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Unreported! Media Malfeasance as 400,000 March in Montreal

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Recognizing the 100th day of mobilization against a proposed 80% tuition hike in Quebec, the largest crowd in Canadian history assembled March 22. Responding to hasty passage of a 'special law', students supporters topped the impressive turnouts of March 22 with 200,000-250,000 reported and another 310,000 reported the following day. Following the resignation of the Education Minister, Parliament enacted an unprecedented provincial law suspending civil liberties by restricting gatherings of 50 or more and imposing fines on anyone vaguely involved. The law was immediately challenged on Constitutional grounds, prompting defiance Tuesday with the wearing of newly banned masks and banging pots and pans. The government agreed to 'conditional' talks only after 100 were arrested in what me a showdown on the new law. Tellingly, US media saw no urgency in reporting this developing story.

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Everyone needs to stop watching & reading the ... by Ted Newcomen on Friday, May 25, 2012 at 9:30:53 AM