Matthew Adams

Matt moved to Toronto from the U.S just in time for Mike Harris to take power in Ontario and has been stunned ever since. Matthew Adams is a co-founder of the Catalyst Centre (a social justice popular education worker co-op), www.catalystcentre.ca, and works with a number of organizations including the Fourth Pig Worker Co-op, the publicist for the Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts in Toronto (where he is a proud member of CUPE local 1281) and rabble.ca where he is the Special Projects Coordinator. You can hear Matt rant about politics on the podcast "I read the news today (oh boy)" on the rabble podcast network and read him on the blog of the same name at rabble.ca.

Book Review
Oct 25, 2012

Justin Podur on Haiti's new dictatorship

Justin Podur
Matthew Adams
In this interview with Matt Adams, Justin Podur, author of Haiti’s New Dictatorship, discusses his new book.
Podcast
Jun 25, 2012

Fast and spurious: Obama and executive privilege

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy!
Obama flexes some power around an investigation and around immigration but what does all this mean for what is left of American democracy?
Podcast
Jun 7, 2012

Resistance is not futile: Wisconsin, Quebec and gay rights

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy!
Wisconsin not a total loss, Obama gets one right (and one very wrong), Ontario does the right thing, Quebec and Canada fight for civil rights, plus Monsanto buys a critic and other news.
Podcast
Apr 9, 2012

Austerity fever

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy!
Austerity fever is catching, and it isn't a pleasant disease. Symptoms include unemployment, growing wealth gaps, crumbling infrastructure and more. We diagnose it and give some health tips.
Podcast
Mar 20, 2012

Below the belt: Politics and dirty tricks

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy!
The robocall scandal to suppress the vote in Canada still has legs but Canadians aren't quite yet in the pro-league when it comes to vote suppression. Plus, mind-numbing attacks on women's rights.
Podcast
Jan 27, 2012

Organized sports and Gingrich on the moon

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy!
The players' association for the NFL in the U.S. comes out swinging against so-called "right to work" anti-union legislation and we talk labour and sports. Gingrich is over the moon for colonization.

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