Articles 13 & 11 pertaining to copyright reform recently passed by the European Parliament pose an existential threat to the free and open Internet as we know it. On the show today we are very happy to have renowned journalist, author, blogger & activist Cory Doctorow! We discuss the terrifying details of the so-called link […]

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We continue our Latin American tour of 2019 and focus our attention on the new fascistic government of Bolsonaro in Brazil. Joining us is Fabio Durao, professor of Literary Theory from the University of Campinas in Sao Paulo! We go over the modern political history of Brazil, the recent elections, the endless absurdities of Bolsonaro […]

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Today on the show we have independent journalist Zoe Ducklow to talk about the Unistoten pipeline blockade up north here in British Columbia. We discuss indigenous rights & land claims, climate change, the role of activists in the struggle for a better world & reconciliation with indigenous peoples. Check out Zoe’s article here: thetyee.ca/Analysis/2019/01/08…Unistoten-Blockade/ Photo […]

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Back on the show is our good friend & comrade Leigh Phillips to discuss with us the prospect of a Canadian Green New Deal! With the looming threat of climate catastrophe we talk about some possible solutions to the crisis at hand and the inability of the capitalist system to solve this calamity. We touch […]

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Back on the pod is our Senior Venezuelan Correspondent Elias, joining us from Caracas! Active in the Hands Off Venezuela campaign as well as the Marxist left opposition within the PSUV he brings us up to speed on the ongoing political & economic crisis facing the country & ongoing attempt by imperialist forces to oust […]

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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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