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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...
From the uprising in Chile, a chant heard round the world
24 Feb, 2020 | 0:28:39 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

"The patriarchy is a judge, that judges us for being born, and our punishment, is the violence you don't see.  ... the cops, the judges, the state, the President - the rapist is you." Words from a translation of a chant that is performed in public by masses of women in synchronization, in Santiago, Chile and hundreds of other cities...
Discussing Brexit, the reasons for the UK election result, dynamics within UK Labour, & OPCW leaks
31 Jan, 2020 | 0:59:40 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On this week’s Global Research News Hour radio program,we discuss some of the recent developments unraveling in the United Kingdom, and what they mean for the country, the European region and the world. For the bulk of the hour, we will hear from Political Studies Professor Radhika Desai and from journalist Youri Smouter about Brexit, the UK election and the...
2 experts. a Scientist and a Retired UN Worker, share concerns about Wireless radiation and 5G
24 Jan, 2020 | 0:59:05 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This Week's Global Research News Hour radio program further delves into the hazards of wireless and attempts to determine the agendas behind the roll out of the next generation of networks known as 5G. Guests include world renowned research scientist Olle Johansson and former UN staffer, whistleblower and anti 5G campaigner Claire Edwards.
Afro-German survivor sang for peace
24 Jan, 2020 | 0:28:46 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Her mother was German, her father a Liberian diplomat. When the Nazis came to power, young Fasia Jansen was sent to work in a concentration camp. She would become one of the great singers and songwriters of the international peace movement. The program intersperses singing with narration.
Marxist economists on Class, State and Nation in the twenty-First Century
28 Dec, 2019 | 0:59:12 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour radio program features presentations by two prominent Marxist economists at the 2019 World Association for Political Economy (WAPE) forum, held in WInnipeg at the University of Manitoba July 19-21. The conference theme this year was 'Class, State and Nation in the twenty-First Century.' Utsa Patnaik is Professor Emeritus, Jawaharlal Nehru University (New Delhi). The...
A Conversation with Michel Chossudovsky
20 Dec, 2019 | 0:59:01 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

ON this week's Global Research News Hour radio program we explore the trajectory of U.S. foreign policy since the origins of the republic and determine how America's quest to displace the British Empire did not end with the Declaration of Independence and continued through World War II, the Cold War right up through the post-Cold War period. Our guest for...
Food, famine and revolution
25 Nov, 2019 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

An Aural Tapestry - discussion about European history of food, famine and revolution, while the interviewee bakes a kugelhopf, Marie Antoinette's favourite cake. (Parallels to the age of the billionaires abound.)
Jacques Pauwels on US support for Nazis during WW2, Ajamu Baraka on US antiwar movement history
08 Nov, 2019 | 0:59:52 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On the occasion of Remembrance Day week, and 75 years since the pivotal landings of the Allies on the beaches of Normandy, the Global Research News Hour corrects the record when it comes to the heroism of Americas involvement in that war, and other challenges to the antiwar movement in the modern era. In the first half hour, Belgian-born Canadian...
Agriculture and Rural Development (in Iceland and Beyond)
05 Nov, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

Building a diverse food production system is just about the best rural development strategy possible. And vice versa. Today on "Fit to Eat," we test out that theory in Iceland, with teacher, researcher and rural development worker, Vifill Karlsson. We talk about attracting young farmers, enticing agri-tourists (and keeping them safe), supporting local production, the awkward urban-rural balance, and the...
At the Agriculture University of Iceland
11 Sep, 2019 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

Today on "Fit to Eat" we go to visit our cousins in Iceland, and spend time at the Agriculture University of Iceland, in lovely Hvanneyri. I speak with three staff members there,Ólöf Ósk Guðmundsdóttir, Egill Gunnarsson, and Rósa Björk Jónsdóttir, about the value of post-secondary education for farmers, even if they grew up on a farm, the changing role of...
African women taking the mic gain recognition as people
22 Aug, 2019 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

What is the most significant change brought about by community radios in Africa? In Jallov's studies, the result is consistently: reduction in violence against women. Jallov explains how she works with community radios and how her research brought out this conclusion, and identified other positive changes in communities that gain a voice.
UN, EU, Guatemala Parliament - women bring new issues to the table
20 Aug, 2019 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Bringing new issues to the political table is a lot of work. Three stories about progress made: (1) On June 21, 2019, the UN's International Labour Organization passed a Convention Against Violence in the World of Work; (2) The very first legislation under the European Pillar of Social Rights: on June 13 2019, a Work-Life Balance Directive was adopted by...
Shows for broadcast weeks of Aug 18, 25, and Sept. 1, 2019
17 Aug, 2019 | 1:26:26 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Joan of Arc led an army to victory at seventeen. At eighteen, she arranged the coronation of a king. At nineteen, she went up against the entire Catholic church… and lost. n The Second Coming of Joan of Arc, Joan returns to share her story with contemporary women. She tells her experiences with the highest levels of church, state, and...
Greta Thunberg and Kelsey Juliana speak frankly to adults
27 Jul, 2019 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Greta Thunberg's speech to the French National Assembly on July 23rd 2019, and Kelsey Juliana's keynote address to the Pacific Forest Trust on April 10th 2019 express the reasoning and the demands young people are making that adults understand the climate crisis and their responsibility to the future to act at once.
Irish rural regions have a thing or two to teach the rest of us.
08 Jul, 2019 | 0:35:51 |
EN | Bojan Furst | Rural Routes

A growing population, opportunities in a variety of industries and sectors, focus on experience and food, and a drive to find new and better ways of doing just about anything? If you think this describes a trendy metropolis, think again. Rural Ireland is creating a range of innovative rural development strategies that bring together residents, industry, civil sector and academic...
through a feminist, leftist lens
08 Jul, 2019 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

The Finnish national election of April 2019 saw a rollback of the previous rightwing coalition government and a surge for feminists, leftists and greens. The new Feminist Party won no seats, but set a challenge to the other parties to be vigilant in protecting women's rights. Kaarina Kailo talks about politics and economics of the country, and its struggle to...
On the ground at Bilderberg 2019, author of Giants: The Global Power Elite
07 Jun, 2019 | 0:59:08 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On this week's edition of the Global Research News Hour radio program, we will explore what is known about the major players behind the scenes who manage and direct world affairs. INdependent journalist Dan Dicks provides us with his observations and experiences covering the 2019 Bilderberg conference in Montreux, Switzerland. Then Professor Peter Phillips, author of the 2018 book 'Giants:...
For week of June 3-10
01 Jun, 2019 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Labour organizers from around the world tell things unions are doing to stop sexual harassment and violence at work - including working towards a proposed International Labor Organization (ILO) Convention on zero tolerance for violence in the workplace and support for workers escaping domestic violence. Talks excerpted from a parallel event around the UN Commission on the Status of Women...
Restriction of Press Freedom, the Blight of Nationalism, and the War in Donbass 5 Years after Maidan
03 May, 2019 | 0:59:08 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On the occasion of the recent election of Volodymyr Zelensky to the Ukraine Presidency, the Global Research News Hour examines some of the undemocratic currents running through the Eastern European country. In the first half hour, Eva Bartlett returns for the second week in a row to elaborate on two recent articles describing the plight of a Ukrainian journalist who...
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