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RadioLabour December 20
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RadioLabour's Canada Report: Activists were thrown out of the COP25 conference in Madrid when governments refused to act, but the struggle continues.
rabble radio December 19
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Simon Chambers of the ACT Alliance just got back from COP 25 in Madrid. He assesses Canada's performance and also talks about activists' frustration over the slow pace of change.
face2face December 18
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Journalist Robert Fisk and director Yung Chang talk about their new film "This Is Not A Movie," exploring the contemporary media landscape and the question "what is truth?"
Talking Radical Radio December 17
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Public health care is threatened in all provinces, and especially in Alberta. Sandra Azocar talks about the work of Friends of Medicare to defend public health care in Alberta.
RadioLabour December 13
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RadioLabour's Canada Report: A union organizer says help stop discrimination against people of faith. The UN's Declaration of Human Rights. And more.
rabble radio December 12
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Sheila Ziman of the Haliburton Highlands Land Trust talks about how land trusts work, and why generous people sometimes give gifts of land to their communities for conservation.
face2face December 11
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Cast members August Diehl and Valerie Pachner talk about Terrence Malick's new film "A Hidden Life," based on letters by a man who gave up his life rather than support the Third Reich.
The Hum Podcast December 11
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Mohamad Lazakani discusses his experiences fleeing the Syrian civil war, settling in Toronto, and why he will always consider Syria home.
Talking Radical Radio December 9
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Lora McElhinney and Wendy Bariteau are members of the Vancouver-based women in prison abolitionist group Joint Effort.
RadioLabour December 6
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RadioLabour's Canada Report: Ontario teachers strike for the students. And the poetry of a B.C. picket line.
rabble radio December 5
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Graeme Truelove says discrimination against Muslims is typical of how we've treated other non-white immigrant groups. An interview with the author and a reading from his book.
face2face December 5
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Iranian activist Mahnaz Mohammadi discusses her feature film about how a marriage proposal leads to a single mother's choice between financial security and what's best for her family.
Talking Radical Radio December 3
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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.
RadioLabour November 29
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RadioLabour's Canada Report: Unifor is helping Palestinian truck drivers at the separation wall between Palestine and Israel. And more.
rabble radio November 28
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David Mivasair talks about why he's spending time convincing fellow American expats in Canada to register to vote in 2020. And a commentary about avoiding toxic consumerist excesses on Black Friday.
face2face November 27
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It's not an either/or -- Fisher Stevens and Malcolm Venville talk about the film 'And We Go Green,' exploring how electric cars can preserve the sport of racing and also cut down emissions.
The Hum Podcast November 27
Jeeti Poonir and Baljit Sangra. Image: Gilad Cohen.
Jeeti Pooni and director Baljit Sangra discuss their documentary about how the justice system can better support survivors of sexual abuse, especially for women of colour and immigrants.
Talking Radical Radio November 26
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Rachel Huot talks about the emergence of a network of parents committed to fighting the cuts to public education in Ontario.
RadioLabour November 22
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RadioLabour's Canada Report: Labour has condemned a U.S. policy change which says that Israeli settlements in Palestine are legal.
face2face November 22
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Director Jan Komasa talks to Face2Face host David Peck talk about contradictions of religion in his new film "Corpus Christi" set in the Polish Bible Belt of the U.S.
rabble radio November 21
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Activist and radio host Stefan Christoff tells us about the grassroots campaign to fight the deportation of Guinean refugees from Canada.
Talking Radical Radio November 19
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Burcu Emeç talks about the efforts of an artist-run centre to challenge systemic barriers in their own work and in the city.
RadioLabour November 15
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RadioLabour's Canada Report: Teachers in Ontario are for students and against cuts to education -- an interview with ETFO president Sam Hammond.
rabble radio November 14
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It was good news when Edwin Espinel was released on bail from a Honduran prison, but his Canadian mother-in-law says it presents more danger that he could be ordered back to prison.
face2face November 13
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Based on the novel by Caitlin Moran, the film "How To Build a Girl" is an irreverent coming-of-age comedy about being a girl.
The Hum Podcast November 13
Shaparak Shajarizadeh, Iranian women's rights activist. Image: Gilad Cohen
Shaparak Shajarizadeh discusses Iran's gender dynamics, her struggles with survivor's guilt, and what Canada's role should be in promoting gender equality.
Talking Radical Radio November 12
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Sheila Sampath of Shameless Magazine talks about the Talking Back Feminist Media Conference.
RadioLabour November 8
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RadioLabour Canada Report: Teachers and other education workers are fighting Ford government cuts. Also, how Chicago teachers won.
rabble radio November 7
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Corvin Russell talks to activist, writer and educator Carlos Torres about the roots of the protests in Chile and the on the ground events of the past two weeks.
face2face November 6
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Garin Hovannisian and Serj Tankian talk to David Peck talk about their film documenting how one man's journey on foot through Armenia inspired a revolution of hearts and minds.