Unusual Sources interviews Stan Raper from the UFCW. Stan describes the conditions faced by migrant agricultural workers in Ontario. Each year, Ontario's fruit and vegetable farms use thousands of migrant workers from Mexico and the Caribbean.
Mother Agnes-Mariam risks her life daily, negotiating between two warring sides in Syria. Now, you can learn about the latest developments in the resolution of the conflict in Syria as we reach Mother Agnes-Mariam on her second tour of the U.S.
Professor Iyman Chehade teaches a popular Columbia College course about the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. A few complaints about bias, after he planned to screen an acclaimed film about the Palestinian situation, led to the elimination of his class.
Jacob Leibovitch describes an important victory concerning the new Toronto Taxi License for drivers, and accessibility improvements. The end of the two-tier system translates into more power for the drivers who are owner-operators, and shift drivers.
Anyone can put on a Guy Fawkes mask and say they are 'fighting the man.' But what if some protestors are fighting 'for the man?' The 99% have representatives in government too, and you can bet they don't get a fair hearing from our 1% media.
Not all riots are created equal. Sometimes, movements are violently repressed by the state. At other times, isolated rioters attack the police and government, in an effort to provoke destabilizing violence. Guess which is happening in Venezuela?
Dru Oja Jay discusses his recent article about how recent waffling by Elizabeth May on Palestine solidarity organizations suggests that there is no longer any Parliamentary representation for those who wish to vote against Israel's illegal occupation
Doug Brown and James Smith are joined by Trevor Jenkins of the Mohawk Sustainability Office to talk about recent developments in local and regional transit. Extensive changes to Burlington Transit routes and schedules are coming November 3.
Ken Stone and David Cohen discuss their request for an environmental assessment of a new highway through Flamborough and how our addiction to the car creates the pressure for more roads, more tar sands development, and more pipeline projects.