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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Tribal parks on Aboriginal territories

May 22, 2015
| The Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation of Clayoquot Sound declared their first tribal park in 1984. Now there are four tribal parks in Tla-o-qui-aht territory and the model is being adopted elsewhere.
Length: 15:50 minutes (14.5 MB)
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Grand Chief Stewart Phillip on meeting his family for the first time

May 22, 2015
| The president of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs talks about his childhood and youth in a non-Native home and what happened when his father decided to come looking for him.
Length: 21:59 minutes (20.14 MB)
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Systemic racism: Is that a thing?

May 21, 2015
| The racial justice organization Race Forward and hip-hop DJ Jay Smooth teamed up to create a series of short monologues on systemic racism. The videos they produced have gone viral.
Length: 13:38 minutes (12.49 MB)
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Film: Line in the Sand

May 21, 2015
| A new movie documents the realities on the ground for people who live along the Northern Gateway pipeline route in Northern Alberta and B.C. Jim Mainguy speaks with filmmaker Tomas Borsa.
Length: 18:27 minutes (16.9 MB)
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Bill C-51 extends attack on Muslims to all Canadians

May 20, 2015
| Itrath Syed says many of the provisions of Bill C-51 have already been visited upon Canada's Muslim communities. She spoke at Go Vote For the Change You Want in Vancouver last month.
Length: 11:05 minutes (10.15 MB)
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Maude Barlow: Fall 2015 will be a watershed election

May 19, 2015
| Maude Barlow believes Stephen Harper will be gone after the next election, as long as people mobilize to vote him out. She tells a Vancouver audience why the Conservatives have to go.
Length: 11:13 minutes (10.27 MB)
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Fukushima nuclear disaster four years on

May 7, 2015
| In 2011, the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear reactor in Japan experienced a triple meltdown. Japanese officials still don't have a clear idea of what has happened inside the reactor.
Length: 13:45 minutes (12.6 MB)
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Parents shifting away from car ownership

May 6, 2015
| People with young children have many reasons to prefer cars to other forms of transportation. Yet a new study shows that parents are keen to reduce their car use despite the challenges.
Length: 16:31 minutes (15.13 MB)
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Access to transit improves health

May 5, 2015
| In Metro Vancouver, some communities have a lot of transportation options, others are primarily designed for cars. A new survey shows a clear link between health and access to public transit.
Length: 13:40 minutes (12.51 MB)
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UN expert argues for opening legal channels to migrants

May 5, 2015
| Francois Crepeau is UN special rapporteur on the human rights of migrants. He says the global north should open its borders and manage migration rather than resisting it.
Length: 18:38 minutes (17.07 MB)