Alert! Radio #208: Tom Mulcair and the NDP, Greenpeace on the tar sands

Judy Rebick, Murray Cooke and Dennis Pilon compare how the NDP would change under the leadership of Mulcair, Topp, Nash and Cullen. Greenpeace climate change campaigner Keith Stewart responds to the recent report claiming that coal and natural gas, not the tar sands are the real villains of global warming.

(1:10-6:08) HEADLINES
(6:08-8:49) AROUND THE LEFT - Events and Activities of interest across the Country.
(8:57-18:39) Keith Stewart - Green Peace Climate Change campaigner Keith Stewart comment on a new report which suppossedly exonerates the Alberta tar sands as a significant contributor to global warming.
(18:46-26:31) Judy Rebick - ONe of three long time political observers commenting on the NDP leadership contenders.
(26:39-36:35) Murray Cooke - ONe of three long time political observers commenting on the NDP leadership contenders.
(36:41-44:20) Dennis Pilon - ONe of three long time political observers commenting on the NDP leadership contenders.
(44:27-59:29) Music is the Weapon - Mitch Podolak brings music from four new writers: Amy Martin, Radcliff Bailey, Mandy Woods, and Ian Simpson.

 

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