Redeye

Redeye

On the issues of the day - political, social and cultural - Redeye digs deeper. Open your ears to alternative voices. Hear incisive and challenging interviews with activists and progressive thinkers. Produced by an independent media collective, broadcasting over 25 years on Vancouver Cooperative Radio.
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Finance trumps democracy in Greece

July 30, 2015
| Greek voters rejected austerity in a referendum only to see their government approve the very economic measures they had just voted against. Louis Philippe Rochon says Greece needs to leave the EU.
Length: 13:45 minutes (12.6 MB)
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Chinese workers staging thousands of wildcat strikes a year

July 24, 2015
| Labour organizing in China looks different than it does in the West but the issues are the same: wages, benefits and pensions. Eli Friedman is an expert on labour politics in postsocialist China.
Length: 15:49 minutes (14.49 MB)
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Ancient old growth in Central Walbran faces new logging threat

July 23, 2015
| Teal Jones holds the tree farm licence for thousands of acres of Vancouver Island. Yet they just decided to log one of the last remaining pockets of ancient forest.
Length: 14:24 minutes (13.2 MB)
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Economic Inequality: It's Far Worse Than You Think

July 15, 2015
| While everyone knows that the rich have a lot more money than the poor, we appear to have no idea just how big that gap is. A new article takes a look at our misconceptions about inequality.
Length: 16:00 minutes (14.66 MB)
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WorkSafeBC unfair to workers with chronic pain, says B.C. doctor

July 15, 2015
| Dr. Cecil Hershel is a pain specialist with hundreds of patients who were injured at work. He says the Workers Compensation Board fundamentally misunderstands the nature of chronic pain.
Length: 14:51 minutes (13.6 MB)
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The rise of extreme energy

July 13, 2015
| Fossil fuels are now being extracted with more unconventional and more dangerous techniques. A new film looks at the rise of extreme energy and envisages the path towards a post-growth economy.
Length: 16:49 minutes (15.4 MB)
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Why Greeks voted no to austerity package

July 13, 2015
| Last weekend, Greek voters turned down the terms of a financial bailout. Costas Panayotakis explains what led 60% of voters to reject the deal and what will happen next in Greece.
Length: 17:24 minutes (15.93 MB)
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Austerity fuels generational divide

July 11, 2015
| In a talk hosted by the CCPA, Markus Moos explores the factors behind growing inequality between and within generations.
Length: 33:21 minutes (30.54 MB)
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First Nations treaty rights could halt major dam project

July 10, 2015
| The B.C. government is determined to flood thousands of acres of farmland and traditional territories in the Peace River valley. A court challenge may be the only way to stop the Site C dam.
Length: 11:08 minutes (10.2 MB)
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FIFA World Cup exception to lack of coverage of women's sport

July 10, 2015
| The 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup attracted millions of viewers worldwide. But now that it's over, women athletes will once again disappear from our screens.
Length: 21:58 minutes (20.12 MB)