Tag: Anarchists

Line 9 Protests Unmasked: Part I – New Occupation, Same Old People & Tactics

Introduction:In November 2012 a group of leaders from NGOs, unions, academia, first nations and militant anarchist groups converged for a conference at the University of Toronto. Their goal was to come up with a strategy how to interfere with Enbridge’s plan to reverse their Line 9 pipeline- limiting Canada’s ability to export our oil to …

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Trillium Funded ENGOs Promote Dangerous Role Models To Ottawa’s Youth

The Ontario Trillium Foundation is a provincial government agency whose purpose is to build “healthy and vibrant communities” by “strengthening the capacity of the voluntary sector”. Causes they support include arts & culture, environment, social services and recreation. Trillium promote themselves on their website as “Ontario’s leading grant-maker”.Trillium grant recipients get more than just money, …

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LeadNow’s Anti-Social Climate Rallies Leave Vandalistic Legacy! (And what we can do about it)

Last weekend LeadNow.ca organized their Defend Our Climate, Defend Our Communities rallies across the country. LeadNow claimed they had events in over 100 locations (some possibly in people’s living rooms), and that many thousands of people showed up in support. The two largest gatherings were in Vancouver and Toronto- many of the usual suspects appeared, …

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Environment Hamilton Gives Militant Anarchists “Environmentalists Of The Year” Award! (Feat #SwampLine9)

One of my most disturbing discoveries while researching the resurgence of activist militancy was the large number of ‘legitimate’ organizations who’ve been willing to work with people who promote violent tactics. Sometimes it’s blatant, like when a leader at the Council of Canadians helped bring the Black Bloc into the Olympic protests; or things that make …

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[Updated] Anarchist Mayhem In Vancouver: Three Pipeline Protesters Arrested!

Update: Someone just shared an interesting video of Sasha Wiley-Shaw (sharing a stage with NDP MP Libby Davies) saying that Davies “has been a political mentor of mine since my childhood”, and then discussing the incident in 2012. Very interesting, and answers a few questions…Update 2: The arrested cyclist is Jakub Markiewicz, whose prior claim to fame …

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