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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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Sister Elizabeth Kelleher speaks about the moral need to build social housing

​​​​​**This interview aired in 2011 and is still relevant today, Sister Kelleher passed on Aug 16 2013 and her life continues to be an inspiration to all***Gives us all something to think about at this time of year** We speak … 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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