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Madawi Al-Rasheed - Saudi Arabia: History & Politics
22 May, 2017 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

Saudi Arabia is a quixotic ally of the U.S., to say the least. Fifteen of the nineteen 9/11 hijackers were from the desert kingdom. In the wake of the attack, the U.S. flew Saudi elites out of the country and then proceeded to invade Afghanistan, though no Afghans were involved in 9/11. You figure it out. Saudi Arabia has supported...
Farmers, First Nations, and Landowners walk together against jeopardy to their lands
22 May, 2017 | 0:28:42 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

APPPL, Alliance to Protect Our People and the Places We Live, is a grassroots organization formed in 2016 to protect North Carolina and her people. For two weeks in March 2017, they walked 200 miles along the designated route of a fracked gas pipeline to warn and unify against violations of native rights; forced land seizures; damage to farmland, health...
The notion of rights/role of languages and women in paradigm shift thats happening
20 May, 2017 | 0:27:33 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

A professor at Carleton University, Marcelo Saavedra is an Indigenous Bolivian leader and founder of the Bolivia Action Solidarity Network. He speaks to Latin Waves about the need to protect indigenous languages as these languages change how we view the world. He challenges the western notion of rights and how the paradigm shift that’s taking place must have women front...
Commentators Diana Johnstone and Graham Vanbergen break down the France and UK Elections
19 May, 2017 | 0:59:00 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

Pivotal elections have been underway in two key European countries, France and the United Kingdom. French electors recently voted in Emmanuel Macron. UK electors stand poised to grant Prime Minister Theresa May a more robust majority government for her Conservative Party. What have been the factors shaping the outcome, and what do they mean for the futures of both countries,...
Monika Dutt and Jared Knoll talk about the work of an organization called Upstream.
16 May, 2017 | 0:28:06 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Monika Dutt and Jared Knoll. They talk about Upstream, an organization that is working to get ordinary people, health professionals, and governments thinking about how inequality, injustice, and other social factors shape our health, and to promote social policy that gets to the root causes of ill-health by...
Kali Akuno - Activism: Lessons from Mississippi
15 May, 2017 | 0:57:01 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

Mao said, “A single spark can start a prairie fire.” Indeed it can. Rosa Parks is a perfect example of that. Her refusal to sit in the back of the bus led to the Montgomery bus boycott and the beginning of the civil rights movement in the segregated South. They’re some erroneous notions about Rosa Parks - that she was...
Australia has privatized the answering of crisis calls
14 May, 2017 | 0:28:40 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Six years ago, the 50-year-old Sydney Rape Crisis Centre was given a government mandate to have its counselors answer national calls at 1800RESPECT, but no increase in funds to handle the tripling work load. Recently the government announced a vast increase in funds but gave it all to a for-profit insurance company to run a triage service using answerers working...
Hierarchical structures of power and violence in a capitalist society
12 May, 2017 | 0:27:01 |
EN | Stuart Richardson |

Sylvia Richardson and author Derrick Jensen make visible the unspoken hierarchical structures of power and violence. Why in a capitalist, patriarchal system violence against women, people of colour and against nature is the norm not the exception.
Questioning what we're being told about the May 9th Hanford Tunnel Collapse
12 May, 2017 | 0:59:36 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week’s Global Research News Hour digs into the Hanford Nuclear site in Washington State,where a tunnel collapse on Tuesday May 9th exposed to the atmosphere some of the most dangerous and toxic radiological material on Earth! Officials claim the damage has been re-mediated and have ended site-wide emergency they declared that day. They claim no workers were injured due...
Documenting and pushing back against the displacment of homeless people in Victoria, BC.
09 May, 2017 | 0:28:10 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Stephen Harrison and Ashley Mollison of Victoria, British Columbia. Harrison has been documenting the increasing use of physical measures meant to displace poor and homeless people and Mollison is a community organizer in struggles against displacement. For those of us who aren't among the targets, it can be...
Kshama Sawant - What It Takes To Win
08 May, 2017 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

In times of despair and distress there may be the temptation to succumb to apathy and cynicism. What’s the use? Who cares?, etc. That should not be your response. Finding kindred spirits and allies and working on issues important to you such as the environment, war and peace, healthcare, affordable housing, racism, misogyny, homophobia, education, or just getting your town...
Indigenous vision for this millennium
07 May, 2017 | 0:28:46 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

The prescient close of La Duke's Maria Savio Free Speech lecture titled "Indigenous Vision for the New Millennium." For part 1 and more information, use this link: http://previous.ncra.ca/dspProgramDetail.cfm?programID=187199
Big money in politics with a focus on the BC Elections and the Federal Canadian government
05 May, 2017 | 0:26:24 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Stuart Richardson co-host of Latin Waves interviews co-founder of Democracy Watch Duff Conacher who is an internationally recognized leader in the area of democratic reform and government accountability, and is Director of GoodOrg.ca Consulting. They speak about big money in politics with a focus on the BC Elections and the Federal Canadian government, how Canada is lacking in safeguards to...
Micjhel Chossudovsky discusses background of the conflict in the Korean Peninsula and implications
05 May, 2017 | 0:59:26 |
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...
Two feminists talk about the Art & Feminism campaign's work to close the gender gap on Wikipedia.
02 May, 2017 | 0:28:08 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Areum Kim and Amber Berson. They have been active in organizing participation in Canadian cities in the global Art and Feminism campaign. Art and Feminism is working, with particular reference to feminism and the arts, to challenge the huge gender gap among the people who contribute to Wikipedia...
Vandana Shiva - Eco-Social Justice on the Global Frontlines
01 May, 2017 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

Despite the position of the Trump administration, which has labeled climate change a “hoax” concocted by China, there is virtual universal unanimity that the Earth’s temperature is rising and that human activity is largely responsible. In the face of this crisis Trump is cutting the budget of the Environmental Protection Agency and laying off staff. Is this the kind of...
A cyclical approach to life
30 Apr, 2017 | 0:28:35 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In her 1998 Mario Savio Free Speech lecture, "Indigenous Vision for the New Millennium," LaDuke explores the conflict between indigenous people who live on the land and urbanized industrial society - that is, cyclical versus linear ideas of the world, and their results. [If her prescient advice had been taken 19 years ago, Antarctica might be intact.] LaDuke has a...
Solving contemporary issues facing humanity using the wisdom and spirituality of our ancestors
29 Apr, 2017 | 0:24:17 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Aymara Elder and Professor of Indigenous Studies Marcelo Saavedra-Vargas about solving contemporary issues facing humanity using the wisdom and spirituality of our ancestors. How remembering the stories of the land about living and coexisting well is to explore different perspectives and understandings about the passage of humans through this planet.
Special Guest: Sean Dale
27 Apr, 2017 | 0:58:11 |
EN | The Community Living Show | The Community Living Show

Ben Talks to musical guest Sean Dale. Plus songs from the Post Modern Jukebox.
Two teachers talk about social justice in the classroom & the recent Teaching for Justice Conference
25 Apr, 2017 | 0:00:31 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Beth Alexander and Michelle Munk. They are teachers who are committed to raising questions of social justice, equity, and activism in their classrooms, and they speak about doing that hard work and about the Teaching for Justice Conference that they organized earlier in April. Beth Alexander teaches science,...
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