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August 26th, 2017 is the 97th anniversary of the women's suffrage amendment
20 Aug, 2017 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Audio documentary about successful the fight for a Constitutional Amendment enshrining US women's right to vote and the still-pending struggle for an Equal Rights Amendment to the US Constitution. Includes stories about Alice Paul (January 11, 1885 – July 9, 1977), whose work for women bridged both causes.
Michel Chossudovsky discusses background of the conflict in the Korean Peninsula and implications
15 Aug, 2017 | 0:59:33 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

What is behind this jousting between nuclear powers US and North Korea, and what could be the consequences for the region and the world? These are the questions we hope to address in this week's installment of the Global Research News Hour, featuring this week's special guest Michel Chossudovsky. Over the course of the hour, the discussion will delve into...
Community Radio News from Coast to Coast to Coast
15 Aug, 2017 | 0:27:36 |
EN | Groundwire Production |

This year’s Prisoner’s Justice Day episode of GW was produced on traditional territory of the Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee Territory CFRC in Kingston, Ontario by Jasmine Chapman at CFRC. Download Links: Headlines The Prisoner Correspondance Project petitions Canada Correction Services to implement Trans rights policy changes | Prison Radio, CKUT Albert Dumont talks about how counselling helps those who are within...
Russian-American engineer and political analyst discusses pitfalls of technology in latest book
14 Aug, 2017 | 0:59:08 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

In this exclusive feature length interview, Russian-American engineer and sought after commentator Dmitry Orlov talks about a new construct called the Technosphere which arose out of the proliferation of human ingenuity and now not only threatens humanity's autonomy but its very existence. Later Orlov assesses the current breakdown in diplomacy between Russia and the US and whether the population of...
The founders of this global movement are still kicking and singing
14 Aug, 2017 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In 1987, the Raging Granny movement was born in Victoria BC. Thirty years later in 2017, they were honoured with an exhibit at the Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg. Two of the earliest members and many other Raging Grannies from newer groups describe their activism and sing their political songs in this documentary
speakers address NATO's function in the post Cold War era and how to challenge militarism.
11 Aug, 2017 | 0:59:34 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

If NATO was conceived to collectively defend countries in the North Atlantic region from the 'Soviet threat', why has NATO's military activity accelerated in the quarter century since the Soviet Union's collapse? A conference in Winnipeg in early April of 2017 sought to explore these and related questions. This week's episode of the Global Research News Hour carries some of...
Canadian independent journalist's report back on Western Media Distortion of the Syria Conflict
02 Aug, 2017 | 0:59:20 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

As part of its 2017 Summer Series, the Global Research News Hour is airing a February talk by Canadian journalist Eva Bartlett on some of the myths and distortions surrounding Western media coverage of the current and ongoing Syria conflict. This talk was presented at the Millenium Library in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada on February 2nd, 2017 following Bartlett's recent visits...
INAC Vigil and the State of Indigenous Broadcasting
31 Jul, 2017 | 0:29:06 |
EN | Groundwire Production |

This episode of Groundwire is produced by CKUT 90.3FM in Montreal broadcasting from the traditional unceded territory of the Haudenosaunee or Mohawk nation. Headlines Ongoing occupation of the Parker Wetlands in South Central Winnipeg | Michael Welch, CKUW City of Kingston's Master Transportation Plan | Jasmine Chapman, CFRC "Free the three! Release Indigenous protectors, Shut Muskrat down!" | Gretchen King,...
Workers' role in deposing a President and coaxing another to the table
31 Jul, 2017 | 0:28:43 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Korea's first woman President, Park Geon-Hye was very harsh on labour; workers resisted fiercely. After her impeachment for corruption, a special election installed a more liberal President who made promises to labour. Three women organizers tell what were the points of contention, how labour won the change, and how although skeptical they are working to get the promises kept.
Four distinguished panelists discuss the links between media and polictical power in current context
26 Jul, 2017 | 0:59:34 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week, as part of our 2017 summer series, we air audio from a round table discussion presented as part of Project Censored’s 40th anniversary celebrations. The Project Censored’s Media Freedom Summit was held on October 21st and 22nd, 2016, at Sonoma State University, where the non-profit media watchdog was founded. The Round table discussion featured four prominent figures who...
Politican and book author talks about need for Monetary Reform and the threats posed by CETA
21 Jul, 2017 | 0:59:20 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

