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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Physicians mobilizing in defense of health care for refugees

July 1, 2015
| Dr. Hasan Sheikh talks about the work by Canadian Doctors for Refugee Care attempting to reverse the cruel 2012 cuts to health care for refugees.
Length: 28:33 minutes (26.15 MB)
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Reconciling queerness and faith at the Human RITES Conference

June 24, 2015
| Kim Holmes-Younger and Pam Rocker talk about a Calgary conference that brought people from multiple faiths together to discuss LGBTQ experiences of religion.
Length: 28:43 minutes (26.3 MB)
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To defeat austerity, we need solidarity

June 17, 2015
| Kevin Skerrett talks about the Ottawa-based anti-austerity group Solidarity Against Austerity.
Length: 28:38 minutes (26.22 MB)
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Building Indigenous unity through the Wild Salmon Caravan

June 10, 2015
| Eddie Gardner and Dawn Morrison talk about the Wild Salmon Caravan, a journey from B.C.'s headwaters to the sea in defence of wild salmon, water and Indigenous sovereignty.
Length: 28:29 minutes (26.08 MB)
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Another politics: Movement-building in the 21st century

June 3, 2015
| Chris Dixon talks about his new book, which explores an emerging radical political current in North American social movements.
Length: 28:43 minutes (26.3 MB)
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Community and the environment vs. development in Bedford, N.S.

May 27, 2015
| Sandra Banfield and Mark Currie talk about the struggle by residents of Bedford, Nova Scotia, to save their community's natural waterfront from infilling and development.
Length: 28:35 minutes (26.18 MB)
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Opposing militarism outside Canada's largest arms fair

May 20, 2015
| Ria Heynen, Jo Wood and Matthew Behrens talk about organizing against CANSEC, Canada's largest weapons fair.
Length: 28:20 minutes (25.94 MB)
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Histories of women in the labour movement

May 13, 2015
| Joey Hartman, a labour activist and a proponent of movement-based grassroots history, talks about the history of women in the labour movement.
Length: 28:04 minutes (25.7 MB)
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Working While Black in Nova Scotia

May 6, 2015
| Folami Jones, Matthew Byard and Ben Sichel talk about a new project responding to anti-Black racism experienced in Nova Scotia workplaces.
Length: 28:27 minutes (26.05 MB)
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More than just a building: Friends of the Khyber defend a community resource

April 29, 2015
| Rebecca Rose and Susan Wolf talk about a Halifax campaign to save the Khyber Building, which for decades has housed community initiatives in downtown Halifax.
Length: 28:22 minutes (25.98 MB)