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The Canadian Progressive: Quebec police unleash violence on anti-austerity protesters [VIDEO]

Protesters hit the streets to protest the Quebec provincial government’s austerity policies. The police unleashed tear gas, sound bombs and rubber bullets, hitting some of the protesters in the face.

The post Quebec police unleash violence on anti-austerity protesters [VIDEO] appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

Cowichan Conversations: Quebec Students Were Right! Students Debts Are Crippling!

Quebec Students Protest Started Over Tuition Hikes

It was University Students in Quebec who raised the profile of challenges facing students seeking post secondary education.

Tuition hikes ignited the protests but costs for living accomodation, books, clothing and food combine to increase the overall burden.

The protests grew, morphed into a much wider . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Quebec Students Were Right! Students Debts Are Crippling!

CANADIAN PROGRESSIVE WORLD: Quebec Student Protest Movement Begins Tour Of Ontario Universities

While the pots and pans are on a summer hiatus, the ground-breaking Quebec student protest movement is visiting an Ontario university near you. Representatives of CLASSE, Quebec’s largest student federation, and other activists have embarked on a tour of ten Ontario universities.

The nine-day Quebec-Ontario Student Solidarity Tour, funded by the Canadian Federation of Students, . . . → Read More: CANADIAN PROGRESSIVE WORLD: Quebec Student Protest Movement Begins Tour Of Ontario Universities

CANADIAN PROGRESSIVE WORLD: We Are All Québécois: Solidarity From Chilean Students And Academics

Below is a statement of solidarity with the ongoing Quebec student protests from Chilean academics and student leaders. (English translation via Translating The Revolution.) We Are All Québécois! We the undersigned, Chilean academics and student leaders, denounce to national and … Continue reading →

Leftist Jab: How the Charest Government can resolve the Quebec Student Protests in 3 easy steps.

Anarchopanda meets the Socialist Squirrel!

The Quebec Student Protests is the most unnecessarily protracted protest in recent memory.

This isn’t about whether or not you think the Charest government is acting in a corrupt, rigid and oppressive manner nor is it about whether or not you think the protesters are enfants-rois that seek to bankrupt . . . → Read More: Leftist Jab: How the Charest Government can resolve the Quebec Student Protests in 3 easy steps.

Northern Reflections: The Summer Of Discontent

The Charest government’s passage of Bill 78 was supposed to return order to Montreal’s streets. But last night, the Globe and Mail reports,

The scenes in Montreal unfolded during a tense late-night march that, on several occasions, saw riot police use tear gas and protesters throw bottles and rocks.

Student protesters were joined by . . . → Read More: Northern Reflections: The Summer Of Discontent

CANADIAN PROGRESSIVE WORLD: State terrorism visits Quebec student protesters

Please note that this video contains disturbing graphic images of police violence and state terrorism against the ongoing student protests in Quebec. The video is accompanied by “Which side are you on?” music. This video can be found at YouTube

Blunt Objects: I Almost Agreed With Margaret Wente

… then she reverted back to being a bitch, but almost, I almost agreed with her.

The article in question is her piece in the Globe about Quebec’s student protests, the militant CLASSE group, and the “future baristas” of the Canadian job market that apparently make up these protests. Wente is right in the sense . . . → Read More: Blunt Objects: I Almost Agreed With Margaret Wente