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Indigenous Women Rising
13 Jul, 2020 | 0:28:55 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

It was 1920 when the first international oil corporation entered the Amazon region. The struggle against destructive extractive industries has been passed down from generation to generation among peoples of the rainforest, meeting violence not only from the industries, but also governments and the church. They sometimes achieve remarkable victories, and they are determined to sustain their culture and way of...
Protests rejecting the Right
10 Jul, 2020 | 0:28:46 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Slovenia is a social democracy that was the first to secede from the Yugoslav Federation. It has relatively good conditions for women, including abortion legalized in its Constitution. Just after COVID-19 arrived there this spring, its Parliament changed hands without an election, from a neoliberal-headed coalition to one led by a right-wing proto-fascist ally of Hungary's Orban. Angry members of...
How her image became an offense
22 Jun, 2020 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In 2020, Quaker Oats announced it would remove Aunt Jemima from its syrup and pancake mix brands. This was the culmination of a struggle begun in the 1960s by the NAACP. Professor Robinson researched the history of Aunt Jemima, and of Edith Wilson, the actress who portrayed the character (and who was related to the model for Harriet Beecher Stowe's...
From the WINGS archive (1993), and still good advice
18 May, 2020 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Renowned cultural critic and feminist theorist bell hooks gave the keynote address at the 12th annual conference of the Texas Council on Family Violence on October 13, 1993. Her talk, full of personal anecdotes, analyzed connections among racism, sexism, rage, and violence, both in media and in life. She states that we cannot stop violence without confronting the belief that...
Grassroots organizing vs oligarchy in El Salvador
01 Dec, 2019 | 0:28:45 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Marta Benavides's parents were an indigenous healer and a bureaucrat. She grew up Catholic, was recruited to the Baptists, and came to her own theology, which recognizes love as a force and rejects hierarchy. She talks about her life, about her country El Salvador, and about the global forces that can only be opposed by community and an understanding of...
Diana Kilmury and the Teamsters
01 Dec, 2019 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Labor unions are starting to gain more recognition internationally as a legitimate element of a functioning economy. To be effective for their members, they must also be democratic. In this interview from 1996, the year a movie on her life was released, Kilmury explains the internal struggle for democracy in the Teamsters, and what a union can negotiate for its...
A gender education program aims at inculcating respect
11 Nov, 2019 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Equality and respect for all humans regardless of gender or gender expression is a teachable subject, especially if it starts young. That is the premise of the Dear Boys project started by Swati Sengupta. She describes how it started, how it is taught, and its effects to WINGS contributing producer Kalpana Pradhan, who also adds additional sound and supporting interviews.
The unwaged work of getting unwaged work counted
22 Aug, 2019 | 0:28:50 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

As de Beauvoir points out, women's unwaged work is about half the work in the world, but it isn't included in economic accounting. Margaret Prescod describes decades of unwaged work by women activists within the UN system to get a declaration that this work should be accounted for. Among other benefits of measuring it would be to show how structural...
Winning abortion rights in the USA - a history
21 Aug, 2019 | 0:57:27 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

WINGS #22- and #23-19 comprise a two-part radio documentary adapted from the film From Danger To Dignity: The Fight for Safe Abortion, directed and narrated by Dorothy Fadiman.
NABJ panel: Power, Is It a Sexual Thing?
17 Jun, 2019 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

At the (US) National Association of Black Journalists' 1991 conference, a panel of powerful women journalists and scholars discussed the relationship of gender and race to a variety of different types of power.
Mistaking discomfort for violence is an error of our times
20 Aug, 2018 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Excerpts from a talk in Vancouver by Sarah Schulman, author of the book Conflict Is Not Abuse: Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility, and the Duty of Repair.
UFO Talk Show
23 Feb, 2018 | 0:57:16 |
EN | Mark O'Connor | The Probe

Bob, Ed and Mark tackle the Whitley Streiber books Communion and Transformation chronicling his abduction experience, and then delve into the Star Trek Deep Space Nine episode Little Green Men which takes on the Roswell mythology. Musical selections from SIRR.
UFO Talk Show
15 Feb, 2018 | 0:57:52 |
EN | Mark O'Connor | The Probe

In Episode 7 Bob, Ed and Mark talk about various themes that emerge in ufology - gov't secrecy and disinformation, back engineering of alien technology as the source of modern technology, abductions done for the purpose of obtaining human dna, including reports of alien sexual encounters. And the threesome geek out over their favourite X-Files episodes including Jose Chung, Musings...
Recalling the media critic's work on media distortion and the 'manufacture of consent.'
01 Dec, 2017 | 0:59:29 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On this week's broadcast of the Global Research News Hour, we pay tribute to noted media critic and anti-war activist, and U.S. foreign policy dissident Edward Herman, on the occasion of his recent passing. Guests include in order of appearance, the writer, journalist and broadcaster Stephen Lendman, Jeff Cohen, founder of Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR), Writer and broadcaster...
CanQueer considers possibilities of gender expression through the medium of anime.
19 Oct, 2017 | 0:58:37 |
EN | The Velvet Studio |

Jake and Sebastien consider different depictions of gender presentation through the lens of some of their favourite weird anime and manga.
Work- Home - Harassment - Joy: The complex lives of women in media
07 Aug, 2017 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Eight journalists from Cameroon at various stages in their careers describe the hard work, challenges, and personal conflicts they have dealt with to be women in media and freely offer advice to the next generation.
Conversations with John Schertow and Yves Engler on Media in Canada
07 Oct, 2016 | 0:59:26 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

Discerning consumers of the news media are attentive to the fact that the mainstream press presents a distorted picture of reality in the service of major corporate and government interests. While Canadians may be familiar with the idea of U.S. media “manufacturing consent” they may not be quite so familiar with the sophistication of the propaganda apparatus within their own...
actress Jodelle Ferland, neuroscientist Marc Lewis. Music: Sheepdogs
10 Aug, 2015 | 0:57:25 |
EN | Dan McPeake | Endeavours

Jodelle Ferland is an actress who has appeared in such films as Tideland and The Twilight Saga: Eclipse. Her new TV Series is "Dark Matter", which caused her to go to Comic-Con for the first time in July. It airs Friday nights on Space Marc Lewis is a neuroscientist and author whose book is "The Biology of Desire: Why Addiction...
It's worse than David vs Goliath, but the struggle continues
22 Jun, 2015 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden |

How does concentration of media ownership harm us, and where does the struggle against it stand today? Kellia Ramares-Watson interviews Tracy Rosenberg.
Guests discuss inpacts of Concentration of media ownership in Canada and the US
22 May, 2015 | 0:59:19 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour focuses on the phenomenon of concentration of media ownership and how that serves to distort public discourse and by extension the fabric of our democracy. We start with Mel Hurtig, a prominent former bookseller, publisher, and outspoken Canadian Nationalist, and author of several books including The Vanishing Country, Pay the Rent or Feed the...
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