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| April 22, 2013
Needs No Introduction

Richard Wilkinson on how economic inequality harms society and individuals

April 14, 2013
| Richard Wilkinson is one of the world's most preeminent researchers on social inequalities and is the author of "Spirit Level: Why Equality is Better for Everyone."
Length: 52:45 minutes (48.3 MB)

Capitalism as usual: Why RBC's outsourcing isn't really a surprise

A protest against RBC's investments in the tar sands.

Sunday's revelation that the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) will be bringing in "temporary guest workers" to replace some of its Canadian employees captured headlines, sparking outrage and surprise, and leading many to threaten a bank boycott and move their accounts elsewhere.

The outrage is certainly understandable -- as one would think that RBC, with its more than $2 billion in first quarter profits, could afford to retain these workers -- but the surprise isn't.

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Feminist Current

Indigenous women and prostitution: An interview with Cherry Smiley

April 2, 2013
| Meghan Murphy speaks with activist and co-founder of Indigenous Women Against the Sex Industry, Cherry Smiley.
Length: 26:47 minutes (24.53 MB)
Photo: Álvaro Ibáñez/Flickr
| March 11, 2013
Progressive Voices

Capitalism, mental health, and the NBA: The story of Royce White

February 15, 2013
| Nathan Kalman-Lamb speaks to the controversy around NBA player Royce White and his request for accommodations for his generalized anxiety disorder.
Length: 19:19 minutes (17.69 MB)
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Episode 141: The body politic

January 30, 2013
| In this episode, we talk about the Idle No More movement, monsters and capitalism, internships, and human trafficking. Find it all on the rpn.
Length: 25:33 minutes (23.47 MB)

Video: Anti-capitalism and feminism

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Progressive Voices

Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt

January 28, 2013
| Author and journalist Chris Hedges offers his perspective on Idle no More, Occupy and more.
Length: 20:57 minutes (19.18 MB)
Photo: serapheus/Flickr
| January 23, 2013
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