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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Protecting the ocean

December 21, 2008
| Greenpeace is asking for 40 per cent of the international high seas to be set aside in marine protected areas. They say it’s the only way to preserve healthy ecosystems and a living ocean.
Length: 17:08
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Challenges facing small towns in BC

December 20, 2008
| British Columbia’s resource-based economy means that smaller centres are especially vulnerable to changes in the economy
Length: 14:54
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Two perspectives on legalizing prostitution

December 20, 2008
| Sheila Jefferys is a feminist author and activist in Australia. Gunilla Ekberg is a feminist lawyer and activist in Sweden. They share their perspectives on prostitution laws in their two countries.
Length: 27:24
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Ontario Power's nuclear energy plans

December 20, 2008
| The Ontario Power Authority is planning to use old reactors to build up to 14,000 megawatts of capacity by 2025.
Length: 13:33
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Private police in public places

December 19, 2008
| We talk with the author of a recent study looking at the impact of private security forces on homeless and under-housed Vancouver residents.
Length: 12:45
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The Unnatural History of Stanley Park

December 19, 2008
| Joan Seidl curated a fascinating multi-media exhibition examining the long and decidedly unnatural history of Vancouver’s premier natural attraction.
Length: 15:24
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Analyzing the Quebec election results

December 17, 2008
| Jean Charest got a majority government. The Parti Quebecois replaces the Action Democratique du Quebec and Quebec Solidaire won its first seat.
Length: 14:11
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The siege of Gaza

December 15, 2008
| Reem Abdul Qadir is a clinical social worker with children. She talks about the health effects of the Gaza siege, especially for the young.
Length: 12:57
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Victory for laid-off workers in Chicago

December 14, 2008
| When 250 workers were given three days notice that their factory was closing and told they'd get no severance pay, they decided to occupy the factory.
Length: 18:24
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Cancer cluster in Fort Chipewyan

December 12, 2008
| A small community downstream from the Alberta tar sands development has lost almost 10 per cent of its townspeople to cancer since 1990.
Length: 12:17