Monthly Archives: May 2013

Toronto May Day 2013 – International Workers’ Day

Originally posted on   Toronto IWW:
Another May Day has come and gone in Toronto. Toronto wobblies joined the march and had a great party afterwards. Click the preview to see a video one of our members put together of the…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Basics at May 18 Tamil Genocide Day in Toronto

Basics was at the Tamil Genocide memorial May 18 2013 in Toronto. In the process of interviewing activists, we caught the police forcing Tamil activists with Tamil Eelam flags, which are completely legal, off Queens Park, which is public property. … Continue reading

Video | Posted on by | Leave a comment

Remembering

Today, May 18, is one of many days remembering the murder of our people and destruction of our homeland. Truly, if we counted every atrocity and assault, there wouldn’t be enough days in the calendar to commemorate them all. It … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Not the Usual Ford Story

We had heard stories and rumours about stuff like this coming out of the West end. Some of us had even tried to pin it down and couldn’t. But wow, this is grimy, even for the Teflon Don of Toronto … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, Politics, Toronto, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Dr. Mukesh Kapila’s Keynote ‘Why do our global institutions fail to prevent & protect against mass atrocities?’ Part 1

On May 10th Canadian Lawyers for International Human Rights (CLAIHR), the Canadian International Council (CIC), and Gowling LLP organized a keynote talk by Dr. Mukesh Kapila titled ‘Why do our global institutions fail to prevent & protect against mass atrocities?‘. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Toronto’s May Day 2013 in Photos

Originally posted on alex felipe: ramblings:
*I was asked to do some video work for BASICSnews.ca and so I don’t have many photos.  Here’s a few of those I did take… The rally meetup area was at Toronto’s City Hall,…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Another Reason Why the Toronto Public Library is Awesome

Now I may have already said how much I love the Toronto Public Library during the original tussle between Ford and the Librarians, but this April’s Keep Toronto Reading Festival, just gave me another reason. This year the ‘one book’ … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment