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Rabble Radio

rabble radio is a weekly podcast and radio program that tunes in on the issues and actions that matter to you.

It is the flagship podcast of rabble.ca, an award-winning, independent, community-driven media. Among the first digital journalism organizations in Canada, and the first to incorporate as non-profit, rabble.ca has been at the forefront of reporting on national politics with a progressive lens that centres issues of social movements, of labour, and of grassroots activism.

We began as a vision of journalists, writers, artists, activists and tech leaders across the country. They saw, first hand, the need for broader reporting on stories from civil society. In the early days, before big tech exploded on the media scene, we pioneered the place of technology in journalism – from our podcast network (ahead of iTunes!), to our early explorations of the use of live video to, for example, stream activism live from the streets across the country.

Over the years rabble has brought labour journalism back to Canada, introduced a parliamentary reporter to progressive, non profit media and provided training to generations of journalists through internships and fellowships.

If you like what you hear, remember we here at rabble.ca cover and produce a lot more timely news, commentary and even events online. You can find it all at rabble.ca.

Past Broadcasts

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March 16, 2023 – Providing abortion care in prison and the need for universal contraception coverage
March 9, 2023 – Democracy Watch wants to hold dishonest politicians accountable
March 2, 2023 – Tackling systemic racism and inequality in Canada
February 23, 2023 – Tackling systemic racism and inequality in Canada
February 16, 2023 – Capt. Danny Bailey, a new face in Ontario’s drag scene
February 2, 2023 – Cooling the climate crisis – and the economy – in 2023
January 26, 2023 – What Electoral Reform Might Look like in Canada.
January 19, 2023 – It’s about power: Why CEO pay is so out of control
January 12, 2023 – Destigmatizing poverty and addiction to reduce health inequity
January 5, 2023 – Pushing back at grind culture
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