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Presentation/Q&A of Marcelo Sabuc Xalcut, national coordinator of the Highlands Committee of Small-Farmers (CCDA) in Guatemala, building solidarity for circumstances where 21 human rights defenders have been killed this year amidst an escalating political crisis. Full writeup to come… These audio of Marcelo Sabuc, CCDA, from tour of Canada are posted for timeliness with both […]

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Two Brazilian activist-lawyers spoke about the new president Jair Bolsonaro and the dangers of his fascism, to some 50 people at an event in Ottawa four days after his election. The event, entitled “Brazil: A Return to Fascism?”, featured Maria Lusia Mendonca and Max Garcez, hosted by Inter Pares along with the Blue Planet Project […]

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AUDIOS of mayoral candidate Clive Doucet and of Chief Harry St. Denis. VIDEOS of Carleton PhD student Kanatase Horn and of Algonquin Anishinabekwe and grandmother Verna McGregor. *Note that ‘the views expressed in these recordings are those of the speakers themselves’ and are independent of each other and of this website. scroll down to listen […]

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Video and audio of a talk by the recently-passed Indigenous broadcasting trailblazer, plus: review of “We Interrupt This Program: Indigenous Media Tactics in Canadian Culture” (M.Brady & J.Kelly) — Les Carpenter passed away July 3, 2018. He was most recently CEO of the Native Communications Society of the Northwest Territories, including CKLB radio. Earlier, he […]

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Short video from the Spirituality is Unity walk June 22, and audio report from the Ottawa City Council meeting’s $61-million grant to the Zibi development June 13. Also transcripts of both.   Walk to protect sacred site at Chaudiere Falls Translation of Radio-Canada newscast   Ottawa City Council grants record payout to Zibi developers to […]

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Federal Minister of Canadian Heritage Mélanie Joly now promises a new CRTC mandate supportive of Indigenous languages and reconciliation by Greg Macdougall   The future of Indigenous radio and media in Canada shifted dramatically on June 14 with the CRTC’s awarding of Indigenous radio licences in five of the country’s most populous cities. “Literally my […]

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Topics include ‘zero rating’ and net neutrality; state surveillance; public dissatisfaction with Facebook and creating alternatives; and how the internet, capitalism, communications and the link to broader struggles for rights, justice and humanity. Anja Kovacs directs the Internet Democracy Project in Delhi, India, which works for an Internet that supports free speech, democracy and social […]

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