Shows Featuring: environmental racism

Women Rising Radio 42 “Proactive on Plastics”


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!

Women Rising Radio #35: Guardians of the Amazon


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

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Women Rising Radio #33: With Healers at Standing Rock


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.

Women Rising Radio 27: A Farm Worker Advocate


Featuring: Dr. Ann Aurelia Lopez, founder and director of the Center for Farmworker Families Women farmworkers                                                  

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Women Rising Radio 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.