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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Dec 5, 2014

Book: Base Nation

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In the Persian Gulf alone, the U.S. military has major bases in every country except Iran. There are bases in Pakistan on one end of the region and in the Balkans on the other.
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Dec 2, 2014

Canada Pension Plan invested in dirty coal

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British journalist Jen Wilton has researched some of the investments held by Canada Pension Plan. She discovered a connection with companies operating a huge open-pit coal mine in Colombia.
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Dec 2, 2014

Cuts to veterans, unemployed, fund budget surplus

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Finance Minister Joe Oliver announced Nov. 12 that the government will have a small surplus in 2015. He didn't say that the surplus has come from deep cuts to services for veterans and the unemployed.
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Dec 2, 2014

Book: Drug War Capitalism

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Dawn Paley is an independent journalist and co-founder of the Vancouver Media Coop. AK Press has just published her first book Drug War Capitalism. Dawn Paley was in Vancouver with the book last week.
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Nov 30, 2014

Victory on Burnaby Mountain

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On Thursday, Judge Austin Cullen turned down Kinder Morgan's application to extend its injunction and threw out the contempt charges against more than 100 people arrested at the drill site.
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Nov 28, 2014

New report focuses on homeless deaths in B.C.

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"Dying on the Streets" finds that homeless people die at a young age of both of trauma and disease. The report's author Sean Condon argues these deaths are preventable.
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Nov 21, 2014

Residents fight plans for new base in Okinawa, Japan

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The island of Okinawa has been a military outpost for the United States since the end of World War II. Now there are plans to build new bases. Okinawan residents are resisting fiercely.
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Nov 18, 2014

Book launch: Red Skin, White Masks

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Glen Coulthard's book is for the generation of First Nations activists who want to change things entirely. Coulthard tackles current Indigenous-settler relations in Canada, drawing on Marx and Fanon.
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Nov 5, 2014

Putting a gender lens on municipal issues

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City councils need to consider the particularities of women's lives, according to Ellen Woodsworth of Women Transforming Cities. Housing, transit, emergency preparedness all need a gender lens.
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Nov 2, 2014

Why women don't report rape and sexual assault

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In the past week, thousands of women have shared their experiences of rape on Twitter. The hashtag #BeenRapedNeverReported says it all. Ariana Barer talks about why it's still so hard to report rape.
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Oct 29, 2014

The Museum of Canadian Human Rights Violations

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When the waters of Shoal Lake were diverted to provide drinking water for the city of Winnipeg, the community of Shoal Lake 40 became an island, cut off from services and transportation.
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Oct 26, 2014

Wikipedia not welcoming environment for women

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A survey by the Wikipedia Foundation discovered that more than 85 per cent of editors are men. Wikipedia Edit-a-thons are one attempt to address this imbalance, but women are still holding back.

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