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Book: A Better Place on Earth

April 28, 2015
| The divide between rich and poor in British Columbia is wider than in any other province. Andrew MacLeod documents the corrosive impact of inequality in his new book.
Length: 14:55 minutes (13.66 MB)

Supreme Court strikes down mandatory minimums for gun crimes

April 28, 2015
| In April, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that mandatory minimums for gun crimes were unconstitutional because they could result in cruel and unusual punishment.
Length: 15:06 minutes (13.84 MB)

Book: The Last Bonobo

April 27, 2015
| The bonobo is one of our closest relatives in the animal kingdom. Unlike chimpanzees and humans, bonobos live in peaceful groups led by dominant older females.
Length: 17:43 minutes (16.23 MB)

A radio renaissance in Seattle area

April 26, 2015
| Sabrina Roach, of the Puget Sound Community Radio Cohort, talks about the new low-power FM radio stations which will soon begin broadcasting in the Seattle area.
Length: 14:29 minutes (13.27 MB)

Acquittal in Cindy Gladue murder case sparks renewed calls for national inquiry

April 25, 2015
| Aboriginal sex worker Cindy Gladue bled to death four years ago in an Edmonton hotel room. Following the acquittal of the man accused of killing her, protests erupted across the country.
Length: 13:40 minutes (12.53 MB)

Quebec students on strike against austerity

April 22, 2015
| Scenes of Montreal streets filled with striking students are reminiscent of the 2012 campaign against tuition hikes. This time, students are protesting a harsh province-wide austerity program.
Length: 15:13 minutes (13.94 MB)

Heiltsuk occupy DFO office, close down herring fishery

April 17, 2015
| Last month, the Department of Fisheries and Ocean declared a surprise opening of a herring fishery on the Central Coast that has been closed for nine years, without consulting the local First Nation.
Length: 15:24 minutes (14.1 MB)

Edmonton-based blog calls out sexism in food service industry

April 13, 2015
| Wear a shorter skirt. Dye your hair. Flirt with the regulars. Women who work in bars and restaurants have heard it all. Now they're telling their stories on a new blog about sexism in the industry.
Length: 11:22 minutes (10.42 MB)

Human cost of mining industry

April 8, 2015
| The mining industry threatens the lands and lives of Indigenous peoples all over the world. In this segment, Jane Williams speaks with Chandu Claver, a doctor and activist from the Philippines.
Length: 13:55 minutes (12.75 MB)

The cult of the entrepreneur

April 8, 2015
| Alan Sears argues that a belief in the transformative power of entrepreneurship has seeped into the pores of our culture to such an extent that it's seen as the answer to all our economic woes.
Length: 13:18 minutes (12.18 MB)
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