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 21, 2015

Film: Line in the Sand

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A new movie documents the realities on the ground for people who live along the Northern Gateway pipeline route in Northern Alberta and B.C. Jim Mainguy speaks with filmmaker Tomas Borsa.
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May 21, 2015

Systemic racism: Is that a thing?

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The racial justice organization Race Forward and hip-hop DJ Jay Smooth teamed up to create a series of short monologues on systemic racism. The videos they produced have gone viral.
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May 20, 2015

Bill C-51 extends attack on Muslims to all Canadians

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Itrath Syed says many of the provisions of Bill C-51 have already been visited upon Canada's Muslim communities. She spoke at Go Vote For the Change You Want in Vancouver last month.
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May 19, 2015

Maude Barlow: Fall 2015 will be a watershed election

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Maude Barlow believes Stephen Harper will be gone after the next election, as long as people mobilize to vote him out. She tells a Vancouver audience why the Conservatives have to go.
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May 7, 2015

Fukushima nuclear disaster four years on

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In 2011, the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear reactor in Japan experienced a triple meltdown. Japanese officials still don't have a clear idea of what has happened inside the reactor.
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May 6, 2015
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Parents shifting away from car ownership

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People with young children have many reasons to prefer cars to other forms of transportation. Yet a new study shows that parents are keen to reduce their car use despite the challenges.
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May 5, 2015

Access to transit improves health

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In Metro Vancouver, some communities have a lot of transportation options, others are primarily designed for cars. A new survey shows a clear link between health and access to public transit.
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May 4, 2015

From private lawn to urban farm

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Homeowners throughout Vancouver have allowed a local farming collective to rip up their front lawns and plant vegetables. In the process, they discover that sustainable living is possible in the city.
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Apr 28, 2015

Book: A Better Place on Earth

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The divide between rich and poor in British Columbia is wider than in any other province. Andrew MacLeod documents the corrosive impact of inequality in his new book.
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Apr 27, 2015

Book: The Last Bonobo

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The bonobo is one of our closest relatives in the animal kingdom. Unlike chimpanzees and humans, bonobos live in peaceful groups led by dominant older females.
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Apr 26, 2015

A radio renaissance in Seattle area

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Sabrina Roach, of the Puget Sound Community Radio Cohort, talks about the new low-power FM radio stations which will soon begin broadcasting in the Seattle area.
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Apr 22, 2015

Quebec students on strike against austerity

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Scenes of Montreal streets filled with striking students are reminiscent of the 2012 campaign against tuition hikes. This time, students are protesting a harsh province-wide austerity program.
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Apr 17, 2015

Heiltsuk occupy DFO office, close down herring fishery

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Last month, the Department of Fisheries and Ocean declared a surprise opening of a herring fishery on the Central Coast that has been closed for nine years, without consulting the local First Nation.
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Apr 8, 2015

Human cost of mining industry

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The mining industry threatens the lands and lives of Indigenous peoples all over the world. In this segment, Jane Williams speaks with Chandu Claver, a doctor and activist from the Philippines.
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Apr 8, 2015

The cult of the entrepreneur

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Alan Sears argues that a belief in the transformative power of entrepreneurship has seeped into the pores of our culture to such an extent that it's seen as the answer to all our economic woes.
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Apr 2, 2015

Losing our grip on the family farm

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As investors buy up farms and manage them for short-term profit, the land and our food sovereignity are put at risk. A report by the National Farmers Union details the scale of the threat.
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Mar 30, 2015

Bill C-51 a threat to all Canadians

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The Harper government has been forced to respond to the outcry about Bill C-51 and propose a handful of amendments. But the changes won't satisfy the concerns of the BC Civil Liberties Association.
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Mar 19, 2015

Radical Brownies of East Oakland

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The Radical Brownies are a troop of 8- to 12-year-old girls in the Bay Area who earn badges for units like radical beauty and environmental justice. Anayvette Martinez is one of the founders.

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