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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Israel’s attack on Gaza a turning point in world opinion

January 18, 2009
| The 1960 Sharpeville massacre in South Africa marked a turning point in how people saw the apartheid regime. Ali Abunimah believes the attack on Gaza may have the same effect.
Length: 11:37
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CUPW urges Stephen Harper to condemn attack on Gaza

January 18, 2009
| The Canadian Union of Postal Workers has written to the Prime Minister asking him to condemn the Israeli attack on Gaza.
Length: 09:44
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Tales for Little Rebels

January 16, 2009
| A new collection of children’s literature brings together stories, poems and illustrations from the radical movements of the first half of the 20th century.
Length: 20:41
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Daniel Ortega's policies hurt women

January 13, 2009
| The Nicaraguan president, Daniel Ortega, has banned abortion and attacked the feminist movement.
Length: 17:41
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The true cost of Medicare

January 13, 2009
| We are told that healthcare costs are spiralling out of control and that our healthcare system is not sustainable. Sean Burnett crunches the numbers and comes to a different conclusion.
Length: 14:30
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Obama’s foreign policy team

January 11, 2009
| Hilary Clinton, Robert Gates, Rahm Emanuel - Barack Obama’s recent appointments suggest that there’s going to be little change in U.S. foreign policy, at least in the short term.
Length: 18:59
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Libel chill

January 6, 2009
| A recent decision of the B.C. Court of Appeal means that what you say in the privacy of your own home could get you sued for libel and defamation.
Length: 15:27
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Informing Canadians about prescription drug risks

December 30, 2008
| Neither doctors nor patients are paying enough attention to Health Canada’s warnings about certain drugs. Alan Cassels says Health Canada needs to work on its communication techniques.
Length: 13:11
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Addicted to gambling revenues

December 30, 2008
| Governments across Canada are making billions of dollars from gambling. Zeus Yaghi says they've got their heads in the sand about the social costs.
Length: 15:59
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Bikes for everyone

December 24, 2008
| A non-profit bike shop in Vancouver recycles and refurbishes bikes and provides them at little or no cost to people who need them.
Length: 13:19