Off the Hour / May 1, 5-6pm / MayDay Special: Baltimore Uprising, Labour at McGill, CLAC Anti-Capitalist May 1st

Tune in to Off the Hour on CKUT today from 5-6pm for a Mayday special! From all of us at the CKUT news collective, we wish you a happy International Workers’ Day!

Featured on today’s program:

-We’ll check in with Rich Bonemeal of CLAC, about tonight’s anti-capitalist Mayday demo in Montreal. #Manifencours!

-Then, we go to Baltimore, where criminal charges were laid today against 6 police officers involved in the murder of Freddie Gray. The incident sparked a week of protests and rioting. We’ll hear from Pastor Heber Brown III, who has been on the ground in Baltimore, and offers his perspective on the situation.

-Finally, we will be celebrating International Workers’ Day by bringing you a special documentary “A critical examination of McGill’s celebrated labour practices”, produced right here at CKUT by Tiffany Lam and Carolin Huang.

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