Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Mordecai Briemberg Apr. 14, 2008

Last summer media activists in Vancouver ran a mock version of CanWest Global organ, The Vancouver Sun. The phony front page was secreted into legitimate mail boxes around the city, and slipped into newstands stacks and onto public meeting info. tables. It’s the second hijacking of the Sun’s masthead, a previous crew pulling off the stunt in 2002 without consequence, but this time around CanWest is determined to see this matter in court.

The national media Goliath filed suits against a group it believes responsible for the faux edition, (and for good measure, they filed too against the small printing house allegedly used to run off the offending copies).

Chiefly named is long-time Vancouver peace and justice activist, radio producer, author, and critic of Israeli policy in Palestine and the Middle East, Mordecai Briemberg.

Mordecai Briemberg and getting serious about free speech in Canada in the second half.

And; Janine Bandcroft will be here at the bottom of the hour to bring us up to speed with all that’s good to do in and around Victoria in the coming week. But first, Howard Zinn and what the classroom fails to teach you about American Empire.

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Author: Chris Cook

Chris Cook hosts Gorilla Radio, airing Thursdays/Saturdays, 11am/8am Pacific Time. In Victoria at 101.9FM, on the internet at: cfuv.ca, and archived at: www.gorilla-radio.com. He is too the past contributing editor to the web news site, www.pacificfreepress.com, (now defunct). Tweets @paciffreepress and the GR blog is at: gorillaradioblog.blogspot.com. G-Radio is dedicated to social justice, the environment, community, and providing a forum for people and issues not covered in the corporate media. Some past guests include: M. Shahid Alam, Joel Bakan, Maude Barlow, Ramzy Baroud, David Barsamian, William Blum, Luciana Bohne, Helen Caldicott, Noam Chomsky, Paul Cienfuegos, Yves Engler, Laura Flanders, Denis Halliday, Julia Butterfly Hill, Robert Jensen, Dahr Jamail, Chalmers Johnson, Malalai Joya, Kathy Kelly, Ingmar Lee, Dave Lindorff, Andrew Gavin Marshall, Stefania Maurizi, Greg Palast, Michael Parenti, John Pilger, Kevin Pina, Ted Rall, Paul Craig Roberts, John Ross, David Rovics, Joan Russow, Danny Schechter, Vandana Shiva, Norman Solomon, David Swanson, Andy Worthington, Mickey Z., Howard Zinn and many others.

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