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RadioLabour September 6
Toronto Labour Day Parade 2018. Image: Torontonian/Alamy Stock Photo. Used by permission (purchased photo).
RadioLabour's Canada Report September 6 to 13, 2019. Labour's five point agenda to make every day Labour's Day.
rabble radio September 5
Image: Sebastian Dooris/Flickr
Rocky Petkov, organizer with Extinction Rebellion Toronto, talks about ER's approach to the climate crisis, and how it’s different from ER Europe.
Asia Pacific Currents September 4
Kashmir Security Patrol. Image: La Priz/Flickr
The recent crackdown in Kashmir will have far-reaching consequences and are more related to India's internal politics than its rivalry with Pakistan.
Talking Radical Radio September 3
Image: Used with permission of Tiffany Joseph.
W̱SÁNEĆ and Sḵx̱wu7mesh woman Tiffany Joseph talks to Scott Neigh about her peoples' history, her work revitalizing her language and culture, and restoring the land.
face2face August 30
Image: Karen Stokkendal Poulsen and First Hand Films. Used with permission.
In a new film, director Karen Stokkendal Poulsen talks to David Peck about how power struggles unfold, using Myanmar as the location to explore democratic reform and the lure of corruption and power.
rabble radio August 29
Image: Lyla Miklos
Lyla Miklos, queer feminist activist and former chair of Hamilton Pride, shares her ideas about why there's a big problem with hate in Hamilton right now, and what needs to be done to solve it.
Asia Pacific Currents August 28
Free West Papua protest in Melbourne in August 2012. Image: Wikimedia
The West Papuan region of Indonesia has been embroiled in conflict ever since the sham Act of Free Choice in 1969. APC talks to West Papuan independence activist O'Neil Waromi.
Talking Radical Radio August 27
Image: Joshua Scott/Flickr
Sometimes, in the course of political action, people get arrested. Legal worker Macdonald Scott talks about the work of the Movement Defence Committee.
face2face August 23
Image: Larry Weinstein and Hawkeye Pictures. Used with permission.
Larry Weinstein talks to David Peck about his new film 'Propaganda: The Art of Selling Lies' and about how propaganda is influencing changes in the world order.
rabble radio August 22
Jack Layton goodbyes. Image: Elliott Margolies/Flickr
Jack Layton, NDP leader, activist and friend to many, passed away on August 22, 2011. Today on rabble radio, some excerpts from his funeral to help us remember him and his contribution to Canada.
Asia Pacific Currents August 21
Thailand traffic jam. Image: Cegoh/Pixabay
While Thailand is officially not a military dictatorship anymore, activists like Somyot Pruksakasemsuk continue to fight against repression. Asia Pacific Currents talks to him on today's show.
rabble radio August 15
Elizabeth May -- we don't have to choose between the economy and the environment. Image: Victoria Fenner
Why is it that so many people believe we can have a stable economy or healthy environment, but not both? Green Party Leader Elizabeth May talks to Victoria Fenner about this and more.
face2face August 14
"Conviction" -- new film explores why prisons need reform from the inside out. Image: Nance Ackerman and Ariella Pahlke. Used with permission.
Nance Ackerman and Ariella Pahlke invite us to consider a different kind of society that better supports the most vulnerable, particularly women in prison.
Talking Radical Radio August 13
Towards an anti-racist and decolonial left in Quebec. Image: Charles Rondeau/
Lawyer and activist May Chiu talks about Pour une dignité politique, a new formation looking to build an anti-racist and decolonial left in Quebec.
rabble radio August 8
Photo: Olivia Robinson
The role of libraries in our communities is changing. Olivia Robinson talks about why she chose libraries as her focus for her Jack Layton Journalism for Change Fellowship with
face2face August 7
Image Copyright: Lily Zepeda. Used with permission.
Not having a place "to go" isn't just an inconvenience. It's a problem that impacts billions worldwide. Lily Zepeda and Jack Sim talk about why we need to normalize the toilet globally.
Asia Pacific Currents August 7
Image: Pixabay - Atomic bomb
An interview with Denis Doherty of the Hiroshima Day Committee in Sydney Australia about the relevance of the bombing in 2019.
Talking Radical Radio August 6
Image: Used with permission of the Global Catholic Climate Movement Canada
Marissa Vertrees and Agnes Richard talk about the Global Catholic Climate Movement and about its Canadian chapter.
rabble radio August 1
Image: Pamela Palmater. Used with permission.
The Reconciliation Book Club is off and running. Listen to Pam Palmater's hopes for the book club, the response so far, and why she chose YouTube as the host for the club.
face2face July 31
New film 'Push' explores the housing crisis and capitalism run amok. Image Copyright: Fredrik Gertten and WG Film. Used with permission.
Leilani Farha and Fredrik Gertten explore gentrification and the right to housing in today's Face2Face podcast with David Peck.
Asia Pacific Currents July 31
Image: Wikimedia - General Strike KTCU in Seoul
This year has seen an upsurge of strikes, demonstrations and protests by South Korean workers. The issues relate to pay and working conditions.
Talking Radical Radio July 30
Image: Used with permission of the End Dress Codes Collective.
High school teacher Kate Curtis of the End Dress Codes Collective talks about this spring's big victory at the Toronto District School Board.
RadioLabour July 26
RadioLabour's Canada Report July 26 to August 2, 2019 - Canadians help lead the struggle for democracy at the Global Congress of Education International in Bangkok.
rabble radio July 25
Image: Pixabay - Monan - Canada Justice Law
Michael Welch talks to Dr. Bruce Clark, author of "Ongoing Genocide caused by Judicial Suppression of the 'Existing' Aboriginal Rights."
face2face July 24
'Gaza' -- new film explores life in 'the world's largest open air prison'
Garry Keane, Andrew McConnell and host David Peck talk about their new film "Gaza" -- covering grace and humour, surfing, ordinary people and one-dimensional views of complex problems.
Talking Radical Radio July 23
Laura Cuthbert talks about the Populous Map project and its work to preserve and share marginalized histories in British Columbia.
rabble radio July 19
David Kattenburg has visited Israeli occupied Palestine for many years documenting the challenges, struggles and strength of its people. Some highlights from his explorations in June and early July.
Asia Pacific Currents July 17
Image: Wikimedia - Yemen civil war detailed map (August 2015)
Kamillia el-Eriani, a Melbourne-based professor of sociology and politics, talks to Jiselle Hanna about the dynamics and deep roots of the conflict in Yemen.
Talking Radical Radio July 16
Marty Wexler and Claire McNeil talk about the Disability Rights Coalition of Nova Scotia and its work to challenge the institutionalization of people with disabilities in their province.
RadioLabour July 12
RadioLabour's Canada Report July 12 to 19, 2019. The proposed replacement for NAFTA is not good enough. U.S. labour also opposes NAFTA 2.0. The LabourStart Report. And more.