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118 - Canadian Youth Delegation daily podcast from COP16-#1 - 07-12-2010

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Canadian Youth Delegation)
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117 - Canadian Youth Delegation daily podcast from COP16-#7 - 07-12-2010

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Canadian Youth Delegation)
Length: 6s

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116 - CYD Copenhagen Podcast from the UN Climate Negotiations #13 18-12-2009 - 18-12-2009

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Canadian Youth Delegation to Copenhagen)
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115 - CYD Copenhagen Podcast from the UN Climate Negotiations #12 17-12-2009 - 18-12-2009

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Canadian Youth Delegation to Copenhagen)
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114 - CYD Copenhagen Podcast from the UN Climate Negotiations #11 16-12-2009 - 18-12-2009

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Canadian Youth Delegation to Copenhagen)
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113 - CYD Copenhagen Podcast from the UN Climate Negotiations #10 15-12-2009 - 18-12-2009

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Canadian Youth Delegation to Copenhagen)
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102 - Ep. 102 - Colombia beyond the walls, part 2 - 27-08-2009

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Blandine Juchs)
Length: 12s

Part 2 of Blandine Juchs' look at the political crackdown on activists and dissidents in Colombia…

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101 - Ep. 101 - Olympic Resistance - 20-08-2009

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (David Maidman)
Length: 13s

David Maidman explores growing criticism of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic games.…

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100 - Ep. 100 - Popular Resistance Facing Repression in Mexico - 13-08-2009

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Blandine Juchs)
Length: 16s

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112 - CYD Copenhagen Podcast from the UN Climate Negotiations #9 14-12-2009 - 18-12-2009

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Canadian Youth Delegation to Copenhagen)
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111 - CYD Copenhagen Podcast from the UN Climate Negotiations #8 13-12-2009 - 14-12-2009

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Canadian Youth Delegation to Copenhagen)
Length: 6s

MAJOR NEWS: Civil society to be muzzled at conference; Minister Jim Prentice is in town and doesn't want to chat; Archbishop Desmond Tutu has the last laugh…

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110 - CYD Copenhagen Podcast from the UN Climate Negotiations #7 12-12-2009 - 13-12-2009

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Canadian Youth Delegation to Copenhagen)
Length: 5s

100,000 take to the streets of Copenhagen to push for climate justice and action on climate change; Vandana Shiva speaks; Rosa Kouri updates on today's negotiations…

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109 - CYD Copenhagen Podcast from the UN Climate Negotiations #6 11-12-2009 - 13-12-2009

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Canadian Youth Delegation to Copenhagen)
Length: 5s

Toronto Mayor David Miller accepts one of Canada's two fossils of the day; Suzuki Foundation gives us a rundown on next two weeks; US and Canadian youth work together in anti-tar sands demonstration…

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108 - CYD Copenhagen Podcast from the UN Climate Negotiations #5 10-12-2009 - 11-12-2009

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Canadian Youth Delegation to Copenhagen)
Length: 5s

Both negotiation tracks suspended! Call to action across Canada for this weekend…

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99 - Ep. 99 - Losing Home to Wind and Water - 07-08-2009

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Nelly Bassily)
Length: 15s

Nelly Bassily explores the growing plight of the world's climate refugees.…

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98 - Ep. 98 - Taking Toronto's Streets - 30-07-2009

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Dan Kellar)
Length: 18s

Dan Kellar interviewers organisers and participants on the impact of the Tamil demonstrations in Canada.…

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97 - Ep. 97 - Canada's National (In)security 2009 - 21-07-2009

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Amy Miller)
Length: 15s

Amy Miller recounts some of the abuses that Canada is currently committing in the name of ‘national security.’ …

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94 - Ep. 94 - Compassion, Complicity and Conciliation - 25-06-2009

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Dana Salter)
Length: 27s

Dana Salter interviews academics and community organisers about how they can bridge the divides between their fields.…

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107 - CYD Copenhagen Podcast from the UN Climate Negotiations #4 09-12-2009 - 10-12-2009

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Canadian Youth Delegation to Copenhagen)
Length: 5s

