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Laverne Cox - Transgender Visibility
27 Mar, 2017 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

The LGBTQ, lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender and queer community have made significant strides in recent years in achieving legal recognition and protection. But some of the gains are being rolled back. At stake is whether transgendered persons are protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Title IX of the Higher Education Act amendments. One issue...
Part 2 of the series Women: The Oppressed Majority
27 Mar, 2017 | 0:28:46 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In addition to providing unwaged work of birthing and care, women are the vast majority of trafficked persons in modern slavery and they are clustered in the lowest-waged employment on the planet. Five activists address these issues in international perspective.
Sister Elizabeth Kelleher speaks about the moral need to build social housing
25 Mar, 2017 | 0:24:57 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

**This interview aired in 2011 and is still relevant today, Sister Kelleher passed on Aug 16 2013 and her life continues to be an inspiration to all***Gives us all something to think about at this time of year** We speak to Sister Elizabeth Kelleher, an 85 year old nun with the Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement, we talk about her...
Probing Japan's embrace of Nuclear Power through history
24 Mar, 2017 | 0:59:24 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

Continuing sixth anniversary coverage of the Fukushima Meltdowns. Peter Kuznick, History Professor and Director of the American University-Based Nuclear Studies Institute explains how Japan learned to Stop Worrying and Love nuclear power. Gordon Edwards, president and co-founder of the Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility explains Canadian links and similarities with the Japanese nuclear industry and TEPCO in particular. Finally, we...
Jessica Chen and Jermaul Newell talk about the Fight for $15 and Fairness at York University.
22 Mar, 2017 | 0:28:08 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Jessica Chen and Jermaul Newell. They are students at York University in Toronto and are active with the campus chapter of the Fight for $15 and Fairness, which is working to raise the minimum wage, improve basic employment standards, and build solidarity between students and workers. The extensive...
Laura Secor - Iran: History & Politics
20 Mar, 2017 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

Iran, a country of 80 million people, strategically straddles West and South Asia. Once in Washington’s hip pocket, Iran dramatically left the U.S. orbit in 1979 when the Shah was overthrown and the Islamic Republic was established. The “loss” of Iran was a major blow to Washington’s policy of dominating the Middle East and controlling its oil. Pretty much, ever...
Kinder Morgan approval, the politics of energy
17 Mar, 2017 | 0:29:25 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

We interview one of Vancouver's best-known environmentalists Ben West who is executive director of Tanker Free B.C. Co-host of Latin Waves Stuart Richardson speaks to Ben about the recently approved expansion of the Kinder Morgan pipeline and what that means for BC and our future energy needs, the politics around pipeline approval and what citizens can do to protect their...
Bobbi Rose Koe and Chris Rider talk about the campaign to protect the Yukon's Peel watershed.
15 Mar, 2017 | 0:28:11 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Bobbi Rose Koe and Chris Rider about the long collaboration between Indigenous nations and conservation groups to protect the Yukon's Peel watershed from industrial development. Along with a lengthy public information and advocacy campaign, in recent years Protect the Peel has also involved a court battle that will...
Hold for week of March 19, 2017
14 Mar, 2017 | 0:28:41 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

From the WINGS archive: An interview with Diane Wilson, former Texas shrimper and co-founder of Code Pink, about her childhood fundamentalist upbringing, her environmental and anti-war activism (including co-founding Code Pink), and tuning in to the energy of the world.
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz - An Indigenous Economic Model
13 Mar, 2017 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

The existing economic system in most countries is a kind of state capitalism. It produces enormous inequalities. Its extraction practices are environmentally destructive. Perhaps indigenous models provide a viable alternative. Chief Seattle was a Susquamish chief in what is now Washington State. He reportedly made these observations in an 1854 letter to U.S. President Pierce: “How can you buy or...
Profits of capitalism built upon plunder of women
13 Mar, 2017 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

