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Physicians Claire Bodkin and Sara Alavian talk about a new zine on how to care for detained people.
19 Jan, 2021 | 0:28:38 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Claire Bodkin and Sara Alavian are both physicians in Hamilton, Ontario. They are also part of an ad hoc group of health workers from different parts of Canada with an interest in prison abolitionist politics. Scott Neigh interviews them about what it means to think about prison abolition in the context of health care, and about the zine that the...
The role of languages the fallacy of individualism in western culture
18 Jan, 2021 | 0:29:20 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

A professor at Carleton University, Marcelo Saavedra is an Indigenous Bolivian leader and founder of the Bolivia Action Solidarity Network. Host Sylvia Richardson speaks about the mature languages and cultures on Turtle Island, how that thinking challenges the fallacy of individualism in western culture.
Erica Chenoweth on Civil Resistance in the 21st Century
18 Jan, 2021 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

The success and failure rates of civil resistance movements might seem like something studied at the U.S. Army War College. But social scientists and political activists always want to know why some tactics work, and some don’t. Boycotts, street protests, armed conflict, nonviolent and non-cooperation tactics, we’re seeing myriad forms of resistance as governments place greater restraints on freedom everywhere....
Interview with Sister Helen Prejean, for weeks of Jan 18 and 25, 2021
18 Jan, 2021 | 0:57:38 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Part 1: Prejean describes how she came to be an activist for poor and racialized people and against the death penalty and its surrounding politics. Part 2: Prejean discusses mental health of death row workers, public opinion, politics, the courts, and the film Dead Man Walking. This gripping 1995 interview is sadly still as relevant today. Update at end describes...
Paul Craig Roberts, Barrie Zwicker and Jason Bermas comment on the January 6 event
14 Jan, 2021 | 0:59:18 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On this week's Global Research News Hour we take a closer look at the mobs descending on Capitol Hill on January 6 and realize the prospects that the incident may have been a False Flag. First up, we hear a general explanation by commentator and former Assistant to the Treasury Paul Craig Roberts indicating the role of provocateurs and security...
Maya Adachi and Kota Kimura talk about the work of Japanese Canadians for Social Justice.
12 Jan, 2021 | 0:27:57 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Maya Adachi and Kota Kimura are members of the Toronto-based Japanese Canadians for Social Justice. Scott Neigh interviews them about the group’s origins, its expansive vision of solidarity, and its involvement in struggles on the ground. In 2018, famous Japanese-Canadian poet and novelist Joy Kogawa brought together a number of people that she knew in Toronto to found Japanese Canadians...
Monsters a collection of wild, weird, and whimsical tales with a twist
11 Jan, 2021 | 0:27:26 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Derrick Jensen is an American, anarchoprimitivist, ecophilosopher and radical environmentalist living in Crescent City, California. According to Democracy Now!, Jensen “has been called the poet-philosopher of the ecological movement. Host Sylvia Richardson speaks to Derrick about his latest book Monsters, a collection of fictional tales based on real life issues, they discuss life , death and renewal, the culture of...
David Harvey - Smash the Mirror: Imagining a Different System
11 Jan, 2021 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

The global health and economic crises are points of opportunity. Arundhati Roy, the great Indian intellectual and writer says, “Whatever it is, coronavirus has made the mighty kneel and brought the world to a halt like nothing else could. And in the midst of this terrible despair, it offers us a chance to rethink the doomsday machine we have built...
Anti-feminist, racist, anti-liberal methodologies of the right
10 Jan, 2021 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

From the WINGS archive: Jean Hardisty's 1999 plenary speech to the US National Women's Studies Association describes the tactics and ideologies of three waves of anti-feminist movements, exemplified by Phyllis Schlaffly, Beverly LaHaye, and Camille Paglia, and concludes by describing the sneaky equality rhetoric of the white-rights movement. She predicted the need for what arose as the Black Lives Matter...
A Roundtable on Washington
08 Jan, 2021 | 1:04:57 |
EN | Program Coordinator | The Charts with Dinah J

