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2012 has been a great year for podcasts on rabble! This roundup includes some great audio and interviews looking at topics from First Nations rights, activism against Enbridge, Naomi Wolf's Vagina, and more!
Here are some of our best from 2012.
1. This episode of Aw@l features a discussion with radical historian Luke Stewart about the Rally, Walk, and Community BBQ which took place back in April in Grand River Territory of the Six Nations and looks at respecting historical friendships and honouring treaties:
Alternatives: Environmental Ideas + Action
Published since 1971, Alternatives is Canada's oldest environmental magazine. The current issue of the magazine celebrates the best in environmental reading. This week the book lounge is highlighting the Alternatives podcast which released their second annual books edition to complement the print issue.
Listen for interviews with contributors to the magazine about the latest trends in environmental books and recommended reads plus four of the leading voices advocating for Canada's transition to a green economy -- Alexander Wood, Keith Neuman, Marlo Raynolds, Tzeporah Berman -- invite Stephen Harper to read their environmental choices.
In this podcast: Why protest the Olympics, Aboriginal activists speak out, talking diversity of tactics, and all about Vancouver's Red Tent campaign for housing.
Click here to listen.
(2:38 - 6:29) The Olympic torch was intended to sail through the city on a sea of goodwill.
(6:55 - 9:11) Thousands of protesters also convened at the Vancouver Art Gallery just before the start of the Olympic Opening Ceremonies, kicking off a march through Vancouver's downtown.
(9:37 - 10:10) Not everyone was in favor of protesting the Olympics.