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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Mar 19, 2006

Pharmaceutical drugs in our drinking water

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Blood pressure medications, birth control pills, antibiotics - residues of all these substances are now being detected in our ground water and municipal water systems.
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Mar 17, 2006

A Palestinian village resists Israel's wall

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The village of Bil'in has become the focus of protests against the wall that is separating Palestinian villagers from their fields. Jon Elmer is a Canadian photographer and journalist who has just ret
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Mar 15, 2006

Abandoned railroad to become greenway for Vancouver

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When Canadian Pacific stopped using their Arbutus railway line, they asked the city of Vancouver to re-zone it for commerical development. When the city refused, CPR took them all the way to the Supre
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Mar 13, 2006

Canada's role in Afghanistan

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Now the federal election is over, some political parties are calling for a debate over Canadian involvement in Afghanistan, an issue all the parties ignored during the campaign.
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Mar 10, 2006

Munich: a film by Stephen Spielberg

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Mordecai Briemberg went to see the film and share his thoughts. Also in this show, a conversation with artist Claudia Bernal about her show "Monument to Ciudad Juarez"
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Mar 8, 2006

"See Hamas for what it is"

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This was the headline of an editorial published by the Globe and Mail on February 15. Samah Sabawi challenged the writer, Marcus Gee, on his sources for the article.
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Mar 6, 2006

Water privatization in Whistler

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Whistler council just voted to allow operation of their wastewater system to go to a private company. One of the bidders is Vivendi. The Council of Canadians see this as the thin edge of the wedge.
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Mar 5, 2006

Stockwell Day, Minister of Public Safety

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Immigration lawyer and activist Zool Suleman comments on Day's plans to bring in a national ID card for Canadians, as well as armed border guards and an American-style border patrol.
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Feb 26, 2006

U.S. National Security Agency spying on Americans

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In December, a New York Times report identified the existence of a secret domestic surveillance program. Attorneys at the Centre for Constitutional Rights suspect that they are one of the targets of t
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Feb 23, 2006

Childcare advocate in B.C. resigns

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Heather Northrup has sat on an advisory group to the provinical government for the past seven years. When she found out Gordon Campbell's response to Stephen Harper's plans for child care, she resigne
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Feb 19, 2006

It's not about free speech versus Islamic fundamentalism

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An in-depth conversation with essayist and author Rahat Kurd. A feminist and a Muslim, she has thought deeply about the furor over the Danish cartoons and reveals a lot more nuances in the situation t
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Feb 13, 2006

Ethics of Harper's cabinet

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David Emerson switched parties, Michael Fortier wasn't elected, Gordon O'Connor went from lobbyist for defence companies to Minister of Defence. Duff Conacher of Democracy Watch discusses the ethics o
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Feb 10, 2006

Looking beyond the organic label

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Organic has become mainstream. Walmart says that it's the fastest-growing food category in its stores. Local brewer Rebecca Kneen says this mass marketing of the organic label is somehow missing the p
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Feb 7, 2006

Nike shoes and native masks

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Brian Jungen startling simulations of Northwest Coast Aboriginal masks are made from disassembled athletic shoes. Josh Brandon reviews his new show at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Also in this show, a r
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Feb 5, 2006

Vancouver at a transportation crossroads

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The provincial government announced plans this week to spend $2500 billion on highways in Greater Vancouver. Many fear this will turn Vancouver into a Los Angeles of the north.
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Feb 2, 2006

An election in Bolivia; a sham in Nepal

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Journalist and activist Adriana Paz talks about her hopes for the new government of Evo Morales and the challenges that it faces. Also in this show, a look at the current situation in Nepal on the ann

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