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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Canadian mining company sues government of El Salvador

September 20, 2014
| Oceana Gold is demanding $300 million in compensation following the 2009 decision by the El Salvadorean government not to issue metal mining permits.
Length: 14:49 minutes (13.57 MB)
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Challenging Harper's framing of the death of Tina Fontaine

September 20, 2014
| Stephen Harper dismissed renewed calls for a national inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women, saying the recent murder of Tina Fontaine was a crime, not a sociological phenomenon.
Length: 12:59 minutes (11.89 MB)
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New text messaging system for street-involved and working poor

September 18, 2014
| The Street Messaging System will connect people in Vancouver’s downtown core with information they need to stay safe on the streets.
Length: 13:50 minutes (12.68 MB)
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Disruption: Climate. Change.

September 16, 2014
| On September 21, the People's Climate March will take place in New York City. A new film both documents and makes the case for a mass movement to demand action on climate change.
Length: 16:57 minutes (15.53 MB)
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Tent city protests lack of action on homelessness

September 14, 2014
| There are more than 200 tents in Oppenheimer Park in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. The city issued an eviction notice July 21 but camp residents have refused to leave.
Length: 13:40 minutes (12.52 MB)
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Hamas gains support following Israel's assault on Gaza

September 11, 2014
| A poll of Palestinians conducted after the recent ceasefire shows Hamas gained much support as a result of resistance to the Israeli assault. Meanwhile Netanyahu faces harsh criticism within Israel.
Length: 17:56 minutes (16.43 MB)
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Winning the fight against fracking in Nova Scotia

September 10, 2014
| Activists in Nova Scotia have won a victory in the fight against hydraulic fracturing in the province. The Liberal government plans to introduce legislation in the fall to ban high-volume fracking.
Length: 14:37 minutes (13.4 MB)
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100th anniversary walking tour of the Komagata Maru

August 1, 2014
| In 1914, the Komogata Maru steamed into Vancouver. For the next two months, the over 300 would-be immigrants were stranded in the harbour. Naveen Girn led a historical walking tour on July 23.
Length: 13:27 minutes (12.33 MB)
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Free access to online information under threat from TPP

August 1, 2014
| Negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership are being kept secret but there are clues about what may be in store for Canada if we look at Australia's experience with AUSFTA.
Length: 17:59 minutes (16.46 MB)
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A perspective: Understanding the roots of the conflict in Ukraine

August 1, 2014
| Roger Annis has just returned from an anti-war conference in Yalta, Crimea. He outlines the political changes in Kiev that led to the war now raging in Eastern Ukraine.
Length: 17:14 minutes (15.78 MB)