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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 — Fighting racism and xenophobia during the federal election

Karen Cocq is a long-time grassroots organizer who has recently been doing popular education and communications work with the Migrant Rights Network, a cross-Canada alliance of migrant worker, refugee, and immigrant organizations devoted to fighting against racism and for migrant … Continue reading

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Radio — Defending migrant workers in British Columbia

Natalie Drolet is the executive director and staff lawyer for the Migrant Workers’ Centre BC (MWC), a non-profit organization that provides free legal assistance to migrant workers in British Columbia, and engages in public legal education and policy advocacy. Scott … Continue reading

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Radio — Migrant farmworkers demanding justice from Ottawa

[audio:http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/310058875-scott-neigh-talking-radical-trr-ep-184-sep-282016-migrant-farmworkers-demanding-justice-from-ottawa.mp3] On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Gabriel Allahdua, a migrant farmworker and one of the organizers of the month-long Harvesting Freedom caravan. As the caravan approaches Ottawa, where it will present its demands … Continue reading

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Radio — Migrant agricultural workers dreaming a better future

[audio:http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/309906190-scott-neigh-talking-radical-trr-ep-162-apr-272016-migrant-agricultural-workers-dreaming-a-better-future.mp3] On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, I speak with Evelyn Encalada of Justice for Migrant Workers and multiple award-winning filmmaker Min Sook Lee. They talk about the experiences and struggles of migrant agricultural workers in Canada, and … 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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Building solidarity between migrant and Canadian workers

[audio:http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/309702184-scott-neigh-talking-radical-trr-ep-94-dec-172014-building-solidarity-between-migrant-and-canadian-workers.mp3] On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, I talk with Chris Ramsaroop and Melisa LaRue about a collaboration between Justicia for Migrant Workers and the Windsor Workers Education Centre. They are in the early stages of bringing migrant … Continue reading

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