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From the Feb. 13, 2010, ‘Heart Attack’ anti-Olympics march, during which a Black Bloc of approx. 100+ attacks Hudson’s Bay Company and TD Bank, before skirmishing with riot cops and dispersing. Advertisements
By Carlito Pablo, The Georgia Straight, June 29, 2010 Neither thugs nor criminals lurk behind the masks of black bloc protesters, a renowned police psychologist suggests. Rather, what Mike Webster sees are “very thoughtful people”, an assessment that former Vancouver police inspector Dave Jones strongly disagrees with, likening them instead to thrill seekers.
The February 13th heart attack march successfully clogged the arteries of capitalism by having a riotous time through the streets of Vancouver during the convergence against the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. In the immediate aftermath, supposed allies of the social denounced the tactics and attempted to distance themselves from the more radical elements in this […]