Redeye

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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 35 years on Vancouver Cooperative Radio.

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Nov 29, 2016
The Peace in Peril

Book: The Peace in Peril

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In 2015, writer Christopher Pollon and photojournalist Ben Nelms paddled the 83-kilometre stretch of the Peace River that will be destroyed by the Site C dam reservoir. A new book documents that trip.
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Nov 29, 2016
Image: Flickr/Break Free

Opposing the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion

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Justin Trudeau will soon announce his decision on Kinder Morgan’s plans to expand its Trans Mountain pipeline, and ship almost 900,000 barrels of oil per day down to Burrard Inlet in Vancouver.
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Nov 15, 2016

Canada-Europe trade deal no longer a foregone conclusion

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With the regional government of Wallonia's vote to reject CETA, the future of the deal is less certain. Stuart Trew explains what Wallonia's initial opposition meant and how this impacts Canadians.
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Nov 7, 2016
Trash Me - Day 4

Trash Me: Not your typical zero waste project

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Rob Greenfield put all the trash he accumulated in a month into a specially created plastic suit and walked around New York City wearing it to raise awareness about how much garbage we create.
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Nov 5, 2016
Basic income performance - Bern, Switzerland 2013

Basic income: The devil is in the details

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Basic income is in the news right now, with governments from Alberta to Quebec in support of the idea. Economist David Macdonald says it's critical to pick the right model to actually reduce poverty.
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Nov 1, 2016
Image: Flickr/DeSmogCanada

Lower Mainlanders essential in fight to halt Site C dam

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Farmers and First Nations fought this project alone for years. People in Vancouver are waking up to the threat posed by a third dam on the Peace River. We hear from three speakers opposed to Site C.
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Oct 31, 2016
Mapping segregation: New York 2015

Poverty and segregation endemic in U.S. cities

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Black poverty rates are double those of whites. One in three Black men has a felony record. U.S. cities are deeply segregated. Police killings have their roots in the system, says Paul Street.
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Oct 17, 2016
Image: Flickr/Robert Thivierge

Why Colombians rejected peace deal with FARC

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After 50 years of war that killed thousands and displaced millions, the Colombian government signed a peace deal with the FARC guerillas. But on October 2, Colombians voted to reject the peace accord.

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