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Connecting and radicalizing struggles across low-income communities

December 21, 2016
| Herb Varley and Ivan Drury talk about the work of the Alliance Against Displacement in British Columbia.
Length: 28:39 minutes (26.24 MB)
Talking Radical Radio

Fighting poverty and more in northwest Toronto

November 23, 2016
| Dwight Gordon talks about the work of Jane Finch Action Against Poverty.
Length: 28:32 minutes (26.13 MB)
Image: Flickr/PMWebPhotos
| March 11, 2016

Rise up! International Women's Day Toronto march

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On Saturday March 5, thousands of people took to the streets of Toronto for the International Women's Day 2016 Rally, Fair and March.

The march was part of a global day on March 8 celebrating the achievements of women and this year's Toronto event named "All Women Rise Up" focused on three principles: No to violence and hate: Rise to reconciliation now; No to racism and Islamophobia: Black Lives Matter; and no to poverty: Justice on the job.



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2.3 million people in Ontario cannot afford dental care

Each year there are about 59,000 visits to Ontario’s hospital Emergency Departments and 218,000 visits to doctors for dental pain and infection. But people can’t get treatment there, only painkillers. This costs our healthcare system at least $37 million/year, an expensive band- aid solution. This is not right.

The Liberal government has promised to provide the right health care at the right time in the right place. However, Ontarians have been waiting for 10 years for increased public dental coverage.  Demand that the government extend public dental programs to cover low income adults and seniors.


| February 23, 2016
Talking Radical Radio

Queers against gentrification

February 3, 2016
| Helen Lenskyj and Liisa Schofield talk about the group Queer Trans Community Defence and the struggle against gentrification in Toronto.
Length: 28:32 minutes (26.12 MB)
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Photo: flickr/World Bank Photo Collection
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