G20: A Year Later Solution

It has been one year since Toronto's day of shit (aka. the G20). While I was there reporting on the full week, the day of protests was, as I argued then and hold to today, despicable on both the police's ineptitude and the black bloc's feverish cowardice. Upset and dumbfounded, I wrote this half-serious, half-snarky…

Protests in Toronto: Spanning a Decade

By Ryan Bolton Originally published in Spacing magazine's Rules issue. On a brisk Saturday afternoon, a rotund man is waving a black sign and chanting, zealously. Spittle is sticking to the edges of his graying beard. His right arm juts up and down brandishing a placard. It reads: “NO TO PROROGUING, YES TO DEMOCRACY.” Scanning…