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Robert Hackett - Climate Change & the Media
26 Jun, 2017 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

Climate change poses a long-term threat to humanity and the Earth. Sixty percent of people get their news from TV. How are the networks reporting on the crisis? This is from a study from Media Matters, a non-profit media watchdog organization: “In 2016, evening newscasts and Sunday shows on ABC, CBS, NBC, and Fox, collectively decreased their total coverage of...
Women are organizing to add 2 million women to the electoral rolls
26 Jun, 2017 | 0:28:42 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Robert Mugabe, the only President Zimbabwe has had since independence, will be 94 before the 2018 elections. His party is divided, but the opposition is more so, with more than 50 parties registered - almost half of them since the start of 2017.Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga suggests the men are spending too much time arguing about who will lead while women are...
David Bacon on his Book “Illegal People”
23 Jun, 2017 | 0:29:47 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

David Bacon explores the human side of globalization, exposing the many ways it uproots people driving them to migrate. He also speaks about how immigration policy makes the labor of those displaced people a crime in the United States. Illegal People explains why current immigration policy produces even more displacement, more migration, more immigration raids, and a more divided, polarized...
3 guests discuss Democracy Now and other indymedia fails in Syria coverage, role of foundation funds
23 Jun, 2017 | 0:59:14 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour probes the problematic coverage of Syria by Western media, including supposedly independent media outlets like the popular Democracy Now. Our first guest, journalist Vanessa Beeley, shares her research on the White Helmets, and her reporting from Alleppo, and denounces the clear bias and omissions relayed by the West including Democracy Now. Daniel Borgstrom, a...
About the work of the Labrador Land Protectors to oppose the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric dam.
20 Jun, 2017 | 0:28:12 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Jennifer Hefler-Elson. She is a member of the Labrador Land Protectors, a grassroots group opposed to the hydroelectric dam megaproject being built at Muskrat Falls. Muskrat Falls is a waterfall on the Churchill River in Labrador, not too far from the Indigenous-majority town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay. The...
Renee Saklikar reads from Children of air india: un/authorized exhibits and interjections
20 Jun, 2017 | 1:06:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | Denman Readers and Writers Festival

Saklikar's 2013 book Children of air india: un/authorized exhibits and interjections is a collection of reflections on the lives of people who were killed on June 23, 1985, in an act of terrorism. This is an as-yet-unedited recording of Saklikar's solo reading at the Denman Island Readers and Writers Festival in 2015. The recording has been released by the author...
Noam Chomsky - Neoliberalism: An Accounting
19 Jun, 2017 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

Neoliberalism is an odd term when you think about it. It is hardly new and it is not particularly liberal. It has been a great economic success story-for the 1%. The detritus of neoliberalism litters the landscape from smashed unions to shredded safety nets, and deregulation of everything from airlines to banking to telecommunications. And how does one measure the...
Charles Boylan on 2017, A Year of Resistance
18 Jun, 2017 | 0:29:47 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

*I am re-airing this show from a few months ago to honor activist radio legend and my good friend Charles Boylan who did this interview while in the late stages of his cancer, he passed away June 17th and will always be in my heart , he never stopped trying to make a better world** Charles Boylan is a Canadian...
A Conversation with Yves Enger & Richard Sanders
16 Jun, 2017 | 0:59:12 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On the heels of the Trudeau Government unveiling its new Defence Policy, the Global Research News Hour confronts some of the mythology around Canada's "benevolence" on the world stage. Foreign Policy critic Yves Engler and researcher/writer and magazine publisher Richard Sanders discuss the question of the public's blindness to the harm it has done from colonial Africa to residential schools...
Special Guest: Paul Gilbert
15 Jun, 2017 | 1:00:40 |
EN | The Community Living Show | The Community Living Show

