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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...
Explained by Bernadette Devlin McAliskey
21 May, 2018 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

On the 80th anniversary of the bombing of Guernica by Spanish fascists, McAliskey told an audience in Dublin that they are facing a rise in fascism worldwide and they need to know what it really is.
Researching women-dominated types of work in the USA
13 May, 2018 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Elyse Shaw from the Institute for Women's Policy Research talks with Joanne Powers of Workers Independent News about the report "Undervalued and Underpaid in America: Women in Low-Wage Female-Dominated Jobs," a project of IWPR and Oxfam America. The conversation covers the disconnect between education and wages, unpredictable hours, lack of benefits, popular misconceptions, unions, and intersectionality issues like race and...
Shazma Abdulla and Vijay Kolinjivadi talk about the work of Montreal-based collective Garam Masala.
01 May, 2018 | 0:28:09 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Shazma Abdulla and Vijay Kolinjivadi are members of Garam Masala Montreal, a collective of South Asian people holding a range of progressive, left, and radical politics. Scott Neigh interviews them about the group and about the grassroots political work that they are doing in Montreal, particularly in the context of that city's South Asian communities. The original group that Vijay...
Prescott Demas talks about the Justice for Our Stolen Children Camp.
17 Apr, 2018 | 0:28:14 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Prescott Demas is a Dakota man, originally from Chanupa Wakpa and currently living in Regina. He was one of a number of Indigenous people and allies who, in the wake of the acquittals of Gerald Stanley and Raymond Cormier in February, set up the Justice for Our Stolen Children Camp in a park across from the Saskatchewan legislature. Scott Neigh...
Human Rights Lawyer and King family friend outlines evidence of conspiracy to kill King
05 Apr, 2018 | 0:59:02 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

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 and King family friend, William...
Retrospectives on My Lai, Vietnam and Canada's role. With Christian Appy, Ann Wright, & Yves Engler
16 Mar, 2018 | 0:59:03 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

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 the wake of My Lai...
Alison Fisher and Melanie Carrington talk about the work of Education Not Incarceration.
06 Mar, 2018 | 0:28:09 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Alison Fisher is a teacher in the Toronto District School Board. Melanie Carrington is a social worker and the mother of a son who is currently in elementary school in Toronto. Both are also graduate students, as well as members of Education Not Incarceration (ENI). Scott Neigh interviews them about the successful campaign waged by ENI and other groups to...
profiting from racism, Canada's hidden history of racism, Mumia abu-Jamal update
23 Feb, 2018 | 0:59:26 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On the occasion of Black HIstory Month, the Global Research News Hour examines some of the hidden history of the ongoing persecution of people of colour both within the US and Canada. We explore how racism from the days of slavery is expressing itself differently today. We also get an update from the campaign to free US political prisoner Mumia...
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