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In Canada, a massive labor-Occupy rally against Caterpillar Inc.

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Activists finger Prime Minister Stephen Harper in Electro-Motive Diesel Canada’s alleged “state-sponsored corporate greed” and labor malpractices. By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: Occupy Ottawa activists are expected to join thousands of Canadian Occupy and labour activists in London, Ont., on Saturday, January 21, for a massive rally against Electro-Motive Diesel Canada. The company, a subsidiary of… Read More

Obert Madondo in the news: Metro News on November 23 2011

Metro News reports on my injuries sustained when I was dragged by Ottawa Police officers during the eviction of Occupy Ottawa protesters from Confederation Park shortly after 2.am yesterday. Quote from the paper: “”They dragged me for a distance — it was very rough,” said Madondo as he limped toward the NCC protest on Elgin Street… Read More

On Global Day of Action, Occupy Ottawa flexes underrated muscle

by Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Nov. 18, 2011: Even as the threat of eviction from Confederation Park looms larger, the Occupy Ottawa movement is getting stronger, says Arun Smith. Yesterday, the movement held simultaneous marches before four key Ottawa landmarks: the Canadian Human Rights Monument, US embassy, Novotel hotel and the Sparks Street Mall. Before… Read More