This week on Terrainforma we give you the run-down on the eviction of La Puya In Guatemala, the usefulness of Science-Fiction beyond your basic entertainment value, and how to make a tasty meal out of those cattails that would otherwise be sittin’ pretty.
On this week's installment of Adamant Eve, we sit down with trans activist and radio personality, Daphne Shaed, also known as the Woman With A Penis.
Grab an ice cold drink and settle into your lawn chair: it's the Terra Informa Summer Book Club! You're invited to read along with us and share comments or reviews via email, twitter or on facebook. This month, Yvette Thompson leads a discussion on Karsten Heuer's non-fiction book, Being Caribou.
To start the episode, an interview with filmmaker (and CJSR DJ!) Parker Thiessen. He won the Spirit of FAVA award this year and has a new short film coming out. Next up, we highlight the July 4th special screening at Metro Cinema, "When I Walk". This documentary won Best Canadian Documentary at Toronto's Hot Docs Film Festival, and we talk to director Jason DaSilva about sharing his life, particularly living with multiple sclerosis, on film.
Today on Rise Up!, we discuss the parallels between neoliberal policy in Latin America and Canada with Yazmin Juarez and Juliana Cortes of the Memoria Viva Society of Edmonton.
On today's episode, we sit down with trans activist and radio personality, Daphne Shaed, also known as the Woman With A Penis. In part one of our interview, she talks about her experience as a trans-individual and the portrayal of trans-individuals in the media. To end the show, we turn the Radio Eve spotlight on the haunting tunes of Antony Hagerty.
On this week's episode, a continuation of our interview with Marco Luciano, Secretary General of Migrante Canada and coordinator of the Alberta Chapter. Today, we'll be sharing you the latter part of the interview where he brings up other campaigns that Migrante Canada is currently working on.
The Gotta Minute Film Festival will be playing at an LRT screen near you in September and we'll talk to Beth Wishart MacKenzie about how you can submit your own film! "Survival of the Fabulous" played at Metro Cinema for Pride Week on June 12 - you can stream it online at the CBC - and we sit down with it's director, Bryan Sage. Next up, "Inequality for All", about the growing inequality gap between rich and poor featuring Robert Reich, the former Secretary of Labour under the Clinton administration, plays on June 19 for Labour Film Night at Metro Cinema, and we sit down with director Jacob Kornbluth.
On today's episode of the CJSR Edition, we showcase a panel discussion from the Kule Institute for Advanced Study's recent Around the World Conference. The conference was a digital meeting space for academics and intellectuals around the world, with the topic being "Privacy and Surveillance in the Digital Age". This panel took place and featured Faculty of Law Professor Steven Penney, Alberta's Information and Privacy Commissioner Jill Clayton, Associate Professor in Media Studies Serra Tinic, Sociology Professor Kevin Haggerty, and was moderated by the Director of the Kule Institute, Geoffrey Rockwell.
There are currently 70,000 Temporary Foreign Workers in Alberta that work in various sectors, including the food industry. On April 24, the federal government announced a moratorium on temporary foreign workers in the food industry. On this episode of Rise Up!, we interview Marco Luciano, Secretary General of Migrante Canada and a coordinator of the Alberta Chapter, to further discuss the moratorium placed on temporary foreign workers in the food industry and future directions.
In addition, check out this link that petitions Minister Jason Kenney to exclude temporary foreign workers who are already in Canada from the moratorium.