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rabble radio July 4
Over 150 town halls were held across the country in May and June. On today's rabble radio, we hear about what was accomplished and what the next steps are.
Asia Pacific Currents July 3
Image: Flickr/Al Jazeera/Political Party Stoles on Display
The far-right Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headed by Narendra Modi won the recent general elections in India. This will have serious ramifications for workers in the coming years.
Talking Radical Radio July 2
The youth climate strike in Canada. Image: Used with permission of Sustainabiliteens Vancouver.
Emma Lim and Rebecca Hamilton talk about Climate Strike Canada and the local and national organizing that is building the youth climate strike movement.
RadioLabour June 28
ILO Convention C-190 adopted.Image: International Labour Organization. Used with permission.
RadioLabour's Canada Report June 28 to July 5, 2019. CLC Secretary-treasurer negotiates ILO convention, teachers are fighting education cuts in Ontario, the LabourStart Report, and more.
face2face June 27
Image: Copyright Aisha Jamal and Kitab Productions Inc. Used with permission.
Aisha Jamal and Face2Face host David Peck talk about her new film "A Kandahar Away," family dynamics and pride, honesty and openness and why family relationships need a whole lot of patience.
Asia Pacific Currents June 26
Demonstration against proposed extradition bill, Hong Kong, June 2019. Image: etan liam/Flickr
The question of the relationship between Hong Kong and the Chinese government is not clear and a proposed extradition bill saw the biggest demonstration ever in Hong Kong.
Talking Radical Radio June 25
Image: Used with permission of SAEFTY Ottawa.
Kaeden Seburn and Jay Burns talk about SAEFTY Ottawa, a group of trans and gender-diverse youth using research and advocacy to reduce barriers youth face in accessing gender-affirming health care.
RadioLabour June 20
Caged children
RadioLabour's Canada Report June 21 to 28, 2019. The U.S. has separated 2,500 children from their refugee parents, Canada supports international law against workplace violence and more.
rabble radio June 20
Michael Welch of the Global Research News Hour talks about what it accomplished with labour historian Julia Guard and anti-poverty activists Harold Dyck and John Clarke.
face2face June 19
Clean Hands, Family Life and Central America
Michael Dominic talks about the ethics of cinéma vérité filmmaking, different versions of truth, poverty and white western development, empathy, curiosity and why the little things matter.
Talking Radical Radio June 18
Alas Mata, Baj Mukhopadhyay, and Bilal Mamdani talk about the Liberation Health Convergence, which brought radical health workers together in Toronto for five days in May.
Needs No Introduction June 14
Amira Elghawaby. Image: Victoria Fenner
Campus and community radio people are committed to diversity. But there is always room for improvement. Journalist and human rights advocate Amira Elghawaby spoke to them at their national conference.
RadioLabour June 14
ILO at McGill. Image: Morrice Hall, McGill University, 1940. ILO photo. Used by permission.
RadioLabour's Canada Report June 14 to 21, 2019. McGill provided a refuge for the ILO during WWII, a treaty to stop violence against women, the LabourStart Report, and more.
Asia Pacific Currents June 12
Voting slip for the Presidential elections. Image: Wikimedia - Voting slip for the Presidential elections
Indonesia is one of the world's biggest democracies and elections are closely watched especially now when many neighbouring countries are becoming more autocratic.
Talking Radical Radio June 11
Image: Photo by Alexander B. Kim. Used with permission.
Activist, journalist and drug user Garth Mullins talks about the drug war in Canada, drug user organizing and the new Crackdown podcast.
RadioLabour June 7
Image: Wikimedia - Queen's Park, Toronto
RadioLabour's Canada Report: Ontario caps public sector wages at one per cent. Labour wins paid leave for domestic violence in Saskatchewan. The LabourStart Report about union events.
face2face June 6
The Burial of Kojo, Colonialism, Allegory and Truth. Image Copyright: Blitz the Ambassador and Array Films. Used with permission.
David Peck talks to Blitz the Ambassador about filmmaking and storytelling, illegal mining, magic and allegory, paradox, guilt and genetic memory and truthful moments in his newest film.
Asia Pacific Currents June 5
Image: Pexels:  President Rodrigo Duterte speaking at a public event
Even though the first half of President Duterte's administration has been marked by authoritarian excesses, his allies were able to win in the recent elections.
Talking Radical Radio June 4
Image: Photo by Nik Gehl. Used with permission.
Lynn Gehl talks about the long battle by Indigenous women against sex discrimination in the Indian Act, her own decades in court and the current campaign to get Trudeau to finish the job.
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.