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The Progress Report

Aug 28, 2019

The overdose epidemic killed 2 people a day in Alberta last year. It's an emergency akin to a house on fire but instead of helping the people caught up in it Jason Kenney has frozen three planned safe consumption sites and brought in a new panel to review the "socio-economic impact" of these life-saving facilities. In...

Aug 21, 2019

With guests Bruce Fafard and Saba Mossagizi

In this episode we give you a look at how real union organizing works with two organizers who worked on successful certifications for two different worksites in Calgary. If you don’t know what card check or CLAC means or how to help workers build power you will by the end of...

Aug 14, 2019

Faisal Khan Suri was giving his suggestions to the Justice Committee in the House of Commons on how to combat online hate when Conservative MP Michael Cooper confronted him by reading from the Christchurch shooter's deranged manifesto. We explore that moment and its fallout, and share a broader discussion on the...

Aug 7, 2019

Alberta has a doppleganger state down in the US but it's not the one you're thinking of--it's Oklahoma! They've got nearly the same population, same dependence on oil and gas and same reactionary conservative politics we have here in 'Berta.

This week on the pod we've got a real live Okie in the flesh to talk about what...

Aug 1, 2019

More from Abdul Malik of Kino Lefter as he and Duncan chat about photojournalism in Canada. Enjoy!