Steve Anderson is Executive Director at OpenMedia.ca, an organization at the forefront of resistance to all manner of proposed government and corporate controls designed to, by turn, restrict Internet freedoms, and further commodify access for the benefit of corporate monopolists.
Open Media is sounding the warning now in a campaign against proposed TPP provisions they say would determine how the internet will be governed, and who will profit by it.
Steve Anderson and stopping the TTP trap in the first half.
And; efforts to confront and defy the Cuba embargo have continued; the best known of these is the Pastors for Peace Cuba Caravan, which has traveled from cities across Canada and the United States for each of the last twenty-two years of the Bloqueo, carrying "contraband" goods for Cuba.
Gerry Bill is Emeritus Professor of Sociology and American Studies at Fresno City College in California. He's traveling for the seventh time with this year's 23rd Pastors for Peace aid caravan to Cuba. Gerry is one of the founders of the Fresno Center for Nonviolence, and is on the boards of the Fresno Free College Foundation, Peace Fresno, and the Central California Criminal Justice Committee.
Gerry Bill and sailing again for Cuba with the Pastors in the second half.
And; Victoria Street Newz publisher, and CFUV Radio broadcaster, Janine Bandcroft will join us at the bottom of the hour to bring us up to speed with events both local, and as they unfold at the Canadian border, where Vancouver's contingent to the Pastors for Peace caravan to Cuba has been held up. But first, Steve Anderson and StoptheTrap.net.
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, http://www.pacificfreepress.com. Check out the GR blog at: http://GorillaRadioBlog.blogspot.com