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More Voices from the Line as CUPE 1975 Strike Continues PDF Print E-mail
Labour
Wednesday, 28 November 2007

CUPE on Strike

This show is our second program featuring striking CUPE 1975, Saskatchewan university employeers union, members on the line. Recently an astounding 85% of members voted to reject the university's latest offer, an offer the university claimed to be their final offer. The CUPE 1975 negotiating committee says the vote sends a strong message to the employers at both the university of regina and the university of saskatchewan to get back to the bargaining table and negotiate a fair agreement. Contract negotiations are scheduled to resume on Friday, November 30, in Regina. 

 Two versions of this show exist. If you listened to the program prior to Dec. 2, you may want to check out the new version below which includes an interview with labour leader Larry Hubich:

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 The first posted version remains here:

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Last Updated ( Sunday, 02 December 2007 )
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Voices on the Line: CUPE 1975 PDF Print E-mail
Labour
Saturday, 24 November 2007

CUPE 1975 Workers

In this weeks program Don Kossick goes on the line to hear from and talk with striking members of CUPE 1975, the union of Saskatchewan university employees.

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Last Updated ( Sunday, 02 December 2007 )
 
Dobbin on the Current Canadian Political Conjuncture PDF Print E-mail
Politics and Democracy
Saturday, 17 November 2007

Murray DobbinIn this program, Making the Links' Don Kossick talks with veteran political commentator Murray Dobbin about the current conjuncture in Canadian politics.

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Last Updated ( Saturday, 17 November 2007 )
 
Canada's Deadly Secret: The Nuclear Industry PDF Print E-mail
Environment
Friday, 09 November 2007

Canada's Deadly Secret book imageThis show features Making the Links Radio's Don Kossick in conversation with Jim Harding, author of a new book, Canada's Deadly Secret: Saskatchewan Uranium and the Global Nuclear System.

Canada’s Deadly Secret chronicles the struggle over Saskatchewan’s uranium mining, the front end of the global nuclear system. It digs into impacts on Aboriginal rights, environmental health and the effect of free trade, tracing Saskatchewan’s pivotal role in nuclear proliferation and the spread of contamination and cancer. Harding shows that nuclear energy cannot address global warming, nor is there a “peaceful atom.” The book goes inside biased public inquiries; it exposes PR campaigns of half-truths and untruths and the penetration of nuclear propaganda into our schools.

Jim Harding is a retired professor of justice studies at the University of Regina. He is a founding member of the Regina Group for a Non- Nuclear Society and was director of research for Prairie Justice Research at the University of Regina, where he headed up the Uranium Inquiries Project. Jim also acted as consultant to the NFB award-winning film Uranium.

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Last Updated ( Friday, 09 November 2007 )
 
Stephen Lewis -- The Virus of Inequality PDF Print E-mail
Human Rights
Saturday, 03 November 2007
Stephen Lewis

Making the Links is pleased to present on web radio Stephen Lewis speaking on the Virus of Inequality to the Breaking Chains, Building Links Human Rights Activism Conference in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada on November 2nd, 2007.
 
This conference was sponsored by the Ariel F Sallows Chair of Human Rights at the College of Law, University of Saskatchewan.
 
Making the Links will be bringing more voices from the Breakin Chains, Building Links Human Rights Activism Conference.
 
Last Updated ( Friday, 09 November 2007 )
 
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