Lorraine Chisholm

Podcast
Oct 26, 2011
Redeye

Fair trade not empowering producers

Redeye
Longtime activist Ian Hussey says that the fair-trade bureaucracy has centralized power in the Global North and that producers have little say in their working and living conditions.
Podcast
Oct 25, 2011

The growth of consumer debt

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Credit card debt began to rise sharply in the 1990s with major marketing campaigns. The middle class started to make up for a decline in real wages by using credit to make ends meet.
Podcast
Oct 25, 2011
Redeye

Keeping your money in the community

Redeye
Calgary Dollars were first introduced in 1996. They are currently used by over 700 local businesses, community groups and individuals.
Podcast
Oct 13, 2011

Yes in my backyard!

Redeye
Vancouver's Pivot Legal Society has created a how-to manual for people who want to welcome controversial projects, including homeless shelters, to their neighbourhoods.
Podcast
Oct 13, 2011
Redeye

Supreme Court of Canada rules in support of Insite

Redeye
On September 30, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled unanimously that the federal health minister had to sign an exemption allowing Vancouver's safe injection site to stay open.
Podcast
Jun 17, 2011
Redeye

Film review: Outside the Law

Redeye
A new film by director Rachid Bouchareb takes place between 1945 and 1962 and focuses on the lives of three Algerian brothers in France, set to the backdrop of the Algerian independence movement.
Podcast
Jun 13, 2011
Redeye

Wave of Pink against homophobia

Redeye
On June 14, the Burnaby Board of Education votes on a policy against homophobia and heterosexism. A local Christian church has been very vocal in their opposition to the policy.

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