Archive | September, 2012

Sept. 21, 2012: Fay Faraday and her report on systemic migrant worker exploitation; also, the state of Windsor’s politics.

Listen to entire program here: Often on this program we have talked about the plight of migrant workers in Canada and in this region – especially those working in agriculture. We know they cannot unionize in Ontario, and further, that they are second class workers by design thanks to the various government programs that exist […]

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Sept. 14, 2012: Dr. Jeff Noonan & the future of public universities in Ontario; a brief report from the Sept 14 teachers’ rally

Listen to entire program here: Last Friday we were still essentially in back to class mode and students  – and faculty –  were settling in and getting a handle on their course load and physical bearings – especially new students; and so too with elementary and secondary students and teachers. The liberal government has just […]

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Sept. 7, 2012: OPIRG’s Alternative Welcome Week with Mohammed Almoayad and OPIRG board member Nadheera Panamaldeniya

Listen to entire program here: The usual welcome week fare has come and gone for the most part, and while it is important to have fun and be made welcome here, it’s also necessary to realize that university life, as full as it is with classes and assignments, is also a place of critical investigation […]

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Aug. 31, 2012: Currie Jean & Victoria Cross on Christian Flags fly at City Hall; Rockin Robbee with some tunes and discussion

Listen to entire program here: Last week, a Christian group headed by Pastor Shirley Walsh of Cutting Edge International Church raised a Christian flag at city hall as part of a March for Jesus event. Now, personally, if people want to promote, in a peaceful and respectful way, their religion, then fine. However, having a […]

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