Mud and Water Radio is a weekly current affairs and arts program that airs Mondays at 5:30 pm on CKUW 95.9 FM, produced by Josh Brandon and Karen Mackintosh. Archived interviews are stored at radio4all.net, through the A-Infos Radio Project. This is a project by grassroots journalists and activists to support and expand the movement for democratic communications.
Hope McIntyre of Sarasvàti Productions and Tracy Booth of the Elizabeth Fry Society of Manitoba on the world premiere of the play Jail Baby.
May 6Kevin Rebeck of the Manitoba Federation of Labour on workers’ safety and industrial disasters.
April 29, 2013
Hugo Torres-Cereceda on Victor Jara and the 1973 coup d’etat in Chile.
Tamara Weller reports on her work with the Palestinian Solidarity Project in the Hebron district of the West Bank.
April 22, 2013
Liz Carlyle on the decision by the University of Manitoba Students’ Union to ban the campus group Students Against Israeli Apartheid.
Dorota Blumczynska of the Immigration Matters in Canada Coalition.
April 15, 2013
Dennis Lewycky of the Social Planning Council of Winnipeg on poverty and Manitoba’s 2013 budget.
April 8, 2013
Tammi Kromenaker of Red River Women’s Clinic on new laws restricting access to abortion in North Dakota.
April 1, 2013
Robert Galston on social class, downtown planning and safety
March 25, 2013
Bequie Lake on the Red Thread of Peace Project.
Jim Clark on the importance of liberal arts education.
March 18, 2013
Patricia Baker of Oak Table Community Ministry on low-income Winnipeggers and the Jack Frost Challenge.
March 11, 2013
Lucy Sharratt of the Canadian Biotechnology Action Network on genetically-modified alfalfa.
February 18, 2013
Vicki Burns on threats to Lake Winnipeg.
February 11, 2013
Coral Maloney and Ian Mozdzen on their performance WEproteSTern.
February 4, 2013
Niiganwewidam James Sinclair on Idle No More.
Eric Reder of the Wilderness Committee on copper mining in Grass River Provincial Park. Download
January 28, 2013
Marianne Hladun of PSAC on the Protect the Prairie campaign.
January 21, 2013 – Lynne Fernandez from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on low-income workers and changes to Employment Insurance in Canada.
January 14, 2013
Paul Olson of the Manitoba Teachers’ Society on labour struggles for teachers in Canada and the United States.
Christina Maes Nino of the Social Planning Council of Winnipeg on the 2013 Winnipeg budget.
January 7, 2013
Harvey Smith on transparency at Winnipeg City Hall.
Dec 10, 2012
Dave Sauer of the Winnipeg Labour Council on Bill C-377.
December 3, 2012
Performance artist Shawna Dempsey on the book Bedtime Stories for the End of the World, co-authored with Lorri Millan.
Activist Jennifer Bodnaruk on the campaign against SodaStream.
November 26, 2012
Nadia Mahmood of Immigration Matters in Canada Coalition.
November 19, 2012
Jamie Swift, co-author of Warrior Nation: Rebranding Canada in an Age of Anxiety, discusses the book.
November 12, 2012
James Beddome, leader of the Green Party of Manitoba, on the role of third parties in U.S. and Canadian elections, and propositions on marijuana and mandatory labelling of genetically-modified foods.
October 22, 2012
Shahina Siddiqui of Islamic Social Services Association on cuts to non-Christian chaplains in Canadian prisons.
Mike Davidson of CUPE 500 on the problems of privatizing garbage collection and other municipal services.
October 1, 2012
Kirsten Bernas on Make Poverty History Manitoba’s campaign to raise EIA rates
September 24, 2012
Adi Sara Kreindler on satire and song.
Wayne Antony of Fernwood Publishing on radical books.
September 17, 2012
Daina Warren of Urban Shaman on Shelley Niro’s M: Stories of Women.
Dayna Kroeker of Food Matters Manitoba on food security and food art.
September 10, 2012
Anne Lindsey on the campaign to ban cosmetic pesticides in Manitoba.
August 27, 2012
Coral Maloney and Natasha Torres-Garner of the Young Lung Dance Exchange discuss their upcoming program.
August 20, 2012
Marxist economist Zac Saltis on the corporate takeover of Canadian agriculture.
August 13, 2012
Curt Hull on Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions
Chris Leo on Canadians love/hate relationship with cities and suburban development
August 6, 2012: Special Program on Books and Reading
Bill Fugler of the Neighbourhood Bookstore and Cafe.
