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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May 31, 2016

Exploding the myth of the peaceable kingdom

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The official story sees Canada as a shining beacon spreading its enlightened code of ethics through a dark world. Richard Sanders says we believe this because we're suffering from the Canada Syndrome.
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May 16, 2016

Mixed-ability dance pushes boundaries of art form

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All Bodies Dance Project brings together people with and without disabilities to explore movement as a means of creative expression. Naomi Brand explains the challenges and joys of inclusive dance.
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May 9, 2016

Common Notions: A film about the Purple Thistle Centre

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The Purple Thistle operated for years as a youth-run space for arts and activism in Vancouver's East Side. The film, Common Notions, explores what made the Purple Thistle work for young people.
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May 6, 2016

Nuit debout protests spread across Europe

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Nuit debout is a French social movement that began on March 31 with the occupation of La Place de la République in protest against proposed labour reforms. It has since spread across Europe.
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May 2, 2016

Robert McChesney on the fight against a jobless economy

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Robert McChesney says a technological revolution in artificial intelligence is around the corner and we need to get ready to fight to expand democracy and ensure everyone benefits from the changes.
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Apr 29, 2016

What's yours is mine: Against the sharing economy

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In his recent book, Tom Slee delivers a sharp critique of technology companies like Airbnb and Uber, arguing that these businesses damage rather than serve the interests of communities.
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Apr 23, 2016

UN report slams Canada for homelessness crisis

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A coalition of 30 housing advocate groups from across Canada went to Geneva in February to speak before a UN human rights committee. Kenneth Hale was part of the delegation.
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Apr 12, 2016

Ambitious project connects youth with nature

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In January, the Vancouver parks department cleared a large area of blackberry in Strathcona Community Garden. The plan is to restore the site to a natural habitat for indigenous wildlife.
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Apr 11, 2016

Women in P.E.I. regain access to abortion after 35 years

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On March 31, the P.E.I. government said they would start providing local access for abortions by the end of 2016. The change in policy was the result of a legal challenge by Abortion Access Now PEI.
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Mar 24, 2016

Unist'ot'en camp not blockade or protest

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In 2010, members of the Unist'ot'en First Nation set up a camp near Houston, B.C. in the path of two proposed pipelines. Six years later, the camp has evolved into a healing centre for youth.
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Mar 21, 2016

Why Honduran activist Berta Cáceres was assassinated

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Berta Cáceres was a leading organizer for Indigenous land rights and the environment in Honduras, a country where that's a very dangerous thing to be. Beverley Bell explains why she was targeted.
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Mar 17, 2016

Renewed interest in idea of guaranteed annual income

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For a short period of time in the 1970s, the government of Manitoba gave the people of Dauphin a guaranteed annual income. The results were remarkable. Now this idea is being talked about again.
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Mar 16, 2016

CBSA conducting raids on caregivers in B.C. and Yukon

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Project Guardian is a Canada Border Services Agency project targeting foreign caregivers in their employers' homes. Advocates say workers are being penalized for leaving exploitative workplaces.

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