Talking Radical Radio

From bookstore to community organizing space and activist infrastructure

July 29, 2015
| Bonnie Heilman and Peter Garden talk about the growth of a new community organizing centre from a grassroots independent bookstore in Saskatoon.
Length: 28:47 minutes (26.36 MB)

Iceland's Pirate Party and the woman who co-founded it

July 25, 2015
| Iceland's banking meltdown created a political opening for honest pirates.
Length: 29:17 minutes (40.23 MB)

Chinese workers staging thousands of wildcat strikes a year

July 24, 2015
| Labour organizing in China looks different than it does in the West but the issues are the same: wages, benefits and pensions. Eli Friedman is an expert on labour politics in postsocialist China.
Length: 15:49 minutes (14.49 MB)
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Not yet Canada's Syriza, but a small step in that direction

July 22, 2015
| Kyle Buott talks about a recent gathering in Halifax of anti-austerity and anti-capitalist organizations from across Canada.
Length: 28:42 minutes (26.29 MB)

Women Gun Survivors in Indian-colonized India

July 20, 2015
| Interview recorded at the WILPF Women's Power to Stop War conference in April 2015 in The Hague.
Length: 29:15 minutes (40.17 MB)
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ACSEXE+: Talking disability and sexuality in Montreal

July 15, 2015
| Aimee Louw and Charli Lessard talk about a new project in Montreal that deals with questions of disability and sexuality.
Length: 28:39 minutes (26.24 MB)

Economic Inequality: It's Far Worse Than You Think

July 15, 2015
| While everyone knows that the rich have a lot more money than the poor, we appear to have no idea just how big that gap is. A new article takes a look at our misconceptions about inequality.
Length: 16:00 minutes (14.66 MB)
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Circuits of struggle: Community media in Oaxaca

July 14, 2015
| An address about the power of grassroots communications from the Union of Democratic Communications Conference, May 1, 2015 in Toronto.
Length: 1:05:27 minutes (59.93 MB)

Why Greeks voted no to austerity package

July 13, 2015
| Last weekend, Greek voters turned down the terms of a financial bailout. Costas Panayotakis explains what led 60% of voters to reject the deal and what will happen next in Greece.
Length: 17:24 minutes (15.93 MB)

Stephen Mallory on water, volunteerism and social change

July 11, 2015
| Steve discusses his passion for clean water, prioritization, volunteerism and mentorship. He reminds us that even Ghandi used the media well to further his cause and speaks about the power of one.
Length: 39:54 minutes (45.67 MB)