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Tent city protests lack of action on homelessness

September 14, 2014
| There are more than 200 tents in Oppenheimer Park in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. The city issued an eviction notice July 21 but camp residents have refused to leave.
Length: 13:40 minutes (12.52 MB)
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Hamas gains support following Israel's assault on Gaza

September 11, 2014
| A poll of Palestinians conducted after the recent ceasefire shows Hamas gained much support as a result of resistance to the Israeli assault. Meanwhile Netanyahu faces harsh criticism within Israel.
Length: 17:56 minutes (16.43 MB)
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Winning the fight against fracking in Nova Scotia

September 10, 2014
| Activists in Nova Scotia have won a victory in the fight against hydraulic fracturing in the province. The Liberal government plans to introduce legislation in the fall to ban high-volume fracking.
Length: 14:37 minutes (13.4 MB)
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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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