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Entries Tagged as 'politics'

Yahoo on trial

November 8th, 2007 · Comments Off

 In a congressional hearing held on Tuesday November 6 as part of a lawsuit against Yahoo, CEO Jerry Yang and vice-president Michael Callahan were chastised for their involvement in the arrest and imprisonment of a Chinese journalist. Yahoo is currently on trial for aiding and abetting in the torture of Chinese dissidents. In 2005, Chinese […]

Tags: politics

Vancouver police incites wrath of editor

May 22nd, 2007 · Comments Off

Some of you may know that Vancouver is hosting the 2010 Olympic Games and that the Vancouver Olympic Organizing Committee (VANOC) has been under fire for booting the impoverished out of the downtown eastside to make the streets pretty for the impending tourist influx. You may also have heard of anti-poverty activist David Cunningham, who threatened to symbolically evict all […]

Tags: journalism · politics