Tag Archives: poverty

Radio — When your city hates poor and homeless people

On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Stephen Harrison and Ashley Mollison of Victoria, British Columbia. Harrison has been documenting the increasing use of physical measures meant to displace poor and homeless people and Mollison … Continue reading

Posted in Episode, Radio | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Radio — Connecting and radicalizing struggles across low-income communities

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Herb Varley and Ivan Drury. They are organizers with the Alliance Against Displacement, a British Columbia group that is bringing together … Continue reading

Posted in Episode, Radio | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Radio — Fighting poverty and more in northwest Toronto

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Dwight Gordon. He is a member of Jane Finch Action Against Poverty, a group based in northwest Toronto that is active … Continue reading

Posted in Episode, Radio | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Radio — Organizing very low-income tenants in the Downtown Eastside

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, I speak with Wendy Pederson. She is an organizer with the Downtown Eastside SRO Collaborative, a group that is organizing tenants in single-room occupancy (or … Continue reading

Posted in Episode, Radio | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Radio — A union for panhandlers, buskers, and other folks on the street

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, I speak with Andrew Nellis. He is involved in the Street Labourers of Windsor (SLOW), a union for panhandlers, buskers, scrappers, security guards, and anyone … Continue reading

Posted in Episode, Radio | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Radio — The fight for a legal right to housing in Canada

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, I speak with Helen Luu and Ann Fitzpatrick about the Right to Housing Coalition and its combined legal and community strategy to win a positive … Continue reading

Posted in Episode, Radio | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Radio — Against gentrification in Vancouver

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, Jean Swanson and Phoenix talk about their work against the gentrification of the Downtown Eastside neighbourhood in Vancouver. Gentrification is the process in which neighbourhoods … Continue reading

Posted in Episode, Radio | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment