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A series of speeches and lectures from the finest minds of our time. Fresh ideas from speakers of note.
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Lawrence Hill on his novel, 'The Illegal'

October 18, 2016
| From Octopus Books in Ottawa, author and journalist Waubgeshig Rice talks to Lawrence Hill about his novel "The Illegal."
Length: 53:51 minutes (56.52 MB)
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Indigenous peoples' struggles and resistance

September 21, 2016
| Building solidarity for land, self-determination and justice.
Length: 1:01:24 minutes (56.22 MB)
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Kamal Al-Solaylee, author of 'Brown: What Being Brown in the World Today Means (to everyone)'

September 13, 2016
| An interview at Octopus Books, Ottawa, Ontario about having brown skin in a black and white world.
Length: 59:47 minutes (68.42 MB)
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Justice for Grassy Narrows

June 1, 2016
| 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.
Length: 1:18:22 minutes (89.7 MB)
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Voices of Experience: Diversity and leadership

May 4, 2016
| Voices of Experience is a panel put together by Ryerson University's Equity, Diversity and Accessibility Office, Career Centre and Student Life organization.
Length: 1:00:56 minutes (139.5 MB)
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Who will win the digital revolution?

April 21, 2016
| A talk by Robert McChesney and John Nichols based on their book "People Get Ready - The Fight Against the Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy."
Length: 1:07:12 minutes (64.14 MB)
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Combating Islamophobia in Media

April 11, 2016
| A presentation by rabble at the Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House in Vancouver about how Islamophobia has permeated the news cycle and how we can move forward.
Length: 46:22 minutes (44.27 MB)
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Music: Racism, Power and Privilege 101

March 9, 2016
| A panel discussion with Toronto musicians about racism in music. Recorded November 24, 2015 at Music Gallery.
Length: 59:42 minutes (54.66 MB)
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A human history of the Ottawa River Watershed

February 18, 2016
| A look at the role of the Ottawa River in the history of the Algonquin Nation, with Peter Di Gangi.
Length: 1:07:10 minutes (61.49 MB)
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GAZA: New Dynamics, Future Prospects

October 7, 2015
| With Dr. Sara Roy, Harvard Scholar, examining the unprecedented dynamics that have emerged in Gaza in the aftermath of last summer's devastating war
Length: 1:08:53 minutes (62.49 MB)