Archive | May, 2012

May 25: Rockin’ Robbee and some live tunes and reflections on Windsor; CLC senior economist Angella MacEwen on changes to Canada’s EI program

Listen to entire program here: On the program I had a chat with Rockin Robbee in between songs about life in this city as one on a low income and living in social housing. With scandal licking at the doors of city hall and the current turmoil on the library board, we should be, as […]

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May 18: Abby Deshman on the review of police conduct during the 2010 G20; Tim McSorley on Bill 78 and the Quebec student strike

Listen to entire program here: (Listen to selected audio segments highlighted below) It’s never what should I cover on Friday, rather, it’s how to choose from all that’s going on that’s the big “problem” – there was the NATO summit in Chicago with thousands of activists at the summit, there is the report out on […]

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May 11, 2012: Michelle Le Chien, Executive Director of the Arts Council Windsor & Region on the local arts and culture scene.

Listen to entire program here: On Friday’s program today my guest was Michelle Le Chien, Executive Director of the Arts Council of Windsor & Region to speak on the Artists in Community/Workplace (AICW) grant and efforts to bring artists and community organizations together. This Wednesday, May 16th,  the series continues with AICW grant recipients Rolly […]

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May 4: Canadian Mining & Tanzania with Amani Mustafa Mhinda and Rebecca Bartel

Listen to entire program here: This past weekend a conference kicked off in Toronto entitled Mining Injustice. Some themes to be explored were listed as:   Resistance against mining: short- and long-term struggles and issues Re-colonization through mining Corporatization of education Mining and displacement Workers’ rights and resistance mechanisms Mining, Inc. and Occupy From local […]

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Apr. 27: Tova Perlmutter and Rolly Marentette and Day of Mourning; Tim McSorley and the Quebec student strike; and Rockin Robbee in the studio on guitar

Listen to entire program here: On Friday’s program my guests and I had a discussion about the  International Day of Mourning for those Workers Killed, Injured or made Ill on the Job, which occurred on Saturday, April 28th.  Workplace safety was again highlighted this year with a day of mourning in Windsor and Detroit and […]

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