Tag Archives: Latin America

David Bacon, Current Immigration under Trump

David Bacon is a photojournalist, author, political activist, and union organizer who has focused on labor issues, particularly those related to immigrant labor. He has written several books and numerous articles on the subject. His most recent book is In … Continue reading

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Cuba-U.S. Relations: Obama and Beyond

Arnold August has an M.A. in political science from McGill University, Montreal, where he resides. His books include Cuba and Its Neighbours: Democracy in Motion, Cuba-U.S. Relations: Obama and Beyond . An accomplished journalist, he contributes articles in English and … Continue reading

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John Holloway on his latest 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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​​​​​Suzanne Kyra on her book “Welcome Home to Yourself”

Suzanne Kyra is a registered clinical counselor and has been a therapist in Vancouver for over 30 years, Suzanne Kyra is a Gold Benjamin Franklin award recipient for the book Welcome Home To Yourself which she co-created with her son. … Continue reading

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A tribute to Eduardo Galeano , he passed on April 13, 2015

A tribute to Eduardo Galeano , he passed on April 13, 2015, this interview originally aired Sep 2009 but still relevant today. Eduardo Galeano , Poet and prolific author of several books including his famous Open Veins of Latin America … Continue reading

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Is Capitalism compatible with the worlds great religions

Latin waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Robert Jensen about our “dead culture” of state Fundamentalism. Jensen says that absolute beliefs that ignore life’s complexities are used to support the politics of empire. He gives examples of these, including market … Continue reading

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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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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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