Alert! Radio #209: Murdered mining activist, Mulcair's victory and Quebec student strike

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The cost of resistance to Canadian Mining companies operating in the Global South. The Fall-out from the NDP leadership race. Coverage of the March 22 Student protest in Montreal.

(7:40-11:00) AROUND THE LEFT - Activities and events of interest across the country.
(11:00-24:20) Dawn Paley - From Chiapas Mexico, Vancouver journalist Dawn Paley talks about the murder of Bernardo Vasquez, a community leader who led the protests against a Canadian mining company, Fortuna Silva in San Jose del Progresso, Oaxaca. (24:27-32:43) Judy Rebick - Judy Rebick explains why she thinks the election of Thomas Mulcair as leader of the NDP is a setback for the NDP and for progressive politics.
(32:50-43:40) A special report - From the streets of Montreal, Stefan Christoff talks with students and profs about the historic strike against tuition hikes.
(43:47-57:17) Music is the Weapon. More new writers! Mitch Podolak introduces Tom Morello (World Wide Rebel Songs, Dogs of Tijuana), Raghu Lokanathan (Soldier, Homeless)


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