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Hosted by Breanne Doyle, rabble radio is the flagship podcast of rabble.ca. rabble breaks down the news of the day from a progressive lens. It’s a good place to catch up and catch on to what’s happening in Canadian politics, activism, environmentalism, and so much more. We catch you up on the news of the week and take you further into the stories that matter to you.

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February 18, 2022

Pushing back at grind culture

Paul Taylor: “I may not see all the change that I hope for in my lifetime, but I’ve come to realize that if I’ve helped make it so that the work and the organizing for change can continue beyond my lifetime, then I can be really proud of having done so.”

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February 4, 2022

Confronting beauty standards for Black women with Jennifer Holness and Amina Mire

This week, rabble recognizes the first week of Black History Month. We also continue our coverage of the so-called “Freedom Convoy 2022” as it unfolds in Ottawa. As well, Amnesty International asserts Israel is guilty of the crime of apartheid against Palestinians. Is it finally time for international intervention? We’ll dive into all those stories…

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December 10, 2021

Land defenders Eve Saint and Jocey Alec talk Indigenous power in the face of RCMP arrests

This week on the podcast, rabble contributor Brent Patterson interviews Wet’suwet’en land defenders Eve Saint and Jocelyn, or Jocey, Alec. Eve and Jocey are sisters who have been arrested and criminalized for defending their sovereign territory in northern British Columbia from a fracked gas pipeline being built on those lands without consent.

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November 19, 2021

Fairy Creek, Lee Maracle and activism during a climate crisis

Libby Davies and Rita Wong discuss Fairy Creek — the site of ongoing protests against old-growth logging on the southern portion of Vancouver Island. The protests have been going on for over a year now, with many activists — Rita included — travelling to and from the region when they can at the invitation of Pacheedaht First Nation elder Bill Jones and hereditary leader Victor Peter, upon whose lands the logging is taking place.

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