Redeye

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On the issues of the day - political, social and cultural - Redeye digs deeper. Open your ears to alternative voices. Hear incisive and challenging interviews with activists and progressive thinkers. Produced by an independent media collective, broadcasting over 35 years on Vancouver Cooperative Radio.

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Oct 19, 2014

Student financial aid overly complex, not equal

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Jordan Maclaren looked into the intricacies of student aid from province to province across Canada. She found huge variability in grants, parental contributions and debt reduction strategies.
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Oct 10, 2014

Why our brains are wired to ignore climate change

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In his book, Don’t Even Think About It, long-time British environmental activist George Marshall explores the psychological mechanisms that lead to people refusing to take climate change seriously.
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Oct 10, 2014

Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story

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Jen Rustemeyer and Grant Baldwin tackle the issue of food waste in a film about what happened when they stopped buying groceries for six months and survived exclusively on discarded food.
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Sep 16, 2014

Disruption: Climate. Change.

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On September 21, the People's Climate March will take place in New York City. A new film both documents and makes the case for a mass movement to demand action on climate change.
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Sep 11, 2014

Hamas gains support following Israel's assault on Gaza

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A poll of Palestinians conducted after the recent ceasefire shows Hamas gained much support as a result of resistance to the Israeli assault. Meanwhile Netanyahu faces harsh criticism within Israel.
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Sep 10, 2014

Winning the fight against fracking in Nova Scotia

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Activists in Nova Scotia have won a victory in the fight against hydraulic fracturing in the province. The Liberal government plans to introduce legislation in the fall to ban high-volume fracking.
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Aug 1, 2014

100th anniversary walking tour of the Komagata Maru

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In 1914, the Komogata Maru steamed into Vancouver. For the next two months, the over 300 would-be immigrants were stranded in the harbour. Naveen Girn led a historical walking tour on July 23.
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Jul 31, 2014

Lego urged to end partnership with Shell

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Shell has had its logo displayed on Lego gas stations and oil tankers for decades. Now there is pressure on Lego to abandon its relationship with the fossil fuel giant.
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Jul 18, 2014

Book: The Tolerance Trap

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Suzanna Danuta Walters argues that the movement for LGBT rights has settled for a watered-down tolerance of sexual and gender difference rather than true equality and human rights for all.

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