The Art of Living

The Art of Living

The Art of Living

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November 30, 2021 29 min

McLaren is the author and editor of over forty-five books and hundreds of scholarly articles and chapters. His writings have been translated into over 20 languages, he is Co-Director of the Paulo Freire Democratic Project and International Ambassador for Global Ethics and Social Justice.

Host Sylvia Richardson speaks to Peter about his new comic book “Breaking Free: The Life and Times of Peter McLaren, Radical Educator” and his ins...

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Art of Living host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Dr. Robyn Hahnel about his latest book Democratic Economic Planning. The hastening pace of global climate change’s human impact of the COVID 19 pandemic, the impact of political and economic hegemony of the capitalistic centre. These are enmeshed systems ” how can we create eco-socialism despite the racist regimes, of settler-colonialism, and structured social processes of exploitati...

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Glenn Ford is a good ancestor ,  whenever I feel down or burned out I reenergize myself when I think of the commitment to Justice Glenn Ford had.

I interviewed Glenn in 2010,   Glen Ford was a writer and radio commentator with ‘The Black Agenda Report.’ Glen offers an insightful critique of Obama’s unprecedented 23 trillion dollars bailout, his alliances to the banking sector and the challenges of those who call themselves progress...

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Sylvia Richardson speaks with journalist Arnold August about the legacy of empire.

After more than 100 years of US imperialistic aggression in Latin America, people in the Latin America have learned the habits of empire. Starve the nation with sanctions, make the people scream so they will turn against their own leaders and if that doesn’t work invade with military force…

Cuba alone has resiliently stood against the 60+ years o...

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Host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Silvia Federici author of Revolution at Ground Zero. The zero point of revolution is our social relations, the violence of capitalism as our primary organizing system has normalized slavery, repression, control, and surveillance of brown and black people. We speak of pandemic but the virus that is killing society is a man made system of exploitation, and injustice. We must remember our ability to ...

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May 21, 2021 31 min

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...

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May 12, 2021 30 min

host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Jorge Martin about May Day and the significance for workers in Latin America. The man made virus of Capitalism that has shut down economies worldwide. The militarization of life as the response of governments to the pandemic is bullets to those who clamour for justice. Jorge speaks of the repression of people in Colombia, the uprising in Peru, Chile, Haiti against impunity and hunger.

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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 responsibi...

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Host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Darren Lund, author of The Great White North? Exploring Whiteness, Privilege and Identity in Education.

They speak about humanizing education so that it sustains learners in times of chaos. Resilience and hope are cultivated by actions. Likewise a world with justice is co-created daily by our commitments to act and to cultivate cooperation and wholeness.

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Host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Alfredo Gonzalez Valenzuela an environmental scientist and host of Climate Front Line, how it is not enough to understand the science, it is necessary to have a relational connection to nature, and to peoples most impacted by exploitative processes of development. To understand each other as equals and to change the narrative of the real impacts of climate change and global development.

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Art of Living host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Robert Jensen on his book Plain Radical, Living, Loving and learning to leave the Planet Gracefully. It’s hard to have hope…What will you tell the generations that come after you’re gone? The young ask the old to hope….what will you tell them? Tell them at least what you say to yourself. Tell them we lived in a world face with many challenges and also amazing opportunities to create ...

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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”, what inspires him to stay engaged and the need for compassion for each other during struggle.

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With over 20 years of experience, Suzanne Kyra, M.A., Registered Clinical Counsellor, is a highly regarded counsellor with offices in West Vancouver and Coquitlam. She is also an international empowerment speaker, CEO of Living Big Events, and an award winning author of “Welcome Home to Yourself”

Latin Waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with Suzanne Kyra about healthy relationships. The importance of balance in our personal and pr...

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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 Canadian resource industries are complicit in the suffering of these people, their role in installing repressive Coup governments. If we had proper context and info we could act to make our g...

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August 31, 2020 38 min

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.

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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.

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The way to health is consciousness of our interdependence. In this interview Latin Waves Host Sylvia Richardson we speak with Aymara elder Marcelo Saavedra a professor of Indigenous Studies in Ottawa about the path to wholeness. The sacred teachings of Quechua Aymara people about the path to coexistence.

From quantum physics to sacred practice coexisting well, this interview will awake the sacred in you as we grow powerful in colla...

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UBC Professor Dr Sunera Thobani speaks about her book Exalted Subjects, she gives a critical analysis of race and how the Canadian state has been active in nationalizing those “so called” Canadian values and then measuring them against the other in society

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David E. Kirkland is a trans-disciplinary scholar of English and urban education, who explores the intersections among urban youth culture, language and literacy, urban teacher preparation, and digital media. He analyzes culture, language, and texts, and has expertise in critical literary, ethnographic, and sociolinguistic research methods.

He has received many awards for his work, including the 2008 AERA Division G Outstanding Dis...

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Singer/ Songwriter/activist Dana Lyons speaks about his inspirations for his CD The Three Legged Coyote

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