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#Solidarity Fail: Cops and Collaborators Conspire to Isolate Warriors at Vancouver Protest

By Zig Zag, Warrior Publications, Dec 6, 2013

"I'd like to thank the police... for punching me in the face" said no on ever; Mi'kmaq warriorPaul "Soda Pop" Francis assaulted by RCMP, Dec 2, 2013.

“I’d like to thank the police… for punching me in the face” said no one ever; Mi’kmaq warrior Paul “Soda Pop” Francis assaulted by RCMP, Dec 2, 2013.

FYI:  Here is a very recent and clear example of how police and Native collaborators work in undermining and dividing our movements, while attempting to isolate warriors and other radicals in our ranks.

On Dec 2, 2013, a national day of solidarity with the Mi’kmaq anti-fracking resistance was held (#Shutdown Canada).  In Vancouver, the day started at around 7AM with a one hour blockade of the main entrance to the Port of Vancouver.  It was a good start in manifesting solidarity for the Mi’kmaq and in the spirit of the call out. This action was carried out by social justice activists, anarchists, and a couple of Native warriors. Read the rest of this entry

Musqueam protesters shut down Arthur Laing Bridge

Traffic blocked in both directions on Richmond-Vancouver bridge

CBC News, May 31, 2012

Musqueam band council, band members, and supporters block Arthur Laing bridge in south Vancouver as part of effort to protect ancestral remains.

Protesters from the Musqueam First Nation blocked traffic on the Arthur Laing Bridge in South Vancouver in an attempt to stop construction at an ancient village and burial site known at the Marpole Midden.

The protest, which began by blocking traffic in both directions shortly after 7 a.m. PT, was expected to wrap up at 9 a.m. Read the rest of this entry