Peace and social justice discussions from campus radio Waterloo.

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)

Accessing information to demilitarize McGill

March 28, 2015
| A chat with Rachel from Demilitarize McGill focusing on the group's efforts to reveal weapons research contracts involving McGill profs.
Length: 21:47 minutes (29.92 MB)

Documentary director Amar Wala on 'The Secret Trial 5,' Bill C-51, and the stigma of terror suspicion

March 17, 2015
| An interview with Amar Wala, director of the award-winning documentary The Secret Trial 5, which takes a critical look at Canada's security certificate regime. #ST5film
Length: 17:26 minutes (23.96 MB)

"It's A Matter of Social Justice": An Alliance Against Poverty in Waterloo Region

March 7, 2015
| As CKMS's 2015 Homelessness Radio Marathon Contribution, we organized a roundtable with members of KW-based Alliance Against Poverty, a grassroots community organization.
Length: 29:59 minutes (41.18 MB)

No love for Marineland: Sweeping changes proposed for Ontario's captive marine mammal industry

January 30, 2015
| An interview with Dylan Powell of Marineland Animal Defense on the recent announcement by Ontario's government to change rules governing the captive marine mammal industry in the province.
Length: 34:39 minutes (47.59 MB)

Fighting The Tar Sands Pipeline Through Burnaby Mountain

December 5, 2014
| An interview with Earyn Wheatley, who's been involved in the resistance to Kinder Morgan's proposed Trans Mountain tar sands pipeline at Burnaby Mountain.
Length: 18:24 minutes (25.29 MB)

#BlackLivesMatter: KW2Ferguson solidarity and justice for Jermaine Carby

November 29, 2014
| An interview from the #BlackLivesMatter #KW2Ferguson demo, audio from Mumia Abu-Jamal on Ferguson, and info on the murder of unarmed Black man Jermaine Carby by Peel Police.
Length: 12:28 minutes (17.13 MB)