Wed May 25 – Graphic Histories, Thirstdays, Ken Loach, Laura Ortman,

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May 25 2016 Media Mornings

TODAY’S SHOW Host: Irwin Oostindie @DutchPhoto


01:00 — Introduction

05:15 — Weather, local and international news including PNE bands lineup, final Tragically Hip Vancouver date July 24 (tickets on sale early June), Scholars question Site-C process, new federal funds go to promote reconciliation but go to oil and gas funded reconciliation and business-friendly models of reconciliation, and a majority of British Columbians  think their government is essentially an oligarchy article in National Post.

23:00 Update on Bernie Sanders campaign with Jeff Cohen on should Bernie Sanders have run as independent or as a Democrat?

28:30 Breaking News: Vancouver Greens and NPA walked out of City Hall Public Hearing

29:30 MUSIC: Helly Luv – Revolution

32:15 Turkey’s Erdogan makes a coup d’etat against opposition party HDP to seize more control of Turkish parliament. We hear from Baris Karaagac of Trent University on the Real News Network.

36:00 MUSIC: Laura Ortman who is in Vancouver for Sounding Sovereignties, Western Front, Friday at 8pm

38:30 Ken Loach wins Palme d’OrCannes top award for his new working class hero story “I, Daniel Blake.” The British filmmaker dedicated it to people suffering from social injustice worldwide.

42:15 Chief Dan George’s 1967 Confederation speech – We preview Thursday’s free #Thirstdays cultural celebration of Coast Salish culture at VIVO Media Arts Centre, May 26. Cultural Resurgence: From This Point in Time and Space – thirstDays No. 04

48:30 Feature interview with Robin Folvik – previewing her Book Launch! Drawn to Change: Graphic Histories of Working-Class Struggle, Friday at 7pm. Comic book launch by the Graphic History Collective! Canadian labour history and working-class struggles are brought to life in Drawn to Change: Graphic Histories of Working-Class Struggle.  The comics in this illustrated anthology showcase the inspiring efforts of working people who came together with others to change the world. Working-class history is not just interesting and exciting; it also contains important lessons for labour and social justice activists today.

58:00 Announcement: Tonight – Central Waterfront Coalition meeting to fight Port of Vancouver expansion of Centerm Terminal. Wednesday May 25, 7pm, RayCam Community Centre.

58:50 Announcement: Roundtable on Trump and Psychoanalysis  at SFU Humanities.

59:15 MUSIC: Laura Ortman who is in Vancouver for Sounding Sovereignties, Western Front, Friday at 8pm

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