Uprisings In Columbia

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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 total, they registered 1,876 cases of police violence.  Yet despite the violence people kept coming out in defiance of the latest austerity package introduce by president Duque.  Colombia has been known for decades, as the epicentre for violence against indigenous movements and workers.  A country with seven USA military bases, intimidating their neighbours and its local population. Raul reminds us that revolution is still a dance for people in Latin America, as people correct the history of colonization and conquest of America as a story of unceasing dignity.  Not a day has gone without rebellion to injustice, repression and exploitation.

Aviva Chomsky “Organizing for Power: Building a 21st Century Labor Movement”

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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 diversity of voices that are forging a wider and more inclusion vision of labour rights and responsibilities to social justice.

Transformative power of education

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Art of Living host Sylvia Richardson, speaks with Dr. Eric Davis, about the transformative power of education activated through relational, experiential learning, that student centered and inspire responsibility and responsiveness to the communities we coexist and work within. Education if it is to be transformative must be responsive to context, and student centered, that aligns the heart and the intellect in affective ways.

Government takes advantage of Pandemic to bail out banks

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We are in the midst of class war says Ellen Brown speaking with Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson

The pandemic reveals the government can make available money on demand. Unfortunately the money has been channeled to bail out banks once again.