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 15, 2015
Street vendors

Vancouver police crack down on street vendors

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Many of the city's poorest residents survive by street vending on Hastings Street. Now they have been moved off to back streets as part of a long campaign to move low-income people out of the area.
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Dec 13, 2015

U.S. think tank pushing for confrontation with China

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The Council on Foreign Relations is the most influential think tank in the U.S. In a recent report, it says the U.S. should abandon attempts to integrate China, and instead seek to isolate it.
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Dec 13, 2015

War on terror and the growth of ISIS

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In the wake of the attacks in Paris last month, the French government vowed to escalate surveillance of Muslims. Paul Gottinger says we need to move beyond what he calls the hysteria of vengeance.
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Dec 9, 2015
Agroecology in Africa

Organic methods transform agriculture in Africa

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For years, corporations have been insisting that fertilizers and GMOs are the only way to feed the world. But a new report shows the remarkable success of agro-ecological methods in Africa.
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Dec 2, 2015

Organizing against Islamophobia in Toronto's East End

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Thorncliffe and Flemingdon are two working class communities in Toronto. Last month, a Muslim woman in Flemingdon Park was attacked by a group of men while she was taking her children to school.
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Nov 28, 2015

Worldwide climate mobilization on eve of Paris summit

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More than 2,400 events are planned around the world for November 29 to pressure delegates to the Paris climate summit to come up with a policy that will be effective in challenging climate change.
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Nov 23, 2015

Haida Gwaii: The Edge of the World

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Film director Charles Wilkinson travelled to Haida Gwaii and found a community of people living a sustainable life independent of corporate rule and extreme resource extraction.
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Nov 22, 2015

Plans for the arrival of 25,000 Syrian refugees

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Justin Trudeau has called on Canadians to reject racism and to welcome Syrians fleeing conflict. We speak with Janet Dench of the Canadian Council for Refugees about how people will be resettled.
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Nov 13, 2015

A fresh look at women in trades and technology

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A new radio documentary looks at the challenges facing young women when they decide to take up a trade. The program was produced by 20-year-old sound technician Mariessa Mcleod.
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Nov 12, 2015

Trudeau urged to reject Lake Huron nuclear waste dump

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Ontario Power Generation wants to bury low-level nuclear waste at a site just a few hundred metres from Lake Huron, the drinking water supply for 40 million people on both sides of the border.
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Nov 4, 2015

Deep Diversity: Overcoming Us vs. Them

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Shakil Choudhury reframes the debate on racial discrimination, using stories, recent findings in neuroscience and lessons from real-world interventions to offer a new approach to combating racism.
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Nov 4, 2015

TPP brings draconian copyright laws to Canada

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Under the recently finalized TPP trade deal, you could have your computer seized and destroyed if you use it to transfer tracks from a CD you bought to a smartphone you own.

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