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| November 30, 2016
Redeye

Patti Bacchus on the firing of the Vancouver School Board

November 8, 2016
| Patti Bacchus had been a Vancouver School Trustee for eight years when B.C.’s Education Minister fired her and the rest of the Board on October 17. Patti Bacchus tells the story of what happened.
Length: 16:11 minutes (14.83 MB)
Redeye

Congo Week organizer calls on Canadians to show solidarity

October 28, 2016
| Canadian mining companies have $3 billion in assets in Congo. Maurice Carney says this means Canadians have a unique opportunity to support the nascent democracy movement there.
Length: 24:12 minutes (22.16 MB)

Amy Goodman: Corporate media needs to be 'fourth estate' not 'for-the-state'

Poster image: White Pine Pictures

On September 10, 2016, Phillip Dwight Morgan sat down with Amy Goodman and Nermeen Shaikh of Democracy Now! (DN!) at White Pine Studio in Toronto to discuss the current media landscape and the state of independent media.

Goodman and Sheikh were in Toronto for the world premier of All Governments Lie, a new documentary highlighting the legacy of renowned journalist I.F. Stone and role of free press in protecting democracy.

 

How did you get involved with this project and why is this an opportune time for people to be reminded of the legacy of I.F. Stone?

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| August 17, 2016

Cheri DiNovo: NDP needs to focus on principles it was founded on

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Update: On August 2, Cheri DiNovo announced she would be withdrawing from the federal NDP leadership race due to health reasons. 

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The electoral reform committee wants to hear from you! Kind of...

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The House of Commons Special Committee on Electoral Reform (ERRE) wants to hear from you! Well, sort of.

The all-party committee has decided against allotting time to address questions from Twitter users -- a motion introduced by both committee members NDP MP Nathan Cullen and Green Party Leader Elizabeth May.

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Democratic reform Justin? Democracy, anyone?

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By confessing his government was starting to look like its predecessor, Justin Trudeau did a clever step down from his party position on democratic reform.

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| June 6, 2016
Asia Pacific Currents

Organizing in Malaysia against constant government repression

May 31, 2016
| Labour updates from workers struggle in the Asia Pacific and interview with Sivarajan Arumugam on the situation in Malaysia.
Length: 28:41 minutes (13.13 MB)
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