Tag Archives: Latin America

Organizing during COVID, the intrinsic value of the people who grow our food

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 … Continue reading

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To create schools that are deserving of our babies

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”, … Continue reading

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Robinhood Reddit and when average people gamble on the Stock Market

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 … Continue reading

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Social Movements in 2020, Capitalism and Covid and new president Joe Biden

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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The face of imperialism in Venezuela, a new Biden administration

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 … Continue reading

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Democratic or Republican does not matter to Latin America

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 … 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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David Bacon on his Book “Illegal People”

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 … Continue reading

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Climate Front Line producer speaks about need for a new narrative

Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Alfredo Gonzalez Valenzuela an environmental scientist and host of Climate Front Line, how it is not enough to understand the science, it is necessary to have a relational connection to nature, and to … Continue reading

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