Jul 21, 2011 | 27:29Global Perspectives The Too Hard Basket Audio
Global Perspectives The Too Hard Basket Jul 21, 2011 | 27:29Physically disabled people are rarely touched in a loving way or thought of as sexually beings. Yet they have the same need for a sexual life as everyone else. John Blades, who has a major disability himself, talks to sex workers about why they work with disabled clients and the importance of touch to every human being. Note: mature subject matter.
Jul 14, 2011 | 27:29Global Perspectives The Ancestors are Calling Audio
Global Perspectives The Ancestors are Calling Jul 14, 2011 | 27:29Lesego Mangwanyane's great grandfather was a traditional healer but her grandmother and mother didn't want to take it on. Lesego is starting to have premonitions that the ancestral finger is pointing at her. But she doesn't want to be sucked into that world of ancestral spirits and herbal medicines. She just wants to get on with her life as a young African woman in the 21st Century. Will she listen to the call of the ancestors or not?
Jul 7, 2011 | 27:29Global Perspectives Escape from Honduras Audio
Global Perspectives Escape from Honduras Jul 7, 2011 | 27:29In this documentary "Who says I can't" takes on a multiple meanings. There is the defiance of Eduardo Lopez. There are the Honduran police who try to muzzle his anti-government opinions. And then there is the Canadian immigration official who denies Lopez entry into Canada as a political refugee. (CBC)
Jun 30, 2011 | 27:29Global Perspectives Squatters Rights? Audio
Global Perspectives Squatters Rights? Jun 30, 2011 | 27:29Squatters have been a well established feature of Dutch life for decades. However, in October 2010, a new anti squat law came into effect to force squatters out of Dutch cities once and for all. But the squatters are not about to let it go that easily. For them, it's a matter of principle. (Radio Netherlands Worldwide)