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The work of the organization Courage to bring movement priorities into party politics.
12 Dec, 2017 | 0:28:18 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh interviews Samantha (who withheld her surname) from the organization Courage. In recent years, the combining of movement and party politics have had a profound impact on the electoral landscapes in the US and the UK, and Courage is working to similarly push mainstream party politics to the left in Canada....
Jason Stanley - How Fascism Works
11 Dec, 2017 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

What is fascism? Michael Parenti, author and historian says, “Fascism historically has been used to secure the interests of large capitalist interests against the demands of popular democracy. Then and now, fascism has made irrational mass appeals in order to secure the rational ends of class domination.” Fascism flourishes in times of economic insecurity and cultural backlash. Opportunistic politicians offer...
A tribute to Eduardo Galeano , he passed on April 13, 2015
10 Dec, 2017 | 0:27:57 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

A tribute to Eduardo Galeano , he passed on April 13, 2015, this interview originally aired Sep 2009 but still relevant today. Eduardo Galeano , Poet and prolific author of several books including his famous Open Veins of Latin America and his latest Mirrors an almost universal history talks about the need for community and communion with nature. Also music...
Where is the seat at the climate table for indigenous peoples?
09 Dec, 2017 | 0:28:40 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Keynote address by Eriel Tchekwie Deranger of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, at the American Public Health Association 2017 annual meeting in 2017.
On the work of Our Turn to mobilize students against sexual violence on campuses across Canada.
05 Dec, 2017 | 0:28:03 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh interviews Jade Cooligan Pang. She is an undergraduate student taking Political Science and Human Rights at Carleton University in Ottawa, and she is one of the central organizers of Our Turn, a new national student-based initiative to work against sexual violence on college and university campuses. There has been no...
Alfred McCoy - 2030: The End of U.S. Empire
04 Dec, 2017 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

It’s most likely historians will mark the War on Terror, declared by George W. Bush in 2001, as when the U.S. went into precipitous decline. The rapid military expansion into multiple countries was classic imperial overreach. The era of the U.S. as the sole superpower is drawing to a close. China is challenging U.S. global hegemony. And it is doing...
A civil courts approach
04 Dec, 2017 | 0:28:50 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In a 1993 address to a law conference, attorney Catharine Mackinnon stated that aggressive and violent porn harm not only the subjects abused to make it but also porn consumers, who experience "primitive conditioning" and "unconscious mental intrusion and physical manipulation" to objectify women and sex. A model ordinance she co-wrote would have allowed porn victims to sue for damages,...
Is Capitalism compatible with the worlds great religions
03 Dec, 2017 | 0:28:45 |
EN | Stuart Richardson |

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 the environmental problems...
Recalling the media critic's work on media distortion and the 'manufacture of consent.'
01 Dec, 2017 | 0:59:29 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On this week's broadcast of the Global Research News Hour, we pay tribute to noted media critic and anti-war activist, and U.S. foreign policy dissident Edward Herman, on the occasion of his recent passing. Guests include in order of appearance, the writer, journalist and broadcaster Stephen Lendman, Jeff Cohen, founder of Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR), Writer and broadcaster...
Special Guest: Paul Gilbert
28 Nov, 2017 | 1:00:45 |
EN | The Community Living Show | The Community Living Show

Paul Gilbert - BC Disabilities Caucus talks on the clawbacks.
Jasmine Thomas talks about the Rooster Town Blockade at Winnipeg's Parker Wetlands.
28 Nov, 2017 | 0:28:08 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh interviews Jasmine Thomas. She was a core participant in the Rooster Town Blockade at the Parker Wetlands in Winnipeg this past summer, which for two months successfully defended an ecologically sensitive site in the south end of the city from development. Though the occupation ended in September, the group continues...
Eric Sirotkin - War or Peace in Korea
27 Nov, 2017 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un. What can you say? They are lightweights fighting in the heavyweight division while the fate of possibly millions are at risk. Two heads of state trading taunts and insults back and forth like kids in a schoolyard. Trump declared that talking with North Korea is a “waste of time” and threatened to “totally destroy” that...
Slow, hard work by activists builds change
26 Nov, 2017 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

November 25-December 10 is recognized worldwide as the 16 Days Against Violence Against Women. But dedicated women work all year long behind the scenes for societal change and accountability. This program from Canada covers carefully built successes, from changing coverage of the 1989 Montreal Massacre to influencing official reports, journalism and police practices.
Michael Albert on the current economic system and need to move to participatory economy
25 Nov, 2017 | 0:31:28 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Michael Albert is an American activist, speaker, and writer. He is co-editor of ZNet, and co-editor and co-founder of Z Magazine. He also co-founded South End Press and has written numerous books and articles. Micheal speaks about the structures of society that continually enhance the few at the benefits of the many. And what we need to do to make...
political & economic background of Ukraine crisis 4 years after Maidan
24 Nov, 2017 | 0:59:30 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On the occasion of the anniversary of the start of the infamous Maidan uprisings, the Global Research News Hour delves into the politics and economics of the Ukraine crisis, the role of the international community in ameliorating or exacerbating the situation, and the prospects for peace or more war in the future. Guests include Ruslan Dzarasov - Head of the...
A conversation based on the 2018 Certain Days: Freedom for Political Prisoners calendar.
21 Nov, 2017 | 0:28:19 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh interviews Helen and Bill. Helen is a long-time anti-authoritarian organizer and a member of the collective that produces the Certain Days: Freedom for Political Prisoners Calendar. Bill is a migrant justice organizer with the group Solidarity Across Borders. Both are based in Montreal. They talk about the 2018 Certain Days...
Michael Parenti – JFK Assassination & the Gangster State
20 Nov, 2017 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

The murder of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963 is the most discussed, scrutinized and written about assassination in history. The official narrative is that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone in Dallas and that there was "no evidence of any conspiracy, domestic or foreign." That was the conclusion of the Warren Commission in 1964. However, fifteen years later...
US welfare activists pin hopes on Rise Out of Poverty Act
20 Nov, 2017 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Nixon had called it Workfare - a change to public assistance, signed into law by Bill Clinton, which imposed work requirements for public assistance, set time limits, cut benefits and increased penalties for non-compliance. Welfare Activists say it is extremely punitive, drives poor mothers to sex work and crime, and must be changed. The workfare model has been emulated in...
Plain Radical, Living, Loving and learning to leave the Planet Gracefully
19 Nov, 2017 | 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...
Navjeet Sidhu and Scott MacDonald talk about the Canadian Labour International Film Festival.
14 Nov, 2017 | 0:28:11 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's epoisode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh interviews Navjeet Sidhu and Scott MacDonald. They are board members of the Canadian Labour International Film Festival (CLiFF), an event that brings films about work, workers, and working-class struggle to cities and towns across the country every November. One of the things that can be really striking when you begin...
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