An Australian aboriginal child can stand proud – Radio talk with Muriel Bamblett

An Australian aboriginal child can stand proud – Radio talk with Muriel Bamblett

WNN – Radio on Air (WNN) Victoria, AUSTRALIA: “We’re a people without status. We’re not formally recognized within the constitution. And it’s concerning that aboriginal people are scared to say they’re aboriginal,” says Muriel Bamblett, CEO of the CEO of the Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency in Victoria, Australia, who is herself aboriginal and a […]

Consciousness-raising the ruling class

Consciousness-raising the ruling class

WNN Radio release (WNN Radio release) UK: During five days of May 2011, Baroness Anne Jenkin set up a soup kitchen in Britain’s House of Lords, to help the peers “get a better understanding of the challenges faced by people living in extreme poverty.” The Women’s Parliamentary Radio tours the place to see what the diners there […]

Were women central to the ancient world in Europe?

Were women central to the ancient world in Europe?

WNN – Radio on Air In this interesting radio show on WINGS, host Marija Gimbutas combines archaeology, linguistics and folklore studies to describe the Neolithic cultures of Old Europe as stable, peaceful, sustainable, and female-centered. Joan Marler, a Gimbutas scholar, reviews the material artifacts at the 2nd World Congress of Matriarchal Studies. A study of […]

Atomic Mom – Confessions from the Nuclear Age

Atomic Mom – Confessions from the Nuclear Age

WNN Radio WINGS radio show producer Susan Galleymore talks about women and the atomic age after the end of World War II. Pauline Silvia was a Navy biologist testing effects of radiation in the 1950s. In her daughter’s documentary Atomic Mom, Pauline wonders why her research was even done, and why the answers were ignored. […]

Remembering Lynchburg’s Black Civil Rights Lunchcounter Sit-in

Remembering Lynchburg’s Black Civil Rights Lunchcounter Sit-in

WNN Radio Roughed up and brought to jail after protesting during a small ‘non-segregated’ racially mixed sit-in in a Lynchburg, Virginia drugstore lunch counter on December 14, 1960, the Patterson Six , made up of four white and two African American students from three different colleges in the Lynchburg area, were not going to take […]

Homeless Women – Criminals of Poverty?

Homeless Women – Criminals of Poverty?

WNN Radio     “Houseless does not mean homeless,” says Puerto Rican American activist, Tiny (Lisa Gray-Garcia). Tiny is poverty activist and scholar who has lived on the streets and is working today to empower people everywhere who live without a home. She is a poet, educator, organizer, and media genius who publishes and distributes […]

Widow to a movement – Civil rights power and Coretta Scott King

Widow to a movement – Civil rights power and Coretta Scott King

WNN Radio Coretta Scott King spoke in public before a large audience only three weeks after the death of her husband, American black civil rights leader, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King. As a widow who had walked in the shadow of her husband’s public legacy, Coretta’s life took a dramatic change as she became, an […]

Madame Nguyen Thi Binh on the atrocities of war Vietnam

Madame Nguyen Thi Binh on the atrocities of war Vietnam

WNN Radio   In Vienna in 1966, Madeline Duckles, interviews 38 year old Nguyen Thi Bình, member of the Central Committee of the National Liberation Front of South Vietnam. Speaking with quiet courage, Madame Thi Bình shares a woman’s perspective on the atrocities of war, the need for peace through the enactment of an electoral […]