Canada's Standing Rock (641)

Canada's Standing Rock (641)

We spend the first segment looking at the Wet’suwet’en Nation’s struggle against the Coastal GasLink pipeline which is set to dissect large areas of unceded Indigenous territory. We speak with Tom Ranson on his Northern Lights documentary, and end with an interview with Tara Seucharan of the Council of Canadians.

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The Profound Dissonance of Contemporary Politics (609)

The Profound Dissonance of Contemporary Politics (609)

We give a presentation of the political exchange surrounding the Canadian government's decision to purchase the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. Despair is flirted with but not succumbed to, the problem of contemporary political language is discussed, and the final Ontario provincial leaders' debate is examined.

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Assassinating Activists (566)

Assassinating Activists (566)

Stefan starts the show with a terrifying report on assassinated environmentalists, particularly recent spike with 113 being killed so far this year alone. We also draw a line back to the Canadian mining companies, which are all too often implicated, involved or indefensibly ignorant.

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