Youth Tar Sands Protest; Danish Text; Kill the Kyoto Protocol?; Janice Throat Singing…

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106 - CYD Copenhagen Podcast from the UN Climate Negotiations #3 08-12-2009 - 09-12-2009

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Canadian Youth Delegation to Copenhagen)
Length: 5s

News: Youth stage bed-in, Climate action in Ottawa, Canada nets Fossil award; Feature: Naomi Klein speaks at Klimaforum.…

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105 - CYD Copenhagen Podcast from the UN Climate Negotiations 07-12-2009 - 08-12-2009

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Canadian Youth Delegation to Copenhagen)
Length: 4s

We've got news from meeting with the Canadian Government Delegation, Graham Saul from Climate Action Network's analysis of what to aim for at the negotiations, and an update from the opening sessions.…

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104 - CYD Copenhagen report on the UN Climate Negotiations 07-12-2009 - 07-12-2009

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Canadian Youth Delegation to Copenhagen)
Length: 5s

CYD Copenhagen 1: Young people from around the world at the Conference of Youth (COY), Aiden Abraham and Dean Medieros talk COY, and Caroline Lee gives us the low-down on what's happening at the COP. …

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103 - Ep. 103 - The Value of Food: Talking with Wayne Roberts - 03-09-2009

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Paul Baines)
Length: 46s

How can honestly looking at food system not only reduce poverty and pollution, but make us rethink modern economics? Music by Mr. Something Something.…

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96 - Ep. 96 - Yves Engler on Canadian Foreign Policy - 09-07-2009

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Stefan Christoff)
Length: 13s

Stefan Christoff interviews author/activist Yves Engler speaking on the recently published Black Book of Canadian Foreign Policy. …

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93 - Ep. 93 - Colombia beyond the Wall - 19-06-2009

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Length: 15s

Blandine Juchs explores the plight of political prisoners in Colombia. Part of 1 of 2.…

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92 - Ep. 92 - The Silenced Scream - 02-06-2009

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Ethan Rabidoux)
Length: 14s

Ethan Rabidoux explores what some see as a growing trend of anti-abortion groups being censored on Canadian campuses. Where does free speech begin and end on this difficult issue?…

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91e - Part 5: Obama and Future Hope - 14-05-2009

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Tim McSorley)
Length: 9s

Special 5-part video podcast: The Strangest Dream podcast: community discussions on peace and nuclear disarmament…

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95 - Ep. 95 - Autonomy in the Point - 03-07-2009

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Aaron Lakoff)
Length: 13s

An audio exploration into the recent and distant history of Point St-Charles, a working-class neighborhood in Montreal's south-west. Autonomy in the Point looks at the Autonomous Social Centre project, a recent activist initiative to squat an abandoned bu…

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91d - Part 4: Nuclear Threat: The Current Reality - 14-05-2009

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Tim McSorley)
Length: 4s

Special 5-part video podcast: The Strangest Dream podcast: community discussions on peace and nuclear disarmament…

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91c - Part 3: Joseph Rotblat: Peace Activist, Eternal Optimist - 14-05-2009

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Tim McSorley)
Length: 5s

Special 5-part video podcast: The Strangest Dream podcast: community discussions on peace and nuclear disarmament…

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91b - Part 2: Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs - 14-05-2009

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Tim McSorley)
Length: 2s

Special 5-part video podcast: The Strangest Dream podcast: community discussions on peace and nuclear disarmament…

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91a - Part 1: Joseph Rotblat, Pugwash and Nuclear War - 14-05-2009

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Tim McSorley)
Length: 3s

Special 5-part video podcast: The Strangest Dream podcast: community discussions on peace and nuclear disarmament…

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90 - Ep. 90 - Learning Late: Adult Asperger's Syndrome - 30-04-2009

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Fiona O'Connor)
Length: 17s

Fiona O'Connor explores what it means to live with adult Asperger's syndrome…

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89 - Ep. 89 - Tie Your Shoe With a White Ribbon: walking the line between love and hate - 16-04-2009

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Serve Canada and Paul Baines)
Length: 27s

Canadian youth take on violence towards women…

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88 - Women Behind Bars - 02-04-2009

