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Henry Giroux - Orwell, Huxley & the New Authoritarianism
16 Oct, 2017 | 0:00:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

George Orwell and Aldous Huxley are two of the great figures of the 20th century. Their novels, 1984 and Brave New World focus on authoritarianism. Both draw grim pictures of totalitarian rule but in each book the dictatorship to effect control deploys different techniques. For Orwell it’s straight out force. His dark image is brutal state oppression—“a boot stamping on...
Three observers comment on the opposition protests and international condemnation of Venezuela
13 Oct, 2017 | 0:59:28 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

As regional elections take place over the weekend, this week's Global Research News Hour sets its sights on the political and economic upheaval gripping the Venezuela over the last year. We'll get a view from the ground from Lucas Koerner, a journalist and writer with Venezuelanalysis.com We'll get a broader picture from Latin America specialist and Venezuela expert Professor Julia...
About Know Nuclear Waste, which supports people resisting nuclear waste in their communities.
10 Oct, 2017 | 0:28:02 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Brennain Lloyd. She is part of the Know Nuclear Waste project, which works to support individuals, groups, and communities as they respond to the dangers posed by the nuclear industry’s efforts to put high-level radioactive waste near where they live. When the nuclear age exploded into world consciousness...
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz - Native America: From Genocide to Resistance
09 Oct, 2017 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

The centuries-long genocidal policies of the U.S. settler-colonial regime has largely been omitted from history. The ferocity and savagery of the U.S. attack on Native Americans is usually turned on its head. The colonists were the victims. They had to defend themselves against the heathens. The sheer hatred for indigenous people manifested in genocide. George Washington called them “beasts.” Jefferson...
Call it genocide or ethnic cleansing, the suffering is extreme
08 Oct, 2017 | 0:28:45 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

The world calls on Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to denounce the slaughter forcing the Rohingya from Myanmar, but it gives a free ride to General Min Aung Hlaing, the country's globe-trotting army chief and actual ruling power, whose army is making a grab for the resources. Two media women who work with Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and Malaysia...
A Political Revolution at city hall
06 Oct, 2017 | 0:26:26 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Jean Swanson has been an anti-poverty and social justice activist for over 40 years in Vancouver and across the country.Swanson is a universally respected figure, and in 2016 she was awarded the Order of Canada, the country’s highest civilian honour, for “her long-standing devotion to social justice, notably for her work with the residents of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.” Co host...
Alexa Potashnik talks about the work of Black Space Winnipeg.
03 Oct, 2017 | 0:28:10 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Alexa Potashnik. She is the founder of Black Space Winnipeg, a group that works to create spaces that are unapologetically pro-Black and Afrocentric, while also acting in solidarity with other oppressed groups, and challenging anti-Black racism and building inclusivity across all sectors within Winnipeg. It's pretty difficult to...
Todd Chretien - Red October: The Russian Revolution
02 Oct, 2017 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

The upheaval and regime change in Russia in 1917 “shook the world” in the words of journalist John Reed. In place of the feudal czarist monarchy came radical revolutionaries. A civil war ensued pitting former regime elements against the communists. In addition, a number of countries, including the U.S., Britain and France didn’t like what they saw and heard from...
Our uteruses, our rules
02 Oct, 2017 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

US-based nurse practitioner and midwife Mary Lou Singleton discusses how women can gain power over their reproductive health and decision-making despite living in late-stage patriarchy. She says liberals and conservatives both have their own slant on controlling women's bodies and limiting their choices
History Professor, Kurdish-CAnadian and JOurnalist share their thoughts about Kurdistan referendum
29 Sep, 2017 | 0:59:06 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On this week's global research News Hour we take a look at the recent independence vote in Iraqi Kurdistan and the overwhelming endorsement of separation from the rest of iraq and what it means for Iraq, the larger region and the world, and whether it is the Kurdish people or larger imperial powers that benefit from the overall situation. We'll...
Paul Gilbert and Margo Bok talk about the work of the BC Disability Caucus.
26 Sep, 2017 | 0:28:00 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Paul Gilbert and Margo Bok. They are involved in the BC Disability Caucus, a group whose work has spanned the range from online education and discussion to mobilizing people into the streets to get disability issues on the public agenda in British Columbia. Gilbert currently serves as the...
Stephen Bezruchka – Making America Healthy Again
25 Sep, 2017 | 0:57:01 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

The U.S. pays more for health care than any other country yet has shamefully poor results. People are paying through the nose for their hospital stays, surgeries and prescription drugs. An MRI in the U.S. costs five times what it costs in Australia. Instead of quality affordable health care we are building absurdly expensive F-35s, submarines and aircraft carriers. And...
Walden Bello on his “Book The Food Wars”
23 Sep, 2017 | 0:29:00 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Author of The Food Wars Walden Bello provides an analysis of the various causes of the rise in food prices. Not just the rise in energy costs, but also the IMF and WTO-led restructuring of the worldwide agricultural system. Charting the evolution of the current crisis, Bello also offers a way forward: the principle of food sovereignty, allowing the developing...
Stephen Lendman questions Myanmar leaders iconic status, Whitney Webb exposes US geopolitical aims
22 Sep, 2017 | 0:59:01 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour inspects the international outrage expressed over the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar, and the apparent indifference of the previously venerated pro-democracy champion, Aung San Suu Kyi. In the first half hour, writer and broadcaster Stephen Lendman shares his thoughts about the misportrayal of Aung San Suu Kyi as a pro-democracy icon. He has written two...
Special Guest: Paul Gilbert
19 Sep, 2017 | 0:59:29 |
EN | The Community Living Show | The Community Living Show

BC Politics: Rich Coleman BBQ speech detailed.
Three activists talk about the Save Thundering Waters Forest campaign.
19 Sep, 2017 | 0:28:07 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Emily Spanton, Taylor Telford, and Rose McCormick. They are involved in Save Thundering Waters Forest, a campaign that has done everything from lobbying politicians to a week-long land occupation this past August in its efforts to save a wetland in Niagara Falls from being turned into luxury housing....
Cynthia Kaufman – Capitalism: Getting Past It
18 Sep, 2017 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

The present phase of capitalism is a great success story for the uber rich. Torrents of wealth flow overwhelmingly to a sliver of the population. Millennials in large numbers are seriously questioning the existing economic order. They are even willing to, hold your breath, consider a socialist alternative. The Bernie Sanders campaign made a huge impact on many young people...
Cultivating the habits and virtues that co-create the path to coexistence
16 Sep, 2017 | 0:26:32 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Latin waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with author Robert Jensen about cultivating the habits and virtues that co-create the path to coexistence. This interview is an invitation to integrate our political, cultural, spiritual and ecological worlds and ways of being in order to re-member our collective power. A sober look at the realities that face us and the opportunities this...
Author examines Canada's complicity in the coup and human right abuses in Honduras
15 Sep, 2017 | 1:58:24 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

In an interview recorded in the summer during his tour stop in Winnipeg Tyler Shipley, the author of 'Ottawa ad Empire: Canada and the Military Coup in Honduras' addresses questions of the strategic importance of Honduras for imperialist powers, the progress of social movements cut short by the coup of 2009, Canada's precise role in enabling the coup, and the...
About the campaign to push Regina to make its services accessible to all residents.
12 Sep, 2017 | 0:28:12 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Mirtha Rivera and Emily Eaton. Both were active with the Regina Access Without Fear campaign, which demanded that the city of Regina adopt a policy enabling all residents to access city services without fear of repercussions related to their immigration status – an initiative that required rather a...
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