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Marcelo Saavedra on the notion of rights/role of languages and women in paradigm shift thats happening

​​​​​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 need to protect indigenous languages as these languages change how we view the … Continue reading

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Derrick Jensen on hierarchical structures of power and violence in a capitalist society

Sylvia Richardson and author Derrick Jensen make visible the unspoken hierarchical structures of power and violence. Why in a capitalist, patriarchal system violence against women, people of colour and against nature is the norm not the exception.

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Big money in politics with a focus on the BC Elections and the Federal Canadian government

Stuart Richardson co-host of Latin Waves interviews co-founder of Democracy Watch Duff Conacher who is an internationally recognized leader in the area of democratic reform and government accountability, and is Director of GoodOrg.ca Consulting. They speak about big money in … Continue reading

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Solving contemporary issues facing humanity using the wisdom and spirituality of our ancestors

Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Aymara Elder and Professor of Indigenous Studies Marcelo Saavedra-Vargas about solving contemporary issues facing humanity using the wisdom and spirituality of our ancestors. How remembering the stories of the land about living and … Continue reading

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Dr Lund on his book The Great White North? Exploring Whiteness, Privilege and Identity in Education

​​​​​We speak to Dr Darren Lund, Dr. Lund is a Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Calgary, where his research examines social justice activism in schools and communities. Since the 1980s Darren has published over 230 … Continue reading

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DANA LYONS AMAZING AND TIMELY NEW ALBUM THE GREAT SALISH SEA

​​​​​Sylvia Richardson of Latin Waves Interviews Dana Lyons on his latest album the Great Salish Sea, Dana speaks about the need for citizens to protect this pristine coast from Coal, Oil exports and how this is already happening in Oregon … Continue reading

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Michael Albert on the current economic system and need to move to participatory economy

Michael Albert is an American activist, speaker, and writer. He is co-editor of ZNet, and co-editor and co-founder of Z Magazine. He also co-founded South End Press and has written numerous books and articles. Micheal speaks about the structures of … Continue reading

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Kinder Morgan approval, the politics of energy

We interview o​​ne of Vancouver’s best-known environmentalists  Ben West  who is executive director of Tanker Free B.C.  Co-host of Latin Waves Stuart Richardson speaks to Ben about the recently approved expansion of the Kinder Morgan pipeline and what that means … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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