North America

No right to freedom of assembly says 900+ arrests

June 28, 2010

Howard Morton: There is evidence the police infiltrated "Black Bloc" and should have known their plans

Paikin on police attack against peaceful protest

June 28, 2010

Steve Paikin, veteran Canadian journalist, describes arrest and beating of Guardian newspaper journalist


June 28, 2010

Paul Jay: Are extraordinary police powers and cuts to social safety net the G-20 plan for the future?

G20: Interview with Toronto Mayor David Miller

June 27, 2010

As basic rights and freedoms are stripped from the people of Toronto, Paul Jay sits down with Toronto’s mayor, David Miller.

Real News Journalist Attacked at G-20

June 27, 2010

TRNN Replay – TRNN’s Jesse Freeston, one of the members of media attacked or arrested at G-20

TRNN’s Jesse Freeston on Canadian national TV (CTV

June 27, 2010

Freeston: Freedom of press doesn’t go away during a crisis, it is precisely for crises that it exists

Canadian Gold Company Sues El Salvador ForR 100 Million Dollars

June 18, 2010

Canadian mining company, Pacific Rim, is in court suing the government of El Salvador for 100 million dollars. It claims that by not awarding the company an exploitation permit for its proposed gold mine, the tiny country is in breach of the Central American Free Trade Agreement (known as CAFTA). Canada is not a signatory…

U.S. Immigration 2010

May 24, 2010
Tom Horne, superintendent of public schools in Arizona, is the architect of a recently passed law banning classes which promote ‘ethnic solidarity’. Widely seen as an attack on a popular Mexican-American Studies program in Tucson, the move has brought accusations of racism upon the state. Horne defends the move on CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360 in…

Canada seeks to reconcile dark aboriginal chapter

May 23, 2010

Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission will hold its first national event next month to examine what is now seen as one of the darkest chapters in the country’s history. The government now admits to the cruelty behind its forced education scheme for aboriginal children, a programme it ran for more than 150 years, where the…