Author Archives: Scott

Radio — Grassroots disability politics in BC

On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Paul Gilbert and Margo Bok. They are involved in the BC Disability Caucus, a group whose work has spanned the range from online education and discussion to mobilizing … Continue reading

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Radio — Fighting back against developers to protect a wetland in Niagara Falls

Please note that Talking Radical Radio has been nominated for a Hamilton Independent Media Award. If you like the show, please vote for Scott Neigh under the category of “Best Journalist – Social Justice and Human Rights” before November 8! … Continue reading

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Radio — Demanding access to public services without fear of deportation

On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Mirtha Rivera and Emily Eaton. Both were active with the Regina Access Without Fear campaign, which demanded that the city of Regina adopt a policy enabling all residents … Continue reading

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Radio — Challenging inequities in and through the arts

On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Michele Decottignie and Olivia Marie Golosky. Both are involved in the performing arts in Calgary, Alberta. Discrimination and inequities pushed them both from their involvement in mainstream contexts … Continue reading

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Radio — Working to ban racist logos from Ontario schools

On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Lynne Courchene-Allard and Jean-Paul Allard. They are parents in Ottawa, Ontario, who have taken up the fight against racist logos, mascots, and team names, most recently by filing … Continue reading

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Radio — A community organizer’s grassroots run for Vancouver city council

On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Jean Swanson and Aiden Sisler. Swanson, who has been a participant in struggles for social justice in Vancouver for decades, is running for a seat on city council. … Continue reading

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Radio — Radical research bringing campus and community together

On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Lama El-Hanan, Rachele Gottardi, and Maverick Smith. They are involved in the Toronto Research Action and Community Exchange (TRACX), an initiative to connect students interested in doing grassroots … Continue reading

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