rabble radio

rabble radio

rabble radio is the flagship show of the rpn. It's a mix of political commentary, soundseeing tours, movie reviews, and the latest in Canadian music. It's all produced by a country-wide cadre of volunteers.
rabble radio

Episode 153: Rape culture exists. So does feminism.

March 31, 2014
| In this episode we don’t question the existence of rape culture, we explore it. We also hear from an activist about a human rights framework for women’s rights and research on stranger harassment.
Length: 31:42 minutes (43.62 MB)
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Art's the thing: A punk pioneer, an indie filmmaker, and a doc review

March 3, 2014
| George Bernard Shaw said "Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable." We turn to stories of music and film, and how they can help, even just a little, change the world.
Length: 31:41 minutes (43.59 MB)
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Episode 151: Under pressure: pipelines, prisons, and places

January 27, 2014
| Nova Scotia's potential fracking game changer. We get the scoop on the Northern Gateway pipeline ruling, supporting trans and queer prisoners, and a movie review.
Length: 31:31 minutes (43.35 MB)
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A Palestinian view of Ariel Sharon's legacy

January 13, 2014
| Ariel Sharon died on Saturday. When Sharon fell into a coma in 2006, Ali Abunimah, cofounder of electronicintifada.net spoke with the Redeye podcast.
Length: 15:04 minutes (13.86 MB)
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Episode 150: Remembering Nelson Mandela

December 16, 2013
| We dedicate the show to reflections on the life and work of Mandela from anti-apartheid activists, featuring excerpts from a special episode of Amandla from CKUT in Montreal.
Length: 1:00:56 minutes (83.75 MB)
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Episode 149: Let's face it, we're scared

October 30, 2013
| Halloween is a time where we can, with good friends around, face some of our fears. In this episode we will hear some scary stuff. Don't worry though, we haven't forgotten the treat.
Length: 30:03 minutes (41.34 MB)
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Episode 148: The dissenters

September 30, 2013
| Tune in to hear about the struggle to hold up a protest sign; a community organizing against private control of waste water; a new union in Canada; and questions around international development.
Length: 32:03 minutes (44.08 MB)
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Episode 147. Food for thought: The Vancouver Night Market, food deserts, and organizing against poverty

July 24, 2013
| A cornucopia of great stories! From food security issues, to sounds and stories of the Vancouver Night Market, to organizing against poverty in Toronto, to uncovering the Hidden Film Festival.
Length: 32:05 minutes (44.13 MB)
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Episode 146: Making a move: Social movements and social change

July 13, 2013
| We hear from Onur Bakiner on the situation in Turkey, Chris Hedges on a pending revolution, Henry Giroux on social movements and youth, plus a comic book and the live-in caregiver program.
Length: 31:32 minutes (43.38 MB)
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Episode 145: Stories of resistance, from Morgentaler to Mad Pride

May 31, 2013
| Today we have stories about being blacklisted, having pride, breaking barriers and fighting for justice.
Length: 33:58 minutes (31.16 MB)