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Marni Soupcoff: Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair should apologize for botched G20 operation

Bill Blair, the Toronto Police Chief, appears largely unmoved by the findings of the Office of the Independent Police Review Director (OIPRD). Despite the citizen watchdog group’s report, which alleges at least hundreds of instances of police wrongdoing during the 2010 G20 summit in Toronto, Mr. 582 more words

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G20 Protest and the problem with anarchy

This Post has nothing to do with music/art/culture (well, except for activism, which is a sort of culture), but I was there, and thought I should say a few words about what I saw and experienced. 890 more words


The thick blue line

Take equal parts protesters, media, and police officers, and stir over high heat for three hours. The antics of all three made for the most awkward, absurd, at times creepy protest I’ve been to, as 100 people marched in Day 1 of the anti-G20 protests. 313 more words