John Holloway on his 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 Argentina; the Abahlali baseMjondolo movement in South Africa and the Anti-Globalization Movement in Europe and North America. He is currently a teacher at the Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences at the Autonomous University of Puebla.

John Holloway author of Crack Capitalism and Changing the world without Taking Power speaks of the role of the individual in perpetuating a system based on capital and consumption. As John puts it, the question we should be asking is Not how do we defeat capitalism but Why do we keep reproducing it everyday

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Ukraine, USA , Imperial Wars and the only way to stop them is a system class analysis

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 peace we must do the hard work of agitating for a new kind of system beyond capitalism.

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Canadian colonial history and war in Ukraine

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 Quebec Writers’ Federation Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-Fiction along with two other books.

Host Sylvia speaks to Yves about the historic role of Canadian foreign policy and its current role in the world in places like Ukraine .

Music by David Rovics We are Everywhere

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Unpacking Ukraine Crisis and how it relates to Latin America

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 better world. We need to put aside our Empire Building MSM and work together to create something sustainable.

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Update on the Ukraine Conflict, origins and moving forward with Peace

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 behind the scenes. We speak about the Odessa massacre that happened in 2014 which is never spoken about in the MSM. How the Peace movement is not large enough in the US and Canada due to the “party before principles people”
How we need to find some courage and a heart to fight for Peace while we still can

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Sacred teachings of Quechua Aymara people about the path to coexistence

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 Marcelo**

The way to health is consciousness of our interdependence. In this interview Latin Waves Host Sylvia Richardson we speak with Aymara elder Marcelo Saavedra a professor of Indigenous Studies in Ottawa about the path to wholeness. The sacred teachings of Quechua Aymara people about the path to coexistence.

From quantum physics to sacred practice coexisting well, this interview will awake the sacred in you as we grow powerful in collaboration.

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Dr Lebowitz latest book Between Capitalism and Community

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 Venezuela profoundly changed those who worked within them and how struggle changes those for fight for it. Within the experience of struggle is embodied resilience,

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Unrest in France and elsewhere, collapse of the banking system

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 banks begin to fail. We are seeing massive strikes in Europe similar to those seen in Latin America over the last few yrs in Columbia, Chile and Ecuador.

We touch upon how the working class must overthrow the corrupt system of Capitalism.

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The impact of GMO Foods for the past 20 years

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.

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Being Restless and Relentless to create a world for human flourishing and ecological health

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 with challenging problems we are striving to create a world for human flourishing and ecological health.

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