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face2face December 6
Float Like A Butterfly
The beautiful new film "Float Like A Butterfly" is about family life, gender disparity, life as community, boxing as a metaphor, contradictions, laughter and the vicinity of truth.
face2face December 5
Image Copyright: Icelandic Film Company and Baldvin Z. Used with permission.
"Let Me Fall" is a beautiful and challenging new film about drug addiction, responsibility, life-changing moments, choice and why everything we do has a consequence that can affect others.
Talking Radical Radio December 4
Image: The image modified for use in this post is used with permission of Indigenous Land Defence Across Borders.
Terri Monture is a Mohawk woman of the Wolf Clan who lives in Toronto. Scott Neigh interviews her about the work of Indigenous Land Defence Across Borders.
Asia Pacific Currents December 4
Istanbul airport. Photo: Milan Suvajac/Wikimedia Commons
A labour activist at the Istanbul airport speaks out about the conditions facing workers and the recent events that saw hundreds of workers detained by the police.
Needs No Introduction November 29
'What is to Be Done?' - Brent Patterson talks talks to activists about navigating the current political moment
From his southwestern Ontario speaking tour, Brent Patterson talks about why it it's important to engage with the current political moment and keep being hopeful.
face2face November 29
Benjamin Gilmour and Sam Smith
Director Benjamin Gilmour and actor Sam Smith talk to David Peck about stereotypes, humanizing others, the absurdity of war, forgiveness, ethical codes, moral courage and suffering silence.
Talking Radical Radio November 27
A digital archive of feminist struggle in Canada
Alana Cattapan talks about Rise Up!, a digital archive of feminist activism in Canada from the 1970s through the 1990s.
face2face November 27
Ghost Fleet
A story about the illegal fishing industry in South East Asia, the environmental implications, slave labour, and rights-based activism.
rabble radio November 22
Indigenous workers in the BC Labour Movement - Rod Mickleburgh
Rod Mickleburgh, author of "On the Line - A History of the British Columbia Labour Movement," speaks to the Hospital Employees Union at their annual convention.
face2face November 21
The Elephant Queen
A story about a matriarch who will do everything in her power to protect her family. It’s about friendship & loss - a love letter to a species that could be gone from our planet in a generation.
Asia Pacific Currents November 20
Changes afoot in New Caledonia and Fiji
While the independence referendum and national elections confirmed the status quo, social changes are happening in both countries.
rabble radio November 15
2-15 Venezuela Colombia Migrant Crisis
Steve Ellner, professor of economic history and political science in Venezuela talks to Michael Welch about the factors behind the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela that we’re not hearing.
face2face November 15
What is Democracy?
Film director Astra Taylor explores the myths and truths about democracy, and the roots of the word itself. What does democracy really mean?
face2face November 14
New Film 'Emu Runner' explores Australian Indigenous cultures and respecting differences.
The new film "Emu Runner" addressing social realism, loss and grief, challenging stereotypes, intergenerational trauma, taking more time for others and Indigenous rights and cultures in Australia.
Talking Radical Radio November 13
Quebec doctors defending public healthcare
Dr. Isabelle Leblanc talks about the work of Médecins québécois pour le régime public, which translates as Quebec Doctors for Medicare.
Asia Pacific Currents November 13
Anti government demonstration Syria 2011
The popular uprising in Syria has been drowned in blood. What could have the left and international solidarity movements done better to avoid this outcome?
rabble radio November 8
Helicopter of view of Lac-Mégantic, Quebec
Author Bruce Campbell weaves a skillful narrative about how policy failure devastated lives in a tragic story of big oil, deregulation and free market ideology.
face2face November 8
Silence of Others
A new film explores the struggle that victims in Spain have endured in their quest for justice dating back to the atrocities of General Franco.
Asia Pacific Currents November 7
Shopping strip in Australia
Temporary migrant workers are very vulnerable due to the precarious nature of their work visa. Many employers in Australia exploit this by underpaying them.
Talking Radical Radio November 6
Sex ed through social action theatre
Shira Taylor and Lauren Chang talk about the work of the group Sex Education by Theatre.
rabble radio November 1
David Mivasair campaigning in New York State
David Mivasair is a dual citizen campaigning in the U.S. ahead of Tuesday's midterms. Joe Jencks is a singer-songwriter from the Chicago area. They talk and sing about taking their country back.
face2face November 1
Nandita Das
Nandita Das and David Peck talk about the film "Manto" and themes of dignity and context, subversive push back, normalized equality, convictions, and having a social conscience.
Asia Pacific Currents October 31
Australian workers taking to the streets
Stagnating wages, insecure work and harsh laws against organizing have galvanized Australian unions to campaign for better rights, better conditions and better laws.
Talking Radical Radio October 30
Hockey and social justice
Aaron Lakoff talks about Changing On The Fly, his new podcast about hockey and social justice.
rabble radio October 25
The Sandinista revolution in Nicaragua - rabble columnist draws parallels between the 1980s and now
Lois Ross was one of many young Canadians who went down to Nicaragua after the election of the Sandinistas in the '80s. Thirty years later, she says there are some similarities to those times.
Talking Radical Radio October 23
Suing the police: The ongoing legacy of the 2010 G20 summit in Toronto
Luke Stewart talks about his ongoing lawsuit to hold the police accountable for some of their infamously bad behaviour during the G20 summit in Toronto in 2010.
Asia Pacific Currents October 23
Banana workers defy company, police and military
Some of the regions most ravaged by militias are to be found in the rural areas of the Philippines. The workers at Sumifru are striking for basic rights but in doing so they face great danger
Asia Pacific Currents October 19
Anti imperialism or class struggle - the Iranian scenario
The Iranian government is at risk of being bombed by the USA but it is also heavily repressing its working class. Which way solidarity?
rabble radio October 18
The Other Toronto - a pre-election conversation with Phillip Dwight Morgan
A campaign like no other -- Phillip Dwight Morgan talks about the surprises, successes and disappointments in the weeks leading up to the Toronto municipal election.
face2face October 18
Rob Stewart
Canadian filmmaker and activist Rob Stewart died when he was in production with "Sharkwater Extinction." Friend and colleague Brock Cahill talks to David Peck talk about his legacy.