! LA RAGE DU PEUPLE ! 12 hours of Special New Year’s Day Programming on CKUT 90.3FM MONTREAL (updated info)

12 hours of Special Programming
MONDAY, JANUARY 1, 2007, 8am-8pm (E.s.t )

–> Listen in MONTREAL at 90.3FM
–> Listen EVERYWHERE online at www.ckut.ca

LA RAGE DU PEUPLE is a look back at the resistance of local and global social justice movements … and a look ahead to the struggles to come in 2007.

–> Includes a special 2-hour edition of RADIO SANCTUARY (6-8pm), with Kader Belaouni, live from the St-Gabriel’s Church in Point St-Charles where Kader has been in sanctuary, defying a deportation order, since January 2006.

–> A live in-studio perfomance by Iqi Balam of LA BANDA DE GAZA (at 2pm).

The LA RAGE DU PEUPLE New Year’s Day Special will include interviews, reports and reflections from organizers involved in social justice struggles in Montreal and around the world. We will hear voices from the frontlines. We will reflect on current movements against war and for migrant justice, as well as ongoing popular rebellions and grassroots resistance movements. From Montreal, we will also speak with local organizers and activists as they reflect on the past year, and look ahead to 2007.

Some of the scheduled programming on LA RAGE DU PEUPLE, in English and French, includes:

–> Interviews from around the planet including:
Hazel Hill from Six Nations, Turtle Island;
Jamal Jumaa from Occupied Palestine;
Patrick Elie from Port-au-Prince,Haiti;
Biplab Halim from Kolkata, India;
Racha Moumneh from Beirut, Lebanon;
Andres Garcia & Barucha Calamity Peller from Mexico.

–> More interviews and audio with:
Arnoldo Garcia, National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (Oakland);
Sonali Kolhatkar, on Canada’s role in Afghanistan;
Aarti Shahani of Families for Freedom (New York City);
Jean St-Vil of the Canada Haiti Action Network (Ottawa);
Rafeef Ziadah, from the Boycotting Israeli Apartheid Conference (Toronto);

–> In-studio conversations and discussions with Montreal-based organizers and activists:
Andrea Gozales, La Otra Campana;
Anita Schoepp, Head & Hands;
Hadi Qaderi, L’Observatoire de l’Asie Centrale et du Moyen-Orient;
Jose Rodriguez, Radio Sabotaje (Mexico City) & La Otra Campana;
Leila Ali, Tadamon! Montreal;
Sarita Ahooja, Migrant Workers Support Center & No One Is Illegal;
Tatiana Gomez, Solidarity Across Borders & the People’s Commission into Immigration Security Measures;
Tess Tesalona, Center for Philippine Concerns.

–> From Amandla!:
the Justice for Sankara campaign;
the victory of the San people of Botswana;
and more.

–> From Prison Radio:
an interview with Peter Collins, a life-term prisoner at the Bath Penitentiary (Ontario).

–> From En Profondeur:
l’affaire Mohamed Anas Bennis;
le casino à Pointe-St-Charles et sa mort;
le dernier baillon éhonté de Jean Charest;
tout sur le transport en commun;
et plus.

–> AND, as much music from the Block the Empire anti-imperialist bloc benefit CD that we can fit in, including: Keny Arkana, Asian Dub Foundation, Bérurier Noir, Blackstar, Cavaliers Noir, Damien Saez, D’bi Young, Muzion, Nina Simone, Propagandhi, Rhythm Activism, Sniper, Submission Hold …

[[[ The promo ad for our New Year’s Day special, with Keny Arkana’s “La rage du peuple”, is available to listen at: http://www.radio4all.net/proginfo.php?id=20956 ; check out her video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92o_Bn4Uw-w ]]]

Tune-in to LA RAGE DU PEUPLE between 8am-8pm (E.s.t.) on JANUARY 1, 2007.

–> Listen in MONTREAL at 90.3FM
–> Listen EVERYWHERE online at www.ckut.ca

Hosted and produced by members of the CKUT Community News Collective.

INFO: news@ckut.ca / 514-448-4041 x6788

Living in Moscow

Russia has been in the news quite a bit lately. A common trend is to draw the parallel between Russia of today and the Soviet Union.

On today’s Off the hour Dmitri Marine spoke with Alexander Popov, a producer working in Moscow about his experience of politics while living in Russia’s capital and what he thinks of the parallel. Listen below:


Montrealers Denounce Israeli Apartheid

On Saturday, December 16th, 2006 Palestinian solidarity activists gathered on St. Catherine street in downtown Montreal to draw attention to a 2005 appeal from over 170 Palestinian civil-society organizations to, “Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel Until it Complies with International Law and Universal Principles of Human Rights.”

Distributing information to curious Montrealers strolling downtown Montreal, members of the International Solidarity Movement [ISM] and Tadamon! appealed to curious onlookers to support the Palestinian call to boycott Israel.

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