Migrant Matters

Migrant Matters

Migrant Matters navigates through the interconnected issues that limit the freedom of people to move across borders (of all kinds) and stay wherever they choose. We bring into focus the individual faces and unique stories of migrant workers, "non-status" people, and racialized working-class immigrants, who are often left out of mainstream media. Airs monthly.
Migrant Matters

Guelph celebrates May Day (2 of 3)

May 1, 2013
| In honor of May Day and in the spirit of solidarity and celebration of the international labour movement, chanting and sign-waving fellow workers recently rallied in front of City Hall in Guelph, ON.
Length: 31:23 minutes (28.74 MB)
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On strategic 'violent' resistance

June 18, 2012
| Gord Hill, author of "500 Years of Indigenous Resistance," and Peter Gelderloos, author of "How Nonviolence Protects the State," talk about how strategic "violent" resistance can work.
Length: 13:44
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Escalating migrant and refugee repression in Canada - Panel

May 24, 2012
| The wide impact that migration and Canada has on low-income racialized people from the Global South who are going to work and/or seeking refuge here.
Length: 1:03:26
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Guelph hosts vigil to honour 11 victims of migrant worker van tragedy

February 21, 2012
| Year after year, migrants without full status die in Ontario. Speakers at a Guelph vigil talk about the latest news on this -- the 10 people who were killed in a Hampstead, Ont. crash this month.
Length: 10:59
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Roma civil rights activist Aladàr Horvàth's call to Canada: Have empathy for the Roma

December 20, 2011
| Aladàr Horvàth, chair of the Roma Civil Rights Foundation in Hungary, provides an overview of the socio-political landscape in Hungary that has brought so many Roma to Canada seeking refugee status.
Length: 18:35
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Mapuche communities deserve liberation of their land and people

December 12, 2011
| I sat down with Jaroslava, who is with the Women's Coordinating Committee For a Free Wallmapu, to talk about the struggles against the termination of the Mapuche culture and people at home and abroad.
Length: 34:42
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The powerful sacred life stages of women, Cree, Métis and Ojibway

November 12, 2011
| Nurturing and appreciating women, at each life stage, sustains healthy communities. The Sacred Feminine and story as healing forces in the decolonization and recovery of Aboriginal communities.
Length: 43:31
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Michael Parenti's 'The Face of Imperialism'

October 23, 2011
| Speaking with progressive scholar Michael Parenti, mainly talking about two of his recent books: 'The Face of Imperialism' and 'The Assassination of Julius Caesar: A People's History of Ancient Rome'.
Length: 24:54
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Seven Deadly Myths: Denying the Palestinian narrative

October 15, 2011
| A new film on the collective denial which has led to emotional and physical walls between the Isrealis and Palestinians. The bloodshed and psychological abuse bred from the conflict on Canada's hands
Length: 33:19
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Queer discussions on im/migration and criminalization

October 10, 2011
| The intersections of local queer organizing, anti-colonial and no-borders analyses. The recent victories and struggles of organizing in these realms.
Length: 54:38