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RadioLabour May 31
Workers at garment factory in Gazipur, Bangladesh
RadioLabour's Canada Report May 30 to June 7, 2019. The Bangladesh Fire and Safety Accord rejected by Mark's and Sport Chek, the LabourStart Report, and singing: 'Every Stitch'.
Needs No Introduction May 30
Maude Barlow - Envisioning Economic Justice. Image Credit: Artwork by Jack Pearpont – Event Artist for TDI. Used with permission of TDI, photo by Victoria Fenner.
Maude Barlow speaks at the Tommy Douglas Institute at George Brown College on May 23, 2019.
face2face May 29
The challenges of Being an "A" personality explored in new book by Claire Booth. Image Copyright: Claire Booth and LifeTree Media. Used with permission.
"The Achiever Fever Cure" -- Claire Booth talks to David Peck about how the drive to succeed can be both good and bad.
Talking Radical Radio May 28
Feminist art in a digital age
Hana Shafi, aka Frizz Kid, talks about her art, her poetry, and her feminist politics.
Asia Pacific Currents May 28
Another Nakba Day for Palestinians. Image: Palestine Solidarity Campaign/Flickr
It has been 71 years since the Palestinians were forced off their land. Their struggle continues in many different forms.
RadioLabour May 24
Winnipeg General Strike
RadioLabour's Canada Report May 24 to 31, 2019. Women were the first to walk off the job during the Winnipeg strike, the gender pay gap seems stuck at 20 per cent, and singing: 'Bread and Roses.'
face2face May 22
"Invisible Essence: The Little Prince" -- an updated version of a classic story. Charles Officer and Cane Sugar Filmworks. Used with permission.
Charles Officer talks about his new film "Invisible Essence: The Little Prince," based on the original story read for the first time by a blind Pakistani boy.
The Hum Podcast May 22
Tasha Hubbard, filmmaker, and Debbie Baptiste, mother of Colten Boushie. Photo: Gilad Cohen
Colten Boushie’s mother Debbie Baptiste and filmmaker Tasha Hubbard discuss their film "Nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up" and how systemic racism impacts our justice system.
Talking Radical Radio May 21
Defending campus radio in Ontario. Image: Alan Levine/Flickr
Jacky Tuinstra Harrison and Barry Rooke talk about #DefendCampusRadio, a campaign responding to changes by Ontario's Conservative government that put the funding of campus radio stations at risk.
RadioLabour May 17
Winnipeg Pride Festival 2018
RadioLabour's Canada Report May 17 to 24, 2019. May 17 is the International Day Against homophobia, transphobia and biphobia, a sweet & sour deal at GM's Oshawa plant, and the LabourStart report.
rabble radio May 17
Heidi Berger, daughter of a Holocaust survivor, is creating a new course focusing on genocide education
Heidi Berger, daughter of a Holocaust survivor and founder of the Foundation for Genocide Education, talks about why her new genocide education program for high school students is necessary.
face2face May 15
"Something In The Air"  -- new film demonstrates that the effects of air pollution may be worse than we know. Image Copyright: Leif Caldor and and Zoot Pictures. Used with permission.
Director Leif Kaldor explores the effects of the "airpocalypse" on human health ranging from asthma to DNA change and dementia. He talks to Face2Face host David Peck.
Talking Radical Radio May 14
Hirut Melaku and Rachel Zellers talk about the work of the Third Eye Collective, a group of Black women in Montreal developing transformative justice responses to sexual and gendered violence.
RadioLabour May 10
Image: Alexander Kurth. Used by permission of CUPW.
RadioLabour's Canada Report May 10 to 17, 2019 -- Foodora couriers in Toronto want a union, labour demands a new social contract, the LabourStart report about union events and more.
rabble radio May 9
'Outside In'  -- Libby Davies reflects on her life of social justice and public service
In her new book, long time NDP MP Libby Davies shares some thoughts about social justice, political life and her career in municipal and federal politics.
The Hum Podcast May 8
Prisoner image
Scarlet Estrada discusses the confusion around the Venezuelan crisis, reframing political prisoners as hostages, and the importance of art in sharing the truth.
Talking Radical Radio May 7
Boat Seaview Cape Tormentine. Image: Michel Rathwell/Flickr
Jill Graham-Scanlan talks about the Friends of the Northumberland Strait and its work to protect that body of water from pulp mill effluent.
face2face May 7
New film 'Falls Around Her' explores and honours the The Seven Grandfathers teachings. Image: Copyright Darlene Naponse and The Film Farm. Used with permission.
For the Anishinaabe people, the Teachings of the Seven Grandfathers is a set of teachings on human conduct. A conversation with Darlene Naponse about how the teachings informed her new film.
RadioLabour May 3
UFCW Support Centre. Photo used with permission.
RadioLabour's Canada Report May 3 - 10, 2019 -- The UFCW wants abused temporary migrant workers to be able to change employers, The LabourStart Report, and more.
Needs No Introduction May 2
Svend Robinson. Photo: Michael Tseng. Used with permission.
Svend Robinson says that the upcoming federal election is our last chance to reverse climate change. A talk from Vancouver on April 24, 2019 about the links between capitalism and climate change.
Talking Radical Radio April 30
Reducing the harms that prisons do while working to abolish them
Rowan Moyes talks about Bar None Winnipeg, their prison rideshare project, and their broader prison abolitionist politics.
rabble radio April 26
"Music for the Changing Voice" demonstrates that music can heal fractured hearts. Image: Peter Stranks. Used with permission.
Alyssa Wright, a singer-songwriter and cellist from Barrie, Ontario, talks about how her new show helped her heal from sexual abuse and deal with painful memories.
RadioLabour April 26
Laird Cronk, BC Fed
RadioLabour's Canada Report April 26 - May 3, 2019 -- British Columbia should end child labour with new laws says BC Fed. Also -- the LabourStart report about union events, and remembering Rana Plaza.
face2face April 24
Melanie Wood on film Living in HOpe, Human Centred Healthcare and Mental Health
'Living in HOpe' is the culmination of more than a year of filming at The HOpe Centre in North Vancouver, offering viewers a challenge to rethink how we perceive people living with mental illness.
The Hum Podcast April 24
Gilad Cohen and Simona Ramkisson, hosts of The Hum Podcast
Hosts Gilad Cohen and Simona Ramkisson open up about their personal lives, their thoughts on "wokeness" as a brand, and Gilad's thoughts on vaping.
Talking Radical Radio April 23
Indigenous women rising in the face of violence and injustice
Carol Martin and Sophie Merasty talk about Red Women Rising, a new publication in which Indigenous women of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside talk about injustice, survival, leadership, and making change.
RadioLabour April 18
Prescription drugs
RadioLabour's Canada Report April 19-26, 2019 -- Nurses say lobbyists are trying to stop pharmacare, what happened when British tourists supported a picket line, the LabourStart report and more.
rabble radio April 18
Eighteen years old already?  Happy Birthday rabble!
If rabble was a person, she could vote! rabble staffers share thoughts about what we should be thinking about now that we're all grown up.
Talking Radical Radio April 15
Supporting refugees in a small Quebec border town
Frances Ravensbergen talks about the migrant justice group Bridges Not Borders, based in a small Quebec town near an irregular border crossing commonly used by refugees entering Canada from the U.S.
rabble radio April 12
'A New Kind of Union' - new book explores the first five years in the history of Unifor. Photo provided by James Lorimer and Company
Fred Wilson played a major role in the creation of Unifor. In his new book, he reflects on the first five years of one of Canada's newest unions' often turbulent history.