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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Lego urged to end partnership with Shell

July 31, 2014
| Shell has had its logo displayed on Lego gas stations and oil tankers for decades. Now there is pressure on Lego to abandon its relationship with the fossil fuel giant.
Length: 13:15 minutes (12.14 MB)
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Marjorie Griffin Cohen on Thomas Piketty's 'Capital in the Twenty-First Century'

July 28, 2014
| "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" surveys 200 years of economic history and wealth distribution. It's sold more than 100,000 copies and is one of the most talked-about economics book in decades.
Length: 13:59 minutes (12.82 MB)
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Geoff Mann on Thomas Piketty's 'Capital in the Twenty-First Century'

July 28, 2014
| "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" surveys 200 years of economic history and wealth distribution. It's sold more than 100,000 copies and is one of the most talked-about economics book in decades.
Length: 16:46 minutes (15.35 MB)
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Sierra Club learns of secret deal between Alberta government and Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers

July 22, 2014
| Sierra Club Canada says it's been told of a secret deal to increase carbon tax in return for reduced clean-up requirements on tailings ponds.
Length: 09:48 minutes (8.98 MB)
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Grand Chief Stewart Phillip on Supreme Court ruling in Tsilhqot'in title case

July 21, 2014
| The recent Supreme Court of Canada decision is the first to acknowledge Aboriginal title on the ground. It will affect the future of development projects all across B.C.
Length: 20:27 minutes (18.72 MB)
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Thousands of Detroit residents face threat of water shutoff

July 19, 2014
| At least 300 demonstrators marched through Detroit streets today, protesting a move by the city’s water department to force thousands of customers to pay their bills or face a cutoff in service.
Length: 13:42 minutes (12.55 MB)
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Book: The Tolerance Trap

July 18, 2014
| Suzanna Danuta Walters argues that the movement for LGBT rights has settled for a watered-down tolerance of sexual and gender difference rather than true equality and human rights for all.
Length: 19:12 minutes (17.58 MB)
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Israel attack on Gaza response to Palestinian unity government, not rockets

July 16, 2014
| For two weeks, the mainstream media has repeated Israel’s claim that it is bombing Gaza in self defence. Tyler Levitan says that attack has more to do with a recent agreement between Hamas and Fatah.
Length: 15:59 minutes (14.65 MB)
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Uncontacted tribes in Peru threatened by energy industry

July 15, 2014
| There are still hunter-gatherer groups in the Amazon who have had little or no contact with the outside world. Oil and gas exploration brings the threat of disease and catastrophic loss of life.
Length: 15:17 minutes (14.01 MB)
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Mobilizing opposition to the Enbridge pipeline

July 11, 2014
| Two weeks ago the Harper government announced its approval of the Northern Gateway pipeline. For opponents of the project, this decision is a call-to-action to step up the fight.
Length: 17:32 minutes (16.06 MB)