Dec 2, 2014

Book: Drug War Capitalism

Dawn Paley is an independent journalist and co-founder of the Vancouver Media Coop. AK Press has just published her first book Drug War Capitalism. Dawn Paley was in Vancouver with the book last week.
Sep 24, 2014

The policing of protest: From bad to worse

Talking Radical Radio
Organizer and scholar Lesley Wood talks about her new book examining the disturbing shifts in how police in Canada and the U.S. respond to protest.
Jun 10, 2014

Policing the Crisis

As governments continue their cuts to social services, cities are turning to police to manage the crisis of urban poverty. In Vancouver, the police budget has increased by $55 million in 6 years.
Jun 2, 2014

Book: Racialized Policing

Sociologist Elizabeth Comack interviewed nearly 80 Aboriginal people in Winnipeg in her research for this book. They reported experiences that were overwhelmingly negative.
Apr 11, 2014

Rights groups call for independent CBSA watchdog

The Canada Border Services Agency has sweeping police powers, yet unlike most other police forces in Canada, there is no independent oversight body to review its actions.
Apr 22, 2013
Watertown, Mass. on Friday. (Photo: Talk Radio News Service / flickr)

Bombs in Boston, amnesia in America

Garth Mullins
Mainstream news media and the police were fueling fear. These are the exact times when we need a clear voice, not just cheerleading for the authorities.
Mar 13, 2013

Smash the State Report: Mar. 8, 2013.

Five Americans under Toronto G20 squeeze for alleged smashy-smashy! Then military + police tax resistance in Canada, animal rights action in Kitchener, men's supremacy in Toronto, and the TPP


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