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David Korten –Toward an Ecological Civilization
21 Aug, 2017 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

Will Rogers, a famous U.S. humorist once said, “If you find yourself in a hole, stop digging.” Good advice. Wish that it were heeded when it comes to climate change. Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, says, “there's tremendous disagreement” about climate change. Is there? The scientific consensus is close to 100%. The fox is in charge...
August 26th, 2017 is the 97th anniversary of the women's suffrage amendment
20 Aug, 2017 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Audio documentary about successful the fight for a Constitutional Amendment enshrining US women's right to vote and the still-pending struggle for an Equal Rights Amendment to the US Constitution. Includes stories about Alice Paul (January 11, 1885 – July 9, 1977), whose work for women bridged both causes.
The Right To Stay Home, How US Policy Drives Mexican Migration
18 Aug, 2017 | 0:26:49 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

David Bacon is an Award-winning photojournalist, author, and immigrant rights activist he has spent over twenty years as a labor organizer. For the past two decades he has been a reporter and documentary photographer, shooting for many national publications and independent projects, and exhibiting his work internationally. Bacon’s books include The Children of NAFTA, Communities without Borders, Illegal People (Beacon,...
Michel Chossudovsky discusses background of the conflict in the Korean Peninsula and implications
15 Aug, 2017 | 0:59:33 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

What is behind this jousting between nuclear powers US and North Korea, and what could be the consequences for the region and the world? These are the questions we hope to address in this week's installment of the Global Research News Hour, featuring this week's special guest Michel Chossudovsky. Over the course of the hour, the discussion will delve into...
Three organizers talk about the Toronto Research Action and Community Exchange.
15 Aug, 2017 | 0:27:53 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Lama El-Hanan, Rakeleh Gottardi, and Maverick Smith. They are involved in the Toronto Research Action and Community Exchange (TRACX), an initiative to connect students interested in doing grassroots social justice-focused research with community organizations who need research done. They also organize an annual symposium, which this year will...
Michael Eric Dyson - White Privilege
14 Aug, 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...
The founders of this global movement are still kicking and singing
14 Aug, 2017 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In 1987, the Raging Granny movement was born in Victoria BC. Thirty years later in 2017, they were honoured with an exhibit at the Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg. Two of the earliest members and many other Raging Grannies from newer groups describe their activism and sing their political songs in this documentary
speakers address NATO's function in the post Cold War era and how to challenge militarism.
11 Aug, 2017 | 0:59:34 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

If NATO was conceived to collectively defend countries in the North Atlantic region from the 'Soviet threat', why has NATO's military activity accelerated in the quarter century since the Soviet Union's collapse? A conference in Winnipeg in early April of 2017 sought to explore these and related questions. This week's episode of the Global Research News Hour carries some of...
Dorian Jesse Fraser talks about the Queer Between the Covers book fair and distro.
08 Aug, 2017 | 0:28:03 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Dorian Jesse Fraser. Fraser is part of the Queer Between the Covers collective (, which maintains a distro of hard-to-find queer and trans print media and organizes an annual book and zine fair in Montreal – one of the largest queer book fairs in North America. In the...
Chip Berlet - Mobilizing Resentment
07 Aug, 2017 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

Us-versus-them politics, pitting one group against another, is as old as the hills. Vulnerable groups are targeted. Language is weaponized. And resentment is mobilized along race, class and gender lines. Unbridled nationalism with lots of flag waving is the soundtrack. The rise of the right in the U.S. did not occur overnight. It didn't happen because millions of people suddenly...
Work- Home - Harassment - Joy: The complex lives of women in media
07 Aug, 2017 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Eight journalists from Cameroon at various stages in their careers describe the hard work, challenges, and personal conflicts they have dealt with to be women in media and freely offer advice to the next generation.
Silvia Federici , Revolution at Point Zero
03 Aug, 2017 | 0:29:00 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks to Silvia Federici about her latest book: Revolution at Point Zero: Housework, Reproduction, and Feminist Struggle. The struggle to make visible how the Capitalist system depends on the unwaged reproductive labour of women. How the revolution must include both the liberation of men and women from exploitation. She speaks of the challenges, victories and...
Canadian independent journalist's report back on Western Media Distortion of the Syria Conflict
02 Aug, 2017 | 0:59:20 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

As part of its 2017 Summer Series, the Global Research News Hour is airing a February talk by Canadian journalist Eva Bartlett on some of the myths and distortions surrounding Western media coverage of the current and ongoing Syria conflict. This talk was presented at the Millenium Library in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada on February 2nd, 2017 following Bartlett's recent visits...
Special Guest: Paul Gilbert
02 Aug, 2017 | 0:55:38 |
EN | The Community Living Show | The Community Living Show

Paul Gilbert: Member of the BC Disability Caucus.
An interview about the Graphic History Collective and their Remember Resist Redraw poster project.
01 Aug, 2017 | 0:28:13 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Julia Smith and Sean Carleton of the Graphic History Collective. They talk about the group's decade of work with comics as a means to tell histories of marginalized people and of struggles for justice, and about their current Remember Resist Redraw poster project. The stories we're told about...
Workers' role in deposing a President and coaxing another to the table
31 Jul, 2017 | 0:28:43 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Korea's first woman President, Park Geon-Hye was very harsh on labour; workers resisted fiercely. After her impeachment for corruption, a special election installed a more liberal President who made promises to labour. Three women organizers tell what were the points of contention, how labour won the change, and how although skeptical they are working to get the promises kept.
Four distinguished panelists discuss the links between media and polictical power in current context
26 Jul, 2017 | 0:59:34 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week, as part of our 2017 summer series, we air audio from a round table discussion presented as part of Project Censored’s 40th anniversary celebrations. The Project Censored’s Media Freedom Summit was held on October 21st and 22nd, 2016, at Sonoma State University, where the non-profit media watchdog was founded. The Round table discussion featured four prominent figures who...
Cory Weir and Mike Mutimer talk about the Unifor Solidarity Network.
25 Jul, 2017 | 0:28:13 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Cory Weir and Mike Mutimer. They are rank-and-file auto workers in Oshawa, Ontario, and they are among the founding members of the Unifor Solidarity Network (, a new network of rank-and-file workers within Canada's largest private sector union. Unifor formed in 2013 with the merger of the Canadian...
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortíz - An Indigenous Economic Model
24 Jul, 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...
The patriarchal dream is failing.
24 Jul, 2017 | 0:28:45 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In this interview, Professor Claudia von Werlhof states that capitalism is just the latest phase of a patriarchal dream that would replace the dependency on women and nature with an artificial world. She says "men have to realize that life is here, they are here, they belong to life."
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