Mon, Dec 8: Media Mornings—Police, racism, gender & violence (Network for Elimination of Police Violence)—BC Health firings: Tyee’s Andrew MacLeod

W2MEDIA.CA  |  Today’s 7-8am Media Mornings independent Canadian news hour on Vancouver Co-op Radio 100.5 fm:

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Protests in New York City after no charges were filed in the choking death of Eric Garner. Photo Jacqueline Silberbush/VICE


  • 05:00 — Today’s top news headlines from local to global current affairs — radio news roundup you won’t hear anywhere else.
  • 24:00 — Interview with Ajamu Nangwaya (organizer with the Network for the Elimination of Police Violence and educator and he holds a doctorate in the field of adult education and community development) and Andrea Anderson (PhD Candidate, Osgoode Hall Law School, researcher on gendered & racialized violence, policing, racialization of crime, and law and punishment).
  • 51:00 — Interview with Andrew MacLeod (Legislative reporter, The Tyee) on what’s at stake in the BC Health ministry’s firing of health researchers in 2012, links to the controversial Pfizer drug Champix they were researching, and what may and may not be in an upcoming investigation report.
  • Music: Dead Prez (“Police State”), A Tribe Called Red (“Burn Your Village to the Ground”), Sarah Harmer (“1st Lady”).

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