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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…
 
Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Dr. Robyn Hahnel about his latest book Democratic Economic Planning. The hastening pace of global climate change’s human impact of the COVID 19 pandemic, the impact of political and economic hegemony of the capitalistic centre. These are enmeshed systems ” how can we create eco-socialism despite the ra…
 
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…
 
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…
 
Silvia Federici Latin waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Silvia Federici author of Revolution at Ground Zero. The zero point of revolution is our social relations, the violence of capitalism as our primary organizing system has normalized slavery, repression, control, and surveillance of brown and black people. We speak of pandemic but the vi…
 
Latin waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Sociologist Dr. Maria Paez Victor about the Eurocentric attitude in Canada about indigenous issues, how Canada is perceived in the world vs the reality of Canada acting like an empire, how finding hundreds of unmarked graves in Canada has changed the conversation around indigenous issues of justice. Su…
 
Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Dr. Robyn Hahnel about his latest book Democratic Economic Planning. The hastening pace of global climate change’s human impact of the COVID 19 pandemic, the impact of political and economic hegemony of the capitalistic centre. These are enmeshed systems ” how can we create eco-socialism despite the ra…
 
Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Dr. Jarred Ball, about histories of struggle, the importance of remembering our stories. “Is only through struggle we learn to struggle”, he invites us to remember and engage with Black August its history of struggle and connect with the only power capable of creating a path to a future with justice, p…
 
Latin waves host speaks to journalist and author Yves Engler, about Canada and the makings of empire. The quick collapse of the US-backed government in Afghanistan, Canada’s biggest military deployment since World War II, has revealed how little ordinary people should trust Canada’s military, and how urgent it is for people to learn Canada’s histor…
 
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…
 
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…
 
Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with author Justin Podur about the structures of empire. The value transfers that fuel an economic system of inequity and injustice. How laws have been crafted to sustain empire and suppressed democratic processes. Support Latin Waves by becoming a member for as little as $1 per month. https://latinwavesmed…
 
Latin Waves morns the loss of an Icon and good ancestor Glenn Ford from the Black Agenda Report, whenever I feel down or burned out I reenergize myself when I think of the commitment to Justice Glenn Ford had. We aired this interview in 2010, Sylvia Richardson interviews Glen Ford a writer and radio commentator with ‘The Black Agenda Report.’ Glen …
 
Latin waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Jorge Martin secretariat of Hands off Venezuela about Cuba. The UN has declared the USA’s blockade of Cuba illegal 29 times the last vote on June 23 with 182 countries voting against the blockade and only two in support the USA and Israel. Jorge explains how the instead of removing the blockade the USA…
 
Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with journalist Arnold August about the legacy of empire. After more than 100 years of US imperialistic aggression in Latin America, people in the Latin America have learned the habits of empire. Starve the nation with sanctions, make the people scream so they will turn against their own leaders and if that…
 
A professor at Carleton University,Dr Marcelo Saavedra is an Indigenous Bolivian leader and founder of the Bolivia Action Solidarity Network. Host Sylvia Richardson speaks about the mature languages and cultures on Turtle Island, how that thinking challenges the fallacy of individualism in western culture. These are challenging times for everyone, …
 
Latin waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Darren Lund, author of The Great White North? Exploring Whiteness, Privilege and Identity in Education. They speak about humanizing education so that it sustains learners in times of chaos. Resilience and hope are cultivated by actions. Likewise a world with justice is co-created daily by our commitmen…
 
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.…
 
Host Sylvia Richardson speaks to Jorge Marti about social movements in 2020 in both South and North America, how Neo Liberalism and decades of austerity have left powerful capitalism societies unprepared for the pandemic. His views about new President Joe Biden as compared to Donald Trump These are challenging times for everyone, more than ever we …
 
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 (Editorial Jos Mart ) Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with author and journalist Arnold August about the history of imperialism that informs colo…
 
Latin waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Jorge Martin about a global revolution against imperialism and capitalism. Brazil is facing deadly second COVID-19 wave and thousands are dying due to inadequate healthcare system the result of 30 years of Neoliberalism. Yet despite the threat of the violence, people are rising up to fight the plague o…
 
Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Common Frontiers director Raul Burbano, about the up rising in Colombia. From April 28 to May 8, the violent actions of the state security forces resulted in the death of least 47 people, the arbitrary detention of 963 people, 28 victims of eye-related injuries, and 12 victims of sexual violence. In to…
 
Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Yves Engler author of the Black Book of Canadian Foreign Policy. As Israel intensified its occupation over the last decades, it has steadily built settlements, took control of water supplies, and laid its ‘apartheid wall’ and separate road system across the West Bank (with the consequence of severely d…
 
Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Jorge Martin about May Day and the significance for workers in Latin America. The man made virus of Capitalism that has shut down economies worldwide. The militarization of life as the response of governments to the pandemic is bullets to those who clamour for justice. Jorge speaks of the repression of…
 
