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Rouge ta rue

Two weeks ago open-wi sent out an open call for photographs and animation of the Quebec student protests and manifestations casseroles. Within one week we received the over 500 photographs, videos and animated images that form the Rouge ta rue video.

Democratic Culture and the Culture of Fear

DAVID WADDINGTON, CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY, EDUCATION Sound the alarm and head for the underground shelters: a grave new threat to civil society has arisen in Québec. Fred Pellerin (see terror-inspiring mug shot above), whose main activities up until now have consisted…

Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams

MAGDALENA OLSZANOWSKI, CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY COMMUNICATION STUDIES   Summer started right? Yes. Long bike rides in the midday sun. Rocks between my teeth. In the sun, the tear gas smell goes away. In the sun, I forget Montréal by night. In…

Red Square / Casseroles Animation

MALCOLM SUTHERLAND This animation shows how the protests multiplied when the government passed loi 78 and tried to use more force and violence to stop the protesters. I found it very fascinating; a lucid example of fear and violence being…