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Britt Wray)
Length: 19s

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84 - Beyond the Numbers - March 6, 2009

0000-00-00 :: t.mcsorley@nfb.ca (Tim McSorley)
Length: 15s

A look beyond the numbers of the financial crisis at the human impact in an industrial Canadian town.…

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81 - From Tar Sands to Great Lakes - Janvier 22, 2009

0000-00-00 :: t.mcsorley@nfb.ca (Tim McSorley)
Length: 23s

Maggie Hughes investigates growing concerns over the impact of the tar sands beyond Alberta's borders.…

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87 - Ep. 87 - Pathways to Your Plate: Part 2 - 26-03-2009

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (L. Eskinazi / R. Nieto)
Length: 14s

This is the first in a two-part series. Lili Eskinazi and Roberto Nieto spent a month in Mexico recently, exploring the links between agricultural workers there and the food we eat every day here in Canada.…

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86 - Ep. 86 - A School of Assassins - 19-03-2009

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Jon Marck)
Length: 23s

For 20 years, thousands have gathered outside the School of the Americas to protest what goes on behind its walls - and what its students do once they graduate. Jon Marck reports in 'A School of Assassins.'…

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85 - Ep. 85 - Pathways to your Plate, pt 1: Dignified Rage - 12-03-2009

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (L. Eskinazi and R. Nieto)
Length: 18s

This is the first in a two-part series. Lili Eskinazi and Roberto Nieto spent a month in Mexico recently, exploring the links between agricultural workers there and the food we eat every day here in Canada.…

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83 - Walking the Word of the People - February 27, 2009

0000-00-00 :: t.mcsorley@nfb.ca (Tim McSorley)
Length: 10s

How indigenous Colombian activists harness communication technology to protect and strengthen their communities.…

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82 - No Construction without Consultation - February 5, 2009

0000-00-00 :: t.mcsorley@nfb.ca (Tim McSorley)
Length: 14s

Amidst Canada's whirlwind of infrastructure development, Adam Bemma brings us a cautionary tale from Montreal of construction without consultation, and the growing frustration of residents in the city's southwest.…

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80 - Taking the Road Back: From Wampum Belt Promises to Highway Blockades - Janvier 08, 2009

0000-00-00 :: t.mcsorley@nfb.ca (Tim McSorley)
Length: 24s

How colonial history and modern interference pushes an Algonquin community to blockade a major highway in order to defend its rights.…

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79 - Virtual Bullying, Real Consequences - December 24, 2008

0000-00-00 :: t.mcsorley@nfb.ca (Tim McSorley)
Length: 18s

Dana Salter explores the hows and whys of cyberbullying, and what people are doing about it.…

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76 - Roots of Grass - November 13, 2008

0000-00-00 :: t.mcsorley@nfb.ca (Tim McSorley)
Length: 27s

For Media Democracy Day 2008, Anna Leventhal reflects on how we view independent media of the past, and build upon it for the future.…

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75 - Grandmas Raising Grandchildren - October 30, 2008

0000-00-00 :: t.mcsorley@nfb.ca (Tim McSorley)
Length: 20s

Maggie Hughes looks at the impact of funding cuts on grandparents raising their own grandchildren.…

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78 - Learning Outside the System: Life as an unschooler - December 11, 2008

0000-00-00 :: t.mcsorley@nfb.ca (Tim McSorley)
Length: 21s

Denise Hastings and Michelle Drew sat down with filmmaker Astra Taylor to explore growing up unschooled, and debunking some of the myths of homeschooling along the way.…

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77 - Howard Zinn: Taking the Risk for Change - November 28, 2008

0000-00-00 :: t.mcsorley@nfb.ca (Tim McSorley)
Length: 18s

Teacher, historian and author Howard Zinn speaks to not only what the election of Barack Obama, as America's first Black president, means for the country, but also the major work still needed to improve equality and justice in the United States.…

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74 - Part III: Activism in Traditional Taumako Culture - June 23, 2008

0000-00-00 :: dron@nfb.ca (Dave Ron)
Length: 19s

Part three of a three-part podcast, The Story of Lata, looking at how nga Taumako, the people of a remote part of Solomon Islands, strive to sustain their ancestral practices in canoe-building and navigating at sea, among other traditions.…

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73 - Black Flags, Books, and a Burgeoning Movement - June 17, 2008

0000-00-00 :: dron@nfb.ca (David Parker)
Length: 22s

A 22-minute audio documentary on the Montreal Anarchist Bookfair, and topics featured at the event - from current struggles on Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory to building movements in solidarity with prisoners.…

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72 - Aggro-Fuels: The Mean, (Un)Green, Monoculture Machine - May 28, 2008

0000-00-00 :: dron@nfb.ca (Angela Day)
Length: 14s

A 15-minute audio documentary examining the perils of the booming biofuel industry, including land displacement, human rights violations, and wilderness destruction. Featuring interviews with academics, activists, and displaced persons from Canada to Arge…

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71 - Architecture of the Occupation: PART II - May 15, 2008

0000-00-00 :: dron@nfb.ca (David Parker)
Length: 25s

Part two of a two-part podcast that explores the critical theory of Israeli architect and philosopher Eyal Weizman to understand how architecture and urban planning are strategic elements within the Occupied Territories and the Apartheid state; featuring …

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50 - CITIZENShift Animated Video - August 1, 2007

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Olivier Groulx)

Celebrating 50 podcasts - here's a short animated video for CITIZENShift from Montreal flash-animation guru, Olivier Groulx.…

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49 - Health Crisis in Haiti - July 17, 2007

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Darren Ell)
Length: 11s

Darren Ell interviews Dr John Carroll about the health problems in the impoverished region in Haiti known as Cite Soleil. …

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69 - On the Matter of Tar Sands & Indigenous Lands - May 2, 2008

0000-00-00 :: d.ron@nfb.ca (Dave Ron)
Length: 9s

A 10 minute video podcast, featuring Cree activist Clayton Thomas-Mueller talking about the impact of the Alberta Tar Sands project on First Nations communities and the work of the Indigenous Environmental Network for environmental justice.…

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68 - Taking It Back - April 5, 2008

0000-00-00 :: d.ron@nfb.ca (Dave Ron)
Length: 53s

An hour-long audio-documentary on the special needs provisions in social assistance legislation in Ontario and Nova Scotia and anti-poverty organizations working to dismantle barriers to health, knowing that all welfare recipients are entitled to more mon…

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67 - PART III: Welcome to Guantanamo North... - March 21, 2008

0000-00-00 :: d.ron@nfb.ca (Dave Ron)
Length: 7s

Part three of a timely three-part audio-podcast examining Canada's security certificate legislation, secret trials, and Guantanamo North. It features three prominent voices on the topic: A. Wayne MacKay OC, Barbara Jackman L.L.D., and Matthew Behrens. Pro…

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64 - Colombian Coal, Canada and the Communities in Between - February 22, 2008

0000-00-00 :: d.ron@nfb.ca (Dave Ron)
Length: 15s

A multimedia investigation of the Cerrejon mine in Colombia, where families have been displaced to make way for mining operations by international corporations to produce coal for use in Canada. Photos and interviews by Canadian journalist Chris Arsenault…

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63 - No 2010 Olympics: Take Back Land or Die Trying - February 8, 2008

0000-00-00 :: d.ron@nfb.ca (Dave Ron)
Length: 28s

Speakers Kanahus Pellkey and Dustin Johnson, with the Native Youth Movement (NYM) Warriors Society, discuss ongoing resistance to the 2010 Olympics and the land grab underway in British Columbia; from a talk given January 31st, 2008, at the Native Friends…

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38 - Canada needs a national Water policy, Maude Barlow - March 16, 2007

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Redeye Radio)
Length: 17s

A conversation with Maude Barlow about the threats posed by an international trade in water.…

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37 - World Water Day: PSA - March 14, 2007

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Colleen Ayoup)

A podcast public service announcement about CITIZENShift's cross-Canada World Water Day events. We're coming to a theatre near you... …

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36 - Radio in the Digital Age, by Russ Cooper - March 14, 2007

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Russ Cooper)
Length: 20s

In this on-demand world, is AM/FM's reign on the dial about to roll off the end of the tuner? An audio piece by Russ Cooper.…

