Category Archives: Activism

The Power Of Protest

On this episode, we explore the power and impact of political protest. We take a look back at some historic marches and protests throughout history. Then we speak to Paula Kirman and Michelle Brewer, two of the organizers of Edmonton’s solidarity march with the Women’s March on Washington.

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An extended interview with Brandon Wint

Here is our interview with spoken-word artist and arts educator Brandon Wint. Brandon explains how poetry can be used as a medium for personal and social healing, and as a tool of empowerment for marginalized voices in society. Finally, Brandon explains why the role of the poet often overlaps with that of the activist.

Brandon also performs two of his poems: “Home” & “Before You Ask”