Propagandhi came to Toronto for two shows at the end of June 2009. AW@L radio went to both shows and hung out with the Rain Forest Action Network who were touring with Propagandhi, helping to spread the news about the horrible impacts of Canada's Tar Sands. Alex got to address the crowd to the degree that he introduced Grassy Narrows youth leader Chrissy Swain, who spoke about the impacts of resource extraction on her community.
For more information on Grassy Narrows, check out AW@L radio's July 22nd podcast - featuring Chrissy Swain. Propagandhi is a strong support of the Grassy Narrows blockade campaign, having released "Live From Occupied Territory" as a fundraising initiative.
We interview Propagandhi lead singer Chris Hanna and discuss the some of the songs from the new album, reactions to PETA campaigns, and the 2010 Olympics.
This is an edit of a two hour show which plays weekly on CKMS 100.3 the Sound FM in Waterloo, Ontario.
You can find all of AW@L radio on peaceculture.org, including all of our pre-rabble broadcasts, and information about AW@L.
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