Redeye June 27
Canada is already the most sued developed country in the world. The Trans-Pacific Partnership will open Canada up to yet more lawsuits over its environmental and resource management policies.
face2face June 24
Jay talks about his new approach to giving and Givesome.
Jay talks about his new approach to giving. We touch on philanthropy, why he's passionate about the giver and how a meeting at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas changed his life.
Redeye June 22
Crab Park has a beach, acres of green space and a stunning view of the North Shore mountains. That view is threatened by Port of Vancouver plans for expansion to the Centerm container terminal.
Redeye June 22
Karen Sawatsky says there are over 1,000 entire units being used exclusively for short term rentals in Vancouver and that this is contributing to the city’s rental housing crisis.
Talking Radical Radio June 22
Jen Kuhl and Edith Machattie talk about the work of the B.C. Health Coalition and about a grave legal threat to public health care.
GroundWire June 20
This episode of GroundWire was produced in part at the annual national campus and community radio conference, held this year in Ottawa on unceded and unsurrendered Algonquin territory.
Green Majority Radio June 20
Activism In The Age Of Terror
Peabody Energy is a massive coal company that recently filed for bankruptcy revealing the monumental degree to which they funded science denial. Also... terrorism.
face2face June 20
Marcie Hume on her new film Magicians and The Power of Film for Social Change
Marcie and I talk about empathy and others, magic, a shift in perspective, the power of film for social change and a "real sense of belonging."
Redeye June 15
Seven years after the end of a devastating civil war in Sri Lanka, the northern province still looks as if the conflict ended yesterday. Tamil refugees have petitioned the Oakland Institute for help.
Redeye June 15
105 Keefer Street is in the heart of Chinatown, an area facing the same intense development pressures as Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. Plans for a 13-storey tower don't sit well with local residents.
Talking Radical Radio June 15
Sofia Soriano and David Camfield talk about the work of a new multi-issue, grassroots group called Solidarity Winnipeg.
Redeye June 14
Cultures have always exchanged ideas with each other. But sometimes the exchanges more closely resemble theft. The IPinCH project has produced a guidebook on appropriation from First Nations cultures.
Feminist Current June 14
In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with lesbian feminist journalist, Julie Bindel, about the mass shooting in Orlando and why anti-gay bigotry still exists today.
Green Majority Radio June 13
Why you aren't hearing about most of the oil spills happening in the world.
Redeye June 13
A new study using data from the National Household Survey shows 60% of Indigenous children on reserve live below the poverty line. We speak with Mary Teegee of the BC Aboriginal Child Care Society.
Living On Purpose June 12
Loon Kombucha
Gabe Johnston is the creative force behind Loon Kombucha making a splash at Farmers' Markets in Perth, Kemptville, Brockville and Lansdowne, Ontario
face2face June 12
Michael talks about his new book Epiphany, dogmatism, the religious right, why he's still so optimistic and his desire for change.
The Hum Podcast June 11
Kenneth Bae shares his experiences as a prisoner in North Korea, his relationship with his guards, and Dennis Rodman.
Asia Pacific Currents June 10
Labour updates of workers' struggles from the Asia-Pacific region and interview with Malaysian cartoonist Zunar.
Redeye June 10
There are encouraging signs that the Liberal government will take a radically different approach to harm reduction. Pivot Legal says prescription heroin is a crucial tool in addiction treatment.
MsRepresent June 8
Francisca Valenzuela. Photo by Rhianna Cooper
Host Charlene Sayo talks with American-Chilean singer Francisca Valenzuela and Project SoundCheck consultant Kira-Lynn Ferderber about feminism and rape culture at music festivals.
Talking Radical Radio June 8
Wendy Pederson talks about the tenant organizing of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside SRO Collaborative.
GroundWire June 6
This week GroundWire is produced at CILU FM, on Fort William First Nation's Annishinabe Traditional Territory, part of the Robinson-Superior Treaty in Thunder Bay Ontario.
Asia Pacific Currents June 6
Labour updates of workers' struggles from the Asia-Pacific region and interview with Celeste Little on the ongoing campaign for justice for Aboriginal people in Australia.
face2face June 4
Mitch Abrams on Patient Centred Care, Meditation and Our Broken Health System.
Mitch and I talk today about patient-centred care, meditation, why the "system" is broken, dehumanization, music and the arts and how it’s all connected to our understanding of mind/body health.
Feminist Current June 2
Meghan Murphy speaks with feminist historian, Max Dashu, about the gendered impacts of the witch-hunts.
face2face June 2
Nicholas Greco on David Bowie, U2 and Why Music Matters More Than We Know
Listen in as Nicholas talks about vapid pop songs, Bono and U2, activism and idealism, why music matters more than we know and how one can transcend the here and now at a rock concert.
Needs No Introduction June 1
Community elders, youth musicians and activist/journalist Avi Lewis call upon the Ontario government to clean up mercury contamination in Northwestern Ontario affecting Indigenous communities.
Talking Radical Radio June 1
Bianca Mugyenyi and Martin Lukacs talk about the hard work of turning the Leap Manifesto from words on a page into action in the world.
face2face May 31
Susanne Regina Meures on Raving Iran, Freedom and the Politics of Fear
Susanne and I talk about her new film Raving Iran, freedom, the politics of fear, oppression and the power of friendship.