As a supposed surge in violence takes place on Toronto’s public transit system, the police force is set to cash out.
The move is, at best, a distraction, and at worst, one that will bolster systems over-incarcerating marginalized communities.
Police forces have abused the idea that politicians should stay out of the justice system, and operate with contempt for the public.
The government’s decision to invoke the Emergencies Act has set a precedent that is now impacting working-class movements.
The government is funding projects that engage in what some scholars call a new and more insidious form of Holocaust denial.
We raise these issues not because we want Canada to reverse its assistance to Ukrainians, but rather extend it elsewhere, too.
Demands to crack down on the convoy will only give police broader license to brutally disrupt progressive protests.
The police will do everything they can to change the channel from their alleged crimes, but we have to stay focused.
It’s critical that we resist attempts to further criminalize and incarcerate people under the illusion of providing safety.