We took a cursory look at these claims and found evidence of active duty police trying to intimidate a family business both in uniform and by posing as members of the public. We also found much, much darker things. As … Continue reading Toronto Restaurant Accuses Police of Harassment Campaign
“In these uncertain times” why did a BlogTO editor “yell fire in a crowded theatre”? Continue reading Lauren O’Neil Publishes Riot Rumours, Yells “Fire!” in Uncertain Times
(Toronto, June 5, 2020) Anti-racist activists and racial justice advocates have expressed hesitancy about today’s Black-led racial justice “March for Change” in Toronto. Activists began coming forward after concerns about police participation, fake news and possible far-right violence were not … Continue reading What’s up with the “March for Change”? Controversy Swirls amid Poor Communication, Rumors of Riots.
Belleville Police Service declines to fire police officer over confederate flag, civil war comments, pro-Trump sentiments. Continue reading Meet Todd Bennett: a Trump Supporting, Pro-Confederacy Canadian Cop.
During the Vietnam War, Canada took in, often unwittingly—many Americans who sought to escape mandatory military service. As a wave of repression sweeps their nation, as Canadians with conscience we must open our hearts and our homes to people fleeing the unjust brutality of a state which has lost all control over itself. We must aid the American cause where we can. Continue reading Open Letter to the Canadian Government re: Events in the United States.
America teeters on the precipice. As its cities burn and its police forces brutalize protesters across the nation, the President has been forced into hiding by demonstrations which saw people set fire to historic churches and a guard house on … Continue reading What the Fuck just Happened in America? A Primer