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Wearing Pink

January 24, 2017
| Pink Reflections on the Women's March. Pussycat hats and choosing feminist fashion attire
Length: 12:05 minutes (27.68 MB)
Green Majority Radio

How to resist Trump(ism)

January 23, 2017
| We discuss ideas for how to resist the incoming Trump inauguration. Stefan shares some ideas sent in to us by listeners. Daryn also suggests some tempting options that you should absolutely NOT do.
Length: 58:32 minutes (53.59 MB)
radio book lounge

Blood of Extraction: Canadian Imperialism in Latin America

January 19, 2017
| Canadian mining interests in Latin America often claim that they are providing jobs and investing in the local community. But a new book by Todd Gordon and Jeffery R. Webber shows otherwise.
Length: 27:35 minutes (28.78 MB)

Vancouver Island old-growth forest almost gone

January 18, 2017
| Ninety per cent of the forests on Vancouver Island have been logged. Now the B.C. Chamber of Commerce and the Union of B.C. Municipalities have joined the fight to save the last 10 per cent.
Length: 12:03 minutes (11.04 MB)
Talking Radical Radio

Empowering girls and young women in Nova Scotia

January 18, 2017
| Susan Brigham and Cassandra McDonald talk about the Girls 2017 Conference happening in Halifax in March.
Length: 28:23 minutes (25.99 MB)

Elisa Paloschi on her new film 'Driving with Selvi,' child marriage and being in the moment

January 18, 2017
| Elisa and Face2Face host David Peck talk about child marriage, being present, staying positive and why Selvi's story is an inspiration to us all.
Length: 26:19 minutes (18.08 MB)
Green Majority Radio

Capitalism itself choosing sides

January 17, 2017
| Interview with Nathan Phillips from Boston University about "Sleeping Giants," a Twitter group that is pressuring brands advertising on hate sites like Brietbart.
Length: 55:01 minutes (50.38 MB)

Resistance, to the inauguration and beyond

January 17, 2017
| March, strike and flood the streets are three plans for resisting the inauguration. On this show, many voices say (and sing) why and how they have resisted and plan to resist.
Length: 29:05 minutes (39.94 MB)

Canada is wasting billions of dollars a year on prescription drugs

January 16, 2017
| A national pharmacare program would save the health-care system billions and improve the health of the one in 10 Canadians who can't afford the medication they are prescribed.
Length: 12:24 minutes (11.37 MB)

Epidemic of overdose deaths legacy of 10 years of anti-harm reduction

January 12, 2017
| Jordan Westfall says the hundreds of drug overdose deaths are a legacy of Harper's approach. Westfall is someone who formerly used opioid drugs and wrote his master's thesis on overdose prevention.
Length: 14:21 minutes (13.15 MB)

People Powered: The Activists Behind Vancouver’s Climate Justice Movement

January 12, 2017
| Rebecca Visser looks at what drives Vancouver-based activists in their fight for climate justice. Produced as part of the "Making Time for Radio" project of Simon Fraser's CJSF Radio.
Length: 19:21 minutes (35.46 MB)
Talking Radical Radio

Public transit advocacy in a smaller city

January 11, 2017
| Mairi Anderson and Cam McMillan talk about the work of transit advocacy group Bus Riders of Saskatoon.
Length: 28:20 minutes (25.95 MB)

Luke Galati on community, basketball, Toronto and gentrification

January 11, 2017
| Luke Galati on community, the changing face of Toronto and gentrification. "Eastern" captures the story of a high school basketball powerhouse but is a story of the changing face of a neighbourhood.
Length: 28:34 minutes (19.63 MB)

Precarity in higher learning: Neoliberalism and contract faculty contract negotiations at WLU

January 9, 2017
| As contract faculty at Wilfrid Laurier University negotiate a new contract, many in the union have recognized their struggle as a moment in the widescale resistance to neoliberal ideologies.
Length: 47:52 minutes (43.84 MB)

Women leading energy innovation inside the U.S. government

January 9, 2017
| The U.S. military is the world's biggest consumer of energy, and Katherine Hammack has spent six years working to make it more energy-efficient.
Length: 29:09 minutes (40.03 MB)

Full disclosure buying

January 5, 2017
| Kelly Okamura goes on a final shop at Honest Ed's, passes on bargains and owns up to buying an artificial tree.
Length: 12:31 minutes (28.67 MB)
Needs No Introduction

An evening with George Elliott Clarke

January 4, 2017
| Canada's seventh poet laureate talks about being Africanadian, and his most recent book "The Motorcyclist."
Length: 53:11 minutes (97.39 MB)

Native women's multi-generational struggles in Canada

January 4, 2017
| A talk by Dr. Dawn Memee Lavelle-Harvard, past president of the Native Women's Association of Canada.
Length: 29:06 minutes (39.98 MB)
Talking Radical Radio

Engaging men in the fight against sexual violence

January 4, 2017
| Danielle Aubry and Joe McGuire talk about getting men active in working against sexual violence.
Length: 28:43 minutes (26.29 MB)
Green Majority Radio

Desmogging journalism

January 2, 2017
| The incoming Trump administration *shudder* has put a sooty fog over the climate movement, but let's not stop paying attention to the areas where we can do some good.
Length: 55:49 minutes (51.11 MB)