DEMOCRACY NORTH: New Year’s Special Part I—Michael Parenti—Elsipogtog fracking standoff—Mohammad Mahjoub on secret trials

DEMOCRACYNORTH.NET  »  Democracy North is a weekly independent Canadian and global news hour, featuring the week’s top grassroots headlines and interviews produced by our team of journalists this week on Media Mornings daily broadcast.

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Acclaimed author Michael Parenti spoke in-depth on Media Mornings
  • 05:25 — This week’s top Canadian & global news headlines.
  • 45:35 — Interview with Amy Sock (anti-fracking blockade organizer & member of Elsipogtog First Nation) conducted shortly after her release from custody the day after the RCMP’s 200-officer raid on the blockade against Texas-based SWN Resources. Interviewed Dec. 6 by Derrick O’Keefe.
  • 56:00 — Interview with Mohammad Mahjoub (Canadian security certificate detainee) on how his right to be innocent until proven guilty, and how his secret trial has impacted his life and family since September 11, 2001, alongside several other Muslim men who have never seen the alleged evidence against them. Interviewed April 18 by David P. Ball.
  • Music: Arcade Fire (“Afterlife”), A Tribe Called Red (“The Road”), Sufjan Stevens (“Sister Winter”)



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