Posts Tagged ‘disRespect’

Discussing the UK riots on DisRespect Radio

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

Thanks to host Geoff Langhorne for inviting me on DisRespect Radio to discuss the UK riots. We had a great conversation that covered the sources of urban unrest and the prospects for future riots in the UK and beyond. Here’s a link to the podcast. 


Appearence on DisRespect Radio

Saturday, February 19th, 2011

Geoff Langhorne hosts a great little radio program on CFMU 93.3 in Hamilton. It’s been going for 8 years now and I’m honoured to be an occasional guest. On this week’s show we discussed the anti-poverty movement in Ontario. In particular, I spoke about the development of the Special Diet campaign, a campaign whose tactics and objectives harken back to the great welfare rights struggles of the 1960s. Here’s a link to the podcast:

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G20 Protests and the Criminalization of Dissent

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

Last week I made another appearence on DisRespect Radio to discuss the G20 protests in Toronto and the criminalization of dissent. DisRespect host Geoff Langhorne and I touch on how media failed the alternative voices at the G20; how alternative media air a fuller view; and how implications for civil liberties hinge on demands for an inquiry into G20 policing.

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Debt, Riots, and the Great Recession: Making sense of the Greek debt crisis

Friday, July 2nd, 2010

I made a recent appearence on DisRespect radio to discuss the Greek debt crisis and the mass mobilization of Greeks opposed to the government and European Union’s plan to deal with it. Follow the link below to listen:

From the Archives: Simon Black discusses urban riots on disRespect Radio

Saturday, October 24th, 2009

I make the occasional appearence on disRespect Radio, a great program hosted by Geoff Langhorne and broadcast on CFMU 93.3 fm Hamilton, Ontario. In this episode, Langhorne and I discuss last year’s Montreal riot, its causes and concomitant circumstances. Follow the link for the podcast: