Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, John Helmer, Joe Emersberger, Janine Bandcroft September 18, 2020

Welcome back to Gorilla Radio’s continuing efforts, NOT broadcast live from CFUV Radio in the basement of the Student Union Building at the University of Victoria, but emanating live-to-tape via Skype from our home-based … studios on this date, September 14th, 2020. The Navalny Affair currently roiling relations between Russia and Germany would have all … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, John Helmer, Joe Emersberger, Janine Bandcroft September 18, 2020”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, John Helmer September 14, 2020

Welcome back to Gorilla Radio’s continuing efforts, NOT broadcast live from CFUV Radio in the basement of the Student Union Building at the University of Victoria, but emanating live-to-tape via Skype from our home-based … studios on this date, September 14th, 2020. The Navalny Affair currently roiling relations between Russia and Germany would have all … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, John Helmer September 14, 2020”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Alan MacLeod, John Helmer, Janine Bandcroft June 18, 2020

Welcome to Gorilla Radio’s continuing efforts, NOT broadcast live from CFUV Radio in the basement of the Student Union Building at the University of Victoria, but emanating live-to-tape via Skype from our home-based … studios on this date, April 25th, 2020. The latest attempt by lamentable Keystone coupster, Juan Guaido to crown himself King of … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Alan MacLeod, John Helmer, Janine Bandcroft June 18, 2020”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, John Helmer May 25, 2020

Welcome to Gorilla Radio’s continuing efforts, NOT broadcast live from CFUV Radio in the basement of the Student Union Building at the University of Victoria, but emanating live-to-tape via Skype from our home-based … studios on this date, May 25th, 2020. If I’m to follow to its logical conclusion the advice of the World Health … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, John Helmer May 25, 2020”

Gorilla Radio Special – Covid Theirs and Ours with Chris Cook, John Helmer

An extended version of a discussion with journalist and author, John Helmer. Recorded April 4th, 2020.

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, John Helmer, Kay Gimbel, Janine Bandcroft April 9th, 2020

If you haven’t heard Vladimir Putin invented Covid-19 yet you likely will soon if you follow the Western corporate press. I’m being only slightly facetious; in the mainly American press Russia is in turn responsible for: The outcomes in French and Italian elections, Brexit, the Ukraine civil war and Crimea’s secession, assassinating still-living journalists, and … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, John Helmer, Kay Gimbel, Janine Bandcroft April 9th, 2020”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Gregg McElroy, John Helmer, Janine Bandcroft February 20th, 2020

The undeterred vigilance of Wet’suwet’en land defenders, (and draconian federal government response to their steadfastness) has focused global attention in part on the long and ongoing environmental struggles in Canada and British Columbia. While those struggles are myriad, encompassing every species within this region, the plight of Pacific Salmon is perhaps most emblematic of the … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Gregg McElroy, John Helmer, Janine Bandcroft February 20th, 2020”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Alan MacLeod, John Helmer, Janine Bandcroft January 9, 2020

Last week, America came closer to accomplishing its long-sought Clash of Civilizations magnum opus. Where George Bush and Barack Obama failed, despite years of financial sanctions, support for terror attacks, and covert assassination operations, Donald Trump has succeeded in goading finally Iran into direct military retaliation. But, Mr. Trump’s real fight is just beginning; not … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Alan MacLeod, John Helmer, Janine Bandcroft January 9, 2020”

Gorilla Radio 2019 Year Ender Show with Chris Cook, Andy Worthington, John Helmer, Nils Melzer, Andre Vltchek Dec. 26, 2019

Well, it’s another year come and gone, and this – the twentieth for Gorilla Radio – has spun faster than all the rest. Naturally, that’s what the older set always say; and to the youngsters out there, their eyes all a-roll I say, “You’ll see!” Or will you? If the climate crisis is what is … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio 2019 Year Ender Show with Chris Cook, Andy Worthington, John Helmer, Nils Melzer, Andre Vltchek Dec. 26, 2019”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Andre Vltchek, John Helmer, Janine Bandcroft December 12, 2019

Exactly one month ago the overwhelmingly popular president of Bolivia was overthrown in a coup d’Etat. Since then, the far-right usurpers have moved quickly to undo all progressive legislation and reforms favouring the poor Evo Morales has enacted over the last 14 years. As well as terrorizing the population, the regime recognized by Canada and … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Andre Vltchek, John Helmer, Janine Bandcroft December 12, 2019”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Pablo Ouziel, John Helmer, Janine Bandcroft October 24th, 2019

Barcelona has seen street protests, police violence, and property damage for more than a week and half, since the sentencing of separatist leaders to lengthy prison terms for their part in the 2017 unsanctioned Catalonia independence referendum. Thousands have nightly filled the streets, while an estimated 2 million came out in protest in Barcelona to … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Pablo Ouziel, John Helmer, Janine Bandcroft October 24th, 2019”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Masjid Al-Iman Mosque March for Kashmir, John Helmer, Janine Bandcroft September 12, 2019

More than a month after the unilateral annexation of the officially semi-autonomous states of Kashmir and Jammu, members of the Kashmiri diaspora within India and abroad are desperate for news of their families caught behind prime minister Narendra Modi’s virtual “Iron Curtain”. Last week, members of Victoria’s Masjid Al-Iman mosque and their allies marched to … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Masjid Al-Iman Mosque March for Kashmir, John Helmer, Janine Bandcroft September 12, 2019”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, “A Kashmiri Shopkeeper”, John Helmer, Janine Bandcroft August 15, 2019

Last week the Indian government officially abrogated the agreement the founders of the modern state signed guaranteeing Kashmiris the right to form an independent nation. With the stroke of a pen, prime minister Narendra Modi repealed Article 370, a provision of the Indian constitution granting special autonomous status to what was the northern state of … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, “A Kashmiri Shopkeeper”, John Helmer, Janine Bandcroft August 15, 2019″

Gorilla Radio with John Helmer, World Oceans Day, Gretchen Fitzgerald, Janine Bandcroft June 13, 2019

The rank hypocrisy of Western civilization’s ruling elite, though never really too deeply hidden has, with the recent arrests of journalists and raids against their publishers, broken the surface of the body politic like some septic pustule. But worse than embarrassment, this sore blooming in the face of much vaunted “rule of law” proclamations made … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with John Helmer, World Oceans Day, Gretchen Fitzgerald, Janine Bandcroft June 13, 2019”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, John Helmer, Antony C. Black, Janine Bandcroft April 18th, 2019

With the surrendering of Julian Assange by Ecuador to London’s Metropolitan police, the WikiLeaks publisher’s long embassy asylum ends, and a new phase of his persecution begins. But is that a bad thing? Assange is in poor health, and his erstwhile “protectors” proved unable, or unwilling, to provide proper medical attention. The British prison system … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, John Helmer, Antony C. Black, Janine Bandcroft April 18th, 2019”