Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Finian Cunningham, Sam Husseini November 12, 2022

Welcome to Gorilla Radio, recorded November 12th, 2022. Ten days ago, delegates from both sides of the two years-long war in Ethiopia convened in South Africa to sign a truce ending hostilities. The western press is declaring it a victory for the federal government of Abiy Ahmed, but is an end to the bloodshed without … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Finian Cunningham, Sam Husseini November 12, 2022”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Andy Worthington, Finian Cunningham October 22nd, 2022

Welcome back to Gorilla Radio, recorded October 22nd, 2022. Britain’s political disorder continues. This week, the latest inhabitant of 10 Downing St. vacated before having a chance to change the draperies. The ill-starred Truss premiership began with the spiking of the economy, and just got worse from there. Now the woman who would be Margaret … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Andy Worthington, Finian Cunningham October 22nd, 2022”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Ken Stone, Finian Cunningham November 18, 2021

Welcome to Gorilla Radio, recorded November 13th and 14th, 2021. True to its word, the Trudeau government is determined to spend billions for a revamped fighter jet force for Canada’s military. The main debate until now has been which foreign weapons-making company will get the sweet deal – a deal worth a reported 88 billion … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Ken Stone, Finian Cunningham November 18, 2021”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Finian Cunningham, Steve Poikonen March 25th, 2021

Welcome back to Gorilla Radio’s home edition, recorded on the dates, March 15th and 16th, 2021. In November of last year, Ethiopia’s federal government attacked the country’s northern Tigray state. Acting prime minister, Abiy Ahmed claimed it was in response to a raid by separatists on a federal army base. Four months later, the “police” … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Finian Cunningham, Steve Poikonen March 25th, 2021”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Dave Lindorff, Finian Cunningham December 31st, 2020

Welcome back to Gorilla Radio’s Home Edition, recorded on this date, December 31st, 2020. It’s fitting now to focus on finishings as this over-long year two thousand and twenty slouches toward its unlamented finale. And what better emblemizes the demise of the Covid Year 2020 and what it represents than the parallel curtain call of … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Dave Lindorff, Finian Cunningham December 31st, 2020”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Finian Cunningham, Selam Gebremeskel, Selam Randall December 24th, 2020

Welcome back to Gorilla Radio’s home edition, recorded on this date, December 15th, 2020. Last month, the federal government of Ethiopia attacked the newly elected provincial government in the country’s northern Tigray region. Acting prime minister, Abiy Ahmed said the reason for the military action was in response to a raid on a federal army … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Finian Cunningham, Selam Gebremeskel, Selam Randall December 24th, 2020”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Eliza Olson, Finian Cunningham June 29, 2016

MK Delta isn’t the latest secret weapon aimed at the latest enemy du jour, but a land scheme targeting a piece of Burns Bog, one of the very last wetland sanctuaries on the west coast. Perilously situated between hyper-developing Vancouver and the US border, last week, the MK Delta Lands Group development scheme received a … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Eliza Olson, Finian Cunningham June 29, 2016”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Camilo Cahis, Finian Cunningham, Janine Bandcroft April 14, 14

Welcome to Springtime in Victoria! All the signs of a new season are exploding all over the city, reminding us – after a mild, but seeming overlong winter – how lucky we are to live here in this beautiful and bountiful land. Indeed, Canadians from all corners can, even as they shovel April’s Maritime snow … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Camilo Cahis, Finian Cunningham, Janine Bandcroft April 14, 14”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Finian Cunningham, Douglas Jack, Janine Bandcroft July 23, 2012

This week: Piggy-backing the so-called Arab Spring of 2011, the Western press has consistently painted attacks against the Syrian state as an indigenous liberation struggle, ignoring evidence of third country involvement. Therefore, consumers of corporate and state media are largely unaware of the role Western actors play in planning, arming, and directing those attacks – … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Finian Cunningham, Douglas Jack, Janine Bandcroft July 23, 2012”