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Sista C meets with Rev. Dr. Phil Harbridge
16 Oct, 2020 | 0:59:55 |
EN | Frieda Werden | Speak Up, Listen Up, Act Upon

Charlotte 'Sista C' Ferrell meets with Rev. Dr. Phil Harbridge about Multiple Myeloma and his experience fighting the disease. To learn more about it, or to donate, visit Myeloma Canada at www.myeloma.ca. https://www.cjsf.ca/contents/SistaC-MultipleMyelomaMarch
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.
Chris Hedges – Trump & the Christian Right
31 Aug, 2020 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

Talk about an odd couple. The 45th president and the Christian right. For the president, renowned for his wayward ways, the support from some of the mega churches and their high priests form a key part of his base. According to a Pew poll, over 80% of white evangelicals said they will vote for the current occupant of the Oval...
On the price of freedom and the price of oppression
16 Aug, 2020 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Nawal el Saadawi gave a rousing speech in San Francisco's Mission District in October 1993 covering feminism, colonialism, and other forms of oppression in both the Arab and the Western worlds.
Stephen Bezruchka - The Human Cancer in the Covid-19 Era
10 Aug, 2020 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

A famous Russian revolutionary once said, “'There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen.” The pandemic certainly feels that way. We are in limbo. The uncertainty is bewildering. What can we expect? What must we do? There are no clear answers. Dr. Stephen Bezruchka presents a novel view of the novel virus. What if we...
Indigenous Women Rising
13 Jul, 2020 | 0:28:55 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

It was 1920 when the first international oil corporation entered the Amazon region. The struggle against destructive extractive industries has been passed down from generation to generation among peoples of the rainforest, meeting violence not only from the industries, but also governments and the church. They sometimes achieve remarkable victories, and they are determined to sustain their culture and way of...
Worker organizing under Covid in India and the Philippines
11 May, 2020 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Women leaders from India and the Philippines talk about organizing for Mayday (May 1 - International Workers' Day) in their respective countries in 2020 and how they interacted with government measures around the COVID-19 pandemic.
Parent, barber, helper, and artist Jason Gauthier on life during COVID-19
21 Apr, 2020 | 0:21:41 |
EN | Kevin Midbo | People First Radio: Life During COVID-19

We’re all experiencing disruptions and big changes in our everyday lives. Some of us are on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic battle. Others may not have left home for some time, while others have been suffering from COVID-19 infection. Any scan of the news will turn up hundreds of stories about our collective, human, experiences. Vancouver Island Mental...
Adapting tradition to climate change
20 Apr, 2020 | 0:28:45 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In this interview with Diana Wanyonyi, Agnes Leina describes how water shortages forced a change in the lives of herding peoples in Kenya but how her organization also honours indigenous knowledge and traditions.
A retelling of the Passover Story, for those who are missing a seder.
14 Apr, 2020 | 0:59:54 |
EN | Adam Cantor |

I make no claims as to the quality of this attempt, but we are supposed to tell the Passover story every year, even if the rest of the seder doesn't come together.
Susan Bright (1945-2010), Enheduanna (2285-2250 BCE)
06 Apr, 2020 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

On October 9, 2001, poet Susan Bright read peace poetry in Frieda Werden's kitchen, as both were grieving Bush's bombing of Aghanistan (starting America's longest war). Among the poems is a tribute to Enheduanna, the earliest poet whose name is still known - she wrote peace poetry more than 4,000 years ago.
An in-depth conversation with Canadian folk legend Ken Whiteley
19 Mar, 2020 | 0:58:34 |
EN | Jan Hall | Folk Roots Radio

Episode 500 of Folk Roots Radio features an extended interview with Canadian folk legend Ken Whiteley who joins us to chat about Calm In The Eye of The Storm, his first recording in four years and a project that looks at the personal, political and spiritual dimensions of finding peace in these turbulent times. The follow up to 2016's Freedom...
or, How To Hack a Democracy
16 Mar, 2020 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Unlike Canada, which has paper ballots counted in the presence of scrutineers, the United States has fallen prey to the corporate voting industry. It boasts of its free and fair elections; but even in Congress, official reports are pointing out massive suppression of voters, massive purging of voter rolls, alarming malfunction of election technology and vulnerability to hacking. Two courageous...
Michael Lerner – Faith, Politics & the Left, part two
24 Feb, 2020 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

These are times of deceit, rage and fear. Well, you might say, it’s always been like that. But it seems the intensity of this moment is more acute. The coarseness of discourse is sharper. The rancor is deeper. Maybe the pervasiveness of social media accounts for some of it. How can we navigate the treacherous currents that are running through...
Michael Lerner – Faith, Politics & the Left, part one
17 Feb, 2020 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

These are times of deceit, rage and fear. Well, you might say, it’s always been like that. But it seems the intensity of this moment is more acute. The coarseness of discourse is sharper. The rancor is deeper. Maybe the pervasiveness of social media accounts for some of it. How can we navigate the treacherous currents that are running through...
FOR RELEASE WEEK OF MARCH 1, 2020
25 Jan, 2020 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Historian Sally Roesch Wagner discusses her favourite US suffragist, Matilda Joslyn Gage. Gage modeled her feminism on the practices of her neighbors, the Haudenosaunee indigenous women; she broke with Susan B. Anthony over alliance with the Women's Christian Temperance Union, wrote extensively against patriarchal religion, and inspired her son in law L. Frank Baum to create the woman-led, egalitarian society...
Riffat Hassan, Muslim Feminist Theologian
25 Jan, 2020 | 0:28:40 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

A rousing talk by Islamic theologian Riffat Hassan, exploring how the story of Adam and Eve crept into Islam, though it is not in the Q'uran. Speech from a panel about the rise of conservatism at the NGO Forum of the UN 4th World Conference on Women in Huairou, China, 1995.
FOR RELEASE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 2, 2020
24 Jan, 2020 | 0:28:50 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

On October 25, 1997, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela addressed the first Million Woman March, held in Philadelphia. After an introduction summarizing the history of her work in South Africa, Mandela praised the work, struggle and successes of Black women in the United States, and held them up as a model for the world.
Real ways to win
20 Jan, 2020 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

The climate struggle is not hopeless - culprits are scared and already getting punished. In addition to social media, bodies blocking pipelines, climate strikes, demonstrations and civil disobedience arrests, tools include lawsuits, runs on banks that bankroll the fossil fuel industry, massive "social risk" to degrade stock values, celebrity-fuelled rallies and teach-ins, recognizing indigenous cultural leadership, and re-connecting with nature...
Imtiaz Popat talks about his wide range of organizing against oppression and bigotry in Vancouver.
07 Jan, 2020 | 0:28:10 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Imtiaz Popat is a therapeutic counsellor in Vancouver. He is also the coordinator of the local chapter of Salaam: Queer Muslim Community, and he has played a central role in the Two-Spirit and LGBT People of Colour Alliance and the Coalition Against Bigotry – Pacific. Scott Neigh interviews him about his extensive work against oppression and bigotry, and the threads...
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