Redeye

The rabble podcast network offers an alternative take on politics, entertainment, society, stories, community and life in general. All opinions belong to the podcaster; however, podcasters are expected to adhere to our guidelines. We welcome new podcasters -- contact us for details.

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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Jan 29, 2015

Making New York City streets safer for pedestrians

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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.
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Jan 28, 2015

Amazon villagers pursue Chevron's assets in Canada

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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.
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Jan 28, 2015

A prescription for income

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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.
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Jan 24, 2015

Book: First World Hunger Revisited

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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.
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Jan 16, 2015

Ten years of free trade in Central America

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The Central America Free Trade Agreement was ratified in 2005. Ten years later, most of the signatory countries are struggling with poverty, violence and increased emigration.
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Jan 11, 2015

Kayak: A play about climate change

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Annie is a wealthy middle-aged woman lost in a kayak. As she floats aimlessly on the water, she is haunted by memories of Julie, a radical environmentalist and girlfriend of her son, Peter.
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Dec 21, 2014

Book: How Bad Are Bananas?

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Author Mike Berners-Lee figured out the carbon footprint of more than a hundred things, from sending an email or installing solar panels to starting a war.
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Dec 19, 2014

Police dogs leading cause of injury by police in B.C.

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Last month new provincial regulations were established to help reduce the incidents and severity of police dog bites. Pivot Legal has been gathering statistics on police dog injuries for some time.
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Dec 10, 2014

The Pom Bombs: Radical Sass Cheer Troupe

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Dressed in turquoise, silver and lots of glitter, the Pom Bombs take their political chants out into the streets to raise energy, start dialogue and have fun.
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Dec 8, 2014

When domestic violence comes to work

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"Can Work Be Safe When Home Isn't?" is a new report showing the results of the first Canadian survey on the impacts of domestic violence in the workplace.
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Dec 7, 2014

Remembering the Montreal massacre

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In 1989, a man walked into the École Polytechnique in Montreal and killed 14 women engineering students. We speak with Elinor Warkentin who was involved in creating a monument in Vancouver.
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Dec 5, 2014

A feminist view of the revolution in Ukraine

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Marusya Borciurkiw is a Canadian filmmaker of Ukrainian descent. She traveled to Kyiv at the end of April to direct a documentary about activists in Ukraine during and after the Euromaidan revolution.

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