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 8, 2011

Got good government? Not here

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy!
With an historical contempt finding, the Canadian government isn't looking so great and the election could mean things only get worse. And worse it gets in the U.S. as the government faces shutdown.
Podcast
Mar 18, 2011

Political and energy overreach

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy!
It turns out that maybe you can reach too far over that political cliff, as the 2011 season of politicians doing the overreach shows. Plus, assessing nuclear power and news you might have missed.
Podcast
Feb 25, 2011

Labour pains and DOMA doom

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy!
The assault on unions ramps up even more in the U.S. but this time labour and friends break out a can of democracy and Obama defends human rights by attacking the Defence of Marriage Act.
Podcast
Jan 21, 2011

Bad deal: Nasty trade agreements and nasty arguments

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy!
In this episode we talk abut the bad trade deal that most haven't heard of (CETA), why things are so nasty in Arizona and elsewhere, plus news on volcanos, India, state bankruptcy and more.
Podcast
Dec 31, 2010

Below the fold: News you might have missed in 2010

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy!
Killer whales, mine fires, terminator seeds, birthers, Chuck Norris, oil spills not in the gulf, a problematic museum of tolerance and more highlights from 2010.
Podcast
Nov 24, 2010

Groping for the truth: Election hangover and the TSA

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy!
Yes the airport procedures seem like theatre and may have little to do security but aren't there other civil liberty issues that might be a bit more pressing? Plus politics and Palin.

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