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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Jun 26, 2006

Myths about healthcare in Canada and the U.S.

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A look behind the media reports of growing waitlists and short-staffed emergency rooms to the real differences between healthcare north and south of the border.
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Jun 22, 2006

Reaction to the arrests of 17 Muslim men in Ontario

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Sedef Arat-Koc is one of a group of people alarmed both by the media coverage and by the statements of politicians and pundits following the arrests of alleged terrorists earlier this month.
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Jun 15, 2006

CUPE passes boycott resolution against Israel

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900 delegates at the CUPE Ontario convention passed a resolution supporting an international boycott against Israel for its policies towards Palestinians.
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Jun 10, 2006

Art School Confidential

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Laura Lamb has spent a lot of time in art schools - both as a student and a teacher. She shares her thoughts on the new satire by Terry Zwigoff.
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Jun 8, 2006

New play about Rachel Corrie

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Rachel Corrie was crushed to death by an Israeli bulldozer while defending a Palestinian home against demolition. A new play explores her writing.
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Jun 6, 2006

The growing democracy movement in Egypt

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Since the end of the Sadat regime 25 years ago, popular pressure for democracy has been repressed. But a year and a half ago there was a revival which is shaking up the current regime.
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Jun 2, 2006

Leila Khaled Hijacker

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A review of a new film by Swedish filmmaker Lina Makboul about Leila Khaled who hijacked two planes in 1969 and 1970.
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Jun 1, 2006

Guatanamo North

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Five men are still being held in Canada with no charges laid against them and without the right to see evidence against them. We speak with Matthew Behrens of the Campaign Against Secret Trials.
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May 31, 2006

Torture of protesters in Atenco

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First-hand accounts are slowly surfacing of the treatment of protesters in San Salvador Atenco in Mexico. We speak with Felicitas Treue of the Collective against Torture and Impunity in Mexico City.
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May 30, 2006

The myth of green nuclear power

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The nuclear industry is touting nuclear power as the clean-air solution to the upcoming energy crisis. John Bennett of the Sierra Club of Canada begs to differ.
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May 26, 2006

The music they brought with them

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Early immigrants arrived in Canada with few material possessions but a rich cultural heritage, which included music and song. Once here, the music of migrants from all over the world cross-fertilized
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May 24, 2006

Stanley Park's secret

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Vancouver's largest urban park was home to families who were forcibly evicted to create the well-known seawall path that encircles the park. Jean Barman's latest book uncovers the hidden history of St
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May 17, 2006

Palestine, Israel and me

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Laura Lamb reviews a forum theatre production that grapples with the political fallout in Canada of events in the Middle East.
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May 15, 2006

Immigration raids on Toronto schools

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Bruce Davis is a Toronto District School Board trustee. He is very concerned about the recent actions of immigration authorities in Toronto schools.
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May 14, 2006

The debate over the census

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The Count Me Out Project is calling for minimum cooperation with the census; Murray Dobbin disagrees. We talk to both sides in this debate.
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May 12, 2006

Photos of war and resistance in Colombia

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Jesus Abad Colorado is a photojournalist from Colombia. An exhibition of his recent photos in on display in Vancouver. Laura Lamb went to see it.
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May 10, 2006

A day without immigrants

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This Mayday, immigrants in the United States staged a nationwide boycott that shut down stores, transportation and schools. We speak with Javier Rodriguez, spokesperson for the March 25 coalition in L
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May 9, 2006

Police repression in Atenco, Mexico

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Last week, police attacked people in Texcoco and San Salvator Atenco, two towns just outside Mexico City. The violence is related to plans to build a Walmart in one of the towns.
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May 8, 2006

A conversation with anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan

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Cindy Sheehan's son Casey was killed in Iraq, five days after he got there. Last year, she set up camp outside George Bush's ranch in Crawford, Texas in an attempt to get the President to tell her why

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