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Needs No Introduction August 7
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A panel discussion hosted by Feminists Deliver on May 28 during Asian Heritage Month, exploring Asian identity in Canada.
Talking Radical Radio August 4
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Sidrah Ahmad-Chan and Niya Abdullahi talk about Rivers of Hope, a project that aims to use education to dismantle Islamophobia, racism and all related forms of oppression.
Talking Radical Radio July 28
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Musician Max ZB talks about Bricks and Glitter, a community arts festival in Toronto that "celebrates Two-Spirit, trans, and queer talent, ingenuity, caring, anger and abundance."
Needs No Introduction July 24
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An international panel talks about the pandemic and farm workers from a global perspective. A replay of a webinar held on July 3, 2020.
Talking Radical Radio July 21
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Gillian Müller and Tony Tran talk about the work of BIPOC TV and Film to increase the representation of Black, Indigenous and people of colour in Canada's TV and film industry.
Needs No Introduction July 16
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A replay of a webinar by Feminists Deliver on June 8, 2020, featuring a panel of Black women activists talking about a wide range of subjects relating to anti-Black racism in Canada.
face2face July 15
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Judith Helfand on her new film "Love and Stuff," mothers, grief, defiance and resilience, living well and why we all need to do a stuff review.
Talking Radical Radio July 14
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Organic vegetable farmer Brent Preston talks about the work of a new national coalition called Farmers for Climate Solutions.
Needs No Introduction July 10
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Jim Stanford's talk at the rabble members' council meeting was so good, we wanted you all to hear it. He talks about the problems with work even before the pandemic, and looks to the future.
face2face July 8
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In 2013, Godfred Addai-Nyamekye suffered a vicious attack at the hands of a Calgary police officer. A new film explores his story and the need for police accountability.
Talking Radical Radio July 7
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Fazeela Jiwa of Fernwood Publishing and David Bush of Between the Lines talk about the new Radical Publishers Alliance.
Talking Radical Radio June 30
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Souheil Benslimane talks about the work of the Criminalization and Punishment Education Project to support prisoners and to work against the injustices of policing and prisons.
RadioLabour June 26
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RadioLabour's Canada Report: Foodora workers proved that couriers are dependent workers. Plus: 200,000 seafarers are stuck at sea. And more.
Needs No Introduction June 25
In case you missed it -- a replay of rabble's June 18 webinar from our "Off the Hill" series focusing on the federal role in justice reform.
Talking Radical Radio June 23
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Adriana Salazar and Miigam'agan talk about Righting Relations, a pan-Canadian, women-led network of adult educators working for radical social change.
rabble radio June 19
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In addition to COVID-19, Hamilton Pride is dealing with the aftermath of police actions from 2019. A conversation with Cameron Kroetsche of the Pride board about this year's festival.
RadioLabour June 19
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RadioLabour's Canada Report: CUPE president Mark Hancock tells his 700,000 members that Black lives matter, and white privilege must be acknowledged and confronted.
face2face June 17
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Directors Richard Poplak and Dianne Neille talk about the film and the public relations agent who helped launch Margaret Thatcher's political career.
Talking Radical Radio June 16
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Sarah Jama talks about disability justice, large-scale mutual aid during the pandemic, and the struggle against anti-Black racism and police brutality.
RadioLabour June 12
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RadioLabour's Canada Report: A world e-commerce agreement could give big data corporations control over Canadian regulations. And, a global law could help women during the pandemic.
Needs No Introduction June 11
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Two friends and colleagues explore East Asian and Black racism during COVID-19 and what mutual solidarity and care between the two communities could look like at this moment, and in future.
Talking Radical Radio June 9
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Brendan Devlin and Shaden Abusaleh talk about Communities Not Cuts Manitoba and the work of figuring out how to oppose austerity under the limitations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
RadioLabour June 5
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RadioLabour's Canada Report: How the BCGEU used its shareholder power to attack Thomson Reuters' contracts with ICE.
rabble radio June 4
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Cases of COVID-19 are low compared to other regions of the world, but that doesn't mean all is well. We hear reports from the ground in Tanzania and Mozambique.
face2face June 3
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During the Ethiopian Revolution, almost every family lost a loved one. Tamara Dawit, director of the film "Finding Sally," talks about her quest to piece together the life of her aunt Sally.
Talking Radical Radio June 2
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Long-time trade unionist Derek Blackadder talks about the labour movement's use of new technologies over the decades and how that relates to today's pandemic-inspired push to move everything online.
RadioLabour May 29
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RadioLabour's Canada Report: The shame of long-term care homes. CERB denies income to hundreds of thousands. And more.
rabble radio May 28
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Liz Marshall talks about her documentary "Meat the Future," which explores a new process to create meat without killing animals. It's called cell-based meat and it's produced entirely in a lab.
Needs No Introduction May 27
rabble's latest webinar focused on strategies for the way forward during COVID-19. Listen to our panelists share their perspectives.
Talking Radical Radio May 26
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Ezra Morse and Ray Woroniak talk about the Qualicum Nature Preservation Society and its work to oppose development of an ecologically sensitive wetland on Vancouver Island.