Tag Archives: social change

Coup in Bolivia and the response of the international community

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 recent and ongoing coup in Bolivia, the response of the international community and … 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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Bolivian Coup – Racism and class warfare USA’s imperialism

Latin Waves’ host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Jorge Martin Secretariat of Hands off Venezuela, about the military coup in Bolivia that removed the legitimate elected Indigenous leader Evo Morales. She also comments of the historic marches of over 1 million … Continue reading

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Protests in Chile, Continued resistance in Venezuela and Indigenous uprisings

Dr. Paez is a Venezuelan-Canadian sociologist , she observed firsthand the sweeping changes that were brought about by Chavez’s Bolivarian Revolution. Paez is now retired after teaching sociology at the University of Toronto and working as a consultant. Sylvia speaks … Continue reading

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The struggle to protect water and labor unions in El Salvador

The Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador (CISPES) is a grassroots solidarity organization that has been supporting the Salvadoran people’s struggle for social and economic justice since 1980. Host Sylvia Richardson speaks to CISPES about the new … Continue reading

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The End of Patriarchy: Radical Feminism for Men

Robert Jensen is an emeritus professor in the School of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin, a founding board member of the Third Coast Activist Resource Center, and a member of the team developing Ecosphere Studies at The … Continue reading

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Dr Cajete speaks about the ecology of Indigenous education

Sylvia speaks to author, artist and educator Dr. Gregory Cajete, an elder with of the Tewa Peoples, about the ecology of Indigenous education. Faced with the affects of colonization on the lives of indigenous people, a dominant Euro-centric education system … 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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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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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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