This Week on Media Mornings is a weekly podcast of our best interviews, headlines & music from the past week’s daily Media Mornings show.
Listen online now, or download the podcast through the links below, to hear this award-winning Canadian and international independent news hour that brings you voices “you’re guaranteed … will never crack the mainstream media” (Georgia Straight).
Featuring interviews by Media Mornings hosts Anushka Nagji, Derrick O’Keefe, Jane Bouey, David P. Ball, Jahanzeb Hussain, Charlene Sayo and Irwin Oostindie.
Vol 5 (March 30):
- Youth for Lakes Journey – a 2,000 km Indigenous youth trek from Winnipeg to Ottawa – walkers Melinda Thomas, Victor Thomas and Ben Raven. Interviews by Derrick O’Keefe.
- Diana Thompson, whose husband Tulio Renan Aviles Hernandez was deported to Honduras this week; and Alejandra López Bravo, a community organizer with immigrant and refugee communities. Six men were detained by Canada Border Service Agency at a Vancouver construction sites, the entire incident filmed by a reality television show that Public Safety Minister Vic Toews personally signed off on as the show’s de facto producer. Interview by Anushka Nagji and David P. Ball.
- Art Sterritt, director of Coastal First Nations, on Paul Simon’s donation of his song ‘The Sound of Silence’ to support the fight against pipelines and tankers on B.C.’s coast. Interview by Irwin Oostindie.
- David Macdonald, chief economist with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on the real story of Federal Budget 2013.
- Music: Akua Tuta (“Kashtin”), Manu Chao (“Clandestino” – recorded live at a immigration detention camp in Arizona), Lal (“Belong”, album “Deportation”), Ostwelve feat. Kinnie Starr (“Where I Belong”)