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Redeye

A public school teacher's perspective on a decade of cuts

November 26, 2016
| Rory Brown is President of the Vancouver Secondary Teachers' Association, a local of the BCTF. He has taught in Vancouver since 1999 and witnessed firsthand the effects of years of cutbacks.
Length: 18:46 minutes (17.19 MB)
Redeye

Over a decade of cuts has led to crisis in B.C. public schools

November 25, 2016
| Since 2002, the Liberal government has been cutting education funding in B.C. resulting in program cutbacks, overcrowded classrooms and now, for many children, the loss of their neighbourhood school.
Length: 31:25 minutes (28.77 MB)
Talking Radical Radio

Using film to challenge the dubious economics of tar sands and fracking

November 16, 2016
| David Lavallee talks about his new documentary film, "To the Ends of the Earth."
Length: 28:42 minutes (26.28 MB)
Redeye

Canada-Europe trade deal no longer a foregone conclusion

November 15, 2016
| With the regional government of Wallonia's vote to reject CETA, the future of the deal is less certain. Stuart Trew explains what Wallonia's initial opposition meant and how this impacts Canadians.
Length: 16:15 minutes (14.89 MB)
| August 22, 2016
rabble radio special

Ears on the earth: The World Social Forum begins

August 9, 2016
| It's a time for high ideals as discussions begin on how to change the world. The rabble podcast team brings you some of the thoughts, ideas and sounds from the Forum.
Length: 28:55 minutes (26.49 MB)
Aaron Wudrick
| May 22, 2016

Regional distribution of benefits highlights inequity in EI system

Photo: Tania Liu/flickr

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At the moment, "a few miles" will cost a worker more than a month in employment insurance benefits in Saskatchewan.

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Unequal access to extended EI benefits sows confusion in snubbed regions

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall

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Green Majority Radio

Is Saudi Arabia smarter than Canada?

April 18, 2016
| Angela Bischoff from the OCAA joins us at the top of the show to discuss some news and also talk about the complete waste of money (not to mention huge public safety hazard) Pickering nuclear plant.
Length: 53:14 minutes (48.74 MB)
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