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Haligonians resist the G8/G20 in Toronto

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FLAP members participate in Tuesday's march.  Photo: Hillary Lindsay
FLAP members participate in Tuesday's march. Photo: Hillary Lindsay

Resistance to the G8/G20 is now well underway in Toronto, and several Haligonians are participating in interesting and exciting ways.

Here is a brief synopsis of what has been happening:

Halifax Activist Dave Bush Blogs for the G8/G20

Over the course of the week, Halifax activist Dave Bush will be blogging about his experiences with resistance to the G20 in Toronto, providing a source for on-the-ground perspective of G8/G20 summit..

Dave’s blog, titled The Leftovers: Reminders for the Remainders is focused on providing “a salient analysis of the issues concerning grassroots resistance to the summits.”

Read his first two posts here and here.

Halifax Journalists Participate in the Alternative Media Centre

Several journalists from Halifax are participating in the Alternative Media Centre and producing grassroots, independent media all week.

See the first two Alternative Media Centre podcasts produced by the Halifax Media Co-op volunteer David Parker here and here.

No One Is Illegal-Halifax at the G8/G20 Mobilizations in Toronto

NOII-Halifax along with other chapters of NOII from across the country released a statement on the G8/G20. Read the statement here.

Halifax group Feminist League for Agitation Propaganda participates in “Queering the G20”

At yesterday's "Queering the G20" march, members of the Halifax group Feminist League for Agitation Propaganda marched with a banner that said, "Off our backs: stop policing queer and trans bodies" and led chants about childcare, trans health services, police brutality and homophobia. Read the entire article here and listen to FLAP members in the Alternative Media Centre podcast here.

Curious as to why tens of thousands are protesting the G8/G20 summits?  Go to 2010.mediacoop.ca for up to the minute G20 and G8 Summit Protest Reporting, straight 'outta the Alternative Media Centre!


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