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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Sep 22, 2006

Gaza under siege

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During the last 3 months, while world attention has been focused on Lebanon, Israel has killed more than 250 Palestinians and injured nearly 1000 civilians. We speak with writer and activist Ali Abuni
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Sep 20, 2006

Justice for Girls

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We often think of prisons as places for dangerous criminals. Yet more and more women and girls end up staying behind bars because there is no other place to protect them.
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Sep 15, 2006

Diet, energy and global warming

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A study by two Chicago biophysicists looks at the connections between diet and greenhouse gas emissions. They say that eating meat is like driving an SUV and eating plants is like riding a bicycle.
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Sep 13, 2006

Wheat Board under threat

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Bill C-300 seeks to amend the Canadian Wheat Board Act to allow producers to sell directly to processors, bypassing the Wheat Board. The National Farmers Union says it will be a disaster for small far
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Sep 12, 2006

Resort development in BC provincial parks

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The BC government is determined to make the province's parks pay their way. They recently announced plans to build luxury lodges and other accomodation in 12 parks.
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Sep 11, 2006

North of 9-11

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A new novel looks at the impact of September 11 on student politics and activism in Canada. The story is set in Montreal, in and around Concordia University, in the immediate aftermath of the bombings
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Sep 9, 2006

Update on worker-controlled enterprises in Argentina

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When 30 unemployed auto-parts workers walked into an idle factory in Buenos Aires, rolled out sleeping mats and refused to leave, it was the beginning of the recuperation movement in Argentina. Marie
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Sep 8, 2006

Vancouver City Council keeps the door open for Walmart

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Walmart's application to open a "green" store in Vancouver was turned down a year ago. Then there was an election and the new city council is much friendlier to the American retail giant.
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Sep 6, 2006

Remembering Murray Bookchin

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Murray Bookchin, the visionary social theorist and activist, died on July 30th at his home in Burlington, Vermont. Chaia Heller has been involved for over 20 years with the Institute for Social Ecolog
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Sep 2, 2006

The anti-war movement in Israel

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Israel's violent attacks on Lebanon are seen by the majority of Israelis as self-defence, rather than as aggression. Michel Warshawsky argues that this highlights the weakness of the Israeli peace mov
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Aug 30, 2006

Canada's response to Israel's attacks on Lebanon

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Canada's position on Lebanon has closely mirrored that of the United States. Daniel Freeman-Maloy looks at the specifics behind the Harper government's support for Israel.
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Aug 28, 2006

Hezbollah and the attack on Israel

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Sheik Hassan Nasrallah now says that attacking Israel was a mistake. Gilbert Achcar is a Lebanese author and intellectual. He discusses why Hezbollah launched the attack and what the effects have been
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Aug 22, 2006

Radical punk rock from Sweden

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Dennis Lyxzen is the with International Noise Conspiracy. Chris Spannos caught up with him during the sound check for the band's Vancouver show.
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Aug 15, 2006

Psychiatric survivors and the police

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Laura Sky's movie "Crisis Call" begins with the story of a young man shot and killed by police after an altercation on a city bus in Toronto.
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Aug 8, 2006

Guaranteed liveable income

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Cindy L'Hirondelle says we need a radical idea to tackle the problem of women and poverty. She thinks that a guaranteed liveable income for all is the answer.
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Jul 25, 2006

The Road to Guatanamo

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This docu-drama tells the story of 3 British Muslims captured in Afghanistan and held without charge for 2 years in Guatanamo.
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Jul 14, 2006

Building a radio station in a weekend

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The Prometheus Radio Project works with community groups in small towns across the United States to construct low power FM stations - and it all happens in 3 days.
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Jul 11, 2006

Attack on striking teachers in Oaxaca

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Teachers are in the forefront of union activism in Mexico, especially in the southern state of Oaxaca. Larry Kuehn of the BCTF talks about what happened when police attempted to crush a recent strike
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Jul 7, 2006

Sex workers and the law

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Prostitution is illegal but Revenue Canada says sex workers still need to declare their income. When they do, they're told that condoms are not a tax-deductible expense. A new report looks at how Cana
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Jul 4, 2006

Raven Travelling: 200 years of Haida art

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Raven Travelling opened in June at the Vancouver Art Gallery. The show presents nearly 300 of the finest artworks from the past two centuries. Vince Collison, curatorial intern and member of the Haid

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