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Girls below age of consent trade sex to feed their families
20 Jan, 2020 | 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...
Real ways to win
20 Jan, 2020 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

The climate struggle is not hopeless - culprits are scared and already getting punished. In addition to social media, bodies blocking pipelines, climate strikes, demonstrations and civil disobedience arrests, tools include lawsuits, runs on banks that bankroll the fossil fuel industry, massive "social risk" to degrade stock values, celebrity-fuelled rallies and teach-ins, recognizing indigenous cultural leadership, and re-connecting with nature...
About *Black in Post-Sec*, a new documentary film.
14 Jan, 2020 | 0:27:47 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Ladna Mohamed, Kaku Kenyi, and Andre Hariott are all current students or recent graduates of post-secondary educational institutions in Toronto. Scott Neigh speaks with them about Black in Post-Sec, a new documentary film about the experiences of Black students in Canadian universities. Profound anti-Blackness is built into the heart of this country’s mainstream insitutions. Black people in these contexts have...
Can a rift in the women's movement be healed?
12 Jan, 2020 | 0:28:50 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Speaking in a plenary at the US National Women's Studies Association, Chapkis explores the ideological gulf between pro-prostitution and abolitionist strains of feminism, expresses concern over both sides' potential alliances with anti-woman forces, and calls for a nuanced view of a complex issue and solidarity in all areas of any agreement.
Taking the War out of our Words
06 Jan, 2020 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Defensiveness is an automatic response that keeps conversations at the level of power struggle. Sharon Ellison has suggestions for quitting the "addiction" to the war model in the interests of giving and receiving respect. Her website with free exercises is: www.pndc.com
A season one recap
10 Dec, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This week on "Fit to Eat," it is the last show of season 1. We'll recap (very briefly), some of the material covered in the 54 shows that came before. You'll hear clips from the 75 people who were interviewed in this season, all jumbled in together. Plus a bit of fun here and there with music and local food...
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.
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