Shows Featuring: environmental racism
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!
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
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.
biodiversity, democracy and trade policy, Eco-justice, Ecology, environmental racism, farm worker women, farming and women, Health (physical, Human Rights, mental), refugee issues and immigration, sustainable agriculture, trade agreements
Featuring: Dr. Ann Aurelia Lopez, founder and director of the Center for Farmworker Families Women farmworkers
anti-fossil fuel activism, biodiversity, climate change, climate justice, Climate March NYC, Climate Train, environmental racism
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.