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Three Doctors criticize the vaccine. Economist and geopolitical analyst lists further concerns
15 Oct, 2020 | 0:59:06 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week, on the Global Research News Hour we question 3 experts about the unspecified risks associated with the COVID vaccine. We also dig into a more elaborate risk to human freedom posed by an ID Nanochip with economist and geopolitical analyst Peter Koenig.
Celebrate the International Day of the Senior, plus poetry & interviews
02 Oct, 2020 | 0:58:08 |
EN | Frieda Werden | Speak Up, Listen Up, Act Upon

Sista C shares another PBA podcast - this one recording of a live broadcast for 2 Anniversaries: First, the 30th anniversary of the UN International Year of the Older Person with special guests; and then to recognize the Powered by Age Podcast Program’s FIRST Anniversary as a Senior-led podcast creation sponsored by the 411 Center and the City of Vancouver,...
Members of Docs for open debate explain concerns about the virus and the emergency measures
02 Oct, 2020 | 0:59:08 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This episode of the Global Research News converses with two members of Docs for Open Debate to get more lowdown on their concerns about why politicians, the WHO and the media are getting it wrong about the virus and why voices like theirs are crucial.
Panel Discussion about the Digital Divide
30 Sep, 2020 | 1:00:03 |
EN | Frieda Werden | Speak Up, Listen Up, Act Upon

Sista C presents another PBA episode, featuring a Panel discussion about technology, aging, and the Digital Divide
Interview with Alan Woodland of B.E.S.T. - Better Environmentally Sound Transportation
30 Sep, 2020 | 0:59:56 |
EN | Frieda Werden | Speak Up, Listen Up, Act Upon

Charlotte speaks with Alan Woodland, General Manager of B.E.S.T. - Better Environmentally Sound Transportation, about age-friendly transportation, environmentally-friendly transportation, COVID-19 and more! #BIPOC # COVID-19
Controlling epidemics is a tricky business
21 Sep, 2020 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

From the WINGS archive: Laurie Garrett, speaking in San Francisco in 1995, about epidemics emerging around the world, with a focus on the Ebola epidemic and how it was controlled, plus the vectors for recurrence of other epidemics once believed to be controlled. Updated, 2020.
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.
Chossudovsky on new nuclear threat, Greg Mitchell on warping the story in Japan
13 Aug, 2020 | 0:59:00 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This brand new edition of the Global Research News Hour commemorates the 75th anniversary of the one and only use of atomic weapons on the Japanese cites of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Our first interview, academic and scholar Michel Chossudovsky, uses the occasion to highlight how certain nuclear weapons are once again being contemplated for use in conventional warfare. In our...
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...
The International Women's House in Rome
27 Jul, 2020 | 0:28:43 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

The Casa Internazionale delle Donne - the International Women's House - is a former convent in Rome that was occupied by feminists in 1987 and approved by the city in 1992. The current city council is trying and failing to oust them. Women talk about its history, its programs, and ideas related to women's work including immigrant status, poetry, and...
Vandana Shiva & David Suzuki - The Pandemic Wake-up
27 Jul, 2020 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

The news about the pandemic goes from bad to worse. The term another grim milestone in the number of infections and deaths has become almost commonplace. But at some point, hopefully not too far away, the crisis will pass. Where will we be? The world will surely be different. There is so much uncertainty. Kim Stanley Robinson, the well-known science...
Robert Larson – Technopolies
22 Jun, 2020 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

The five biggest corporations in the world by market value are Google, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook. Their head honchos the Zuckerbergs, Gates and Bezos make the Vanderbilts, Morgans and Carnegies of the Gilded Age look like pikers. They want absolute domination and control. Monopoly is not a board game for them, it is the essence of their very being....
How her image became an offense
22 Jun, 2020 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In 2020, Quaker Oats announced it would remove Aunt Jemima from its syrup and pancake mix brands. This was the culmination of a struggle begun in the 1960s by the NAACP. Professor Robinson researched the history of Aunt Jemima, and of Edith Wilson, the actress who portrayed the character (and who was related to the model for Harriet Beecher Stowe's...
We meet a man with an audacious plan to bring truffle farming to Ontario.
17 Jun, 2020 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Victoria Fenner | Harrowsmith Radio - Make, Grow, Sustain, Share

1.) Truffle farming - Adam Koziol used to be an ad man in Toronto. Then he and a friend got a crazy idea of growing mahogany trees with superpowers roots in the Caribbean. Over the years that idea morphed into something even more fantastic, growing truffles from the roots of hazelnut and oak trees in Ontario. Working with Spanish scientists Adam...
Noam Chomsky - The Politics of the Pandemic
08 Jun, 2020 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

It should be abundantly clear that part of the president’s m.o., almost an article of faith, is never accept responsibility when things go wrong. It’s always someone else’s fault: Pelosi, the media, the WHO, Obama, China, immigrants. And if you criticize the leader expect retaliation. Just ask Rick Bright, a top government scientist who was removed from his job he...
Reports from India and Cameroon
08 Jun, 2020 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Nilanjana Bhowmick reports from New Delhi on 3.5 million women who are "barefoot health workers"; Patience Wirngo interviews women workers confronting COVID-19 through many fields in Cameroon.
A long-time trade unionists talks about union use of tech and its relevance to today.
02 Jun, 2020 | 0:28:17 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Derek Blackadder went to his first union meeting in the 1970s, and since the 1980s has been involved in multiple ways in shaping how the labour movement has made use of digital communication techology. Scott Neigh interviews him about that long history of experimentation, debate, and action with online tools, and about what social movements can learn from it today,...
Sonia Shah – Outbreaks: From Epidemics to Pandemics
01 Jun, 2020 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

Can you believe it? A hundred thousand U.S. dead and counting. The real number according to Dr. Anthony Fauci, the leading infectious disease expert, is “almost certainly higher.” A World Health Organization official warns that the coronavirus may become endemic, i.e., like HIV, “it may never go away.” Science writer and author Sonia Shah states, “Over the past fifty years,...
A global network of women activists
24 May, 2020 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

WorldPulse.com is an online network where women activists working specifically on women's and girls' issues in their countries and regions tell their stories and make contact with each other. Tamarack Verrall follows as many of these stories as she can, comments to their authors, and now is working on getting press coverage in Canada for the stories and for the...
Public health scholar Trevor Hancock on life before, during, and after COVID-19
04 May, 2020 | 0:30:04 |
EN | Kevin Midbo | People First Radio: Life During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to create massive challenges — and potentially long-lasting changes — in our individual and collective experience of family, community, and nationhood. We’re learning more about the need for mental, as well as physical, wellness. We’re also talking a lot more about the way society should — and could — function for the benefit of all.
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