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Support from surprising places – a small town rural community bands together to free Honduran political prisonerJanet Spring lives the small rural community of Elmvale, Ontario. When her son-in-law was imprisoned in Honduras for political activism, her community rallied to help.
|Talking Radical Radio September 25 Amanda Wilson and Dan Sawyer talk about the work of the Punch Up Collective to help other people form collectives of their own.|
|Asia Pacific Currents September 25 The workers' movement has many examples of activists who over time lose their radical politics and accommodate themselves to the confines and rules of the capitalist system.|
|rabble radio September 20 Catastrophic climate change is a domino effect, according to scientist Will Steffen. Good news .. the dominoes haven’t started falling yet. But they will if we stay on the current path.|
|The Hum Podcast September 20 Alice Kim joins The Hum this week to discuss how defecting from North Korea affects families, the normalization of Kim Jong-un, and her hopes for a re-unified Korea.|
|Asia Pacific Currents September 19 The elections earlier this year in May saw the Barisan Nasional lose power after 61 years. Tian Chua, a vice-president of People's Justice Party (PKR), talks about the new government.|
|face2face September 19 Director Gail Harvey and producer Marina Cordoni talk about the cement ceiling for women, hard work, collaboration, pushing boundaries, and challenges women in the film industry face.|
|Talking Radical Radio September 18 High school student Indygo Arscott talks about a day of walkouts and other actions against the Ontario provincial government's changes to curriculum and classrooms.|
|Needs No Introduction September 13 The author of "Hope and Despair: My Struggle to Free My Husband, Maher Arar" shares the podium with her daughter, poet Barâa Arar.|
|Asia Pacific Currents September 12 Samsung Electronics has a shocking health and safety record. After years of campaigning, actions and sit-ins, workers are now getting a voice.|
|Talking Radical Radio September 11 Farrah Khan and Shannon Giannitsopoulou talk about the work of the organization Femifesto to challenge rape culture in the media.|
|rabble radio September 6 It's hard to be a progressive activist in small communities which have a history of electing conservatives. Keenan Aylwin and Victoria Fenner talk about social change in their home of Barrie, Ontario.|
|The Hum Podcast September 5 Lia Grimanis joins us this week to discuss our misunderstandings about mental health and homelessness, why people with autism are especially vulnerable and which world records she broke in high heels.|
|face2face September 5 Mike Mizerski talks to David Peck about fear, football, mottos and mantras, his longtime battle against cancer, the road to recovery and why family, friends and community are so important.|
|Talking Radical Radio September 4 Annelies Cooper, Gita Madan, Craig Fortier, and Robyn Letson talk about the Field of Dreamers Cooperative Softball Association.|
|Asia Pacific Currents September 4 Atomic bombs were first used against Japan in 1945. Their destructive power was immense. The global nuclear arsenal has only grown since then, but the fight to outlaw nuclear weapons continues.|
|rabble radio August 30 As commercial media abandons our communities, non-profit community media is stepping up as an alternative. Some ideas about what they’d do with a fraction of the budget that for-profits would need.|
|Talking Radical Radio August 28 Evan Balgord speaks about the work of the Canadian Anti-Hate Network.|
|Asia Pacific Currents August 24 The last 20 years has seen a big rise in temporary migrant workers in Australia. They often need specialized support. The Migrant Workers Centre in Melbourne has been recently set up to do this.|
|The Hum Podcast August 22 Colleen Hele-Cardinal talks about how she perceived being Indigenous as a child, intergenerational trauma, and how Canada has failed to address its past treatment of Indigenous peoples.|
|Talking Radical Radio August 21 Amara Possian and Jodie Tonita have connections with movement-building work in both the U.S. and Canada, and they talk about what the work looks like and what those of us in Canada can learn.|
|Asia Pacific Currents August 21 In every country, capitalists and their allies use racism as a way to divide and weaken the working class. The issue is not only how to counter it but also how to build solidarity.|
|Needs No Introduction August 16 Professor Michel Chossudovsky links the 9/11 attacks to more recent wars, theorizing that it's all part of a larger plan. Recorded on June 8, 2018 by Global Research News Hour.|
'21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act': Bob Joseph and the Indigenous community in CanadaBob Joseph and David Peck talk about the Indian Act, identity, culture and potlatches, Canadian soul searching and why we’re not a melting pot.
|rabble radio August 9 Maxine Betteridge-Moes of Farm Radio International talks to Esther Armah about Coalition Against Sexual Abuse (CASA)’s campaign to end violence against young girls in Ghana’s schools.|
|The Hum Podcast August 8 Hip-hop sensation and activist Emmanuel Jal talks about his childhood, how music provided an important platform for his cause, and Kanye West.|
|Asia Pacific Currents August 8 Migrant workers make up to a third of the whole workforce in Malaysia. Their insecure visa status makes them very vulnerable to exploitation and government repression|
|Talking Radical Radio August 7 Ralph Jean-Paul and Travis Ross talk about the Canada-Haiti Information Project and about the past and present of solidarity in Canada with the people of Haiti.|
Rethinking the possible: rabble assistant editor Sophia Reuss talks about why she decided to move back to the U.S.To stay in Canada or go back home is a question that Americans living in Canada sometimes ask themselves these politically volatile days. Here are one woman's reasons why she went back home.
|Talking Radical Radio July 31 Director Kai Reimer-Watts talks about 'Beyond Crisis', a documentary film that calls us to take action on climate change.|