Tag Archives: Canadian Elections

Jensen on the hierarchical structures of power and violence

Sylvia Richardson speaks with Activist and author Derrick Jensen . He makes 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 … Continue reading

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Remembering Rafe Mair, one of BC’s most iconic voices, patriots

On Oct 9th British Columbia lost one of it’s most iconic voices with the passing of Rafe Mair who was a Canadian lawyer, political commentator, radio personality and politician who for the last decade has been working closely with Damien … Continue reading

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Jorge Martin Secretariat of Hands off Venezuela

Latin Waves Host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Jorge Martin Secretariat of Hands off Venezuela about the current threat of invasion, the root causes of the crisis in Venezuela. Also why this moment may prove a catalyst for the advancing of … Continue reading

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Dr Darren Lund on White Privilege, Racial discrimination and the Vegas shooting

Latin waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Darren Lund, author of The Great White North? Exploring Whiteness, Privilege and Identity in Education. the interview explores the nuances of racial discrimination. How it functions especially during tragedies like the Vegas shooting … Continue reading

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A Political Revolution at city hall

​​​​​Jean Swanson has been an anti-poverty and social justice activist for over 40 years in Vancouver and across the country. Swanson is a universally respected figure, and in 2016 she was awarded the Order of Canada, the country’s highest civilian … 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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Finding sustainable paths to coexisting is a call we all must answer

Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speak with Aymara Elder and Professor of Indigenous Studies Marcelo Saavedra about the human journey of cultivating roots and becoming grounded to the life regeneration cycles of mother earth. In a world mired in ecological, … Continue reading

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How will the Liberals respond to Bill C51 , will they just jam the TPP through parliament

Now its time for Justin Trudeau to live up to his words about open and transparent government. Will he engage Canadians about the TPP trade agreement or will he simply jam it through parliament with his majority. Is he going … Continue reading

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Canadian Elections, The TPP, BIll C51 and cell phone rates

Stuart Richardson of Latin Waves interviews David Christopher Communications Manager from Open Media, we have a vigorous discussion about our digital rights as Canadians. We touch on how the TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership) deal may fundamentally change the way the internet … Continue reading

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Canadian Elections, more accountability, ethics and transparency from all political parties,

Duff Conacher, LL.B., is an internationally recognized leader in the area of democratic reform and government accountability. He is a former Ralph Nader’s Raider and he has worked as a researcher, community organizer and educator, legal intern and consultant. A … Continue reading

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