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Police and prison abolitionist organizing in Vancouver

Talking Radical Radio

Tonye Aganaba and Chantelle Spicer live in the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh people, in what is colonially known as Vancouver. They are active in the Defund 604 Network, a collective that organizes around police and prison abolition. Scott Neigh interviews them about that work.

A struggle over the future of Montreal's transit system

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Laurel Thompson is a retired teacher based in Montreal and an environmental activist with a particular interest in sustainable transportation. She is also a member of the group Trainsparence. Scott Neigh interviews her about the REM, a major new addition to Montreal’s transit system, and the group’s opposition to it.

The fight for universal dental care in Canada

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Brandon Doucet is a dentist in Nova Scotia and a founding member of the Coalition for Dentalcare, an organization that brings together dentists, hygienists, dental students, other health care professionals, and members of the public to advocate for universal dental care in Canada. Scott Neigh interviews him about how dental care currently works in this country, and about the fight to make it universally accessible.

Supporting homeless encampments in Halifax

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Vicky Levack is a human rights advocate based in Halifax whose work focuses on disability and on gender, with a particular interest in housing issues. These days, she is active with the PADS Community Network, a new grassroots formation in Halifax fighting – as their acronym summarizes – for permanent, accessible, dignified, and safer housing for all.

Fossil fuel workers pushing for a shift to renewables

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Members of Iron and Earth installign a solar panel on a roof.

Luisa Da Silva is a geoscientist who has worked in the fossil fuel industry in Alberta and in mining. She is currently the executive director of an organization called Iron and Earth, which according to their website is “a worker-led not-for-profit with a mission to empower fossil fuel industry and Indigenous workers to build and implement climate solutions.” Stephen Buhler is a journeyman machinist who works in the fossil fuel industry in Alberta.

Challenging anti-Asian racism during the pandemic

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Serena Mah is a media relations consultant and a former television journalist who lives in Edmonton, Alberta. Scott Neigh talks with her about anti-Asian racism, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Act2EndRacism coalition.

In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, Mah got a call from former Alberta MLA Theresa Woo-Paw, based in Calgary, about the rapid upsurge in incidents of anti-Asian racism happening at the time.

Prison abolition and how we respond to the worst forms of gendered violence

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Ardath Whynacht is an activist, writer, and scholar who lives in Mi’kmaq territory and teaches sociology at Mount Allison University in New Brunswick. She is also the author of Insurgent Love: Abolition and Domestic Homicide (Fernwood Publishing, Nov 2021) which she describes as “a book about how we can think through abolition and defunding police while also being attentive to high risk intimate partner violence that leads to domestic homicide.”

Fighting Doug Ford's pro-developer agenda as a form of climate activism

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Don McLean, Sue Carson, and Nancy Hurst are members of Hamilton 350, a group that engages in climate activism in the city of Hamilton on the west end of Lake Ontario, in loose affiliation with the North America-wide 350.org. Scott Neigh interviews them about the group's new Conservation Watch project.

Autistic people organizing under the banner of disability justice

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Defending a threatened coastal ecosystem

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Supporting prisoners, working towards abolition

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Fifty years of faith-based anti-poverty work in Saskatchewan

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Grassroots education workers organizing for a #SafeReturn and a #JustRecovery

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A voice for Two-Spirit people in Atlantic Canada

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A campaign to bring long-term care into the public health care system

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BIPOC youth stories about the climate crisis

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Standing up against mass firings in BC's hotel industry

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Challenging Canada's predatory role in Latin America

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Fighting environmental racism in small-town Nova Scotia

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The campaign to free an Ottawa academic detained in Turkey

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