International scholars and activists explain that for at least 600 years, patriarchal elites have been using militarism, colonization, domestic violence, rape, genocide and other methods to limit women's roles in society, take their stuff, and turn them into property. The struggle continues. Audio documentary by Kristin Schwartz and Asad Ismi, part 1 of 3 in the series Women: The Oppressed...
Newcomb speaks about his book Pagans in the Promised Land
10 Mar, 2017 | 0:24:57 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Steven Newcomb speaks about his book Pagans in the Promised Land which decodes the hidden Old Testament religious basis of the doctrine of discovery as it relates to federal Indian law and policy. Steven T. Newcomb,indigenous law research coordinator for the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation, uses extensive research to argue that the United States cannot achieve a true...
Caldicott discusses the nuclear threats facing humanity in the wake of the Fukushima disaster
10 Mar, 2017 | 0:59:09 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On the occasion of the 6th anniversary of the worst nuclear disaster of all time, renowned physician, author and anti-nuclear advocate Helen Caldicott updtes listeners on the current challenges presnted by the ongoing leeching of radioactive materials from the Fukushima Daiichi site in Japan. She talks about the dillema of containing radiative particles, particularly in the water, the health threats...
Julie Crooks talks about the photo exhibit No Justice, No Peace: From Ferguson to Toronto.
08 Mar, 2017 | 0:28:12 |
EN | Scott Neigh |

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Julie Crooks. She is an independent curator, an instructor at the University of Toronto, and a co-founder of Black Artists' Networks Dialogue (BAND). She speaks about the recent photography exhibition No Justice, No Peace: From Ferguson to Toronto, and about photography as a tool for social change. Since...
Ruth Bader Ginsburg - Gender Equality
06 Mar, 2017 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

Currently the Supreme Court hangs in the balance with a 4-4 liberal conservative split. The former tends to view the Constitution as a living document, while the latter sees it as something static and fixed document. Court decisions have huge impacts on society. One contentious issue is gender equality. Simply put it is the belief that everyone should receive equal...
Is Housing a human right or just another commodity in the Neo Liberal market place
03 Mar, 2017 | 0:26:02 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Host Stuart Richardson interviews long time housing advocate/activist Ivan Drury, we speak about the large scale gentrification project going on in the Burnaby Metrotown area where thousands of low income tenants face reno-viction as their affordable homes get bulldozed for high priced condo developments. How this story is unfolding in big cities all across North American and how investors only...
Investigating Russia, Détente with Canada, and the Speech to Congress
03 Mar, 2017 | 0:59:27 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

The Global Research News Hour continues its analysis of the elite power maneuvering behind the Trump Administration with three new interviews! James Petras is an outspoken commentator, author and retired Professor Emeritus of Sociology from Binghamton University in Binghamton, New York. He presents his take on efforts to bring down Trump using bogus allegations of connections between Trump and the...
Delores Stevenson talks about seeking justice in the wake of the death of her niece Nadine.
01 Mar, 2017 | 0:28:10 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Delores Stevenson. Her niece, Nadine Machiskinic, died on January 10, 2015. Since that day, Stevenson and other members of the family have been pushing for a proper investigation and for some kind of justice -- in the last year, with the formal support of a coalition of groups...
The motivations of Climate Activists
24 Feb, 2017 | 0:16:30 |
EN | cjsfprog | Making Time for Radio Documentary Series

Climate change is the most complex problem in human history. While we face many mitigation challenges, people globally are fighting back against idle leaders and big corporations. Inspired by those on the movement's forefront, Frontlines of the Climate Movement catches up with three Vancouver-based activists and examines what motivates them in the fight for climate justice. Rebecca Visser completed her...
Landmines and Disabilities in Cambodia
24 Feb, 2017 | 0:15:01 |
EN | cjsfprog | Making Time for Radio Documentary Series

Cambodia is one of the most heavily land mined countries in the world -­ still with about millions of pieces of unexploded ordnance and landmines in existence. According to the HALO Trust, “over 64,000 landmine casualties have been recorded in Cambodia since 1979, and with over 25,000 amputees Cambodia has the highest ratio per capita in the world.” Accidents occur...
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