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Could anything be more Canadian than curling? In many rural communities, the rink is about way more.
01 Dec, 2017 | 0:45:35 |
EN | Bojan Furst | Rural Routes

Could anything be more Canadian than curling? In many rural communities, the rink is about way more than the sport itself. Sense of belonging, volunteerism, and wellness all thrive on the ice, but how are changing demographics in rural places affecting these local institutions? Join us for a conversation about curling, community, and Canada. Hurry hard!
Recalling the media critic's work on media distortion and the 'manufacture of consent.'
01 Dec, 2017 | 0:59:29 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On this week's broadcast of the Global Research News Hour, we pay tribute to noted media critic and anti-war activist, and U.S. foreign policy dissident Edward Herman, on the occasion of his recent passing. Guests include in order of appearance, the writer, journalist and broadcaster Stephen Lendman, Jeff Cohen, founder of Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR), Writer and broadcaster...
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.
Uganda Media Women's Association's long-running community radio station
23 Oct, 2017 | 0:28:46 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Starting in 2001, the Uganda Media Women's Association decided to address the lack of women's issues and voices on the air by creating their own radio station. 60% of positions at the station are filled by women and girls. Discussion of what the station does for the community and station participants, and how they do it.
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.
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.
White Privilege, Racial discrimination and the Vegas shooting
13 Oct, 2017 | 0:29:00 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Latin waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Darren Lund, author of The Great White North? Exploring Whiteness, Privilege and Identity in Education. the interview explores the nuances of racial discrimination. How it functions especially during tragedies like the Vegas shooting and our role in making the necessary changes to a more equal society.
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....
Community media coverage from the Marrakech Climate Summit
28 Aug, 2017 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

November 7, 2016, the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change began. By day 2 it was clear that the US would not try to lead in climate mitigation and adaptation - that it was up to grassroots people and their allies. This program features the reporting of Laila Ndagire from community radio Mama...
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...
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