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Local organic women farmers in India
17 May, 2021 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

The so-called Green Revolution in India increased one measure of "productivity" at the cost of much else, including nutrition, sustainability, loss of biodiversity, and local loss of control. The Green Foundation based in Karnataka state started by encouraging local seed-saving and has built a network of women farmers who also process their own crops locally - improving local nutrition, economy,...
Humanizing education so that it sustains learners in times of chaos
19 Apr, 2021 | 0:28:04 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Latin waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Darren Lund, author of The Great White North? Exploring Whiteness, Privilege and Identity in Education. They speak about humanizing education so that it sustains learners in times of chaos. Resilience and hope are cultivated by actions. Likewise a world with justice is co-created daily by our commitments to act and to cultivate cooperation...
syrian refugee, wheel dance, marginalized communities workshop
09 Apr, 2021 | 0:29:52 |
EN | CJAM-FM Music Department |

this program focuses on disability issues. host Cam Wells will explore all sides of this comparing and contrasting with able bodied life.
The group Parents of Black Children is supporting parents and advocating for Black students.
06 Apr, 2021 | 0:28:13 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Kearie Daniel is a communications and public relations professional who focuses on equity consulting, as well as a podcaster and blogger. She is also a parent advocate and co-founder of the group Parents of Black Children. Scott Neigh interviews her about anti-Black racism in the school system and about how Parents of Black Children is supporting parents and advocating for...
Three voices from Laurentian University, which recently filed for insolvency protection.
30 Mar, 2021 | 0:28:04 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

On February 1, 2021, Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, announced that it was filing for creditor protection under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA). It faces the likelihood of massive program cuts and job losses. Reuben Roth is a labour studies and sociology professor at Laurentian. Katlyn Kotila and Darius Garneau are both fourth-year undergraduate students, Kotila specializing in political...
Farmer Mental Health and Well-Being
30 Mar, 2021 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

You've seen the idyllic images - of strong farmers, looking over their productive fields and healthy stock, lost in thought, with a piece of straw in their mouth and accomplishment overflowing in their hearts. And these images are sometimes accurate, indeed. But sometimes farming can be stressful, lonely, challenging, unprofitable, and more. This week on "Fit to Eat" I talk...
Intangible culture heritage and how it can create tourism opportunities.
19 Mar, 2021 | 0:37:21 |
EN | Bojan Furst | Rural Routes

In this episode, I talk to Dale Jarvis, intangible cultural heritage officer for the province of Newfoundland and Labrador and research associate at the Folklore Department at Memorial University, and Natalie Dignam, a researcher and a broadcaster based in St. John's. We talked about intangible culture heritage along Baccalieu Trail in Newfoundland and how it can create tourism opportunities for...
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.
At the O'Brien Farm with Aaron Rodgers
14 Mar, 2021 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This week on "Fit to Eat: the NL Farm and Food Show" I visit the O'Brien Farm in St. John's, and we head back in time, as well as look forward to the future. Quite the ride. From 1818 to 2020. I talk with Farm Manager Aaron Rodgers about history, heritage, farming, incubators, education, network building, 3-legged stools, a legacy...
Converting laws into actions
01 Mar, 2021 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

At the 63rd United Nations Commission on the Status of Women meetings, Sheila Dallas-Katzman, President of the International Association of Women in Radio and Television, USA chapter, interviews Rita Aciro-Lakor, about how her organization works to try to bring laws and policy about women's equality into practice. Part of the secret is, that they must negotiate with the male leaders.
Great South African organizer claimed by COVID
14 Feb, 2021 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

One of the great organizers of our times, Sizani Ngubane of South Africa, has died of COVID-19. From 1997, here is the first interview she gave to WINGS. She tells of organizing for the ANC as a teenager and young mother, South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Process, the stolen rule by the Inkatha Party in Natal Province, and educating and...
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...
The act of mothering - by mother or another - shapes our brains and our nature
23 Dec, 2020 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Talk by Genevieve Vaughan, at the 2016 conference of the Mothering Institute for Research and Community Involvement in Toronto. Vaughan demonstrates that the act of mothering is unilateral gift-giving, and that an infant's experience of being mothered (whether by biological mother or other) builds both the physical brain and the template of what it is to be human. She further...
Its effects on women's economic development
18 Dec, 2020 | 0:28:43 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Measures taken by the Kenyan government to stop the spread of COVID include imposing a curfew, travel bans, and closing schools. But they've provided no income supplements for small business and workers in the informal sector. Problems to solve include food scarcity, how families make a living, large numbers of idle men, and an increase in sexual violence and "defilement"...
A 21st century guide to sustaining the planet
11 Dec, 2020 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Kate Raworth's address to the Meaning Conference of business people for change, in Brighton, England, in 2017. She explains the framework she has developed for living justly within the means of our planet and gives examples of businesses that are following the model. [Since this talk was recorded, Amsterdam has become the first city to adopt Doughnut Economics.]
with a call to stop rape and an inter-generational feminist discussion
07 Dec, 2020 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

On the International Day Against Violence Against Women (Nov. 25), UN Women's Executive Director delivered a scathing address about her desire to end rape. Also during the 16 Days (ending with World Human Rights Day December 10), UN Women Europe debuted a new podcast series called Generations Talk Gender.
Cam Scott, Irene Bindi, and Daniel Friesen talk about the work of Police-Free Schools Winnipeg.
24 Nov, 2020 | 0:28:05 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Cam Scott, Daniel Friesen, and Irene Bindi are community organizers and members of Police-Free Schools Winnipeg. Scott Neigh speaks with them about the struggle to get police out of Winnipeg schools. In general, middle-class white people tend to experience police as a source of safety. But lots of people not in that category, particularly Black and Indigenous people, tend to...
New Zealand's first woman in Parliament debunked the GDP
23 Nov, 2020 | 0:28:40 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In the film Who's Counting? Marilyn Waring on Sex, Lies and Economics, Waring demystifies the language of economics by defining it as a value system in which all goods and activities are related only to their monetary value. As a result, unpaid work (usually performed by women) is unrecognized while activities that may be environmentally and socially detrimental are deemed...
Wendie Wilson and Rachel Zellars talk about the African Nova Scotian Freedom School.
10 Nov, 2020 | 0:28:34 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Rachel Zellars is an African-American academic, lawyer, and community organizer who has lived in Canada for more than a decade and a half, and in Halifax for the last couple of years. Wendie Wilson is an African Nova Scotian teacher, artist, writer, and community advocate whose family has been in the province for at least eight generations. Scott Neigh interviews...
Essential approaches to fast-encroaching drought
09 Nov, 2020 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In India, water is a women's issue and a woman's burden, but only concerted community action can ensure water for survival as groundwater and lakes dry up. WINGS contributing producer Kalpana Pradhan recorded two highly successful water activists, one rural and one urban. Their projects are large and replicable.
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