This Week on Media Mornings is a weekly podcast of our best interviews, headlines & music from the past week’s daily Media Mornings show.
- Interview with Jackie Wong, journalist with Tyee Solutions Society on discrimination, racism and the crisis of housing and services faced by Vancouver’s Chinese Speaking Seniors.
- Interview with Todd Russell, president of the NunatuKavut Community Council (and former Liberal MP), who was arrested by RCMP with seven councillors and elders on April 5, in protest against a hydroelectric dam on their traditional territories. Elder Jim Learning, 74, remains in prison on hunger strike after refusing to sign his undertaking papers, saying they undermine his aboriginal rights.
- Interview with Karl Nerenberg, Parliament Hill Correspondent for rabble.ca, on the federal NDP convention and the decision to remove many references to socialism from the party’s constitution.