Matthew Adams

Matt moved to Toronto from the U.S just in time for Mike Harris to take power in Ontario and has been stunned ever since. Matthew Adams is a co-founder of the Catalyst Centre (a social justice popular education worker co-op), www.catalystcentre.ca, and works with a number of organizations including the Fourth Pig Worker Co-op, the publicist for the Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts in Toronto (where he is a proud member of CUPE local 1281) and rabble.ca where he is the Special Projects Coordinator. You can hear Matt rant about politics on the podcast "I read the news today (oh boy)" on the rabble podcast network and read him on the blog of the same name at rabble.ca.

Podcast
Apr 9, 2012

Austerity fever

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy!
Austerity fever is catching, and it isn't a pleasant disease. Symptoms include unemployment, growing wealth gaps, crumbling infrastructure and more. We diagnose it and give some health tips.
Podcast
Mar 20, 2012

Below the belt: Politics and dirty tricks

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy!
The robocall scandal to suppress the vote in Canada still has legs but Canadians aren't quite yet in the pro-league when it comes to vote suppression. Plus, mind-numbing attacks on women's rights.
Podcast
Jan 27, 2012

Organized sports and Gingrich on the moon

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy!
The players' association for the NFL in the U.S. comes out swinging against so-called "right to work" anti-union legislation and we talk labour and sports. Gingrich is over the moon for colonization.
Podcast
Dec 21, 2011

Below the fold: News you might have missed in 2011

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy!
Our top choices from our feature Below The Fold where we seek out news that highlights the crazy, the frustrating and even the hopeful. Plus, bonus predictions for 2012.
Podcast
Dec 16, 2011

Official suckatude: Canada and the U.S. destroy the world

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy!
It's official. The Harper government works to make the climate crisis worse. The U.S. government is officially giving itself the right to arrest and indefinitely detain its citizens.
Podcast
Nov 3, 2011

A taxing conversation: Changing the tax debate

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy!
Did you know 50 per cent of Americans don't pay tax? Neither do we, because despite what right-wing talking heads say, it isn't true. In fact, a lot of tax talk is misdirection.

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