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Canadian Tar Sands Pipeline Protesters Dance to the Reggae Beat

Jim Cooperman describes the video: This is a music video for Sylvain Vallee’s protest song. It includes clips and stills from the Oct. 22 and 24th Defend Our Coast rallies in Victoria and across the province.

“Song lyrics by Sylvain Vallee and Lynn Erin. Song recording by Sylvain Vallee (see Video footage by Sylvain Vallee, Jake Jacobson and Jim Cooperman. Stills by Jim Cooperman, Greenpeace, and others. To download the song and the lyrics, see a Shuswap Passion production, by Jim Cooperman (see”




Obert Madondo is an Ottawa-based activist and progressive political blogger. He's the founder and publisher of The Canadian Progressive blog and numerous other online publications.

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