Redx Vancouver, White Poppies, War Memories, Roger Cremers, Blame the Centre Left for Trump

W2MEDIA.ORG  |  Media Mornings independent Canadian news hour on Vancouver Co-op Radio 100.5 fm


TODAY’S SHOW Host: Irwin Oostindie @DutchPhoto.

2:15 Introduction

4:30 Weather & Headlines: Leonard Cohen dies, #NODAPL Standing Rock pipeline protesters dig in for long fight, cold winter.


08:00 Trump Election — Protests Anti-colonial & Anti-fascist Action: ‘Make it Impossible for This System to Govern on Stolen Land’For those of you surprised at the results of this tumultuous spectacle, welcome to the “America” that we have always known. Analysis by Indigenous Action.

15:00 International news headlines from Telesur, Reuters, and RT.

20:00 The Seeds of Trump Were Planted by the Centre Left – Election Analysis from Enda Brophy in Ricochet Media. How do those of us on the social movement left make sense of Donald Trump’s victory in the American election? How can we explain the ascent of an openly racist, misogynist, and xenophobic political movement to power in the United States?


26:00 MUSIC: WAR by Edwin Starr

28:15 Rogers Cremers: Second World War Today
Excerpt of a conversation between Irwin Oostindie and Photographer Rogers Cremers in Amsterdam. In 2008, Roger Cremers started World War Two Today a photographic project about the culture of remembrance and the ways in which this intermingles with modern day tourism; take for instance re-enactments of historical battles, which are turning out to be more and more popular nowadays. For this project, he visited historical sites in the Netherlands, France, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Great Britain, Poland, Russia and the Ukraine.

Irwin Oostindie’s family history project on WW2 is at

Frankrijk, La Madeleine, 03-06-2012 A re-enactor dressed up as an American World War II soldier, poses near the Utah Beach Landing Museum, which is set up at the site of the U.S. landing on 6 June 1944 in Normandy. The 'Musee du Debarquement d'Utah Beach' (Utah Beach Landing Museum) is set up at the site of the U.S. landing on the 6th of june 1944 at Utah Beach. Reenactors pose on the beah PHOTO AND COPYRIGHT ROGER CREMERS

Frankrijk, La Madeleine, 03-06-2012 PHOTO AND COPYRIGHT ROGER CREMERS

41:30 Teresa Gagné, Spokesperson, Vancouver Peace Poppies will talk about the white poppy phenomenon and preview their ‘Wreath Ceremony Will Recognize ‘Overlooked’ Victims of War. Friday November 11, 2016, 2:30PM – Seaforth Peace Park, Vancouver BC. On Friday afternoon Vancouverites from many backgrounds will gather for a different sort of Remembrance Day ceremony. This one is intended to commemorate refugees and other civilian victims of war, groups that aren’t normally included in traditional ceremonies, but who are now estimated to make up 90% of conflict victims.


53:30 Cowboy Smith of Redx Talks previews Redx Vancouver.
REDx Talks: A Tradition of Innovation, Thursday, November 17th, 2016. 

SFU Woodwards Cinema, 149 West Hastings, Vancouver. DOORS OPEN at 6:30pm
REDx Talks Speakers: Cris Derksen, Jerilynn Webster, Carol-Ann Hilton, Dana Claxton, Ryan McMahon, Tłakwasikan Khelsilem.

redxtalkTickets on sale now at





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