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35 - Community Auto Sharing, by Graham French - March 2, 2007

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Graham French)
Length: 11s

Graham French explores Communauto, a community auto sharing initiative in Montreal in this great 15 minute audio documentary.…

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62 - PART II: Foreign Interference and the attack on Haitian Sovereignty - January 22, 2008

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Darren Ell)
Length: 24s

In this, the second of a two-part podcast, Darren Ell -a Canadian photographer- interviews Roger Annis of the Canada Haiti Action Network. Roger is one of Canada's most dedicated and lucid voices on the subject of the ongoing impact of Canadian policy in …

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59 - The Maudecast: Maude Barlow and the Three Myths of Water - November 7, 2007

0000-00-00 :: m.forsythe@nfb.ca (Matthew Forsyhe)
Length: 32s

Maude Barlow is currently wending her way across Canada, talking about her new book, Blue Covenant: The Global Water Crisis and the Coming Battle for the Right to Water.…

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57 - Deconstructing the Haiti Coup: Part II, by Darren Ell - October 1, 2007

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Darren Ell)
Length: 22s

Yves Engler is co-author of the groundbreaking book Canada in Haiti: The War on the Poor Majority. It is the first and only in-depth analysis of Canada's participation in the 2004 coup d'etat against the democratically elected government of Jean-Bertrand …

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56 - Deconstructing the Haiti Coup, by Darren Ell - September 26, 2007

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Darren Ell)
Length: 45s

Darren Ell interviews the director of the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti, Brian Concannon, about the political situation and specifically the crimes of UN forces (MINUSTAH) in Haiti. …

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55 - Paradise Garden: Urban Gardening in Hamilton by Maggie Hughes - September 25, 2007

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Maggie Hughes)
Length: 12s

Sometimes a garden is not just a garden. Sometimes it is the meeting point for a whole community and the things that grow in the garden can tell us a lot about the people that live there.…

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54 - How we work with a wiki - September 4, 2007

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Colleen Ayoup)
Length: 4s

We've been using a wiki to simplify communication and organization for a while now, and every now and then we're asked why - and how - we do it. To answer these questions we threw together this short video.…

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34 - Music for Social Change, with David Rovics - February 12, 2007

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (David Rovics)
Length: 16s

Boston-based musician and activist, David Rovics, talks about using music as a tool for social change.…

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26 - Print Media in a Digital World, November 8, 2006

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Rob Maguire)
Length: 11s

Rob Maguire explores the resurgence of print media in an increasingly digital media landscape. He visits the press rooms of two independent print publications to find out why they are committed to the printed word.…

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24 - Creative Commons - Whose Web is it Anyway?, October 12, 2006

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Marcus Bornfreund)
Length: 9s

Marcus Bornfreund, co-director of Creative Commons Canada, talks about copyright issues in the digital age. This a photo-enhanced podcast, best-viewed in iTunes or similar.…

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53 - Trees and Us: Interview with Severn Cullis-Suzuki - August 22, 2007

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Mark Leiren-Young)
Length: 32s

Severn Cullis-Suzuki, daughter of David Suzuki, is taking the lead with a new generation of environmentalists. In this podcast, Mark Leiren-Young interviews her about her new book, Notes From Canada's Young Activists: A Generation Stands Up for Change.…

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52 - Literacy Through Hip Hop Part 2, by Alex Redgrave - August 14, 2007

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Alex Redgrave)
Length: 9s

Part II: This documentary follows a group of students aged 10 to 13 as they create their own rhymes, record their first tracks, and sharpen their literacy skills.…

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51 - Literacy Through Hip Hop, by Alex Redgrave - August 14, 2007

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Alex Redgrave)
Length: 8s

This documentary follows a group of students aged 10 to 13 as they create their own rhymes, record their first tracks, and sharpen their literacy skills.…

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48 - Surfing the Waste: A music video about dumpster diving - June 26, 2007

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Paul Aflalo)
Length: 3s

This week, we bring you Surfing the Waste - a music video about a group of musical dumpster-divers directed by Tomoe Yoshihara, Sanora Lombardi, and Paul Aflalo. Watch the full movie at http://citizen.nfb.ca …

