The Battle of the Busk

Free Speech Monika

Three years of battling with the bureaucrats of Jasper about busking and I have finally won! They probably wish they had never harassed me, or put obstacles in my way, and had just sold me the busking permit without fuss three years ago, and the negative attention from around the world would not have come their way.

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Busking is the act of playing music in a public place for voluntary donations. Back in 2016, they determined that because of my “non-inclusive beliefs”, I should not have a busking license. Whatever those “non-inclusive beliefs” are (transcript of my video), what has it to do with fiddle music in the streets anyway? Absolutely nothing – but they made it matter, and they shone a light on it all, having had exactly the opposite effect as they anticipated or wanted.

There is a lot of background about this silly saga, which…

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~ by affliction-magazinedotcom on July 7, 2019.

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