Entries by Supriya Dwivedi from 06/2012

Are Separatists Driving the Quebec Student Protest?

| Posted 06.01.2012 | Canada Politics

It is no secret that the supporters of the protest movement in Quebec are principally made up of people who are white, Francophone, and sovereigntist. There are of course exceptions to that sweeping generalization, but one needs only to attend a rally to see the copious Quebec flag waving and chants for independence to really get a taste for one of the many underpinnings of the movement.

Heil Hyperbole! Montreal Protesters Are Fighting the Gestapo!

| Posted 06.13.2012 | Canada Politics

The student protest movement has been rife with hyperbole and misconstrued comparisons since its inception. Thus, it should in fact come as no surprise that the protesters have now taken to making links between the Montreal police and the Nazi regime. In a picture that went viral, students are shown to be giving the Nazi salute.