David Bacon is a photojournalist, author, political activist, and union organizer who has focused on labor issues, particularly those related to immigrant labor. Some of his popular books include, Illegal People, The Right to Stay home and In the fields of the North. Host Sylvia Richardson interviews David Bacon on historic Roots of Inequality, how…
 
Robin Eric Hahnel is Professor of Economics at Portland State University. He was a professor at American University for many years and traveled extensively advising on economic matters all over the world. His latest book is “For the people by the people” a case for participatory economics” Host Sylvia Richardson speaks to Robin about economics and …
 
Host Stuart Richardson interviews Azza Rojbi North African social justice and anti-racism activist, author of the book “U.S. & Saudi War on the People of Yemen” (Battle of Ideas Press, 2019) and secretary of Vancouver’s anti-war coalition Mobilization Against War & Occupation. She is active in the solidarity movement with Latin America and is the c…
 
The current coronavirus pandemic is more than a medical crisis, it is also a political and ideological crisis. It is a crisis deeply rooted in years of neglect by neoliberal governments that denied the importance of public health and the public good while defunding the institutions and decades of austerity. Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks…
 
Host Stuart Richardson interviews Azza Rojbi North African social justice and anti-racism activist, author of the book “U.S. & Saudi War on the People of Yemen” (Battle of Ideas Press, 2019) and secretary of Vancouver’s anti-war coalition Mobilization Against War & Occupation. She is active in the solidarity movement with Latin America and is the c…
 
Latin waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with film maker Jesse Freeston, about the art for social justice. his film Resistencia released in 2015 was a gift to the untold histories of struggled in Central America against imperialism, colonization and the onslaught of neoliberalism for the past 30 years. He speaks of why art is not only essential fo…
 
Latin waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Sociologist Dr. Maria Paez Victor about resistance to empire. The USA continued violence against Venezuela unveils the many faces of USA imperialism political, economic, military and media wars. The people have suffered sanctions intended to starve the people into surrender, coup attempts, blockades, a…
 
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…
 
David Bacon is a photojournalist, author, political activist, and union organizer who has focused on labor issues, particularly those related to immigrant labor. Some of his popular books include, Illegal People, The Right to Stay home and In the fields of the North. Host Sylvia Richardson speaks about how the community and Union organizers came to…
 
Host Stuart Richardson interviews Bruce Gagnon, coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space and publisher of a blog called Organizing Notes. We speak about why Bath Iron Works ship yard (a shipbuilding yard in Maine that builds US Naval destroyers) needs to be converted into a plant that builds Green technology, how…
 
Host Stuart Richardson interviews Bruce Gagnon, coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space and publisher of a blog called Organizing Notes. We speak about why Bath Iron Works ship yard (a shipbuilding yard in Maine that builds US Naval destroyers) needs to be converted into a plant that builds Green technology, how…
 
Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Ellen Brown about a populist revolution to Occupy Wall Street. The story of how using a game-like trading app called “Robinhood” a Reddit social media forum caused GameStop shares to rise up nearly 900% in five days from 2.57 a share to $380 a share on January 27. What happens when average people learn…
 
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…
 
Host Sylvia Richardson speaks to Graham about the thousands of people trying to flee Honduras, how the western media and politicians have let us down by presenting these humanitarian crisis without any context. Never is it mentioned how US and Canadian resource industries are complicit in the suffering of these people, their role in installing repr…
 
Derrick Jensen is an American, anarchoprimitivist, ecophilosopher and radical environmentalist living in Crescent City, California. According to Democracy Now!, Jensen “has been called the poet-philosopher of the ecological movement. Host Sylvia Richardson speaks to Derrick about his latest book Monsters, a collection of fictional tales based on re…
 
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…
 
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, It’s a Matter of Asking. Visit …
 
Sylvia Richardson host of Latin Waves, speaks with Yves Engler about the face of imperialism. President Nicolás Maduro has won a new 6-year term in the election held on December 6, 2020. The United States says it won’t recognize the results and its considering new oil sanctions against Venezuela. In this interview we speak about the nature of imper…
 
Host Sylvia Richardson has a lively discussion with Jorge Marti, secretariat of Hands off Venezuela talks about the election in Venezuela and Latin American policy despite which party rules in the US, recent uprisings in Latin American over the last year, what COVID19 shows us about the global economy and way forward for social movements.…
 
Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks to author Arnold August about colonialism in the 21st century. The role Canadian international policy has taken in Latin America in the ousting of democratically elected governments. And the power of social movements in reimagining a world without imperial powers and colonial plundering.…
 
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…
 
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 spreading ‘democracy’), or tec…
 
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…
 
Latin waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with author Yves Engler about the recent backlash against the film Planet of the Humans. “It should not be controversial to note that the corporate consumption juggernaut is destroying our ability to survive on this planet. From the agriculture industry raising animals to plastic manufacturers’ waste killin…
 
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