The Egyptian and Tunisian uprising and five years of Stephen Harper

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Alert! Radio #171

Egyptian Canadian Mustafa Henaway delves into the background of the uprising in Egypt and Tunisia and explores possible outcomes within these countries and in the region. (NOTE: This interview was recorded hours before the violence broke out in Cairo.) Journalist and blogger Murray Dobbin assesses how Stephen Harper has changed Canada over his five-year regime.

Music is the Weapon playlist (song, artist, album):

  1. Praise Boss, Utah Phillips, Long Memory
  2. Chicken, Mississippi John Hurt, Live
  3. Tantric Mantra, Dave Van Ronk, Goin' Back To Brooklyn
  4. My Sweetheart In The Mines, Pete Seeger, Darling Cory
  5. Banker and Boss, Duhks, Fast Paced World
  6. Jean Harlow, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, I Stand Alone
  7. 7th Inning Stretch, Chuck Brodsky, Baseball Ballads
  8. Two Bums, Rosalie Sorrels & Utah Phillips, Long Memory
  9. Shelliky Bookey, Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem, The Best Of
  10. My Old Dog & Me, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, I Stand Alone
  11. Compliant Call, Smithsonian Folkways, Protest Songs 2
  12. The Whores Of San Pedro, Dave Van Ronk, Goin' Back To Brooklyn
  13. Stupid's Song, Utah Phillips, Starlight on the Rails
  14. Seeing It Now, The Red Clay Ramblers, A Lie of the Mind
  15. He Thinks of His Past Greatness When a Part of the Constellations, Sean Doyle, The Light and the Half Light
  16. Talkin' Hava Negeilah Blues, Bob Dylan, The Bootleg Series, Vols 1-3
  17. Ladies Auxilory, Pete Seeger, Pete & Sonny Carnegie Hall
  18. Dump the Bosses Off Your Back, Rosalie Sorrels & Utah Phillips, Long Memory
  19. Coal Miner Blues, Brownie McGhee, The Complete Brownie McGhee Disc 1
  20. Coal Miner Blues, Alice Gerrard & Hazel Dickens, Classic Mountain Songs

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