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Conversations with Michel Chossudovsky & Carla Stea on confrontation on North Korea
15 Dec, 2017 | 0:59:02 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

As tensions and military armadas build up in the Korean region, we take a look at the pre-texts for war, the prospects for a nuclear confrontation, and what can be done to back humanity away from the precipice. Guests include Professor Michel Chossudovsky of the Centre for Research on Globalization, and Carla Stea, the Centre's correspondent at the United Nations.
Where is the seat at the climate table for indigenous peoples?
09 Dec, 2017 | 0:28:40 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Keynote address by Eriel Tchekwie Deranger of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, at the American Public Health Association 2017 annual meeting in 2017.
A civil courts approach
04 Dec, 2017 | 0:28:50 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In a 1993 address to a law conference, attorney Catharine Mackinnon stated that aggressive and violent porn harm not only the subjects abused to make it but also porn consumers, who experience "primitive conditioning" and "unconscious mental intrusion and physical manipulation" to objectify women and sex. A model ordinance she co-wrote would have allowed porn victims to sue for damages,...
Recalling the media critic's work on media distortion and the 'manufacture of consent.'
01 Dec, 2017 | 0:59:29 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On this week's broadcast of the Global Research News Hour, we pay tribute to noted media critic and anti-war activist, and U.S. foreign policy dissident Edward Herman, on the occasion of his recent passing. Guests include in order of appearance, the writer, journalist and broadcaster Stephen Lendman, Jeff Cohen, founder of Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR), Writer and broadcaster...
We explore the changing nature of forestry in Canada.
17 Nov, 2017 | 0:56:29 |
EN | Bojan Furst | Rural Routes

Forests are a part of Canadian identity, and are the basis of an industry that supports thousands across the country (and has for centuries.) While forestry’s past played a significant role in the development of many rural places, major shifts, including some as a result of climate change, are shaping a future that might look quite different from what we’re...
Dahr Jamail on Current Climate indicators, Dane Wigington on Geoengineering dangers
10 Nov, 2017 | 0:59:02 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On the occasion of the 23rd annual UN Climate conference currently underway in Bonn, the Global Research News Hour is examining the most up to date information on how human impacts is affecting the biosphere of planet Earth. In the first half hour, Dahr Jamail, award-winning journalist and staff writer for Truthout.org joins us to elaborate on record high temperatures,...
Exploring the state of rural broadband in Canada
03 Nov, 2017 | 0:40:08 |
EN | Bojan Furst | Rural Routes

Access to broadband internet in rural Canada is spotty at best. However, much depends on it. From emergency communications, to economic development projects, to social cohesion, internet in rural areas can open up a myriad of opportunities. In this episode, we explore everything from the history of broadband in rural Canada, to current situation, to community-based efforts to provide broadband...
For release weeks of October 29 and November 5, 2017
25 Oct, 2017 | 0:57:29 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Two-part documentary covering The World Women's Congress for a Healthy Planet, which brought together women from around the world in a collaborative process to draft an environmental agenda for the 21st Century. The document was used to promote human rights and recognition of women at the UN's Rio Summit on Environment and Development in 1992, but it is also a...
Uganda Media Women's Association's long-running community radio station
23 Oct, 2017 | 0:28:46 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Starting in 2001, the Uganda Media Women's Association decided to address the lack of women's issues and voices on the air by creating their own radio station. 60% of positions at the station are filled by women and girls. Discussion of what the station does for the community and station participants, and how they do it.
What happens when researchers and communities work together to solve problems?
20 Oct, 2017 | 0:48:53 |
EN | Bojan Furst | Rural Routes

What happens when researchers and communities work together to solve problems? It turns out that both come out of the process changed. This episode features Sarah Minnes, a doctoral student at Grenfell Campus of Memorial University of Newfoundland and Craig Pollett, CEO of Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador. They reflect on a community-university collaboration they were both a part of.
Our uteruses, our rules
02 Oct, 2017 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

US-based nurse practitioner and midwife Mary Lou Singleton discusses how women can gain power over their reproductive health and decision-making despite living in late-stage patriarchy. She says liberals and conservatives both have their own slant on controlling women's bodies and limiting their choices
Fossil fuel gone mad
17 Sep, 2017 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Even with the price of crude oil low, there are still companies investing in and working the vast bitumen mines in Alberta, and building pipelines to refining and shipping points. The local devastation is massive and the effects on local and global environment worse. Activists from Canada and Texas speak.
We discuss how Queer Tech Montreal is showing leadership in the tech industry
13 Sep, 2017 | 0:59:12 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

Unfortunately tech companies aren't as diverse as they should be, and Queer Tech Montreal is working to combat that through advocacy, and awareness raising both within the tech industry and the community.
Keep earth habitable - cut carbon emissions now
10 Sep, 2017 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Prof. Wood developed the legal theory of the atmosphere as a public trust, making way for lawsuits against all levels of government for abusing the public trust by allowing CO2 and methane emissions into the atmosphere to continue to the brink of rendering earth uninhabitable for humans. She warns that global warming is the most important issue on earth and...
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...
Russian-American engineer and political analyst discusses pitfalls of technology in latest book
14 Aug, 2017 | 0:59:08 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

In this exclusive feature length interview, Russian-American engineer and sought after commentator Dmitry Orlov talks about a new construct called the Technosphere which arose out of the proliferation of human ingenuity and now not only threatens humanity's autonomy but its very existence. Later Orlov assesses the current breakdown in diplomacy between Russia and the US and whether the population of...
Let's Go For A Sail
09 Aug, 2017 | 0:59:38 |
EN | CFUV 101.9 FM Programming | Sports with Shaun O'Leary

Listen to DSA Victoria sailor Shaun O’Leary explore the world of Disabled Sailing in Canada. In this first radio documentary about the topic, Shaun brings us interviews with the people involved, and information about the history of B.C.’s organization. Shaun interviews Sam Sullivan, the creator behind this popular sport; Don Martin, the architect behind the design of Martin 16; John...
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."
Women are organizing to add 2 million women to the electoral rolls
26 Jun, 2017 | 0:28:42 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Robert Mugabe, the only President Zimbabwe has had since independence, will be 94 before the 2018 elections. His party is divided, but the opposition is more so, with more than 50 parties registered - almost half of them since the start of 2017.Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga suggests the men are spending too much time arguing about who will lead while women are...
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 North Carolina in 2016. 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 and environment; and the...
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