Interviews from Quito – Climate Change, Responsibility, and Justice

Fander Falconi, PhD in Ecological Economics, talks about climate change and the challenges of the Paris COP 21. Falconi puts the blame for climate change on rich nations and over-consuming elite. In order to face the economic crisis, wealthy nations must do an additional effort to slash emissions. Advertisements

Interviews from Quito – The Ecuadorean Indigenous Federation

Today our host Gregory Wilpert speaks with José Agualsaca, the President of the Federation of Indigenous Peoples and Campesino Movements and Organizations (FEI) about the current situation of the indigenous movement in Ecuador and its relationship to the government at a time when this movement seems to be divided. The discussion ranges from the advances … Continue reading

Interviews from Quito – Greek Reality and European Alternatives

Today our host Gregory Wilpert interviews Greek activist and lawyer Antonis Broumas and Ulrich Brand, Professor of Political Science at the University of Vienna. Broumas notes that the Syriza party has made a U-turn, adopting the recently approved austerity rescue package, while the split-off Left Platform endeavors to carry the politics of the NO referendum … Continue reading