Showing posts from April, 2020

Radio Regent News & Views (4/24/2020)

In this week's episode, Naama Weingarten presents Politics Talk, in which she discusses President Trump's recent de-funding of the World Heath Organization; Talha Hashmani and Masih K offer up another installment of Crime Report, featuring an interview with Ryerson University philosophy professor Thomas Hart about the moral implications of societal chaos during a pandemic; and Moilene Samuels takes us through the first-ever edition of Migrant Workers' Corner, telling her story and focusing on the work of Ontario's Justicia for Migrant Workers organization. As always, our headlines are compiled and read by Cassandra Wilson. Listen to podcast:

Radio Regent News & Views (4/17/2020)

In this episode of News and Views, Jael Joseph, staff journalist here and host of her own online program Carcoe Tea, interviews the founder of the Festival of Literary Diversity, author Jael Richardson. The two Jaels discuss growing up with a famous dad (Richardson’s father was CFL star Chuck Ealey) and what it’s like to be a woman of colour and a writer in Canada. We also hear an excerpt from an online teach-in from last week, which featured Angela Davis and Naomi Klein. In the excerpt, Klein responds when asked for her assessment of the unprecedented crisis we’re living in and what the threats are of disaster capitalist solutions to the crisis. Finally, we are treated to a song by Vancouver musician Geoff Berner, called “Why Don’t We Just Take the Billionaires’ Money Away?” from his 2019 album Grand Hotel Cosmopolis.     Listen to podcast:

Radio Regent News& Views (4/10/2020)

In this episode of Radio Regent News & Views, we have two extended interviews: The first is with Corey Balsam, the National Coordinator of Independent Jewish Voices. David and Corey discuss Bill 168, or the Combating Antisemitism Act, which recently passed in the Ontario legislature. The second interview, conducted by Wayne Greenway, is with Dr. Cyntha Sreekanton, a family doctor at Regent Park Community Health Centre and Laura MacDonald, a primary care nurse at the same facility. They discuss practical ways to prevent the spread of COVID 19. Listen to the podcast:   2020-04-10

Radio Regent News & Views (4/3/2020)

In this April 3, 2020, episode of News & Views reporters: Cassandra Earle provides the news highlights of the week; Wayne Greenway interviews author, speaker and President of the Canadian Positive Psychology Association Luissa Jewel about staying mentally healthy during Covid-19;  Talha Hashmani and Masih K discuss homeless and client services of  the Young Street Mission with President and CEO, Angie Peters; Naama Weingarten explores the realities of getting tested for the Covid-19 virus in Ontario. Listen to podcast: