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|rabble radio January 3 The migration from Central America to the U.S. isn’t about people seeking the American dream. Robert Albro, cultural anthropologist, talks about an often overlooked factor -- climate change.|
|Talking Radical Radio January 2 Alison Clancey and Jessi Taylor talk about SWAN Vancouver and its work doing support and advocacy with migrant and immigrant sex workers.|
|rabble radio December 20 COP 24, the Annual UN Climate Change conference ended this weekend. Simon Chambers of the ACT Alliance shares his first hand experience as a civil society representative.|
|face2face December 20 Tuva Novotny & Pia Tjelta & Face2Face host David Peck talk about new film 'Blind Spot', shock and grief, parenting, PTSD and dealing with guilt, blame and responsibility.|
|Asia Pacific Currents December 19 Samsung Electronics has resisted any calls to improve its workplaces but labour activists have recently won important gains.|
|Talking Radical Radio December 18 Marilyn Keddy and Peter Puxley talk about the work of the Campaign to Protect Offshore Nova Scotia to defend east coast fisheries and communities from the dangers of offshore oil and gas development.|
Tina Keeper's feature film 'Through Black Spruce' explores trauma, reconciliation, identity and survivalTina Keeper, Don McKellar and Face2Face host David Peck talk about residential schools and family history, the responsibility of Canadians, our collective lack of understanding, stories and truth.
|rabble radio December 13 Author and economist John Foster takes a broader look beyond the economics of oil and explores the petroleum-related reasons for government actions in Canada and the rest of the world.|
Heartbreaking and courageous new film 'Phoenix' deals with mental health issues, parenting and choiceFilmmaker Camilla Strøm Henriksen talks to David Peck talk about childhood stories, neglect, mental health issues, and making better choices.
|Asia Pacific Currents December 12 Sheung So of the Hong Kong based NGO Labour Education and Service Network talks about control of workers by the Chinese Communist Party.|
|Talking Radical Radio December 11 Voices-Voix is a non-partisan coalition of Canadians and Canadian organizations that documents the erosion of democracy in Canada. Its founder Tim McSorley talks about the work the group does.|
|face2face December 11 Carolina Hellsgård talks to Face2Face host David Peck talks about her new film, faith in humanity, collective guilt, environmentalism and why having a positive view of the apocalypse is important.|
|face2face December 6 The beautiful new film "Float Like A Butterfly" is about family life, gender disparity, life as community, boxing as a metaphor, contradictions, laughter and the vicinity of truth.|
|face2face December 5 "Let Me Fall" is a beautiful and challenging new film about drug addiction, responsibility, life-changing moments, choice and why everything we do has a consequence that can affect others.|
|Talking Radical Radio December 4 Terri Monture is a Mohawk woman of the Wolf Clan who lives in Toronto. Scott Neigh interviews her about the work of Indigenous Land Defence Across Borders.|
|Asia Pacific Currents December 4 A labour activist at the Istanbul airport speaks out about the conditions facing workers and the recent events that saw hundreds of workers detained by the police.|
Needs No Introduction
'What is to Be Done?' Brent Patterson talks to activists about navigating the current political momentFrom his southwestern Ontario speaking tour, Brent Patterson talks about why it it's important to engage with the current political moment and keep being hopeful.
|face2face November 29 Director Benjamin Gilmour and actor Sam Smith talk to David Peck about stereotypes, humanizing others, the absurdity of war, forgiveness, ethical codes, moral courage and suffering silence.|
|Talking Radical Radio November 27 Alana Cattapan talks about Rise Up!, a digital archive of feminist activism in Canada from the 1970s through the 1990s.|
|face2face November 27 A story about the illegal fishing industry in South East Asia, the environmental implications, slave labour, and rights-based activism.|
|rabble radio November 22 Rod Mickleburgh, author of "On the Line - A History of the British Columbia Labour Movement," speaks to the Hospital Employees Union at their annual convention.|
|face2face November 21 A story about a matriarch who will do everything in her power to protect her family. It’s about friendship & loss - a love letter to a species that could be gone from our planet in a generation.|
|Asia Pacific Currents November 20 While the independence referendum and national elections confirmed the status quo, social changes are happening in both countries.|
Migration out of Venezuela continues but the reasons behind the crisis aren't always what you're being told ...Steve Ellner, professor of economic history and political science in Venezuela talks to Michael Welch about the factors behind the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela that we’re not hearing.
|face2face November 15 Film director Astra Taylor explores the myths and truths about democracy, and the roots of the word itself. What does democracy really mean?|
|face2face November 14 The new film "Emu Runner" addressing social realism, loss and grief, challenging stereotypes, intergenerational trauma, taking more time for others and Indigenous rights and cultures in Australia.|
|Talking Radical Radio November 13 Dr. Isabelle Leblanc talks about the work of Médecins québécois pour le régime public, which translates as Quebec Doctors for Medicare.|
|Asia Pacific Currents November 13 The popular uprising in Syria has been drowned in blood. What could have the left and international solidarity movements done better to avoid this outcome?|
|rabble radio November 8 Author Bruce Campbell weaves a skillful narrative about how policy failure devastated lives in a tragic story of big oil, deregulation and free market ideology.|
|face2face November 8 A new film explores the struggle that victims in Spain have endured in their quest for justice dating back to the atrocities of General Franco.|