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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Heiltsuk occupy DFO office, close down herring fishery

April 17, 2015
| Last month, the Department of Fisheries and Ocean declared a surprise opening of a herring fishery on the Central Coast that has been closed for nine years, without consulting the local First Nation.
Length: 15:24 minutes (14.1 MB)
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Edmonton-based blog calls out sexism in food service industry

April 13, 2015
| Wear a shorter skirt. Dye your hair. Flirt with the regulars. Women who work in bars and restaurants have heard it all. Now they're telling their stories on a new blog about sexism in the industry.
Length: 11:22 minutes (10.42 MB)
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The cult of the entrepreneur

April 8, 2015
| Alan Sears argues that a belief in the transformative power of entrepreneurship has seeped into the pores of our culture to such an extent that it's seen as the answer to all our economic woes.
Length: 13:18 minutes (12.18 MB)
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Human cost of mining industry

April 8, 2015
| The mining industry threatens the lands and lives of Indigenous peoples all over the world. In this segment, Jane Williams speaks with Chandu Claver, a doctor and activist from the Philippines.
Length: 13:55 minutes (12.75 MB)
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Losing our grip on the family farm

April 2, 2015
| As investors buy up farms and manage them for short-term profit, the land and our food sovereignity are put at risk. A report by the National Farmers Union details the scale of the threat.
Length: 15:24 minutes (14.11 MB)
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Gentrification changes face of Vancouver's Chinatown

April 1, 2015
| The historic neighbourhood of Chinatown is now zoned for high-rise market housing at prices that will shut out the people who live there now.
Length: 16:07 minutes (14.76 MB)
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South Pacific nations on frontlines of climate change

April 1, 2015
| Cyclone Pam devastated the South Pacific island of Vanuatu in mid-March. Michael Dorsey of Islands First says catastrophic weather events are the new normal for countries like these.
Length: 13:16 minutes (12.16 MB)
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Bill C-51 a threat to all Canadians

March 30, 2015
| The Harper government has been forced to respond to the outcry about Bill C-51 and propose a handful of amendments. But the changes won't satisfy the concerns of the BC Civil Liberties Association.
Length: 15:32 minutes (14.23 MB)
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Radical Brownies of East Oakland

March 19, 2015
| The Radical Brownies are a troop of 8- to 12-year-old girls in the Bay Area who earn badges for units like radical beauty and environmental justice. Anayvette Martinez is one of the founders.
Length: 16:53 minutes (15.46 MB)
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Deportation deadline approaching for migrant workers

March 17, 2015
| On April 1, thousands of migrant workers will be required to leave Canada under recent changes to Canada's immigration policy, and they won't be allowed be back for at least four years.
Length: 11:48 minutes (10.81 MB)