Talking Radical Radio

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Talking Radical Radio

Talking Radical Radio brings you grassroots voices from across Canada. Each week, we hear from an active participant in one of this country's many grassroots groups, organizations, movements, and communities-in-struggle to learn about what they do, how they do it, and why they do it. Learn more at http://TalkingRadical.ca/radio/!

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Podcast
Dec 3, 2019
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Nurses and the push for harm reduction

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Using drugs safely -- Bryce Koch is a registered nurse in Winnipeg and he talks about the work of the Harm Reduction Nurses Association and Project Safe Audience.
Podcast
Oct 8, 2019
Image: Used with permission of Green Jobs Oshawa.

Oshawa stands up for workers, communities and the climate

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Rebecca Keetch and Tiffany Balducci talk about Green Jobs Oshawa and the fight to get their city's soon-closing automobile assembly plant taken into public hands and re-tooled for green production.
Podcast
Sep 17, 2019
Image: Wikimedia - The "Hunger March" in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, December 1932, McDermid Studio

Histories of struggle by workers in Alberta

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Alvin Finkel talks about the grassroots historical work of the Alberta Labour History Institute and about his new book, "Compassion: A Global History of Social Policy."
Podcast
Sep 10, 2019
Image: Used with permission of Wa Ni Sak Tan: an alliance of hydro-impacted communities.

Challenging the harms of hydroelectricity projects

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Hydro isn't as sustainable an energy source as it might look. Ramona Neckoway and Stephane McLachlan talk about the work of Wa Ni Ska Tan: An alliance of hydro-impacted Indigenous communities.
Podcast
Sep 3, 2019
Image: Used with permission of Tiffany Joseph.

Revitalizing Indigenous languages and cultures

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W̱SÁNEĆ and Sḵx̱wu7mesh woman Tiffany Joseph talks to Scott Neigh about her peoples' history, her work revitalizing her language and culture, and restoring the land.
Podcast
Jul 2, 2019
The youth climate strike in Canada. Image: Used with permission of Sustainabiliteens Vancouver.

The youth climate strike movement in Canada

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Emma Lim and Rebecca Hamilton talk about Climate Strike Canada and the local and national organizing that is building the youth climate strike movement.
Podcast
Jun 18, 2019

A gathering of radical health workers

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Alas Mata, Baj Mukhopadhyay, and Bilal Mamdani talk about the Liberation Health Convergence, which brought radical health workers together in Toronto for five days in May.

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