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The Disappeared: Military Violence in Argentina PDF Print E-mail
Politics and Democracy
Thursday, 13 September 2007
Argentinean protesters

Making the Links Radio presents a two part series featuring Demian Morales, an activist from Argentina with the group HIJOS - children of the disappeared. This organization has been trying to bring justice to those responsible for the genocide in the 1970s. 

In the first program Demian discusses the events in Argentina that led to the 70s military dictatorship and its program of disappearing activists in the country.

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In the second installment, Damian explores the lasting impact of those disappearances and how activists are trying to bring justice to those responsible for the genocide today. 

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Last Updated ( Saturday, 15 September 2007 )
 
Organizing in the Filipino Community PDF Print E-mail
Immigrant Rights and Advocacy
Saturday, 25 August 2007

This show features Don Kossick in conversation with Cecilia Diocson, a determined activist who has worked towards the development of more engaged and equitable communities. She has been a major organizer of Filipino women’s centres in Vancouver, Winnipeg and Montreal.

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Last Updated ( Saturday, 25 August 2007 )
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People's Commision on Immigration Security Measures PDF Print E-mail
Immigrant Rights and Advocacy
Sunday, 17 June 2007

People's CommisionFor three days in April 2006, the People’s Commission on Immigration Security Measures held Public Hearings at a community centre in Montreal’s Little Burgundy neighbourhood. In this show, Making the Links' Don Kossick talks with Mary Foster, an organizer of the Commission. They explore the implications of security-related measures currently imposed on international migrants in the name of national security.

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Last Updated ( Sunday, 17 June 2007 )
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Workers Action Centre PDF Print E-mail
Immigrant Rights and Advocacy
Sunday, 10 June 2007

In this show, Making the Links' Don Kossick explores the vital organizing done through the Workers' Action Centre in Toronto.  The Workers' Action Centre is a worker-based organization committed to improving the lives and working conditions of people in low-wage and unstable employment. Thousands of workers, particularly recent immigrants to Canada, are struggling to make ends meet, working temporary or precarious jobs. The Workers' Action Centre provides an avenue for non-unionized workers to join together and fight for fair employment, recognizing that people who are directly affected by poor working conditions should be the ones providing leadership in the struggle for fairness and dignity at work.

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Last Updated ( Sunday, 17 June 2007 )
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The Real Meaning of Sustainability PDF Print E-mail
Environment
Wednesday, 06 June 2007

 In this show, Making the Links' Don Kossick interviews David Selby, a revolutionary and innovative thinker on sustainability and confronting global warming. David Selby is director of the University of Plymouth,  Centre for Sustainable Futures. He discusses the meaning of sustainability as securing a healthy economy, environment and society for present and future generations. He asserts that sustainability must be based on the idea of social and environmental justice for healthy and peaceful lives.

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