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.

Bringing torturers to justice in Canada

October 23, 2007
| A court case in Montreal may set a precedent for the prosecution of torturers from other countries now living in Canada.
Length: 13:24

Nicaragua's abortion ban endangering women's lives

October 22, 2007
| Helen Dixon, Nicaraguan women's rights activist, discusses the new anti-abortion laws which set back women's rights literally 101 years.
Length: 15:10

Biofuels and world hunger

October 20, 2007
| Biofuels are being touted as the green solution to the energy crisis and global warming. Eric Holt-Gimenez of Food First disagrees.
Length: 16:29

The 100-mile diet

October 19, 2007
| James MacKinnon talks about why he and Alison Smith decided to restrict their diet to food grown within 100-mile radius around their home.
Length: 11:15

Providing food for people with HIV and AIDS

October 18, 2007
| For almost 20 years, A Loving Spoonful has made sure that people living with AIDS and HIV in Vancouver have enough to eat.
Length: 14:02

Why food aid doesn't help the hungry

October 17, 2007
| Much of the aid we send to the global South benefits markets in the North and harms the people who are receiving it.
Length: 11:41

The End of Food

October 16, 2007
| We talk with Thomas Pawlick about his bestselling book on how the food industry is destroying our food supply.
Length: 17:15

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

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

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