Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Amy Miller, Leila Pourtavaf, Janine Bandcroft July 12, 2010

This week: Amy Miller is a Montreal-based documentary filmmaker and activist whose film, ‘Myths for Profit: Canada’s Role in Industries of War and Peace’ has featured in festivals from Calgary to Australia. Amy is also a journalist, reporting for Free Speech Radio News, The Dominion online newspaper, and the Independent Media Centre in Montreal. She was in Toronto reporting on the G20 when the Pigs turned on her, as they did many journalists, and took her into custody for the crime of revealing the myth of Canadian democracy.

Amy Miller in the first half.

And; Jaggi Singh is a name familiar to any who have followed or participated in the social peace and justice movement in Canada over the last couple of decades. He was famously grabbed off the streets of Quebec City during another G20 confab back in 2001, but this time his arrest was a more gentile affair. Jaggi Singh turned himself into police when he discovered there was an arrest warrant out for him; it’s an order charging him as a conspirator against the laws of the land. Jaggi’s first court appearance was today, and at time of writing he is still in custody. We’re not sure if Jaggi will be able to appear in the second half, but failing that, someone from his support group will.

The case for the arrest of Jaggi Singh in the second half.

And; Victoria Street Newz publisher and CFUV broadcaster, Janine Bandcroft will join us with her take on newz both local and less so at the bottom of the hour. But first, Amy Miller documenting the flowering of Canadian fascism.

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.

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Chris Cook hosts Gorilla Radio, airing live every Wednesday, 1-2pm Pacific Time. In Victoria at 101.9FM, on the internet at: cfuv.uvic.ca, and archived at: www.gorilla-radio.com. He also serves as a contributing editor to the web news site, www.pacificfreepress.com, which you can now support at Petreon.com. Check out the GR blog at: gorillaradioblog.blogspot.ca/ G-Radio is dedicated to social justice, the environment, community, and providing a forum for people and issues not covered in the corporate media. Some past guests include: M. Shahid Alam, Joel Bakan, Maude Barlow, Ramzy Baroud, David Barsamian, Eva Bartlett, William Blum, Luciana Bohne, Helen Caldicott, Noam Chomsky, Michel Chossudovsky, Paul Cienfuegos, Jon Elmer, Yves Engler, Laura Flanders, Eva Golinger, Amy Goodman, Glenn Greenwald, Denis Halliday, Chris Hedges, Patrick Henningsen, Julia Butterfly Hill, Robert Jensen, Dahr Jamail, Chalmers Johnson, Diana Johnstone, Malalai Joya, Kathy Kelly, Naomi Klein, Frances Moore Lappe, Ingmar Lee, Dave Lindorff, Andrew Gavin Marshall, Janos Maté, Jennifer Moore, Alexandra Morton, Sharmine Narwani, Andrew Nikiforuk, Ken O'Keefe, Greg Palast, Dawn Paley, Michael Parenti, Robert Parry, John Pilger, Kevin Pina, Ted Rall, Paul Craig Roberts, John Ross, David Rovics, Danny Schechter, David Schindler, Vandana Shiva, Tim Shorrock, Norman Solomon, David Swanson, Linn Washington, Jr., Andy Worthington, Mickey Z., Howard Zinn and many others.