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Asia Pacific Currents July 11
NAIDOC Week banner
The fight for Indigenous rights is an issue affecting people all over the Asia Pacific region, including Australia.
Talking Radical Radio July 10
Image: Used with permission of the Poor Persons Walk.
Kym Hines, Hugh Lampkin and Cynthia Travers talk about the Poor Persons Walk, an action taking place later in July in several British Columbia communities.
The Hum Podcast July 10
Cynthia Lowen. Photo: Gilad Cohen
Emmy-nominated filmmaker Cynthia Lowen discusses her film "Netizens," the gender dynamics of being on the internet and the efforts to change privacy laws.
Needs No Introduction July 5
Free Speech - Conditions Apply
In the era of hate speech and fake news, do we need more limits on free speech? A panel discussion hosted by Simon Fraser University's Institute for the Humanities.
face2face July 4
Andrew MacLeod explains why we should be "All Together Healthy"
Andrew MacLeod and David Peck talk about mental health, choices and social context, addiction, brokenness, trauma, thinking collectively and a health in all policies approach to wellness.
Asia Pacific Currents July 4
Pro refugee rights protests
The Australian government continues to disregard the welfare of refugees and asylum seekers in Australia.
Talking Radical Radio July 3
Fighting for the rights of disAbled women
Executive director Bonnie Brayton talks about the work of the DisAbled Women's Network Canada.
Needs No Introduction June 28
Image: Ruins of the residential school in Spanish, Ontario
Four panellists explore what reconciliation means in our institutions of higher learning. Recorded at the 2018 Tommy Douglas Institute at George Brown College in Toronto on May 28, 2018.
Asia Pacific Currents June 27
Filipino workers protesting
While weakened in comparison to its heyday, the Filipino working class is continuing the fight to organize and improve the living conditions of all workers.
face2face June 27
Mor Loushy and Daniel Sivan talk about their film 'The Oslo Diaries'
Mor Loushy, Daniel Sivan and David Peck talk about The Oslo Diaries, secret meetings, common languages, enemies as friends, land disputes and what we’re leaving behind for our children.
Talking Radical Radio June 26
Fighting Homelessness in Ontario's past and in its Doug Ford future
Street nurse Cathy Crowe speaks about her decades of involvement in struggles against homelessness and for social justice in Ontario, and about what that experience tells her about facing Doug Ford.
The Hum Podcast June 25
Mandi Gray. Photo: Gilad Cohen
Mandi Gray talks to The Hum about taking her sexual assault case to trial and ways that the experience has shaped her life.
rabble radio June 20
Steel Factory
Ken Neumann, National Director for the United Steelworkers Canada talks to Marc Belanger of Radio Labour about why the current trade war between Canada and the U.S. is short-sighted.
Talking Radical Radio June 19
Pushing rural organizations to be more welcoming to trans and gender-diverse people
Behc Jax-Lynx and Cara Tierney talk about their educational work that is pushing rural and suburban organizations to be more open to transgender and gender-diverse people.
Needs No Introduction June 14
Senator Murray Sinclair speaks about Truth and Reconciliation
The Chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission speaks about what reconciliation means in a keynote address at this year's Tommy Douglas Institute at George Brown College in Toronto.
Asia Pacific Currents June 13
Image: Wikimedia - Protests in Tehran
Due to widespread exploitation, inequality and corruption, workers protests have continued this year all over Iran.
face2face June 12
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Velcrow Ripper, Nova Ami and David Peck talk about the myth of Proteus, cynicism, grieving loss, submersive art, futurelessness and what wise and radical hope really looks like.
Talking Radical Radio June 12
Queerspawn speak out: Growing up in queer and trans families
Sadie Epstein-Fine and Makeda Zook talk about their new anthology, Spawning Generations: Rants and Reflections on Growing Up with LGBTQ+ Parents.
The Hum Podcast June 11
Laura Marie Wayne and Scott Jones. Photo: Charlotte Marchesseault
On October 12, 2013, Scott Jones’ life changed in an instant when he was left paralyzed from the waist down in an anti-gay hate crime.
face2face June 6
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Julie Eng, Daniel Zuckerbot and David Peck talk about their new film "The Science of Magic," change blindness, assumptions, subverting reality, free will, doubt and the problems of perception.
Asia Pacific Currents June 6
Image: Opposition election rally/Wikimedia Commons
For the second part on our analysis of the recent elections in Malaysia results, we talk to Sonia Randhawa, a longtime human rights activist and co-organizer of the Bersih movement.
Talking Radical Radio June 5
Image: Modified from an image used with permission of the organizers of the the Future is Public conference.
David McDonald speaks about an upcoming conference that will help us move from the defensive politics of anti-privatization towards building an agenda-setting pro-public movement.
The Hum Podcast May 31
La Tanya Grant. Photo: Gilad Cohen
Jermaine Carby was shot dead by Peel Regional Police in 2014. La Tanya Grant joins The Hum to talk about her cousin, police brutality and more.
face2face May 30
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Matthew Shoycet and Ricki Gurwitz talk with David Peck about their new film "The Accountant of Auschwitz," guilt, complicity, brainwashing and where one draws moral versus legal lines.
Asia Pacific Currents May 30
Mural depicting Aboriginal people in chains Image: Wikimedia Commons
National Sorry Day in Australia is a day to remember the historical and continued hurt and trauma that Australia's Indigenous people face.
Talking Radical Radio May 29
Taylor MacLean and Darius Mirshahi talk about racism in the workplace, precarious work, and the struggles of a group of Black cleaning workers in Halifax.
rabble radio May 23
Tar sands exploratory mission
Keith Stewart, senior energy strategist with Greenpeace Canada, says the only way to meet our climate change targets is to leave oil in the ground.
face2face May 23
Elizabeth Mirzaei talked about her film 'Laila at the Bridge'
Elizabeth Mirzaei talks to David Peck talk about her new film, freedom and oppression, bravery, corruption and persistence, corruption, systemic misogyny and the love of a mother.
Talking Radical Radio May 22
Wendy Goldsmith and Ron Rousseau talk about this year's efforts by the Canada Boat to Gaza and the Freedom Flotilla Coalition to break the Israeli siege of Gaza.
Asia Pacific Currents May 22
What will the Malaysian Elections Mean?
Prime Minister Mahatir was seen as an autocrat when last in power but he is now seen as a reformer. What has happened?