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Daily News - April 17, 2024

Daily news for April 17, 2024

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    Daily news for May 22, 2024Story 1 - Cops crack heads at encampment at UQAM but activists at Ontario Tech U win huge advances from their admin.  Story 2 - Government committee identifies 35 threats to the security of Canadiands. Billionaires are number 5 though impact pretty much the entire list. Story 3 - Countries around the world react to the ICC case against Israeli and Hamas leaders. In Canada, it took more than 31 hours for Trudeau to say anything and media to report on anything. Story 4 - Israel attacks one of two hospitals left in northern Gaza. Story 5 - Three Americans charged in failed and bizarre coup attenmpt in Congo. Story 6 - William Ruto is in the US to discuss forming Kenyan-led military initiative in Haiti.   
  • 281. Weaponizing the politics of identity to support Israel

    In this episide, Sandy and Nora talk about how the politics of identity have been weaponized to silence people out of criticizing Israel. Plus, a former CBC producer speaks out about bias at the public broadcaster, Canada is questioning a doctor from Gaza about which members of Hamas he treated while working as a doctor and how are care and violence sometimes entwined?
  • Daily News - Police shooting in Regina, sabotage at EV battery plant, Assange wins new appeal

    Story 1 - SIRT investigating after " officer-involved shooting: in Regina. Story 2 - Unexploded incindiary devices found at site of future EV battery site. Story 3 - Omar Khadr denied an appeal with the US Supreme Court. Story 4 - Top Iranian officials die in helicopter crash in region blanketed in thick fog.Story 5 - The ICC issues arrest warrant for leadership of both Hamas and Israel, will allow events of Oct. 7 and the genocide of Gaza to be examined in court.  Story 6 - Julian Assange wins the right to appeal his extradition to the US.
  • Daily News - SK Party meltdown, Loblaws agrees to conduct code, Chad has new leader

    Daily News for May 17, 2024Story 1 - Edmonton police say that have evidence that a serial killer operated in the 1970s. He's dead. Story 2- Speaker of Sk's Legislative Assembly tears up membership card and makes serious allegations of harassment against the incoming speaker. Story 3 - Loblaw agrees to voluntarily sign the Grocery Code of Conduct. Walmart is still holding out.  Story 4 - Half of telcos in Canada are not compliant in alllowing people to make complaints on their websites. Story 5 - Phoenix rose from the ashes only to be finally killed. Story 6 - Mahamet Deby has been elected president in Chad though election watchers are concerned about how free and fair the process was. Story 7 - 700,000 Palestinians flee Northern Gaza as Israel lays seige again to the region and also prepares for ground invasion in the south.
  • Daily News - McGill camp stays, Quebec City bridge saved and 8 farm workers killed in Florida

    Daily news for May 16, 2024 - Story 1 - Double-digit profit percentage increases for two REITs making money off Halifax renters, Story 2 - McGill loses second injunction. Students have a right to stay in their encampment. Story 3 - CN will sell the Pont de Québec will be sold to the federal government for a symbolic $1 ending a very long political saga. Story 4 - A barge hits a bridge in Galveston, Texas causing an oil spill. Story 5 - 8 Mexican farm workers killed in bus crash north of Orlando. Story 6 - Drone attacks in Amhara region of Ethiopia kills some number of civilians. Story 7 - Assassintation attempt targets Robert Fico, PM of Slovakia.
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  • 280. Student encampments are built to win

    In this episode, Sandy and Nora talk about the measures in place at many encampments which demonstrate how sophistocated and well organized they are -- something that is critical as they will continue to experience attack. Plus, Canada wants to scan your face to watch Internet porn.
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