Audio and Podcasts

Audio news reports and podcasts from the Grand River Media Collective

AW@L Radio 2018-06-01 - Conservative Corruption, and Harm Reduction Voting (for the NDP)

by Grand River Media Collective — last modified Jun 04, 2018 03:24 PM
with a provincial election in ontario on june 7th, this AW@L Radio highlights the corruption, bigotry, ignorance, and malice represented in the candidates for the conservative party. AW@L Radio host , dan kellar, also advocates for voting for the NDP as a harm reduction measure, to keep the dangerous policies of the conservatives and liberals out of power, and make life a little easier for everyone (but the rich).

AW@L Radio - 2018-05-04

by Grand River Media Collective — last modified May 08, 2018 10:35 PM
this quick edit of an episode of AW@L Radio has an update of the ongoing issue of the students organising under the group name "laurier society of open inquiry" (LSOI), who keep trying to host and platform speakers who support/are racist, white nationalist, and/or anti-Indigenous rights under the shield of "free speech". also an update on the shameful canadian government efforts to block more asylum seekers from entering canada.

AW@L Radio: 6 Glaring Issues with the Supreme Court's Line 9 Decision

by admin — last modified Aug 23, 2017 12:25 AM
Responding to the SCC's rejection of the Chippewas of the Thames First Nations challenge of the NEB's decision to allow the #line9 pipeline to have its flow reversed & to have the inline pressure increased—while also approving for the flow of #tarsands diluted bitumen and fracked oil—despite a complete failure to meaningfully consult any Indigenous community potentially impacted along the pipeline’s route, David-Gray Donald analysis 6 of the more absurd issues plaguing this high court decision. Here is a reading of the article.

AW@L Radio - 2017-07-27 - Canada's Supreme Court redefines Indigenous Consultation in Line 9 Decision

by admin — last modified Aug 23, 2017 12:40 AM
The #Line9 and #SeismicBlasting decisions from the Supreme Court of Canada has come down and they are... baffling. We read a statement from Chippewas Solidarity and play audio of CoTTFN Chief Myeengun Henry responding to the decision.We also rebroadcast the inspiring interview on Democracy now with Ruby Montoya and Jessica Reznicek, two powerful womyn who sabotaged the Dakota Access Pipeline over several months in 2016.

AW@L Radio - Climate Change Fires in BC - Indigenous Responses to Colonial Tactics

by admin — last modified Aug 27, 2017 09:04 AM
The show opens with a quick review of the upcoming supreme court decision on the lack of consultation with Chippewas of the Thames First Nation regarding the line 9 pipeline. We then shift to the climate change induced fires in BC and Indigenous defiance to evacuation orders, including Secwepemc demands for pipeline shutdowns, and Tl’etinqox defiance to evacuate despite threats from the RCMP of seizing children, and successful defense against the fire.

AW@L Radio: Challenging the "Unproductive Fictions" of #Canada150

by admin — last modified Aug 23, 2017 12:53 AM
On this episode of AW@L Radio (recorded June 30, 2017), we are joined by Dr. Stephen Svenson for a discussion around #canada150 and the lingering "unproductive fictions" that deal with the establishment of this settler colonial state and which lay the foundation of racist canadian nationalism.

AW@L Radio: Updates on #Justice4Azraya and the Grassy Narrows Youth Media project.

by admin — last modified Aug 23, 2017 01:13 AM
The main thrust of the episode is with organiser and social justice activist Alex Hundert, who re-joins AW@L Radio to update us on several campaigns he is working on with folks from Grassy Narrows, specifically the #Justice4Azraya campaign and the Grassy Narrows Youth Media project (https://www.facebook.com/GrassyNarrowsYouth/, twitter: @GNYouthMedia).