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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Jul 30, 2015

Finance trumps democracy in Greece

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Greek voters rejected austerity in a referendum only to see their government approve the very economic measures they had just voted against. Louis Philippe Rochon says Greece needs to leave the EU.
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Jul 15, 2015

Economic Inequality: It's Far Worse Than You Think

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While everyone knows that the rich have a lot more money than the poor, we appear to have no idea just how big that gap is. A new article takes a look at our misconceptions about inequality.
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Jul 13, 2015

The rise of extreme energy

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Fossil fuels are now being extracted with more unconventional and more dangerous techniques. A new film looks at the rise of extreme energy and envisages the path towards a post-growth economy.
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Jul 13, 2015

Why Greeks voted no to austerity package

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Last weekend, Greek voters turned down the terms of a financial bailout. Costas Panayotakis explains what led 60% of voters to reject the deal and what will happen next in Greece.
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Jul 11, 2015

Austerity fuels generational divide

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In a talk hosted by the CCPA, Markus Moos explores the factors behind growing inequality between and within generations.
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Jun 18, 2015

The myth of abundance

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Canadian governments act as if fresh water will never run out. Maude Barlow calls this belief the myth of abundance. She details the threats facing our water supply in her new report, "Blue Betrayal."
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Jun 18, 2015

Free trade agreements enshrine corporate rights

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When governments try to protect the environment or promote the local economy, free trade agreements allow companies to sue for billions of dollars for lost profits. Murray Dobbin explains how.
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Jun 7, 2015

Majority of world's workers face job insecurity

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A recent report by the International Labour Organization finds that the changing nature of employment is contributing to inequality worldwide. Steven Tobin is senior economist with the ILO.
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Jun 7, 2015

Palestinians denied free access to Dead Sea

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Multidisciplinary artist Rehab Nazzal has taken a series of pictures of the Dead Sea from Jordan and from the occupied West Bank. In the photographs from the West Bank, we see no water at all.
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Jun 3, 2015

Book: 'The Sweet Sixteen'

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Linda Kay thought she was a pioneer as the first woman to write sports for the Chicago Tribune. Then she discovered that a woman was writing sports for the Globe and Mail in the 1930s.
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Jun 1, 2015

Forget shorter showers

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Derrick Jensen says that applying personal lifestyle solutions to the world's critical environmental threats is insignificant in the face of the problem. He says the only answer is collective action.
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May 29, 2015

Book: 'The Poor Get Prison'

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As the economy of the U.S. continues to stagnate, the banks have escaped scot free and the poor are targeted. Karen Dolan is author of a new report about the criminalization of poverty.
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May 22, 2015

Tribal parks on Aboriginal territories

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The Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation of Clayoquot Sound declared their first tribal park in 1984. Now there are four tribal parks in Tla-o-qui-aht territory and the model is being adopted elsewhere.

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