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Posted inEconomy and InequalityPolitics and Movements: US

Quebec Students Resist State Repression

Paul Jay talks to Jérémie Bédard-Wien, Student Organizer, CLASSE Story Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network, coming to you today from Baltimore. In Quebec, the student struggle continues. Negotiations with the Quebec government have broken down, and the majority of the striking students say they are going to continue […]

Posted inEconomy and Inequality

Quebec Students Rejecting Tuition Deal

170,000 students remain on strike as assemblies vote to reject government offer Story Transcript  IN QUEBEC, OVER 167,000 STUDENTS ARE STILL ON STRIKE AGAINST THE PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENTâ€S PLAN TO RAISE TUITION FEES BY 75% .  QUEBEC STUDENTS HAVE BEEN STRIKING FOR THREE MONTHS. AMIDST A BACKGROUND OF ONGOING PROTESTS, STUDENT DIRECT ACTIONS CREATING ECONOMIC DISRUPTIONS […]

Posted inClimate CrisisPolitics and Movements: US

BC Pipeline Fight and Quebec Elections – The Canada Panel

Linda Solomon Wood and Yves Engler also report on the residential schools case and the Fair Election Act Story Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay. And welcome to The Canada Report on The Real News. And now joining us from Canada first of all in Vancouver […]

Posted inEconomy and InequalityPolitics and Movements: US

Quebec Election Gives Students a Victory on Tuition Hikes, Fight for Free Education Continues

Jérémie Bédard-Wien: Quebec student activists work to create a global movement for the right to a free education Story Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. In Quebec, a provincial election has been held. A new government has been elected. The Parti Quebecois is now […]

Posted inEconomy and Inequality

Quebec Students Demand Education as a Right, Continue Strike

J Bedard: Students almost unanimously reject government deal, willing to lose year if necessary Story Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Washington. Thousands of students across Quebec continue their strike. More than 170,000 students are on strike. A deal that was tentatively agreed to by […]

Posted inPolitics and Movements: US

Decades of Relentless Austerity in Canada Could Defeat the Conservatives

Nora Loreto, the author of From Demonized to Organized: Building the New Union Movement, and Dru Oja Jay of Unite Against Austerity Campaign discuss how an anti-austerity platform could make a difference in the upcoming Canadian elections Story Transcript SHARMINI PERIES, EXEC. PRODUCER, TRNN: Welcome to the Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries coming to […]

Posted inPolitics and Movements: US

First Canadian Officer Convicted for Mass Arrests at 2010 G-20 Toronto Summit

Canadian Civil Liberties Association’s Laura Berger and TRNN’s former video journalist Jesse Freeston discuss the police’s motivations behind mass arrests and the legacy of the G-20 in current policing practices Story Transcript JESSICA DESVARIEUX, PRODUCER, TRNN: Welcome to the Real News Network. I’m Jessica Desvarieux in Baltimore. It’s been more than five years since the […]

Posted inPolitics and Movements: US

New Democratic Party Ends 43 Year Conservative Domination in Alberta

The victory of the new Premier-elect of Alberta Rachel Notley and the loss of the bastion province of the conservative Harper government is analyzed by Notley’s former professor Gordon Laxer of the University of Alberta Story Transcript SHARMINI PERIES, EXEC. PRODUCER, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries coming to you from […]