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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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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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​​​​​Plain Radical, Living, Loving and learning to leave the Planet Gracefully

Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Robert Jensen on his book Plain Radical, Living, Loving and learning to leave the Planet Gracefully. It’s hard to have hope…What will you tell the generations that come after you’re gone? The young … Continue reading

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The End of Patriarchy: Radical Feminism for Men

Host Sylvia has a lively discussion with Robert Jensen about his newest book. He calls for a radical feminist challenge to institutionalized male dominance; an uncompromising rejection of men’s assertion of a right to control women’s sexuality; and a demand … 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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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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