Soundwaves of Belonging
“Interview with poet Khashayar Mohammadi starts with an exploration of one of the most famous Persian exports, the poet Rumi, and what gets lost in translation. We explore the boundaries of cultural celebration vs. appropriation,
“Interview with artist and gallery owner Mehdi Fourazandi depicts his journey as a leading young artist and student revolutionary to becoming an artist in exile searching for meaning and a place to call home. We talk how trauma connects with purpose,
Annahid Dashtgard narrates this intimate story of the pandemic as exile, and the land as a source of resilience and hope.
Organizations are the interface between society and the individual. In the midst of great societal upheaval around issues of race and equity, we’re taking you inside a couple of large organizations on both sides of the Canadian border to see what it ta...
We’ve seen a lot about anti-black racism in policing and during this pandemic, but what about the everyday insidious ways anti-Black racism is perpetuated in our organizations and by many well-intentioned leaders?
Host Annahid Dashtgard reflects on the ability to make meaning in the face of hardship, a particularly necessary skill in this time of global pandemic. Reading an excerpt from her own life story — Breaking the Ocean, A Memoir of Race,
In a thriving democracy, unions are a necessary counterpoint to totalitarian power. Yet it seems that general literacy about the labour movement is on the decline— for eg. many of us would be hard pressed to name the current elected leader of our natio...
We’re into fall again – that time of year where most of our young folks are in the first flush of a new school year. And even though schools today generally have a much better grip on preventing and dealing with bullying,
Heroes in my Head is a heartwrenching and hopeful memoir about the resiliency required to facilitate wholeness, both in the world and in oneself. Overcoming childhood sexual abuse through discovery of multiple personalities,