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Talking Radical Radio brings you grassroots voices from across Canada. It features in-depth interview with people involved in a wide range of activism, organizing, and other social change work, and gives them a chance to take a longer view as they talk about what they're doing, how they're doing it, and why they're doing it.

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Talking Radical Radio brings you grassroots voices from across Canada. It features in-depth interview with people involved in a wide range of activism, organizing, and other social change work, and gives them a chance to take a longer view as they talk about what they're doing, how they're doing it, and why they're doing it.

    The future of grassroots media in Canada

    The future of grassroots media in Canada

    In episode #510 of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh interview Saima Desai, Dave Gray-Donald, and Sharmeen Khan. They are all long-time grassroots media-makers – mostly in projects towards the more activist and movement-grounded end of the sector. They talk about their work, about the current state of grassroots media in so-called Canada, and about their vision for what we need to be doing to strengthen both media and movements oriented towards justice and collective liberation.

    For a more detailed description of this episode, go here: https://talkingradical.ca/2023/02/28/radio-the-future-of-grassroots-media-in-canada/

    • 29 min
    Injured workers fighting for compensation and care

    Injured workers fighting for compensation and care

    In episode #509 of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh interviews Eugene Lefrancois, Steve Mantis, and Janet Paterson. They are are injured workers living in Thunder Bay, Ontario, on the north shore of Lake Superior. Lefrancois is the president of the Thunder Bay and District Injured Workers Support Group, while Mantis is that group's treasurer. And Paterson is the president of the Ontario Network of Injured Workers Groups. They talk about the issues faced by injured workers in Ontario, and about their involvement in peer support, public education, and advocacy.

    For a more detailed description of this episode, go here: https://talkingradical.ca/2023/02/21/radio-injured-workers-fighting-for-compensation-and-care/

    • 28 min
    A framework for a decolonial just transition

    A framework for a decolonial just transition

    In episode #508 of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh interviews Emily Eaton and Bronwen Tucker. They are two of the six co-authors of *The End of This World: Climate Justice in So-Called Canada* (Between the Lines, 2023), which outlines a framework for working towards not only a just transition away from fossil fuels but an explicitly *decolonial* just transition. They talk about the intertwined character of the climate crisis and colonization, about the book, and about the struggle for a decolonial just transition.

    For a more detailed description of this episode, go here: https://talkingradical.ca/2023/02/14/radio-a-framework-for-a-decolonial-just-transition/

    • 28 min
    Challenging mis- and disinformation about sexual health and rights

    Challenging mis- and disinformation about sexual health and rights

    In episode #507 of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh interviews Victoria Romero, Emily Tang, and Matthew Johnson. Romero and Tang are university students and members of the National Youth Advisory Council for Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights. Johnson is the director of education for MediaSmarts. They talk about issues of mis- and disinformation when it comes to sexual health and rights, and about this year’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Week (or SRH Week) campaign.

    For a more detailed description of this episode, go here: https://talkingradical.ca/2023/02/07/radio-challenging-mis-and-disinformation-about-sexual-health-and-rights/

    • 28 min
    From police-free schools to policing-free schools

    From police-free schools to policing-free schools

    In episode #506 of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh interviews Hailey Yasmeen Dash and Mae Mason of the Asilu Collective, which Dash described as "a grassroots abolitionist collective fighting and organizing for police-free schools, but also policing-free schools, and to eliminate policing culture, infrastructure, and practices in schools across Ottawa." They talk about the group's origins, its successful campaign to end the School Resource Officer program in Ottawa schools, and its shift to a broader focus on the problem of not just police but *policing* in schools.

    For a more detailed description of this episode, go here: https://talkingradical.ca/2023/01/31/radio-from-police-free-schools-to-policing-free-schools/

    • 28 min
    Infrastructure and support for climate justice organizing across Canada

    Infrastructure and support for climate justice organizing across Canada

    In episode #505 of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh interviews Jacqueline Lee-Tam and Sara Adams of the Climate Justice Organizing Hub. They talk about the origins of the Hub and about its work supporting grassroots organizers across so-called Canada.

    For a more detailed description of this episode, go here: https://talkingradical.ca/2023/01/24/radio-infrastructure-and-support-for-climate-justice-organizing-across-canada/

    • 28 min

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Excellent way to stay in the know

This podcast does an excellent job of keeping its listeners informed on all the left initiatives underway in Canada. Lots of content to inspire the fight in us. Keep em coming!

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