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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Making New York City streets safer for pedestrians

January 29, 2015
| Pedestrian and cyclist fatalities in NYC have dropped sharply since the introduction of a vigorous campaign to beef up traffic enforcement. Alana Miller explains how it was done.
Length: 14:51 minutes (13.61 MB)
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Organizing against the Energy East pipeline in the Ottawa Valley

January 29, 2015
| Energy East will carry tar sands oil 4,500 km across Canada from Alberta to New Brunswick for export to Europe and Asia.
Length: 12:39 minutes (11.58 MB)
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A prescription for income

January 28, 2015
| Doctors at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto have been trying out a new approach to help their neediest patients. Dr. Andrew Pinto explains what it means to prescribe income for patients.
Length: 12:50 minutes (11.75 MB)
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Amazon villagers pursue Chevron's assets in Canada

January 28, 2015
| When Chevron bought Texaco in 2001, it inherited its liability for the devastation of Amazon rain forest in the late 1960s. Now Chevron is fighting to avoid paying billions of dollars in damages.
Length: 16:38 minutes (15.24 MB)
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Rise of Boko Haram linked to U.S. foreign policy in Africa

January 28, 2015
| Boko Haram rose to prominence last year when they kidnapped 276 schoolgirls. They now control large areas of northeastern Nigeria. Ajamu Baraka says this rise is linked to the NATO attack on Libya.
Length: 16:03 minutes (14.7 MB)
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Ontario auditor general says P3s wasted $8 billion in public funds

January 24, 2015
| Canada is a world leader in the market for public-private partnerships. But when Bonnie Lysyk looked at 74 projects under Infrastructure Ontario, she found a huge cost associated with P3s.
Length: 16:34 minutes (15.17 MB)
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Book: First World Hunger Revisited

January 24, 2015
| When food banks first appeared in Canada almost 30 years ago, there was a vigorous public debate about them. Now they are a familiar institution and food poverty has gotten worse.
Length: 21:09 minutes (19.38 MB)
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Recent accord between U.S. and Cuba stops short of significant change

January 23, 2015
| Americans able to visit more freely, the Cuban 5 released and essential construction materials allowed into the country. But what else was in the agreement between Obama and Castro?
Length: 15:56 minutes (14.6 MB)
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Leaked documents reveal Transcanada planning dirty tricks campaign

January 17, 2015
| Greenpeace has released leaked documents showing that the PR company Edelman plans to set up fake third-party groups to support Transcanada's Energy East pipeline project.
Length: 12:26 minutes (11.39 MB)
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African Americans face increasingly militarized police forces

January 16, 2015
| The deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown at the hands of white police officers have ignited a national debate in the U.S. about police militarization, corruption and impunity from prosecution.
Length: 17:55 minutes (16.41 MB)