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Analysts address the myths and realities of Canadian policy ignored by major parties and media
18 Oct, 2019 | 0:59:12 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

With the Canadian federal election just days away, the Global Research News Hour tackles critical issues, particularly foreign policy, not being addressed by the major political parties or the media. In the first half hour, we convene a discussion with Canadian foreign policy critic and author Yves Engler and with anti-war activist Ken Stone about the myths and realities surrounding...
The Ottawa Black Diaspora Coalition bringing Black communities together and fighting anti-Blackness.
15 Oct, 2019 | 0:28:13 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Alicia-Marie and Faduma are community activists and co-founders of the Ottawa Black Diaspora Coalition. Scott Neigh interviews them about the group’s work to bring Ottawa’s Black communities together and to oppose anti-Black racism in the city. The group came together in 2016, broadly informed by Black Lives Matter – not necessarily with any particular connection, at least initially, to the...
Vijay Prashad – History & Politics: Zigs & Zags (Part One)
14 Oct, 2019 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

History and politics is replete with zigs and zags into all kinds of unexpected directions. Take for example, the Shah of Iran. He looked impregnable on his throne until he was toppled by massive street demonstrations. Who could have predicted that the suicide of a street vendor in a small town in Tunisia would lead to the overthrow of an...
Venezuela check up , UN meeting and crisis in Ecuador
14 Oct, 2019 | 0:29:14 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Host Sylvia Richardson speak to Jorge about the ongoing coup attempt in Venezuela and the resilience of the Venezuelan people. How imperialism has impacted the region and how the people in Ecuador are resisting recent IMF structural adjustment policies.
Discussing the weaponization of space with Tamara Lorincz and Bruce Gagnon
10 Oct, 2019 | 0:59:27 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This episode of the Global Research News Hour, falling on Keep Space for Peace Week, probes the plans by the Trump Administration to militarize and weaponize space and the potential ramifications for escalating a new arms race, with implications for the social welfare and the global environment. In our first half hour, we get a perspective from Toronto-based academic and...
Green Jobs Oshawa is pushing for a closing auto assembly plant to be nationalized and greened.
08 Oct, 2019 | 0:28:07 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Rebecca Keetch has been an autoworker at the General Motors (GM) assembly plant in Oshawa, Ontario since 2006. GM has said they will close the plant by the end of the year. Tiffany Balducci is the president of the Durham Region Labour Council. Both are involved in Green Jobs Oshawa, a joint labour-community campaign involving workers, youth climate organizers, social...
Neo Liberalism and the relationship to the Prison Industrial Complex
07 Oct, 2019 | 0:28:53 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Christian Parenti is an American investigative journalist and author. His books include: Lockdown America: Police and Prisons in the Age of Crisis (2000), a survey of the rise of the prison industrial complex from the Nixon through Reagan Eras and into the present; The Soft Cage: Surveillance in America From Slavery to the War on Terror (2003), a study of...
Russell Means – For the World to Live Columbus Must Die
07 Oct, 2019 | 0:57:02 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

The dynamic Russell Means presents a moving and eloquent talk on Native America. He recounts how consciousness has changed among indigenous people but among the white European settler descendants many of the old prejudices remain. For example, he says, “The Pope is going to canonize Father Serra an Indian murderer and Indian slave owner.” In North and South America Indian...
Luke and Sebastien discuss current queer events
06 Oct, 2019 | 0:58:40 |
EN | The Velvet Studio |

