

By • Mar 1st, 2012 • Category: Headline, News & Analysis

occupied hospital in Greece Hello all. Thank you so much for your interest and support. The occupation of our hospital in Kilkis by its workers started on Monday, February 20th, 8:30 local time. This occupation is not only about us, the physicians and the workers at the Kilkis Hospital. Neither is it only about the […]