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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
DANA LYONS AMAZING AND TIMELY NEW ALBUM THE GREAT SALISH SEA
12 Aug, 2017 | 0:29:12 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Sylvia Richardson of Latin Waves Interviews Dana Lyons on his latest album the Great Salish Sea, Dana speaks about the need for citizens to protect this pristine coast from Coal, Oil exports and how this is already happening in Oregon and Washington State. Songs, The Great Salish Sea, The Salmon Come Home, Sometimes, It’s a Matter of Asking. Visit www.cowswithguns.com...
Brazilian physician, actor and transcultural psychiatrist about the structural indicators of health
27 Jul, 2017 | 0:29:46 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Latin Waves’s Host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Brazilian physician, actor and trans-cultural psychiatrist about the structural indicators of health. The difference between healing and curing mental health. Dr. Pordeus has developed an actor’s method of healing mental illness….In this interview Sylvia and Victor explore the connections of poverty and illness. The power of art in healing reveals the daily rituals...
Politican and book author talks about need for Monetary Reform and the threats posed by CETA
21 Jul, 2017 | 0:59:20 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

As part of its 2017 Summer Series, the Global Research News Hour presents a speech by the Honourable Paul Hellyer, from an October 2016 speech at the University of Winnipeg's EckHardt-Grammattee Hall. In this one hour presentation, to an audience of about 100 people, Canada's longest serving Privy Councillor and former Minister of Defence discusses the need for monetary reform...
Indigenous hill dwellers push back against tree plantations
17 Jul, 2017 | 0:28:40 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Indigenous Dongria Khond people in Orissa state, India, are struggling against a forestry department decision to cut their food-bearing trees and take away their food-growing plots in favour of teak and eucalyptus cash-crop plantations. The women tell about their tactics and the nutritional and environmental superiority of their traditional foods and way of life.
June 2016 discussion in Winnipeg on Energy & Ecological Security while phasing out Alberta Oil san
06 Jul, 2017 | 0:59:34 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

As part of the Global Research News Hour Summer Series, we present a talk by political economist Gordon Laxer. This talk, given at the Millenium Library in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada on June 1, 2016 focuses on Canada's capacity to transition away from fossil fuels and meet international climate change agreements, and the main obstacles to that endeavour, namely Big Oil...
Two residents of Burnaby Mountain talk about growing opposition to the Kinder Morgan pipeline.
04 Jul, 2017 | 0:28:14 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Holly Andersen and Rudy Reimer. They live on Burnaby Mountain in British Columbia and are part of a growing group of residents opposing the expansion of the nearby storage facility, or "tank farm," that marks the BC terminus of the widely opposed Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain tar sands...
About the work of the Labrador Land Protectors to oppose the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric dam.
20 Jun, 2017 | 0:28:12 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Jennifer Hefler-Elson. She is a member of the Labrador Land Protectors, a grassroots group opposed to the hydroelectric dam megaproject being built at Muskrat Falls. Muskrat Falls is a waterfall on the Churchill River in Labrador, not too far from the Indigenous-majority town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay. The...
Farmers, First Nations, and Landowners walk together against jeopardy to their lands
22 May, 2017 | 0:28:42 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

APPPL, Alliance to Protect Our People and the Places We Live, is a grassroots organization formed in North Carolina in 2016. For two weeks in March 2017, they walked 200 miles along the designated route of a fracked gas pipeline to warn and unify against violations of native rights; forced land seizures; damage to farmland, health and environment; and the...
Questioning what we're being told about the May 9th Hanford Tunnel Collapse
12 May, 2017 | 0:59:36 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week’s Global Research News Hour digs into the Hanford Nuclear site in Washington State,where a tunnel collapse on Tuesday May 9th exposed to the atmosphere some of the most dangerous and toxic radiological material on Earth! Officials claim the damage has been re-mediated and have ended site-wide emergency they declared that day. They claim no workers were injured due...
Indigenous vision for this millennium
07 May, 2017 | 0:28:46 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

The prescient close of La Duke's Maria Savio Free Speech lecture titled "Indigenous Vision for the New Millennium." For part 1 and more information, use this link: http://previous.ncra.ca/dspProgramDetail.cfm?programID=187199
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...
David Korten –Toward an Ecological Civilization
17 Apr, 2017 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

Will Rogers, a famous U.S. humorist once said, “If you find yourself in a hole, stop digging.” Good advice. Wish that it were heeded when it comes to climate change. Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, says, “there's tremendous disagreement” about climate change. Is there? The scientific consensus is close to 100%. The fox is in charge...
Perfectly Perennial: Growing Tradition with Dan Rubin
13 Apr, 2017 | 0:30:00 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | Living Heritage Podcast

Since arriving in Newfoundland fifteen years ago, Dan Rubin has been deeply involved in local history and heritage, as the founding chair of the Pouch Cove Heritage Society. He was lead author and editor of the book Pouch Cove: Our Home by the Sea which received the Manning award for community history in 2016. But Dan is also a groundbreaking...
Jamie Kneen talks about the work of MiningWatch Canada.
11 Apr, 2017 | 0:27:51 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Jamie Kneen. He is the communications coordinator with MiningWatch Canada, an organization that supports communities in struggles, does research, and works to change policies and laws, all with the aim of challenging, reducing, and preventing the many harms caused around the world by the Canadian mining industry. Canada...
Probing Japan's embrace of Nuclear Power through history
24 Mar, 2017 | 0:59:24 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

Continuing sixth anniversary coverage of the Fukushima Meltdowns. Peter Kuznick, History Professor and Director of the American University-Based Nuclear Studies Institute explains how Japan learned to Stop Worrying and Love nuclear power. Gordon Edwards, president and co-founder of the Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility explains Canadian links and similarities with the Japanese nuclear industry and TEPCO in particular. Finally, we...
Conversations with Gordon Edwards and Arnie Gundersen
17 Mar, 2017 | 0:58:59 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On this week's Global Research News Hour, we continue a conversation on the state of the nuclear industry and nuclear power six years after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear catastrophe by speaking with two experts. First up, Gordon Edwards of the Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility explains the Canadian government's 70 year embrace of the atom. And later Arnie Gundersen of...
Bobbi Rose Koe and Chris Rider talk about the campaign to protect the Yukon's Peel watershed.
15 Mar, 2017 | 0:28:11 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Bobbi Rose Koe and Chris Rider about the long collaboration between Indigenous nations and conservation groups to protect the Yukon's Peel watershed from industrial development. Along with a lengthy public information and advocacy campaign, in recent years Protect the Peel has also involved a court battle that will...
Diane Wilson, former Texas shrimper and co-founder of Code Pink
14 Mar, 2017 | 0:28:41 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

From the WINGS archive: An interview with Diane Wilson, former Texas shrimper and co-founder of Code Pink, about her childhood fundamentalist upbringing, her environmental and anti-war activism (including co-founding Code Pink), and tuning in to the energy of the world.
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