As part of its 2017 Summer Series, the Global Research News Hour presents a speech by the Honourable Paul Hellyer, from an October 2016 speech at the University of Winnipeg's EckHardt-Grammattee Hall. In this one hour presentation, to an audience of about 100 people, Canada's longest serving Privy Councillor and former Minister of Defence discusses the need for monetary reform...
Indigenous hill dwellers push back against tree plantations
17 Jul, 2017 | 0:28:40 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Indigenous Dongria Khond people in Orissa state, India, are struggling against a forestry department decision to cut their food-bearing trees and take away their food-growing plots in favour of teak and eucalyptus cash-crop plantations. The women tell about their tactics and the nutritional and environmental superiority of their traditional foods and way of life.
Community Radio News from Coast to Coast to Coast
17 Jul, 2017 | 0:29:00 |
EN | Groundwire Production |

This episode of GorundWire was produced on the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the New Credit by the GroundWire National Coordination Team, hosted by Omme-Salma Rahemtullah and Nooreen Rahemtullah. Headlines Universal Pharmacare e-petition reaches required number to be brought to the House of Commons for discussion | Jasmine Chapman, CFRC BC Fires Spark Call for Pipeline Shutdown | Working...
Omar Khadr's Lawyer speaks to the government's abandonment of the rule of law in his client's cas
14 Jul, 2017 | 0:59:29 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On the occasion of the July 2017 apology and 10.5 million dollar payout by Canada’s Liberal government to Omar Khadr, the Global Research News Hour features a June 2015 talk by Khadr’s lawyer Denns Edney in Winnipewg, Manitoba, Canada. Omar Khadr is a Canadian citizen captured during a firefight in Afghanistan while still a minor and detained for a decade...
Rail Flood caused by Manitoba Hydro & Arrests on Parliament at "Reoccupation" ceremony
04 Jul, 2017 | 0:28:51 |
EN | Groundwire Production |

Headlines Wawatay seeks repeal of CRTC decision | Gretchen King, CKUT 36th annual Walk for Peace | Michael Welch, CKUW Features Northern Manitobans Say Churchill Rail Flood Caused by Manitoba Hydro | Anna Sigrithur, CKUW Arrests on Parliament as Indigenous ceremony counters Canada150 | Greg Macdougall & Skoden Chronicles Community Radio Report National Aboriginal Day Broadcast | Pascale Mendes, CiTR
Ukrainian-Canadian researcher speaks on punishment of government critics, free expression
30 Jun, 2017 | 0:59:16 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

With reports of Ukrainian journalists and political dissidents being threatened with jail time and intimidation for their reporting and / or their political beliefs from the Ukraine Security Services, we spend the hour discussing the criminalization of dissent in post-maidan Ukraine with Halyna Mokrushyna, Ukraine-Canadian researcher and regular contributor to the newcoldwar.org website.
Women are organizing to add 2 million women to the electoral rolls
26 Jun, 2017 | 0:28:42 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Robert Mugabe, the only President Zimbabwe has had since independence, will be 94 before the 2018 elections. His party is divided, but the opposition is more so, with more than 50 parties registered - almost half of them since the start of 2017.Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga suggests the men are spending too much time arguing about who will lead while women are...
3 guests discuss Democracy Now and other indymedia fails in Syria coverage, role of foundation funds
23 Jun, 2017 | 0:59:14 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour probes the problematic coverage of Syria by Western media, including supposedly independent media outlets like the popular Democracy Now. Our first guest, journalist Vanessa Beeley, shares her research on the White Helmets, and her reporting from Alleppo, and denounces the clear bias and omissions relayed by the West including Democracy Now. Daniel Borgstrom, a...
Stories from the series Asia Calling
19 Jun, 2017 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Asia Calling is a weekly news program based in Indonesia. They have shared these stories by and about women with WINGS: (1) Nicole Curby interviews ojek (motorbike taxi) customers and drivers in Jakarta, Indonesia, about women drivers. The women ojek drivers have a solidarity organization. (2) Novelist Suki Kim lived six months undercover in North Korea, and wrote Without You,...
A Conversation with Yves Enger & Richard Sanders
16 Jun, 2017 | 0:59:12 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On the heels of the Trudeau Government unveiling its new Defence Policy, the Global Research News Hour confronts some of the mythology around Canada's "benevolence" on the world stage. Foreign Policy critic Yves Engler and researcher/writer and magazine publisher Richard Sanders discuss the question of the public's blindness to the harm it has done from colonial Africa to residential schools...
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