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Christmas on the Farm
21 Dec, 2021 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This week our "Fit to Eat" show is rather different from the usual (if there is such a thing). When you think about it, of all of the widespread holidays we still have these days, Christmas/Solstice has the most rural theme of any of the lot. The pagan bits (like trees, decorations, mistletoe, etc.) often focus on rural beauty, the...
Indigenous views on false climate solutions
13 Dec, 2021 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Two passionate indigenous organizers - one in North Dakota and one on Guam - point to the environmental toll on their homelands and condemn the UN, industry and governments for promoting false climate solutions such as carbon credit trading and ignoring indigenous input and the heart of the matter. They say solutions must be locally adapted and include leaving fossil...
and goddess religion
06 Dec, 2021 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Winter Solstice (December 21 in the Northern Hemisphere) is a physical event and it is also an occasion for ritual and contemplation. In this program, Frieda Werden asks questions of two experienced practitioners of an earth-based, women-centred religion about what they do and how they came to their vocations. They also make suggestions for privately engaging with the darkest night.
We explore issues of classical and modern philosophy, including contemporary scientific, political,
18 Nov, 2021 | 0:58:00 |
EN | Arbie Fru | The Canadian Philosophy Show

Clearly, we live in the modern world. A historical epoch that’s progression has culminated in today. When we speak of modernity then, we roughly mean the modes of social life, organizations, and subjectivities that have developed over the past five hundred years. Though it seems this development largely arose in the West, it has since run its course across the...
We explore issues of classical and modern philosophy, including contemporary scientific, political,
09 Nov, 2021 | 0:58:58 |
EN | Arbie Fru | The Canadian Philosophy Show

What sort of world has capitalism created? Philosopher Mark Fisher argued that the nature of this capitalist world, one that nearly all of humanity lives in, could be described by his theory of Capitalist Realism. An idea that goes well beyond the economic notions of capitalism we regularly associate with the term, Capitalist Realism encompasses not only the economic, but...
For weeks of September 20 and 27, 2021
14 Sep, 2021 | 0:57:29 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

30 years ago in Miami, 1500 women from 80 countries came together. They held a tribunal and a think tank to plan for sustainability of life on earth, forming demands for the UN Rio Summit on Environment and Development. Now everyone seeing the disaster they predicted and may be ready to adopt the measures they prescribe.
Indigenous gift economy in family, community, and environment
12 Sep, 2021 | 0:28:45 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Jeannette Armstrong has been named to the Order of Canada in 2021. This program provides excerpts from her address to the International Conference on the Gift Economy in Las Vegas in 2004. Its themes include the essential nature of diversity in environment and in culture, and how communities are sustained by unilateral giving, deep listening, and genuine equality.
Peter Gilmer talks about the work of the Regina Anti-Poverty Ministry.
07 Sep, 2021 | 0:28:13 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Peter Gilmer is a minister and an anti-poverty advocate. He is one of two staff at the Regina Anti-Poverty Ministry, a social justice ministry of the United Church of Canada in Saskatchewan. Scott Neigh interviews Gilmer about the ministry’s work for social justice and against poverty, and about its fifty-year history. Gilmer said, “I moved towards a social justice focus...
...liberate Hindu weddings.
05 Sep, 2021 | 0:28:46 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

India's new female priestesses are solemnizing weddings, breaking barriers and stereotypes in the formerly patriarchal sphere. Priestess weddings simplify and shorten the service, and make it more participatory. These weddings are trending among educated women and their mothers, who want equal female participation in place of the traditional Kanya daan, in which father gives daughter to husband. Women priests and...
Indigenous Women's Strategy
26 Jul, 2021 | 0:28:42 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Mililani Trask speaks to a conference on the Gift Economy in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, in November 2004, about the economic, cultural and spiritual differences between corporations and communities. She calls for global networking among indigenous peoples and others of like practice to stop the destructive overexploitation of nature and restore reciprocal relations between humans and the planet we live...
on the origins of Kenya's Green Belt Movement
21 Jun, 2021 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Long before she was a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, biologist Dr. Wangari Maathai came to San Francisco to receive the Goldman Environmental Prize in 1991. There she also gave this address to the Sierra Club, in which she explains the origins, purposes, methodology and political ramifications of the Greenbelt Movement. As of 2021, the Greenbelt Movement says its members have...
Vandana Shiva connects the present to the past
05 Apr, 2021 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

India passed three new farm bills during the COVID lockdown last fall that gave rise to a sustained farmers' strike that is perhaps the largest in history. Sustainable fashion journalist Aditi Mayer interviewed sustainable farming activist Vandana Shiva about what is going on and the history behind it. Maria Gilardin of TUC radio reports what the stock market says about...
Revered archaeologist's findings from pre-patriarchal Old Europe
15 Mar, 2021 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Marija Gimbutas (b. 1921) was revered in academia for her findings on the militaristic Bronze Age, then derided for her later work on the long-lasting pre-patriarchal horticultural societies of Old Europe. In this talk, Joan Marler describes the material culture artifacts that convinced Gimbutas that there had been a culture of peace, whose remnants still existed in her own time.
Speaking the truth is step one
08 Feb, 2021 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Girls and women in Cameroon are being urged to speak the truth about rapes they have experienced, for their mental health, and to help address the problem.
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...
Philosophical discussions
11 Jan, 2021 | 6:48:18 |
EN | Arbie Fru | The Canadian Philosophy Show

Philosophical discussions presented by VIU and other Canadian students of philosophy, alumni, and authoritative members of the community. Sorry for getting behind on uploading...
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...
We explore issues of classical and modern philosophy, including contemporary scientific, political,
07 Dec, 2020 | 0:57:47 |
EN | Arbie Fru | The Canadian Philosophy Show

The Gettier problem
27 Oct, 2020 | 0:59:02 |
EN | Arbie Fru | The Canadian Philosophy Show

Tagen Marshall, Saumi, Jouska, and Michael Robert Caditz discuss the Gettier problem. Are the three traditional criteria for knowledge--viz., justified, true belief--sufficient to claim knowledge? Gettier claimed not. Inevitably, in assessing Gettier's claim, we cannot avoid basic issues in epistemology, e.g., the criteria for justification and the ever-relevant question, "What is truth?" The bumper music is: (Artist)Origen; (Title) Solveig's Song
We explore issues of classical and modern philosophy, including contemporary scientific, political,
27 Oct, 2020 | 0:58:32 |
EN | Arbie Fru | The Canadian Philosophy Show

We explore issues of classical and modern philosophy, including contemporary scientific, political, and ethical issues.
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