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Nov 19 Headlines from CKUT

Click here to listen (runs 5m25s) JOURNALIST ARRESTED UNDER ANTI-TERROR LAWS -Sri Lanka: journalist A.R.Vaama Loshan arrested under anti-terrorism law. Amnesty International says arbitrary detentions and attacks on journalists have increased with rising tensions between government and rebels. SUIT AGAINST WALMART GOES AHEAD -Saskatchewan: Labour Relations Board rules that unfair labour practices suit against Walmart […]

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Nov 12 Headlines

LISTEN to this week’s broadcast HERE (runs 5m 30s) -Group of 20 industrialized and emerging nations meet to talk about reshaping global financial system and giving greater voice to developing countries. -Governments and investors scramble to buy up fertile land, threatening small-scare farmers: GRAIN -Fort Chipewyan, Alberta: Aboriginal leaders and health board reject province’s study […]

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Amy Goodman on Independent Media, War and Elections

On Friday, just days after the election of Barack Obama as president of the United States, Amy Goodman was in Montreal, speaking about independent media, war and elections. Before going onstage to address an audience of hundreds at McGill University, Goodman sat down with CKUT to discuss community radio, Obama, and the world today. The […]

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Nov 5 Headlines

Listen to the broadcast HERE (runs 6m10s) Nov 5, 2008 This week in brief: -World Bank president announces cancellation of millions of dollars of Haiti’s massive debt; critics say his comments were misleading. -IMF delays Haiti’s entrance into the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries inititative. -Quebec announces cuts in greenhouse gas emissions for fourth straight year. […]