Violent Crackdown At Quebec Student Rally ‘Only Serves To Galvanize Protests’ – 11 April 2015

RT logoProtests against the liberal government in Quebec and its austerity measures are not going to die anytime soon but might gain momentum, Matt D’Amours, student journalist for The Link newspaper at Concordia University in Montreal.

RT:What’s behind these protests? What are students angry about?

Matt D’Amours: Generally speaking, these protests are very much brought about by austerity measures that are being put in place by the current liberal government in Quebec. A lot of students and non-students alike aren’t happy about the direction economically that the province is taking. They feel that too many cuts are being made, and that the balance in the province’s budget is being made at the expense of the middle class and poor people.

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