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 25 years on Vancouver Cooperative Radio.
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Junk food in schools

October 15, 2007
| Bill Jeffery of the Centre for Science in the Public Interest talks about their report card on provincial standards for food in schools across Canada.
Length: 11:46
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Prescription for a Healthy Canada

October 10, 2007
| A new report says that the federal government's failure to protect the environmental health of Canadians is costing us billions of dollar a year.
Length: 18:51
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Deaths in police custody

October 5, 2007
| Four men died in B.C. in August. We speak with former RCMP complaints commissioner Shirley Heafey.
Length: 13:56
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Mixed-income housing answer to BC's homelessness crisis

September 29, 2007
| A housing activist from Vancouver's downtown eastside says the BC government is about to announce new money for social housing, but it's not the kind that's needed.
Length: 10:57
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Privatizing the public power system in British Columbia

September 28, 2007
| BC's rivers are increasingly threatened by private power projects. Marjorie Griffin Cohen talks about what run-of-the-river hydro means for the province.
Length: 11:52
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What TILMA means for municipal governments

September 27, 2007
| When BC and Alberta signed the Trade, Investment and Labour Mobility Agreement this year, local democracy took a big hit.
Length: 15:47
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Stories from the US-Mexico border

September 26, 2007
| Singer songwriter Pablo Peregrina and geographer Juanita Sundberg are part of the grassroots movement to assist migrants crossing the US-Mexico border.
Length: 17:34
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University presidents denounce British faculty union

September 25, 2007
| The University and College Union in Britain is under attack for a motion they passed in May concerning an academic boycott of Israel.
Length: 15:13
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BC Supreme Court victory for First Nations women

September 24, 2007
| This summer Sharon McIvor won her case challenging the constitutionality of the Indian Act. Now she faces an appeal by the BC government.
Length: 12:33
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Northern Manitoba Cree find allies in Minnesota lawmakers

September 21, 2007
| The Minnesota State Senate has passed a law saying it won't buy power from Manitoba Hydro unless the First Nations affected by the dams are treated fairly.
Length: 13:16