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Maya Adachi and Kota Kimura talk about the work of Japanese Canadians for Social Justice.
12 Jan, 2021 | 0:27:57 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Maya Adachi and Kota Kimura are members of the Toronto-based Japanese Canadians for Social Justice. Scott Neigh interviews them about the group’s origins, its expansive vision of solidarity, and its involvement in struggles on the ground. In 2018, famous Japanese-Canadian poet and novelist Joy Kogawa brought together a number of people that she knew in Toronto to found Japanese Canadians...
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...
Anti-feminist, racist, anti-liberal methodologies of the right
10 Jan, 2021 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

From the WINGS archive: Jean Hardisty's 1999 plenary speech to the US National Women's Studies Association describes the tactics and ideologies of three waves of anti-feminist movements, exemplified by Phyllis Schlaffly, Beverly LaHaye, and Camille Paglia, and concludes by describing the sneaky equality rhetoric of the white-rights movement. She predicted the need for what arose as the Black Lives Matter...
In a remote recording the team discuss the biggest queer news of the week.
10 Jan, 2021 | 0:57:10 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

In this week's show we discuss messy Cadbury creme eggs, the Ru Paul drag races, and the impact of Trump leaving office.
Professor, writer and filmmaker Joel Bakan talks The New Corporation
05 Jan, 2021 | 1:03:50 |
EN | Dan McPeake | Endeavours

Joel Bakan is an academic, university law professor, jazz musician, and filmmaker. In 2003, he co-wrote the documentary film The Corporation, which won over 25 awards internationally. 17 years later, he has written and co-directed a sequel The New Corporation: The Unfortunately Necessary Sequel. Joel talks about the controversial ruling that allowed corporations to be treated as people, minimum wage,...
John Holloway on his book Crack Capitalism
05 Jan, 2021 | 0:28:50 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

John Holloway (born 1947) is a lawyer, Marxist-oriented sociologist and philosopher, whose work is closely associated with the Zapatista movement in Mexico, his home since 1991. It has also been taken up by some intellectuals associated with the piqueteros in Argentina; the Abahlali baseMjondolo movement in South Africa and the Anti-Globalization Movement in Europe and North America. He is currently...
Problems and opportunities for women journalists
04 Jan, 2021 | 0:28:46 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

The advent of COVID added new problems to an already increasingly precarious situation for journalists. More than 600 have been laid off since the start of the pandemic in Kenya alone, and freelancers are especially challenged by things like not having enough money to buy their own PPE. Mwendwa describes what is happening in detail, over a background of her...
Does boyfriend ASMR make you gay? And other news...
02 Jan, 2021 | 0:58:33 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

In this week's dive into queer news they discuss media attention over a redditor's query about whether or not boyfriend ASM makes him gay. We also discuss possible transphobia in Calgary, and same sex washrooms in New York state. 
Souheil Benslimane talks about the work of the Criminalization and Punishment Education Project.
29 Dec, 2020 | 0:28:26 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

[The following is a rebroadcast of an episode of Talking Radical Radio that originally aired in June 2020.] Souheil Benslimane describes himself as a father, a partner, and an illegalized and criminalized migrant who lives on unceded and unsurrendered Algonquin territory (also known as Ottawa). Since his release from prison in 2018, he has been involved in the Criminalization and...
Join Seb and guest Jess as they compete in the BIG Gay Quiz Of The Year.
27 Dec, 2020 | 0:56:43 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

Join Seb and guest Jess as they compete in the BIG Gay Quiz Of The Year. The Quiz looks back at some of the biggest stories covered by the CanQueer team in 2020. This was recorded prior to the lockdown in Ontario.
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...
It's never too early to plan for gardening season. And, what to do with Christmas leftovers
22 Dec, 2020 | 0:30:04 |
EN | Victoria Fenner | Harrowsmith Radio - Make, Grow, Sustain, Share

During this year's strange holiday season, people won't be getting together but there still will be some traditional holiday dinners on the cook. And because there won't be as many people to eat dinner, there will be more leftovers. Harrowsmith food writer Signe Langford has some new ideas about making good use of holiday leftovers. And, in the depths of...
The story of how Canada's National Observer and its people pulled through one infernal year
21 Dec, 2020 | 0:13:35 |
EN | Shaghayegh |

Illness. Financial upheaval. Parenting and lockdown. A podcast about how the people bringing you the news experienced the pandemic.
Episode 194: Interviews with LGBT Chamber of Commerce and Inside Out Festival
20 Dec, 2020 | 0:59:30 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

In this week's episode we are lucky to have interviews with the CGLCC Canada's LGBT2S Chamber of Commerce about a new safe space program, and an interview with the Inside Out Film festival about how they adapted in 2020 to a digital event.
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"...
In this call back to pre-covid days we bring you an interview about being Christian and gay.
15 Dec, 2020 | 0:59:37 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

In this call back to pre-covid days we bring you an interview about being Christian and gay.
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.]
In this week's round up of LGBT news includes a hypocritical Hungarian politician caught compromised
07 Dec, 2020 | 0:58:29 |
EN | The Velvet Studio | CanQueer

In this week's round up of LGBT news includes a hypocritical Hungarian politician caught compromised. We also discuss Chopin, and gay moths in Ireland.
Philosophical discussions presented by VIU and other Canadian students of philosophy, alumni, and au
07 Dec, 2020 | 0:59:10 |
EN | Arbie Fru | The Canadian Philosophy Show

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.
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