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From the uprising in Chile, a chant heard round the world
24 Feb, 2020 | 0:28:39 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

"The patriarchy is a judge, that judges us for being born, and our punishment, is the violence you don't see.  ... the cops, the judges, the state, the President - the rapist is you." Words from a translation of a chant that is performed in public by masses of women in synchronization, in Santiago, Chile and hundreds of other cities...
conversations with Project Censored, and Media Roots Radio hosts Abby And Robbie Martin
17 Jan, 2020 | 0:59:35 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

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...
Keynote address at 2019 Forum of the World Association for Political Economy
03 Jan, 2020 | 0:59:36 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour radio program features another presentation from the 2019 World Association for Political Economy (WAPE) forum, held in WInnipeg at the University of Manitoba July 19-21. The conference theme this year was 'Class, State and Nation in the twenty-First Century.' Presenter Maria Páez Victor MA, Ph.D. is a Venezuelan–Canadian sociologist, and winner of the Distinguished...
perspectives on the current crisis.
07 Dec, 2019 | 0:59:08 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On this week's Global Research News Hour radio program we hear multiple perspectives on the situation in Bolivia from both inside and outside the country in the hope of getting a more accurate impression of the forces and personalities in play in this troubled nation. Guests include Maine based political journalist and Cuba solidarity activist W.T. Whitney, La Paz based...
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...
Discussing the protests & elections throughout South America with Chossudovsky, Escobar & Schertow
02 Nov, 2019 | 0:59:27 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

From the uprisings in Ecuador to the demonstrations in Chile to the elections in Bolivia, Argentina and Uruguay, tis week's show probes the popular actions against austerity, privatization and other neoliberal policies across South America. Professor Michel Chossudovsky provides a historical context to last month's eruptions, including a recounting of his own recollections from having lived through the 70s era...
Analysts address the myths and realities of Canadian policy ignored by major parties and media
18 Oct, 2019 | 0:59:12 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

With the Canadian federal election just days away, the Global Research News Hour tackles critical issues, particularly foreign policy, not being addressed by the major political parties or the media. In the first half hour, we convene a discussion with Canadian foreign policy critic and author Yves Engler and with anti-war activist Ken Stone about the myths and realities surrounding...
3 guests discuss te revolution, its impacts on the population, and the threat to the imperial powers
04 Oct, 2019 | 0:00:00 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour assesses the historical background and impacts of the 20 year old Bolivarian Revolution with the help of three guests. Maria Páez Victor, a Venezuelan-Canadian, sociologist, and policy analyst, outlines the divisions within Venezuelan society and the role of the Bolivarian Revolution in advancing social justice and welfare in the country. Montreal - based author,...
UN, EU, Guatemala Parliament - women bring new issues to the table
20 Aug, 2019 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Bringing new issues to the political table is a lot of work. Three stories about progress made: (1) On June 21, 2019, the UN's International Labour Organization passed a Convention Against Violence in the World of Work; (2) The very first legislation under the European Pillar of Social Rights: on June 13 2019, a Work-Life Balance Directive was adopted by...
Asylum-seekers and those who help them
10 Jun, 2019 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Producer Melinda Tuhus travelled to Arizona, Mexico, and the desert between to interview refugees and good Samaritans about what asylum seekers are fleeing from, what they face on the trip north, who helps them, and the ordeal of applying for immigration status.
For week of June 3-10
01 Jun, 2019 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Labour organizers from around the world tell things unions are doing to stop sexual harassment and violence at work - including working towards a proposed International Labor Organization (ILO) Convention on zero tolerance for violence in the workplace and support for workers escaping domestic violence. Talks excerpted from a parallel event around the UN Commission on the Status of Women...
Conversations with Yves Engler, Eva Bartlett, and Dimitri Lascaris
26 Apr, 2019 | 0:59:32 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On this week's episode of the Global Research News Hour we continue our examination of the siege against Venezuela with a special emphasis on Canada's role. Our first guest Yves Engler explains Canada's actual motivation for seeking the ouster of the Maduro government. and provides backgrounds on one particular think tank which is advocating a skewed narrative of Venezuela's economic...
Building a counternarrative to financial myths
08 Apr, 2019 | 0:28:46 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Social Protection: Definition, Context, Vision was a panel at the daylong Civil Society Consultation preceding the 2019 meeting of the UN Commission on the Status of Women. In this second of two programs from the panel, the conversation turns to what is being done to shift the financial hegemony that robs communities and countries of the means to protect their...
Discussing NATO and Western imperialism with Mahdi Nazemroaya and Andre Vltchek
05 Apr, 2019 | 0:59:22 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

As the North Atlantic Treaty Organization celebrates its 70th anniversary, the Global Research News Hour takes a more critical look at the 29 member alliance and the agenda it pursues under the pre-text of 'promoting peace and freedom.' Guests include Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, sociologist, geopolitical analyst, and author of The Globalization of NATO; and Andre Vltchek, novelist, film maker, journalist...
Policy Trends in Africa and Latin America
01 Apr, 2019 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Women experts dig into the economic and political issues that affect governments' support for healthcare, cash support for mothers with small children, pensions and social security, especially in African and Latin American countries. Recorded March 10th in New York, at the Civil Society Consultation around the UN Commission on the Status of Women. Panel hosted by NGO-CSW New York. The...
The Clintons, the Canadians, and Westrn NGOs all Complicit in a Never-Ending Tragedy
01 Mar, 2019 | 0:59:33 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On this week's Global Research News Hour, we mark the 15th anniversary of the coup against Haiti's democratically elected president and the foreign occupation. We first hear from Ottawa-based Haitian-Canadian writer and activist Jean St. Vil about some of the geopolitical and historical context of the coup and the violence that followed. We next hear from Canadian foreign policy critic...
An analyst in Caracas talks to Code Pink
17 Feb, 2019 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

CODE PINK is a women-led grassroots organization founded to stop U.S. wars and militarism and support peace and human rights initiatives. In early 2019, as international governments and media began building the case for intervention in Venezuela, Code Pink contacted an experienced analyst on hemispheric affairs. Here are excerpts from that interview, which was streamed live between Los Angeles and...
Live show airing during CKUW FUnd-raising drive.
16 Feb, 2019 | 0:59:31 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's episode was a fund-raiser for CKUW 95.9FM in Winnipeg, the community radio station that hosts the Global Research News Hour radio program. Over the course of an hour, host Michael Welch, along with fellow programmers Scott Price and Kent Davies, and special guests, former CKUW News Director Geoffrey Young and former CKUW Program Director Robin Eriksson build the...
Three guests discuss attempted overthrow of Venezuelan President Maduro
25 Jan, 2019 | 0:59:33 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On a week when the U.S., Canada and other world powers are recognizing an opposition politician and not the democratically elected Nicolas Maduro as the legitimate president of Venezuela, the Global Research News Hour examines the internal and external forces attempting to undermine the democratically elected government of Venezuela, their motives and what the future holds for the Bolivarian Republic....
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