"Quebec government steps up police repression as student movement seeks to broaden struggle"

News Now – June 13, 2012

York Connection – York University Professor, Miriam Smith, Discusses Quebec Student Protests

"Quebec government steps up police repression as student movement seeks to broaden struggle"News Now Correspondent, Myles Marcus, speaks with York University Professor, Miriam Smith, in follow-up to her OP-Ed article in iPolitics.ca, “The Quebec Protests: The Big Picture.” Professor Smith dismantles the stereotypical representations of striking students appearing in most mainstream corporate media. Instead, Professor Smith locates the strike within a broader effort to preserve Franco-phone culture and expand an otherwise limited conception of democracy to  include not only electoral participation, but also ongoing participation on matters as vital to Canadian life, as is access to higher education.  

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To read the full article: http://www.ipolitics.ca/2012/05/24/miriam-smith-the-quebec-protests-the-big-picture/

 

Independent Arts Report – “Environmental Fund: How to Look Pretty without Poisoning Yourself”

source: http://whatismakeup.blogspot.ca/2010/09/skinny-on-toxins-in-your-make-up-with.htmlOn today’s Independent Arts Report, Amy Ness speaks with Aleysa Young about her film, “Environmental Fund: How to Look Pretty without Poisoning Yourself.” Young’s film will be screening this month at TIFF’s “Packaged Goods” series – a series dedicated to the representation of established and emergent female video directors. Young talks about the continued under-representation of women in film production and direction, and offers her insights about establishing one’s self as an emergent director.

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