The Roots of Wildrose. Harper terminating NAHO a part of his agenda to silence all dissent. Free public transit- an idea whose time has come?
(6:07-9:49) Around the Left - Activities and Events of Interest across Canada.
(9:49-19:57) Jack Hicks - Iqaluit-based Suicide Researcher Jack Hicks discusses the impacts of Harper's cutbacks to Aboriginal Health programs like NAHO.
(19:57-33:42) Trevor Harrison - The Political Sociology Professor and Director of the Parkland Institute elaborates on the major players and political dynamics running through the most closely contested Alberta election in more than a generation.
(33:50-42:28) Ben Sichel- A High School teacher and part time journalist makes the case for Fare-free transit in Halifax and elsewhere.
(42:28-58:47) Music is the Weapon - As part of ALERT's lead up to International Workers' Day, Mitch Podolak pays tribute to Joe Hill.
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