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RadioLabour September 20
Greenland ice sheet. Image: Wikipedia/Christine Zenino
RadioLabour Canada Report: Unions support young people in their global climate strikes because it will be their world that suffers.
face2face September 20
Image Copyright: Norddeutscher Rundfunk and Studio Hamburg and Gabriel Polsky. Used with permission.
Steven Warshaw and Gabe Polsky talk to Face2Face host David Peck talk about their new film "Red Penguins," hockey, nationalism, the Cold War, optimism and hope, and capitalism run amok.
rabble radio September 19
Image: Climate Action Toronto, May 3 2019. Payton Mitchell. Used with permission.
Tomorrow is the first day of Climate Strike Canada. We hear from youth from across the country about what's happening and their hopes and frustrations about solving the climate crisis.
Talking Radical Radio September 17
Image: Wikimedia - The "Hunger March" in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, December 1932, McDermid Studio
Alvin Finkel talks about the grassroots historical work of the Alberta Labour History Institute and about his new book, "Compassion: A Global History of Social Policy."
RadioLabour September 13
Image: Einladung_zum_Essen/Pixabay
RadioLabour Canada Report: Lab-grown meat and unions. A workers' revolution in the UK? Paid leave in B.C. And more.
rabble radio September 12
James Gordon and pal working on the script. Image: James Gordon/Facebook
Gordon, a singer-songwriter and Guelph city councillor, premiered his new climate crisis musical in Barrie last Friday. A conversation and lots of music!
face2face September 11
Image Copyright: Ruth Lande Shuman and Publicolor. Used with permission.
Ruth Lande Shuman talks about creativity and change, our inner artists, the deprivation of colour, empowerment and Pepto Bismol pink, and the potential for social change.
Asia Pacific Currents September 11
Workers in Taiwan. Image: Malcolm Koo/Wikimedia Commons
Labor Notes is a U.S.-based labour organization. In August it held a regional conference in Taiwan bringing together workers from around the region.
Talking Radical Radio September 10
Image: Used with permission of Wa Ni Sak Tan: an alliance of hydro-impacted communities.
Hydro isn't as sustainable an energy source as it might look. Ramona Neckoway and Stephane McLachlan talk about the work of Wa Ni Ska Tan: An alliance of hydro-impacted Indigenous communities.
RadioLabour September 6
Toronto Labour Day Parade 2018. Image: Torontonian/Alamy Stock Photo. Used by permission (purchased photo).
RadioLabour's Canada Report September 6 to 13, 2019. Labour's five point agenda to make every day Labour's Day.
rabble radio September 5
Image: Sebastian Dooris/Flickr
Rocky Petkov, organizer with Extinction Rebellion Toronto, talks about ER's approach to the climate crisis, and how it’s different from ER Europe.
Asia Pacific Currents September 4
Kashmir Security Patrol. Image: La Priz/Flickr
The recent crackdown in Kashmir will have far-reaching consequences and are more related to India's internal politics than its rivalry with Pakistan.
Talking Radical Radio September 3
Image: Used with permission of Tiffany Joseph.
W̱SÁNEĆ and Sḵx̱wu7mesh woman Tiffany Joseph talks to Scott Neigh about her peoples' history, her work revitalizing her language and culture, and restoring the land.
face2face August 30
Image: Karen Stokkendal Poulsen and First Hand Films. Used with permission.
In a new film, director Karen Stokkendal Poulsen talks to David Peck about how power struggles unfold, using Myanmar as the location to explore democratic reform and the lure of corruption and power.
rabble radio August 29
Image: Lyla Miklos
Lyla Miklos, queer feminist activist and former chair of Hamilton Pride, shares her ideas about why there's a big problem with hate in Hamilton right now, and what needs to be done to solve it.
Asia Pacific Currents August 28
Free West Papua protest in Melbourne in August 2012. Image: Wikimedia
The West Papuan region of Indonesia has been embroiled in conflict ever since the sham Act of Free Choice in 1969. APC talks to West Papuan independence activist O'Neil Waromi.
Talking Radical Radio August 27
Image: Joshua Scott/Flickr
Sometimes, in the course of political action, people get arrested. Legal worker Macdonald Scott talks about the work of the Movement Defence Committee.
face2face August 23
Image: Larry Weinstein and Hawkeye Pictures. Used with permission.
Larry Weinstein talks to David Peck about his new film 'Propaganda: The Art of Selling Lies' and about how propaganda is influencing changes in the world order.
rabble radio August 22
Jack Layton goodbyes. Image: Elliott Margolies/Flickr
Jack Layton, NDP leader, activist and friend to many, passed away on August 22, 2011. Today on rabble radio, some excerpts from his funeral to help us remember him and his contribution to Canada.
Asia Pacific Currents August 21
Thailand traffic jam. Image: Cegoh/Pixabay
While Thailand is officially not a military dictatorship anymore, activists like Somyot Pruksakasemsuk continue to fight against repression. Asia Pacific Currents talks to him on today's show.
rabble radio August 15
Elizabeth May -- we don't have to choose between the economy and the environment. Image: Victoria Fenner
Why is it that so many people believe we can have a stable economy or healthy environment, but not both? Green Party Leader Elizabeth May talks to Victoria Fenner about this and more.
face2face August 14
"Conviction" -- new film explores why prisons need reform from the inside out. Image: Nance Ackerman and Ariella Pahlke. Used with permission.
Nance Ackerman and Ariella Pahlke invite us to consider a different kind of society that better supports the most vulnerable, particularly women in prison.
Talking Radical Radio August 13
Towards an anti-racist and decolonial left in Quebec. Image: Charles Rondeau/
Lawyer and activist May Chiu talks about Pour une dignité politique, a new formation looking to build an anti-racist and decolonial left in Quebec.
rabble radio August 8
Photo: Olivia Robinson
The role of libraries in our communities is changing. Olivia Robinson talks about why she chose libraries as her focus for her Jack Layton Journalism for Change Fellowship with
face2face August 7
Image Copyright: Lily Zepeda. Used with permission.
Not having a place "to go" isn't just an inconvenience. It's a problem that impacts billions worldwide. Lily Zepeda and Jack Sim talk about why we need to normalize the toilet globally.
Asia Pacific Currents August 7
Image: Pixabay - Atomic bomb
An interview with Denis Doherty of the Hiroshima Day Committee in Sydney Australia about the relevance of the bombing in 2019.
Talking Radical Radio August 6
Image: Used with permission of the Global Catholic Climate Movement Canada
Marissa Vertrees and Agnes Richard talk about the Global Catholic Climate Movement and about its Canadian chapter.
rabble radio August 1
Image: Pamela Palmater. Used with permission.
The Reconciliation Book Club is off and running. Listen to Pam Palmater's hopes for the book club, the response so far, and why she chose YouTube as the host for the club.
face2face July 31
New film 'Push' explores the housing crisis and capitalism run amok. Image Copyright: Fredrik Gertten and WG Film. Used with permission.
Leilani Farha and Fredrik Gertten explore gentrification and the right to housing in today's Face2Face podcast with David Peck.
Asia Pacific Currents July 31
Image: Wikimedia - General Strike KTCU in Seoul
This year has seen an upsurge of strikes, demonstrations and protests by South Korean workers. The issues relate to pay and working conditions.