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Shows featuring Maude Barlow

  • Earth Day Special: Vandana Shiva and Maude Barlow on the Rights of Mother Earth Vandana_maude_ok
    This week the United Nations General Assembly discussed international standards that grant nature equal rights to humans. Similar protocols have been adopted by over a dozen U.S. municipalities, as well as Bolivia and Ecuador. Renowned environmentalists Maude Barlow and Vandana Shiva join us. Says Shiva, "Most...
    April 22, 2011 | Story
  • In Historic Vote, UN Declares Water a Fundamental Human Right Right-to-water
    The United Nations General Assembly has declared for the first time that access to clean water and sanitation is a fundamental human right. In a historic vote Wednesday, 122 countries supported the resolution, and over forty countries abstained from voting, including the United States, Canada and several European and other...
    July 29, 2010 | Story
  • Maude Barlow: "The World Has Divided into Rich and Poor as at No Time in History" Barlow-g20
    As world leaders gathered in Toronto for the G20 summit last week, leading activists from around the world joined thousands in Toronto’s Massey Hall to oppose the G20 agenda. Maude Barlow was one of the key speakers at the event. She heads the Council of Canadians, Canada’s largest public advocacy organization,...
    July 02, 2010 | Story
  • From Melting Glaciers to Structural Adjustment: Maude Barlow on the Need for Water Justice Barlow_web
    In the Andean highlands of South America, climate change isn’t just an abstract threat. In Bolivia, glaciers are melting at what experts say is an alarming rate as a result of rising global temperatures. We speak with Maude Barlow, head of the Council of Canadians, about the melting glaciers, climate change and water....
    April 22, 2010 | Story
  • FLOW : For Love of Water...New Film Examines Global Water Crisis Flowweb
    FLOW: For Love of Water is a new documentary premiering in New York and Los Angeles today that takes on the global water crisis. We speak with filmmaker Irena Salina and water rights activist, Maude Barlow, head of the Council of Canadians, founder of the Blue Planet Project and author of several books, including Blue Covenant: The Global Water Crisis and the Coming Battle for the Right to...
    September 12, 2008 | Story
  • Blue Covenant: Maude Barlow on the Global Movement for Water Justice Barlowweb
    Maude Barlow is the head of the Council of Canadians, Canada’s largest public advocacy organization, and founder of the Blue Planet Project. Barlow is author of the new book Blue Covenant: The Global Water Crisis and the Coming Battle for the Right to Water. [includes rush transcript]
    February 27, 2008 | Story