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Radio: Immigrant workers confronting the people who exploit them

Simran Kaur Dhunna and Bikram Singh are members of the Naujawan Support Network, a group of international students and immigrant workers primarily based in Brampton, Ontario, who are challenging the exploitation and mistreatment that their members face using protest, mutual … Continue reading

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Radio: Artists as workers — a new model for organizing

Jonny Sopotiuk is a visual artist, a curator, and a community and labour organizer. Zandi Dandizette is a new media installation artist and an arts and culture worker. Both are founding members of the Vancouver Artists Labour Union Co-operative (VALU … Continue reading

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Radio — Migrant agricultural workers demanding dignity

Scott Neigh — Talking Radical Radio ¬∑ Migrant agricultural workers demanding dignity Hector Balderos Campos is from Mexico and he has been coming to Canada as a migrant agricultural worker for 15 years. He is also a member of the … Continue reading

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Radio — Black workers building links, fighting back

[audio:http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/310066061-scott-neigh-talking-radical-trr-ep-195-dec-142016-black-workers-building-links-fighting-back.mp3] On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Mark Brown about the work of the Canadian chapter of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU). The CBTU brings together Black workers from across the labour … Continue reading

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Radio — A new Canada-wide coalition of migrant workers

[audio:http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/309849417-scott-neigh-talking-radical-trr-ep-143-dec-92015-a-new-canada-wide-coalition-of-migrant-workers.mp3] On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, I speak with Tzazn√° Miranda Leal. She is a long-time organizer with migrant workers, and she has been centrally involved in the recent founding of this country’s first-ever national coalition of … Continue reading

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Radio — Bringing red and green together: The Vancouver Ecosocialist Group

[audio:http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/309581093-scott-neigh-talking-radical-trr-ep-55-mar-192014-bringing-red-and-green-together-the-vancouver-ecosocialist-group.mp3] On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, Roger Annis talks about the Vancouver Ecosocialist Group and their commitment to the idea that thinking deeply about how capitalism works must be central to challenging the harm it does to … Continue reading

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Radio — An unusual local and an unusual lockout?

[audio:http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/309580545-scott-neigh-talking-radical-trr-ep-54-mar-122014-an-unusual-local-and-an-unusual-lockout.mp3] On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, Saira Chhibber talks about Local 1281 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), and about a long but recently ended lockout experienced by some of their members. We are living … Continue reading

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