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NABJ panel: Power, Is It a Sexual Thing?
17 Jun, 2019 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

At the (US) National Association of Black Journalists' 1991 conference, a panel of powerful women journalists and scholars discussed the relationship of gender and race to a variety of different types of power.
About the drug war in Canada, drug user organizing, and the new Crackdown podcast.
11 Jun, 2019 | 0:28:19 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Garth Mullins is an activist and organizer who has been part of many different movements, as well as a freelance journalist and an award-winning broadcaster. He has been a drug user for most of his adult life – primarily heroin in his younger years and methadone today – and he is currently a drug user activist. Scott Neigh interviews him...
Noam Chomsky - The Decision That Has To Be Made
10 Jun, 2019 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

Noam Chomsky warns, “There has to be some kind of Green New Deal if we’re going to survive. The human species is facing questions which have never arisen before. Is organized human life going to survive in any recognizable form? We’re approaching the level of global warming of roughly 125,000 years ago, when sea levels were about 25 feet higher...
Asylum-seekers and those who help them
10 Jun, 2019 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Producer Melinda Tuhus travelled to Arizona, Mexico, and the desert between to interview refugees and good Samaritans about what asylum seekers are fleeing from, what they face on the trip north, who helps them, and the ordeal of applying for immigration status.
How the interest on the debt is unsustainable and the need to move to public banking
08 Jun, 2019 | 0:28:51 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Ellen Hodgson Brown is an American author, attorney, public speaker, and advocate of alternative medicine and financial reform, most prominently public banking. Brown is the founder and president of the Public Banking Institute, a nonpartisan think tank devoted to the creation of publicly run banks. Host Sylvia Richardson speaks to Ellen about how the interest on the federal reserve debt...
On the ground at Bilderberg 2019, author of Giants: The Global Power Elite
07 Jun, 2019 | 0:59:08 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On this week's edition of the Global Research News Hour radio program, we will explore what is known about the major players behind the scenes who manage and direct world affairs. INdependent journalist Dan Dicks provides us with his observations and experiences covering the 2019 Bilderberg conference in Montreux, Switzerland. Then Professor Peter Phillips, author of the 2018 book 'Giants:...
About the history and current campaign against sex discrimination in the Indian Act.
04 Jun, 2019 | 0:28:04 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Lynn Gehl is an Algonquin Anishinaabe-kwe, an advocate, and a writer based in Peterborough, Ontario. Through her own decades-long court battle as well as her involvement in political mobilizations, she is a long-time participant in the fight against sex discrimination in the federal Indian Act. Scott Neigh interviews her about the history of that struggle and about the current "6(1)(a)...
his newest book Left , Right Marching to the beat of Imperial Canada
03 Jun, 2019 | 0:29:02 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Yves Engler has been described as “Canada’s version of Noam Chomsky” (Georgia Straight), “one of the most important voices on the Canadian Left today Yves Engler is a Montreal writer and political activist. In addition to ten published books, Engler’s writings have appeared in the alternative press and in mainstream publications such as The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, Ottawa...
Chuck Collins - Inequality: The New Gilded Age
03 Jun, 2019 | 0:56:59 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

A conversation between Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald reportedly went like this: Fitzgerald says, “The rich are different from you and me.” To which Hemingway responded, “Yes, they have more money.” You bet they do. And now more than ever. The old Gilded Age pales in comparison to the current one. The wealthy of the late 19th century: Rockefeller,...
For week of June 3-10
01 Jun, 2019 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Labour organizers from around the world tell things unions are doing to stop sexual harassment and violence at work - including working towards a proposed International Labor Organization (ILO) Convention on zero tolerance for violence in the workplace and support for workers escaping domestic violence. Talks excerpted from a parallel event around the UN Commission on the Status of Women...
Hana Shafi, aka Frizz Kid, talks about her art, her poetry, and her feminist politics.
28 May, 2019 | 0:28:00 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Hana Shafi, also known as Frizz Kid, is an artist, a poet, a freelance writer, and a feminist. She is also the author of It Begins With The Body (Book*Hug Press, 2018), a book of poetry and illustrations. Scott Neigh interviews her about her work and her politics. As anyone who has been paying attention lately can attest, the internet...
Reporations not Deportations
27 May, 2019 | 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...
Winona LaDuke – Native American Eco-Justice
27 May, 2019 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

Eduardo Galeano in his masterwork, The Open Veins of Latin America wrote that 500 years ago European settler colonialists came to this hemisphere and "sank their teeth" into the throats of Indian civilizations. You know the story. Genocide. Land was stolen. Broken promises and broken treaties. Survivors exiled to inhospitable reservations. In recent years indigenous people are organizing and asserting...
Women coping with natural disaster in Kodagu District, Karnataka State
26 May, 2019 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In southern India, the hilly Kodagu or Coorg district received extremely heavy rains during the last monsoon. Landslides covered over much of the farmland and homes. After losing so much all at once, women have shouldered the tasks of finding new sources of income and helping each other. Two producers from Bangalore travelled to the district to document the recovery...
With guests Louis Ifill, Chris Ramsaroop and Abayomi Azikiwe
24 May, 2019 | 0:59:27 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour explores some of the historic divides along racial lines that have threatened working class solidarity. For the bulk of the show, two in-studio guests: Chris Ramsaroop of the Migrant Justice Network (Toronto) and Louis Ifill, a former program coordinator for the Winnipeg-based Workers of Colour Support Network, discuss how and why obstacles have persisted...
Jacky Tuinstra Harrison and Barry Rooke talk about the #DefendCampusRadio campaign.
21 May, 2019 | 0:28:13 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Jacky Tuinstra Harrison is the general manager of CJRU 1280 AM, also called The Scope, a relatively new campus radio station affiliated with Ryerson University in Toronto. Barry Rooke is the executive director of the National Campus and Community Radio Association (NCRA), which represents about 110 not-for-profit radio stations of various sorts across the country, including 19 campus stations in...
Venezuelan Civic Military Union
20 May, 2019 | 0:28:54 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

The United States’ history of invasions in Latin America is well documented. Over 100 invasions in the last century. The economic violence of: odious debts, economic sanctions, blockades to isolate Venezuela (and any country in their target) from other sources of commerce, including preventing access to food, fuel, and friendship. The tactic of starvation is intended to punish the population...
Ervand Abrahamian - The U.S. & Iran: Four Decades of Hostility
20 May, 2019 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

The danger of war between the U.S. and Iran is increasing. U.S. forces virtually surround Iran. And they are being ramped up. In classic gunboat diplomacy a U.S. aircraft carrier battle group is positioned off the coast of Iran. Imagine if Iran had a naval armada off of New York or had troops in Canada. Why would Iran risk an...
And still they rise!
20 May, 2019 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

"And Still I Rise: Black Women Labor Leaders' Voices/ Power/ Promise," published by the Institute for Policy Studies, examines the effectiveness of Black women's contributions to the US labor movement and profiles 27 rising Black women leaders. Robin Williams, one of the profiled leaders, discusses the revitalization of the labor movement under the influence of the Fight for $15 and...
Interviews with Leo Panitch, Julie Guard, Harold Dyck, and John Clarke on legacy of strike
17 May, 2019 | 0:59:25 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour commemorates the centenary of the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike, by exploring the overall impact of that event on successive generations of labour and social activists. Our first guest, Leo Panitch speaks to the context and historic significance of the 1919 Strike. In the second half hour, a round table speaks to the legacy of...
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