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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 founders of this global movement are still kicking and singing
14 Aug, 2017 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In 1987, the Raging Granny movement was born in Victoria BC. Thirty years later in 2017, they were honoured with an exhibit at the Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg. Two of the earliest members and many other Raging Grannies from newer groups describe their activism and sing their political songs in this documentary
Work- Home - Harassment - Joy: The complex lives of women in media
07 Aug, 2017 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Eight journalists from Cameroon at various stages in their careers describe the hard work, challenges, and personal conflicts they have dealt with to be women in media and freely offer advice to the next generation.
Four distinguished panelists discuss the links between media and polictical power in current context
26 Jul, 2017 | 0:59:34 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week, as part of our 2017 summer series, we air audio from a round table discussion presented as part of Project Censored’s 40th anniversary celebrations. The Project Censored’s Media Freedom Summit was held on October 21st and 22nd, 2016, at Sonoma State University, where the non-profit media watchdog was founded. The Round table discussion featured four prominent figures who...
Immigration and the Challenge of Education: A Social Drama Analysis in South Central Los Angeles
15 Jul, 2017 | 0:25:50 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Senior Lecturer Nathalia Jaramillo is a graduate of Harvard University and the University of California Los Angeles. She has teaching experience in the United States, as well as in Latin American universities. Dr. Jaramillo’s scholarship is concerned with understanding the social, economic and political conditions that shape the schooling experiences of marginalized communities; on generating methodologies and practices that bridge...
Her talk Freedom Is a Constant Struggle, Part 1
02 Jul, 2017 | 0:28:46 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Angela Davis's talk to the Birkbeck School of Law, University of London. Part 1 includes discussion of the erasure of women and collective action from the generally accepted history of the black liberation struggle.
Disabled women organized to help others find safety
29 May, 2017 | 0:28:43 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

For women with disabilities, violence by caregivers is very serious, all too common, and still nearly invisible. Special barriers, both physical and attitudinal, can make it especially hard for them to exit the situation. Activists are determined to make shelters and services responsive.
A cyclical approach to life
30 Apr, 2017 | 0:28:35 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In her 1998 Mario Savio Free Speech lecture, "Indigenous Vision for the New Millennium," LaDuke explores the conflict between indigenous people who live on the land and urbanized industrial society - that is, cyclical versus linear ideas of the world, and their results. [If her prescient advice had been taken 19 years ago, Antarctica might be intact.] LaDuke has a...
Two teachers talk about social justice in the classroom & the recent Teaching for Justice Conference
25 Apr, 2017 | 0:00:31 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Beth Alexander and Michelle Munk. They are teachers who are committed to raising questions of social justice, equity, and activism in their classrooms, and they speak about doing that hard work and about the Teaching for Justice Conference that they organized earlier in April. Beth Alexander teaches science,...
A vast archive of evidence of women from history and pre-history is being digitized online
16 Apr, 2017 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Women are almost entirely missing from the study of history and history is almost entirely omitted from women's studies, says independent scholar Max Dashu. Collecting and organizing the missing data and images documenting women's roles - and their resistance to repression - in historic and pre-historic times became her life's work, and she is gradually making the entire trove available...
Parents & teachers supporting each other & opposing austerity in the education system in Nova Scotia
29 Mar, 2017 | 0:28:14 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Drew Moore and Tina Roberts-Jeffers. Moore is a teacher in Nova Scotia. Roberts-Jeffers is a mother of three small children. They talk about the unprecedent activity and engagement by both teachers and parents over the last couple of years in the face of an austerity-minded provincial government and...
The path to happiness is rarely a straight line
24 Feb, 2017 | 0:11:13 |
EN | cjsfprog | Making Time for Radio Documentary Series

Fascinated by career journeys that, like Lesley's own, haven’t followed a straight line, this documentary explores the circuitous and unexpected career journey of Dr. Jennifer Gardy. Not quite mimicking her childhood dream of being a doctor in the morning, a dentist in the afternoon, and a ballerina at night, Dr. Gardy has nevertheless carved out a science+performer career as both...
Concussions threaten Canada's game and those that play
24 Feb, 2017 | 0:11:06 |
EN | cjsfprog | Making Time for Radio Documentary Series

In the wake of a number of high-profile suicides of hockey players, both active and retired, the world of professional hockey is coming to terms with a mental health crisis. In Men's Mental Health: Headshots, Jay Peachy explores responses to this crisis: how has the culture of hockey changed in response to these suicides? Jay Peachy is a multidisciplinary artist...
An exploration of Ontario's new Sex Ed Curriculum and the response it provoked
24 Feb, 2017 | 0:39:54 |
EN | cjsfprog | Making Time for Radio Documentary Series

In 2015, the newly-elected government of Ontario began to implement a new sexual education curriculum including topics like consent, gender identity, sexual orientation and the perils of online sexuality. Gordon Katic (Cited) looks at the contentious political battle to enact progressive reform in Ontario. Gordon Katic is co-host of Cited, a documentary radio program about research and higher education. His...
Guests discuss the most censored Indigenous, Canadian and other stories from 2016
05 Jan, 2017 | 0:59:39 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's program analyses the most suppressed and censored stories of 2016. We speak with Andy Lee Roth of Project Censored about his organization's latest list of most censored stories. We hear fro John Schertow, lead editor of Intercontinental Cry about the major Indigenous stories internationally not making headlines. Finally we hear from Patricial Elliott, Associate Professor at the University...
Dr Cajete speaks about the ecology of Indigenous education
30 Dec, 2016 | 0:28:32 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Sylvia speaks to author, artist and educator Dr. Gregory Cajete, an elder with of the Tewa Peoples, about the ecology of Indigenous education. Faced with the affects of colonization on the lives of indigenous people, a dominant Euro-centric education system can no longer be called neutral. How do we build bridges to the many ways of knowing how we come...
Jade Nasogaluak Carpenter & Liam O'Neill Gordon talk about the Calgary School of Informal Education.
07 Dec, 2016 | 0:28:17 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Jade Nasogaluak Carpenter and Liam O'Neill Gordon. They are involved in the Calgary Shool of Informal Education (CSIE), a new initiative that is creating opportunities for people to share skills and knowledge of all sorts in an inclusive, accessible, and affordable grassroots community setting with an orientation towards...
Girls below the age of consent exploited for sex to support their families
28 Nov, 2016 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

At Gasi Bay, Kenya, poverty exacerbated by drought is leaving foreign fishermen and local motorcycle transport drivers as the richest men around, able to pay young girls in food, cash or in-kind to have sex with them. Thousands of under-age children are said to be in this trade, mostly with the knowledge of their parents, to feed their families. Local...
Mothering (by mothers and others) is the root of all giving
06 Nov, 2016 | 0:28:40 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Talk by Genevieve Vaughan at the 2016 conference of the Mothering Institute for Research and Community Involvement in Toronto. Vaughan states that the act of mothering is unilateral gift-giving, and that an infant's experience of being mothered (whether by biological mother or other) builds both the physical brain and the template of what it is to be human.
CETA enabling North American -EU Trade Zone; Constitutional challenge of CETA
28 Oct, 2016 | 0:59:04 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

The Canada EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) appears to be back on track following well publicized concerns that the accord, several years in the making was about to be de-railed. The Mainstream media is signalling that the deal's ratification may be only days away. While citizens, particularly in European countries have raised objections, EU leaders are forging ahead....
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