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Winds of Change – Tamara Herman and Plenty’s Paradox, Ben Isitt, Mickey Z

Just returned from Africa where they were documenting peoples’ reactions to mining, Tamara Herman and Susi Porter-Bopp are now in production thanks to their recent Cuban Hat victory.  In addition to the complexities surrounding the exploitation of African people and … Continue reading

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Winds of Change – Ben Isitt (From Victoria to Vladivostok), Mickey Z (Occupy & Hurricane Sandy), Remembering Jade Hood

When Ben Isitt was working on his undergrad degree, he happened upon a fascinating bit of history exposing Canada’s imperialistic efforts to overthrow the people’s revolution in Russia in the early 20th century.  His book, From Victoria to Vladivostok, outlines the … Continue reading

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Winds of Change – Oct 25 12 – No Pipelines Rally Highlights, Social Coast Update, Charity Hume and “The Wisdom In The Room”

Monday’s “Defend The Coast” rally drew the largest crowd to date opposed to the expansion of the tarsands, pipelines, oil tankers, fracking, and the Site C Dam which is slated to provide energy for it all.  We gathered on the … Continue reading

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Street Newz – the origins

Last month I spoke with Candice, from CKUT’s Homelessness Marathon Project, about the origins of the Victoria Street Newz and where we’re at now, eight years later.

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Winds of Change – Sept 27, 2012 – Updates from the UBCM with Andrew Macleod; Art, Music, Theatre, and Social Expression with Evalyn Parry

This week in Victoria, the UBCM (Union of BC Municipalities) is bringing together elected officials from municipal governments across British Columbia.  I attended two rallies – one with the DeerSafe Victoria group, the other a response to a sponsored dinner … Continue reading

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Native History of Jericho Beach Park, formerly a Musqueam Village site

During the Vancouver Folk Festival weekend, I participated in a guided Native walk through a portion of the traditional Musqueam territory at Jericho Beach Park.  Thanks to Henry Charles for sharing his knowledge, and to Celia Brauer for organizing the … Continue reading

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Winds of Change – June 7 2012 – On The Line with Frank Wolf, Musqueam Ancestors with Cecilia Point

Indy filmmakers Frank Wolf and Todd McGowan biked, hiked, and kayaked along the proposed Northern Gateway (Enbridge) pipeline route from Fort MacMurray to Bruderheim and all the way off the coast near Kitimat BC where super tankers are scheduled to … Continue reading

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