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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Building solidarity between migrant and Canadian workers

December 17, 2014
| Chris Ramsaroop and Melisa LaRue talk about a grassroots effort to build relationships and solidarity between temporary foreign workers and Canadian workers.
Length: 28:34 minutes (26.16 MB)
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The Red Hand Coalition and the fight against austerity in Quebec

December 10, 2014
| Joël Pedneault talks about the Red Hand Coalition, one of the main anti-austerity formations in Quebec, and the rising tide of struggle heading into the spring.
Length: 28:17 minutes (25.91 MB)
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Defending land and nationhood after the Mount Polley disaster

December 3, 2014
| Kanahus Manuel talks about the struggle by the Secwepemc Nation and its allies to defend the land and assert their nationhood after the massive Mount Polley tailings pond spill.
Length: 28:27 minutes (26.05 MB)
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Working against war and militarism in Winnipeg

November 26, 2014
| Glenn Michalchuk talks about the work of Peace Alliance Winnipeg against war and militarism, and about his own three decades of anti-war organizing.
Length: 28:20 minutes (25.94 MB)
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Beit Zatoun: From Palestine to important multi-movement infrastructure in Toronto

November 19, 2014
| Robert Massoud talks about Toronto grassroots space and cultural centre Beit Zatoun.
Length: 28:16 minutes (25.89 MB)
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Health workers radicalizing health struggles

November 12, 2014
| Martha Roberts talks about the Alliance for People's Health, a collective of health workers and organizers committed to radicalizing analyses of health and to the struggle for health for all.
Length: 28:17 minutes (25.91 MB)
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Bringing together Black students, scholars, and communities in Montreal

November 5, 2014
| Rosalind Hampton talks about Community-University Talks, a group at McGill University supporting dialogue and collaboration among Black students, scholars, and communities in Montreal.
Length: 28:25 minutes (26.02 MB)
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The Occupy-inspired grassroots revitalization of a marginalized neighbourhood

October 29, 2014
| TJ Travis speaks about The Bloomfield House, a grassroots revitalization and community empowerment initiative in the Sandwich Town neighbourhood of Windsor, Ontario.
Length: 28:11 minutes (25.81 MB)
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Mining justice: Local work in a global struggle

October 22, 2014
| Beth Dollaga speaks about the Vancouver-based work of the Mining Justice Alliance against the global injustices endemic to Canada's mining industry.
Length: 28:06 minutes (25.74 MB)
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Exposing and challenging environmental racism in Nova Scotia

October 15, 2014
| Ingrid Waldron and Lorne Julien talk about a project that seeks to understand and to build capacity to challenge environmetnal racism in African Nova Scotian and Mi'qmak communities.
Length: 28:25 minutes (26.02 MB)