Unauguration Day, Women’s March

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Today’s weather report 

02:00 Introduction and welcome

05:30 News: Leonard Peltier loses bid for pardon, RCMP without computer network, CRA surveillance on Facebook, Raising of Smoking Age in BC, Sinn Fein leadership change, Gambia, and more.

12:15 TELESUR NEWS ROUNDUP

20:00 Mark Fisher RIP author of Capitalism Realism: Is Their No Alternative? article on the realities of depression under the capitalist system, from Jacobin Magazine


21:00 INTERVIEW: Julie Boton, CoFounder of BC for Bernie, in studio to preview Women’s March on Washington, and the Vancouver rally (details here) Saturday, 10-12noon, Downtown.

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35:30 INTERVIEW: Nicole LeBlanc, Resist Trump Network Organizer from Montréal. Talking about this morning’s Resist Trump and the Far-Right rally Make Racists Afraid Again. Solidarity with the disruptions in DC! #DisruptJ20 (Supported and endorsed by Qpirg Concordia | GRIP Concordia)

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46:45 INTERVIEW: Samir Gandesha @SGandesha previews today’s UNAUGURATION Vancouver Teach-In event with SFU, 11:30am-2pm SFU Harbour Centre. 

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Taking the occasion of the Inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States as an opportunity to raise intellectual and political questions and concerns, to think critically and historically about what is happening now and what the future might hold, this event will gather members of the university and wider community on Friday, January 20th, 2017 (11:30-14:00 in HCC 1900, SFU Vancouver, Unceded Coast Salish Territories).

The program will include a screening of the swearing-in and a number of brief micro-lectures, videos, readings, and performances. A short period of time will be set aside for questions and comments from the audience, and for a broader discussion among participants.

*This event is being sponsored by SFU History, English, Sociology & Anthropology, World Literature, Geography, the Institute for the Humanities, and GSWS. The program will also feature the participation of faculty from UBC History and AHVA.

DRAFT Speakers:

Sarah Walshaw (SFU History)
Mark Leier (SFU History)
Clint Burnham (SFU English)
David Chariandy (SFU English)
Carla Nappi (UBC History)
Nathan Crompton (SFU History)
Jennifer Spear (SFU History)
Cathy Busby (artist and UBC AHVA)
Geoff Mann (SFU, Geography)
Kathleen Millar (SFU S & A)
Stephen Collis, (SFU English)
Casey Wei (Vancouver artist & musician)
Lauren Faulkner (SFU History)
Samir Gandesha (SFU, Humanities)
Ilya Vinkovetsky (SFU History)


58:00 PREVIEW: Saturday’s TRUMP Towers Protest, 1pm Saturday, Trump Tower. As Donald Trump gets inaugurated as the President of the United States of America, a protest to oppose the Trump Agenda against Palestine, Muslims, Immigrants and a new arms race, will be held at the Trump Tower in Vancouver at 1 pm on Saturday January 21 following the solidarity rally for the Women’s’ March on Washington.

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W2Media Presents:

DJ SHUB at Biltmore Cabaret, Feb 4th, presented by @W2Media

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