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 35 years on Vancouver Cooperative Radio.
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Mixed-ability dance pushes boundaries of art form

May 16, 2016
| All Bodies Dance Project brings together people with and without disabilities to explore movement as a means of creative expression. Naomi Brand explains the challenges and joys of inclusive dance.
Length: 15:13 minutes (13.94 MB)
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Responding to economic critiques of the Leap Manifesto

May 11, 2016
| The Leap Manifesto has been called divisive, naïve and economically unsustainable. Christopher Majka says these critiques are rooted in a misunderstanding of what the Manifesto aims to do.
Length: 18:10 minutes (16.64 MB)
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Disobedience: A film about the struggle to prevent climate catastrophe

May 9, 2016
| A new film by Kelly Nyks, director of Requiem for the American Dream, tells the story of four communities preparing for Break Free from Fossil Fuels actions in May 2016.
Length: 22:36 minutes (20.7 MB)
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Common Notions: A film about the Purple Thistle Centre

May 9, 2016
| The Purple Thistle operated for years as a youth-run space for arts and activism in Vancouver's East Side. The film, Common Notions, explores what made the Purple Thistle work for young people.
Length: 21:59 minutes (20.13 MB)
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Indefinite detention, deaths of refugees spark hunger strike

May 7, 2016
| Advocates say that Canada's practice of detaining refugees indefinitely runs counter to both international law and the Charter of Rights of Freedoms. They're calling for a 90-day limit.
Length: 14:08 minutes (12.95 MB)
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Nuit debout protests spread across Europe

May 6, 2016
| Nuit debout is a French social movement that began on March 31 with the occupation of La Place de la République in protest against proposed labour reforms. It has since spread across Europe.
Length: 12:40 minutes (11.6 MB)
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John Nichols on the perils and opportunities of the next technological revolution

May 2, 2016
| John Nichols is the Washington correspondent for The Nation magazine. He's the author, with Robert McChesney, of People Get Ready: The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy.
Length: 14:17 minutes (13.09 MB)
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Robert McChesney on the fight against a jobless economy

May 2, 2016
| Robert McChesney says a technological revolution in artificial intelligence is around the corner and we need to get ready to fight to expand democracy and ensure everyone benefits from the changes.
Length: 18:31 minutes (16.96 MB)
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What's yours is mine: Against the sharing economy

April 29, 2016
| In his recent book, Tom Slee delivers a sharp critique of technology companies like Airbnb and Uber, arguing that these businesses damage rather than serve the interests of communities.
Length: 24:18 minutes (22.26 MB)
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Creative Disruption: Resisting fossil fuel projects in Pacific Northwest

April 27, 2016
| A year ago, Mary Democker "condemned" six of her neighbours' houses and built a block-long pipeline to draw attention to the Jordan Cove pipeline which will bring fracked gas to the Oregon coast.
Length: 10:30 minutes (9.62 MB)