From Orangutan: Mainstream headlines demonize Quebec student protesters (again!)

(video – 5 mars 2013, Montréal. Ostie d’grosse manif de soir contre la hausse éternelle from Mario Jean on Vimeo.) Tuesday, March 5, 2013, marked the rebirth of Montreal nocturnal protests against the commodification of university education. Below are a few of the sensationalist headlines (linked) that appeared in some of the city’s mainstream news outlets ...

From Orangutan: Mainstream headlines demonize Quebec student protesters (again!)

(video – 5 mars 2013, Montréal. Ostie d’grosse manif de soir contre la hausse éternelle from Mario Jean on Vimeo.) Tuesday, March 5, 2013, marked the rebirth of Montreal nocturnal protests against the commodification of university education. Below are a few of the sensationalist headlines (linked) that appeared in some of the city’s mainstream news outlets ...

From Orangutan: Video: Yù – Carré Rouge

This beautiful video and song Carré Rouge [Red Square] traces the history of the Quebec student movement, which started on February 13, 2012, and continues to this day. The Red Square has become a symbol that has far exceeded its initial cause, which was to boycott classes in response to the Liberal government’s proposal to ...

From Orangutan: Video: Yù – Carré Rouge

This beautiful video and song Carré Rouge [Red Square] traces the history of the Quebec student movement, which started on February 13, 2012, and continues to this day. The Red Square has become a symbol that has far exceeded its initial cause, which was to boycott classes in response to the Liberal government’s proposal to ...

Tattered Sleeve: Paint It, Red

But the sound wasn’t sad!Why, this sound sounded merry!It couldn’t be so!But it WAS merry! VERY! Reports are the casserole protests continued tonight. Thousands marching up St-Laurent Blvd earlier this fine evening. Good for them. “That’s the spirit,” as my eight-year-old son likes to say. You know, for months I was reluctant to get behind ...

Tattered Sleeve: Paint It, Red

But the sound wasn’t sad!Why, this sound sounded merry!It couldn’t be so!But it WAS merry! VERY! Reports are the casserole protests continued tonight. Thousands marching up St-Laurent Blvd earlier this fine evening. Good for them. “That’s the spirit,” as my eight-year-old son likes to say. You know, for months I was reluctant to get behind ...

From Orangutan: Merci, Arcade Fire,

Thank you, on behalf of the millions of international supporters of the Quebec student movement, for wearing the iconic red square or carré rouge during your appearance with The Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger on the May 19th episode of Saturday Night Live. Awesome.

From Orangutan: Merci, Arcade Fire,

Thank you, on behalf of the millions of international supporters of the Quebec student movement, for wearing the iconic red square or carré rouge during your appearance with The Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger on the May 19th episode of Saturday Night Live. Awesome.