Kelly speaks to Paul Gilbert - Member for the BC Disability Caucus.
Rabea Murtaza talks about the work of East Enders Against Racism in Toronto.
13 Jun, 2017 | 0:28:05 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Rabea Murtaza. She is a member of East Enders Against Racism, a neighbourhood-based anti-racism group in Toronto that came together in the wake of a blatant white supremacist incident after last November's presidential election in the US. With the arrival of the far right at the centre of...
Thomas Frank - The Country that Voted for Trump
12 Jun, 2017 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

The election of Donald Trump was a stunning political upset. His victory defied the predictions of almost every pundit and pollster. Though he received about 3 million fewer votes than his opponent, the antiquarian Electoral College system in the U.S. gave him the presidency. The New York real estate mogul, TV celebrity and billionaire ran as a self-proclaimed outsider against...
Where the Waters Divide Neoliberalism, White Privilege, and Environmental Racism in Canada
10 Jun, 2017 | 0:27:40 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

The interview examines how Neo-liberal reforms (in the manner of De-regulation, austerity measures, common sense policies, privatization, etc.) are woven through and shape contemporary racial inequality in Canadian society. Using recent controversies in drinking water contamination and solid waste and sewage pollution, Where the Waters Divide illustrates in concrete ways how cherished notions of liberalism and common sense reform ”...
Terror during UK electon; History of West's support for Islamist terror, Meaning of election results
09 Jun, 2017 | 0:59:12 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On this week's Global Research News Hour, we examine the United Kingdom's recently concluded elections through the lens of the terror scare UK citizens were subjected to over the last three months. In the first half hour, we hear from Patrick Henningsen of 21stCenturyWire.com about the suspicious aspects of the attacks in Manchester and London, impacts the attacks may have...
About the organization Stop the Cuts and the anti-austerity fightback in Saskatchewan.
06 Jun, 2017 | 0:27:02 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with JoAnn Jaffe and Peter Garden. They are fighting back against the massive wave of cuts to social programs and privatization initiated earlier this year by the provincial government in Saskwatchewan. They belong to Stop the Cuts, a group working to support the many individual fightbacks against individual cuts...
Max Blumenthal – Palestine: 50 Years of Occupation
05 Jun, 2017 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

Fifty Years have passed since Israel’s victory in the Six-Day War resulting in the longest military occupation in modern times. On the ground there has been a radical shift in demographics because of the settlements. What began as a few scattered outposts has now mushroomed into vast sub-divisions and cities with Jewish only road networks connecting them make it difficult...
Dr David E. Kirkland, Transforming the world with more inclusive education methods
03 Jun, 2017 | 0:28:57 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

David E. Kirkland is a trans-disciplinary scholar of English and urban education, who explores the intersections among urban youth culture, language and literacy, urban teacher preparation, and digital media. He analyzes culture, language, and texts, and has expertise in critical literary, ethnographic, and sociolinguistic research methods. He has received many awards for his work, including the 2008 AERA Division G...
Retrospective on life and legacy Zbigniew Brzezinski through the eyes of four analysts
02 Jun, 2017 | 0:59:19 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

With the recent passing of prominent globalist intellectual and former US National Security Adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski, the Global Research News Hour presents a retrospective on the man's life and legacy. We get views from writer, commentator and 21st Century Wire contributor Jay Dyer, we hear from geopolitical analyst Andrew Korybko, as well as foreign correspondent and former White House Staffer...
Heather Jarvis, Alice, and Layla talk about the work of the Safe Harbour Outreach Project.
30 May, 2017 | 0:28:10 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Heather Jarvis, Alice, and Layla about the Safe Harbour Outreach Project (SHOP), an initiative supporting sex workers in Newfoundland and Labrador in their efforts to win full human and labour rights. Several years ago, some feminists in St. John's recognized the absence of any organization working for the...
About the work of the Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre and about archives as sites activism.
30 May, 2017 | 0:28:09 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Skylee-Storm Hogan and Krista McCracken. Both work in the archives that are part of the Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre, and they talk about both that work and the broader role that archives can play in struggles for social change. In the middle of battles over pipelines, cuts to...
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