Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Alicen Grey, Grahame Russell September 10, 2022

Welcome to Gorilla Radio, recorded September 10th, 2022

The mantra, “A Better World is Possible” emerged in the early days of this century. Then it was a call to action to make manifest that promise by challenging those busy making the worst of Creation – destroying Nature, debasing humanity, and threatening even the survival of the planet – for the benefit of a few. I answered that clarion in this small effort, and after more than twenty years I wonder if perhaps another way to a better World is possible!

Alicen Grey is a creative polymath; novelist, playwright, poet, musician, and author of HologramPress.com, “publisher of mystical musings about the paranormal, the occult, aliens, magick, the metaphysical nature of reality, and other spiritual themes… Alicen’s solo music project, When Humans Had Wings has just released ‘Run Rabbit Run,’ an album she describes as “synchro-mystic”, and a chronicle of her “in-progress self-liberation process.”

Alicen Grey in the first half.

And; the 38th Annual BC and Yukon Book Prizes Gala is hosted in Vancouver September 24th. This year, Testimonio: Canadian Mining in the Aftermath of Genocides in Guatelmala has been selected as a finalist for the “Jim Deva Prize for Writing That Provokes”. The book is the collaborative effort of editors Catherine Nolin of the University of Northern British Columbia, and Grahame Russell of Rightsaction.org. In anticipation of the Gala evening, both Catherine and Grahame are talking about the book and the ongoing harmful impacts of Canadian companies’ activities on the people of Guatemala.

Grahame Russell is co-founder of RightsAction, and part-time adjunct professor at UNBC. The non-practicing lawyer has lived and worked in Mexico and Central America, contributing his talents to CODEHUCA, the Commission for the Defense of Human Rights in Central America, among other positions performed for a variety of rights organizations in the region.

Grahame Russell and Testimonio in the second half.

But first, Alicen Grey and exploring paths to the possible.

Chris Cook hosts Gorilla Radio, airing since 1999; in Victoria at 101.9FM, and on the internet at: cfuv.ca.  Check out the GR blog at: http://gorillaradioblog.blogspot.com/

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Author: Chris Cook

Chris Cook hosts Gorilla Radio, airing Thursdays/Saturdays, 11am/8am Pacific Time. In Victoria at 101.9FM, on the internet at: cfuv.ca, and archived at: www.gorilla-radio.com. He is too the past contributing editor to the web news site, www.pacificfreepress.com, (now defunct). Tweets @paciffreepress and the GR blog is at: gorillaradioblog.blogspot.com. G-Radio is dedicated to social justice, the environment, community, and providing a forum for people and issues not covered in the corporate media. Some past guests include: M. Shahid Alam, Joel Bakan, Maude Barlow, Ramzy Baroud, David Barsamian, William Blum, Luciana Bohne, Helen Caldicott, Noam Chomsky, Paul Cienfuegos, Yves Engler, Laura Flanders, Denis Halliday, Julia Butterfly Hill, Robert Jensen, Dahr Jamail, Chalmers Johnson, Malalai Joya, Kathy Kelly, Ingmar Lee, Dave Lindorff, Andrew Gavin Marshall, Stefania Maurizi, Greg Palast, Michael Parenti, John Pilger, Kevin Pina, Ted Rall, Paul Craig Roberts, John Ross, David Rovics, Joan Russow, Danny Schechter, Vandana Shiva, Norman Solomon, David Swanson, Andy Worthington, Mickey Z., Howard Zinn and many others.

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