#134 - War, love, dissent, education

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(2:28 - 6:41) We'll start with our newest columnist. Thomas Ponniah is an affiliate of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University. In his first audio column for rabble radio, he takes us on a journey from war into love.

(7:20 - 16:32) If you're a person who spends time online, you've almost certainly thought about the possibility of cyberattacks. But creating fear of cyber attacks may just serve another agenda. That's what Conn Halliman believes. He's a columnist with Foreign Policy in Focus. The rabble.ca podcast Redeye spoke to Halliman earlier this month. Here's what he had say:

(17:12 - 23:28) Many people in the non-profit world have been noticing a trend over the last 3 years. They say there are a number of ways that organizations are being punished for openly voicing criticisms of the Canadian government. Darren Shore is the communication co-ordinator for Voice-Voix, a coalition of Canadian organizations that want to stop the governent from attacking those who practice dissent in Canada. Shore sat down for an interview with rabble.ca's Journalists for Human Rights podcast. Here's what he had to say.

(23:52 - 24:27) As I told you at the beginning of our show, it's donation drive time again here at rabble.ca. Our volunteers have been hard at work finding new ways to tell you all about it. Here's one of them.

(24:56 - 28:06) Arts and education are a powerful combination. A new book, edited by Debra Barndt, shows how one inspires the other. Barndt is a popular educator and a professor at the University of Toronto. The book is called Viva! Community Arts and Popular Education in the Americas. Matthew Adams recently sat down with Barndt to talk about her book and the role community arts play in education.

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