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Olafur talks about agriculture in Iceland, in the age of free traders
04 Dec, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

How can a small population, on a large island, protect its food production from diseases and economic aggression in an age of "free" trade? No, I'm not talking about the island of Newfoundland, but the country of Iceland. This week on "Fit to Eat" I speak with a wise farmer and researcher, Ólafur Dýrmundsson, about Iceland's struggles with maintaining clean...
In this week's episode Luke talks to Jen in Thunder Bay about LGBT life in the city
02 Dec, 2019 | 0:55:06 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

On top of an interview with the Incredible Jen of Jen's Bent on CILU-FM. Luke and Sebastien discuss gay animals and Hungary ditching Eurovision.
Grassroots organizing vs oligarchy in El Salvador
01 Dec, 2019 | 0:28:45 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Marta Benavides's parents were an indigenous healer and a bureaucrat. She grew up Catholic, was recruited to the Baptists, and came to her own theology, which recognizes love as a force and rejects hierarchy. She talks about her life, about her country El Salvador, and about the global forces that can only be opposed by community and an understanding of...
A Voice Along the Path
01 Dec, 2019 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

From the WINGS archives, in a recording from a book release of her novel Walking to Mercury and her handbook The Earth Path: Grounding Your Spirit in the Rhythms of Nature , Starhawk answers questions about activism, spirituality and religion, and how to live in relationship with the world. Local live music from the event.
Where were the women?
01 Dec, 2019 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

From Sept 30- Oct 4, 2019, the government of Cameroon held a Major National Dialogue to discuss ending conflict and restoring violence-ravaged areas. Women who have long been preparing for negotiations and calling for peace expressed dismay that women were less than 15% of participants, and that the structure seemed top-down and government-heavy, not reaching into the grass roots and...
Diana Kilmury and the Teamsters
01 Dec, 2019 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Labor unions are starting to gain more recognition internationally as a legitimate element of a functioning economy. To be effective for their members, they must also be democratic. In this interview from 1996, the year a movie on her life was released, Kilmury explains the internal struggle for democracy in the Teamsters, and what a union can negotiate for its...
Agriculture University of Iceland
27 Nov, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This time on "Fit to Eat," we head back to the Agriculture University of Iceland for another show. At every step, we learn how the situation in Newfoundland and Labrador is somewhat similar to that in Iceland - in terms of the challenges around local food production, the need for secondary production, and the crucial imperative to stop importing so...
How can rural and urban live better together
25 Nov, 2019 | 0:57:21 |
EN | Bojan Furst | Rural Routes

Bill Reimer, Brian Dabson, and Zita Cobb made for a stellar opening panel of the 2019 Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation conference this past October in St. John’s at Memorial University’s Signal Hill Campus. They dived deep into the issues of rural-urban interaction and possibilities of a healthier and more respectful relationship.
Food, famine and revolution
25 Nov, 2019 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

An Aural Tapestry - discussion about European history of food, famine and revolution, while the interviewee bakes a kugelhopf, Marie Antoinette's favourite cake. (Parallels to the age of the billionaires abound.)
The CanQueer team take on the biggest stories of the day! Inculing Chick'Fil'A's U-turn
24 Nov, 2019 | 0:56:00 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

In the episode this week Luke and Sebastien discuss gender neutral gaming remotes, the update on the conscience rights bill and the U-turn by Chick'Fil'A.
Talking Food and the Lure of the Land, and More, with Mark Wilson
20 Nov, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Routes & Branches & Beyond

As the old song puts it, "How ya gonna keep 'em down on the farm, once they've seen Paree [Paris]?" Children who grow up on farms may sometimes try to avoid becoming farmers themselves - but that is often futile. Today we meet with Mark Wilson, vegetable and mushroom grower from Portugal Cove, who was lured back to the land...
The efforts of articule, an artist-run centre, in Montreal, to work against racism and exclusion.
19 Nov, 2019 | 0:28:11 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Burcu Emeç is a performance artist and the outreach and communications coordinator at articule, an artist-run centre in Montreal. Scott Neigh interviews her about articule's efforts to challenge oppressive systemic disparities through organizational change work within the centre and interventions into the larger arts scene. Articule is an artist-run centre in the Mile End neighbourhood of Montreal. Artist-run centres are...
DR WENDY WICKWIRE - At the Bridge: James Teit and an Anthropology of Belonging
19 Nov, 2019 | 1:06:50 |
EN | John Carricitos | caféYYJ

The Extraordinary Life and Legacy of Indigenous Rights Activist James Teit. Every once in a while, an important historical figure makes an appearance, makes a difference and then disappears. James Teit (1864-1922) spent four decades helping British Columbia’s Indigenous peoples challenge the settler-colonial assault on their lives and lands. Yet his story is little-known. Join Dr Wendy Wickwire for a...
Women resist resurgent Right
18 Nov, 2019 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Excerpts from an interview with Jacqueline Pitanguy and a panel she appeared on titled Pushing Back Against the Pushback: The Power of Women's Organizations to Resist Resurgent Authoritarianism, held June 4 at Women Deliver 2019 in Vancouver. Discussions about how to counter the rollback of rights that took a lifetime to win.
In this episode Luke and Sebastien discuss competing rights
17 Nov, 2019 | 0:57:16 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

In this episode, the team discusses Bill 207 in Alberta and competing rights.
Using What we Have with Jason Bull and Stelman Flynn
12 Nov, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

How do farmers decide what to grow? Or gather? One way is to look around you. What does nature do well? Follow that. Today we hear from two food producers who celebrate our natural resources, and work to use what we have. Two voices, of entrepreneurs who are rooted in the values of rural communities, both past and present. I...
Sheila Sampath of Shameless Magazine talks about the Talking Back Feminist Media Conference.
12 Nov, 2019 | 0:28:05 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Sheila Sampath is the editorial and art director of Shameless Magazine, a feminist magazine for teen girls and trans youth. Sampath is also an artist, activist, writer, and co-founder of a social justice art and design space called The Public Studio. Scott Neigh interviews her about feminist media, Shameless, and the Talking Back Feminist Media Conference. Sampath's feminist politics developed...
Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor - The Power of Social Movements
11 Nov, 2019 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

One of the techniques of ruling class control is to isolate people from one another. “Look out for yourself,” is the constant drumbeat. We are reduced to self-centered consumers not engaged citizens. Saul Alinsky suggests a different path. In his Rules for Radicals he said, “Change comes from power, and power comes from organization. In order to act, people must...
A gender education program aims at inculcating respect
11 Nov, 2019 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Equality and respect for all humans regardless of gender or gender expression is a teachable subject, especially if it starts young. That is the premise of the Dear Boys project started by Swati Sengupta. She describes how it started, how it is taught, and its effects to WINGS contributing producer Kalpana Pradhan, who also adds additional sound and supporting interviews.
Luke and Sebastien talk loneliness and then the Rainbow Poppy
10 Nov, 2019 | 0:57:12 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

In this episode they discuss the crisis of loneliness and then the fake news and misinformation about the rainbow poppy.
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