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47 - Filmmaker Interview: Jaime Gianopoulos - June 6, 2007

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Denise Hastings)
Length: 18s

A Promise is a Promise is a moving film about Sheremet and Musa, two boys from war-torn Kosovo who, with the help of one Canadian soldier, made their way to Canada.…

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46 - Podcasting the Law - June 6, 2007

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Jim Milles)
Length: 17s

This week, we talk to Jim Milles who is a podcaster and law librarian at the University of New York at Buffalo. Jim and the UB Law Faculty use podcasting as a means to discuss legal issues in ways that can have a meaningful social impact on the community …

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21 - Energy and Sustainability with The Watt Podcast, September 8, 2006

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Ben Kenney)
Length: 16s

This week Ben Kenney discusses the Global Warming tipping point, Al Gore vs. Ralph Klein, Wal-Mart going "green", and the future of solar power as we focus on the best of The Watt Podcast.…

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20 - Unspeakable, a film about stuttering - August 25, 2006

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Matt Forsythe)
Length: 14s

Stuttering! This week's podcast includes clips from the film, Unspeakable, and an interview with John Paskievich about the ways in which our perception of stuttering needs to shift.…

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19 - Music and Politcs at Hillside - August 22, 2006

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Rishi Hargovan)
Length: 14s

Music and Politics: Rishi Hargovan interviews musicians and fans at the Hillside Community Festival just north of Guelph, Ontario, about the role music has to play in contemporary politics. …

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45 - The Atwater Digital Literacy Project and the state of podcasting, - May 22, 2007

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Hugh McGuire)
Length: 4s

Following up on part one of our interview, Hugh McGuire talks about the Atwater Digital Literacy Project, which provides communities in Montreal with media access and training.…

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44 - Librivox and Online Community Building: An interview with Hugh McGuire, - May 21, 2007

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Hugh McGuire)
Length: 4s

Hugh McGuire talks about Librivox, the online free audiobook community that he founded. The Librivox community is now among the most prolific producers of audiobooks in the world.…

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43 - Six Nations and the Caledonia Land Dispute, by Maggie Hughes - May 17, 2007

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Pierre Maggie Hughes)
Length: 19s

Hamilton radio journalist, Maggie Hughes, gives an overview of the Aboriginal land dispute in Caledonia. Speaking to residents and protestors first-hand Hughes investigates the roots of the conflict.…

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42 - Hoping against Hope: Education, Language & Resistance - April 19, 2007

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Pierre Loiselle)
Length: 17s

The third piece brings our attention to Indigenous languages, and education both as a tool of oppression and resistance. We wrap up the series with a brief exploration of resistance to colonialism in Canada.…

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41 - Hoping against Hope: Racism, Assimilation & Genocide - April 19, 2007

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Pierre Loiselle)
Length: 28s

The second installment looks at the issue of racism as a product of colonization, and within the context of the current era of neocolonialism in Canada, discuses assimilation and residential schooling as part of the ongoing genocide against Indigenous peo…

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40 - Hoping against Hope: The struggle against colonialism in Canada - April 10, 2007

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Pierre Loiselle)
Length: 28s

This first of three episodes examines the origins of European colonialism, its growth in Canada, and the importance of treaties winding up with a look at why the absence of the truth about this history can best be described by a newly-coined word, histori…

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18 - Josue Maya Spoken Word - August 4, 2006

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Josue Maya)
Length: 3s

Josue Maya is currently a violence prevention worker at FYI. As an active community youth leader, Josue uses spoken word poetry to engage and inspire his peers.…

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10 - What if...? - May 4, 2006

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Katie Freddoso)
Length: 8s

Katie Fredosso's fascinating documentary about two brothers, Kevin and James, who are coping with the gradual loss of their hearing.…

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02 - Cracks in the Mosaic - February 16, 2006

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Khalid M'Seffar)
Length: 21s

Cracks in the Mosaic - A Question of Human rights…

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39 - There's a Glacier in Our Sink, Tara Narwani - March 21, 2007