Geoff Heath of the Junto Radical Lending Library.
July 30, 2012
Dennis Lewycky of the Social Planning Council of Winnipeg on moving the CP rail yards.
July 23, 2012
Will Braun of the Interfaith Task Force on Northern Hydro Development on hydro power and indigenous rights.
July 16, 2012
Cathy Hellsten of Campaign for Pesticide Reduction on why we need a ban on cosmetic pesticides.
July 9, 2012
Christina Maes Nino of the Social Planning Council of Winnipeg on the need for better municipal housing policy.
June 18, 2012
Eric Reder of the Wilderness Committee on mining in provincial parks and problems with the environmental licensing process.
Brian Latour on Quebec student strike and tuition in Manitoba.
June 11, 2012
Ellen Judd and Sandra Gessler on the Canadian austerity budget, military spending and military missions in Afghanistan and Haiti.
June 4, 2012
Mike Dillon, a doctor who works with newcomers in Winnipeg, talks about the impact of federal cuts to refugee health care in Canada.
May 28, 2012
Matt Martens on the campaign to save the Experimental Lakes Area.
Special recording: May 6, 2012
Roland Woodward, chair of Keepers of the Water Athabasca, on the impact of the Alberta tar sands on First Nations communities and the Athabasca River and Lake Watershed.
May 7, 2012
Elizabeth Comack on the book Racialized Policing: Aboriginal People’s Encounters with the Police.
April 30, 2012
Jodi Read on the Migrant Trail and the ongoing displacement of Mexican and Central American workers by global capitalism.
April 23, 2012
Peter Miller of Green Action Centre on budgets, gas taxes and the environment.
April 9, 2012
Sheldon Birnie on hog plants and foreign labour in southwestern Manitoba.
April 2, 2012
Radhika Desai on austerity budgets.
March 26, 2012
Jim Hiscott of Groundswell on John Cage – 100 Years.
March 19, 2012
Clark Brownlee of Right to Housing on federal cuts for affordable housing in Canada.
March 12, 2012
Glenn Michalchuk of Peace Alliance Winnipeg on why we need to oppose Canadian support for war on Iran.
March 5, 2012
Jessie Klassen of Green Action Centre on the search for greener birth control.
February 20, 2012
John Sinclair, of the Natural Resources Institute at the University of Manitoba, talks about federal attacks to the environmental assessment process under Stephen Harper’s Conservative government.
February 13, 2012
Julie Guard on fighting back against Stephen Harper’s attacks on workers.
February 6. 2012
Eric Reder on peat mining in Manitoba.
January 30, 2012
Kim Ives on U.S. intervention in Haiti.
January 23, 2012
Leonard Conolly on the politics and plays of George Bernard Shaw.
January 16, 2012
Henry Heller speaks on his book The Birth of Capitalism: A Twenty-First Century Perspective.
January 9, 2012
Neil Cohen of the Community Unemployed Help Centre on problems with the Employment Insurance system.
January 2, 2012
Ani Terton reports back from the international climate change negotiations in Durban.
December 19, 2011
Jenny Gerbasi on bus fares, rapid transit and urban infrastructure in Winnipeg.
December 12, 2011
Chris of the Winnipeg Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid.
December 5, 2011
Bob Ripley of CUPE Local 500 talks about the federal plan for pooled private pensions plans and why an expansion of the public Canada Pension Plan would provide better income security for retired Canadians.
November 28, 2011
Ken Kalturnyk on the Canadian Wheat Board.
Josh Brandon on CentrePort.
Vera Goussaert and Brendan Reimer on the historical role of Manitoba co-operatives as an alternative to capitalist economic organizations.
October 4 (special program)
Steve Bates on the audiovisual exhibition Dead Air.
Toronto-based academic activist David McNally, author of Global Slump, on the ongoing global economic crisis and working peoples’ resistance.
Vancouver-based artist Jayce Salloum talks about the heart that has no love/pain/generosity is not a heart, his multimedia installation with Afghan-Hazara artist Khadim Ali.
Clayton Thomas-Muller of the Indigenous Environmental Network talks about the tar sands protests in Washington DC.
John Hutton, executive director of the John Howard Society of Manitoba, discusses prison expansion and the tough-on-crime agenda of the Canadian government.
American sociologist Erik Olin Wright on Envisioning Real Utopias.
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The report of the Canadian Parliamentary Coalition to Combat Anti-Semitism states that anti-Semitism is a growing threat in Canada, especially on university campuses. Michael Keefer, author of Antisemitism Real and Imagined, talks about the problems with the findings of the coalition.