Today on the show, we look at Indigenous resistance movements and environmental activism in Latin America. First, reporter Reynard Loki discusses the Waorani resistance to oil activity in Ecuador. Then, journalist Karla Mendes gives on-the-ground information about the fight for land rights in Brazil under the Bolsonaro administration. Reynard Loki is editor and chief correspondent […]
On the first half of the show, host Esty Dinur speaks with international affairs expert Kamal Dib about the implications of Emmanuel Macron’s state visit this week, and the United States – French policy toward Syria. Dib is a Canadian university economist, researcher, and author, and he specializes on the social, political, and historical context […]
The six were released on bail yesterday in Douglas County, near Superior, as they protested pipeline construction from Canada based energy giant, Enbridge. They’re part of groups camping out near construction of a new pipeline. That line would replace the aging “Line 3” pipeline, which starts in Northwest Wisconsin and runs through Minnesota and into Canada. […]
On Monday movie star Shaileen Woodley and Madison Alder Rebecca Kemble were arrested in Standing Rock, North Dakota after attending a protest against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. On Monday morning a federal court ruled against the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s emergency injunction request to stop construction. Four camps full of demonstrators in […]
In a powerful interview with WORT News, LaDonna Brave Bull of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe spoke with Producer Alejandro Alonso Galva and Madison activist Jessie Brown about fears of death and the dangers of the pipeline. LaDonna volunteered her land to start the protest camps on April 1st. Four camps full of demonstrators have […]
A struggle between local activists and a multinational corporation that could have long-lasting repercussions for the very heart of the Upper Midwest.