Archive | August, 2012

Aug. 24, 2012: David Oloroso & Diara Lo: Occupy the Midwest in Detroit; Angela Demarse & Windsor’s climate change adaptation planning

Listen to entire program here (The program is slightly truncated): Occupy the Midwest was a major conference that  “originated with a call to action from Occupy St. Louis looking to host a regional Midwest conference in the early Spring of 2012. Many cities answered the call and the conference was a great success for activists […]

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Aug. 17, 2012: Liz Benneian & Derek Coronado, three R’s vs incineration

Listen to entire program here: Recent news reports indicate that the GM plant between Walker Rd and Kildare has been sold for demolition and that a garbage recycling firm will be building a plant in that location. According to Doug Schmidt in the Windsor Star, the plan “…is for construction of a $200-million recycling facility […]

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August 10, 2012: David Lenz and Windsor/Essex Pride Fest; Greg Zink and John Ralston Saul’s A Fair Country

Listen to entire program here: This 2012 version of Pride Fest Windsor-Essex got underway – the 20th anniversary of the event – last week, and continued till Sunday, Aug. 12 when the parade made its way through downtown to the riverfront. This is an important event in Windsor and both celebrates the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, […]

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August 3, 2012: Return to Kitchener’s The Working Centre with Joe Mancini

  Click here to listen to entire program: Back in January of this year I had on the program Joe Mancini, a director of The Working Centre in Kitchener. “The Working Centre is a non-profit, community-based, volunteer inspired venture that seeks to give individuals and groups access to tools and opportunities to become involved in […]

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July 27, 2012: Travis Reitsma and his research on media bias during 2009 city strike; Robert Mittag and fighting city hall (you can win)

Listen to entire program here: Friday’s program was pre-recorded on Wednesday, July 25 and I had in the studio a couple of guests including Robert Mittag, aka, Rockin’ Robbee, here to play some blues stylings and also talk about his ongoing campaign to keep the spotlight on Al Magnieh’s continuing presence on city council. But […]

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