Tag Archives: political

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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New Green Deal or Military Spending, which future will we fight for

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 … 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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Graham Russel from Rights Action speaks about the humanitarian crisis of people trying to flee Honduras

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 … Continue reading

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The role of languages the fallacy of individualism in western culture

A professor at Carleton University, 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 … Continue reading

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Derrick Jensen on his New Book Monsters

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, … 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 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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