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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HandyDART Riders' Alliance: Vancouver's paratransit riders get organized

February 25, 2015
| Craig Langston and Tim Louis talk with me about the harsh impacts of declining paratransit service levels, and about organizing riders in response.
Length: 28:41 minutes (26.27 MB)
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UPop Montréal: A free, grassroots 'université populaire'

February 18, 2015
| Étienne Lepage talks with me about the work of UPop Montreal to create grassroots community spaces for learning, encounter, and critical dialogue.
Length: 28:43 minutes (26.29 MB)
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The fight for a legal right to housing in Canada

February 11, 2015
| Helen Luu and Ann Fitzpatrick of the Right to Housing Coalition talk about the struggle to win a legal right to housing in Canada.
Length: 28:34 minutes (26.16 MB)
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Love Intersections: Storytelling, queerness, intersectionality, solidarity, and love

February 4, 2015
| Jen Sung, Andy Holmes, and David Ng talk about Love Intersections, a community & online project exploring storytelling, intersectionality, and solidarity.
Length: 28:49 minutes (26.38 MB)
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Radical Desi: A monthly grassroots magazine out of Vancouver

January 28, 2015
| Gurpreet Singh talks about the first year of publishing Radical Desi, a monthly magazine that covers alternative politics.
Length: 28:36 minutes (26.2 MB)
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Lynn Gehl: Centring Indigenous knowledge

January 21, 2015
| Lynn Gehl talks about her journey of struggle as an Algonquin Anishnabe woman, and the importance of centring Indigenous knowledge.
Length: 28:25 minutes (26.03 MB)
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Unjustly extradited, still fighting: Justice for Hassan Diab

January 14, 2015
| Donald Pratt and Peter Gose talk about the struggle to defend wrongfully accused Ottawa academic Hassan Diab.
Length: 28:24 minutes (26.01 MB)
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The world's first union for harm reduction workers

January 7, 2015
| Zoë Dodd and Peter Leslie talk about the organizing involved in the new Toronto Harm Reduction Workers Union.
Length: 28:30 minutes (26.1 MB)
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Transformation through theatre in British Columbia

December 31, 2014
| David Diamond and David Ng talk about their work as part of Theatre for Living (formerly Headlines Theatre) in Vancouver.
Length: 28:17 minutes (25.9 MB)
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Inside the #BlackLivesMatter organizing in Toronto

December 24, 2014
| Yolen Bollo-Kamara talks about the organizing happening in Toronto under the banner of "Black Lives Matter."
Length: 28:24 minutes (26.01 MB)