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WOMEN RISING RADIO XXVIII: Global Community
Oct07

WOMEN RISING RADIO XXVIII: Global Community

Women Rising Radio 28 profiles global community organizers – whose work is based in their compassion and common sense, and whose organizing is making a worldwide impact. Featuring Ruth Messinger, American Jewish World Service (USA) Amber Khan, Women For Women International (USA) Zainab Salbi, Emerita, Women For Women International (USA) Martha Karnga, Executive Director, Bassa Women’s Development Association, (Liberia) Credits Host: Sandina Robbins Producer: Lynn Feinerman Audio Engineer: Stephanie Welch More Information American Jewish World Service Women for Women International BAWODA Liberia Women Rising...

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Women Rising 26: A Ride on the People’s Climate Train

In September of 2014, Women Rising radio rode the People’s Climate train coast to coast, with over 200 activists heading to New York City to join the largest climate change march in history. Featuring: Valerie Love, Center for Biological Diversity, No Tar Sands Campaigner Penny Opal Plant, Indigenous climate activist Lauren Wood, Utah’s Peaceful Uprising co-founder Teresa Jimenez, Urban Tithe organizer Shannon Biggs, Global Exchange Community Rights program director Rosalind Harris, Global Climate Justice Alliance Michael Brune, Sierra Club executive director Sister Santussika, Tony Sirna, Camille Herrera, Carrie, Riders on the People’s Climate Train People’s Climate Train Singers Host: Sandina Robbins Producer:  Lynn Feinerman Engineer:  Jeff Wessman Senior Producer:  Andrew Stelzer More information: Women Rising Radio People’s Climate March People’s Climate Train Flood Wall Street Center for Biological Diversity 350.org Avaaz Sierra Club Urban Tithe Grassroots Global Justice Alliance Artisan Hub Global Exchange Peaceful Uprising (Utah) Breakthrough Communities Citizens’ Climate Lobby Earth Island Institute Spirit Rock Meditation Center Naomi Klein-This Changes Everything Photos from the March Photo courtesy of People’s Climate March Photos courtesy of the People’s Climate...

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Women Rising #25 Activists Against Global Armaments and War

We profile women fighting the expansion of global militarism and violence. Korean sister Stella Soh campaigns to save an UNESCO world heritage site from a planned military base. US activist Kathy Kelly founded Voices for Creative Nonviolence. And Brazilian Miriam Nobre works with the World March of Women. Featuring:    Sister Stella Soh, Catholic Nun and activist with Save Jeju Island Kathy Kelly, Voices for Creative Nonviolence co-coordinator Miriam Nobre, Coordinator Of The International Secretariat Of The World March Of Women  More information Women Rising Radio Save Jeju Now Save Jeju Island-No Naval Base! Voices for Creative Nonviolence World March of Women Gangjeong Island Unite to End Violence Against...

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Women Rising #24—Activist Women of Greenpeace

We profile women of Greenpeace, the legendary eco-activist organization. Hettie Geenan is first mate on the Greenpeace ship, Rainbow Warrior. Leila Deen leads the campaign against fracking. And Laila Williams connects Greenpeace with indigenous communities, women’s groups and people of color.  Happy International Women’s Day March 8th! Featuring:    Leila Deen, Greepeace Senior Campaigner Hettie Geenen, First Mate on the Rainbow Warrior Laila Wiiams, Ruckus Society program associate   Host: Sandina Robbins Contributing Producer: Lynn Feinerman Sound Editor:  Shora Zamani Field Sound Recordist on Rainbow Warrior: Laura Flynn Making Contact  Producers: George Lavender,  Andrew Stelzer   More information: Articles: Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior The Ruckus Society Women Rising Radio  Greenpeace on lifting of fracking moratorium Closure of Chicago’s Crawford, Fisk electric plants ends coal era Fisk, Crawford coal plants had long history, as did battle to close them...

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Women Rising 23: La Via Campesina

We profile women of La Via Campesina, the global peasant movement celebrating 20 years of grassroots activism, for sustainable farming, land rights and social justice.  Canadian Nettie Wiebe fights to keep seeds in the hands of small farmers.  From the US, Dina Hoff takes on climate change and trade agreements. Elizabeth Mpufo of Zimbabwe raises issues facing women.  And Japan’s Ayumi Kinezuka shares the effects of the Fukishima nuclear disaster on her organic farm.
This show was produced Women Rising Radio Project.

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Women Rising #22: International Anti-Nuclear Activists

With nuclear power back on the agenda, three prominent female activists tell their stories: Kaori Izumi was part of the grassroots campaign to shutdown Japan’s nuclear power plants, after the Fukushima disaster. Winona LaDuke, has spent much of her life working to oppose uranium mining on indigenous land. And Alice Slater is part of a global initiative to ban nuclear weapons. On this edition, is the anti-nuclear movement on the rise? This is a special collaboration with Lynn Feinerman and Crown Sephira Productions.

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Women Rising #22: International Anti-Nuclear Activists

With nuclear power back on the agenda, three prominent female activists tell their stories: Kaori Izumi was part of the grassroots campaign to shutdown Japan’s nuclear power plants, after the Fukushima disaster. Winona LaDuke, has spent much of her life working to oppose uranium mining on indigenous land. And Alice Slater is part of a global initiative to ban nuclear weapons. On this edition, is the anti-nuclear movement on the rise? This is a special collaboration with Lynn Feinerman and Crown Sephira Productions.

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Women Rising XXI: Women’s Rights to Water, Land, and Farming

As part of our “Women Rising” series, we profile a dynamic partnership between the Women’s Earth Alliance and the Global Women’s Water Initiative: working on women’s rights to water, land, farming and basic human dignity. This is a special collaboration with Lynn Feinerman and Crown Sephira Productions.

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Women Rising XX:
Leaders Struggling with War

In this program, we profile two government leaders tackling the monumental problem of war –– Gambia’s Fatou Bensouda, Deputy Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court and retired Colonel Ann Wright, a former United States military leader and diplomat for the State Department.

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Women Rising IV: Women as Religious Activists (encore)

Three courageous women struggling with religious issues within their own religions and across religious lines.

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