Brad Slade is a long-time, Victoria-based labour activist who thought his skills could be useful mobilizing opposition to the HST. He’s now the Victoria organizer for FightHST.com and played a principal role organizing last week’s first Victoria protest against the proposed tax. Brad Slade in the first half.
And; what connects we here in out of the way Victoria with the police rioters in Pennsylvania, or the imperial guards of the garrisons in Afghanistan, and Iraq? What happens to us individually and collectively when we allow military conquest be the agency of our promised prosperity? The death of democracy in three short acts in the second half.
And Victoria Street Newz publisher and CFUV broadcaster, Janine Bandcroft will be here at the bottom of the hour for a view of what’s new on your city’s streets.
Chris Cook hosts Gorilla Radio, airing live every Monday, 5-6pm Pacific Time. In Victoria at 101.9FM, 104.3 cable, and on the internet at: http://cfuv.uvic.ca. He also serves as a contributing editor to the web news site, www.pacificfreepress.com. Check out the GR blog at: http://GorillaRadioBlog.blogspot.com