*** NOT THE CHARTS*** Just a one off episode that may be of interest! On January 8th 2021, five distinguished Queen's University professors, Drs. Paul Gardner and Christian Leuprecht (Political Studies) Amarnath Amarasingam (Political Studies and Religion), and both Noah Weisbord and Queen’s National Scholar Ashwini Vasanthakuma (Law) joined host Dinah Jansen virtually. They discussed events unfolding in Washington DC...
Patrick Henningsen on highlights of 2020; Andy Lee Roth and most censored stories
07 Jan, 2021 | 0:59:20 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week we once again review a lot of the pivotal stories of 2020 and where they will lead going into 2021. Guest Patrick Henningsen, founder and editor with 21st century Wire offers his take on the key stories. Dmitry Orlov expresses some sentiments about prospects of war, and Andy Lee Roth of Project Censored speaks about Project Censored 2021:...
Sam Smith, Les Scott, and Rob Crooks talk about the work of the West Broadway Tenants Committee.
05 Jan, 2021 | 0:28:04 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Samantha Smith, Leslie Scott, and Robert Crooks are renters and current or former residents of the West Broadway neighbourhood in Winnipeg. They are also active members of the West Broadway Tenants Committee, a grassroots group of renters. Scott Neigh interviews them about the committee’s work organizing for tenant justice and building tenant power to oppose evictions, excessive rent increases, and...
Kali Akuno & Richard Wolff - Capitalism, the Pandemic & the Two-Party Monopoly
04 Jan, 2021 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

The pandemic has revealed a huge systemic failure in the ability of the U.S. to effectively attend to the well-being of millions of its citizens. World-class inequality has exacerbated the situation. You don’t need a degree from MIT to figure out the score. The rich get the gold and most of the rest of us get the shaft. Once the...
The End of Patriarchy: Radical Feminism for Men
29 Dec, 2020 | 0:28:50 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Robert Jensen is an emeritus professor in the School of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin, a founding board member of the Third Coast Activist Resource Center, and a member of the team developing Ecosphere Studies at The Land Institute. Jensens most recent book, The End of Patriarchy: Radical Feminism for Men from Spinifex Press, offers a critique...
Souheil Benslimane talks about the work of the Criminalization and Punishment Education Project.
29 Dec, 2020 | 0:28:26 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

[The following is a rebroadcast of an episode of Talking Radical Radio that originally aired in June 2020.] Souheil Benslimane describes himself as a father, a partner, and an illegalized and criminalized migrant who lives on unceded and unsurrendered Algonquin territory (also known as Ottawa). Since his release from prison in 2018, he has been involved in the Criminalization and...
Noam Chomsky - Class Struggle or Get It in the Neck
28 Dec, 2020 | 0:56:59 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

The ruling class, and there is such a thing, assiduously attends to its needs. That is to say, to maintain and expand its power and wealth. How does it do that? By manipulation, propaganda and political influence. It deploys divide and rule tactics to not only distract most people but goads them to turn on one another. The idea is...
The Defend Alberta Parks campaign to oppose the closing and delisting of provincial parks in Alberta
22 Dec, 2020 | 0:28:01 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Taylor Maton is the conservation outreach coordinator with CPAWS Northern Alberta, a regional chapter of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society. In recent months, the main focus of her work has been the Defend Alberta Parks campaign. Scott Neigh interviews her about the Alberta government’s initiative to close and delist a substantial proportion of parks in the province, and about...
DANA LYONS AMAZING AND TIMELY NEW ALBUM THE GREAT SALISH SEA
21 Dec, 2020 | 0:29:03 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Sylvia Richardson of Latin Waves Interviews Dana Lyons on his latest album the Great Salish Sea, Dana speaks about the need for citizens to protect this pristine coast from Coal, Oil exports and how this is already happening in Oregon and Washington State. Songs, The Great Salish Sea, The Salmon Come Home, Sometimes, It’s a Matter of Asking. Visit www.cowswithguns.com...
Chris Hedges - Beyond the Politics of Despair
21 Dec, 2020 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

Despair. We all experience it. It can lead to demoralization. What’s the antidote? Engagement. Finding kindred spirits and acting collectively. Building bonds of solidarity. Working toward the common good. John Lewis, long time Georgia Congress person and civil rights icon had this advice: “Do not get lost in a sea of despair. Be hopeful, be optimistic. Our struggle is not...
Its effects on women's economic development
18 Dec, 2020 | 0:28:43 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Measures taken by the Kenyan government to stop the spread of COVID include imposing a curfew, travel bans, and closing schools. But they've provided no income supplements for small business and workers in the informal sector. Problems to solve include food scarcity, how families make a living, large numbers of idle men, and an increase in sexual violence and "defilement"...
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