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Irish rural regions have a thing or two to teach the rest of us.
08 Jul, 2019 | 0:35:51 |
EN | Bojan Furst | Rural Routes

A growing population, opportunities in a variety of industries and sectors, focus on experience and food, and a drive to find new and better ways of doing just about anything? If you think this describes a trendy metropolis, think again. Rural Ireland is creating a range of innovative rural development strategies that bring together residents, industry, civil sector and academic...
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...
Women in the crossfire seek peace
10 Feb, 2019 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

A long-growing struggle between Anglophone and Francophone areas of Cameroon became violent since 2016. Villages have been destroyed, schools burned, parties that should dialogue have become intransigent and are using force. Women are seeking to make peace.
Community Radio News from Coast to Coast to Coast
29 Jan, 2019 | 0:29:12 |
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: Changes to Education Funding in Ontario | Gau Mahadevan & Lizzie Chatham CKUT Canadian Climate Policy Gains in 2018 | Catherine Fisher, CJLY Features: Wet'suwet'en solidarity actions...
Shared leadership between men and women at every level is a cornerstone of this society.
07 Jan, 2019 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

British journalist Rahila Gupta traveled to Northern Syria to witness the grassroots feminist democracy being built in territory liberated from the Islamic State. She has written extensively about the impressive network of women's cooperatives, political education and legislative accomplishments built in just a few years.
Menstrual supplies and education in Scotland, India, and Kenya
30 Jul, 2018 | 0:28:41 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Menstruation education and attempts to remedy "period poverty" are catching on around the world. This program contrasts efforts in Scotland, India, and Kenya. Differences include whether the menstrual products made available are commercial, a new re-usable commercial design, or a re-usable product from a local nonprofit. Advocates for period education range from family members to grassroots organizations, to the First...
Addressing the International Indian Treaty Council
16 Jul, 2018 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In 1993, the International Year of the World's Indigenous Peoples, Nobel Peace Laureate Rigoberta Menchu addressed the International Indian Treaty Council about working together to change the relationships between the nations of the North and indigenous communities around the world. Program updated in 2018.
Alison Fisher and Melanie Carrington talk about the work of Education Not Incarceration.
06 Mar, 2018 | 0:28:09 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Alison Fisher is a teacher in the Toronto District School Board. Melanie Carrington is a social worker and the mother of a son who is currently in elementary school in Toronto. Both are also graduate students, as well as members of Education Not Incarceration (ENI). Scott Neigh interviews them about the successful campaign waged by ENI and other groups to...
Slow, hard work by activists builds change
26 Nov, 2017 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

November 25-December 10 is recognized worldwide as the 16 Days Against Violence Against Women. But dedicated women work all year long behind the scenes for societal change and accountability. This program from Canada covers carefully built successes, from changing coverage of the 1989 Montreal Massacre to influencing official reports, journalism and police practices.
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.
S2E2 – Julie Bull on research ethics in Indigenous communities
21 Sep, 2017 | 0:35:45 |
EN | Bojan Furst | Rural Routes

In this episode we dive deep into an issue Indigenous communities and researchers around the world are working together to solve. How do we conduct research so that it benefits communities, respects researches’ freedom of inquiry, and all of that in ways that everybody can agree on? Our guide through the tangly issues of research ethics in Indigenous and rural...
Parents from Ottawa talk about their human rights complaint vs. the Ontario Ministry of Education.
29 Aug, 2017 | 0:28:08 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Lynne Courchene-Allard and Jean-Paul Allard. They are parents in Ottawa, Ontario, who have taken up the fight against racist logos, mascots, and team names, most recently by filing a human rights complaint against the Ontario Ministry of Education seeking a ban on such logos in the province’s schools....
Steve Stewart talks about the work of the Initiative for Democratic Education in the Americas.
14 Sep, 2016 | 0:28:11 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Steve Stewart. He is the technical secretary for the Initiative for Democratic Education in the Americas, also known as the IDEA Network, which brings together organizations from across the hemisphere that are committed to defending and enhancing public education. You can make a case that all struggle is...
What is the role of rural libraries and how can we make them work
02 Jun, 2016 | 0:41:00 |
EN | Bojan Furst | Rural Routes

This week we talk about rural libraries. With the provincial government in Newfoundland and Labrador announcing funding cuts to 54 rural libraries, this is an emotional conversation in the province. While I make this show here in NL, I was interested in finding out how other jurisdictions run rural library services. In this episode you will hear voices from Newfoundland...
A conversation with Bill Reimer about better ways to think about the rural
08 Apr, 2016 | 0:46:16 |
EN | Bojan Furst | Rural Routes

This week on Rural Routes, my guest is Bill Reimer. You could think of him as one of the wise on the Grand Rural Council if such a thing existed. Our conversation spanned decades of Dr. Reimer’s quest for finding better and smarter ways of thinking about and working with rural regions. We discussed rural policy in Quebec and Norway...
Andy Villanueva and Kerin Bethel-John talk about organizing vs. dress codes in Toronto high schools.
26 Aug, 2015 | 0:28:10 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, I speak with Andy Villanueva and Kerin Bethel-John. They are members of Project Slut, a collective of young women who set out to abolish the dress code in their high school and won, and who now have their sights set on transforming school dress codes across the entire Toronto District School Board....
for release week of August 9
06 Aug, 2015 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In 2015, contraceptive access is still under heavy attack by US state governments, Congress, religious activists, and even the Supreme Court. From the WINGS archives, some history of the struggle for contraception in America. Updated.
Is dissension violence?
03 Jul, 2015 | 0:28:50 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

The UK's National Union of Students developed a policy of "no-platforming" to deny violent fascists the right to speak and recruit on campuses. Now the tactic has expanded to define variant opinions on sex work and gender as violent.
actor Neil Napier, educator Pasi Silander
13 Apr, 2015 | 0:54:18 |
EN | Dan McPeake | Endeavours

Neil Napier currently stars on the Syfy series "Helix" where he plays the role of Dr. Peter Farragut, brother to Billy Campbell's Alan Farragut. He also appeared in such movies as "X-Men: Days of Future Past", "Riddick", "300", and "Immortals". His TV credits include "Blue Mountain State", "The Listener" and "Zero Hour". However, he might best known for his role...
Warlord #25 (September issue of 1979)
15 Aug, 2014 | 1:51:42 |
EN | Martin R. Howell | Comic Book Radio Theatre

A vocal reading of a comic book accompanied with keyboard background music and sound effects.
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