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Host Vinita Srivastava dives into conversations with experts and real people to make sense of the news, from an anti-racist perspective. From The Conversation Canada.

Don’t Call Me Resilient The Conversation

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    • 4.2 • 115 Ratings

Host Vinita Srivastava dives into conversations with experts and real people to make sense of the news, from an anti-racist perspective. From The Conversation Canada.

    A different way to address student encampments

    A different way to address student encampments

    Student protests on campuses are calling attention to atrocities in Gaza and challenging university administrators to divest. What is the best way forward that avoids unnecessary violence?

    • 30 min
    Digging into the colonial roots of gardening

    Digging into the colonial roots of gardening

    In this episode of Don't Call Me Resilient, Vinita explores the complicated, colonial roots of gardening - which affect who gets to garden and what we plant - with researcher Jacqueline L. Scott and community activist Carolynne Crawley.

    • 32 min
    Why students harmed by addictive social media need more than cellphone bans and surveillance

    Why students harmed by addictive social media need more than cellphone bans and surveillance

    Is a cell phone ban, along with increased surveillance, the right way to deal with the impact of addictive and harmful technology in classrooms?

    • 36 min
    From stereotypes to sovereignty: How Indigenous media makers assert narrative control

    From stereotypes to sovereignty: How Indigenous media makers assert narrative control

    Indigenous media in North America have rapidly expanded over the last 30 years with Indigenous media makers gaining greater control of their own narratives, including the ability to subvert colonial representations.

    • 41 min
    The chilling effects of trying to report on the Israel-Gaza war

    The chilling effects of trying to report on the Israel-Gaza war

    Experts say mainstream media coverage of the war in Gaza is severely skewed -- with Palestinian voices getting stifled. They argue it privileges the perspectives of some journalists and not those of others.

    • 39 min
    Asylum seekers from Gaza and Sudan face prejudiced policies and bureaucratic hurdles

    Asylum seekers from Gaza and Sudan face prejudiced policies and bureaucratic hurdles

    Refugee programs in Canada have always been politicized, but more so in recent years, evidenced by discrepancies between programs for refugees from Gaza and Sudan and those from Ukraine.

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
115 Ratings

115 Ratings

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An enlightening experience

This podcast brilliantly captures many of my interests, questions and ponderings. As I feel somewhat limited in what I can share in my professional life )if it does not move with the narrative)- this podcast provides a platform for scholars/seekers to learn and then DO.

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Spreading Awareness

Thank you for this informative Podcast. Important issues that need more conversation and attention if we are to create a better future.

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