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Examining hazards a controversial take-over and hazards of agrochemical agriculture
18 May, 2018 | 0:59:14 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This edition of the Global Research News Hour explores issues around the recent approval of a merger between German pharmaceutical and chemical giant Bayer and the American Agro-chemical giant Monsanto. Author and Public Banking Institute Chair Ellen Brown discusses the economic and political clout of the new entity. writer Nick Meyer speaks about the May 19th March Against Monsanto, Dr....
Design for the margins: New tools for online privacy, security, and anonymity
08 May, 2018 | 0:28:14 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Erinn Atwater and Dan Ballard are two of the three founding members of the Open Privacy Research Society, an innovative new not-for-profit organization based in Vancouver that is devoted to developing new tools for online security, privacy, and anonymity using an approach that centres the needs of people who are marginalized in a variety of ways. Scott Neigh interviews them...
On rights and competencies of birthing mothers and newborns
06 May, 2018 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Interview with Elena Skoko, activist for rights and dignity of mothers and babies in birth. She talks about birthing practices based on science, dignity and choice. She gave birth to her daughter in Bali at a birthing centre, with midwife Ibu Robin Lim in attendance.
Building the care economy with Ghandian values
30 Apr, 2018 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

SEWA [pronounced SAY vah] is a sisterhood of nearly 1.5 million women, organized locally and by trades. It operates in 16 states of India, plus 3 other countries. Their philosophy is based on Ghandian values of simplicity, truthfulness and non-violence, and on non-hierarchical growth. This program covers examples of their projects, ranging from challenging employers and government to include home-based...
Possibility Principle | Social Media Security
23 Apr, 2018 | 0:53:50 |
EN | Boomer Radio | Health First

Building knowledge and attitude for careers in STEM
09 Apr, 2018 | 0:28:43 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Young women in Mombasa formed an organization called Pwani Teknowgalz that teaches girls and ladies coding, website creation, and app development. So far, they worked with students in 180 secondary schools and 4 universities. Teachers and students talk about their projects and emphasize the importance of female mentors and role models.
Between Patriarchy and Biology, What Can You Do?
04 Mar, 2018 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Playwright Carolyn Gage performing one of her Sermons for a Lesbian Tent Revival. This one has great relevance for non-lesbians as well. She titles it "The Real L-Words" and first discusses the poverty of our words to distinguish among many forms of love and lists alternative words. Then she talks about the brain chemistry at work when we "fall in...
Chossudovsky on Korea dialogue, Boykoff on Olympics impacts, Kane and Horowitz on Hawaii Psyop
02 Mar, 2018 | 0:59:29 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

As the world' attention veers away from the Pyeongchang Olympics, we get updates from the Korean peninsula and some of the more newsworthy developments over the last three months. Professor Michel Chossudovsky of the Centre for Research on Globalization reports from Cebu, Phillipines on his trip to Seoul, his presentation to the National Assembly there, and his assessment of the...
Former CIA analyst Ray McGovern talks about the covert Deep State campaign against Trump
26 Jan, 2018 | 0:59:06 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour radio program continues the discussion started the previous week examining the power dynamics underlying the current administratyoin in Washington. The focus is on the demonstrable scull-duggery over the 2016 presidential elections and afterward encompassing the Clinton campaign, the Obama Administration, high level US intelligence and law enforcement officials. Former CIA analyst and co-founder of...
We explore the world of video farming games.
13 Jan, 2018 | 0:47:42 |
EN | Bojan Furst | Rural Routes

While the numbers of farms in North America are decreasing every year, virtual farms are thriving. What does the bounty of farming related computer, video and mobile games say about the urban-rural divide? Are they just dumb time wasters, or could they actually be used to help create both knowledge and understanding? Join us for a (slightly goofy) chat about...
Preparing for needs of women and children
31 Dec, 2017 | 0:28:46 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

At a panel on Women and Climate Change at the American Public Health Association's 2017 conference, women professionals with disaster experience gave strong advice for improving disaster response, including childcare, elder care, protections against violence, and more.
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.
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