Peace and social justice discussions from campus radio Waterloo.

Precarity in higher learning: Neoliberalism and contract faculty contract negotiations at WLU

January 9, 2017
| As contract faculty at Wilfrid Laurier University negotiate a new contract, many in the union have recognized their struggle as a moment in the widescale resistance to neoliberal ideologies.
Length: 47:52 minutes (43.84 MB)

David Keith on climate change mitigation and the chemtrail conspiracy

November 4, 2016
| Climate change is real and we have to research drastic measures to avoid the worst impacts. Chemtrails is an absurd conspiracy theory and we have to deal with believers. David Keith does both.
Length: 39:27 minutes (36.13 MB)

Honduras, Canada's free trade, and assassinating the opposition

May 14, 2016
| Raul Burbano of Common Frontiers on Canada's support of the post-coup government in Honduras, including the horrific situation faced by Indigenous people and others who opposed the government.
Length: 59:57 minutes (54.9 MB)

Waterloo's people's injunction against the NEB

February 5, 2016
| Audio from the January 24 "People's Injunction" demonstration in Waterloo which demanded new rules for the NEB which consider Indigenous rights and climate change in their decisions.
Length: 27:37 minutes (37.93 MB)

Sing Hey! Love, struggle and community with Janice Jo Lee

January 28, 2016
| Kitchener-based folk artist Janice Jo Lee speaks about her new album "Sing Hey" and her pending tour, and discusses healthy artistic scenes and social justice in life and music.
Length: 51:42 minutes (71.01 MB)

Criminalization and harassment of LGBTQ prisoners in Kitchener's federal prison

December 12, 2015
| A summary of the "Being Queer is Not Illegal" campaign at the Federal Jail in Kitchener, and wrongfully convicted GVI prisoner Nyki Kish reads one of her new blog posts.
Length: 22:14 minutes (30.56 MB)

LSPIRG's 'I Am Not A Costume' campaign against cultural appropriation

November 20, 2015
| Mohammad Akbar discusses LSPIRG's "I Am Not A Costume" campaign and the negative reactions to it, from vandalized posters to online harassment. We also discuss safe space and free expression.
Length: 13:57 minutes (19.18 MB)

Chippewas of the Thames First Nation fight Line 9 pipeline project

November 4, 2015
| Audio from an October demo which called on Canada and Enbridge to halt the Line 9 pipeline project until the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation's treaty rights are met.
Length: 30:37 minutes (42.06 MB)

Enbridge and NEB push to open Line 9 ahead of Indigenous legal challenge

June 12, 2015
| Chippewas of the Thames First Nation are appealing the Line 9 pipeline decision for lack of consultation. We read an article from Rachel Avery and Dan Kellar discussing the federal appeal.
Length: 12:38 minutes (17.36 MB)

KW Solidarity Network takes on Revel Development over reno-viction compensation

April 6, 2015
| An interview with Holli-Lynne of the KW Solidarity Network on the ongoing campaign against Kitchener-based housing gentrifiers and rental agents Revel Development.
Length: 22:28 minutes (30.86 MB)