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Greetings and updates from women around the world
08 Mar, 2021 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Bianca Miglioretto shared greetings she collected for the women's program on community Radio LoRa, in Zurich, Switzerland. The greetings include status reports on women's and gender issues in their countries, reports about their activism, and hopes for the future.
With guests Kim Ives and Jean Saint-Vil
25 Feb, 2021 | 0:59:23 |
EN | Michael Welch |

This week salutes the last week of Black History Month by examining the shocking events taking place on the troubling nation of Haiti. The President Jovenel Moise claims he still rules the country in spite of a constitution that lawyers and opposition politicians say demands his rejection. We get the latest updates from Kim Ives of Haiti Liberte, and we...
With guests from CIXX 106.9FM and WZBC 90.3FM, as well as music and show excerpts
19 Feb, 2021 | 0:58:35 |
EN | Michael Welch |

This episode of the Global Research News Hour is intended to raise funds for CKUW 95.9 Fm in Winnipeg, the host station where the show is put together.FEatured in this broadcast are messages from stations CIXX 106.9FM and WZBC 90.3FM who also broadcast the Global Research News Hour, some great music, and excerpts from previous shows. People who would like...
Saluting Robert Fisk, Andre Vltchek and Kevin Zeese
17 Dec, 2020 | 0:59:32 |
EN | Michael Welch |

Three incomparable champions of outstanding service to their fellow human beings in international conflict pass away all within a two month period. Global Research News Hour pays tribute through their own voices and the voices of those who respected and admired them. Saluting Robert Fisk, independent journalist, Andre Vltchek, leading filmmaker, writer and political analyst, and Kevin Zeese, lawyer, activist,...
Young Climate Feminist Leaders Talk
30 Nov, 2020 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

On September 25, 2020, WEDO (the Women's Environment and Development Organization) hosted a virtual "Radical Futures Roundtable: Young Climate Feminists in Conversation." Panelists from around the world talked about how they came by their radicalism and their expertise, and about their radical visions for the future.
Sisterhood and Strategies
07 Sep, 2020 | 0:28:41 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

A panoply of events, speakers and topics from the conference and beyond.
Voices from Manitoba, Colombia, Brazil and east Himalayas on Hydro-power
04 Sep, 2020 | 0:59:32 |
EN | Michael Welch |

This week’s Global Research News Hour features a variety of speakers from a conference on Hydro-impacted communities hosted by Wa Ni Ska Tan. They include speakers from three Manitoba communities, Senator Mary Jane McCallum, speakers from Columbia, Brazil, and feminist political ecologist Deepa Joshi.
Safetipin, founded in India, covers 50 cities around the world
10 Aug, 2020 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In 2005, the Jagori Women's Resource Centre in Delhi began to develop a multi-stakeholder research and organizing project for women to evaluate their cities for safety, map the results, and use the data to call publicly for change. As of 2020, the project, now based in Haryana, India, and known as Safetipin, has spread to Latin America, Africa, and much...
From the uprising in Chile, a chant heard round the world
24 Feb, 2020 | 0:28:39 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

"The patriarchy is a judge, that judges us for being born, and our punishment, is the violence you don't see.  ... the cops, the judges, the state, the President - the rapist is you." Words from a translation of a chant that is performed in public by masses of women in synchronization, in Santiago, Chile and hundreds of other cities...
conversations with Project Censored, and Media Roots Radio hosts Abby And Robbie Martin
17 Jan, 2020 | 0:59:35 |
EN | Michael Welch |

This week's Global Research News Hour reviews the news stories from 2019. In the first half hour, Andy Lee Roth of Project discusses the most censored stories of 2018-19 as depicted in the media project's latest publication CENSORED 2020. In the second half hour, Abby and Robbie Martin, co-hosts of Media Roots Radio, join Global Research News Hour co-hosts Michael...
Keynote address at 2019 Forum of the World Association for Political Economy
03 Jan, 2020 | 0:59:36 |
EN | Michael Welch |

This week's Global Research News Hour radio program features another presentation from the 2019 World Association for Political Economy (WAPE) forum, held in WInnipeg at the University of Manitoba July 19-21. The conference theme this year was 'Class, State and Nation in the twenty-First Century.' Presenter Maria Páez Victor MA, Ph.D. is a Venezuelan–Canadian sociologist, and winner of the Distinguished...
perspectives on the current crisis.
07 Dec, 2019 | 0:59:08 |
EN | Michael Welch |

On this week's Global Research News Hour radio program we hear multiple perspectives on the situation in Bolivia from both inside and outside the country in the hope of getting a more accurate impression of the forces and personalities in play in this troubled nation. Guests include Maine based political journalist and Cuba solidarity activist W.T. Whitney, La Paz based...
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...
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...
Discussing the protests & elections throughout South America with Chossudovsky, Escobar & Schertow
02 Nov, 2019 | 0:59:27 |
EN | Michael Welch |

From the uprisings in Ecuador to the demonstrations in Chile to the elections in Bolivia, Argentina and Uruguay, tis week's show probes the popular actions against austerity, privatization and other neoliberal policies across South America. Professor Michel Chossudovsky provides a historical context to last month's eruptions, including a recounting of his own recollections from having lived through the 70s era...
Analysts address the myths and realities of Canadian policy ignored by major parties and media
18 Oct, 2019 | 0:59:12 |
EN | Michael Welch |

With the Canadian federal election just days away, the Global Research News Hour tackles critical issues, particularly foreign policy, not being addressed by the major political parties or the media. In the first half hour, we convene a discussion with Canadian foreign policy critic and author Yves Engler and with anti-war activist Ken Stone about the myths and realities surrounding...
3 guests discuss te revolution, its impacts on the population, and the threat to the imperial powers
04 Oct, 2019 | 0:00:00 |
EN | Michael Welch |

This week's Global Research News Hour assesses the historical background and impacts of the 20 year old Bolivarian Revolution with the help of three guests. Maria Páez Victor, a Venezuelan-Canadian, sociologist, and policy analyst, outlines the divisions within Venezuelan society and the role of the Bolivarian Revolution in advancing social justice and welfare in the country. Montreal - based author,...
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...
Asylum-seekers and those who help them
10 Jun, 2019 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Producer Melinda Tuhus travelled to Arizona, Mexico, and the desert between to interview refugees and good Samaritans about what asylum seekers are fleeing from, what they face on the trip north, who helps them, and the ordeal of applying for immigration status.
For week of June 3-10
01 Jun, 2019 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Labour organizers from around the world tell things unions are doing to stop sexual harassment and violence at work - including working towards a proposed International Labor Organization (ILO) Convention on zero tolerance for violence in the workplace and support for workers escaping domestic violence. Talks excerpted from a parallel event around the UN Commission on the Status of Women...
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