Archive | March, 2012

March 23: Patricia Fell and Windsor Feminist Theatre; Marion Overholt and the social assistance review efforts of the province

Technical assistance: Moses Frimpong Listen to entire program here: On Friday, Patricia Fell, Artistic Director of Windsor Feminist Theatre  was in the studio to talk about the theatre and the production of Riveter, which will debut May 10 during this year’s MayWorks 2012: A Celebration of Labour, Arts and Community. In the second half hour […]

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Mar. 16: Ed Bianchi and Indigenous rights in Canada; local musician Rayven Howard in studio

Technical Assistance: Moses Frimpong Listen to entire program here: Perhaps no other group of people have experienced  more injustice and marginalization than Aboriginal peoples in Canada. Recently, news from Attawapiskat (Blog post)  on the west shore of James Bay was a big media event for the exposure of the poverty there, and also provided another […]

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March 9: Kerry Preibisch and women migrant workers; Shaista Akbar&Ayoun Basharat: Human Rights and Sharia Law

Listen to entire program here: This month I’ll be looking at various topics that feature work by women in honour of International Women’s Day, marked on March 8th. On Friday’s program I discussed the plight of migrant workers in general and women migrant workers in particular with Dr. Kerry Preibisch, Associate professor in the Department […]

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March 2: Organizers of Palestinian Human Rights Week at UWindsor; Democracy Watch’s Tyler Sommers on robo-call election fraud

Listen to entire program here: For the last two years The ShakeUp was sure to cover what had become known on campuses around the country as Israeli Apartheid Week – a time to press for recognition of Palestinian human rights in Gaza and the occupied West Bank. We had to go to David Heap, or […]

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