Jesus Chris

Again, the scary thing is that it’s working. It’s become harder and harder to take back public space in Montreal over recent months, and police spin doctors continue to pound home the message: there are good demonstrators and bad demonstrators, and the latter are legitimate targets for contempt and violence. It’s okay for them to be held for hours for the equivalent of parking ticket, to be handcuffed and pushed around, to be denied access to washroom facilities, food, and water, and to be illegally searched and identified.