An important story from Canada is also a chance to watch a coordinated media-police operation unfold.
We start with three (Mohawk) indigenous communities around Ontario/Quebec. Kanehsatake, Kahnawake, and Akwesasne, and also Tyendinaga. The communities are frequently harrassed by police and authorities, and there is of course the long-term history that cannot be ignored.
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Hello folks. I just heard the news about Tom Fox. The CPT are eloquent on the loss of their brother. A single tragedy linked to a vast tragedy – Fox’s own life and death were about making those links, between the individual lives of Iraqis and the war against them, the individual ethical decisions people make from one day to the next on how to face a huge machinery of evil.
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