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RadioLabour April 3
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RadioLabour's Canada Report: An interview with OFL president Patty Coates; CUPE's support of front-line workers; and more.
rabble radio April 2
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Mariam Abu Alatta, project officer with the Aisha Association for Woman and Child Protection in Gaza, talks about the COVID-19 outbreak and how it's affecting life in the early days of the pandemic.
face2face April 1
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Richard Bell talks about his new film "Brotherhood," dignity and self-sacrifice, putting others before ourselves, rites of passage, real boys and toxic masculinity.
Talking Radical Radio March 31
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Justin Kong of the Chinese Canadian National Council Toronto Chapter talks about organizing with workers in Chinese grocery stores, and about doing so in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
RadioLabour March 27
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RadioLabour's Canada Report: An interview with CLC president Hassan Yussuff. Child care during the pandemic. And more.
rabble radio March 26
Mostly empty shelves of an Atlantic Superstore supermarket of Halifax, Nova Scotia, on March 13, 2020. Image: Indrid__Cold/Flickr
Lois Ross, rabble's agriculture columnist, reflects on a recent trip to Cuba and talks about what Cubans know about food security that we can learn from in Canada.
Talking Radical Radio March 24
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Sharon Fortney talks about the complicated history of museums and about the Acts of Resistance exhibit, which showcases art from an Indigenous action against the Trans Mountain pipeline.
RadioLabour March 20
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RadioLabour's Canada Report: What needs to be done to protect health-care workers?
rabble radio March 19
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Alyssa Wright, Hannah McIlveen and Karen Burson work in different parts of the country in different lines of work, but they've all been affected by COVID-19.
face2face March 18
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Alanis Obomsawin, one of Canada's best known Indigenous documentary filmmakers, focuses on the inadequacies of Indigenous health care in her latest film through the stories of two children.
Talking Radical Radio March 17
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Mayson Fulk, trans liaison with District 6 of the United Steelworkers, talks about supporting transgender people in workplace contexts.
face2face March 13
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The film "Prey" tells a story of abuse by a Catholic priest and justice for victims in court. Co-producer Cornelia Principe says external oversight of the church may be necessary to end abuse.
rabble radio March 12
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Ryerson University has been withholding students fees from Ryerson's student union because of allegations of mismanagement two years ago. A court injunction late last week has now released those fees.
Talking Radical Radio March 10
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Vishan Charamis and Maud Nevoret talk about a Montreal-based project called the Rap Battles for Social Justice.
RadioLabour March 6
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RadioLabour's Canada Report: The publicly owned Canada Infrastructure Bank is being used to subsidize the profits of privateering corporations.
rabble radio March 5
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Maxine Betteridge-Moes is a Canadian living in Nepal who has discovered an informative and entertaining podcast by Nepali women that explore gender equality issues. She tells us why she's a fan.
Talking Radical Radio March 3
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Simon Black talks about Labour Against the Arms Trade and its work to oppose the sale of light armoured vehicles to Saudi Arabia.
RadioLabour February 28
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RadioLabour's Canada Report: Foodora couriers can form a union. Uber drivers up next. And more.
rabble radio February 27
Dahne Jobson, Toronto journalist at a workshop. Image: Victoria Fenner/rabble
Nadia Stewart of the Canadian Association of Black Journalists, and Anita Li of Canadian Journalists of Colour talk about their new action plan to increase diversity in Canada's media organizations.
face2face February 26
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Peter Tabuns, Ontario member of provincial parliament, was a guest on the show which sends two politicians from opposing parties out to spend the day together.
Talking Radical Radio February 25
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Kari Glynes Elliott talks about the work of the Ottawa Transit Riders to push for more reliable, affordable and accessible public transit in Ottawa.
RadioLabour February 21
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RadioLabour's Canada Report: 200,000 strike to protect quality education for the children. And more.
rabble radio February 20
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Jean Leggett, CEO of One More Story Games, talks about increasing diversity and inclusion in video gaming, and the recent scholarship she's been awarded to help her do that.
The Hum Podcast February 19
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Nora Sandigo's story as the legal guardian of 2,000 undocumented migrant children is the focus of the documentary "The Great Mother." She talks about the moment she knew she had to take action.
face2face February 19
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Below the ground outside Damascus, a subterranean hospital goes about its work in a hidden place. Sound designer Peter Albrechtsen talks about his work on "The Cave."
Talking Radical Radio February 18
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Professor Sheena Wilson of the University of Alberta talks about the political implications of energy systems, about the Just Powers project, and about what movements can learn from her work.
RadioLabour February 14
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RadioLabour's Canada Report: The Alberta government wants to steal one percent in wages from its workers. And more.
rabble radio February 13
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Stewart Wells talks about changes he's observed on his Saskatchewan farm related to climate change, and why he's involved in a new group of farmers and farm organizations to be part of a solution.
Talking Radical Radio February 11
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Dave Bleakney of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers talks about how his union is responding to the climate crisis, and about December's UN climate conference in Madrid.
RadioLabour February 7
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RadioLabour's Canada Report: On the first anniversary of a mine disaster in Brazil, steelworkers say never again in Canada. And more.