Category Archives: Politics

Why We Do The Work

On this episode, we highlight the work of two local feminists to understand why they do what they do. First we hear from German Villegas, the host of the Modern Manhood Podcast, about why he thinks it’s important for men to organize conversations about masculinity and empathy. Then we hear from Theresa Whiskeyjack, who helped organize a public rally in honour of Tina Fontaine.

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Art Is Responsibility

On this episode, we explore the ethical responsibilities of being an artist and an educator. First we hear from Christine Sokaymoh Frederick about becoming the Citadel Theatre’s first Indigenous Associate artist. Then we talk to The Maggie Tree about their upcoming production of 9 Parts Of Desire. And finally we chat with Rachel Carr about a rural Albertan school’s problematic take on “Women’s Studies.”

The Community Voice

On this episode, in honour of International Women’s Day, we highlight the power of the female voice in the community. In a segment provided by The Well Endowed Podcast, we learn about the Edmonton Women’s International Film Festival. Then we hear from Laura Kruse, Outreach Coordinator at the Alberta Public Interest Research Group (APIRG), about the resources it provides to community activists and how students at the University of Alberta can support its funding. Finally, we get a preview of the upcoming SkirtsaFire festival in Edmonton.