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Organizers in Montreal & Toronto speak about solidarity with the wave of protests in India.
21 Jan, 2020 | 0:28:13 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Aadita Chaudhury is a graduate student at York University in Toronto. Mehak Sawhney is an international student doing her PhD at McGill University in Montreal. And Baj Mukhopadhyay is a physician also based in Montreal. Scott Neigh interviews them about the wave of protests in India against the National Register of Citizens, the Citizenship Amendment Act, and the BJP government,...
Plain Radical, Living, Loving and learning to leave the Planet Gracefully
20 Jan, 2020 | 0:27:53 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Robert Jensen on his book Plain Radical, Living, Loving and learning to leave the Planet Gracefully. It’s hard to have hope…What will you tell the generations that come after you’re gone? The young ask the old to hope….what will you tell them? Tell them at least what you say to yourself. Tell them...
Sohaila Abdulali - Taking About Rape
20 Jan, 2020 | 0:57:21 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

Rape. From Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein to Wall Street financier Jeffrey Epstein to NFL star Antonio Brown, this ancient crime is in the news. The #MeToo movement has enabled many women to tell their stories for the first time. Who can forget Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony under oath at the Brett Kavanaugh hearings? Forever, women who have been raped have...
Girls below age of consent trade sex to feed their families
20 Jan, 2020 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

At Gasi Bay, Kenya, poverty exacerbated by drought is leaving foreign fishermen and local motorcycle transport drivers as the richest men around, able to pay young girls in food, cash or in-kind to have sex with them. Thousands of under-age children are said to be in this trade, mostly with the knowledge of their parents, to feed their families. Local...
Real ways to win
20 Jan, 2020 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

The climate struggle is not hopeless - culprits are scared and already getting punished. In addition to social media, bodies blocking pipelines, climate strikes, demonstrations and civil disobedience arrests, tools include lawsuits, runs on banks that bankroll the fossil fuel industry, massive "social risk" to degrade stock values, celebrity-fuelled rallies and teach-ins, recognizing indigenous cultural leadership, and re-connecting with nature...
conversations with Project Censored, and Media Roots Radio hosts Abby And Robbie Martin
17 Jan, 2020 | 0:59:35 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour reviews the news stories from 2019. In the first half hour, Andy Lee Roth of Project discusses the most censored stories of 2018-19 as depicted in the media project's latest publication CENSORED 2020. In the second half hour, Abby and Robbie Martin, co-hosts of Media Roots Radio, join Global Research News Hour co-hosts Michael...
About *Black in Post-Sec*, a new documentary film.
14 Jan, 2020 | 0:27:47 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Ladna Mohamed, Kaku Kenyi, and Andre Hariott are all current students or recent graduates of post-secondary educational institutions in Toronto. Scott Neigh speaks with them about Black in Post-Sec, a new documentary film about the experiences of Black students in Canadian universities. Profound anti-Blackness is built into the heart of this country’s mainstream insitutions. Black people in these contexts have...
Host Sylvia Richardson interviews Dr Deanna Reder
13 Jan, 2020 | 0:27:32 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Métis leader Jim Brady and Cree councilor Abbie Halkett disappeared in 1967 while on a prospecting trip in northern Saskatchewan by Lower Foster Lake. As both were outspoken activists for their communities–Brady, in particular, was considered radical–many don’t believe that they simply got lost. Latin Waves Host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Dr. Deanna Reder about the response-ability of listening, and...
Matt Taibbi - Media: Monetizing Anger
13 Jan, 2020 | 0:56:59 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

