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The past, present, & future of militant, street-level anti-fascist organizing in Ontario and beyond.
22 Feb, 2017 | 0:28:17 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Walter Tull, a long-time militant anti-fascist who is currently based in Toronto. Tull speaks about the wave of anti-fascist activity that peaked in the 1980s and 1990s, about his current involvement in Antifa International and the International Anti-Fascist Defence Fund, and about the need in our current moment...
Three youth talk about Halifax's North End Community Action Committee.
22 Feb, 2017 | 0:27:50 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Kyturea Jones, Payton Ashe, and Donntayia Jones. They are members of the North End Community Action Committee, a Black youth-led community group in Halifax’s North End that came together around concerns about the gentrification of their neighbourhood and that has become involved in a wide range of issues...
Michael Eric Dyson - White Privilege
20 Feb, 2017 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

White privilege. What’s that? Some people have choices and advantages simply because of the color of their skin. Many whites are unaware of it or if they are are quick to say, Hey, I’m cool and beyond that. Yeah, right. Peggy McIntosh, a noted women’s studies scholar in her classic essay “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Backpack” wrote: “I was...
Three analysts explore elite power manouverings behind the recent election and the Trump presidency
18 Feb, 2017 | 0:59:28 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On this week’s Global Research News Hour on the occasion of the inauguration of President-Elect Donald Trump, We take a look behind the scenes to determine how political events such as the recent election, are being manipulated to achieve elite ends, and the consequences for US democracy, and perhaps the future of Humanity. Dr. Jack Rasmus is a progressive journalist,...
For release week of February 26, 2017
17 Feb, 2017 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

From the December 4 2016 edition of The Joy of Resistance, Fran Luck and Susan Cox discuss Cox's Article "Women’s issues aren’t just ‘identity politics,'" followed by a speech on the origin of the women's liberation movement from the civil rights movement by Jenny Brown.
FRANCES MOORE LAPPE on her book Getting a Grip
17 Feb, 2017 | 0:27:06 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Musical intro by Normadic Massive followed by Francis on her book "Getting a Grip" Clarity, Creativity and Courage for the World We Really Want. This fresh, original work affirms readers basic sanity their intuition that it is possible to stop grasping at straws and to grasp instead the real roots of todays crises. Drawing on the latest findings in psychology...
For release week of Feb 20, 2017
16 Feb, 2017 | 0:28:45 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Following 2007-8 post-election violence, the Kenyan government established a Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission to review ethnic and political violence from 1963 to 2008. Reparations for military sexual violence were proposed, but many victims still lack help. Human Rights Watch is calling for completion of reparations before the 2017 elections.
Angela Davis - Beginnings: Movements of Possibility
13 Feb, 2017 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

In times of crisis one can simultaneously see danger and opportunity. Today there is nostalgia for an imagined past and a desire to recreate it. It’s a seductive tale. Things were better then. The country was unchallenged in the world. Jobs were plentiful. Minorities, women, gays, immigrants knew their place. There was order in the land. But over many decades,...
Women Re-Greening the World
13 Feb, 2017 | 0:28:43 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

From the WINGS archives: The late Professor Wangari Maathai discusses the Green Belt Movement that she founded with the National Council of Women of Kenya, to address problems of streams drying up, food insecurity, and a dearth of firewood and fencing. The still-active project organizes grassroots women to plant and care for millions and millions of trees.
Reflections on #NODAPL from 2 long time participants, a scientist, and a critic of NGO manipulatio
10 Feb, 2017 | 0:59:24 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

With the US Army Corps of Engineers greenlighting the easement allowing the Dakota Access Pipeline to traverse Lake Oahe, we take a closer look at the year`s long battle being waged against the project with several guests. We first hear from two Indigenous women who have been extensively involved in the resistance at the Standing Rock Sioux Nation protest camp...
Dmitri Vitaliev talks about Montreal-based non-profit eQualit.ie.
08 Feb, 2017 | 0:28:01 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Defending social movements against digital threats On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Dmitri Vitaliev. He is a co-founder and director of eQualit.ie, a non-profit based in Montreal that helps human rights organizations and social movements -- including some of the world's most prominent -- deal with increasingly crucial questions of online security and digital...
Arun Gupta - Changing the System
06 Feb, 2017 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

With Donald Trump in the White House we may have entered a post-truth era. As Orwell wrote in his great essay “Looking Back on the Spanish War:” “If the Leader says of such and such an event, ‘It never happened’—well, it never happened. If he says that two and two are five—well, two and two are five. Orwell added, “This...
Falun Gong practitioners take to the courts against Jiang Zemin
06 Feb, 2017 | 0:28:45 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In 1999, Chinese leader Jiang Zemin implemented a program to eliminate the practice of Falun Gong from the country. This persecution developed into a program of mass arrests, "re-education" through torture, executions and widespread allegations of organ harvesting for the medical market. A change in China's courts has allowed those who suffered to file complaints, and many are doing so....
Mimi German speaks about the Houseless situation in Portland during emergency weather conditions
03 Feb, 2017 | 0:59:10 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour focuses on the crisis facing the city of Portland, Oregon stemming from multiple winter storms that have plagued the city since December. The houseless population has been particularly vulnerable and five of those houseless individuals, including a newborn child perished. To discuss the response to the catastrophe by the city, we hear from Mimi...
Charles Boylan on 2017, The Year of Resistance
02 Feb, 2017 | 0:29:47 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Charles Boylan is a Canadian radio broadcaster and political activist. He is the former producer of Wake up with co-op and currently hosts the program Discussion, on CFRO 100.5FM; a community-run, co-cooperatively-owned, non-corporate radio station broadcasting from Vancouver, British Columbia. Boylan has also run for political office federally and provincially as a representative of the Marxist “Leninist Party of Canada...
Meg Crane talks about a Winnipeg-based grassroots ecofeminnist publication called Cockroach Zine.
01 Feb, 2017 | 0:28:05 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Meg Crane. She is a freelance writer based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and she publishes a grassroots ecofeminist publication called Cockroach Zine. When Crane was younger, she was someone who cared a lot about the suffering in the world but she felt powerless to do anything about it. Then,...
Martin Luther King, Jr – Beyond Vietnam
30 Jan, 2017 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech is aired repeatedly and the charismatic orator seems forever frozen on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on that August day. No doubt it was a great and historic presentation, profoundly moving and full of dazzling poetry and inspiring images. But he was to give another address no less significant to...
Vandana Shiva on the web of life
29 Jan, 2017 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Second and final part of a speech delivered in California by Dr. Vandana Shiva, influential scientist, policy analyst, and activist from India. In last week s episode, Dr. Shiva deconstructed the rhetoric of genetically modified agriculture. This week, she speaks more to solutions, especially solutions based in human rights allied to rights of nature.
LINDA MCQUAIG ON HER BOOK THE TROUBLE WITH BILLIONAIRES
27 Jan, 2017 | 0:30:05 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Linda gives an thorough interview about her new book The trouble with billionaires She touches on issues off philanthropy and academic freedom around controversial donations from corporations like Gold Corp, she offers alternatives to help us implement a more equitable tax system instead of the discredited neo liberal agenda currently in place
Rodrique Tremblay and Stephen Lendman on expectations of the Trump Administration
27 Jan, 2017 | 0:59:22 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour examines the Trump agenda following his first seven days in power. PhD economist Professor Rodrique Tremblay discusses his trade and economic policies and how they are likely to play out on the world stage. Blogger and broadcaster Stephen Lendman analyses the early days of the Trump administration and the fiction between him and some...
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