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JP Hornick and Dr. Naheed Dosani discuss the current crisis facing public healthcare in Ontario
16 Sep, 2022 | 0:30:00 |
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In 1959, the then-premier of Saskatchewan, Thomas Douglas envisioned a universal, pre-paid and publicly administered health care system – the first of its kind in North America. This plan for Saskatchewan prompted the federal government to initiate a national strategy to subsidize socialized medicine and support provinces in the shift to a universal system. He’s recognized as “the father of...
For 13 years, Carroll has empowered and counseled thousands of activists.
09 Sep, 2022 | 0:30:00 |
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This week, Jillian Piper speaks to Kimberly Carroll; an animal rights advocate and coach for changemakers. For 13 years, Carroll has empowered and counseled thousands of activists, social entrepreneurs, and mission-driven leaders who want to make a bigger difference in the world. By taking clients through a journey of deep inner work, finding empowering habits, and developing a strategy to...
We must do better for our female-identifying and LGBTQIA journalists.
02 Sep, 2022 | 0:30:00 |
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This week on the show, rabble labour reporter Gabriela Calguay-Casuga joins The Coalition For Women In Journalism founder Kiran Nazish to talk about protecting female journalists in Canada. The Coalition For Women in Journalism is a New-York based, international support organization for female and LGBTQIA journalists from around the globe. Today, Nazish joins Calguay-Casuga to talk about the increasingly vitriolic...
Anjali Appadurai talks about how her experience in grassroots organizing is guiding her campaign.
26 Aug, 2022 | 0:30:00 |
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This fall, someone will be replacing John Horgan as NDP Leader of British Columbia. Could that person be Anjali Appadurai?  This week on the show rabble’s national politics reporter Stephen Wentzell sits down with the Appadurai to talk about what inspired her to run for leadership and how her experience in grassroots organizing is guiding her campaign. “My role as...
Breanne Lavallée-Heckert discusses the importance of Indigenous governance for climate justice
19 Aug, 2022 | 0:30:00 |
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This week on the show, Breanne Lavallée-Heckert, the research manager at Indigenous Climate Action, talks about the importance of Indigenous stewardship in regard to the climate crisis and how people can support Indigenous Climate Action. Founded in 2015, Indigenous Climate Action is an Indigenous-led organization guided by a diverse group of Indigenous knowledge keepers, water protectors and land defenders from...
The federal government’s CERB clawbacks will have the gravest effect on mothers
12 Aug, 2022 | 0:30:00 |
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This week on the show, rabble contributor Doreen Nicoll speaks to Leila Sarangi, national director of Campaign 2000. Campaign 2000 is a network of national, regional and local partner organizations who have come together to increase public awareness of the levels and consequences of child and family poverty in Canada. Each year, the organization releases a national report card, measuring...
Gabriela Calugay-Casuga speaks to El Jones about challenging capitalist ideas of labour
05 Aug, 2022 | 0:30:00 |
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This week on the show, rabble labour reporter Gabriela Calugay-Casuga speaks to poet and activist El Jones. Based on Halifax Nova Scotia, Jones is a powerhouse in social movements focused on anti-racism, human rights, and decarceration. In September 2020, she was appointed chair of a 15-person subcommittee which was tasked with defining “Defund the Police” in Halifax. Jones and the...
Stephen Wentzell speaks to Dr. Lem, to talk about how extreme weather affects Canadians health.
29 Jul, 2022 | 0:30:00 |
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This week on the show, we’re sharing an interview which is part of rabble’s summer Boiling Point series. The Boiling Point examines the ways increasingly high temperatures due to the climate crisis are affecting our summers in Canada on a social, institutional, and ecological level. Today, national politics reporter Stephen Wentzell speaks to Dr. Melissa Lem to talk about how...
Doreen Nicoll speaks with Ron Hikel to talk about how to make a guaranteed income work in Canada.
22 Jul, 2022 | 0:30:00 |
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The concept of a guaranteed basic income has gained a lot of attention over the past few years. And on rabble, the idea has been discussed, debated, and deliberated from a variety of angles. In May this year, MP Leah Gazan and Senator Kim Pate joined us as part of our Off the Hill political panel series, talking about their...
A natural burial is not only cost effective, but it also supports a healthy environment.
15 Jul, 2022 | 0:30:00 |
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This week on rabble radio, we dive into the world of natural – or green, as it’s sometimes called – burials. For many of us, talking about death isn’t easy – let alone talking about what happens to your body once you’ve passed away. But what if there was a way to think of your burial as a way to...
