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Carol Martin and Sophie Merasty talk about the new Red Women Rising report.
23 Apr, 2019 | 0:28:15 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Carol Martin is a Nisga'a woman who has been part the Downtown Eastside (DTES) neighbourhood of Vancouver for almost 30 years and she works at the Downtown Eastside Women's Centre. Sophie Merasty is a Denesuline and Woodland Cree woman who has been part of the DTES for close to 30 years as well, and she works in the performing arts....
Community radio news from coast to coast
22 Apr, 2019 | 0:29:26 |
EN | Groundwire Production |

This episode of GroundWire was produced at CKUW 95.9FM in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on occupied Anishinaabeg Akiin, the homeland of the Métis Nation, and the historical territory of the Nehiyawak and the Nakota. Headlines: Environmentalists critique Senate hearings on Bill C 69 | Michael Welch, Susan Huebert, CKUW New Report on Indigenous Women Survivors in Vancouver’s Downtown East Side | Catherine...
Michael Yates - The Working Class
22 Apr, 2019 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

Warren Buffett, the much-admired genius investor and one of the world’s richest men said, “There’s class warfare, all right, but it’s my class, the rich class, that’s making war, and we’re winning.” And who are the losers? The working class, people who work for an hourly wage or are salaried. The ruling class has driven down wages and benefits, smashed...
The USA and Canada's shameful role in Venezuela
21 Apr, 2019 | 0:29:08 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Host Sylvia Richardson speaks to Dr Paez about the ongoing coup attempt in Venezuela, how the US and Canada continue to break international law with illegal sanctions against a sovereign nation. How the resistance and history of the Venezuelan people is strong. A recent 5 days without power made the people come together stronger. And how if we care about...
Iranian Women of 1979
21 Apr, 2019 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Iranian women were at the forefront of the revolution. But after the Shah was deposed and Ayatollah Khomeini returned to the country, the new regime turned against them and everything they had fought for. CBC Radio producer Donya Ziaee, interviewed three participants about their thoughts and actions in that time. Her one-hour documentary, first broadcast on "Ideas," forms a two-part...
Frances Ravensbergen talks about the migrant justice group Bridges Not Borders.
16 Apr, 2019 | 0:28:01 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Frances Ravensbergen is a resident of Hemmingford, Quebec, a small town near the US-Canada border. It lies quite close to Roxham Road, which has become well-known as the most frequently used location for refugees wanting to cross irregularly – that is, not at a formally recognized border crossing – from the US into Canada. Scott Neigh interviews Ravensbergen about Bridges...
Dr Cajete speaks about the ecology of Indigenous education
15 Apr, 2019 | 0:28:32 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Sylvia speaks to author, artist and educator Dr. Gregory Cajete, an elder with of the Tewa Peoples, about the ecology of Indigenous education. Faced with the affects of colonization on the lives of indigenous people, a dominant Euro-centric education system can no longer be called neutral. How do we build bridges to the many ways of knowing how we come...
L.A. Kauffman & Aneelah Afzali – The Enduring Power of Protest
15 Apr, 2019 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

Are marches and demonstrations just feel good affairs? You vent some spleen then go home satisfied as if you’ve done something worthwhile and before you know it the glow wears off? Or does the power of collective action, solidarity and mass mobilizations have a deeper effect? The key to resistance is organization leading to sustained efforts. The danger of demonstrations...
CIUT's Phil Taylor and book author Judi Rever reveal the crimes of the RPF in Rwanda
12 Apr, 2019 | 0:59:09 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On a week corresponding with the 25th anniversary of the start of the Rwandan genocide, the Global Research News Hour shines a light on research pointing to the under-examined crimes committed by the Tutsi-dominated Rwandan Patriotic Front before, during and after the infamous 100 day killing spree that claimed hundreds of thousands of African lives. Our guests include radio host...
FOR RELEASE WEEK OF APRIL 14-20, 2019 - Speech by Dr. Dawn Memee Lavelle-Harvard
10 Apr, 2019 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In 1971, Janette Lavelle filed suit against a 19th century law that violated native women's human rights in Canada. She lost the case, but started a movement that included researching and raising a hue and cry about missing and murdered indigenous women and girls. Her daughter continues the story in a 2016 speech to the Motherhood Initiative for Research and...
Peter Gibbs talks about the work of Organize BC to build the capacities of progressive organizers.
09 Apr, 2019 | 0:27:52 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Peter Gibbs is a co-director of the social movement capacity-building organization Organize BC. Scott Neigh talks with him about Organize BC's use of training, coaching, and community-building to build the skills of organizers working for social and environmental justice in western Canada. Depending on the details of a given collective struggle, and on the community or movement at its centre,...
Groundwire April 8th
08 Apr, 2019 | 0:27:32 |
EN | Groundwire Production |

