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Cindy Blackstock talks about the work of the First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada.
21 Aug, 2019 | 0:28:20 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

The following is a rebroadcast of an episode of Talking Radical Radio that was originally broadcast in January 2019. Cindy Blackstock is a member of the Gitksan First Nation, a social worker, a professor at McGill University in Montreal, and the executive director of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada. She is also the most visible...
Winning abortion rights in the USA - a history
21 Aug, 2019 | 0:57:27 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

WINGS #22- and #23-19 comprise a two-part radio documentary adapted from the film From Danger To Dignity: The Fight for Safe Abortion, directed and narrated by Dorothy Fadiman.
UN, EU, Guatemala Parliament - women bring new issues to the table
20 Aug, 2019 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Bringing new issues to the political table is a lot of work. Three stories about progress made: (1) On June 21, 2019, the UN's International Labour Organization passed a Convention Against Violence in the World of Work; (2) The very first legislation under the European Pillar of Social Rights: on June 13 2019, a Work-Life Balance Directive was adopted by...
Plain Radical, Living, Loving and learning to leave the Planet Gracefully
20 Aug, 2019 | 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...
Howard Zinn - Second Thoughts on the First Amendment
19 Aug, 2019 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

“Congress shall make no law…abridging freedom of speech.” There it is. Plain and simple. The First Amendment to the Constitution. But since 9/11 that amendment has been under sustained attack. Whistleblowers John Kiriakou, Julian Assange, Chelsea Manning, Edward Snowden, and others are hounded, threatened and imprisoned by the U.S. government. A fascinating and compelling account of past and present efforts...
Shows for broadcast weeks of Aug 18, 25, and Sept. 1, 2019
17 Aug, 2019 | 1:26:26 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Joan of Arc led an army to victory at seventeen. At eighteen, she arranged the coronation of a king. At nineteen, she went up against the entire Catholic church… and lost. n The Second Coming of Joan of Arc, Joan returns to share her story with contemporary women. She tells her experiences with the highest levels of church, state, and...
Lawyer and activist May Chiu talks about the work of a new group, Pour une dignite politique.
13 Aug, 2019 | 0:27:47 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

May Chiu is a lawyer based in Montreal who spends much of her time engaged in grassroots political work. Part of a network of activists and organizers dissatisfied with the ways in which Quebec's left establishment handles issues of racism and colonization, she is also one of the founding members of a new group called Pour une dignité politique (or...
Nancy MacLean - Origins of Radical Right-Wing Power
12 Aug, 2019 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

The history of the anti-government and anti-democratic politics that have transformed the U.S. in recent years is largely obscured from view. The radical right’s agenda includes: suppression of voting rights, privatization of everything from schools to Medicare to Social Security to public lands, elimination of unions and limiting majority rule. Core beliefs also include: there is no problem tax cuts...
Women transformed by tragedy and cooperation
12 Aug, 2019 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Rwanda has one of the highest percentages of women lawmakers in the world. A widowed survivor of the Rwanda genocide talks about what happened in Rwanda in 1994 and how she and other women have dealt with moving forward to assume responsibilities formerly held by their male spouses and relatives for family survival and well-being.
Two organizers talk about the Global Catholic Climate Movement and about its Canadian chapter.
06 Aug, 2019 | 0:28:11 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Marisa Vertrees is the organizing director for the Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM), a network of almost 900 Catholic religious orders, dioceses, universities, lay organizations, and other insitutions in more than 90 countries. Agnes Richard is the co-ordinator of the new chapter of the GCCM in Canada. The GCCM's mission is to engage Catholics in addressing the climate crisis through...
Dahr Jamail – Climate Disruption
05 Aug, 2019 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

Ralph Nader points out the term climate change is a vast understatement and does not convey the gravity of what we are facing. He says, climate disruption is more accurate. Study after study, report after report make it clear that human activity is transforming our planet. With heat waves, droughts, wildfires, floods, melting ice sheets and rising sea levels, millions...
Silvia Federici , Revolution at Point Zero
04 Aug, 2019 | 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...
Militarization and Money vs Climate and Sustainability
01 Aug, 2019 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

FOR WEEK OF AUGUST 4TH, 2019. Speakers addressed Militarization and Economic Attacks on Sustainable Development as key areas requiring massive civil society awareness and organizing, on the second day of the Association for Women's Rights in Development's 12th Annual AWID Forum in Istanbul, in April 2012. [Previously released as WINGS #09-12]
Teacher Kate Curtis of the End Dress Codes Collective talks about a recent big win in Toronto.
30 Jul, 2019 | 0:28:04 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Kate Curtis is a high school teacher in the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) and one of the co-founders of an organization called the End Dress Codes Collective. Scott Neigh interviews her about the problems with school dress codes, and about the major policy change that happened this spring at the TDSB thanks to the work of their collective and...
Dr David E. Kirkland, Transforming the world with more inclusive education methods
29 Jul, 2019 | 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...
Benjamin Hett - How Hitler Happened
29 Jul, 2019 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

The post-WW1 Weimar Republic in Germany was the height of European civilization. Its scientists and scholars led the world. Its Bauhaus architecture was the rage. Its arts featured such luminaries as Fritz Lang, Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill and Thomas Mann. Yet, out of this modern democracy sprang Nazism, German fascism, and one of the most barbaric regimes ever. How did...
Greta Thunberg and Kelsey Juliana speak frankly to adults
27 Jul, 2019 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Greta Thunberg's speech to the French National Assembly on July 23rd 2019, and Kelsey Juliana's keynote address to the Pacific Forest Trust on April 10th 2019 express the reasoning and the demands young people are making that adults understand the climate crisis and their responsibility to the future to act at once.
Laura Cuthbert talks about the Populous Map project.
23 Jul, 2019 | 0:27:52 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Laura Cuthbert is an organizer who has a keen interest in history. She is a central part of Populous Map, a grassroots project that aims to preserve and share marginalized histories from communities large and small across British Columbia, in ways that respect autonomy, privacy, and reciprocity. Scott Neigh interviews her about those histories and about the work of Populous...
Shoshana Zuboff – Surveillance Capitalism
22 Jul, 2019 | 0:56:48 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

Surveillance Capitalism is a global architecture of behavior modification which poses profound threats to society. It was invented at Google, duplicated at Facebook, and has moved almost seamlessly into virtually every economic sector. Vast wealth is accumulated in an ominous new economic order where predictions of our behavior are bought and sold. Surveillance Capitalism has ominous consequences for democracy and...
Derrick on his New Book Monsters
22 Jul, 2019 | 0:28:58 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Derrick Jensen is an American, anarchoprimitivist, ecophilosopher and radical environmentalist living in Crescent City, California. According to Democracy Now!, Jensen "has been called the poet-philosopher of the ecological movement. Host Sylvia Richardson speaks to Derrick about his latest book Monsters, a collection of fictional tales based on real life issues, they discuss life , death and renewal, the culture of...
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