Canada

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
In the wake of last week's attacks that killed two soldiers in Ottawa and Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu , Quebec, privacy watchdogs fear that expanding the powers of Canadian police and intelligence agencies in the name of national security will curb personal freedoms. The Conservative government on Monday unveiled a new bill—Bill C-44, or the '...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
The growing tide of tar sands resistance—seen in blockades, tree sits,...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Journalist and columnist Glenn Greenwald appeared on MSNBC's Last Word with...

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Talk about iconic. Among the over 100 protesters arrested at Flood Wall Street were two Captain Planets and Frostpaw, the ubiquitous polar bear and activist. His arrest prompted boos and chants from the crowd, the P.R.- perfect image for protesters, and a swift, often gleeful response from online commenters. Noted one, "There's now been 100% more polar bears arrested than bankers." From another, "Thanks NYPD, you always deliver."