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A Panel Discussion
08 Aug, 2021 | 0:59:35 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week on the Global Research News Hour we present a panel discussion on Meng Wanzhou, the Chinese chief financial officer of Huawei arrested in Canada and facing extradition to the USA. The panel discusses legal developments, the geo-political context, and the rise of anti-Asian hate crimes in Canada. The Cross-Canada Campaign to Free Meng Wanzhou was sponsored by the...
Dmitry Orlov on Putin-Biden visit, Russia-America flashpoints, THE COVID SCARE and more!
10 Jun, 2021 | 0:59:16 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week on the Global Research News Hour, as the determined mindset of President Joe Biden is prepared to clash with Vladmir Putin on supposed human rights issues, we explore some of the elements playing out with respect to each countries actual realities. The Russian-American writer and blogger expands on these issues, the collapse of the American Empire, the Corona...
Fukushima anniversary with Robert Hunziker, Reactor opposition in Canada with M V Ravana
29 Apr, 2021 | 0:59:10 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week on the Global Research News Hour following the 10th anniversary of the destruction of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactors and the 35th anniversary of the demise of Chernobyl, we focus our attention on nuclear power in Canada as it is anticipated as part of a solution to fighting greenhouse gas emissions with so called clean energy. In our...
Conversations with Pepe Escobar and Ken Stone
08 Apr, 2021 | 0:59:14 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

In this edition of the Global Research News Hour we feature an exclusive interview with the writer, geopolitical analyst and investigative journalist Pepe Escobar on some of the more prominent conflicts in the world and on the changes resulting from the novelties of COVID and growing ties among US rivals. We also quiz Ken Stone of Hamilton Coalition to Stop...
Robin Morgan on Clarence Thomas and Ms. Magazine
29 Mar, 2021 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In 1990, Robin Morgan became Editor in Chief of Ms. Magazine and transformed its policies, including making it international and advertising-free. Speaking to a UN Symposium on Sex Stereotyping in Media, October 24, 1991, she tells how impossible it was to get facts on Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas out through mainstream media, and goes on to tell how advertisers...
Greetings and updates from women around the world
08 Mar, 2021 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Bianca Miglioretto shared greetings she collected for the women's program on community Radio LoRa, in Zurich, Switzerland. The greetings include status reports on women's and gender issues in their countries, reports about their activism, and hopes for the future.
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.
Young Climate Feminist Leaders Talk
30 Nov, 2020 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

On September 25, 2020, WEDO (the Women's Environment and Development Organization) hosted a virtual "Radical Futures Roundtable: Young Climate Feminists in Conversation." Panelists from around the world talked about how they came by their radicalism and their expertise, and about their radical visions for the future.
Michel Chossudovsky on collapses of economies, Radhika Desai on politics after the pandemic
23 Oct, 2020 | 0:59:04 |
EN | Michael Welch |

This week's Global Research News Hour examines the Social and economic consequences of major changes resulting from the corona virus and actions designed to contain it. In our first half hour we’ll speak with Professor Michel Chossudovsky about the Social and economic implications of the fight against Covid for labour and small businesses. Then in our second half hour, Professor...
John Helmer on Navalny; Stevan Gojic on Belarus and NATO
18 Sep, 2020 | 0:59:12 |
EN | Michael Welch |

This hour of the Global Research News Hour we showcase recent developments in and around Russia and try to determine if this major power is being put on the defensive as things heat up. WE first speak with journalist John Helmer about the apparent poisoning of Alexei Navalny and whether it is the Russians or the Germans who have some...
Conversations with Anthony Hall, Graeme MacQueen, and Richard Gage
18 Sep, 2020 | 0:59:12 |
EN | Michael Welch |

This episode of the Global Research News Hour examines the question of whether the story of 9/11 continues to have consequences for people 19 years later. My guests include Anthony Hall, who sees the influence of big money which continues right through the COVID crisis. Also, Graeme MacQueen sees the impact on fighting even outside of the Al Qaeda forces....
Part 2- Politics, Work, and Money
31 Aug, 2020 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

25 years ago, the United Nations held its 4th and so far its last World Conference on Women, in China. This is part 2 of a WINGS retrospective on that conference and the issues and politics that surround it.
25th Anniversary of UN 4th World Conference on Women
24 Aug, 2020 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

The conference was held in Huairou and Beijing, China, from August 30th through September 15th, 1995. Issues included in this episode: translation of feminist terms, status of Tibetan delegates, benefits for Chinese women, new officials overturn Women's Committee plans, African women raise environment issues, and a protest by labour over the source of conference bags.
Chossudovsky on new nuclear threat, Greg Mitchell on warping the story in Japan
13 Aug, 2020 | 0:59:00 |
EN | Michael Welch |

This brand new edition of the Global Research News Hour commemorates the 75th anniversary of the one and only use of atomic weapons on the Japanese cites of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Our first interview, academic and scholar Michel Chossudovsky, uses the occasion to highlight how certain nuclear weapons are once again being contemplated for use in conventional warfare. In our...
Safetipin, founded in India, covers 50 cities around the world
10 Aug, 2020 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In 2005, the Jagori Women's Resource Centre in Delhi began to develop a multi-stakeholder research and organizing project for women to evaluate their cities for safety, map the results, and use the data to call publicly for change. As of 2020, the project, now based in Haryana, India, and known as Safetipin, has spread to Latin America, Africa, and much...
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.
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.
Distinguished financial economist discusses IMF, US vs Chinese economic development and more
15 Nov, 2019 | 0:59:10 |
EN | Michael Welch |

On this week’s Global Research News Hour, we showcase a July 2019 interview with financial economist, author and historian Michael Hudson addressing the financial instruments utilized by the United States to retain its post World War II position of dominance on the world stage, and ways in which foreign economies can survive the looming implosion of the U.S. The conversation...
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 |

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...
A labour leader's perspective
03 Nov, 2019 | 0:28:45 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

On June 18th and September 24th, Jiselle Hanna interviewed Carol Ng about the basis and progress of the massive Hong Kong uprising and the role played by both business and workers in making public demands, as well as the prospects of international action.
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