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Tara Narwani)
Length: 22s

Tara Narwani's award-winning audio doc follows the water cycle from the Columbia Icefields through the river into her tap, into the waste treatment plant and back to the river again. CITIZENShift explores WATER all month at http://citizen.nfb.ca/water…

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33 - Homeless Nation: Documentary in the Rushes Video - January 31, 2007

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Ali Olshefsky)
Length: 25s

Gadget is an outreach worker for Homeless Nation, which is an online social network initiative where people from across Canada congregate to discuss homelessness and other issues. For more on Homeless Nation, check out our Homeless Nation dossier or visit…

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32 - Making media about Sex Trafficking - January 25, 2007

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Teprine Baldo)
Length: 25s

Teprine Baldo interviews audio producer Stephanie Guyer-Stevens about the challenges faced by media makers in covering issues of sex trafficking. …

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31 - Kawthoolei: Karen refugees in Thailand, Part II - January 9, 2007

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Stephanie Guyer-Stevens)
Length: 19s

Part 2/2 of Kawthoolei: the captivating audio documentary about Karen refugees living on the Thai-Burmese border. Produced by Outer Voices. Learn more at http://www.outervoices.org/…

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30 - Kawthoolei: Karen refugees in Thailand, Part I - December 18, 2006

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Stephanie Guyer-Stevens)
Length: 34s

Outer Voices presents this captivating audio documentary about Karen refugees living on the Thai-Burmese border. To learn more about the Karen experience and what you can do to help at http://www.outervoices.org/…

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29 - Violence Against Women - A Nigerian Perspective, December 5, 2006

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Colleen Ayoup)
Length: 26s

Olabimpe Olatubosun discusses the state of violence against women in Nigeria. Olatubosun is a gender activist and researcher in the Department of Political Science at the University of Ibadan, in Oyo State, Nigeria.…

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01 - War Resisters - February 09, 2006

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Matthew Forsythe)
Length: 1s

War Resisters Speak in Montreal…

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28 - OWL: The Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign, November 28, 2006

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Karen Loeb)
Length: 37s

When parents die of AIDS, grandmothers often inherit the responsibility of taking care of the children. Jann McConnell and Nina Minday discuss the Grandmothers to Grandmothers campaign which unites South African and Canadian grandmothers.…

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27 - Older Women Live - A community radio collective, November 23, 2006

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Karen Loeb)
Length: 5s

OWL (Older Women Live) is a community radio collective that empowers older women by giving them a voice in media and demystifying technology. This piece by Karen Loeb is an overview of their show. Hear more of OWL at ckut.ca.…

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25 - Non-violent resistance in Palestine and Israel, October 25, 2006

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Karen Loeb)
Length: 21s

Rose Marie Whalley explores non-violent resistance in the Middle East today. Paul Pierce is helping to encourage young Israelis to opt for conscientious objection rather than serve in the military, while Kathy Kamphoefer works with villagers in Palestine…

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23 - Free Culture: Chapter One, October 03, 2006

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Lawrence Lessig)
Length: 19s

Doug Kaye (ITConversations.com) reads the first chapter of Free Culture: How Big Media uses Technology and the Law to Lock Down Culture and Control Creativity, by Lawrence Lessig. Find the rest of the book in audio and text format at free-culture.cc and …

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22 - Umoyo: Zambian night music, September 18, 2006

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Colleen Ayoup)
Length: 13s

Zambian music. This week, CITIZENShift launches the Umoyo (Zambian for "life") dossier which follows a group of Canadian and Zambian girls as they share different worlds and find common ground. This music was recorded one night during the trip.…

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17 - Radio Tadamon reports from Lebanon - July 26, 2006

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Stefan Christoff)
Length: 28s

Lebanese civilians, Palestinian refugees, and volunteer workers' react to recent events in the Middle East in this report from Stefan Christoff and the Montreal indy media collective, Radio Tadamon.…

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16 - Chinese Head Tax Redress (video) - July 18, 2006

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Karen Cho)
Length: 10s

This video podcast follows some of the last living Head Tax payers as they attend a ceremony following Prime Minister Stephen Harper's official apology in the House of Commons.…

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15 - Media, War, and Occupation - July 4, 2006

