Tag Archives: Latin America

Anniversary of the attempted coup in Venezuela

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has supplied, since 2017, over 467 million dollars to the Venezuelan opposition for what they falsely call “humanitarian aid,” On this interview Host Sylvia Richardson talk with Dr. Maria Paez Victor about the … Continue reading

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Canadian Imperialism from Venezuela to Bolivia to the Wet’suwet’en

Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with journalist Arnold August about Canada’s imperialist campaign to recognize Juan Guaidó, a man who self-declared himself president of Venezuela in February 2019. Canada’s involvement in the failed attempted coup to oust democratically elected … Continue reading

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Dr David E. Kirkland, Transforming the world with more inclusive education methods

David E. Kirkland is a trans-disciplinary scholar of English and urban education, who explores the intersections among urban youth culture, language and literacy, urban teacher preparation, and digital media. He analyzes culture, language, and texts, and has expertise in critical … Continue reading

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The Obligation of Stories

Métis leader Jim Brady and Cree councilor Abbie Halkett disappeared in 1967 while on a prospecting trip in northern Saskatchewan by Lower Foster Lake. As both were outspoken activists for their communities–Brady, in particular, was considered radical–many don’t believe that … Continue reading

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Hohn Holloway on his book Crack Capitalism

John 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 … 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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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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Venezuela check up , UN meeting and crisis in Ecuador

Host Sylvia Richardson speak to Jorge Martin secretariat of Hands off Venezuela about the ongoing coup attempt in Venezuela and the resilience of the Venezuelan people. How imperialism has impacted the region and how the people in Ecuador are resisting recent … Continue reading

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Canada’s role in Venezuela and what is called the Trudeau doctrine

Yves Engler is a Montréal-based activist and author. He has published ten books, his most recent is Left, Right — Marching to the Beat of Imperial Canada, Host Sylvia Richardson speaks to Yves about Canada’s role in Venezuela and what … 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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