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My Official G20 Police Complaint Report

November 19, 2011

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In all the excitement about Occupy Wall Street evictions, I almost forgot to share this. On the Monday after the Toronto G20 police riot, my friend and I were stopped on our way to the anti-police brutality demonstration in front of the police headquarters by a group of uniformed police officers, who stopped us and […]

An Open Letter to the Window Smashers

October 11, 2011

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Dear Window-Smashing Anarchists, I must confess that I am somewhat confused as to why I keep finding you at political rallies. My understanding of your political philosophy is that you want to hang the last bureaucrat with the entrails of the last capitalist. Giving you the benefit of the doubt and assuming that the extreme […]

One Year Later

June 28, 2011

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I tried to write a post on the G20 anniversary yesterday, where I made a carefully constructed argument about the necessity to remember what happened a year ago in downtown Toronto or some other thing. It didn’t work. I found myself somewhat paralyzed as I tried to type it. For the first time in several […]

Some Thoughts on the British Tuition Protests

December 10, 2010

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  In this post, I’m going to butt my nosy face into political matters even farther away from me than Toronto! If you’re at all interested in student activism, you should have been following the Student protests in London and resulting police brutality that occurred today. I’ve been trying to mark papers despite the presence […]