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Stefan Christoff)
Length: 30s

Listen to a presentation given by Sonali Kolhatkar of Afghan Women's Mission & radio host of Uprising Radio at KPFK Pacific Radio in LA. This presentation was given in Montreal, April 2006, at an event organized by CKUT Radio's Community News Collective c…

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14 - Homeless Nation part 2/2 - June 20, 2006

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (James Ash and Bud Osbourn)
Length: 5s

Another special presentation of the Homeless Nation podcast. Poet, Bud Osbourn, describes the values he's developed while living on the road. To learn more, visit: homelessnation.org. Warning: Some explicit language.…

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13 - Homeless Nation Part 1/2 - June 9, 2006

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (James Ash and Mike Mckerracher)
Length: 7s

A special presentation of the Homeless Nation podcast. This episode features Haybail Mike Mckerracher, a Vancouver singer-songwriter whose music reflects his life on the street. To learn more, visit: homelessnation.org. Warning: Some explicit language.…

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12 - Bumping Heads with Police - May 30, 2006

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Brendan Edwards and Tivon Thompson)
Length: 24s

Tivon Thompson, a twelve-year-old high school student interviews educators and social workers in Little Burgundy, Montreal, on ways to improve relations between the Montreal police department and disenfranchised youth who live in the neighbourhood.…

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11 - Mahmoud Jaballah Interview - May 12, 2006

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Darren Ell)
Length: 27s

Part 4/4: Montreal photographer Darren Ell interviews Mahmoud Jaballah, an Egyptian-born Canadian refugee who is being held without charge on secret evidence in the Milhaven Federal Penitentiary in Kingston, Ontario. …

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09 - Strip Mining in Cape Breton - April 27, 2006

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Janet McLeod)
Length: 15s

Halifax journalist, Janet McLeod, visits Boularderie Island in Cape Breton to find out how strip mining is affecting the local population. The community has formed a coalition, Citizens Against Strip Mining, to raise awareness about the detrimental long-t…

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08 - Hassan Almrei Interview - April 10, 2006

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Darren Ell)
Length: 19s

Darren Ell interviews Hassan Almrei, who has been held without charge in an Toronto prison for the last four years. Almrei is being held under, so-called, "security certificate" legislation which allows the Canadian governernment to detain suspects indefi…

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07 - Exposing the Sex Industry in Cambodia: Part 3/3 - March 24, 2006

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Outer Voices/Ex. Producer Stephanie Guyer-Stevens)
Length: 21s

Outer Voices is a multi-media project dedicated to listening to, learning from, and sharing with others the seldom-heard voices of grassroots women activists from throughout the Pacific Islands and the Asian Pacific Rim. We do this because we know…

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06 - Exposing the Sex Industry in Cambodia: Part 2/3 - March 15, 2006

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Outer Voices/Ex. Producer Stephanie Guyer-Stevens)
Length: 21s

Outer Voices is a multi-media project dedicated to listening to, learning from, and sharing with others the seldom-heard voices of grassroots women activists from throughout the Pacific Islands and the Asian Pacific Rim. We do this because we know…

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05 - Exposing the Sex Industry in Cambodia: Part 1/3 - March 11, 2006

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Outer Voices/Ex. Producer Stephanie Guyer-Stevens)
Length: 21s

Outer Voices is a multi-media project dedicated to listening to, learning from, and sharing with others the seldom-heard voices of grassroots women activists from throughout the Pacific Islands and the Asian Pacific Rim. We do this because we know…

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04 - Sophie Harkat Interview - March 3, 2006

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Darren Ell)
Length: 25s

Darren Ell interviews Sophie Harkat, the wife of Mohamed Harkat, who has been held without charge in an Ottawa prison for the last four years. Sophie has been campaigning tirelessly on behalf of her husband against so-called "security certificate" legisla…

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03 - Mohamed Harkat Interview - February 23, 2006

0000-00-00 :: citizen@nfb.ca (Darren Ell)
Length: 18s

Darren Ell interviews Mohamed Harkat, who is being held without charge in an Ottawa prison for the last four years. He is being indefinitely detained under threat of deportation under "security certificate" legislation.…

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