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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Demanding reparations for slavery: Canadian organizing within a global struggle

September 2, 2015
| Cikiah Thomas, chair of the Global African Congress, talks about Canadian participation in the worldwide struggle for reparations for slavery.
Length: 28:42 minutes (26.29 MB)
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Project Slut: Young women challenging rape culture, slut shaming, and high school dress codes

August 26, 2015
| Andy Villanueva and Kerin Bethel-John talk about student organizing against dress codes in Toronto high schools.
Length: 28:34 minutes (26.16 MB)
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Activists meeting, learning, and recharging in rural Nova Scotia

August 19, 2015
| Hillary Lindsay and Omri Haiven talk about the Tatamagouche Summer Free School that happens each August on Nova Scotia's north shore.
Length: 28:43 minutes (26.29 MB)
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A new grassroots resource for settlers to learn about Canada's colonial present and past

August 12, 2015
| Monique Woroniak and Liz Carlson talk about a new website that supports settlers who are educating ourselves about Canada's deeply colonial reality.
Length: 28:35 minutes (26.18 MB)
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Fighting for a $15 minimum wage in British Columbia

August 5, 2015
| Irene Lanzinger, president of the B.C. Federation of Labour, talks about the campaign in her province to raise the minimum wage.
Length: 28:27 minutes (26.06 MB)
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From bookstore to community organizing space and activist infrastructure

July 29, 2015
| Bonnie Heilman and Peter Garden talk about the growth of a new community organizing centre from a grassroots independent bookstore in Saskatoon.
Length: 28:47 minutes (26.36 MB)
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Not yet Canada's Syriza, but a small step in that direction

July 22, 2015
| Kyle Buott talks about a recent gathering in Halifax of anti-austerity and anti-capitalist organizations from across Canada.
Length: 28:42 minutes (26.29 MB)
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ACSEXE+: Talking disability and sexuality in Montreal

July 15, 2015
| Aimee Louw and Charli Lessard talk about a new project in Montreal that deals with questions of disability and sexuality.
Length: 28:39 minutes (26.24 MB)
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Saskatchewan: Racist policing, community mobilization

July 8, 2015
| Robyn Pitawanakwat and Andrew Loewen talk about the latest wave of (mostly Indigenous) community mobilization in Regina over longstanding concerns about policing.
Length: 28:27 minutes (26.06 MB)
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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)