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retrospective on Blum featuring commentary from colleagues and family members
14 Dec, 2018 | 0:59:12 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

The Global Research News Hour marks the passing of noted scholar, writer and U.S. foreign policy critic William Blum with a special retrospective on his life and legacy. It features interviews with Chris Agee and Lou Wolf of Covert Action Magazine, Canadian journalist and media critic Barrie Zwicker, son Alexander S Blum and his wife Adelheid Zöfel. Also included in...
About the work of the Voices-Voix coalition to document the erosion of democracy in Canada.
11 Dec, 2018 | 0:28:16 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Tim McSorley is a former co-ordinator of the Voices-Voix coalition and a current member of its strategy group, and he has a background in grassroots journalism. Scott Neigh interviews him about the work of Voices to monitor and document the ways in which space for democratic dissent, debate, advocacy, meaningful participation, and protest has been systematically eroded, initially under the...
Arjun Singh Sethi – The Politics of Hate
10 Dec, 2018 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

There is a stench in the air. Hate is out in the open. The number of hate crimes has dramatically escalated in the last couple of years. Recall Dylann Roof who killed nine in an African-American church in South Carolina or Gregory Bush who murdered two black shoppers in a grocery store in Kentucky. The vitriol is spreading. The Anti-Defamation...
BUSH connections with Nazis, Bin Ladens, narco-trafficking; overview of record in power
07 Dec, 2018 | 0:59:31 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On this week's Global Research News Hour, on the occasion of the recent passing and funeral of the 41st president of the United States, George Herbert Walker Bush, we present a portrait of Bush's background and criminal activities, largely missing from current discourse over the late president's legacy. Guests include Florida based freelance journalist John Buchanan, who, in 2003, revealed...
Terri Monture talks about the work of Indigenous Land Defence Across Borders.
04 Dec, 2018 | 0:28:07 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Terri Monture is a Mohawk woman of the Wolf Clan who lives in Toronto and remains very connected with her home community of Six Nations of the Grand River. She is an active trade unionist, and is regularly involved in activities related to land defence, decolonization, anti-racism, and missing and murdered Indigenous women in both Toronto and Six Nations. Scott...
Arturo Vargas -Why the 2020 Census Matters
03 Dec, 2018 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

How important is the 2020 census? Very. Its repercussions are profound. It’s about power and money. In theory the census should be neutral, an objective collection of data. But like almost everything else these days it is politically charged. The numbers determine representation in Congress and allocation of federal funds. The Census Bureau is part of the Department of Commerce....
John Holloway on his latest book “Crack Capitalism”
02 Dec, 2018 | 0:28:50 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

John Holloway (born 1947) is a lawyer, Marxist-oriented sociologist and philosopher, whose work is closely associated with the Zapatista movement in Mexico, his home since 1991. It has also been taken up by some intellectuals associated with the piqueteros in Argentina; the Abahlali baseMjondolo movement in South Africa and the Anti-Globalization Movement in Europe and North America. He is currently...
Canadian support of violent Honduran government; Report from the Migrant Caravan
30 Nov, 2018 | 0:59:13 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's episode of the Global Research News Hour takes a close look at the Migrant Caravan making its way from Honduras to the US-Mexico border. In the first half hour, guest Tyler Shipley, author of Ottawa and Empire: Canada and the Military Coup in Honduras, outlines the ways in which Canada and Canadian business interests has supported and enabled...
Cherchez les femmes!
27 Nov, 2018 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

What do you learn when you pay attention to the women embroiled with the action around torture, imperialism and war? Dr. Cynthia Enloe, a scholar of Political Science and Women's Studies, has made a career around this question. Among her many books are Globalization and Militarism: Feminists Make the Link; Maneuvers: The International Politics of Militarizing Womens Lives; The Curious...
About Rise Up!, a digital archive of feminist activism in Canada from the 1970s to the 1990s.
27 Nov, 2018 | 0:27:51 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Alana Cattapan is an assistant professor at the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Saskatchewan, and she is part of the organizing committee of Rise Up!, a digital archive of feminist activism in Canada. Scott Neigh interviews her about the importance of preserving social movement histories, about remembering Canadian feminist struggles, and about the work...
Stephen Bezruchka – Economic Inequality Kills
26 Nov, 2018 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

Given that people in the U.S. spend more money on health care than the rest of the world combined, then logic would dictate that we have the best health outcomes. Well, we don’t. Why? Increasing evidence from epidemiologists— the scientists who study the health of populations — indicates that everything from life expectancy to infant mortality to obesity, can be...
Neo Liberalism and the relationship to the Prison Industrial Complex
24 Nov, 2018 | 0:28:53 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Christian Parenti is an American investigative journalist and author. His books include: Lockdown America: Police and Prisons in the Age of Crisis (2000), a survey of the rise of the prison industrial complex from the Nixon through Reagan Eras and into the present; The Soft Cage: Surveillance in America From Slavery to the War on Terror (2003), a study of...
WWI as conspiracy of British financial elites; Prospects of another world war in 2018
23 Nov, 2018 | 0:59:09 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On this week's Global Research News Hour, we continue our alternative coverage of the centenary of the end of World War One with an extensive interview with researcher Gerry Docherty, who has authored two books detailing the origins of the 'war to end all wars' not in an assassination in Sarajevo, but in a secret cabal of British financial elites...
Julius Arscott talks about the activities of the Workers Action Movement.
20 Nov, 2018 | 0:28:05 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Julius Arscott works for the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation, and Parks and is an active member of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU), currently serving as a member for the Toronto region on its executive board. He is also one of the founders of an organization called the Workers Action Movement (WAM), which brings rank and file...
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortíz – Guns & the White Republic
19 Nov, 2018 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

The founding of the United States was based on the ideology of white supremacy, the practice of slavery, land theft and genocide. The mass murder of indigenous people by Euro-colonizers was fueled by white nationalism. From the settler colonialists down to the present, the U.S. has had a long love affair with guns. Violence is driven by racism, patriarchy, misogyny...
Dr Cajete speaks about the ecology of Indigenous education
18 Nov, 2018 | 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...
A discussion about rural-urban interaction
13 Nov, 2018 | 0:36:37 |
EN | Bojan Furst | Rural Routes

Everybody knows the old story of the Country Mouse and the City Mouse. In this episode of Rural Routes, Dr. David Freshwater of University of Kentucky and Dr. Kevin Morgan from the University of Wales suggest we better develop some new ways of understanding the differences, and dependencies, between rural and urban populations. In the age of globalization, climate change,...
Dr. Isabelle Leblanc talks about the work of Médecins québécois pour le régime public.
13 Nov, 2018 | 0:27:56 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Isabelle Leblanc is a family physician who works at a community clinic in Montreal. She is also the president of the group Médecins québécois pour le régime public (MQRP), or Quebec Doctors for Medicare. Scott Neigh interviews her about the importance of the public health care system, and about the work of MQRP to defend and improve it. It is...
Benjamin Hett - How Hitler Happened
12 Nov, 2018 | 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...
Sacred teachings of Quechua Aymara people about the path to coexistence
11 Nov, 2018 | 0:28:24 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

The way to health is consciousness of our interdependence. In this interview Latin Waves Host Sylvia Richardson we speak with Aymara elder Marcelo Saavedra a professor of Indigenous Studies in Ottawa about the path to wholeness. The sacred teachings of Quechua Aymara people about the path to coexistence. From quantum physics to sacred practice coexisting well, this interview will awake...
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