CANADIAN PROGRESSIVE WORLD: A CLASSE act for Quebec’s next provincial election

Should an election be called, the more militant group of the Quebec student protest movement will mobilze students against ideology and neo-liberal politics. That’s according to CLASSE’s new manifesto, recently launched by Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois (pictured), the organization’s spokesman. The manifesto focuses on four core themes: democracy, feminism, social justice and ecology. RELATED: Quebec Student Protest Movement ...

Art Threat: Photographer seeks arrested student strikers

Toronto-based photographer Brett Gundlock is currently in Montreal capturing portraits of demonstrators who have been detained or arrested during the ongoing student strike. The photos will be a continuation of a previous series in which he photographed people who were arrested during the Toronto G20 protests. Gundlock will be in the city until May 23. ...

Song of the Watermelon: The Forgotten Issues of Quebec’s Student Strike

The ongoing three-month strike by Quebec university students over tuition increases has sparked near-unanimous outrage from members of Canada’s mainstream commentariat — and not just over the violence, but over the very content of what students are demanding. What do these spoiled rich kids have to protest, the pundits wail, when already they pay the ...

Philosophy, Music and Art in the Service of the Quebec Student Protests

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Art Threat: Quebec’s red square hits Cannes’ red carpet

The team behind 'Laurence Anyways' attends the film's premiere in Cannes, France. (Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images.) Although Québécois filmmaker and actor Xavier Dolan may be across the Atlantic at the Cannes Film Festival, the government crackdown on civil liberties taking place in his home province doesn’t seem to be out of mind. As Dolan appeared on ...