Archive | February, 2013

Feb. 22, 2013: Melissa and Brian Austin & We Are Wisconsin

Listen to entire program here: Wisconsin activists Melissa and Brian Austin were in Windsor on Saturday, February 16th to talk about their involvement with the Wisconsin Uprising 2 years ago and the documentary film “We Are Wisconsin”. The film was screened that Saturday at the CAW Local 200/444 hall and Brian and Melissa were on […]

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Feb. 15, 2013: Black History Month: Sandwich activists John Elliot and Terrance Travis

Listen to entire program here: February is Black History Month and the Sandwich Town section of Windsor is a good place to start in order to understand and take to heart the Black reality in our community. From the Underground Railroad to the dire straits the community is in today, there is a long and […]

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Feb. 8, 2013: David Heap and the Gaza’s Ark project

Listen to entire program here: On the program  I spoke with David Heap, a prominent Palestinian rights activist who was aboard the Canadian Boat to Gaza and is a member of Gaza’s Ark. This new project will attempt to raise money to build a boat in Gaza that will then set sail with goods made […]

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Feb. 20, 2013: CJAM/CKUT Homelessness Marathon

On Wednesday evening CJAM provided a live remote to the Windsor Workers’ Action Centre as part of CKUT’s 11th Annual Homelessness Marathon. Local media has been focusing on a supposed increase in the number of panhandlers in the downtown core (Windsor Star & Windsorite.ca). In a city where millions are being spent on a new […]

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Feb. 1, 2013: CCPA’s David MacDonald & income inequality in Canada

Listen to entire program here: On Friday I spoke to David MacDonald, senior economist for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives about his take on the recent data release by StatsCan which indicates growing inequality in Canada. The release also generated a firestorm of sorts in the mainstream media setting the data either as, in […]

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