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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Oct 31, 2015

Kate Harding on the alarming rise of rape culture

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Author and columnist Kate Harding brings wit, sarcasm and righteous fury to a dark topic in her new book Asking For It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture and What We Can Do About It.
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Oct 28, 2015

African Americans shut out of rebuilding of New Orleans

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After Katrina, residents of New Orleans were scattered across 44 states. Ten years later, many African Americans have not been able to return. Monique Harden says disaster profiteering is to blame.
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Oct 26, 2015

A climate welcome for Justin Trudeau

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Thousands of people are planning to converge on 24 Sussex Drive next month to welcome Canada's new PM. They will be bearing gifts from around the country and demanding real action on climate change.
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Oct 25, 2015

Death in a Dumpster: The Musical

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Death in a Dumpster is based on a short play by renowned anti-poverty activist and author Sheila Baxter. It's been written, composed and performed by a group of street-involved youth.
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Oct 22, 2015

Current climate change reporting breeds cynicism

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When the media only reports on the failures of international climate politics, people lose hope. Shane Gunster says success stories are there and need to be told to inspire citizens to action.
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Oct 19, 2015

Furor over niqab normalizes racist debate

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By the end of today, the debate over the niqab will disappear from view. However, there will be a lasting impact for Muslim women and men, according to Itrath Syed.
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Oct 17, 2015

Rising meat consumption disaster for environment

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People worldwide are eating more and more meat, leading to a loss of biodiversity, an increase in greenhouse gases and and land grabs in the global south. Brian Machovina says it's time to cut down.
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Oct 14, 2015

Black Lives Matter - Toronto

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The Black Lives Matter movement started in the U.S. in 2012. In the past three years, it’s become a global movement. Pascale Diverlus is co-founder of the Toronto chapter.
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Oct 5, 2015

TPP threatens Canadian food sovereignty

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Trade ministers from 12 countries reached agreement yesterday on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, creating the largest trading bloc in the world. Canadian dairy farmers are big losers in the deal.
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Oct 3, 2015

We can afford the Leap

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In September, Naomi Klein launched the Leap Manifesto, outlining a bold new vision for a just and sustainable future. Seth Klein has done an economic analysis to show how the Leap can be funded.
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Sep 20, 2015

DTES residents dying at eight times the national average

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A UBC study following residents of single-room occupancy hotels over four years found that the risk of dying from chronic health conditions was surprisingly high, especially for mental health issues.
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Sep 14, 2015

Stephen Harper worst PM on the economy since 1946

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The Conservative government's reliance on austerity and trickle-down economics has led to the most poorly performing Canadian economy since the Second World War, according to Jim Stanford.

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