Meagan Perry

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Meagan Perry is rabble.ca's editor-in-chief. She began her work in media at the age of 17, broadcasting at her high school's lunchhour intercom radio station. She then moved on to a decade in community radio, working as news director at CJSR-FM in Edmonton, Alberta, then programming manager at CFRU-FM in Guelph, Ontario. In the late '90s Meagan joined the team at CBC Radio's As It Happens where she directed the nightly program and produced stories. She then moved to Winnipeg to work at CBC's Definitely Not the Opera. In 2005, Meagan left the CBC and headed North to Whitehorse Yukon, where worked for the Territory's independent newspaper The Yukon News, spearheading a program of community reporting across the territory while freelancing for print and radio outlets including: This Magazine, Herizons, The New Zealand Herald, National Post, BBC, Irish Public Radio, and NPR. When rabble.ca started its podcast network, Meagan joined on and has been honoured to work with podcasters and radio professionals across the world for 8 years. In 2007, Meagan founded MAP Communications Consulting, which continues to produce audio and video content for organizations across Canada. In her work with rabble.ca, she is consistently impressed by the knowledge and commitment of progressive activists, and the breadth and strength of activism in Canada. When Meagan is not at her computer, she can probably be found gardening.
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#130 - How to get active in your community

September 23, 2011
| In this podcast: how to get active in your community, 9/11 and Muslim women, Aboriginal awareness week and a rebroadcast of Stephen Lewis' eulogy for Jack Layton.
Length: 31:34
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#129 - Jack Layton's funeral

August 27, 2011
| The complete audio from Jack Layton's funeral. Eulogies by Mike and Sarah Layton, Stephen Lewis and Karl Belanger.
Length: 1:45:18 minutes (120.56 MB)
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#128 - Remembrances of Jack Layton from those who knew him

August 27, 2011
| Memories of Jack Layton from those who knew him: young volunteers, political leaders and activists.
Length: 10:56
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#127 - Jack Layton's dream for the NDP (archival interview, 2003)

August 27, 2011
| Jack Layton, just after his election, speaking to Saskatoon 90.5 FM host Don Kossick about his dreams for the NDP.
Length: 15:04
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#126 - No activist slowdown for summer

August 18, 2011
| In this podcast: teaching and writing music with women prisoners, the life of a disability activist, and what it means for one street to move from bookshops to bars.
Length: 25:26
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#125 - All the summer news: Post-election blues and a call to action for rabble.ca

June 9, 2011
| In this podcast: What can progressives do in a Conservative majority Canada? A challenge for rabble.ca's next ten years. Jaggi Singh at his trial. Some old opera from the Ruckus. Happy summer all!
Length: 33:18
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#124 - The Canadian election, it's sweetness and light, right?

April 12, 2011
| A feature interview with the guy who depressed us about the election last episode. This time, a bit of hope from him!
Length: 13:54
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#123 - Election scary yet boring? We've got an election contest for you!

April 7, 2011
| In this podcast: Terrifying yet boring -- the Canadian election. A new rabble radio contest. Cracking the cover of human books. Fukushima Daichi and alt power. An ode to the ipad 2.
Length: 26:53
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So a theorist, an activist and a journalist meet in Dakar after a protest...

February 8, 2011
| On Feb. 4, journalist Firoze Manji walked in on Egyptian theorist Samir Amin and Mamdou Habashi, a well known Egyptian activist talking politics, and joined right in. Here's the recording he made.
Length: 50:21
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#122 - Women's take on uprisings in the Middle East

March 8, 2011
| Arab-Canadian feminist activist Nahla Abdo outlines her ideas for the region, and Palestinian activist Reem Yumis on women's role in the uprisings. Happy International Women's Day, all.
Length: 28:05
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