THIS WEEK ON MEDIA MORNINGS: Vol 7 (Apr 16) — Jackie Wong (Tyee Solutions), Todd Russell (NunatuKavut), Karl Nerenberg (

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 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, on the federal NDP convention and the decision to remove many references to socialism from the party’s constitution.

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