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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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)
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Episode 149: Let's face it, we're scared

October 30, 2013
| Halloween is a time where we can, with good friends around, face some of our fears. In this episode we will hear some scary stuff. Don't worry though, we haven't forgotten the treat.
Length: 30:03 minutes (41.34 MB)
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Episode 148: The dissenters

September 30, 2013
| Tune in to hear about the struggle to hold up a protest sign; a community organizing against private control of waste water; a new union in Canada; and questions around international development.
Length: 32:03 minutes (44.08 MB)
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Episode 147. Food for thought: The Vancouver Night Market, food deserts, and organizing against poverty

July 24, 2013
| A cornucopia of great stories! From food security issues, to sounds and stories of the Vancouver Night Market, to organizing against poverty in Toronto, to uncovering the Hidden Film Festival.
Length: 32:05 minutes (44.13 MB)
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Episode 146: Making a move: Social movements and social change

July 13, 2013
| We hear from Onur Bakiner on the situation in Turkey, Chris Hedges on a pending revolution, Henry Giroux on social movements and youth, plus a comic book and the live-in caregiver program.
Length: 31:32 minutes (43.38 MB)
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Episode 145: Stories of resistance, from Morgentaler to Mad Pride

May 31, 2013
| Today we have stories about being blacklisted, having pride, breaking barriers and fighting for justice.
Length: 33:58 minutes (31.16 MB)
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Episode 144: Necessities: taxation, climate justice, equality, and hockey

May 1, 2013
| Necessities. We take a look at what some are calling the tax cut scam, we explore the need for climate justice and how to get there, we examine the role of inequality, and yes, the love of hockey.
Length: 31:12 minutes (42.93 MB)
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Episode 143: Covering terrain: Nishiyuu, Fukushima, and feminism

March 29, 2013
| We hear from activists involved with the Nishiyuu journey, an update from Fukushima, a reflection on feminisms, a new struggle for the African Canadian community in Halifax, and a musical treat.
Length: 31:22 minutes (43.16 MB)
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Episode 142: Going courting

February 26, 2013
| From land claims at the Supreme Court, to mental health and the basketball court, to courting trouble with the climate, to courting death in a new way, tune in for compelling stories from the rpn.
Length: 30:13 minutes (27.74 MB)
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Episode 141: The body politic

January 30, 2013
| In this episode, we talk about the Idle No More movement, monsters and capitalism, internships, and human trafficking. Find it all on the rpn.
Length: 25:33 minutes (23.47 MB)