For A Progressive International: An Interview With Niki Ashton For A Progressive International: An Interview With Niki Ashton On today’s show we are happy to announce that Canada’s most progressive politician Niki Ashton is our guest! We discuss the newly formed Progressive International: A cross-border effort to unify left wing political parties and movements from […]

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On today’s show we have as our guest Abel, an activist from Montreal, born in Nicaragua to talk about socialist governments and movements in Latin America as well as new forms of media and communication and how they intersect with politics and social movements.

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As is tradition the Out of Left Field crew got together for our customary year-in-review episode! We talk about what happened in Canada and the world over: Some good, some neutral, and of course mostly bad things that happened over the year. Since so much stuff went on this past year we’ve separated the episode […]

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Out of Left Field is expanding and on the move! Today on the show we inaugurate our newest, freshest and third co-host Avery Forrester! We discuss the Canada Post CUPW strike and compare it to the unrest under Macron in France. Can the Liberalism of Trudeau and Macron survive against the contradictions of capitalism and […]

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We’re back! With another new episode! Sorry for the delay comrades. Today we have our friend Avery back on the show to discuss “dog whistles” and coded langugage in politics. Does the alt-right & their memes compare to the old “states rights” politics of yesterday? Or is it an entirely different beast altogether? Tune in […]

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The Quebec election was a sea change in the province and us anglophones discuss what went on there, with guest Gabe to help us navigate the political landscape. Quebec Solidaire made big gains, but the sitting government of the CAQ is reactionary and right-wing as ever. We discuss the history of Quebec politics to give […]

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Today we’re joined by an activist with the Victoria Tenants Action Group to talk about the housing crisis in Victoria & other cities in this country and the world. Many locations are suffering from a chronic shortage of housing as well as sky high rents which affects every facet of people’s lives. We discuss how […]

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