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Cindy Blackstock talks about the work of the First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada.
21 Aug, 2019 | 0:28:20 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

The following is a rebroadcast of an episode of Talking Radical Radio that was originally broadcast in January 2019. Cindy Blackstock is a member of the Gitksan First Nation, a social worker, a professor at McGill University in Montreal, and the executive director of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada. She is also the most visible...
Winning abortion rights in the USA - a history
21 Aug, 2019 | 0:57:27 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

WINGS #22- and #23-19 comprise a two-part radio documentary adapted from the film From Danger To Dignity: The Fight for Safe Abortion, directed and narrated by Dorothy Fadiman.
UN, EU, Guatemala Parliament - women bring new issues to the table
20 Aug, 2019 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Bringing new issues to the political table is a lot of work. Three stories about progress made: (1) On June 21, 2019, the UN's International Labour Organization passed a Convention Against Violence in the World of Work; (2) The very first legislation under the European Pillar of Social Rights: on June 13 2019, a Work-Life Balance Directive was adopted by...
Luke and Sebastien discuss the new LGBT funding and the news of Ottawa Mayor Watson coming out.
18 Aug, 2019 | 0:58:42 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

In this week's show Luke and Sebastien discuss the raft of new funding from the federal government for LGBT organizations, and discuss what the impact may be, and the possible motivations behind the timing. In addition they discuss the news of the Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson coming out.
Shows for broadcast weeks of Aug 18, 25, and Sept. 1, 2019
17 Aug, 2019 | 1:26:26 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Joan of Arc led an army to victory at seventeen. At eighteen, she arranged the coronation of a king. At nineteen, she went up against the entire Catholic church… and lost. n The Second Coming of Joan of Arc, Joan returns to share her story with contemporary women. She tells her experiences with the highest levels of church, state, and...
Looking at the Big Picture with Food First NL
14 Aug, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This week on "Fit to Eat" it is Big Picture Day. Yes, we'll talk about policy, and self-provision, and the increasing interest in nutritious food, and collaboration, and resilience. I speak with the Executive Director of Food First NL, Kristie Jameson, about the changing face of food in NL. Listen in. You're all a part of it.
Lawyer and activist May Chiu talks about the work of a new group, Pour une dignite politique.
13 Aug, 2019 | 0:27:47 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

May Chiu is a lawyer based in Montreal who spends much of her time engaged in grassroots political work. Part of a network of activists and organizers dissatisfied with the ways in which Quebec's left establishment handles issues of racism and colonization, she is also one of the founding members of a new group called Pour une dignité politique (or...
Women transformed by tragedy and cooperation
12 Aug, 2019 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Rwanda has one of the highest percentages of women lawmakers in the world. A widowed survivor of the Rwanda genocide talks about what happened in Rwanda in 1994 and how she and other women have dealt with moving forward to assume responsibilities formerly held by their male spouses and relatives for family survival and well-being.
Luke and Sebastien discuss the latest news in Grindr and other apps being insecure with the potentia
11 Aug, 2019 | 0:59:14 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

Luke and Sebastien discuss the latest news in Grindr and other apps being insecure with the potential of users being located with incredible accuracy raising not only privacy but also security concerns. 
Community Food Hub in Central Labrador
07 Aug, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This week on Fit to Eat I talk with Jamie Jackman, the Chair of the Community Food Hub in Happy Valley Goose Bay, Labrador. We talk about community-based food initiatives, farming in Labrador, the increase in self-provisioning, and the transition from a place that was once self-reliant in terms of food to one which is now dependent - and the...
Luke and Sebastien discuss the importance of context.
05 Aug, 2019 | 0:58:00 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

In this episode Luke and Sebastien talk about the closure of Gay Star News. Discussing the importance of queer media they discuss the contextual importance of queer media and understanding by discussing the importance and significance of Prime Minister Trudeau's visit to a gay bar in Vancouver.
Militarization and Money vs Climate and Sustainability
01 Aug, 2019 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

FOR WEEK OF AUGUST 4TH, 2019. Speakers addressed Militarization and Economic Attacks on Sustainable Development as key areas requiring massive civil society awareness and organizing, on the second day of the Association for Women's Rights in Development's 12th Annual AWID Forum in Istanbul, in April 2012. [Previously released as WINGS #09-12]
Teacher Kate Curtis of the End Dress Codes Collective talks about a recent big win in Toronto.
30 Jul, 2019 | 0:28:04 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Kate Curtis is a high school teacher in the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) and one of the co-founders of an organization called the End Dress Codes Collective. Scott Neigh interviews her about the problems with school dress codes, and about the major policy change that happened this spring at the TDSB thanks to the work of their collective and...
In this week's show Luke and Sebastien discuss how some gay or trans folks are bad actors
28 Jul, 2019 | 0:57:26 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

As some gay and trans people raise concern and cross the line of what is appropriate or legal, Luke and Sebastien discuss how calling someone out for being inappropriate isn't transphobic or homophobic.
Greta Thunberg and Kelsey Juliana speak frankly to adults
27 Jul, 2019 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Greta Thunberg's speech to the French National Assembly on July 23rd 2019, and Kelsey Juliana's keynote address to the Pacific Forest Trust on April 10th 2019 express the reasoning and the demands young people are making that adults understand the climate crisis and their responsibility to the future to act at once.
Laura Cuthbert talks about the Populous Map project.
23 Jul, 2019 | 0:27:52 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Laura Cuthbert is an organizer who has a keen interest in history. She is a central part of Populous Map, a grassroots project that aims to preserve and share marginalized histories from communities large and small across British Columbia, in ways that respect autonomy, privacy, and reciprocity. Scott Neigh interviews her about those histories and about the work of Populous...
and the feminization of farming
21 Jul, 2019 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In the hilly Kordagu (AKA Coorg) region of Karnataka state, coffee has been grown for generations. Like other small-scale agriculture in the era of globalization, financial rewards are small and women carry an increasing amount of the work.
Women organizing for dialogue not war
15 Jul, 2019 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Since 2016, when the Anglophone protests were suppressed by the government, both resistance and government use of force has spiralled out of control in Cameroon. Many women and children are homeless, without possessions or means of support. Huge numbers of people have become internally displaced or refugees in Nigeria. This program documents women organizing and demonstrating for peaceful resolution.
Luke and Sebastien are joined by Fae Johnston Trans Health advocate
14 Jul, 2019 | 0:57:29 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

In this episode of CanQueer Luke and Sebastien are joined by Fae Johnston as they discuss Trans Health in Canada. On the back of Wisdom2Action's report, and a recent House of Commons report highlighting the need for more consultation, engagement and education. 
Farming as a Second Career, with Joyce Pye
11 Jul, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

At the time of life when most people are starting to wind down, to anticipate retirement and the purchase (and use)of a couple of Lazy Boy rocking chairs, Joyce and Frank Pye decided to go into farming. They set up Grand River Farm, near Happy Valley Goose Bay in Labrador. Today I talk to Joyce Pye about that decision, about...
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