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|Talking Radical Radio March 19 David Lester talks about his decades of combining radical politics with music -- including as half of a rock duo -- and art, and about 1919: A Graphic History of the Winnipeg General Strike.|
|Asia Pacific Currents March 19 The current Thai military government has engineered the upcoming national elections so that it will retain power even with a national vote.|
Unions fight surge to privatize Ontario's health care: RadioLabour's Canada Report for March 15-22, 2019Also on RadioLabour this week: domestic workers from the Philippines struggle for respect and fair pay, the LabourStart report and singing. Who does the work? We do!
|radio book lounge March 14 The writ will be dropped any time now for the 2019 Alberta election. A new book explores the historic 2015 win of the NDP and the decades of politics that preceded it.|
|The Hum Podcast March 13 Julie Francoeur of Fairtrade Canada talks about how people get caught up in slavery, how it finds itself in nearly everything we own, and ways to address this ever-growing dilemma.|
|Talking Radical Radio March 12 Tammy Mast and Kenneth Aliu talk about the Herongate Tenant Coalition's fight against mass evictions, chronic disrepair, rent increases, and gentrification.|
|Asia Pacific Currents March 12 APC was at the 2019 IWD march in Melbourne, Australia and brings you some speeches from Aboriginal women and the issues that they are facing.|
|rabble radio March 8 Canadian activist, journalist and lawyer Dimitri Lascaris was in Venezuela in February, talking to people with varying opinions about the causes of the current crisis. He talks about what he heard.|
|RadioLabour March 8 CLC Secretary Treasurer Marie Clarke Walker says "Join a union!" -- an epic attempt at global equal pay for work of equal value; and the LabourStart report about union events.|
Film 'Next of Kin' explores lasting scars of broken families and the urgent need to improve our child welfare system"Next of Kin" is a detective story in which the goal is not to catch a killer but to save a life. But what if one family connection could alter their future? Nadine Pequeneza talks about her film.
|Talking Radical Radio March 5 The 1988 Supreme Court Decision legalizing abortion in Canada made history, but Alberta Pro-Choice Coalition board member Kathy Dawson says there is still a long way to go 31 years later.|
|Asia Pacific Currents March 5 The copper smelter complex in the southern Tamil Nadu town of Tuticorin has been the focus of large protests. One of its main opponents, Mugilan, has now been disappeared.|
Are organized thugs killing people with drugs in B.C.? RadioLabour's Canada Report for March 1-8, 2019The BCGEU wants a public inquiry into organized crime and drug overdosing; OFL to fight health-care privatization; African labour leader arrested in Zimbabwe.
Petition campaign calls on the federal government to revoke the charitable status of the Jewish National Fund CanadaDavid Mivasair, a rabbi living in Hamilton, talks about why he believes the Jewish National Fund Canada should not have charitable tax status.
|face2face February 27 In their new book, Hilde and Ylva Østby talk about Shakespeare, molecules, literature and neuroscience, the dark arts, the imagination and why we should cherish our memories.|
|The Hum Podcast February 27 South African AIDS activist Vuyiseka discusses the process of being diagnosed with HIV, the socio-economic politics associated with treatment, and why she has so much hope for the future of activism.|
|Talking Radical Radio February 26 Liane Tessier and Judy Haiven talk about Equity Watch, a Halifax-based grassroots organization devoted to fight bullying, harassment, and discrimination in workplaces.|
|Asia Pacific Currents February 26 Maria Ressa, CEO of media organization Rappler, talks about why the Philippines is one of the world's most dangerous places for journalists.|
|RadioLabour February 22 On this week's program: USW fights to stop killings, cutting overtime during a nursing shortage and the global struggle to win social justice.|
|rabble radio February 21 A conversation with NCRA executive director Barry Rooke about the potential impact of a new funding formula in Ontario being proposed by the Ford government.|
'Wellmania' -- a new book looks at what's well and what's not in the alternative health-care industryBrigid Delaney and David Peck talk about her book Wellmania, the pros and cons of the health industry, loneliness and fasting, community and connections, meditation and how sleep is free.
|Talking Radical Radio February 19 John Clarke recently retired after almost three decades as an organizer with the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty. In this episode, he looks back on that long involvement.|
|RadioLabour February 15 On Radio Labour's report for Feb. 15 - 21 -- Black History Month, how OPSEU socially mapped its membership, teachers key to fighting authoritarian populism and more.|
|radio book lounge February 14 Jean Leggett is a feminist and CEO of One More Story Games, a combination of story and video game. She talks about their newest game and creating games which are a positive space for women.|
|face2face February 13 Is there more to be said about controversial and polarizing figure Jordan Peterson? Filmmaker Patricia Marcoccia talks about her new film "Shut Him Down: The Rise of Jordan Peterson."|
|The Hum Podcast February 13 African-American police officer Major Monique Brown discusses the documentary "Charm City," growing up in the community she serves, and her first time trying poutine.|
|Talking Radical Radio February 12 Mike Reynolds of Everyday Girl Dad and Frédérique Chabot of Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights talk about sex-positive parenting.|
|Asia Pacific Currents February 12 Outsourcing is a problem for workers all around the world. A recent workplace death has sparked a massive protest movement in South Korea.|
|rabble radio February 8 NDP MP Niki Ashton speaks about the importance of linking local Canadian social movements to a bold international vision of solidarity through the budding Progressive International movement.|
|RadioLabour February 8 In the RadioLabour Country report for February 8 to 14, UNIFOR calls for boycott of GM cars from Mexico and ILO Maternity Protection at Work.|