Doreen Nicoll speaks to author and professor Dennis Raphael about the concept of social murder.
08 Jul, 2022 | 0:30:00 |
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This week on the show, Doreen Nicoll speaks to author and professor Dennis Raphael about the idea of “social murder” and how it applies to Doug Ford’s government. The expression “social murder” was first introduced by Friedrich Engels, a German political economist in the 1840’s. In his book, The Condition of the Working Class in England, Engels describes the misery...
This week, we share Nurses' Voices: Stories of courage and determination in the face of COVID-19
30 Jun, 2022 | 0:30:00 |
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It would be an understatement to say that COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically changed life in Canada. After two years since the pandemic came into our lives, we’re still grappling with a “new normal” and grieving the experiences, time, and loved ones we lost during the worst waves of the pandemic. No one knows this grief better than our healthcare workers....
Stephen Wentzell speaks with Martha Paynter about her new book, Abortion to Abolition
24 Jun, 2022 | 0:30:00 |
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This week on the site, rabble’s national politics reporter Stephen Wentzell reviewed Martha Paynter’s new book, Abortion to Abolition: Reproductive Health and Justice in Canada. This week, we’re sharing an interview between the two where Paynter dives into the misconceptions people have about access to abortion in Canada and the other threats facing reproductive justice in the country. Paynter explains...
Libby Davies sits down with Liz Marshall to talk about Meat the Future.
17 Jun, 2022 | 0:30:00 |
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This week on rabble radio, Libby Davies sits down with Liz Marshall, the writer, director, and producer of the recently internationally released documentary, Meat the Future. “Imagine a world where real meat is produced sustainably without the need to breed, raise and slaughter animals. This is no longer science fiction, it’s now within reach.” - meatthefuture.com Meat the Future tells...
Our June panel was made up of Rachel Snow, David Climenhaga, Chuka Ejeckam and Karl Nerenberg.
10 Jun, 2022 | 0:30:00 |
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This week on rabble radio, we featured a segment from our most recent Off the Hill political panel. This month, our theme was Off the Hill: Hot summer in the West. The Alberta political scene is in upheaval with the departure of the current (disgraced) premier and the federal conservative leadership race is becoming increasingly vitriolic. Amid this time of...
In our return to the Courage My Friends podcast, Resh Budhu welcomes Henry Giroux.
03 Jun, 2022 | 0:30:00 |
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This week on rabble radio, we share a segment of this year’s debut episode of the Courage My Friends podcast series, hosted on Needs No Introduction. In the first episode of this year’s Courage My Friends podcast series, we welcome Henry Giroux. Does education have a moral and political purpose? What do we mean by critical pedagogy - and why...
Medea Benjamin, co-founder of Code Pink, talks about the latest efforts in global peace-rallying.
27 May, 2022 | 0:30:00 |
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This week on the show, Libby Davies speaks to Medea Benjamin, co-founder of women-led peace group Code Pink. Code Pink is a grassroots NGO with an anti-war mandate. The goal of Code Pink is to divest from the “war machine” and from companies that derive their profits from U.S. military interventions, the global arms trade, and the militarization in the...
Sarah Jama speaks to Doreen Nicoll about the importance of accessible health services
13 May, 2022 | 0:30:00 |
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This week on rabble radio, rabble contributor Doreen Nicoll speaks to Sarah Jama. Jama is the co-founder of the Disability Justice Network of Ontario. Through the Disability Justice Network, Jama has been challenging the Ontario government and its health services to move from policing people with disabilities to allowing them to have personal and political agency and to thrive within...
Improving long-term care homes in the province should be a key issue ahead of the Ontario election
06 May, 2022 | 0:30:00 |
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This week on the show, rabble contributor Doreen Nicoll interviews Natalie Mehra, the executive director of the Ontario Health Coalition. The Ontario Health Coalition is a non-profit, non-partisan public interest activist coalition and network. It’s primary goal is to protect and improve Ontario’s public health care system. The coalition works to protect the health system from threats like cuts, delisting...
Brent Patterson interviews Sleydo' Molly Wickham, a spokesperson for Gidimt'en checkpoint.
28 Apr, 2022 | 0:30:00 |
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This week on rabble radio, Brent Patterson interviews Sleydo' Molly Wickham, a Gidimt’en Checkpoint spokesperson and Wing Chief of the Cas Yikh (Grizzly Bear) House. In November of 2021, Wickham was arrested at gunpoint during a militarized RCMP raid of her territory and held for five days in a jail cell. Brent Patterson spoke with Wickham earlier this week about...
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