Tuesday September 17, 2013:
York Community Report: Christian Deo speaks to Jahan Nooshinravan from the Socialist Fightback Club about their activities at York and in the community. They discuss student reactions to intervention in Syria, the anniversary of the coup in Chile, and events this year. Visit them at Treats in the Student Centre every Thursday from 6-8 PM to meet other activists and discuss political issues. Visit the Socialist Fightback Club online at: http://yorku.collegiatelink.net/organization/socialistfightbackclub
Feature Interview: News Now’s PrOPIRGanda discusses migrant rights in Canada with Evelyn Encalada of Justicia for Migrant Workers, a non-profit political collective that advocates for the rights of migrant workers in Canada. They talk about J4MW’s work across Canada to provide outreach, support, and legal and political advocacy for migrant workers from countries around the world that produce our fresh foods, as well as issues with the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. Learn more at: http://www.justicia4migrantworkers.org/ and follow @j4mw on Twitter.
Independent Arts Report: Maggie Reid interviews Shabina Lafleur-Gangji and Carly Forbes from Guelph Prison Radio about their show, which covers prison and criminalization issues, primarily in Canada and the US. Guelph Prison Radio tries to break down some of the misconceptions about prisoners and their experiences that exist, and expose the roots of the prison-industrial complex. Listen at 10 AM Thursdays on http://www.cfru.ca/ or 93.3 FM in the Guelph area.
[images via Socialist Fightback Club, J4MW and Wikipedia]