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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May 7, 2006

Threats to bird migrations

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A conversation with renowned author Scott Weidensaul about how human impact on the environment is threatening migrations that have existed for thousands of years.
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May 4, 2006

V for Vendetta

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A review of the recently released dystopian sci fi film from Britain.
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May 2, 2006

Nepali parliament meets for first time in 4 years

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Following the pledge of a ceasefire by the Maoist rebels and in response to weeks of protest in the streets of Kathmandu, the Nepalese parliament met this weekend for the first time since 2002.
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May 1, 2006

Six Nations land claim

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Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux gives some background to the dispute in Calendonia, Ontario. She lives on Chippewa Georgina Island First Nation and teaches political science and history at Laurentian Univers
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Apr 30, 2006

Canadian troops in Afghanistan

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All parties supported the continued presence of Canadian soldiers in Afghanistan in the Commons debate earlier this month. John Conway says we need a real debate in the media and in parliament.
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Apr 28, 2006

Language and collective memory

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Adeline Point was the last native speaker of a dialect of Musqueam. She passed away in 2002. Now the Musqueam Band and UBC's First Nations Languages Program are reviving the language through courses o
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Apr 27, 2006

Aging and memory loss

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Everyone's memory deteriorates with age, but increasing numbers of people are faced with the challenges brought by Alzheimer's and dementia. Dawn Hemingway talks about what people with severe memory l
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Apr 26, 2006

Nostalgia

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Do you ever feel an acute longing for familiar surroundings or the conditions of the past? Karen Mackintosh went out and about in her neighbourhood, asking people what they were nostalgic for. <br />
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Apr 25, 2006

Obliterating the past

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Dr. Ismail Zayid was born in the village of Beit Nuba, Palestine. His village was bulldozed by Israel in June 1967. The village was erased from the map. <br /> [part 3 of a 6-part series on memory]
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Apr 24, 2006

How we remember and why we forget

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Our memory makes us who we are. It's as unique to each person as our fingerprints. Yet we know very little about how it works and why it lets us down. We talk with Rebecca Rupp, author of &quot;Commit
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Apr 23, 2006

Howard Zinn on memory and history

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Henry Kissinger said that history is the memory of the state. Howard Zinn, author of &quot;A People's History of the United States&quot;, says people need to assert their collective memory and counter
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Apr 20, 2006

Making real books with kids

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A unique literacy project for children allows them to write and illustrate a story, then bind it into a book that looks as professional as any you might find in the children's section of your local li
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Apr 18, 2006

Mexican migrant workers denied health benefits

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Agricultural workers from Mexico are working in Canadian fields under the guest worker program. When they get to this country, they discover that working conditions are quite different from what they
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Apr 14, 2006

Remembering Charles Gagnon

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Charles Gagnon died last November. He was often described as the intellectual leader of the FLQ and later founded the revolutionary party En Lutte.
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Apr 12, 2006

The fight against anti-immigrant legislation in the U.S.

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We speak with veteran immigrant rights organizer Monica Hernandez about opposition to Bill 4437 that has brought people out into the streets in their thousands in cities across the U.S. over the past
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Mar 30, 2006

U.S. military bases and the war on terror

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The U.S. military base network is being reconfigured to enforce what Vice-President Dick Cheney calls &quot;the arrangement for the 21st century&quot;. We speak with Joseph Gerson of the American Frie
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Mar 28, 2006

New Orleans, 7 months after Katrina

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Tens of thousands of people went to New Orleans last month to celebrate Mardi Gras. Yet community groups there are fighting for basic infrastructure like schools and hospitals while streets of margina
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Mar 26, 2006

A Path out of Poverty

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People who are poor often stay poor unless they get money to go back to school. At one time, B.C. supported welfare recipients through school. Shauna Butterwick talks about what happened when those pr
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Mar 24, 2006

Blasting a highway through to Whistler

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Gordon Campbell promised the most sustainable Olympic games ever. For people fighting to save Eagle Ridge Bluffs in West Vancouver, that promise rings hollow.

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