Luke and Sebastien continue discussing the LGBTQ platform of the parties leading up to the election.
3 guests discuss te revolution, its impacts on the population, and the threat to the imperial powers
04 Oct, 2019 | 0:00:00 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour assesses the historical background and impacts of the 20 year old Bolivarian Revolution with the help of three guests. Maria Páez Victor, a Venezuelan-Canadian, sociologist, and policy analyst, outlines the divisions within Venezuelan society and the role of the Bolivarian Revolution in advancing social justice and welfare in the country. Montreal - based author,...
The Migrant Rights Network is fighting racism and xenophobia during the federal election and beyond.
01 Oct, 2019 | 0:28:00 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Karen Cocq is a long-time grassroots organizer who has recently been doing popular education and communications work with the Migrant Rights Network, a cross-Canada alliance of migrant worker, refugee, and immigrant organizations devoted to fighting against racism and for migrant justice. Scott Neigh interviews her about racism and xenophobia in Canada, both in general and in the context of the...
Michael Chertoff & David Gibbs – Debate on Humanitarian Intervention
30 Sep, 2019 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

Humanitarian intervention is always cloaked in altruism. Noted author Noam Chomsky says, “Almost every aggressive act by any great power is justified on humanitarian grounds.” Helping people who are suffering is laudable but injecting military force can lead to even worse outcomes. Libya is a perfect example of what can go wrong. The specter of atrocities was raised. A U.S.,...
Canada’s role in Venezuela and what is called the Trudeau doctrine
29 Sep, 2019 | 0:28:52 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Yves Engler is a Montréal-based activist and author. He has published ten books, his most recent is Left, Right — Marching to the Beat of Imperial Canada, Host Sylvia Richardson speaks to Yves about Canada’s role in Venezuela and what is called the Trudeau doctrine.
guests detail elite agendas masquerading as climate activism
27 Sep, 2019 | 0:59:13 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour takes a critical look at the Green New Deal and the Greta Thunberg inspired climate actions from a perspective acknowledging the severity of the climate crisis. In the first half hour journalist, author and political consultant Naomi Wolf reveals some of the troublesome and undemocratic aspects of the Green New Deal resolution presented by...
The Pull Together campaign is raising money to support First nations challenges to Trans Mountain.
24 Sep, 2019 | 0:28:12 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Maia Wikler lives in Vancouver and works as the Digital Communications Coordinator for Raven Trust, an organization whose mission is to fundraise to support First Nations in legal battles. Scott Neigh interviews her about the Pull Together campaign, a collaboration between Raven and the Sierra Club BC to raise money for the litigation by First Nations against the Trans Mountain...
A discussion about the Canadian election and party platforms
23 Sep, 2019 | 0:29:12 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Tom parkin is a frequent colomist/freelance journalist on Canadian politics, he is host of Game Changers podcast. Host Stuart Richardson speaks to Tom about the current Canadian election platforms and policy of each party. We focus on the environment , affordability, housing and strategic voting.
Promoting agriculture to help urban areas prosper
23 Sep, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

There have been lots of stories over the past few years of towns and cities that fight to restrict food production within their boundaries. This is a bit of a different story. Today on "Fit to Eat" I visit with Tom Rose, the mayor of Stephenville, who thinks that municipalities need to do more to encourage local food production, not...
David Harvey – The State/Finance Nexus
23 Sep, 2019 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

The contemporary capitalist economic system has an extraordinary component to it. That is the connection between the government, and the financial sector, the big banks. What banks? The Big 5 are JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs and Citigroup. Their assets are in the trillions of dollars. The economic and political implications of capital resources of that...
Academic Martin Pall and two Canadian activists alert public to dangers of EMF radiation
20 Sep, 2019 | 0:59:40 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour returns to an examination of the health hazards associated with wireless communications and the refusal of regulators in Canada and elsewhere do respect the science. We hear from Frank Clegg, Ceo of Canadians for Safe Technology, about the failure of political representatives and regulators to recognize the risks. We later hear from noted researcher...
Alvin Finkel talks about the grassroots historical work of the Alberta Labour History Institute.
17 Sep, 2019 | 0:27:53 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Alvin Finkel is a history professor at Athabasca University and the author of thirteen books, most recently Compassion: A Global History of Social Policy (Red Globe Press, 2019). He is also the president of the Alberta Labour History Institute (ALHI), a grassroots organization devoted to preserving and sharing the stories of Alberta's working people and their struggles. Scott Neigh interviews...
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