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Laura McCoy and Leela Acharya talk about the work of Ontario Education Workers United.
31 Aug, 2021 | 0:28:19 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Laura McCoy and Leela Acharya are teachers in Toronto and members of Ontario Education Workers United, a grassroots group of education workers from across Ontario committed to fighting for a strong, equitable, public, safe K-to-12 education system. Scott Neigh interviews them about the impacts of the pandemic on education in Ontario, about the group, and about the upcoming return to...
dealing with rejection, sledge hockey, gorlin
26 Aug, 2021 | 0:29:57 |
EN | CJAM-FM Music Department |

This program focuses on disability issues. Host Cam Wells will explore all sides of this comparing and contrasting with able bodied life.
Lani Guinier deconstructs meritocracy
12 Jul, 2021 | 0:28:50 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In 2019, the FBI broke up a criminal conspiracy to guarantee rich kids entrance to prestigious universities. But traditional ways the admissions system is biased are not against the law. In this 1995 speech to the Commonwealth Club of San Francisco, Guinier exposed how biased criteria perpetuate class privilege in law school admissions, employment, and other opportunities.
The group Parents of Black Children is supporting parents and advocating for Black students.
06 Apr, 2021 | 0:28:13 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Kearie Daniel is a communications and public relations professional who focuses on equity consulting, as well as a podcaster and blogger. She is also a parent advocate and co-founder of the group Parents of Black Children. Scott Neigh interviews her about anti-Black racism in the school system and about how Parents of Black Children is supporting parents and advocating for...
Three voices from Laurentian University, which recently filed for insolvency protection.
30 Mar, 2021 | 0:28:04 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On February 1, 2021, Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, announced that it was filing for creditor protection under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA). It faces the likelihood of massive program cuts and job losses. Reuben Roth is a labour studies and sociology professor at Laurentian. Katlyn Kotila and Darius Garneau are both fourth-year undergraduate students, Kotila specializing in political...
Cam Scott, Irene Bindi, and Daniel Friesen talk about the work of Police-Free Schools Winnipeg.
24 Nov, 2020 | 0:28:05 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Cam Scott, Daniel Friesen, and Irene Bindi are community organizers and members of Police-Free Schools Winnipeg. Scott Neigh speaks with them about the struggle to get police out of Winnipeg schools. In general, middle-class white people tend to experience police as a source of safety. But lots of people not in that category, particularly Black and Indigenous people, tend to...
Three faculty members talk about the work of the Mount Royal Anti-Racism Coalition.
03 Nov, 2020 | 0:28:13 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Renae Watchman, Michael Truscello, and Leah Hamilton are faculty at Mount Royal University, a small undergraduate institution in Calgary. They are also members of the Mount Royal Anti-Racism Coalition, a group of faculty dedicated to a wide range of anti-racist work on and beyond campus. Scott Neigh interviews them about what racism looks like in the academy, and about what...
Medeana Moussa and Wing Li talk about the work of Support Our Students Alberta.
20 Oct, 2020 | 0:28:16 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Medeana Moussa is an entrepreneur and mother of four who lives in Calgary, and she is the executive director of Support Our Students (SOS) Alberta. Wing Li holds a PhD in neuroscience, has two children, and is the communications director for the group. SOS Alberta is a grassroots, nonpartisan network focused on standing up for the rights of students to...
An international conversation
14 Sep, 2020 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In many parts of the world, governments and other actors are attempting to limit or banish Gender Studies and the concepts it explores. On Thursday, July 30, 2020 the US chapter of the International Association of Women in Radio and Television hosted a web-based discussion on this issue, titled Global Attacks on Gender Studies and the Dismantling of Critical Knowledge....
The International Women's House in Rome
27 Jul, 2020 | 0:28:43 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

