Author Archives: lynn
Women Rising Radio profiles five courageous women tackling the huge problems of plastic and petrochemicals globally, and in particular one notorious company, Formosa Plastics. They’ve won big battles against Formosa Corporation!
Election protection is increasingly seen as a critical issue in the United States, a nation that travels worldwide to “supervise” other nations’ elections. Since the gutting of the Voting Rights Act by the Supreme Court, there’ve been major problems with
capitalism, cooperatives, domestic workers, feminist history, witches, Women's Rights, women-led communities, World Bank
Women Rising Radio #40 explores the global women’s movement to resist the violence and greed of capitalism. A women-led village in Kurdish Syria establishes democracy, gender equality, religious freedom and sustainability. And in New York city, women-led cooperative businesses are
Election Activists, Election Protection, Election Reform, Elections, Electoral College, Private Equity Voting Machine Companies, Voter Suppression, Voters rights, Voting, Voting machines
The United States boasts of its free and fair elections but even in Congress, official reports are pointing out massive suppression of voters, massive purging of voter rolls, and alarming malfunction of election technology. Two courageous advocates work on these
Children's Rights, displaced people, Gender Rights, Human Rights, Immigration policy, Indigenous Rights, refugee issues and immigration, Women's Rights
The USA and many nations in Europe, have slammed the gates shut against desperate immigrants and refugees, criminalizing and brutalizing them. Three activist women co-founded groups to challenge the policies of detention, deportation, discrimination and denigration of migrants. They are
Abortion and women’s reproductive rights are still hot button issues around the world. Women have a long way to go to obtain control over our own bodies, our own family planning,
Amazon, Animal Rights, Big Oil, biodiversity, Civil Disobedience, climate change, climate justice, Ecology, environmental racism, forests, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, indigenous women, Land Rights for Women, Nonviolent, petrochemicals, petroleum, Water Issues
Currently the indigenous peoples of the Amazon rainforest are in a struggle with worldwide multinational corporations that want to take over their lands for oil extraction, commercial palm oil, commercial agriculture, mining, and other massively destructive enterprises. Women leaders have
climate change, displaced people, doctors and healers, epidemics, refugee issues and immigration, resource poor nations, war
Women Rising Radio follows four women working with Doctors Without Borders, three M.D.’s and a nurse. On board a ship rescuing refugees drowning at sea, treating malnutrition in the rural areas of South Sudan, in Liberia working on Ebola, saving
anti-fossil fuel activism, climate change, climate justice, displaced people, doctors and healers, Eco-justice, environmental racism, Health (physical, Indigenous Rights, indigenous women, mental), petrochemicals, petroleum, resource poor nations, standing rock, war and conflict
Women Rising Radio gathers eyewitness accounts of Standing Rock, from medical activists who worked in the medic healing unit during the heroic Lakota, Dakota and Nakota standoff with Energy Transfer Partners, local law enforcement and hired security operatives.