Redeye

The rabble podcast network offers an alternative take on politics, entertainment, society, stories, community and life in general. All opinions belong to the podcaster; however, podcasters are expected to adhere to our guidelines. We welcome new podcasters -- contact us for details.

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 16, 2015

Book: Canoe Crossings

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The canoe has played a integral role in the lives of people in Canada for thousands of years. A new book takes us from the earliest days of the canoe to its current place in the culture of B.C.
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Mar 15, 2015

Film: One River, Many Relations

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The Mikesew Cree and Athabasca Chipewan First Nations live along the Athabaska River, downstream from the Alberta tar sands, a project which affects almost every aspect of their daily lives.
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Mar 10, 2015

Book: The Urban Cycling Survival Guide

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Yvonne Bambrick has been cycling in traffic for years. She wrote this new book to help both new riders and veteran cyclists gain the skills to negotiate city streets safely.
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Mar 2, 2015

Leaks reveal scope of government spying on Canadians

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Recent revelations show that Canada's electronic spy agency analyzes up to 15 million downloads per day. The CSE is also tracking visits to government websites and collecting emails to MPs.
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Feb 26, 2015

Women in mariachi music

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Traditional mariachi musicians wear black suits with silver buttons down the pant legs and they're all men. But women have been involved in mariachi music for decades.
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Feb 23, 2015

Canadian family policies stuck in the past

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Today's families need child care, parental leave for dads and tax measures that help lower earners -- not income-splitting -- according to the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
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Feb 22, 2015

200 wolves to be shot from helicopters in B.C.

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The provincial government plans to kill 200 wolves this year in an attempt to protect dwindling caribou herds. Krista Roessingh says the real problem is habitat loss and human encroachment.
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Feb 22, 2015

Understanding Vancouver's transportation referendum

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In the middle of March, registered voters in Metro Vancouver will be asked to approve a 0.5 per cent increase to sales tax to fund improvements to the transportation infrastructure in the region.
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Feb 20, 2015

Challenging solitary confinement in Canadian prisons

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International human rights groups say extended solitary confinement amounts to torture. Yet there are as many as 1800 people in solitary confinement in federal or provincial prisons.

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