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Bob Fitrakis on election rigging prospects, Jack Rasmus on NAFTA 2.0 and its influence on the vote
02 Nov, 2018 | 0:59:12 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On this week's Global Research News Hour radio program we investigate factors influencing the outcome of the US Mid-term elections. We first hear from lawyer, author, and editor of the online Columbia Free Press Bob Fitrakis about past and ongoing mechanisms which allow partisan operators to clandestinely manipulate the vote. We next interview broadcaster, writer and political economist Dr. Jack...
Pepe Escobar on the rise of Bolsinaro. Michel Chossudovsky on economic reforms under Lula
12 Oct, 2018 | 0:59:11 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour examines the underlying currents pushing the presidency in the direction of a hard right wing admirer of past dictatorial governments. We'll also place these developments within a larger geopolitical context. Guests include the noted veteran Brazilian journalist Pepe Escobar and Professor Michel Chossudovsky of the Centre for Research on Globalization. We will also get...
Design for the margins: New tools for online privacy, security, and anonymity
08 May, 2018 | 0:28:14 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Erinn Atwater and Dan Ballard are two of the three founding members of the Open Privacy Research Society, an innovative new not-for-profit organization based in Vancouver that is devoted to developing new tools for online security, privacy, and anonymity using an approach that centres the needs of people who are marginalized in a variety of ways. Scott Neigh interviews them...
Building the care economy with Ghandian values
30 Apr, 2018 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

SEWA [pronounced SAY vah] is a sisterhood of nearly 1.5 million women, organized locally and by trades. It operates in 16 states of India, plus 3 other countries. Their philosophy is based on Ghandian values of simplicity, truthfulness and non-violence, and on non-hierarchical growth. This program covers examples of their projects, ranging from challenging employers and government to include home-based...
Possibility Principle | Social Media Security
23 Apr, 2018 | 0:53:50 |
EN | Boomer Radio | Health First

Building knowledge and attitude for careers in STEM
09 Apr, 2018 | 0:28:43 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Young women in Mombasa formed an organization called Pwani Teknowgalz that teaches girls and ladies coding, website creation, and app development. So far, they worked with students in 180 secondary schools and 4 universities. Teachers and students talk about their projects and emphasize the importance of female mentors and role models.
Chossudovsky on Korea dialogue, Boykoff on Olympics impacts, Kane and Horowitz on Hawaii Psyop
02 Mar, 2018 | 0:59:29 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

As the world' attention veers away from the Pyeongchang Olympics, we get updates from the Korean peninsula and some of the more newsworthy developments over the last three months. Professor Michel Chossudovsky of the Centre for Research on Globalization reports from Cebu, Phillipines on his trip to Seoul, his presentation to the National Assembly there, and his assessment of the...
Former CIA analyst Ray McGovern talks about the covert Deep State campaign against Trump
26 Jan, 2018 | 0:59:06 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour radio program continues the discussion started the previous week examining the power dynamics underlying the current administratyoin in Washington. The focus is on the demonstrable scull-duggery over the 2016 presidential elections and afterward encompassing the Clinton campaign, the Obama Administration, high level US intelligence and law enforcement officials. Former CIA analyst and co-founder of...
We explore the world of video farming games.
13 Jan, 2018 | 0:47:42 |
EN | Bojan Furst | Rural Routes

While the numbers of farms in North America are decreasing every year, virtual farms are thriving. What does the bounty of farming related computer, video and mobile games say about the urban-rural divide? Are they just dumb time wasters, or could they actually be used to help create both knowledge and understanding? Join us for a (slightly goofy) chat about...
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...
Exploring the state of rural broadband in Canada
03 Nov, 2017 | 0:40:08 |
EN | Bojan Furst | Rural Routes

Access to broadband internet in rural Canada is spotty at best. However, much depends on it. From emergency communications, to economic development projects, to social cohesion, internet in rural areas can open up a myriad of opportunities. In this episode, we explore everything from the history of broadband in rural Canada, to current situation, to community-based efforts to provide broadband...
We discuss how Queer Tech Montreal is showing leadership in the tech industry
13 Sep, 2017 | 0:59:12 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

Unfortunately tech companies aren't as diverse as they should be, and Queer Tech Montreal is working to combat that through advocacy, and awareness raising both within the tech industry and the community.
Commentators Diana Johnstone and Graham Vanbergen break down the France and UK Elections
19 May, 2017 | 0:59:00 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

Pivotal elections have been underway in two key European countries, France and the United Kingdom. French electors recently voted in Emmanuel Macron. UK electors stand poised to grant Prime Minister Theresa May a more robust majority government for her Conservative Party. What have been the factors shaping the outcome, and what do they mean for the futures of both countries,...
Two feminists talk about the Art & Feminism campaign's work to close the gender gap on Wikipedia.
02 May, 2017 | 0:28:08 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Areum Kim and Amber Berson. They have been active in organizing participation in Canadian cities in the global Art and Feminism campaign. Art and Feminism is working, with particular reference to feminism and the arts, to challenge the huge gender gap among the people who contribute to Wikipedia...
Dmitri Vitaliev talks about Montreal-based non-profit eQualit.ie.
08 Feb, 2017 | 0:28:01 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Defending social movements against digital threats On this week's episode of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh speaks with Dmitri Vitaliev. He is a co-founder and director of eQualit.ie, a non-profit based in Montreal that helps human rights organizations and social movements -- including some of the world's most prominent -- deal with increasingly crucial questions of online security and digital...
Discussion on the uncertainty around the election outcome, and where it may lead
16 Dec, 2016 | 0:59:29 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

Uncertainty has emerged around the outcome of the U.S. Presidential elections. The Green Party Presidential candidate raised millions of dollars in a failed bid to recount ballots in three states narrowly won by Donald Trump. The Russians have been blamed for hacking into the U.S. Electoral system in a way that favoured Republican Trump. In the lead up to the...
Dealing with issues with special needs people throughout BC.
21 Oct, 2016 | 0:54:51 |
EN | The Community Living Show | The Community Living Show

Michael talks to George Greenwood - Canadian Identity Resources.
Women journalists vs. censorship
02 Oct, 2016 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

The most dangerous jobs in journalism involve reporting on wrongdoing of governments, corporations, and major criminals in one's own country. Forms of censorship can include imprisonment and death, even in alleged democracies. The women in this program spoke on a panel at a conference themed "Speaking Truth to Power" in Delhi in 2005.
Speeches from Binoy Kampmark and Paul Zarembka at the 2015 GERG CONFERENCE
08 Jul, 2016 | 0:59:24 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

Starting this week, the Global Research News Hour debuts special summer episodes. The July 8th edition features two talks from the Geopolitical Economy Research Group Conference. Binoy Kampmark was a Commonwealth Scholar at Selwyn College, Cambridge. He is currently Senior Lecturer at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. Kampmark's speech invokes the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement as a case study of the...
Approaches to gender-based violence online
04 Apr, 2016 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

From a panel titled Gender and the Internet, held at the Internet Governance Forum in Brazil in November 2015, speakers describe harmful and helpful uses of the internet and a range of preferred lenses and remedies.
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