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Football (soccer) empowers Kenyan girls and young women
15 Oct, 2017 | 0:28:39 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

More than 9,000 girls and young women from two disadvantaged counties in coastal Kenya are now learning and playing the beautiful game under the auspices of local society Moving the Goalposts. MTG also offers peer education programs on reproductive health, women’s rights and economic empowerment. They won gold in New York at the UN's Sustainable Development Goals international football competition.
Call it genocide or ethnic cleansing, the suffering is extreme
08 Oct, 2017 | 0:28:45 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

The world calls on Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to denounce the slaughter forcing the Rohingya from Myanmar, but it gives a free ride to General Min Aung Hlaing, the country's globe-trotting army chief and actual ruling power, whose army is making a grab for the resources. Two media women who work with Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and Malaysia...
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...
The Hidden School with Dan Millman
01 Aug, 2017 | 0:30:01 |
EN | Drew Taddia |

Dan Millman is a former world champion gymnast, coach, martial arts teacher and college professor, and he is author of 17 books published in 29 languages and shared across generations to millions of readers. His classic work, Way of the Peaceful Warrior, was adapted to film in 2006. Join Drew Taddia this week on Exploring Mind and Body as he...
Indigenous hill dwellers push back against tree plantations
17 Jul, 2017 | 0:28:40 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Indigenous Dongria Khond people in Orissa state, India, are struggling against a forestry department decision to cut their food-bearing trees and take away their food-growing plots in favour of teak and eucalyptus cash-crop plantations. The women tell about their tactics and the nutritional and environmental superiority of their traditional foods and way of life.
Diane Wilson, former Texas shrimper and co-founder of Code Pink
14 Mar, 2017 | 0:28:41 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

From the WINGS archive: An interview with Diane Wilson, former Texas shrimper and co-founder of Code Pink, about her childhood fundamentalist upbringing, her environmental and anti-war activism (including co-founding Code Pink), and tuning in to the energy of the world.
Conspiracy Radio: the AM dial
24 Feb, 2017 | 0:55:41 |
EN | cjsfprog | Making Time for Radio Documentary Series

Late night talk radio: wild speculation, unbelievable conspiracy theories, out-of-this-world storytelling. Where does this drive for outlandish alternate explanations come from? Beam Me Up first asks “are UFOs real?” before realizing that the more interesting question is : “Why do we care so much?” Liz McArthur finds a strange, nostalgic comfort in the oft-overlooked programming from the margins, especially Coast...
A soul-stirring account of three women who were brutally tortured in Chinese prisons
23 Feb, 2017 | 0:28:10 |
EN | cjsfprog | Making Time for Radio Documentary Series

The Crimes of Jiang Zemin: Two Hundred Thousand File for Official Investigation is a soul-stirring account of three women who were brutally tortured in Chinese prisons because they refused to give up their practice of Falun Dafa. After narrowly escaping being killed for their organs, they fled to Canada and joined the worldwide movement to bring the former head of...
Women Re-Greening the World
13 Feb, 2017 | 0:28:43 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

From the WINGS archives: The late Professor Wangari Maathai discusses the Green Belt Movement that she founded with the National Council of Women of Kenya, to address problems of streams drying up, food insecurity, and a dearth of firewood and fencing. The still-active project organizes grassroots women to plant and care for millions and millions of trees.
Falun Gong practitioners take to the courts against Jiang Zemin
06 Feb, 2017 | 0:28:45 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In 1999, Chinese leader Jiang Zemin implemented a program to eliminate the practice of Falun Gong from the country. This persecution developed into a program of mass arrests, "re-education" through torture, executions and widespread allegations of organ harvesting for the medical market. A change in China's courts has allowed those who suffered to file complaints, and many are doing so....
Egyptian and Israeli Feminists, speaking in 1990
25 Dec, 2016 | 0:28:50 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Women, Religion and Power was the title of a panel held in Montreal in June 1990, at the First World Summit on Women and the Many Dimensions of Power. Among the speakers were Egyptian physician and novelist Dr. Nawal El Saadawi, and Alice Shalvi, founding director of the Israel Women's Network. El Saadawi calls for complete separation of religion and...
CFRU-FM Radio Gryphon in Guelph, ON
20 Dec, 2016 | 0:28:28 |
EN | Patrick Auguste | NCRA RVF 2016-2017

A show about French culture in the community. Its everywhere and you may not know it. There are French association in our community that arrange francophone activities and events year long. Events for all ages. As well, there are French language schools scattered all across Ontario Franco Fest in Hamilton is one such Festival. It offers activities for children and...
Ethnic tension in a maternity ward in Israel
20 Nov, 2016 | 0:28:45 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem was founded on a promise to serve all patients with the same, excellent care. But fear and prejudice affecting midwives and their patients put the ideal to the test.
Lierre Keith on Deep Green Resistance and anti-patriarchy
31 Oct, 2016 | 0:28:46 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Bringing back bison - like the ones seen at Standing Rock recently - and the prairie grasslands that sustain them - could sequester massive amounts of carbon and restore functional habitat for many other species, says Lierre Keith. A former vegan, she now sees herself as a being like other creatures part of the cycle of life and death, choosing...
Russian-American engineer and political analyst discusses pitfalls of technology in latest book
21 Oct, 2016 | 0:59:00 |
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...
Chapter 1 of All My Puny Sorrows
11 Sep, 2016 | 0:59:05 |
EN | Frieda Werden | Denman Readers and Writers Festival

In July 2016, Miriam Toews gave a solo reading at the annual Denman Island Readers and Writers Festival. This is raw audio of her very moving reading, and her explanation during the Q&A about how the story of a sister's suicide dovetails with her own family life. This is raw audio, but would require only minor editing, to deal with...
1-hr solo reading on Denman Island BC
05 Sep, 2016 | 0:56:55 |
EN | Frieda Werden | Denman Readers and Writers Festival

Richard Wagamese's book Medicine Walk begins with a teenage boy meeting up with the father who has abandoned him, and being asked by his dying father to accompany him on a final journey. The author reads a chapter and talks about the book and his life.
Hillary Clinton and the global women's movement
04 Sep, 2016 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

From the WINGS archives, this is a talk by then First Lady Hillary Clinton at the NGO Forum of the 4th UN World Conference on Women in 1995, at which she lauds the work of non-governmental organizations as being essential to making governments be accountable to their commitments to women and families. Included in the show are crowd reactions while...
Part 3 Confronting her torturers. - BE SURE TO AIR PARTS 1 and 2 FIRST
23 May, 2016 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Finale of popular WINGS radio drama series adapted from a live performance of the multi-award-winning one-woman play by Carolyn Gage, in which Joan of Arc analyzes her successes and also her naivete in trusting a patriarchy that took what she gave them then cast her aside and finally threw her to the wolves. When English torturers force her to conform...
Part 2: The warrior betrayed
23 May, 2016 | 0:28:45 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Reprise of the very popular WINGS radio drama series adapted from a live performance of the multi-award-winning one-woman play by Carolyn Gage, in which Joan of Arc analyzes her successes and also her naivete in trusting a patriarchy that took what she gave them then cast her aside and finally threw her to the wolves. When English torturers force her...
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