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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 ask the old to hope….what will you tell them? Tell them at least what you say to yourself. Tell them we l…
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Bruce Gagnon coordinates the Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space, (http://space4peace.org/) Bruce is a long time Union Organizer and Peace advocate and writers for a blog called Organizing Notes http://space4peace.blogspot.com/ We give updates on the conflict, Russian elections and the state of the politics of Peace in the US an…
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Robert Jensen is a retired professor from 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 Land Institute. Host Sylvia Richardson speaks to Robert about the history of environmental degradation, how capital…
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Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks to Silvia Federici about her latest book: Revolution at Point Zero: Housework, Reproduction, and Feminist Struggle. The struggle to make visible how the Capitalist system depends on the unwaged reproductive labour of women. How the revolution must include both the liberation of men and women from exploitati…
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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 and Washington State. Songs, The Great Salish Sea, The Salmon Come Home, Sometimes, Its a Matter of Asking. Visit w…
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David E. Kirkland is a trans-disciplinary scholar of English and urban education, who explores the intersections among urban youth culture, language and literacy, urban teacher preparation, and digital media. He analyzes culture, language, and texts, and has expertise in critical literary, ethnographic, and sociolinguistic research methods. He has …
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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 to Sister Elizabeth Kelleher, an 85 year old nun with the Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement, we talk about her efforts to stop mo…
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**Encore Christmas Show** 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 fundamentalism (capitalism), moral fundamentalism (of spre…
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Latin waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Dr. Aviva Chomsky, about creating a labour movement for the 21st century. The triumph of Neoliberalism has meant that the state no longer works toward the welfare of its population but rather to improve corporations conditions to profit. She speaks of the changing face of the labour movement, the diver…
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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 Land Institute. Jensens most recent book, The End of Patriarchy: Radical Feminism for Men from Spinifex Press, offe…
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David Bacon explores the human side of globalization, exposing the many ways it uproots people driving them to migrate. He also speaks about how immigration policy makes the labor of those displaced people a crime in the United States. Illegal People explains why current immigration policy produces even more displacement, more migration, more immig…
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**encore show, still relevant today in how we organize our politics, not to get sucked into main stream political messaging with elections coming up** Arnold August has an MA in political science from McGill University. He is an author, journalist and lecturer living in Montreal. He is the author of Democracy in Cuba and the 1997 98 Elections (Edit…
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Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with David E. Kirkland, Vice Dean for Equity, and Community Action at NYU. The responsibility for educator to engage with issues of social justice. ” To create schools that are deserving of our babies”, what inspires him to stay engaged and the need for compassion for each other during struggle. Support Lat…
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In the face of multiple, cascading crises—economic and ecological, political and cultural—it is more important than ever to confront the reality of the threats we face. Based on a calm apocalypticism and a common-sense approach to intellectual life, We Are All Apocalyptic Now offers a framework for understanding our moment in history and the obliga…
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Host Stuart Richardson interviews Tim Black, Tim Black is Americas Most-Watched Black Independent Media in America on the Left. Tim is the host and founder of Coffee with Tim Black, and the nightly, Tim Black Show political shows covering current events, elections and social issues since 2013. They have a lively discussion about Dr Cornel West in t…
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Host Stuart Richardson speaks to Jeffrey about his debut book A Century of Promises which was longlisted for the 2022 Historical Fiction Company annual book awards. He speaks about how the physical environment shaped the historical development of El Salvador and its people. How foreign ownership and poverty divided families creating conflicts until…
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Peter McLaren is the author and editor of over forty-five books and hundreds of scholarly articles and chapters. His writings have been translated into over 20 languages, he is Co-Director of the Paulo Freire Democratic Project and International Ambassador for Global Ethics and Social Justice. Host Sylvia Richardson speaks to Peter about his new co…
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Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Jorge Martin Secretariat of Hands off Venezuela, they talk about climate change, the war in Ukraine between imperial powers. The Uprisings in France over pensions and race riots, and the situation in Niger, large protests in Peru over the ongoing coup gov, large protests in Northern Argentina over Lith…
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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 Argentina; the Abahlali baseMjondolo movement in South Africa and the Anti-Globalization M…
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Latin Waves’ host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Jorge Martin Secretariat of Hands off Venezuela, they speak about the current conflict in Russia, some history of the conflict and how Western powers and now Russia make excuses for imperial wars. How hypocritical it is for our media and the US to condemn some wars but not others. How if we care for p…
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Yves Engler (born 1979) is a Montreal writer and political activist. In addition to seven published books, Engler’s writings have appeared in the alternative press and in mainstream publications such as The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, Ottawa Citizen and Ecologist. His The Black Book of Canadian Foreign Policy book was on a short list for the Queb…
