Jan 29: Greece’s new Syriza Finance Minister—Travis Lupick on Spying on Canadians & Oil Divestment—Familites demand new Pickton murder charges

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Yanis Varoufakis, Greek Finance Minister (Screencapture: CNN)


  • Today’s top news headlines from local to global current affairs — radio news roundup you won’t hear anywhere else.
  • 22:00 — Interview with Michal Rozworski (Media Mornings contributor and producer of Political Eh-conomy Radio) about the significance of Syriza’s landslide victory in the Greek elections, and his interview with incoming finance minister Yanis Varoufakis.
  • 26:00 — Interview with Yanis Varoufakis (Greece’s new Finance Minister), just days before his far-left Syriza party swept to power in elections this week with an anti-austerity agenda. Interviewed by Michal Rozworski (originally broadcast on Media Mornings: Friday, Jan. 23)
  • 41:00 — Interview with Travis Lupick (reporter, The Georgia Straight) on sexual harassment complaints in BC’s government, Canada’s electronic spying on Canadians and fossil fuel divestment in BC universities.
  • 53:00 — Interview with Michele Pineault and Lorelei Williams (families of missing and murdered women) on why they want new murder charges filed against convicted serial killer Robert Pickton.
  • Music, arts and culture from independent, progressive artists.

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