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face2face February 7
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"St. Louis Superman" tells the tale of a battler rapper from Ferguson, Missouri, who becomes an inspiring leader despite many contradictions in his life and personality.
rabble radio February 6
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Community media is the third pillar of Canada's broadcast system, but is barely mentioned in the recently released review of the Broadcast Act. Two community media leaders say that's not right.
The Hum Podcast February 5
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Join our hosts as they chat about their own experiences of mental health in the workplace, growing up with immigrant mothers, and what it's like to meditate for ten days straight.
Talking Radical Radio February 4
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Frédérique Chabot and Natalya Mason talk about sex ed as a holistic approach links sexual health to social justice.
RadioLabour January 31
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RadioLabour's Canada Report: The Amalgamated Transit Union says fare-free transportation can help solve the climate crisis. And more.
rabble radio January 30
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January 25 was 5G Global Protest Day. Some advocates are saying we need to slow down on the rollout so the health concerns can be properly researched.
face2face January 29
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Rebecca Snow and Steve Gamestar talk about their new film, told through stories and unanswered questions of three people who endured the horror of Nazi concentration camps as children.
Talking Radical Radio January 28
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Protecting a threatened ecosystem -- Scott Beaver and Chris Hunter talk about the NOPE Campaign against the proposed Cochrane Hill gold mine on the St. Mary's River in Nova Scotia.
RadioLabour January 24
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RadioLabour's Canada Report: Unifor president Jerry Dias was arrested while picketing for the 800 workers locked out at Regina's Co-op refinery. And more.
rabble radio January 23
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rabble labour beat reporter Zaid Noorsumar talks about why he decided to focus on home and long-term care in Ontario and what he's learned.
face2face January 22
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"Murmur" explores the story of Donna, an animal rescue worker whose idea of rescuing goes too far. David Peck talks to filmmaker Heather Young about loneliness and our desire for love.
The Hum Podcast January 22
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How to create spaces for survivors, and learning to love himself again -- Sasha Joseph Neulinger discusses the experience of making "Rewind."
Talking Radical Radio January 21
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Baj Mukhopadhyay, Mehak Sawhney and Aadita Chaudhury talk about Canadian organizing in solidarity with protests in India against the National Register of Citizens and the Citizenship Amendment Act.
face2face January 20
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François Girard, director of "The Red Violin" talks about his new film which tells the story of the mysterious disappearance of a concert violinist in the 1950s and a brother's search to find him.
RadioLabour January 17
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RadioLabour's Canada Report: The UFCW says Uber Black drivers are employees and eligible to unionize. And more.
rabble radio January 16
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Election reform advocate Dave Meslin has succeeded in his Kickstarter to raise $15,000 to fund research into electoral reform at the municipal level, building on what’s been done in London, Ontario.
face2face January 15
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Though the story of Antigone was written in 441 BC, it still resonates in contemporary times. Sophie Deraspe speaks about her new award winning film which draws parallels to the immigrant experience.
Talking Radical Radio January 14
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Ladna Mohamed, Kaku Kenyi and Andre Harriott are part of the team that made "Black in Post-Sec," a new documentary film on the experiences of Black students in Canadian universities.
RadioLabour January 10
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RadioLabour's Canada Report: Secondary school teachers strike against the Ford government's cuts to education. And more.
rabble radio January 9
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Indigenous researcher Melissa Tremblay talks about her award-winning research to develop a supportive housing model for teen parents and their children.
The Hum Podcast January 8
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Todd Thomas aka "Speech" talks about his experiences filming "16 Bars," why it is so difficult to change the prison-industrial complex, and music's role in social justice.
Talking Radical Radio January 7
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Imtiaz Popat talks about his wide range of activism and organizing in Vancouver against racism, homophobia, and an entire spectrum of intersecting oppressions and bigotries.
Talking Radical Radio December 23
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Doug Hewitt-White, Murray Lumley and Scott Albrecht talk about the work of Conscience Canada to establish a right to conscientious objection to military taxation.
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.