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June 25, 2021 @ 12:49 pm

Resistance Radio - Guest: Four Arrows

Four Arrows (Wahinkpe Topa), whose Anglo name is Donald Trent Jacobs, is a professor at Fielding Graduate University and formerly the Dean of Education at Oglala Lakota College on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. He was selected by the Alternative Education Resource Organization as one of 27 visionaries in education, he received the Martin-Springer Institute Moral Courage Award for his Indigenous-based activism, and was involved in creating first the Marine No Take Zone on Pacific Coast of Mexico. He is an American Indian activist and author of 21 books and numerous articles and chapters about Indigenous worldview applications to contemporary world issues. His most recent book is Sitting Bull's Words for a World in Crises. In it he shows readers how to use the "CAT-FAWN connection" to move from dominant to Indigenous ways of understanding our place in the world, a technique Dr. Michael Fisher refers to as a "dehypnotizing technology" in his biography entitled Fearless Engagement of Four Arrows* which was published recently.

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June 18, 2021 @ 1:02 pm

Resistance Radio - Guest: Yasi Gerami

Yasi Gerami is an Iranian-Canadian artist, founder of Bluearth Films, and a world wanderer. She was born in Shiraz, Iran and is based in Toronto, Canada. Her enthusiasm in topics such as socio-political justice for world refugees and women's rights nominated her two short documentaries Away From The Walls and A Day With Lev at The CineSiege Film Festival. She edited Rice Balls in the same year which was also nominated at The CineSiege Film Festival. Yasi is the editor of the award-winning short documentary Guerilla. Yasi’s first feature length documentary, Sustenance, is about food's journey around the world, exploring controversies revolving around food and its interconnectedness with justice, climate change, and sustainability.Yasi co-produced her second feature documentary, Age of Iron, with her brother Davoud. Age of Iron takes viewers on a journey through Asia in its poetic critique of global capitalism, dissecting the system's inherent byproducts along the way: exploitation of the masses in the political South and alienation of the masses in the affluent North.

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June 13, 2021 @ 12:36 pm

Resistance Radio - Guest: Dan Kovalik

Dan Kovalik is an American human rights, labor rights lawyer and peace activist. He has contributed articles to CounterPunch, The Huffington Post and TeleSUR. He teaches International Human Rights at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Today we talk about his new book Cancel This Book: The Progressive Case Against Cancel Culture.

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June 6, 2021 @ 12:54 pm

Resistance Radio - Guest: Graham Linehan

Graham Linehan is an Irish television comedy writer and director who, often in partnership with Arthur Mathews, has written or co-written a string of successful television comedies. He is best known for creating or co-creating the sitcoms Father Ted, Black Books, the IT Crowd, and Motherland.

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