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Host Sylvia Richardson speaks to Author and Journalist Arnold August about the Ukraine crisis, how it will impact Latin America particularly Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela. How we should reject all conflict around the world that involves imperialism either from Russia or the US/NATO, how we need to put traditional party differences aside and build a…
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Bruce Gagnon coordinates the Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space, (http://space4peace.org/) Bruce is a long time Union Organizer and Peace advocate and writers for a blog called Organizing Notes http://space4peace.blogspot.com/ We speak about the major events leading up to this conflict, the role the US and Nato have played behi…
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Marcelo Saavedra **Encore Show from 2018 but still relevant, we are paying tribute to Marcelo Saavedra who showed great generosity towards our show and the world through his actions and teachings, he never gave up in making this world a better place. He will forever live our hearts as a wise ancestor, he passed on Jan 20th, We love you and miss you…
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In Between Capitalism and Community, Lebowitz demonstrates that capitalism contains within itself elements of a different society, one of community. Host Sylvia Richardson speaks to Dr Lebowitz about how capitalism creates accumulation but overlooked is how capitalism also deforms and changes those who work within it. How the communal councils in V…
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Host Sylvia Richardson interviews Jorge Martin Secretariat of Hands off Venezuela, he speaks about the strikes in France, how the working class is refusing to accept the undemocratic methods of the French gov, how inflation has caused large strikes in the UK and Germany. How we are beginning to see a collapse of the banking industry as US and Swiss…
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Dr Vandana Shiva has been researching the impact of GMO Foods for the past 20 years, she speaks to Latin Waves about her latest book Soil not Oil. And the need for society to stand together against the corporations This Interview first aired in 2010, you can see how important her message still is today. Support Latin Waves by becoming a member for …
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Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Dr. Robert Jensen about cultivating the ability to persevere as we face a death cult. Activating multiple crisis, social, economic and ecological. We must become restless and relentless as we make the world by action. Being restless as we ask questions we may not have answers for, yet… in our wrestling…
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Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Jorge Martin Secretariat of Hands off Venezuela, in this 2023 checkup we speak about the attempted insurrection in Brazil, the ongoing coup in Peru and its resistance. NATO and its proxy war in Ukraine, how US capitalism and imperialism go hand in hand, and most importantly how to engage against the de…
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Host Stuart Richardson interviews Arnold August he is a Montreal based author of three books on the us, Cuba, Latin America, as a journalist, he appears regularly on teleSur and Press TV commenting on international geopolitical issues. And as a contributing editor for The Canada Files and his articles are published worldwide in English, French, and…
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Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Jorge Martin Secretariat of Hands off Venezuela, they speak about the Ongoing Coup in Peru, how it came about and how the people are courageously struggling against it. How as a international community we should stand up in solidarity. Support Latin Waves by becoming a member for as little as $1 per mo…
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BRANDI MORIN is an award-winning Cree/Iroquois/French multimedia journalist from Treaty 6 territory in Alberta. Among her many awards over a decade of reporting on Indigenous oppression in North America, she won the 2021 Edward R Murrow Award in the Feature Reporting category for The stench of death: On Canada’s Highway of Tears. two National Nativ…
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Robin Hahnel is a Professor Emeritus from American University in Washington DC where he taught for thirty-three years. During the past fourteen years he taught as a Visiting Professor at Portland State University, Lewis and Clark College, and Willamette University in Oregon. Host Sylvia speaks to Dr Hahnel about the war in Ukraine vs spending prior…
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Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with film maker/Journalist Kevin Pina about Haiti and the recent waves of protests against another invasion The 2004 coup that removed the democratically elected president Jean Bertrand Aristide now marks over two decades of invasion in Haiti. The ongoing occupation of Haiti by USA, Canada, France and Brazi…
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Host Stuart Richardson interviews Bruce Gagnon, co-founder and coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space, he fights the reach of corporate greed into space. We give a historical perspective on the Russia/Ukraine conflict, how events escalated since 2014 and how/why the US/NATO is prolonging this war. the US is not…
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Yves Engler is a Montréal-based activist and author who has published 12 books including his latest Stand on Guard For Whom? A People’s History of the Canadian Military. They speak about Haiti in historical and current context, Haiti was the first country to liberate itself from slavery , the only successful country to do so in human history. In 20…
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Host Sylvia Richardson interviews HOV Secretariat Jorge Martin , they do a check up on the 2022 conditions in Latin America since the pandemic. The three significant events in Latin America this year, the Columbian election , the general strike in Ecuador and the vote on the new constitution in Chile. Also take note of elections in Brazil later thi…
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Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Dr. Aviva Chomsky, about the structured violence of empire. We are now in the grip of one of the worst economic crises in the history of modern capitalism. Millions displaced by hunger, military violence and ecological destruction that puts them in the eye of multiple storms. Aviva Chomsky’s latest boo…
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Robert Jensen is professor emeritus of journalism at the University of Texas in Austin and collaborates with the Ecosphere Studies program at The Land Institute. Host Sylvia speaks to Dr Jensen on his newest book “An Inconvenient Apocalypse: Environmental Collapse, Climate Crisis, and the Fate of Humanity.” How we come to terms with the fact that t…
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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 world. He challenges the western notion of rights and how the paradigm shift that’s taking place…
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