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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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Counter Culture Speaker Series -- David Barsamian: Media, capitalism and climate change

April 14, 2014
| Alternative Radio host David Barsamian was at SFU Harbour Centre in Vancouver for the 2014 Counter Culture Speaker Series.
Length: 1:23:08 minutes (76.11 MB)
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B.C. Ferries Cut the Discovery Coast Route

April 5, 2014
| Last month B.C Ferries announced they would cut ferry services in British Columbia and discontinue the Discovery Coast Ferry. Interview with Petrus Rykes Chair of Save the Discovery Ferry Campaign.
Length: 11:22 minutes (10.42 MB)
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2013 Women's Forum speaker: Nora Loreto

March 28, 2014
| Nora Loreto is an activist, writer and musician based in Québec City. She spoke about the challenges youth face when engaging and organizing.
Length: 08:14 minutes (7.55 MB)
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Interview with author, counsellor and feminist Ellen Besso

March 6, 2014
| Ellen Besso talks about her new book "An Indian Sojourn," a book detailing her travels with her partner in India and her work as a volunteer with Tibetan refugees in Dharamsala.
Length: 21:40 minutes (19.84 MB)
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Black Strathcona: One Community, Six Decades, Ten Stories

March 3, 2014
| A new project in east Vancouver aims to collect and remember one neighbourhood's black history. The launch of the project happened on February 22, 2014.
Length: 15:13 minutes (13.93 MB)
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Dr. Hani Faris: Historical Context of the Palestinian Maps: Fact and Fiction

February 21, 2014
| In fall 2013, the Palestine Awareness Coalition posted four maps on Vancouver's TransLink buses and SkyTrain stations entitled Disappearing Palestine.
Length: 1:18:33 minutes (43.43 MB)
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Kathleen Lahey Lecture at the 2012 Women's Forum

February 20, 2014
| Queen's University Law Professor Kathleen Lahey spoke about income-splitting and how it undermines women's equality in Canada.
Length: 32:37 minutes (29.87 MB)
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Public Forum - After Bedford v. Canada: What's next for regulating sex work in Canada?

February 14, 2014
| On December 20 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada in an unprecedented ruling, struck down three provisions in Canada's prostitution laws.
Length: 1:01:31 minutes (56.32 MB)
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Interview with author, farmer and activist Michael Abelman

February 4, 2014
| Michael Abelman is one of the founders of Sole Food street farms.Sole Food provides employment and fresh food to city residents.
Length: 08:49 minutes (8.14 MB)
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Chris Hedges on Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt

June 20, 2013
| For Chris Hedges' latest book, he travelled to some of America's most economically depressed areas with co-author Joe Sacco, then wrote about what he found.
Length: 59:34 minutes (54.61 MB)