Redeye

Redeye

On the issues of the day - political, social and cultural - Redeye digs deeper. Open your ears to alternative voices. Hear incisive and challenging interviews with activists and progressive thinkers. Produced by an independent media collective, broadcasting over 35 years on Vancouver Cooperative Radio.
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The true cost of public-private partnerships

March 11, 2009
| The Canadian Union of Public Employees commissioned a Vancouver accounting firm to do a forensic audit of P3s to determine the true cost of building public projects with private money.
Length: 13:17
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Premier Danny Williams seizes assets of paper mill

March 4, 2009
| They're calling him Danny Chavez after the Newfoundland premier expropriated the assets of a paper mill that laid off workers after it got generous government support.
Length: 11:00
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Five years after the coup in Haiti

March 4, 2009
| We speak with Brian Concannon in Oregon. He's a prominent human rights lawyer and director of the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti.
Length: 16:50
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Freedom of Speech Under Siege

March 1, 2009
| A recent forum in Vancouver brought together a variety of speakers to address attacks on free speech, including SLAPP suits, press censorship and copyright pressures on artists.
Length: 55:10
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Fragile rights: A talk by Maher Arar

February 26, 2009
| Maher Arar speaks to a CCPA fundraising dinner in Vancouver about the loss of civil and human rights in post 9/11 Canada.
Length: 39:59
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Prominent South African calls for sanctions against Israel

February 25, 2009
| The boycott campaign against South Africa played a part in the fall of the apartheid regime. They are growing numbers of people who are calling for a similar campaign against Israel.
Length: 35:25
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Canada in last place on UNICEF report card for childcare

February 20, 2009
| The Innocenti Report Card on childcare ranks Canada in last place out of the 25 wealthiest countries for providing early childhood education and care.
Length: 12:32
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Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai

February 20, 2009
| The movie Taking Root profiles Wangari Maathai, leader of Kenya's Green Belt Movement, an environmental and social justice movement that eventually brought down the government of Daniel Arap Moi.
Length: 10:40
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Nationalizing the banks

February 19, 2009
| Huge sums of government money has been pouring into failing American banks. Yet the banks remain in private hands. Joshua Holland says this needs to change.
Length: 13:02
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What's in Bolivia's new constitution

February 19, 2009
| Over 60% of Bolivian voters approved the new constitution on Janurary 25. We speak with freelance journalist Ben Dangl from La Paz.
Length: 15:38