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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.
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...
on the origins of Kenya's Green Belt Movement
21 Jun, 2021 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Long before she was a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, biologist Dr. Wangari Maathai came to San Francisco to receive the Goldman Environmental Prize in 1991. There she also gave this address to the Sierra Club, in which she explains the origins, purposes, methodology and political ramifications of the Greenbelt Movement. As of 2021, the Greenbelt Movement says its members have...
Local food sourcing saves people and climate
24 May, 2021 | 0:28:43 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

World traffic in food by massive corporations harms environment, jobs, and health; yields no net change in food availability; and harms jobs and food security everywhere. Hodge calls for prioritizing local food production and distribution and building back local economies.
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...
About the campaign to stop a high-level radioactive waste storage facility in rural Ontario.
09 Feb, 2021 | 0:28:17 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Michelle Stein and Bill Noll are members of Protect Our Waterways – No Nuclear Waste, a group of concerned residents of South Bruce, Ontario, who have come together in opposition to the proposal to put a high-level radioactive waste storage facility in their community. Stein and her husband raise cattle and sheep on their farm, which sits next to the...
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.]
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.
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.
Voices from Manitoba, Colombia, Brazil and east Himalayas on Hydro-power
04 Sep, 2020 | 0:59:32 |
EN | Michael Welch |

This week’s Global Research News Hour features a variety of speakers from a conference on Hydro-impacted communities hosted by Wa Ni Ska Tan. They include speakers from three Manitoba communities, Senator Mary Jane McCallum, speakers from Columbia, Brazil, and feminist political ecologist Deepa Joshi.
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...
The work by the Qualicum Nature Preservation Society to oppose development of wetlands.
26 May, 2020 | 0:27:50 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Ezra Morse is a software engineer and an engineering manager. Ray Woroniak has worked as a wilderness guide and an organic vegetable farmer, and currently is a stay-at-home parent. Both live in Qualicum Beach, a town of about 9000 people on the east coast of Vancouver Island, and they are the president and vice-president, respectively, of the Qualicum Nature Preservation...
Will George (Tsleil-Waututh) talks about his grassroots opposition to the Trans Mountain pipeline.
05 May, 2020 | 0:28:08 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Will George is a member of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation. Their territory, located in and around what is now called "Vancouver," will be directly impacted by the Trans Mountain tar sands pipeline expansion project. Scott Neigh interviews George about the project and about his ongoing grassroots work to oppose it. The fight against Trans Mountain has been one of the most...
Long-time activist Joan Kuyek talks about her new book, Unearthing Justice.
14 Apr, 2020 | 0:27:47 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Joan Kuyek has been involved for decades in struggles related to mining, including serving as the first national co-ordinator of MiningWatch Canada from 1999 to 2008. Scott Neigh interviews her about her lifetime of activism and organizing, and about her new book, Unearthing Justice: How to Protect Your Community from the Mining Industry. Mining is big business, especially in Canada....
Traditional recycling meets new law and methods in Bangalore
30 Mar, 2020 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Documentary covers early and recent recycling initiatives led by women; the 3 primary categories of waste to be segregated; a history of caste discrimination around waste disposal; and the new recycling law in Bangalore, which requires additional household labour.
The complicated history of museums, the Trans Mountain pipeline, and the Acts of Resistance exhibit.
24 Mar, 2020 | 0:28:15 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Sharon Fortney is the Curator of Indigenous Collections and Engagement at the Museum of Vancouver. Scott Neigh interviews her about the complicated colonial history of museums and about the Acts of Resistance exhibit. It features the massive banners designed by Indigenous artists and used in an aerial blockade of tanker traffic in the Burrard Inlet to oppose the Trans Mountain...
About the NOPE Campaign, which opposed the proposed Cochrane Hill gold mine.
28 Jan, 2020 | 0:28:06 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Scott Beaver is the president of the St. Mary's River Association. Chris Hunter is a past president of that organization and he is currently the program director for Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island with the Atlantic Salmon Federation. Scott Neigh interviews them about the NOPE Campaign – it stands for No Open Pit Excavation – against the proposed Cochrane...
2 experts. a Scientist and a Retired UN Worker, share concerns about Wireless radiation and 5G
24 Jan, 2020 | 0:59:05 |
EN | Michael Welch |

This Week's Global Research News Hour radio program further delves into the hazards of wireless and attempts to determine the agendas behind the roll out of the next generation of networks known as 5G. Guests include world renowned research scientist Olle Johansson and former UN staffer, whistleblower and anti 5G campaigner Claire Edwards.
conversations with Project Censored, and Media Roots Radio hosts Abby And Robbie Martin
17 Jan, 2020 | 0:59:35 |
EN | Michael Welch |

This week's Global Research News Hour reviews the news stories from 2019. In the first half hour, Andy Lee Roth of Project discusses the most censored stories of 2018-19 as depicted in the media project's latest publication CENSORED 2020. In the second half hour, Abby and Robbie Martin, co-hosts of Media Roots Radio, join Global Research News Hour co-hosts Michael...
Sewergate - 24 billion litres of sewage released in Hamilton
09 Dec, 2019 | 0:28:58 |
EN | Lawson Hunter | EarthMatters

In July of 2018 it was discovered that over the course of the previous four years 24 billion litres, or over 5 billion gallons, enough to fill 10,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools of raw sewage was allowed to flow into one of the major creeks in the City of Hamilton, Canada. A gate meant to contain the sewage was left open. ...
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