Episode 2: Samantha Castro

Samantha is a mother of three, an organiser and activist committed to environmental, social, cultural and political transformation. She is the co-founder of WACA (Whistleblowers, Activists and Citizens Alliance) and currently works as the Operations Coordinator for Friends of the Earth (FoE) in Melbourne, Australia. Sam has previously worked in International Aid and Development and has a background in media production and community radio. She has a Masters in Communication with her specialty being on the intersection of Global Media and the War on Terror.

RESOURCES LIST

Overview on WACA’s work on rights for refugees

James Der Derian

Open Canada: The “Virtuous” War

Iceland constitutional reform

War on Terror

Naomi Klein on Disaster Capitalism

Prison abolition

Youth incarceration

 

Full Episode Transcript Here

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