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New Stories in Food Entrepreneurship with Emily Bland
16 Apr, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

Today the show features a young entrepreneur and social activist, and a major supporter of building food production one kitchen or school or seniors' home at a time. Emily Bland is the CEO of SucSeed, an award-winning startup project that is building and distributing small hydroponic units throughout Atlantic Canada and beyond. She talks about her motivation to grow food...
Building a counternarrative to financial myths
08 Apr, 2019 | 0:28:46 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Social Protection: Definition, Context, Vision was a panel at the daylong Civil Society Consultation preceding the 2019 meeting of the UN Commission on the Status of Women. In this second of two programs from the panel, the conversation turns to what is being done to shift the financial hegemony that robs communities and countries of the means to protect their...
Policy Trends in Africa and Latin America
01 Apr, 2019 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Women experts dig into the economic and political issues that affect governments' support for healthcare, cash support for mothers with small children, pensions and social security, especially in African and Latin American countries. Recorded March 10th in New York, at the Civil Society Consultation around the UN Commission on the Status of Women. Panel hosted by NGO-CSW New York. The...
At the Wharf with Kimberly Orren
20 Mar, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This time out, we look to the sea for food. I visit with Kimberly Orren of Fishing for Success (and other organizations). We meet up on a wharf in Petty Harbour and chat about giving youth an opportunity to "catch" the passion for fishing, about addressing the gender imbalances in the fishery, about opening up opportunities for self-provisioning with marine...
At the Greenhouse with Knutur
16 Mar, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

For this show, we head to Iceland to visit a magical place, but it is almost the very opposite of the representations of magical places on the "Game of Thrones." This is a place of calm, of refuge, of the pungent smell of tomatoes. It is called Friðheimar, and is a greenhouse, restaurant and horse stables. I talk to owner...
Rennowned experts expose severe health crisis from Fukushima Disaster and cover up
15 Mar, 2019 | 0:59:26 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On this week's Global Research News Hour radio program, we commemorate the 8th anniversary of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdowns, examining the ongoing hazards from radioactive contamination and the efforts made by the Japanese government, nuclear regulators and health authorities in suppressing information that would protect the public and the natural environment. Guests are legendary anti-nuclear advocate and physician Dr....
Community Radio News from Coast to Coast to Coast
12 Mar, 2019 | 0:29:06 |
EN | Groundwire Production |

This episode of GroundWire was produced at CKUW 95.9FM in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on occupied Anishinaabeg Akiin, the homeland of the Métis Nation, and the historical territory of the Nehiyawak and the Nakota. Headlines: Austerity Budgets in Manitoba | Michael Welch, CKUW Underfunding undermining Legal Aid services in BC | Catherine Fisher, CJLY Bombardier's unethical business practices | Will Anderson, CKUT...
At the Gardens with Todd Boland
07 Mar, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

Today on Fit to Eat I chat with Todd Boland, author, radio personality and Research Horticulturist at the MUN Botanical Garden -- and a self-confessed gardening aficionado (or "fanatic," depending on your perspective). We talk about the challenges of growing plants in NL, some of the ways to work WITH nature to succeed, and changes that are taking place in...
Sheep Farming in Iceland
28 Feb, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This week on Fit to Eat, we head to an area of the world that has many similarities to our own, but enough differences to make it intriguing - Iceland. I visit with a sheep farmer (and current Vice-Speaker of the Northeast Constituency of the Icelandic Parliament), þórarinn Ingi Pétursson. We talk about the challenges of marketing sheep in a...
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 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 our midst.
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....
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