Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Ken Stone, Finian Cunningham November 18, 2021

Welcome to Gorilla Radio, recorded November 13th and 14th, 2021. True to its word, the Trudeau government is determined to spend billions for a revamped fighter jet force for Canada’s military. The main debate until now has been which foreign weapons-making company will get the sweet deal – a deal worth a reported 88 billion … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Ken Stone, Finian Cunningham November 18, 2021”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Finian Cunningham November 13, 2021

Welcome to Gorilla Radio, recorded November 13th, 2021. More than a year after Ethiopia’s military launched a so-called “police action” to “restore order” in Tigray province, the fighting rages on. While thousands have died and hundreds of thousands more have been displaced, another casualty of the humanitarian disaster that ensued has been Western goodwill for … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Finian Cunningham November 13, 2021”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Selam Gebremeskel/Meron Dejene, Bill Johnston June 3, 2021

Welcome back to Gorilla Radio’s Home Edition, recorded on the dates, May 31st and June 1st, 2021 Last November, the federal government of Ethiopia, in concert with the dictatorship of neighbouring Eritrea, launched a military invasion of Tigray. Since, millions have been displaced and millions more are in dire need of humanitarian assistance in what … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Selam Gebremeskel/Meron Dejene, Bill Johnston June 3, 2021”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Finian Cunningham, Steve Poikonen March 25th, 2021

Welcome back to Gorilla Radio’s home edition, recorded on the dates, March 15th and 16th, 2021. In November of last year, Ethiopia’s federal government attacked the country’s northern Tigray state. Acting prime minister, Abiy Ahmed claimed it was in response to a raid by separatists on a federal army base. Four months later, the “police” … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Finian Cunningham, Steve Poikonen March 25th, 2021”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Finian Cunningham March 15, 2021

Welcome back to Gorilla Radio’s home edition, recorded on this date, March 15th, 2021. In November of last year, Ethiopia’s federal government attacked the country’s northern Tigray state. Acting prime minister, Abiy Ahmed claimed it was in response to a raid by separatists on a federal army base. Four months later, the “police action” Abiy … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Finian Cunningham March 15, 2021”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Finian Cunningham December 29th, 2020

Welcome back to Gorilla Radio’s Home Edition, recorded on this date, December 29th, 2020. It’s been almost two months since the unelected government of Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia mobilized full military attacks against the country’s northernmost province of Tigray. Press coverage of the humanitarian crisis in the making has been scant in the West, while … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Finian Cunningham December 29th, 2020”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Dave Lindorff, Finian Cunningham December 31st, 2020

Welcome back to Gorilla Radio’s Home Edition, recorded on this date, December 31st, 2020. It’s fitting now to focus on finishings as this over-long year two thousand and twenty slouches toward its unlamented finale. And what better emblemizes the demise of the Covid Year 2020 and what it represents than the parallel curtain call of … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Dave Lindorff, Finian Cunningham December 31st, 2020”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Finian Cunningham, Selam Gebremeskel, Selam Randall December 24th, 2020

Welcome back to Gorilla Radio’s home edition, recorded on this date, December 15th, 2020. Last month, the federal government of Ethiopia attacked the newly elected provincial government in the country’s northern Tigray region. Acting prime minister, Abiy Ahmed said the reason for the military action was in response to a raid on a federal army … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Finian Cunningham, Selam Gebremeskel, Selam Randall December 24th, 2020”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Selam Gebremeskel, Selam Randall December 15, 2020

Welcome back to Gorilla Radio’s Home Edition, recorded on this date, December 15th, 2020. Though the desperate situation for Ethiopia’s Tigrayan population worsens, their story has largely disappeared from Western media reports. The Abiy government has tried to stem the flow of refugees into neighbouring Sudan, even as it renews its promise to settle militarily … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Selam Gebremeskel, Selam Randall December 15, 2020”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Finian Cunningham December 15, 2020

Welcome back to Gorilla Radio’s home edition, recorded on this date, December 15th, 2020. Last month, the federal government of Ethiopia attacked the newly elected provincial government in the country’s northern Tigray region. Acting prime minister, Abiy Ahmed said the reason for the military action was in response to a raid on a federal army … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Finian Cunningham December 15, 2020”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Dr. Jeffrey Smith, Selam Gebremskel, Moges Kebede, Janine Bandcroft November 19, 2020

Welcome back to Gorilla Radio’s home edition, recorded on this date November 17th, 2020. Saturday, the uneasy truce between Morocco and the Saharawi people of Western Sahara cracked. The New York Times reports, the Western Sahara pro-independence organization, Polisario Front has declared war, breaking a thirty years-old, UN-brokered ceasefire agreement between Morocco and the Saharawi … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Dr. Jeffrey Smith, Selam Gebremskel, Moges Kebede, Janine Bandcroft November 19, 2020”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Selamawit Gebremeskel, Moges Kebede November 17, 2020

Welcome back to Gorilla Radio‚Äôs home edition, recorded live-to-tape via Skype on this date, November 17th, 2020. Two weeks ago, the federal government in Ethiopia launched military attacks against the restive northern province of Tigray. Today, thousands are fleeing the fighting of the internal conflict outside observors say could become “the Libya of East Africa”. … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Selamawit Gebremeskel, Moges Kebede November 17, 2020”