Newcomb speaks about his book Pagans in the Promised Land

​​​​​Steven Newcomb speaks about his book Pagans in the Promised Land which decodes the hidden Old Testament religious basis of the doctrine of discovery as it relates to federal Indian law and policy.

Steven T. Newcomb,indigenous law research coordinator for the Sycuan Band of the
Kumeyaay Nation, uses extensive research to argue that the United States cannot achieve a true separation of church and state so long as US federal Indian law and policy are premised on the religious categories “Christian people” and “heathens.

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Is Housing a human right or just another commodity in the Neo Liberal market place

Host Stuart Richardson interviews long time housing advocate/activist Ivan Drury, we speak about the large scale gentrification project going on in the Burnaby Metrotown area where thousands of low income tenants face reno-viction as their affordable homes get bulldozed for high priced condo developments.

How this story is unfolding in big cities all across North American and how investors only see homes as another commodity to flip leaving renters with limited options, many becoming homeless or living in precarious housing arrangements.

We speak about how all levels of government and political stripes have abandoned this community preferring to favor developer interests. How this problem manifests in a Neo-Liberal capitalist market place and how only more radical view of a people first based community must take form.

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Neo Liberalism and the relationship to the Prison Industrial Complex

Christian Parenti is an American investigative journalist and author. His books include: Lockdown America: Police and Prisons in the Age of Crisis (2000), a survey of the rise of the prison industrial complex from the Nixon through Reagan Eras and into the present; The Soft Cage: Surveillance in America From Slavery to the War on Terror (2003), a study of surveillance and control in modern society. The Freedom: Shadows and Hallucinations in Occupied Iraq (2004), is an account of the US occupation in Iraq.His most recent book is Tropic Of Chaos: Climate Wars and the New Geography Of Violence (2011), Parenti has also reported from Afghanistan, Iraq, Venezuela, Bolivia, Ivory Coast and China.

Dr Parenti engages in a lively discussion about the rise of Neo Liberalism that replaced Keynesian economics and the relationship to the Prison Industrial Complex

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​​​​​FRANCES MOORE LAPPE on her book “Getting a Grip”

Musical intro by Normadic Massive followed by Francis on her book “Getting a Grip” Clarity, Creativity and Courage for the World We Really Want. This fresh, original work affirms readers basic sanity their intuition that it is possible to stop grasping at straws and to grasp instead the real roots of todays crises. Drawing on the latest findings in psychology and anthropology, it provides a new framework for thinking about fear, power, democracy and hope itself.

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​​​​​Suzanne Kyra on balance in our personal and professional life

With over 20 years of experience, Suzanne Kyra, M.A., Registered Clinical Counsellor, is a highly regarded counsellor with offices in West Vancouver and Coquitlam. She is also an international empowerment speaker, CEO of Living Big Events, and an award winning author of “Welcome Home to Yourself”

Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Suzanne Kyra about healthy relationships. The importance of balance in our personal and professional life in attaining satisfaction and meaningful suc

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​​​​​Charles Boylan on 2017, The Year of Resistance

Charles Boylan 

​​​​​Charles Boylan is a Canadian radio broadcaster and political activist. He is the former producer of Wake up with co-op and currently hosts the program Discussion, on CFRO 100.5FM; a community-run, co-cooperatively-owned, non-corporate radio station broadcasting from Vancouver, British Columbia. Boylan has also run for political office federally and provincially as a representative of the Marxist “Leninist Party of Canada and People’s Front respectively.

We speak about the upcoming year 2017 which Charles coins the “The Year of Resistance”, we speak about the struggles and challenges ahead and the hard work that needs to be done to realize the new horizon where ordinary people get together and  chart their own future taking back power from the monopoly interests, a bright future where the working class rises up with communities of interest to deal with the issues of our time, real action on the environmental, social and democratic crisis can be accomplished when we work together. A most importantly how to create an anti war government that respects human dignity with social love for our brothers and sisters.

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LINDA MCQUAIG ON HER BOOK THE TROUBLE WITH BILLIONAIRES

​​​​​Linda gives an thorough interview about her new book The trouble with billionaires She touches on issues off philanthropy and academic freedom around controversial donations from corporations like Gold Corp, she offers alternatives to help us implement a more equitable tax system instead of the discredited neo liberal agenda currently in place

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Silvia Federici about her latest book: Revolution at Point Zero

Silvia Federici

Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks to Silvia Federici about her latest book: Revolution at Point Zero: Housework, Reproduction, and Feminist Struggle. The struggle to make visible how the Capitalist system depends on the unwaged reproductive labour of women. How the revolution must include both the liberation of men and women from exploitation. She speaks of the challenges, victories and alternatives. Silvia Federici is a feminist writer, teacher, and militant. In 1972, she was cofounder of the International Feminist Collective, which launched the Wages for Housework campaign internationally.

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John Holloway on his latest book “Crack Capitalism”

AntiCapFJohn 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 a teacher at the Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences at the Autonomous University of Puebla.

John Holloway author of “Crack Capitalism” and “Changing the world without Taking Power” speaks of the role of the individual in perpetuating a system based on capital and consumption. As John puts it, the question we should be asking is Not how do we defeat capitalism but Why do we keep reproducing it everyday

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The End of Patriarchy: Radical Feminism for Men

theendofpatriarchyfHost Sylvia has a lively discussion with Robert Jensen about his newest book.

He calls for a radical feminist challenge to institutionalized male dominance; an uncompromising rejection of men’s assertion of a right to control women’s sexuality; and a demand for an end to the violence and coercion that are at the heart of all systems of domination and subordination.

The End of Patriarchy makes a powerful argument that a socially just society requires no less than a radical feminist overhaul of the dominant patriarchal structures.

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