Podcast June 7
RadioLabour's Canada Report June 7 to 14, 2019
Marc Belanger, C. Marie Ainsborough, Derek Blackadder | RadioLabour's Canada Report June 7 to 14, 2019. Ontario caps public sector wages at 1%. Labour wins paid leave for domestic violence in Saskatchewan. The LabourStart Report about union events.
Blog June 7
Image: Tom Ipri/Flickr
Robert Hackett, Noam Chomsky | ?Noam Chomsky discusses how activism for better media could help mitigate climate crisis.
Columnists June 6
Ava DuVernay. Photo: Eric Garcetti/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The filmmaker's Netflix miniseries "When They See Us" is essential viewing. It shows, as she says, "the system's not broken; the system was built this way."
Columnists June 6
Premier Doug Ford. Photo: Ford Nation/Facebook
Linda McQuaig | Doug Ford has shown a willingness to rip up contracts with business. Why not be bold and discard the mother of all Ontario's bad deals with business -- the privatization of Highway 407?
RabbleTV June 6
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Humberto DaSilva | Activist members of CUPE, ETFO, OPSEU and UNIFOR from the Durham district council of labour make attendees pause and consider what really matters to the people of Ontario.
Book Review June 6
Image: "Treaty Number Seven," painting by Bruce A. Stapleton. Chief Crowfoot addresses Commissioner David Laird seated at the centre and Commissioner James Macleod seated to his left. Jean L’Heureux stands beside Macleod. Source: Saskatoon Public Library Local History Room/Glenbow-Alberta Archives, NA-40-1
Sarah Boivin | Sheldon Krasowski's dense history uses primary documents and eyewitness accounts to further prove what First Nations have always insisted: their lands were never surrendered to the Crown.
Podcast June 6
The Burial of Kojo, Colonialism, Allegory and Truth. Image Copyright: Blitz the Ambassador and Array Films. Used with permission.
Face2Face | 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.
Blog June 6
Image: Peter Burka/Flickr
Pamela Palmater | The justice system was designed to fail Cindy Gladue, just as it has failed to deliver justice for countless Indigenous women, girls and their communities.
Blog June 6
Robert Hackett, Noam Chomsky | In the first part of a two-part interview, Noam Chomsky critiques the corporate media coverage of climate crisis for failing to offer urgency and empowerment.
Podcast June 5
Image: Pexels:  President Rodrigo Duterte speaking at a public event
Piergiorgio Moro, Jiselle Hanna | 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.
Blog June 4
Photo by Peace Brigades International.
Brent Patterson | The Luis Carlos Perez Lawyers' Collective and the Comité Santurbán are leading voices in the campaign to defend the drinking water of 2 million people from a proposed mine.
Blog June 5
David Suzuki | The push for greater ocean protection marks a growing shift in our perception of the seas, from a resource storehouse and dumping ground for wastes to a source of life.