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Red Cloak doesn't wear her politics on her sleeve but she does like a good story.

According to the welcome page of rabble.ca, the non-profit organization "was built on the efforts of progressive journalists, writers, artists and activists across the country. We have covered events and issues in ways you'd be hard pressed to find anywhere else ever since.

rabble.ca has also moved beyond the written word to the world of podcasting through the rabble podcast network (rpn). The rpn is a growing collection of Canadian podcasts which offer an alternative take on politics, entertainment, society, stories, community and life in general. "

Listen up:

The Shades Within
Writer Sara Beck reads her fictional account of a Canadian development worker living in post-apartheid South Africa. Each story is an encounter with a landscape, with cultures, a run-in with wildlife, discussions with former freedom fighters, a brush with Mandela, and words from the countless, faceless voices of the struggle against apartheid among them.

Episode 1 -
An introduction to The Shades Within
May 1, 2006 8.67 Mb 9 Min.
Welcome to the Shades Within. This episode introduces you to the program, to the main character of the story, Anna, and to the town of Fort Francis, South Africa.

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