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Progressive Voices

Setting the record straight on Syria

May 10, 2013
| Ken Stone provides a comprehensive overview of both the situation on the ground in Syria as well as the geopolitics of the region.
Length: 32:34 minutes (29.83 MB)
Progressive Voices

Eyewitness to Operation Pillar of Cloud

January 12, 2013
| Harry Fear, journalist and documentary maker, describes the devastation caused by the Israeli military during the most recent assault on the Gaza Strip.
Length: 19:32 minutes (17.89 MB)
Progressive Voices

Why Canadians must oppose intervention in Syria

December 17, 2012
| Ken Stone explains the conflict occurring in Syria and the push for regime change by the West. U.S. hegemony, not human rights, is the priority.
Length: 25:19 minutes (23.18 MB)
Progressive Voices

Tony Black: Imperialism, a coup d'etat, and the Rwandan genocide narrative

May 4, 2012
| Independent journalist Tony Black dissects the mainstream narrative on the Rwandan genocide, highlighting past and current massacres by the Western-backed Rwandan Patriotic Front, and more.
Length: 21:23

Confronting Canada's colonialist past

Orienting Canada: Race, Empire, and the Transpacific

by John Price
(UBC Press,
2011;
$34.95)

In Orienting Canada, John Price, professor of history at the University of Victoria focuses on 20th century racism and on Canada's role as junior partner in British and U.S. imperialism. This is a work of scholarship and an engrossing narrative that should be widely read.

Anti-Asian racism in Canada in the first half of the 20th century has been well documented. Immigrants from China, Japan, and India faced head taxes and outright prohibitions. Laws excluded Canadians of Asian origins from neighbourhoods, post-secondary education and professions. Japanese Canadians were forcibly removed from coastal areas during World War II.

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Progressive Voices

Yves Engler: Libya, Syria and Iran

November 30, 2011
| We speak with Yves Engler on the imperialist nature of Canadian foreign policy. The effects of Canada's bombing of Libya, and the potential for war against Syria and Iran, are discussed.
Length: 20:16
Progressive Voices

Updates from Haiti: Roger Annis

November 21, 2011
| We speak with Roger Annis, co-ordinator of the Canada Haiti Action Network, on his recent delegation to Haiti, the detrimental effects of corporate NGOs on the rebuilding process, and more.
Length: 30:59
Progressive Voices

Michael Parenti: The Face of Imperialism

November 10, 2011
| On this week's episode of Progressive Voices, we speak with world-renowned author, political scientist and activist Dr. Michael Parenti.
Length: 26:00
Progressive Voices

Libya: NATO-enforced regime change, not revolution

August 29, 2011
| We speak with Maximillian Forte, professor of anthropology at Concordia University, on NATO's war in Libya and whether this was a popular uprising against Gaddafi.
Length: 18:38
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