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Radio Pandemic

Radio Pandemic was founded by From Embers and friends just as the COVID-19 crisis hit Kingston, as many people were scrambling to figure out how to navigate the new uncertain terrain of physical distancing, government lockdowns and online organizing...

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History of Epidemics in Canadian Prisons

In the context of ongoing COVID-19 outbreaks in Canadian prisons and jails, I was curious about other times in history that prisoners have faced similar situations and especially times when prisoners have been released as a result. Today’s interview...

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Gun Control

Following the mass shootings in Nova Scotia last week, the federal government rushed to impose an extensive and immediate ban of semi-automatic firearms. We reached out to Ron in Edmonton, author of the article “The History of Gun Control in Canada”...

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Talking About Harm Reduction With Fagdemic

A conversation with the folks behind Fagdemic (“Fag harm reduction for coronaworld”) Lots of practical harm reduction advice around sex, hookups, and substance use (or changes in your substance use) as well as talking about shame...

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Criminalizing COVID-19

We speak with Alexander McClelland and Zoë Dodd about criminalization in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2016, they published “An Anarchist Response to Hep C & HIV.” We spoke about the Canadian healthcare system, the problem with...

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Grounding Ourselves Amid The Chaos

An interview with Montreal-based counselling and somatic therapist Parneet Chohan on the Covid-19 pandemic, anxiety, communication, reading the news, and caring for ourselves and each other through troubled times.

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