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The conflict in Venezuela is a neocolonial war

Host Sylvia Richardson speaks to Venezuelan-Canadian Sociologist Maria Paez Victor who defines the conflict in Venezuela as a neocolonial war. In this interview we explore the historical revolutionary process of Venezuela of the past 20 years as the people rose … Continue reading

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Raul Burbano speaks about the ongoing Coup attempt in Venezuela and what our role should be

Host Sylvia speaks to Raul Burbano from Common Frontiers about the ongoing Coup attempts in Venezuela, why Venezuela has been singled out and the role of ordinary citizens in holding their governments like Canada accountable when they endorse these illegal … Continue reading

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The US and opposition plan a Coup against democratically elected Government in Venezuela

Host Sylvia Richardson speaks to Jorge Marti secretariat of Hands off Venezuela about recent events in Venezuela that can be seen as setting the stage for Coup in the near future. Venezuela has been under attack from the US since … Continue reading

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Military style attack and removal of The Wet’suwet’en people from their territory by RCMP

Jesse Freeston is a Canadian journalist and filmmaker. His work focuses primarily on social movements in North and Central America, he video journalism is found on the The Real News Network, his work can also be found on jessefreeston.com Host … Continue reading

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Dr Aviva Chomsky on her book They Take Our Jobs and 20 Other Myths about Immigration

Dr Aviva Chomsky is a professor and the coordinator of Latin American Studies at Salem State College. She has previously been a professor at Bates College and a faculty research associate at Harvard University, specializing in the history of Latin … Continue reading

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Marcelo Saavedra on the notion of rights/role of languages and women in paradigm shift thats happening

A professor at Carleton University, Marcelo Saavedra is an Indigenous Bolivian leader and founder of the Bolivia Action Solidarity Network. He speaks to Latin Waves about the need to protect indigenous languages as these languages change how we view the … Continue reading

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DANA LYONS AMAZING AND TIMELY NEW ALBUM THE GREAT SALISH SEA

Sylvia Richardson of Latin Waves Interviews Dana Lyons on his latest album the Great Salish Sea, Dana speaks about the need for citizens to protect this pristine coast from Coal, Oil exports and how this is already happening in Oregon … 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 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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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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