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audio May 2 Election Library Millage Ballot Intiative - Interview (audio/mpeg 21.6MB) - by WTUL News & Views
In 2016 the Library will exhaust all of its reserve funds and will be unable to maintain the current level of service. The City Council has approved placing a proposition on the May 2, 2015, ballot asking voters if they support an increase in the amount of taxpayer funding the Library receives.
Posted: Mon Mar 16, 2015 8:19AM
audio wtulnews interviews Dr Reynard Sanders on A Perfect Storm and Jessica of Patois Film Fest (audio/mpeg 14.1MB) - by wtulnews
as Part of Patois film fest, we interviewed Dr Sanders, a co-producer of "A Perfect Storm," a film project collected from primary documents and personal interviews conducted in the immediate aftermath of Katrina, when New Orleans municipal schools were being seized by the state of Louisiana and the charter school movement. A Perfect Storm shows this weekend, Sunday at 4pm, with another film on school privatization and loss of local control of schools in Baltimore--all part of Patois Film Fe...
Posted: Fri Mar 13, 2015 10:47AM
audio WTUL News & Views Interviews Kevin Caldwell of Common Sense NOLA (audio/mpeg 29.2MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Interview with Kevin Caldwell leader of Common Sense NOLA, a New Orleans-based advocacy group working toward the establishment of a cannabis marketplace through economic development, education, and legal reform to ensure our community's prosperity and security.
Posted: Mon Mar 9, 2015 7:27AM
audio Voices from the Gulf Howard Page from STEPS Coalition
(Attachment On: Voices from the Gulf: Monique Verdin My Louisiana Love)
(audio/mpeg 5.1MB) - by wtulnews
5:33min Howard Page of STEPS Coalition tells his story of the Rev Calvin Johnson's fight to preserve his community and Mississippi wetlands "I've stepped back as far as I can, I can't step back anymore. I'm going to start coming forward." -Rev Calvin Johnson
Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2015 12:08PM
audio Voices from the Gulf Louis Skrmetta of Ship Island Excursions
(Attachment On: Voices from the Gulf: Monique Verdin My Louisiana Love)
(audio/mpeg 3.3MB) - by wtulnews
Here's Captain Louis Skrmetta, talking about the first time he learned the value of clean water in the Gulf of Mexico I had to first of all explain to my family that this is a bad deal that we shouldn’t be doing this, we should be committed to keeping our bilges clean, putting containers under the engines so that the oil in the bilge won’t go into the water.”
Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2015 12:22PM
audio Voices from the Gulf Patty Whitney of Bayou History Center
(Attachment On: Voices from the Gulf: Monique Verdin My Louisiana Love)
(audio/mpeg 4.6MB) - by wtulnews
5min Patty Whitney of Bayou History Center and BISCO tells of when she heard of the BP disaster in the Gulf in 2010 "The Deep Water Horizon is actually a metaphor for coastal Louisiana, we’re dead we just haven’t dropped yet. DWH was like being told you have terminal cancer. It may take awhile, but we're gone." http://gulffuture.org
Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2015 12:51PM
audio Voices from the Gulf: Monique Verdin My Louisiana Love (audio/mpeg 4.9MB) - by WTUL News
Monique Verdin of My Louisiana Love tells of when she first sawthe oil wash in from BP's disaster in the Gulf in 2010
Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2015 1:02PM
audio Voices from the Gulf David Underhill Mobile Sierra Club
(Attachment On: Voices from the Gulf: Monique Verdin My Louisiana Love)
(audio/mpeg 4.6MB) - by wtulnews
5min David Underhill Mobile Sierra Club tells us how lifelong resistance can be a success. And I’ve been involved here and elsewhere in uprisings against environmental atrocities and uh others that mobilized people in the streets and communities and in council meetings, um that usually failed in their announced objectives and uh haha are currently failing now in Mobile, but the resistance continues, and in necessity from all of this that I conclude that the resistance itself is a success in that it keeps you alert to what you must do with the brief time that you’re allowed on earth http://gulffuture.org
Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2015 1:16PM
audio Voices from the Gulf Jennifer Bennett, environmental engineer
(Attachment On: Voices from the Gulf: Monique Verdin My Louisiana Love)
(audio/mpeg 4.8MB) - by wtulnews
Jennifer Bennett, an environmental engineer in Houston, TX reflects on BP's strategy to disperse the oil gushing from teh bottom of hte Mississippi Canyon in the Northern Gulf of Mexico 5min 'The solution I saw was like “oh, we’re just gonna dump some more carcinogenic crap in there! Yeah totally standard because it’s the cheapest option, and they think that’s cleanup.” I’ve been working in the environmental industry long enough to know that is cleanup and it’s not what people think it is.' http://gulffuture.org
Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2015 3:47PM
audio Voices from the Gulf Sharron Stewart
(Attachment On: Voices from the Gulf: Monique Verdin My Louisiana Love)
(audio/mpeg 3.8MB) - by wtulnews
Sharron Stewart, in Houston, TX reflects on government repression of witnessing the disaster unfold on Gulf Beaches in Alabama 5min 'There were so many people on the island and they would not let us get anywhere near the beaches or take pictures. Or take pictures! If you got out of your car, you were followed, if you stayed in the public right of way, you were followed. And they would have confiscated my camera if I had taken a picture. That is so different from my experience of oil spill cleanups in the past when I worked for NOAA. ' http://gulffuture.org
Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2015 3:51PM
audio March 15! East Oakland Block Party interview with George of CURYJ on settingthestandard (audio/mpeg 33.2MB) - by paz
March 15! East Oakland Block Party interview with George of CURYJ on settingthestandard Save the Date March 15! East Oakland Block Party for the whole family, celebrating the 50th Anniversaries of the Black and Chicano Arts Movements. Brought to you by East Side Arts Alliance, One Land One Struggle, CURYJ, East Bay Chevs, Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, Black Organizing Project, Onyx, and our neighborhood partners! ‪#‎eastsideartsalliance‬ https://www.facebook.com/CURYJ
Posted: Wed Feb 25, 2015 12:53PM
audio Mental Health and Sober Living Residence (audio/mpeg 16.5MB) - by WTUL News & Views
40min Counselor, parent, and student discuss mental-health and substance-use -related fatalities on Tulane's uptown campus
Posted: Mon Feb 23, 2015 7:30AM
audio Interview With Senator JP Morrell (audio/mpeg 12.4MB) - by WTUL News & Views
Senator JP Morrell joined News and Views to update listeners on bills he is introducing for the upcoming spring legislative session in order to address the problem of sexual assaults on university campuses and domestic violence in general in the State of Louisiana.
Posted: Fri Feb 13, 2015 8:39AM
audio Fox Sloan speaks
(Attachment On: Santa Cruz Residents Call for Sheriff to Accept Responsibility for 'Unnatural' Jail Deaths)
(audio/mpeg 4.2MB) - by Alex Darocy
Fox Sloan is the mother of Amanda Sloan, who was found dead in the Santa Cruz County Jail on July 17, 2013.
Posted: Sun Feb 8, 2015 7:53PM
audio Hooking Up and Staying Hooked w/ Colin Adamo (audio/mpeg 22.0MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Information about Hooking Up and Staying Hooked, a website and educational graphic novel for high school aged guys about sexual health and healthy relationships.
Posted: Wed Feb 4, 2015 6:45AM
audio The Energy Game (audio/mpeg 54.7MB) - by WTUL News and Views
The Energy Gang is a weekly podcast that dives into the technological, political and market forces driving energy and environmental issues.
Posted: Mon Feb 2, 2015 8:07AM
audio RIDE New Orleans hosts Voices for Transportation Choices event (audio/mpeg 10.2MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Voices for Transportation Choices will be held on Saturday January 24, 2015.
Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2015 7:47AM
audio #BadPictureMondays: Body Positivity in the Internet Age w/ Tiffany McCulley (audio/mpeg 28.7MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Interview with body positivity activist and The Body Is Not An Apology organizer Tiffany McCulley about the state of the body positivity movement, her experience as a bearded lady, and why 'fat' and 'ugly' should not be dirty words.
Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 7:27AM
audio Dolores Huerta Keynote Speech 24:08 minutes
(Attachment On: 1,500 march for Peace and Social Justice in Fresno)
(audio/mpeg 22.1MB) - by Mike Rhodes
This is the complete keynote address by Dolores Huerta at the January 19, 2015 Martin Luther King Day event in Fresno.
Posted: Tue Jan 20, 2015 11:39AM
audio Dr. Elmore Rigamer Interview on Single Payer Health Care (audio/mpeg 32.7MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Elmore F. Rigamer, MD, MPA, - currently Medical Director for Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans - joined us in the studio to discuss single payer health care verses private insurer plans in the United States. Issues discussed included whether or not healthcare is a human right or a privilege, if a transition from the Affordable Care Act to a single payer system is possible, the social costs such as medical bankruptcy, illness and unnecessary deaths, how much the insurance lobby s...
Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2015 7:38AM

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