Also: taxi co-operatives, cabs as public transit.
by Phil Taylor the Taylor Report for CIUT
Phil speaks to David Hoile about his recent article, The International Criminal Court: Europe's Guantanamo Bay and this court's conviction of deposed former Liberian president, Charles Taylor. The warlike situation between Sudan and South Sudan is also explored.
Phil also interviews Jacob Leibovitch of the Ontario iTaxiworkers Union about different urban models of providing taxi service as part of a comprehensive public transit strategy. Jacob was involved in organizing a special labour conference in Toronto featuring Prof. Erik Olin-Wright of Madison, Wisconsin. Wright described a taxi service that is provided by a driver cooperative.
About Phil Taylor
The Taylor Report, heard Mondays from 5:00-6:00 pm, is one of CIUT's flagship spoken word programs. Show host and producer Phil Taylor has a long and fascinating history as a social activist and journalist. He grew up in California, but has lived in Canada for the past 30 years. He's been a US Marine, a newspaper journalist, and a television producer.
Taylor currently works as an investigator for prominent human rights lawyers including former US Attorney-General and civil rights advocate Ramsey Clark, and Toronto-based Charles Roach. Roach's work as a defense lawyer involved in the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda has given Taylor the opportunity to work in Africa.
© Copyright 2012 Phil Taylor, All rights Reserved. Written For: StraightGoods.ca
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