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100th anniversary walking tour of the Komagata Maru

August 1, 2014
| In 1914, the Komogata Maru steamed into Vancouver. For the next two months, the over 300 would-be immigrants were stranded in the harbour. Naveen Girn led a historical walking tour on July 23.
Length: 13:27 minutes (12.33 MB)
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A perspective: Understanding the roots of the conflict in Ukraine

August 1, 2014
| Roger Annis has just returned from an anti-war conference in Yalta, Crimea. He outlines the political changes in Kiev that led to the war now raging in Eastern Ukraine.
Length: 17:14 minutes (15.78 MB)
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Free access to online information under threat from TPP

August 1, 2014
| Negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership are being kept secret but there are clues about what may be in store for Canada if we look at Australia's experience with AUSFTA.
Length: 17:59 minutes (16.46 MB)
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Lego urged to end partnership with Shell

July 31, 2014
| Shell has had its logo displayed on Lego gas stations and oil tankers for decades. Now there is pressure on Lego to abandon its relationship with the fossil fuel giant.
Length: 13:15 minutes (12.14 MB)
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Geoff Mann on Thomas Piketty's 'Capital in the Twenty-First Century'

July 28, 2014
| "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" surveys 200 years of economic history and wealth distribution. It's sold more than 100,000 copies and is one of the most talked-about economics book in decades.
Length: 16:46 minutes (15.35 MB)
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Marjorie Griffin Cohen on Thomas Piketty's 'Capital in the Twenty-First Century'

July 28, 2014
| "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" surveys 200 years of economic history and wealth distribution. It's sold more than 100,000 copies and is one of the most talked-about economics book in decades.
Length: 13:59 minutes (12.82 MB)
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Sierra Club learns of secret deal between Alberta government and Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers

July 22, 2014
| Sierra Club Canada says it's been told of a secret deal to increase carbon tax in return for reduced clean-up requirements on tailings ponds.
Length: 09:48 minutes (8.98 MB)
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Grand Chief Stewart Phillip on Supreme Court ruling in Tsilhqot'in title case

July 21, 2014
| The recent Supreme Court of Canada decision is the first to acknowledge Aboriginal title on the ground. It will affect the future of development projects all across B.C.
Length: 20:27 minutes (18.72 MB)
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Thousands of Detroit residents face threat of water shutoff

July 19, 2014
| At least 300 demonstrators marched through Detroit streets today, protesting a move by the city’s water department to force thousands of customers to pay their bills or face a cutoff in service.
Length: 13:42 minutes (12.55 MB)
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Book: The Tolerance Trap

July 18, 2014
| Suzanna Danuta Walters argues that the movement for LGBT rights has settled for a watered-down tolerance of sexual and gender difference rather than true equality and human rights for all.
Length: 19:12 minutes (17.58 MB)
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