Talking Radical Radio

Talking Radical Radio

Talking Radical Radio brings you grassroots voices from across Canada. Each week, we hear from an active participant in one of this country's many grassroots groups, organizations, movements, and communities-in-struggle to learn about what they do, how they do it, and why they do it. Learn more at http://TalkingRadical.ca/radio/!
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Activist seniors raising a ruckus in Edmonton

July 23, 2014
| Carol Wodak and Noel Somerville talk about a grassroots group of older adults in Edmonton who work for social justice.
Length: 28:29 minutes (26.09 MB)
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Kicking war off campus: Demilitarize McGill

July 16, 2014
| Kevin Paul and Arabella Colombier talk about student organizing to get military research off the campus of McGill University in Montreal.
Length: 28:13 minutes (25.84 MB)
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Seeking justice for Ottawa's janitors

July 9, 2014
| On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, organizers Christine Bro and Doug Nesbitt talk about the "Justice for Janitors" campaign in Ottawa.
Length: 28:59 minutes (26.55 MB)
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Feminist summer camp in Saskatoon

July 2, 2014
| Tanya Andrusieczko talks about what it took to make Saskatoon's first-ever feminist summer camp a reality.
Length: 28:59 minutes (26.55 MB)
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The perils of NGOization for Canadian social movements

June 25, 2014
| Organizer and author Dru Oja Jay talks about how NGOs have undermined, prevented, and co-opted grassroots social movement organizing in Canada.
Length: 28:48 minutes (26.38 MB)
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Fighting a pipeline and toxic colonialism

June 19, 2014
| Vanessa Gray of Aamjiwnaang First Nation talks about the struggles against Chemical Valley, the Line 9 pipeline, and toxic colonialism more broadly.
Length: 28:51 minutes (26.41 MB)
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Radical arts, radical memory

June 11, 2014
| Stefan Christoff talks about the work with multiple cultural and artistic forms by the Howl! Arts Collective in Montreal as part of broader movements for radical social change.
Length: 28:28 minutes (26.07 MB)
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Small-town Saskatchewan fights back against the mining industry

June 4, 2014
| Ken Crush, Cathy Holtslander and Lyle Orchard talk about the fight against Fortune Minerals' plans to build an ore processing plant between two small Saskatchewan towns.
Length: 28:27 minutes (26.05 MB)
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Against gentrification in Vancouver

May 28, 2014
| On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Jean Swanson and Phoenix talk about their work against the gentrification of the Downtown Eastside neighbourhood in Vancouver.
Length: 28:22 minutes (25.97 MB)
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A rad queer and trans resurgence in Halifax

May 21, 2014
| On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, organizer Jude Ashburn talks about a recent upsurge in radical queer and trans organizing in Halifax.
Length: 28:32 minutes (26.13 MB)