Tag: activism

Fuelling the Fire: Songs of Compassion, Resistance, and Liberation

100 minutes of liberation music — for Earthlings! We dedicate this special extended episode to all the activists who keep making connections and fighting to end commodification, captivity, torture, and needless slaughter. In this show, we keep the focus on the plight of nonhuman animals, the earth in crisis, and power of speaking out and taking action.

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This week we say hello to Canadian Vegan musician Alissa White-Gluz of the band Arch Enemy, and goodbye to one of our producers/hosts: Jenni Rempel.

Arch Enemy at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver

Arch Enemy at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver

 

Alissa gives us the inside story on her thoughts about veganism, animal activism, her career in music, and her transition to the role of lead singer for Arch Enemy. Check our their new album War Eternal and catch them on tour!

We also feature lots of Canadian Vegan Musicians including:

This program is Jenni’s last episode as a host and producer of the Animal Voices Collective. You can connect with her on twitter and instagram @thejendoe to stay in touch.

 

 

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You can listen to all of Jenni’s previous episodes here!

This show aired LIVE on Friday, November 7th from Noon to 1 PM PST on 100.5FM and at coopradio.org.

Will Potter: Activism is Not Terrorism

In light of the undercover investigation at the dairy facility in Chilliwack, and the announcement that Enbridge’s Northern Gateway has been approved, we thought it would be a good time to check in with acclaimed independent journalist, Will Potter (Green Is The New Red). We talk “eco-terrorism”, activist repression, ag-gag, drones, movement building, and more!

Veganomics with Nick Cooney

Veganomics by Nick Cooney

A feature interview with Nick Cooney, author of Veganomics: The Surprising Science on What Motivates Vegetarian, from the Breakfast Table to the Bedroom and the hosts discuss animal advocacy tactics.

Dreena Burton, Vancouver based cookbook author & parent, and Jo-Anne McArthur, Toronto based animal rights photojournalist

On today’s show we feature interviews with two women who have worked their way to the forefront of the vegan scene in Canada. First, Dreena Burton, a Vancouver mother who released her fourth cookbook earlier this year. Second, Jo-Anne McArthur, an award-winning photojournalist whose aim is to help viewers see empathetically, through the eyes of the non-human animals that humans use & abuse.