rabble radio

rabble radio

rabble radio is the flagship show of the rpn. It's a mix of political commentary, soundseeing tours, movie reviews, and the latest in Canadian music. It's all produced by a country-wide cadre of volunteers.
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The Peoples' Social Forum: The first day

August 21, 2014
| Highlights from the first day of a gathering of activists, journalists, artists and thinkers in Ottawa from across Canada.
Length: 31:06 minutes (56.98 MB)
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Episode 157: Gaza behind the headlines

August 4, 2014
| Today on rabble radio, we feature a couple of interviews which provide some of the background behind the headlines about the attack on Gaza.
Length: 31:39 minutes (57.97 MB)
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Episode 156 -- Celebratory Activism

June 30, 2014
| In this podcast, we look at the role that art plays in activism.
Length: 31:13 minutes (28.59 MB)
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Episode 155 - The more we get together: Talking intersectionality in activism

May 28, 2014
| In this podcast activists across North America talk about intersectionality. Let's bring together gender justice, socialism, feminism, economics. What will you add to the mix?
Length: 29:10 minutes (26.78 MB)
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Episode 154: Labouring for change

April 28, 2014
| May Day is coming and we celebrate by hearing about labour in Indonesia, and spoken word poem about justice in the U.S., plus an agricultural land reserve and community gardening in Ottawa.
Length: 36:57 minutes (50.83 MB)
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Episode 153: Rape culture exists. So does feminism.

March 31, 2014
| In this episode we don’t question the existence of rape culture, we explore it. We also hear from an activist about a human rights framework for women’s rights and research on stranger harassment.
Length: 31:42 minutes (43.62 MB)
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Art's the thing: A punk pioneer, an indie filmmaker, and a doc review

March 3, 2014
| George Bernard Shaw said "Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable." We turn to stories of music and film, and how they can help, even just a little, change the world.
Length: 31:41 minutes (43.59 MB)
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Episode 151: Under pressure: pipelines, prisons, and places

January 27, 2014
| Nova Scotia's potential fracking game changer. We get the scoop on the Northern Gateway pipeline ruling, supporting trans and queer prisoners, and a movie review.
Length: 31:31 minutes (43.35 MB)
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A Palestinian view of Ariel Sharon's legacy

January 13, 2014
| Ariel Sharon died on Saturday. When Sharon fell into a coma in 2006, Ali Abunimah, cofounder of electronicintifada.net spoke with the Redeye podcast.
Length: 15:04 minutes (13.86 MB)
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Episode 150: Remembering Nelson Mandela

December 16, 2013
| We dedicate the show to reflections on the life and work of Mandela from anti-apartheid activists, featuring excerpts from a special episode of Amandla from CKUT in Montreal.
Length: 1:00:56 minutes (83.75 MB)