Series Podcast: Unusual Sources

News from the Hamilton, Ontario community and the world, from a labour perspective. Interviews with sources and topics excluded from the mainstream discourse.

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Unusual Sources: Vanessa Beeley Promo, Segment 1

Brendan provides information about the upcoming lecture by Vanessa Beeley on Dec. 3. Beeley will be speaking on the role of the "White Helmets" campaign in Syria as a pre-eminent example of war propaganda. Details here: http://hamiltoncoalitiontostopthewa



Unusual Sources: Israel: A Beachhead in the Middle East, Segment 1

Stephen Gowans describes how Israel was first created as an extension of 19th century European colonialism and functions today as a means of power projection for the United States. The U.S. seeks to dominate the Arab world, and Israel has demonstrated its


 2019-10-24  n/a

Unusual Sources: Oil and World Politics - Book Launch, Segment 1

Doug interviews Oil Economist John Foster about his new book "Oil and World Politics." Foster has spent his life working as an economic advisor for British Petroleum, Petro-Canada, the World Bank, and the Inter-American Development Bank. He describes the


 2019-09-16  n/a

Unusual Sources: Labour Day Marchers Resist Trudeau, Segment 1

Doug speaks with Hamilton-area activists David Rennie and Ken Stone, who formed part of the resistance to Justin Trudeau on Labour Day. Trudeau was not invited to Hamilton's Labour Day parade, but decided to show up anyway for photo-ops. Thanks to anti-wa


 2019-09-05  n/a

Unusual Sources: Commemorating Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Segment 1

Doug interviews peace activist Tamara Lorincz, first about the anniversary of the nuclear bombing of two Japanese cities in 1945, and the ever-present danger to us all.


 2019-08-26  n/a

Unusual Sources: Migrant Workers' Update, Segment 1

Doug interviews Santiago Escobar of UFCW/AWA on the the recent developments concerning the Temporary Foreign Agricultural Workers.


 2019-07-16  n/a

Unusual Sources: Sid Ryan - A Grander Vision, Segment 1

Canadian labour leader Sid Ryan discusses his new book, part autobiography, and part prescription for social movements and Labour. Sid recounts his early life, and how it developed his capacity to resist inequality and oppression. These lessons would serv


 2019-06-13  n/a

Unusual Sources: Outside In -= Libby Davies, Segment 1

Libby Davies recounts a particularly turbulent time in her career as an MP, in which a 'media' ambush turned her support for Palestine into a political football. Davies is presenting her revealing memoir "Outside In," about her personal life and political


 2019-06-05  n/a

Unusual Sources: "I Was a Catholic Zionist" - Monday, May 13, Segment 1

Brendan interviews author and editor Ted Schmidt about his partly-autobiographical account of his emergence into supporting the Palestinian struggle, a challenging feat for a Catholic friend of Toronto's Jewish community. Schmidt's book is also a readable


 2019-05-11  n/a

Unusual Sources: JELITHIN Events, Segment 1

Brendan and Rabbi Lucia Pizarro talk about various events in the community concerned with Palestine and liberation theology, including the Hamilton Palestine Film Festival, the upcoming book launch with Pastor Ted Schmidt, and the famous "Liberation Seder


 2019-04-11  27m