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: Migrant Workers' Update, Segment 1

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



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

Unusual Sources: The Trudeau Doctrine, Segment 1

Yves Engler discusses his two most recent articles, about the SNC Lavalin scandal, and Canada's interference in Venezuela. It is possible to discuss the two issues together, because they are linked by a common denominator: the Canadian government operates


 2019-03-08  n/a

Unusual Sources: Dan Kovalik's Lecture on Venezuela, Segment 1

For those who missed it, Dan Kovalik's lecture on U.S. interference in Venezuela is now available as a downloadable MP3 file.


 2019-03-01  n/a

Unusual Sources: Recent Developments in JNF Campaign, Segment 1

Brendan interviews Rabbi David Mivasair about recent developments in the campaign by Independent Jewish Voices and other concerned parties to end the tax exempt status for the "Jewish National Fund." The JNF is an Israeli tool for the dispossession of Pal


 2019-02-15  n/a

Unusual Sources: Michael Lynk - Annexation in the Air, Segment 1

Professor Michael Lynk describes how the Israeli occupation of West Bank and its total blockade of Gaza has caused terrible conditions for Palestinians in these areas. Israel's occupation does not meet the legal obligations of occupying countries in terms


 2019-01-24  n/a

Unusual Sources: The Military's Big 'Carbon Footprint', Segment 1

We interview Tamara Lorincz, of the Canadian Voice of Women for Peace. Tamara is a PhD student at the Balsillie School of International Affairs in Waterloo, Ontario, where she focuses on the impacts on the environment and on climate change of the world's


 2019-01-23  n/a