Fri Feb 12 – Ghomeshi Trial Failings Angela MacDougall Meghan Murphy Just Film Fest Hedges on Sanders

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Feb 12 2016 Media Mornings

TODAY’S SHOW Host: Irwin Oostindie @Dutchphoto

02:00 Show introduction

05:00 Weather, local, provincial and international news highlights including Sepwepmec treaty referendum, Korea peninsula.

12:30 NATO pushing war with Russia on Syrian border

16:00 Debate: Chris Hedges and Paul Jay of Real News Network on whether or not Bernie Sanders can achieve real change inside the Democrat Party.

27:00 David Mivasair of #BCforBernie and the US Democrats Abroad – are you a US citizen? You can vote in Vancouver for the Democrats’ primaries.

34:00 Michael Singh on his Valentino’s Ghost film screening at the Just Film Festival. Plus we’re recommending these films at this weekend’s 15th Annual film festival at Vancity Theatre:

  1. The Troublemaker – FILMMAKER  Bliss Holloway (NYC) on United Nations efficacy, Friday, February 12  |  8:50 pm
  2. Valentino’s Ghost – FILMMAKER Michael Singh suppression of the film on Palestine – Saturday, February 13 | 7:00 pm
  3. The Wanted 18: FILMMAKER: Paul Cowan on this Palestinian story. Saturday, February 13  |  4:30 pm. Cowan will be introduced by Martha Roth of Independent Jewish Voices.

43:00 The Gian Ghomeshi Trial has been a debacle for holding men accountable for violence against women. Angela MacDougall (Battered Women’s Support Services) and Meghan Murphy (Feminist Current) explore the trial and the recent public and media attention on misogyny with Roosh V. and other examples. We also look at the Feb 14 #MMIW March will take place Sunday at 12noon in Vancouver’s DTES.

59:30 Weekend planning: You likely don’t have one of the $350-2500 Queen Elizabeth Theatre tickets for tonight’s Inspire Awards—honouring the achievements of Indigenous People—but here’s the $20 afterparty at the Media Club.

1:00:00 Music: Angus Maude‘s song for his uncle who passed away from an overdose. Here’s the Vancouver Observer article about the song.

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