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FOR RELEASE WEEK OF MARCH 4, 2019
19 Feb, 2019 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Nanoparticles are so small that they slip through normal regulatory loopholes; they are already in the receipts we handle, our food packaging, clothing, and cosmetics. Little is yet known about their effects, but they can behave in strange and likely dangerous ways. Feitshans calls for international harmonization of regulation and for the public to inform itself about what is in...
Fighting Fake News a Trojan Horse for Restricting dissent. Guests: Whitney Webb, Patrick Henningsen
08 Feb, 2019 | 0:59:04 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour investigates some of the post 2016 mechanisms being implemented to restrict dissident news and analysis in the name of fighting fake news and 'foreign interference' in political affairs. Whitney Webb, author of a major expose on a neocon backed 'news rating agency' called Newsguard comes in to provide background on why independent media sites...
Chatting with Farmer Jim Lester
06 Feb, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

Today on Fit to Eat we head toward the outer limits... of St. John's... to visit Jim Lester at his farm, just a turnip's throw from a major freeway. We talk about adversity and opportunity, agri-tourism, working with consumers, aquaponics, and building more food production capacity in this province. Oh, and I ask him how he keeps "Farmer Jim" separate...
Seeking recognition as third gender
04 Feb, 2019 | 0:28:46 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In the Luo culture, intersex babies were traditionally killed. Marashan Rayah tried to protect her child from stigma by keeping his [preferred pronoun] condition secret. That didn't work. Her child, Darlan Rukih, has finally come out publicly as intersex, someone with both male and female genitals and hormones. After many years of trying to hide and fathering a son, he...
Cory MorningStar discusses her new series: The Manufacture of Greta Thunberg - For Consent
01 Feb, 2019 | 0:59:36 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour, we consider the possibility that some of the most prominent climate campaigns on the planet, including the Greta Thunberg-led Climate Strikes are in fact being co-opted by the world's most prominent financial elites, via vehicles like large environmental NGOs, to serve a pre-existing agenda having more to do with expanding capitalism than reversing or...
Youth Helping Youth in Kenya
20 Jan, 2019 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

The German World Population Fund (DSW) supports youth peer education on sexual health in several African countries. In Kenya, this included a pageant to crown a Mr. and Miss Y2Y.
Talking Climate Change with Paul Beckwith & Dahr Jamail
11 Jan, 2019 | 0:59:24 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On a week when youth around the planet are mobilizing strikes for ‘climate action,’ the Global Research News Hour highlights the major indicators of a natural world in crisis due to global warming. In the first half hour, following a short report on a local (Winnipeg) youth activist event, University of Ottawa based climate systems scientist Paul Beckwith outlines some...
2018: Most censored. Major economic, geostrategic and geopolitical stories.
04 Jan, 2019 | 0:59:44 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour debuts in 2019 with a special look at key stories from the past year and what they portend for 2019. Andy Lee Roth, Associate Director of Project Censored, speaks to some of the key themes running through the top 25 most censored stories of the past year, and this year's CENSORED 2019 compendium. Dr....
In the United States, morning-after pills are available - for now
23 Dec, 2018 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

According to Time Magazine, women are stocking up on emergency contraception since Trump appointed 2 members to the Supreme Court. Program reviews the long and controversial process of getting it made available without a prescription and speculates on its near future.
Highlighting efforts to contain Huawei, Canada's legal responsibilities, forcing the US to back down
21 Dec, 2018 | 0:59:37 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour delves into the US extradition request of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou and the decision by Canada to detain her. First guest Professor Michel Chossudovsky believes the detention is related to a call by the Five Eyes Alliance of intelligence agencies to block Huawei from gaining ground in the international market for its 5G technology....
Highlighting efforts to contain Huawei, Canada's legal responsibilities, forcing the US to back down
21 Dec, 2018 | 0:59:37 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour delves into the US extradition request of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou and the decision by Canada to detain her. First guest Professor Michel Chossudovsky believes the detention is related to a call by the Five Eyes Alliance of intelligence agencies to block Huawei from gaining ground in the international market for its 5G technology....
One of the first electrical appliances ever marketed
09 Dec, 2018 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In 1999, historian of technology Rachel Maines published The Technology of Orgasm: "Hysteria," the Vibrator, and Women's Sexual Satisfaction. By 2011, this history had spawned a documentary, a play, and a feature film. Program features a humorous but scientific talk by Maines, followed by excerpts from a press conference about Hysteria.
A new wave of youth infections - and a new prevention drug
26 Nov, 2018 | 0:28:42 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Sub-Saharan Africa has the lion's share of HIV infections and related deaths. These countries are turning greater attention on issues of youth - those born with the infection, and those who may be acquiring it through sex. Kenya is working on youth education and also becoming a leader in the prophylactic use of anti-retroviral drugs for those most at risk....
Women in a "Backward Area" step forward
19 Nov, 2018 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

After 56 years of national rural development policy, many babies and mothers still die from diseases caused by poor nutrition, sanitation problems, and parasites. A project in the state of Karnataka has women manufacturing nutritional supplements for their community and educating women, youth, and sometimes men on how to live healthier lives.
Activists' work led to success
11 Nov, 2018 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In May 2018, the Irish voted to repeal the 8th Amendment to their Constitution, which had placed the life of a pregnant woman and the life of her foetus on an equal footing, leading to problems in physicians' decision-making, maternal deaths and severe penalties for abortion. Shortly before the vote, three women who worked on different aspects of the Yes...
Bob Fitrakis on election rigging prospects, Jack Rasmus on NAFTA 2.0 and its influence on the vote
02 Nov, 2018 | 0:59:12 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On this week's Global Research News Hour radio program we investigate factors influencing the outcome of the US Mid-term elections. We first hear from lawyer, author, and editor of the online Columbia Free Press Bob Fitrakis about past and ongoing mechanisms which allow partisan operators to clandestinely manipulate the vote. We next interview broadcaster, writer and political economist Dr. Jack...
How America hobbles healthcare aid abroad
22 Oct, 2018 | 0:28:40 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

On his first day in office, Trump reinstated and expanded the Global Gag Rule against recipients of US healthcare aid performing or speaking about abortions. Where did this rule come from and what does it do?
Pepe Escobar on the rise of Bolsinaro. Michel Chossudovsky on economic reforms under Lula
12 Oct, 2018 | 0:59:11 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour examines the underlying currents pushing the presidency in the direction of a hard right wing admirer of past dictatorial governments. We'll also place these developments within a larger geopolitical context. Guests include the noted veteran Brazilian journalist Pepe Escobar and Professor Michel Chossudovsky of the Centre for Research on Globalization. We will also get...
Mirjam Guesgen talks about her journey from researcher to freelancer science journalist
22 Sep, 2018 | 0:59:56 |
EN | Simon Landry | Do You Even Science

In this episode, Simon talk with his Mirjam Guesgen (who met at the workshop organized by BBC superstar science journalist Matt McGrath from episode 2!) about her journey from academic researcher to award winning journalist. Their conversation, like Mirjam's journey, covers a lot of ground. From her doctoral research with sheep in New Zealand to her post-doctoral research with cows...
From science to mythology, history to culture, a pharmaceutical look at cutting-edge topics.
14 Sep, 2018 | 0:29:51 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | The Med Thread

What do *you* know about biological drugs? In this episode of The Med Thread, produced by the School of Pharmacy at Memorial University of Newfoundland in partnership with CHMR-FM, local pharmacist Sheldon Baines, a specialist in biological drugs from BioScript Pharmacy, joins Cathy and Mike to chat about these 'made from life' medications: how they help patients reclaim their livelihood;...
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