All posts by Manda Aufochs Gillespie

Manda Aufochs Gillespie is a writer. She’s the author of the Green Mama series of books (https://thegreenmama.com/books/) and the publisher of the award-winning website thegreenmama.com. She is also a mother, neighbour, and founder of Folk University (folku.ca) on Cortes Island.

Chevron Soup with Rex Weyler on Folk U @89.5FM

Rex Weyler cofounder of Greenpeace International, author, journalist, and musician, joined host Manda Aufochs Gillespie this Friday at 1 p.m. on Folk U Radio (89.5FM or CortesRadio.ca) to talk about the ongoing Chevron pollution case in Ecuador, how Chevron launches SLAPP lawsuits against the attorney’s fight for their victims’ rights, and according to a resent report on Chevron’s international crimes, has “created a legacy of genocide, death, torture, forced labor, rape, and violence against women.”

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On FolkU Radio… Cortes Community & our Forests 101

Today’s Folk U is a live event field trip. .. And if you stay home you’ll be able to catch the Folk U Radio show on CKTZ89.5 FM or CortesRadio.ca on The history of Cortes Community & Our Forests.

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Are you Ready???? Live Folk U

Are you ready for a major disaster?

Folk U joined Cortes Island’s Emergency Responders, Cortes Radio’s emergency communications team, & your neighbours on Friday April 22nd at 1 p.m. to learn more about what will happen in the case of a sustained, long-term disaster and what YOU can do to help ensure you and your family are ready.

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Is Canada’s Charter of Rights in Jeopardy? Folk U Radio @89.5

In this Folk U Radio show Former Newfoundland Premier, the Honourable Brian Peckford, gives part history lesson and part current update on the state of Canadian civic life on Folk U Radio. Friday April 15th at 1 p.m.

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