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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.
About Know Nuclear Waste, which supports people resisting nuclear waste in their communities.
10 Oct, 2017 | 0:28:02 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Brennain Lloyd. She is part of the Know Nuclear Waste project, which works to support individuals, groups, and communities as they respond to the dangers posed by the nuclear industry’s efforts to put high-level radioactive waste near where they live. When the nuclear age exploded into world consciousness...
We look at the complex problem of food waste
06 Oct, 2017 | 0:43:38 |
EN | Bojan Furst | Rural Routes

A third of the food we produce on this planet ends up as food waste. In this episode of Rural Routes we talked to Dr. Matteo Vittuari from University of Bologna about the complex problems and issues surrounding food waste. We touched on every aspect of food waste from production to the family dinner table. We also introduced a new...
Three activists talk about the Save Thundering Waters Forest campaign.
19 Sep, 2017 | 0:28:07 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Emily Spanton, Taylor Telford, and Rose McCormick. They are involved in Save Thundering Waters Forest, a campaign that has done everything from lobbying politicians to a week-long land occupation this past August in its efforts to save a wetland in Niagara Falls from being turned into luxury housing....
Fossil fuel gone mad
17 Sep, 2017 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Even with the price of crude oil low, there are still companies investing in and working the vast bitumen mines in Alberta, and building pipelines to refining and shipping points. The local devastation is massive and the effects on local and global environment worse. Activists from Canada and Texas speak.
Keep earth habitable - cut carbon emissions now
10 Sep, 2017 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Prof. Wood developed the legal theory of the atmosphere as a public trust, making way for lawsuits against all levels of government for abusing the public trust by allowing CO2 and methane emissions into the atmosphere to continue to the brink of rendering earth uninhabitable for humans. She warns that global warming is the most important issue on earth and...
A story of four women who decided to run farming businesses
08 Sep, 2017 | 0:50:57 |
EN | Bojan Furst | Rural Routes

A Canadian farmer is on average 55 years old. Not these farmers. Rural Routes hosts Rebecca Cohoe and Bojan Fürst bring you the stories of four young women who run farms in Prince Edward Island, Southwestern Ontario, and near Bologna, Italy. Mary-Ellen Godfrey, Lisa Paganelli, Lindsay Menich, and Katrina McQuail share their experiences of going back to the farm and...
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
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
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