Headlines Harassment fallout in Manitoba labour movement|  Emily Leedham, CKUW SNC-Lavalin affair results in party expulsions | Will Anderson, CKUT Economic pressure on Montreal taxi drivers| Nic Lachance, CKUT Features: Grassroots efforts to fight Winnipeg meth crisis | Michael Welch, CKUW Lawyers discuss Quebec Bill 21 | Will Anderson, CKUT Read-In protest at Milennium Library in Winnipeg | Will Anderson,CKUT,...
Leilani Farha – The Financialization of Housing
08 Apr, 2019 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

From Seattle to Toronto, the cost of owning a home is soaring. Rents are no better. Accelerated by neoliberal economic doctrine a paradigm shift in housing has occurred in recent years. There is a growing disconnect between housing as a human right and housing as a financial vehicle for investment. We’ve come a long way from FDR’s remarkable 1944 State...
Building a counternarrative to financial myths
08 Apr, 2019 | 0:28:46 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Social Protection: Definition, Context, Vision was a panel at the daylong Civil Society Consultation preceding the 2019 meeting of the UN Commission on the Status of Women. In this second of two programs from the panel, the conversation turns to what is being done to shift the financial hegemony that robs communities and countries of the means to protect their...
Venezuela Crisis, Global Insecurity and how climate change can bring us together
07 Apr, 2019 | 0:28:33 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Latin Waves host Stuart Richardson interviews Bruce Gagnon, coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space and publisher of a blog called Organizing Notes. We speak about the ongoing US coup attempts in Venezuela and how this is causing global insecurity with Russia, how many nations and the corporate media are red baiting to demonize the...
Discussing NATO and Western imperialism with Mahdi Nazemroaya and Andre Vltchek
05 Apr, 2019 | 0:59:22 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

As the North Atlantic Treaty Organization celebrates its 70th anniversary, the Global Research News Hour takes a more critical look at the 29 member alliance and the agenda it pursues under the pre-text of 'promoting peace and freedom.' Guests include Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, sociologist, geopolitical analyst, and author of The Globalization of NATO; and Andre Vltchek, novelist, film maker, journalist...
How Spite Can Feed Us All
02 Apr, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This week on "Fit to Eat" we chat with James Grace, gardener extraordinaire, chef of note, teacher, and deep thinker on all things related to rural Newfoundland and Labrador. I ask him about where he thinks we are heading as a province, and he explains why "spite" is such a fine source of inspiration for growing food. And all from...
Two activists talk about the Fight for $15 and Fairness - Newfoundland and Labrador.
02 Apr, 2019 | 0:28:10 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Alyse Stuart is an organizer with the Canadian Federation of Students. Keith Dunne is the campaigns and communication coordinator with the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Public and Private Employees. Both are active with the Fight for $15 and Fairness – Newfoundland and Labrador, and they speak with Scott Neigh about how that campaign is fighting to increase one of...
David Bacon on his book "Illegal People"
01 Apr, 2019 | 0:29:17 |
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...
Policy Trends in Africa and Latin America
01 Apr, 2019 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Women experts dig into the economic and political issues that affect governments' support for healthcare, cash support for mothers with small children, pensions and social security, especially in African and Latin American countries. Recorded March 10th in New York, at the Civil Society Consultation around the UN Commission on the Status of Women. Panel hosted by NGO-CSW New York. The...
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