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Grassroots organizing vs oligarchy in El Salvador
01 Dec, 2019 | 0:28:45 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Marta Benavides's parents were an indigenous healer and a bureaucrat. She grew up Catholic, was recruited to the Baptists, and came to her own theology, which recognizes love as a force and rejects hierarchy. She talks about her life, about her country El Salvador, and about the global forces that can only be opposed by community and an understanding of...
The emergence of a network of parents committed to fighting cuts to public education in Ontario.
26 Nov, 2019 | 0:28:14 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Rachel Huot is a mom of three kids and a parent organizer in the west end of Toronto. She is part of a group called West End Parents for Public Education, which has been central to the emergence of the province-wide Ontario Parent Action Network. Scott Neigh interviews her about the cuts that the province's Conservative government under Doug Ford...
How can rural and urban live better together
25 Nov, 2019 | 0:57:21 |
EN | Bojan Furst | Rural Routes

Bill Reimer, Brian Dabson, and Zita Cobb made for a stellar opening panel of the 2019 Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation conference this past October in St. John’s at Memorial University’s Signal Hill Campus. They dived deep into the issues of rural-urban interaction and possibilities of a healthier and more respectful relationship.
Women resist resurgent Right
18 Nov, 2019 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Excerpts from an interview with Jacqueline Pitanguy and a panel she appeared on titled Pushing Back Against the Pushback: The Power of Women's Organizations to Resist Resurgent Authoritarianism, held June 4 at Women Deliver 2019 in Vancouver. Discussions about how to counter the rollback of rights that took a lifetime to win.
A gender education program aims at inculcating respect
11 Nov, 2019 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Equality and respect for all humans regardless of gender or gender expression is a teachable subject, especially if it starts young. That is the premise of the Dear Boys project started by Swati Sengupta. She describes how it started, how it is taught, and its effects to WINGS contributing producer Kalpana Pradhan, who also adds additional sound and supporting interviews.
Agriculture and Rural Development (in Iceland and Beyond)
05 Nov, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

Building a diverse food production system is just about the best rural development strategy possible. And vice versa. Today on "Fit to Eat," we test out that theory in Iceland, with teacher, researcher and rural development worker, Vifill Karlsson. We talk about attracting young farmers, enticing agri-tourists (and keeping them safe), supporting local production, the awkward urban-rural balance, and the...
Citizen Action with Katie Temple
30 Oct, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

All across our province, and beyond, there are people who are playing their role, growing more food of their own this year than they did last year, learning to be more conscious about buying local produce, and developing a new relationship to the earth. Call me incorrigibly-positive, but it is happening. Today on "Fit to Eat: the NL Farm and...
Cornel West - The Socratic/Prophetic Traditions
28 Oct, 2019 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

“How do you straighten your back up? How do you tell the truth? How do you bear witness? How do you organize? How do you mobilize? How do you generate forms of resistance and resiliency in the face of some very, very ugly forms of terror and trauma and stigma?” Activist/Scholar Cornel West asks these fundamental questions. And he takes...
Getting out of our issue silos and working together for all is the way
28 Oct, 2019 | 0:28:46 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

The Green New Deal is a concept that has been percolating for more than a dozen years, but this year new member of Congress Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez introduced it as a resolution in the US Congress. She narrates a vision of the future; Jane Fonda talks details of activism on the ground in Washington; Naomi Klein asserts that there have to...
House Insurance
27 Sep, 2019 | 0:26:17 |
EN | Boomer Radio | Tune Up With Deb

A weekly look at how to get and keep your financial house in order. With guests looking at all aspects of finances, it’s a great way to have your questions answered – even questions you didn’t know you should be asking.
Mortgages
27 Sep, 2019 | 0:25:41 |
EN | Boomer Radio | Tune Up With Deb

A weekly look at how to get and keep your financial house in order. With guests looking at all aspects of finances, it’s a great way to have your questions answered – even questions you didn’t know you should be asking.
At the Agriculture University of Iceland
11 Sep, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

Today on "Fit to Eat" we go to visit our cousins in Iceland, and spend time at the Agriculture University of Iceland, in lovely Hvanneyri. I speak with three staff members there,Ólöf Ósk Guðmundsdóttir, Egill Gunnarsson, and Rósa Björk Jónsdóttir, about the value of post-secondary education for farmers, even if they grew up on a farm, the changing role of...
Traditional foodways and turning lawns into gardens
05 Sep, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This week on "Fit to Eat" we discuss some of the changes in traditional foodways in NL, a few innovative government strategies of the past to promote local and wild foods, and the promise of backyard gardens. I talk to Greg Wood of Bonne Bay about growing up eating lasagna and asparagus and turr and trout, and the work of...
African women taking the mic gain recognition as people
22 Aug, 2019 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

What is the most significant change brought about by community radios in Africa? In Jallov's studies, the result is consistently: reduction in violence against women. Jallov explains how she works with community radios and how her research brought out this conclusion, and identified other positive changes in communities that gain a voice.
Radio MAMA-FM in Uganda - parts 1 and 2
22 Aug, 2019 | 0:57:34 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

For the weeks leading up to World Feminist Radio Day (October 21), WINGS is sharing some of our most amazing shows about what feminist radio can be and do. These two programs - one from 2010 and one from 2017, document how and why the Uganda Media Women's Association started a women's community radio station, how it interacts with community,...
The unwaged work of getting unwaged work counted
22 Aug, 2019 | 0:28:50 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

As de Beauvoir points out, women's unwaged work is about half the work in the world, but it isn't included in economic accounting. Margaret Prescod describes decades of unwaged work by women activists within the UN system to get a declaration that this work should be accounted for. Among other benefits of measuring it would be to show how structural...
Women transformed by tragedy and cooperation
12 Aug, 2019 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Rwanda has one of the highest percentages of women lawmakers in the world. A widowed survivor of the Rwanda genocide talks about what happened in Rwanda in 1994 and how she and other women have dealt with moving forward to assume responsibilities formerly held by their male spouses and relatives for family survival and well-being.
The Magic of Nature
31 Jul, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

"Fit to Eat" is lurching back into action, after a 2-week break. This time, we visit with Anne Marceau and Michael Burzynski, naturalists, authors, gardening experts, and interpreters who are keen to share their knowledge of (and passion for) plants. Join me for a show that affirms the magic of the natural world in which we live. It will help...
Teacher Kate Curtis of the End Dress Codes Collective talks about a recent big win in Toronto.
30 Jul, 2019 | 0:28:04 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Kate Curtis is a high school teacher in the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) and one of the co-founders of an organization called the End Dress Codes Collective. Scott Neigh interviews her about the problems with school dress codes, and about the major policy change that happened this spring at the TDSB thanks to the work of their collective and...
Purchasing a Vehicle
29 Jul, 2019 | 0:26:16 |
EN | Boomer Radio | Tune Up With Deb

Join host Deb Ross for a weekly look at how to get and keep your financial house in order. With guests looking at all aspects of finances, it’s a great way to have your questions answered – even questions you didn’t know you should be asking.
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