Andrew Gavin Marshall: Montreal Student Protests 101 on Day 101 + Canada vs totalitarian govt crackdown

by Andrew Gavin Marshall
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May 25, 2012

May 25, 2012 by

Andrew Gavin Marshall is a journalist living in Montreal. Andrew is a regular on Russia Today and many radio talk shows and is a wealth of information. In addition to being a brilliant writer, Andrew is also a student in solidarity with the protests against the outrageous tuition hikes…however, what is transpiring in Montreal goes well beyond tuition fees, this has become a fight against fascism and authoritarian control.

Andrew Gavin Marshall: Montreal Student Protests 101 on Day 101

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May 25, 2012 by

Nearly 700 arrests have been made overnight in Canada, during the latest protest in Quebec against a huge planned rise in student tuition fees. The rallies have been on-going for more than 100 days. Police in Montreal dispersed unsanctioned protests and arrested 518 demonstrators on Wednesday night. The arrests were also made in Quebec City, where some 170 were detained, and in Sherbrooke. There were no reports of injuries or casualties.

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Andrew Gavin Marshall talks to RT. He explains that the situation in Quebec is only part of a huge social protest.

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Andrew Gavin Marshall is an independent researcher and writer based in Montreal, Canada, writing on a number of social, political, economic, and historical issues. He is also Project Manager of The People’s Book Project. He is also the host of a podcast show, “Empire, Power, and People” in cooperation with Boiling Frogs Post.

see

Ten Points Everyone Should Know About the Quebec Student Movement by Andrew Gavin Marshall

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The Québec Student Strike: From ‘Maple Spring’ to Summer Rebellion? Part 6 by Andrew Gavin Marshall

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  6. A lesson to us ALL. The PTB want our last dime$ and nickel$. They’ve even commodified our very souls. Only standing in UNITY, as the Montrealers courageously show us, will we STOP their bs. I BANG A POT IN SOLIDARITY. HAPPY HOUR FOR ALL OF US is making lots and lots of NOISE.

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