Friday, 27 November 2009

Amy Goodman speaks

This woman was stopped at the Canadian border. American citizens do not need a visa to visit Canada. But the people who guard our border to keep us safe detained her, questioned her, searched her papers and the computers she and her colleagues were carrying. She was coming to Vancouver to make a speech. The border guards did not believe that she did not have speaking notes - and that she would not be talking about the Olympics. She had more important topics to speak about. Thanks to the Vancouver media co-op you can now see and hear her speech. This is what the Canadian government worries about you hearing. They insisted that she and her companions enter on a two day visa to ensure that they would know when she left.

She has such an important message that I have decided to revive this long dormant blog just to bring it to you

See the video at the Straight

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