Saturday, October 31, 2015

Canadian artistes use satire to push for policy change

Use of comedy to influence policy change is gaining currency in Canada.

Blasting News||Nick Waigwa

A one-hour documentary by Shit Harper Did, a comedy team led by Sean Devlin, a comedian and activist, which has attracted well over 150, 000 views on Youtube and Facebook, is testing the limits of the new Canadian Anti-terrorism Act of 2015’s definition of terrorism.

The documentary features footage of people across Canada non-violently interfering with “critical infrastructure”, an act which is said to fall under the new law C-51’s “vague” definition of terrorism. According to C-51, “encouraging or promoting others to carryout terrorist acts becomes its own criminal offense under the criminal code.” ...Complete Story is here

 Managing Uncertainties in Your Money Matters

Africa in sharp global focus ahead of Pope Francis’ first apostolic visit

6 ways to navigate the shilling volatility Prudently

 

Post a Comment