THIS WEEK ON MEDIA MORNINGS: Vol 10 (May 7) — Craig Benjamin (Amnesty), Joey Hartman (VDLC), Sean Holman (Public Eye), Isabel Jordan (QuAIA)

This Week on Media Mornings is a weekly podcast of our best interviews, headlines & music from the past week’s daily Media Mornings show, broadcast every weekday at 7 a.m. on 100.5 fm.

Protestors shout slogans calling for better working conditions for garment workers during a May Day rally on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • This week’s top news headlines round-up from across Canada and globally.
  • Interview with Craig Benjamin, Amnesty International Canada’s Indigenous Rights campaigner, on the importance of human rights mechanisms for aboriginal peoples. Interviewed by Irwin Oostindie.
  • Interview with Joey Hartman, President of the Vancouver & District Labour Council (VDLC), on the history of May Day as an international worker’s holiday. Interviewed by Anushka Nagji & Chauncey.
  • Interview with Sean Holman, investigative reporter & editor of Public Eye Online, on his new documentary Whipped: The Secret World of Party Discipline. Interviewed by David P. Ball.
  • Interview with Isabel Jordan, with Queers Against Israeli Apartheid-Vancouver on settler colonialism and links between Palestinian and Indigenous rights.
  • Music: Alt-J (“Dissolve Me”), Sweatshop Union (“Oh My”), Serena Ryder (“Stompa”).

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