Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, John Snyder, Arthur Caldicott, Jon Elmer, Janine Bandcroft Feb 7, 2011

The Coal Watch Comox Valley Society is an alliance of residents and islanders concerned about the environmental and social impacts of the proposed Raven Underground Coal Project slated to be sited between Parkesville and Courtenay. Coal Watch will be holding public forums On Denman Island tomorrow, and right here at the University of Victoria this Wednesday at 7pm in the Law Building.

John Snyder is a resident of Fanny Bay, and serves as president of the Coal Watch Comox Valley Society. John Snyder watching the Raven in the first half.

The effects of Egypt's fledgling revolution are already being felt beyond its borders, and nowhere in the region are events being more closely watched than in neighbouring Palestine, where the Mubarak regime has provided essential garrison duty for Israel, manning the western wall of besieged Gaza.

Jon Elmer is a Canadian photojournalist, who lives in and reports from Occupied Palestine. Jon Elmer, live from Bethlehem in the second half.

And; Victoria Street Newz publisher, and CFUV broadcaster, Janine Bandcroft will join us at the bottom of the hour to bring us up to speed with goings on going on on Victoria's streets and beyond. But first, John Snyder and the rumoured coal barons' return to Vancouver Island.

Chris Cook hosts Gorilla Radio, airing live every Monday, 5-6pm Pacific Time. In Victoria at 101.9FM, 104.3 cable, and on the internet at: http://cfuv.uvic.ca. He also serves as a contributing editor to the web news site, www.pacificfreepress.com. Check out the GR blog at: http://GorillaRadioBlog.blogspot.com

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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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