Some archive (>10 years old) programs are not reachable through the search engine. They can be found at
Your support is essential if the service is to continue, there are bandwidth bills to pay every month and failing disk drives to replace. Volunteers do the work, but disk drives and bandwidth are not free. We encourage you to contribute financially, even a dollar helps. Click here to donate.

Welcome to the new Radio4all website! If you cannot log in, you may need to reset your password. Email here if you need additional support.
Program Information
Global Research News Hour
Haiti's New Dictatorship and the Legacy of Sandy
Weekly Program
Justin Podur, Ken Freedman, Michael Premo, Michael Welch
 CKUW news  Contact Contributor

Haiti, the site of the most successful slave revolt in history, is now the poorest country in the Americas, and among the most foreign dominated. It has survived political violence throughout its history including a mid-twentieth century US occupation and successive dictatorships. Now under the auspices of the UN and aided by multiple NGOs is this island nation turning the corner?

Hardly, says York University Professor Justin Podur who has recently authored the book Haiti's New Dictatorship, The Coup, the Earthquake and the UN Occupation. In this interview Podur argues that even with elections and foreign assistance by the UN, EU, Canada and the US, the ruling authority in Haiti can be accurately described as a dictatorship.

Also, we take a look at North-Eastern US states following the carnage wrought by Hurricane Sandy, estimated to be one of the most destructive storms to ever hit the United States. Community broadcaster Ken Freedman of Hoboken, New Jersey and Michael Premo of Brooklyn relate their observances and experiences on the ground in these devastated areas, and how grassroots organizations are successfully rising to the challenge of providing relief to the survivors of the superstorm.

Interviews: Michael Welch
(1:50-27:30) Justin Podur on Haiti's New Dictatorship
(28:01-42:10) Ken Freedman on Hurrican Sandy in New Jersey
(42:20-58:04) Michael Premo on Hurricane Sandy in New York.

Download Program Podcast
00:59:06 1 Nov. 8, 2012
CKUW 95.9FM in Winnipeg
  View Script
 00:59:06  128Kbps mp3
(111MB) Mono
74 Download File...