The current period could be dubbed The Age of Anger. To drive ratings up and along with them ad revenue there’s nothing like rage. People go to their favorite media outlet as if it were comfort food. Where their views are validated and reinforced. And their anger finds a home. Argu-tainment is the order of the day and boy does...
Can a rift in the women's movement be healed?
12 Jan, 2020 | 0:28:50 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Speaking in a plenary at the US National Women's Studies Association, Chapkis explores the ideological gulf between pro-prostitution and abolitionist strains of feminism, expresses concern over both sides' potential alliances with anti-woman forces, and calls for a nuanced view of a complex issue and solidarity in all areas of any agreement.
Iranian Canadian, peace activist, and geopolitical analyst react to new year US-Iran tensions
10 Jan, 2020 | 0:59:16 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week’s Global Research News Hour presents diverse reactions to the escalating US-Iran tensions in the last week following the assassination of the Islamic Republic’s highly revered military commander General Qasem Soleimani. Allan Wise shares his thoughts as a Canadian with family living in the country, and as a critic of Iran's human rights record. Glenn Michalchuk a long-time Canadian...
Imtiaz Popat talks about his wide range of organizing against oppression and bigotry in Vancouver.
07 Jan, 2020 | 0:28:10 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Imtiaz Popat is a therapeutic counsellor in Vancouver. He is also the coordinator of the local chapter of Salaam: Queer Muslim Community, and he has played a central role in the Two-Spirit and LGBT People of Colour Alliance and the Coalition Against Bigotry – Pacific. Scott Neigh interviews him about his extensive work against oppression and bigotry, and the threads...
Reparations not Deportations
06 Jan, 2020 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

David Bacon is a photojournalist, author, political activist, and union organizer who has focused on labor issues, particularly those related to immigrant labor. He has written several books and numerous articles on the subject. His most recent book is In the Fields of the North / En los campos del norte: , David Bacon documents the experiences of some of...
Robert Hackett - Canada: Pipelines, Politics & the Press
06 Jan, 2020 | 0:57:02 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has a contradictory record when it comes to the climate crisis. On one hand he declared a “national climate emergency.” On the other hand he plucked down more than $4 billion in public money to buy TMX, the Trans Mountain pipeline which will carry dirty tar sands oil. James Hansen, the renowned U.S. scientist warns,...
Taking the War out of our Words
06 Jan, 2020 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Defensiveness is an automatic response that keeps conversations at the level of power struggle. Sharon Ellison has suggestions for quitting the "addiction" to the war model in the interests of giving and receiving respect. Her website with free exercises is: www.pndc.com
Tiffany Joseph talks about her work to revitalize her language and culture, and to restore the land.
31 Dec, 2019 | 0:28:22 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

*The following is a rebroadcast of an episode of Talking Radical Radio that originally aired in September 2019* Tiffany Joseph‘s ancestry is of the Saanich people on her mother’s side and the Squamish people on her father’s side, and she currently lives in Tsartlip First Nation, a bit north of Victoria on Vancouver Island. Scott Neigh interviews her about her...
John Holloway on his book Crack Capitalism
30 Dec, 2019 | 0:28:50 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

John Holloway (born 1947) is a lawyer, Marxist-oriented sociologist and philosopher, whose work is closely associated with the Zapatista movement in Mexico, his home since 1991. It has also been taken up by some intellectuals associated with the piqueteros in Argentina; the Abahlali baseMjondolo movement in South Africa and the Anti-Globalization Movement in Europe and North America. He is currently...
Arundhati Roy – Modi’s India
30 Dec, 2019 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

The India of its current prime minster Narender Modi is a far cry from the India of Gandhi and Nehru. Tolerance and secularism are being replaced by Hindutva, a Hindu nationalist ideology which seeks to establish Hindu dominance in a country where there are hundreds of millions of religious minorities. Modi is the head of the Bharatiya Janata Party, the...
Sheila Tobias on Faces of Feminism
30 Dec, 2019 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Sheila Tobias gives highlights from her book Faces of Feminism: An Activist's Reflections on the Women's Movement. She recalls a widespread unity in the early 2nd Wave that broke down over the issue of sex roles, pressure from the right, and divisions among feminists. Originally released in 1997, under the title WINGS #32-97 Equality and Sex Roles.
Is Capitalism compatible with the worlds great religions
23 Dec, 2019 | 0:28:45 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Encore Christmas Show Latin waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Robert Jensen about our “dead culture” of state Fundamentalism. Jensen says that absolute beliefs that ignore life’s complexities are used to support the politics of empire. He gives examples of these, including market fundamentalism (capitalism), moral fundamentalism (of spreading ‘democracy’), or technological fundamentalism – the belief that technology will solve...
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