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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....
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...
The Velvet Studio talks about Canadian Queer History
17 Oct, 2016 | 0:57:49 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | The Velvet Studio

The Velvet Studio team get's interviewed by the Filibuster's Brendan, who asked probing questions. We talk about some of the biggest moments in Canadian Queer history
For release week of October 16, 2016
12 Oct, 2016 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Jane Jacobs (1916-2006), authored 9 books including The Life and Death of Great American Cities, and Dark Age Ahead. She had a profound effect on urban planning in Canada and the US, and held a deep belief in the common sense of ordinary people. In this, one of her last talks, she tells about her fears for urban culture's future,...
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...
A woman now heads the US Federal Reserve
21 Aug, 2016 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Janet Yellen was appointed chair of the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve System for a 4-year term staring in February 2014 - one of the world's most influential jobs. She leads decisions about interest rates, for example. In this program a leading feminist economist explains why she worked for Yellen's appointment, based on the values and areas...
Conversational behaviour between the sexes
08 Aug, 2016 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

From the WINGS archives, excerpts from an often hilarious 1989 talk at New College in San Francisco by feminist linguist Dr. Dale Spender, based on her research in the UK and Australia into the conversational differences between women and men, and the hostile reactions of men and boys when attention is focused on women and girls rather than on themselves....
working for peace at all levels
01 Aug, 2016 | 0:28:40 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Colombia's government and its major group of armed rebels are arriving at some conclusions after 65 years of war and two years of negotiations. Women have been working towards peace for decades, and have achieved a quota of 30% for public offices - elected and appointed. Women are sidelined in official peace negotiations, but they are negotiating separately and trying...
Masked women assail art exclusion in new creative ways
27 Jun, 2016 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden |

During a one-year "Feminist Art Takeover" of Minneapolis (ended March 5, 2016), producer Dixie Treichel from community radio KFAI interviewed two founding members of the Guerrilla Girls about the history and present of this mischievous feminist art movement. They were joined by Joan Vorderbruggen, a leading local organizer of the takeover.
Undocumented How Immigration Became Illegal
15 Jun, 2016 | 0:28:02 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speak with immigrant rights activist Dr. Aviva Chomsky about her latest book Undocumented How Immigration Became Illegal. Dr. Chomsky speaks of how “illegality” and “undocumentedness” are concepts that were created to exclude and exploit. With a focus on US policy, she probes how people, especially Mexican and Central Americans, have been assigned this status—and to...
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...
Pam Hall talks about her project on the importance of local, rural knowledge.
20 May, 2016 | 0:39:25 |
EN | Bojan Furst | Rural Routes

This week on Rural Routes my guest is Pam Hall, an artist and a scholar who dedicated much of her artistic practices to rural ways of living. Her latest project is called Towards an Encyclopedia of Local Knowledge. This collaborative project is at the same time a celebration, but also a warning that local, place specific, knowledge is something we...
Where the Waters Divide Neoliberalism, White Privilege, and Environmental Racism in Canada
17 May, 2016 | 0:27:40 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

The interview examines how Neo-liberal reforms (in the manner of De-regulation, austerity measures, common sense policies, privatization, etc.) are woven through and shape contemporary racial inequality in Canadian society. Using recent controversies in drinking water contamination and solid waste and sewage pollution, Where the Waters Divide illustrates in concrete ways how cherished notions of liberalism and common sense reform "...
Finding sustainable paths to coexisting is a call we all must answer
25 Apr, 2016 | 0:26:28 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speak with Aymara Elder and Professor of Indigenous Studies Marcelo Saavedra about the human journey of cultivating roots and becoming grounded to the life regeneration cycles of mother earth. In a world mired in ecological, economic, and political crisis finding sustainable paths to coexisting is a call we all must answer.
Exalted Subjects, a critical analysis of race in Canada
19 Apr, 2016 | 0:30:46 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

UBC Professor Dr Sunera Thobani speaks about her book Exalted Subjects, she gives a critical analysis of race and how the Canadian state has been active in nationalizing those so called Canadian values and then measuring them against the other in society.
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