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Coup in Bolivia and the response of the international community

A professor at Carleton University, Marcelo Saavedra is an Indigenous Bolivian leader and founder of the Bolivia Action Solidarity Network. He speaks to Latin Waves about the recent and ongoing coup in Bolivia, the response of the international community and … Continue reading

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The implications of the new NAFTA deal

Host Sylvia speaks to Raul Burbano from Common Frontiers regarding the new NAFTA agreement being pushed by the Trump administration. How these agreements subvert democratic rule, weaken worker and environmental rights and how they are related to the mass migration … Continue reading

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Bolivian Coup – Racism and class warfare USA’s imperialism

Latin Waves’ host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Jorge Martin Secretariat of Hands off Venezuela, about the military coup in Bolivia that removed the legitimate elected Indigenous leader Evo Morales. She also comments of the historic marches of over 1 million … Continue reading

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Protests in Chile, Continued resistance in Venezuela and Indigenous uprisings

Dr. Paez is a Venezuelan-Canadian sociologist , she observed firsthand the sweeping changes that were brought about by Chavez’s Bolivarian Revolution. Paez is now retired after teaching sociology at the University of Toronto and working as a consultant. Sylvia speaks … Continue reading

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The struggle to protect water and labor unions in El Salvador

The Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador (CISPES) is a grassroots solidarity organization that has been supporting the Salvadoran people’s struggle for social and economic justice since 1980. Host Sylvia Richardson speaks to CISPES about the new … Continue reading

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A discussion about the Canadian election and party platforms

Tom parkin is a frequent colomist/freelance journalist on Canadian politics, he is host of Game Changers podcast. Host Stuart Richardson speaks to Tom about the current Canadian election platforms and policy of each party. We focus on the environment , … Continue reading

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Dr Aviva Chomsky on her book They Take Our Jobs and 20 Other Myths about Immigration

Dr Aviva Chomsky is a professor and the coordinator of Latin American Studies at Salem State College. She has previously been a professor at Bates College and a faculty research associate at Harvard University, specializing in the history of Latin … Continue reading

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Universal Basic Income, Green New Deal and Public Banking

Ellen Brown has written what will become one of THE most important books of our time. She eloquently educates us on how the democratization of money is the very foundation of a free society in her book Web of debt, … Continue reading

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Arriving at Oneness Through Food

Host Sylvia Richardson interviews Wayne Roberts on how traditional customs around food can bridge division in our society. There is a growing understanding of the importance of a “whole of government” approach and an inclusive “whole of society” perspective on … Continue reading

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Derrick Jensen on his New Book Monsters

Derrick Jensen is an American, anarchoprimitivist, ecophilosopher and radical environmentalist living in Crescent City, California. According to Democracy Now!, Jensen “has been called the poet-philosopher of the ecological movement. Host Sylvia Richardson speaks to Derrick about his latest book Monsters, … Continue reading

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