Progressive Voices

Progressive Voices

Progressive Voices, hosted by McMaster alumnus and community activist Riaz Sayani-Mulji, examines Canadian domestic and foreign policy with a critical eye and based in anti-oppression, anti-imperialism, and anti-poverty theory. From coup d’etats in Haiti and Honduras, to mining companies operating on Indigineous land, Progressive Voices provides an alternative perspective rarely found in mainstream media.
Progressive Voices

Front Lines International tour

October 7, 2013
| A tour bringing together Afghanistan and Iraq veterans with those who have suffered under occupation is coming to the GTA.
Length: 25:06 minutes (22.98 MB)
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Genocide in Burma: The plight of the Rohingya Muslims

August 9, 2013
| Fatema Panju speaks to the struggle of the "most persecuted minority in the world," and Canada's connection to the ongoing repression in Burma.
Length: 14:19 minutes (13.12 MB)
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Marineland owner threatens to kill activist, then sues him for $1.5 million

July 18, 2013
| Mike Garrett, anti-captivity activist, speaks to the $1.5-million SLAPP lawsuit against him by Marineland.
Length: 09:32 minutes (8.73 MB)
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Reflections on Swamp Line 9

July 12, 2013
| Activists reflect on the occupation of Westover pumping station and the damage the reversal of Line 9 poses to the Indigenous nations along its route.
Length: 20:24 minutes (18.69 MB)
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Dear Hamilton Slutwalk Organizers

June 19, 2013
| Women* of Hamilton Against Patriarchy discuss their concerns and critiques of Slutwalk as presented in their open letter, "Dear Hamilton Slutwalk Organizers."
Length: 26:20 minutes (24.12 MB)
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War on Youth: Youth in Revolt

June 10, 2013
| Henry Giroux discusses his book Youth in Revolt: Reclaiming a Democratic Future as part of the War On Youth series.
Length: 10:44 minutes (9.84 MB)
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150 Years Later: Abolition in the 21st century

May 28, 2013
| On this week's episode of Progressive Voices, Angela Davis, esteemed activist, scholar and educator, gives a free lecture at Liuna Station in Hamilton, Ontario.
Length: 58:40 minutes (53.72 MB)
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Operation Shut it Down: Opening Day Demonstration at Marineland

May 17, 2013
| Ange Guenard of Marineland Animal Defense speaks to the Opening Day Demonstration at Marineland this Saturday, May 18, 2013.
Length: 09:26 minutes (8.65 MB)
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Setting the record straight on Syria

May 10, 2013
| Ken Stone provides a comprehensive overview of both the situation on the ground in Syria as well as the geopolitics of the region.
Length: 32:34 minutes (29.83 MB)
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Protest the African Lion Safari

May 3, 2013
| Wendy Bones, member of the Grassroots Ontario Animal Liberation network, speaks to the upcoming demonstration at African Lion Safari.
Length: 07:57 minutes (7.29 MB)