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For weeks of September 20 and 27, 2021
14 Sep, 2021 | 0:57:29 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

30 years ago in Miami, 1500 women from 80 countries came together. They held a tribunal and a think tank to plan for sustainability of life on earth, forming demands for the UN Rio Summit on Environment and Development. Now everyone seeing the disaster they predicted and may be ready to adopt the measures they prescribe.
Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor – Black Liberation
13 Sep, 2021 | 0:57:01 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

The widespread protests in the wake of the murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor marked a new chapter in the struggle for Black liberation. What would constitute Black liberation? Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor says it’s about self-determination. “Can we make decisions free of economic coercion? Can we make decisions that are truly free? That to me is what liberation would be....
Have you ever heard of Roost­er Town?
02 Sep, 2021 | 0:29:48 |
EN | UMFM Music Department | Prairie Design Lab

Have you ever heard of Roost­er Town? Most haven’t. It was a Win­nipeg neigh­bour­hood that was home to 250 Métis peo­ple between 1900 & 1960. That is until the city forced every­one out to make room for the build­ing of Grant Park Shop­ping Cen­tre and High School. Was it racism or urban devel­op­ment, and what were the con­se­quences? Prairie Design...
John Sylliboy talks about the work of the Wabanaki Two Spirit Alliance.
24 Aug, 2021 | 0:28:12 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

John Sylliboy is Mi’kmaq and he grew up as part of Esaksoni and Millbrook First Nations in Nova Scotia. He is also the acting executive director of the Wabanaki Two Spirit Alliance, an organization that brings together Two-Spirit people in Wabanaki territory through a framework based on the Peace and Friendship Treaty, to engage in knowledge sharing, research, capacity building,...
Dr. Samir Shaheen-Hussain talks about the history and current reality of medical colonialism.
17 Aug, 2021 | 0:28:26 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

[The following is a rebroadcast of an episode of Talking Radical Radio that was originally broadcast in the first week of March 2021.] Samir Shaheen-Hussain is a pediatric emergency physician who practices in Montreal and an assistant professor in the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University. He also played a central role in the #aHand2Hold campaign, which won a victory...
Figures pay respects to the recently deceased legend
08 Aug, 2021 | 0:59:16 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week on the Global Research News Hour, we profile the life and legacy of the veteran journalist, anti-imperialist and executive director of Black agenda Report, Glen Ford. Joining up over the course of the 60 minute program, we will read part of a write-up by Margaret Kimberley, hear Jared Ball's commemoration, and listen to interviews with Ajamu Baraka, Ann...
An organizer of and two contributors to the *Our Climate, Our Stories* project talk climate change.
03 Aug, 2021 | 0:28:12 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Areej Riaz is one of the key organizers behind Our Climate, Our Stories, a new book that collects essays, stories, and poems related to the climate crisis written by Black, Indigenous, and racialized youth from across Canada. Faith Edem and LJ Prabaharan are both contributors to the volume. Scott Neigh interviews them about the climate crisis, about the importance of...
Reviewing the role of the FBI and NYPD in the death of Malcolm X
29 Jul, 2021 | 0:59:35 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This episode of the Global Research News Hour turns its attention to the murder of the celebrated freedom movement leader, and advocate for racial justice, Malcolm X! It examines the background and the circumstances that permitted the FBI, the CIA, and the New York Police Department unprecedented interest in surveilling this man eventually leading to an orchestrated death. Our guest...
Jim DiEugenio takes us through the execution, the conspiracy and the cover-up of MLK's murder
22 Jul, 2021 | 0:59:00 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This episode of the Global Research News Hour turns its attention to the murder of the celebrated freedom movement leader, civil libertarian and champion of peace Martin Luther King. It examines the impossibility of his murder by James Earl Ray, the cover-up of what really happened and a look at what motivated certain figures to eliminate him. Our guest is...
Vanessa Hartley talks about responding to environmental racism in Shelburne, Nova Scotia.
13 Jul, 2021 | 0:28:13 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Vanessa Hartley is 21 years old and an eighth generation Black Loyalist descendent. She is the chair of the South End Environmental Injustice Society (SEED). And she is a resident of Shelburne, a town of about 1200 people on the southwest coast of Nova Scotia. Scott Neigh interviews her about the town, about environmental racism, and about the work of...
Lani Guinier deconstructs meritocracy
12 Jul, 2021 | 0:28:50 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In 2019, the FBI broke up a criminal conspiracy to guarantee rich kids entrance to prestigious universities. But traditional ways the admissions system is biased are not against the law. In this 1995 speech to the Commonwealth Club of San Francisco, Guinier exposed how biased criteria perpetuate class privilege in law school admissions, employment, and other opportunities.
Outside the country, but connected - and they care
05 Jul, 2021 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In the premier edition of the podcast version of her radio show HotSeat, Violet Gonda interviewed Thandiwe Newton, filmstar and human rights activist. Some highlights of the one-hour interview are excerpted in this program.
Analysts review facts and implications around genocide and residential schools
17 Jun, 2021 | 0:59:14 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

Today on a special episode of the Global Research News Hour, as increasing numbers of Canadians wake up to the reality of the horrors that took place in the residential school system, we hear multiple perspectives about what it all means for the survivors, for settlers, for the foundation of the building of this country and for the prospects of...
The case for solidarity
02 May, 2021 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

The late Leslie Feinberg gave this rousing and reasoned plenary speech at the 1995 US National Women's Studies Association conference in Oklahoma City, calling for unity in struggle across apparent divides of sex, class, race, and gender expression.
Jeffery Robinson - The South, Slavery & the Lost Cause
19 Apr, 2021 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

The Lost Cause is rooted in the South’s search for justification and the need to find a substitute for victory in the Civil War. In attempting to deal with defeat, the South created an image of the war as a noble epic fought by brave men. The war, the mythology goes, wasn’t about preserving slavery it was about Southern values....
For violence at home and within the force
19 Apr, 2021 | 0:28:45 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Two interviews from Women on the Line converge on the problem of police sexist and racist misconduct and its toleration by the system.
Texas style
12 Apr, 2021 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

While US House Bill 1 "For the People" languishes in the Senate, 47 out of 50 state legislatures have considered or passed new voter restrictions. From the WINGS archive: women at the Texas Democratic Women's Convention of 2016 describe the mechanisms of voter suppression and their uphill battle to stop it. Updated April 11, 2021.
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...
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...
Survivors of Japanese incarceration during WWII
21 Mar, 2021 | 0:28:40 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Voices of Japanese American women elders are heard mainly inside their own communities and families. They hold the memories of a painful past that criminalized and removed them officially from their existence as “Americans” by President Franklin Roosevelt in his Executive order 9066 on February 19, 1942. The elders re-tell their experiences of incarceration and transformation and connect those to...
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