DEMOCRACY NORTH: Jan 14—Canada’s science ‘book burnings—Carleton University union rejected

DEMOCRACYNORTH.NET  »  Democracy North is a weekly independent Canadian and global news hour, featuring the week’s top grassroots headlines and interviews produced by our team of journalists this week on Media Mornings daily broadcast.

Despite promises to digitize Canada’s research libraries, only an insignificant fraction of the archives got scanned, and much of it was simply sent to landfill or burned.
  • 04:00 This week’s top Canadian & global news headlines.
  • 20:50 — Interview with Andrew Nikiforuk (environment reporter, The Tyee) about the federal government’s massive cull of fisheries science research libraries. Interviewed Jan 9 by David P. Ball
  • 35:55 — Interview with Marina Tronin (union organizer at Carleton University) on her graduate instructor’s rejection by CUPE in their attempts to organize, and the retaliation and consequences of that. Interviewed Jan 10 by Derrick O’Keefe.
  • Music by Owen Pallett (“Independence is no Solution”), XTC (“Books Are Burning”), Amelia Curran (“The Modern Man”),

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