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Dec 21, 2021

In this episode Host, Laura Babcock reflects on some of Hamilton Council's egregious actions and asks Guests Cameron Kroetsch, Kojo Damptey and Craig Burley if Steeltown is at risk of being known as Crueltown and what residents need to do to mobilize and make positive change in 2022.

Dec 14, 2021

In this impactful episode Speaking Truth to Power, host Laura Babcock speaks with Dr. Gary Warner about his letter to Council calling out the violent arrests of young Black housing advocates and sends a strong message to the Mayor, Council and the Police Chief about what needs to happen next. Encampment activist...

Dec 7, 2021

From Sewergate to the Police's violent response to encampments, Host Laura Babcock and Guests Lynda Lukasik of Environment Hamilton and Cameron Kroetsch of Downtown Sparrow rant about the many scandals and climate crisis in Hamilton, and how citizens can work together to re-imagine the city as a place of environmental...

Dec 1, 2021

On this week's emotional and disturbing OShow, peaceful protestor Rowa Mohamed courageously shares her terrifying story of a Hamilton Police Officer putting his knee on her neck, how she thought she would die like George Floyd and her humiliating treatment in police custody. Gachi Issa witnessed some of the events and...