The Casa Internazionale delle Donne - the International Women's House - is a former convent in Rome that was occupied by feminists in 1987 and approved by the city in 1992. The current city council is trying and failing to oust them. Women talk about its history, its programs, and ideas related to women's work including immigrant status, poetry, and...
About sex-ed as health intervention and justice intervention, and about a national sex-ed campaign.
04 Feb, 2020 | 0:28:10 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Frédérique Chabot is the director of the health promotion program for Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights and Natalya Mason is a sexual health educator and a registered social worker who works for Saskatoon Sexual Health. Scott Neigh interviews them about this year's Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness (SRH) Week campaign, about comprehensive sexuality education as both a health...
FOR WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16TH 2020
25 Jan, 2020 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

n 2019, the UN Commission on the Status of Women took up the issue of Social Protection. The day before the Commission started its work, a large gathering of women from civil society organizations gathered to hear what Social Protection means and what it could mean for women's equality. The program was opened with drumming and satirical singing from the...
How can rural and urban live better together
25 Nov, 2019 | 0:57:21 |
EN | Bojan Furst | Rural Routes

Bill Reimer, Brian Dabson, and Zita Cobb made for a stellar opening panel of the 2019 Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation conference this past October in St. John’s at Memorial University’s Signal Hill Campus. They dived deep into the issues of rural-urban interaction and possibilities of a healthier and more respectful relationship.
Teacher Kate Curtis of the End Dress Codes Collective talks about a recent big win in Toronto.
30 Jul, 2019 | 0:28:04 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Kate Curtis is a high school teacher in the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) and one of the co-founders of an organization called the End Dress Codes Collective. Scott Neigh interviews her about the problems with school dress codes, and about the major policy change that happened this spring at the TDSB thanks to the work of their collective and...
Irish rural regions have a thing or two to teach the rest of us.
08 Jul, 2019 | 0:35:51 |
EN | Bojan Furst | Rural Routes

A growing population, opportunities in a variety of industries and sectors, focus on experience and food, and a drive to find new and better ways of doing just about anything? If you think this describes a trendy metropolis, think again. Rural Ireland is creating a range of innovative rural development strategies that bring together residents, industry, civil sector and academic...
At the Wharf with Kimberly Orren
20 Mar, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This time out, we look to the sea for food. I visit with Kimberly Orren of Fishing for Success (and other organizations). We meet up on a wharf in Petty Harbour and chat about giving youth an opportunity to "catch" the passion for fishing, about addressing the gender imbalances in the fishery, about opening up opportunities for self-provisioning with marine...
Women in the crossfire seek peace
10 Feb, 2019 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

A long-growing struggle between Anglophone and Francophone areas of Cameroon became violent since 2016. Villages have been destroyed, schools burned, parties that should dialogue have become intransigent and are using force. Women are seeking to make peace.
Community Radio News from Coast to Coast to Coast
29 Jan, 2019 | 0:29:12 |
EN | Groundwire Production |

This episode of GroundWire was produced at CKUW 95.9FM in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on occupied Anishinaabeg Akiin, the homeland of the Métis Nation, and the historical territory of the Nehiyawak and the Nakota. Headlines: Changes to Education Funding in Ontario | Gau Mahadevan & Lizzie Chatham CKUT Canadian Climate Policy Gains in 2018 | Catherine Fisher, CJLY Features: Wet'suwet'en solidarity actions...
Shared leadership between men and women at every level is a cornerstone of this society.
07 Jan, 2019 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

British journalist Rahila Gupta traveled to Northern Syria to witness the grassroots feminist democracy being built in territory liberated from the Islamic State. She has written extensively about the impressive network of women's cooperatives, political education and legislative accomplishments built in just a few years.
Menstrual supplies and education in Scotland, India, and Kenya
30 Jul, 2018 | 0:28:41 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Menstruation education and attempts to remedy "period poverty" are catching on around the world. This program contrasts efforts in Scotland, India, and Kenya. Differences include whether the menstrual products made available are commercial, a new re-usable commercial design, or a re-usable product from a local nonprofit. Advocates for period education range from family members to grassroots organizations, to the First...
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