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!
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Grassroots Dene people defending the land in northern Saskatchewan

March 25, 2015
| Don Montgrand and Candyce Paul talk about the Northern Dene Trappers Alliance, highway blockades, defending the land, and cultural resurgence.
Length: 28:16 minutes (25.89 MB)
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Transportation not Deportation: A migrant justice victory in Vancouver

March 18, 2015
| Daniel Tseghay and Daniel Wexel talk about a recent victory in a campaign to make public transit a space of safety rather than fear for undocumented migrants in Vancouver.
Length: 28:02 minutes (25.67 MB)
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The fight against fracking in the Far North

March 11, 2015
| Lorraine Hewlett, Shannon Moore, and Courtney Howard talk about Fracking Action North and the fight against hydraulic fracturing in the Northwest Territories.
Length: 28:06 minutes (25.73 MB)
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Austerity sparks student mobilization on a quiet Manitoba campus

March 4, 2015
| Kaitlyn Gibson and Ian McDonald talk about the new Student Action Network at the University of Manitoba, and its fight to stop major budget cuts.
Length: 28:10 minutes (25.8 MB)
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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)