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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.
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.
conversations with Project Censored, and Media Roots Radio hosts Abby And Robbie Martin
17 Jan, 2020 | 0:59:35 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

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...
Iranian Canadian, peace activist, and geopolitical analyst react to new year US-Iran tensions
10 Jan, 2020 | 0:59:16 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week’s Global Research News Hour presents diverse reactions to the escalating US-Iran tensions in the last week following the assassination of the Islamic Republic’s highly revered military commander General Qasem Soleimani. Allan Wise shares his thoughts as a Canadian with family living in the country, and as a critic of Iran's human rights record. Glenn Michalchuk a long-time Canadian...
Conversations with Cory Morningstar and Vanessa Beeley
14 Dec, 2019 | 0:59:39 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week on the Global Research News Hour we break apart the narratives driving the U.S./ NATO regime change operation in Syria, and how and why these nrratives seem to persist. The discussion principally centres around the Syrian White Helmets as a propganda construct, the financial and non-profit networks which sustains them, and the background of media smears against dissident...
Turkish Aggression, Kurdish Independence, and Honouring the White Helmets
25 Oct, 2019 | 0:59:00 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On this week’s Global Research News Hour, following two weeks of extensive violence orchestrated by Turkey on the region bordering it to the south, we turn our attention to Syria, and the ongoing campaign of regime change by Western nations, including Canada. In our first half hour, political commentator and Middle East expert Laith Marouf provides some historical context to...
Analysts address the myths and realities of Canadian policy ignored by major parties and media
18 Oct, 2019 | 0:59:12 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

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...
March 2002 discussion on Canadian TV featuring 9/11 investigator Mike Ruppert
04 Sep, 2019 | 0:59:43 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's episode of the Global Research News Hour is a rebroadcast of a round table discussion featuring the late investigative journalist and CIA whistleblower Michael C Ruppert. The talk was aired roughly on the 6 month anniversary of the September 11th attacks. The broadcaster, Canada's VISION TV, was the first national television network in the world to feature critical...
...by changing cultural norms
01 Jul, 2019 | 0:28:40 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Producer Diana Wanyonyi takes us to Kibera slum in Nairobi, to meet a woman who underwent forced genital cutting and child marriage and another woman who works tirelessly to protect girls' human rights. Then the African Union Youth Envoy calls on governments to follow through on their commitments to end harmful cultural practices and violence against women and girls.
Scott Ritter and Bruce Gagnon comment on US policy economic and military moves in Iran and beyond
28 Jun, 2019 | 0:59:02 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

Summary: This week's Global Research News Hour, marking the last of the season, will concentrate on the controversial foreign policy decisions made by U.S. President Trump. Topics of discussion include Trump's currents military and economic threats toward Iran, his pull-out from the INF treaty, the factors influencing US policy generally, and the prospects for a peaceful outcome in the Persian...
Bruce Clark on judicial suppression, Reuben George on Transmountain, John Schertow on intl scene
21 Jun, 2019 | 0:59:25 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's episode marks National Indigenous Peoples Day (in Canada). We therefore present interviews thematically linked with Indigenous struggles and resistance in Canada and around the world. Our first guest, Bruce Clark PhD, elaborates on his thesis that the legal system in Canada has been utilizing instruments to suppress Indigenous sovereignty in law and that it therefore is culpable in...
Chossudovsky on IRAN WAR prospects, Engler on Canada's Iran policy, Escobar on Gulf of Oman attacks
14 Jun, 2019 | 0:59:33 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On this week's Global Research News Hour, on the heels of the June 13th attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman, we examine some of the tensions that have been rising between the US and Iran in recent weeks, and attempt to determine if they represent a prelude for war. In the first half hour, Professor Michel Chossudovsky...
Iranian Women of 1979
21 Apr, 2019 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Iranian women were at the forefront of the revolution. But after the Shah was deposed and Ayatollah Khomeini returned to the country, the new regime turned against them and everything they had fought for. CBC Radio producer Donya Ziaee, interviewed three participants about their thoughts and actions in that time. Her one-hour documentary, first broadcast on "Ideas," forms a two-part...
Discussing NATO and Western imperialism with Mahdi Nazemroaya and Andre Vltchek
05 Apr, 2019 | 0:59:22 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

As the North Atlantic Treaty Organization celebrates its 70th anniversary, the Global Research News Hour takes a more critical look at the 29 member alliance and the agenda it pursues under the pre-text of 'promoting peace and freedom.' Guests include Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, sociologist, geopolitical analyst, and author of The Globalization of NATO; and Andre Vltchek, novelist, film maker, journalist...
Shared leadership between men and women at every level is a cornerstone of this society.
07 Jan, 2019 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

British journalist Rahila Gupta traveled to Northern Syria to witness the grassroots feminist democracy being built in territory liberated from the Islamic State. She has written extensively about the impressive network of women's cooperatives, political education and legislative accomplishments built in just a few years.
Fundamentalists vs. Women's Rights - an ongoing conflict
24 Dec, 2018 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

An Algerian living in France, Marieme Helie-Lucas argues in favour of secularism and gives global context to the nearly-successful plan to let Sharia courts do binding arbitration in family law cases in Ontario, and the so-called ban on the veil in France. This is an archival program - the audio was recorded in November 2005. The issue is ongoing, however,...
Highlighting efforts to contain Huawei, Canada's legal responsibilities, forcing the US to back down
21 Dec, 2018 | 0:59:37 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour delves into the US extradition request of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou and the decision by Canada to detain her. First guest Professor Michel Chossudovsky believes the detention is related to a call by the Five Eyes Alliance of intelligence agencies to block Huawei from gaining ground in the international market for its 5G technology....
Highlighting efforts to contain Huawei, Canada's legal responsibilities, forcing the US to back down
21 Dec, 2018 | 0:59:37 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour delves into the US extradition request of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou and the decision by Canada to detain her. First guest Professor Michel Chossudovsky believes the detention is related to a call by the Five Eyes Alliance of intelligence agencies to block Huawei from gaining ground in the international market for its 5G technology....
retrospective on Blum featuring commentary from colleagues and family members
14 Dec, 2018 | 0:59:12 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

The Global Research News Hour marks the passing of noted scholar, writer and U.S. foreign policy critic William Blum with a special retrospective on his life and legacy. It features interviews with Chris Agee and Lou Wolf of Covert Action Magazine, Canadian journalist and media critic Barrie Zwicker, son Alexander S Blum and his wife Adelheid Zöfel. Also included in...
BUSH connections with Nazis, Bin Ladens, narco-trafficking; overview of record in power
07 Dec, 2018 | 0:59:31 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On this week's Global Research News Hour, on the occasion of the recent passing and funeral of the 41st president of the United States, George Herbert Walker Bush, we present a portrait of Bush's background and criminal activities, largely missing from current discourse over the late president's legacy. Guests include Florida based freelance journalist John Buchanan, who, in 2003, revealed...
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