Tag Archives: Latin America

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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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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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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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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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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Neo Liberalism and the relationship to the Prison Industrial Complex

Christian Parenti is an American investigative journalist and author. His books include: Lockdown America: Police and Prisons in the Age of Crisis (2000), a survey of the rise of the prison industrial complex from the Nixon through Reagan Eras and … Continue reading

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​​​​​Charles Boylan on 2017, The Year of Resistance

​​​​​Charles Boylan is a Canadian radio broadcaster and political activist. He is the former producer of Wake up with co-op and currently hosts the program Discussion, on CFRO 100.5FM; a community-run, co-cooperatively-owned, non-corporate radio station broadcasting from Vancouver, British Columbia. … Continue reading

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LINDA MCQUAIG ON HER BOOK THE TROUBLE WITH BILLIONAIRES

​​​​​Linda gives an thorough interview about her new book The trouble with billionaires She touches on issues off philanthropy and academic freedom around controversial donations from corporations like Gold Corp, she offers alternatives to help us implement a more equitable … Continue reading

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