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Climate change and Gaza, Freedom Flotilla passennger's ordeal, Canada's role in Israeli crimes
14 Sep, 2018 | 0:59:25 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour returns to the Israel-Paestine conflict. Guest Suha Jarrar, researcher with the Palestinian human rights organization Al Haq, provides an overview of the humanitarian situation in Gaza, with a special emphasis on climate change impacts and settler-colonialism. Larry Commodore, an Indigenous activist from the Soowahlie community of the Stó:l? Nation, near Vancouver, talks about the...
FOR RELEASE WEEK OF OCTOBER 7, 2018
08 Sep, 2018 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In this second part of her 2005 interview, Ross focuses on how the Reproductive Justice movement has been built up as a collaboration between reproductive rights and racial justice activism. She advises that although Roe v Wade may be overturned by the US Supreme Court, "they can't put the toothpaste back in the tube."
FOR RELEASE WEEK OF SEPT 30, 2018
08 Sep, 2018 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In this interview, Ross begins with her personal story of needing reproductive justice, and goes on to tell stories of pioneering organizing for real reproductive choice and the sexist, racist and classist moves by US politicians to control the bodies of women and of all people of color. The interview took place in 2005, but all the struggles are ongoing...
Guatemalan women fleeing to the USA
01 Sep, 2018 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

The inclusion of life-threatening domestic and gang violence as reasons for seeking asylum abroad is being weakened and effectively deleted by the current US Attorney General. This documentary covers women who have fled Guatemala to try to access asylum in the USA. One succeeds, one does not. Several are in the US with their children, and hoping.
Evan Balgord speaks about the work of the Canadian Anti-Hate Network.
28 Aug, 2018 | 0:28:13 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Evan Balgord is the executive director of the Canadian Anti-Hate Network, a new organization devoted to investigative journalism focused on white supremacist, white nationalist, far right, violently misogynist, anti-Muslim, or otherwise overtly hateful groups. They aim to supply information in a strategic way to anti-racist community groups, media, and law enforcement as part of multi-pronged campaigns to shut hate groups...
Mistaking discomfort for violence is an error of our times
20 Aug, 2018 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Excerpts from a talk in Vancouver by Sarah Schulman, author of the book Conflict Is Not Abuse: Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility, and the Duty of Repair.
Human Rights Lawyer and King family friend outlines evidence of conspiracy to kill King
17 Aug, 2018 | 0:59:08 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

Originally aired April 6, 2018. On this week's Global Research News Hour, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the death of the famous Civil Rights leader, we spend the hour discussing the assassination and evidence there was a high level conspiracy to murder King and conceal the truth about it. Our guest is noted Human Rights lawyer, author...
Retrospectives on My Lai, Vietnam and Canada's role. With Christian Appy, Ann Wright, & Yves Engler
14 Aug, 2018 | 0:59:10 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

Originally aired March 16, 2018. This week's episode of the Global Research News Hour we take an in depth look at the My Lai Massacre on the 50th anniversary of that incident, as well as the war in which it was situated. University of Massachussetts Professor of History and author Christian Appy examines the deterioration of America's War narrative in...
Winnipeg panel discussion. Reflections by 3 great faith traditions on Jerusalem and US embassy move
19 Jul, 2018 | 0:59:08 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour presents excerpts from the Winnipeg talk, sponsored by a number of local groups to address the implications of the U.S. Administration's decision to relocate its embassy to the Holy City of Jerusalem. Representatives of the three great faith traditions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, all of which have unique ties to the city, were...
Winnipeg panel discussion. Reflections by 3 great faith traditions on Jerusalem and US embassy move
19 Jul, 2018 | 0:00:00 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour presents excerpts from the Winnipeg talk, sponsored by a number of local groups to address the implications of the U.S. Administration's decision to relocate its embassy to the Holy City of Jerusalem. Representatives of the three great faith traditions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, all of which have unique ties to the city, were...
Poet El Jones talks about the fight for prisoner justice in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
17 Jul, 2018 | 0:28:13 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

El Jones is a poet, educator, and organizer based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and is the city's former poet laureate. She is deeply involved in working for justice for prisoners through a combined prisoner-led radio show and community organization called Black Power Hour. Scott Neigh interviews her about the fight against the injustices of policing and prisons, and about the...
Addressing the International Indian Treaty Council
16 Jul, 2018 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In 1993, the International Year of the World's Indigenous Peoples, Nobel Peace Laureate Rigoberta Menchu addressed the International Indian Treaty Council about working together to change the relationships between the nations of the North and indigenous communities around the world. Program updated in 2018.
Alternatives to incarcerating women
08 Jul, 2018 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Twenty years after Australia opened its first private women's prison, activist and lawyer Amanda George told Women on the Line that women in prison are almost all locked up for drug-related crimes, and almost all have suffered traumatic abuse. She advised the money from prisons go to improving conditions for women and children and needed care, and said the goal...
A Source of Discrimination and Pride
01 Jul, 2018 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Everyone has an accent, but some people who think they speak "standard English" discriminate against those who don't sound like them. This is a major problem encountered by immigrants, as well as people of minority races. The women in this program deal with that problem, either personally on a daily basis or professionally in teaching students and professionals to listen...
J Michael Spingmann and Barrie Zwicker examine the migrant crisis as a deliberate geostrategy
30 Jun, 2018 | 0:59:10 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On this week’s Global Research News Hour, we examine the European migrant crisis from the perspective of geo-strategy. Former U.S. State Department Official, whistleblower and author J Michael Springmann sees the mass movement of peoples from militarily compromised countries in North Africa and Southwest Asia as not only a consequence, but a deliberate instrument of US geo-strategy. We discuss his...
Interfaith protest against US border policy
25 Jun, 2018 | 0:28:50 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

WOMEN RELIGIOUS LEADERS HELD A NONPARTISAN PROTEST RALLY IN WASHINGTON DC, ON TUESDAY, JUNE 19TH, 2018 - RIGHT IN FRONT OF THE US IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT AGENCY (KNOWN AS ICE). THE NEXT DAY, PRESIDENT TRUMP ANNOUNCED HE HAD SIGNED AN EXECUTIVE ORDER TO END THE FAMILY SEPARATIONS.
Leslie Feinberg made the case for inclusive feminism
17 Jun, 2018 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Rousing and reasoned plenary speech by Leslie Feinberg at the 1995 US National Women's Studies Association conference. Hir callout for trans inclusion as a tenet of feminism was well received.
A grassroots movement to free black women awaiting trial in the USA
11 Jun, 2018 | 0:28:41 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Lively and informative recording of a rally outside Connecticut's only women's prison in May 2018. Groups around the country have been holding “Christmas bail-outs” and “Mother’s Day Bail-Outs” to free incarcerated women – most of whom are mothers – from pre-trial detention. The Connecticut Bail Fund raised $30,000 to bail out 30 women in time to be home for Mother’s...
Sexual misconduct in humanitarian organizations
04 Jun, 2018 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

From the podcast series Gender at Work, feminists with experience in United Nations and aid organizations explain how policies to stop discrimination and abuse of privilege fail, and what might discourage the culture of impunity.
An interview about workplace racism, precarious work, and the struggles of Black cleaning workers.
29 May, 2018 | 0:27:51 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Taylor MacLean is a cleaning worker who lives in Halifax. Darius Mirshahi is an organizer with SEIU Local 2 in the same city, in particular with their Justice for Janitors campaign. Scott Neigh interviews them about anti-Black racism in the workplace, about precarious work, about an injustice faced by MacLean and a number of other Black cleaning workers, and about...
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