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audio Louisiana Defenders Collective Interview from WTUL News and Views (audio/mpeg 50.6MB) - by WTUL News and Views
News and Views speaks to members of the Louisiana Defenders Collective, going over the holes in the criminal justice system that make their services necessary and the particular pressures put on juveniles in the privatization of the public school system, especially the ways formerly standard in-school behavioral problems have become criminalized.
Posted: Wed Jun 25, 2014 7:22AM
audio Women's Magazine (audio/x-wav 119.9MB) - by Eryn Mathewson
On today's show, we hear a critique of achievement focused education and why legalizing marijuana may help end the war on drugs.
Posted: Mon Sep 24, 2012 1:30PM
audio Cynthia McKinney on legalizing marijuana
(Attachment On: Women's Magazine)
(audio/x-wav 137.9MB) - by Eryn Mathewson
Eryn Mathewson speaks with former Georgia Congresswoman, Cynthia McKinney, about the Peace and Freedom party and why she supports marijuana-use legalization.
Posted: Mon Sep 24, 2012 1:30PM
audio Breakfast Plenary on work being done to establish & defend civil rights in California toda
(Attachment On: ACLU California Conference & Lobby Day 2012, 4/15/12: audio & PDFs)
(audio/mpeg 20.5MB) - by Dave Id
(audio 59:50) Breakfast Plenary, including a greeting from Mickey Welsh, Board Chair, ACLU of Northern California; a welcome from Hector Villagra, Executive Director , ACLU of Southern California ; a presentation about the ACLU of California by Abdi Soltani, Executive Director, ACLU of Northern California ; and an overview of the day's agenda, by Homayra Yusufi, Policy Advocate, ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties.
Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 9:27AM
audio You Don’t Shed Your Rights At the Schoolhouse Gate
(Attachment On: ACLU California Conference & Lobby Day 2012, 4/15/12: audio & PDFs)
(audio/mpeg 28.0MB) - by Dave Id
(audio 1:21:24) In 1969 the United States Supreme Court ruled, “It can hardly be argued that either students or teachers shed their constitutional right to freedom of speech or expression at the schoolhouse gate.” In this interactive breakout session, we will discuss common problems facing LGBTQ students and their allies when they express themselves through clothing, speech, or the formation of Gay-Straight Alliance clubs. We also will give a comprehensive overview of the rights guaranteed to LGBTQ students and allies in California public schools. Finally, we will discuss the ACLU’s latest campaigns on these issues, including our fight against zero-tolerance responses to harassment and discrimination in schools. Presented by James Gilliam, Deputy Executive Director, ACLU of Southern California; Joey Hernandez, LGBTQ Student Rights Advocate, ACLU of Southern California; and Saskia Levy-Shean, Organizing Intern, ACLU of Northern California
Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 9:27AM
audio Know Your Rights: Free Speech, Protests & Demonstrations in California
(Attachment On: ACLU California Conference & Lobby Day 2012, 4/15/12: audio & PDFs)
(audio/mpeg 27.1MB) - by Dave Id
(audio 1:19:04) This workshop will provide an overview of what constitutes protected speech, the difference between public and private realms of assembly, and your rights to protest and demonstrate. Presented by Linda Lye, Staff Attorney, ACLU of Northern California
Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 9:27AM
audio Estamos Unidos Tour (Principalmente en Español)
(Attachment On: ACLU California Conference & Lobby Day 2012, 4/15/12: audio & PDFs)
(audio/mpeg 26.5MB) - by Dave Id
(audio 1:17:10) El 25 de abril de 2012, los EE.UU. Corte Suprema escuchará los argumentos sobre la SB 1070 de Arizona. En junio, el Tribunal emitirá su decisión con consecuencias importantes para los derechos de los inmigrantes y los ciudadanos en todo el país. Mientras tanto, las propias políticas del gobierno federal de hacer cumplir han establecido registros de deportaciones. Estamos Unidos es el estado por estado, la organización bilingüe y campaña de comunicación a participar electores latinos en los derechos de los inmigrantes y el trabajo de las libertades civiles. Esta iniciativa se ve facilitada por las empresas afiliadas de ACLU en California, Arizona y otros estados, así como las organizaciones asociadas. MiACLU es una plataforma permanente puesto en marcha a través de esta campaña. Ven a esta sesión para aprender más acerca de este nuevo proyecto. On April 25th, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on Arizona’s SB 1070. In June, the Court will issue its decision with great consequence for the rights of immigrants and citizens alike nationwide. Meanwhile, the federal government’s own enforcement policies have set records for deportations. Estamos Unidos is state-by-state, bilingual organizing and communications campaign to engage Latino constituents in immigrants’ rights and civil liberties work. This initiative is facilitated by the ACLU affiliates in California, Arizona and other states, as well as partnering organizations. MiACLU is a permanent platform launched through this campaign. Come to this session to learn more about this exciting new project. http://miaclu.org txt "UNIDOS" to 74700 to sign up for mobile phone alerts Presented by Daisy Vieyra, Consultant, Estamos Unidos Tour; and Daniel Galindo, Organizer, ACLU of Northern California
Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 9:27AM
audio Interacting with the Police: Your Rights
(Attachment On: ACLU California Conference & Lobby Day 2012, 4/15/12: audio & PDFs)
(audio/mpeg 31.4MB) - by Dave Id
(audio 1:32:31) Learn practical tips on dealing with the police while walking down the street, driving, or simply being stopped for questioning. What you do or say all matters and being smart about how you stand up for your rights can mean the difference between being permitted to go on your way or being arrested. It also means that unless you know what your rights are, you could inadvertently incriminate yourself. This workshop will also cover important points for individuals without access to state issued identification cards and be a combination of the content included in the Spanish Know Your Rights workshop, Tus Derechos, and our English Your Rights & the Police workshop. Presented by Daniel Galindo, Organizer, ACLU of Northern California
Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 9:27AM
audio Examining What We’ve Lost: Civil Liberties in Post-9/11 America
(Attachment On: ACLU California Conference & Lobby Day 2012, 4/15/12: audio & PDFs)
(audio/mpeg 28.1MB) - by Dave Id
(audio 1:21:47) Over the past 10 years, we have seen our civil rights and liberties eroded by fear-mongering elected officials, intelligence and law enforcement agencies, and even our own local community members. Join us to hear from expert advocates at the ACLU of Southern California, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (SF Bay Area), and the Sikh Coalition on the status of civil liberties today in the national, state and local context. We will discuss the impact of these civil liberties violations on members of the Arab, Middle Eastern, Muslim, and South Asian (AMEMSA) communities, and how community members and allies can support ongoing efforts to rebuild our civil liberties protections. Moderated by Laila Fahimuddin, Organizer, ACLU of Northern California; with panelists Zahra Billoo, Executive Director, CAIR San Francisco Bay Area Chapter; Simran Kaur, Advocacy Manager, The Sikh Coalition; and Jennie Pasquarella, Staff Attorney, ACLU of Southern California
Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 9:27AM
audio Sheriff Tom Allman on Federal Threats to Mendocino County's Marijuana Regulation (audio/mpeg 2.8MB) - by Christina Aanestad
The Mendocino County Board of Supervisors voted to change it’s 9.31 program today, eliminating the 99 plant exemption and permitting program. Medical marijuana cultivators can grow no more than 25 plants per parcel in Mendocino County. The move follows federal threats against the county’s program. KMUd’s Christina Aanestad, publisher of the Mendocino Country Independent spoke with Mendocino County Sheriff Tom Allman about the ordeal.
Posted: Tue Feb 14, 2012 4:09PM
audio Federal Threats Change Mendocino County Medical Marijuana Regulation (audio/mpeg 5.8MB) - by Christina Aanestad
The Mendocino County Board of Supervisors changed their ground breaking medical marijuana regulation, the 9.31 Ordinance, to thwart off threats from federal officials. The new changes rollback cultivating 99 marijuana plants to 25. Local officials point to federal threats of legal action and fear of raids.
Posted: Wed Jan 25, 2012 6:14PM
audio Mendocino Country Independent News Hour (audio/mpeg 53.5MB) - by Christina Aanestad
This week on the Mendocino Country Independent News Hour, we speak with Mendocino County 2nd District Supervisor, John Mccowen, about the federal threats against the county's 9.31 medical marijuana permitting program, the 1st of its kind in the nation to regulate the production of medical marijuana.
Posted: Mon Jan 23, 2012 6:58PM
audio Cherán: Community Self Defense in Mexico’s Drug War (audio/mpeg 4.0MB) - by Clayton Conn
Since April 15th, members of the P’urhépecha indigenous community of Cherán, Michoacán have self-organized community defense committees to protect themselves from violence amidst Mexico’s drug war. On June 26th a small caravan set off from Cuernavaca, Morelos to bring food supplies to Cherán, to show support for the community, which is both suffering from and resisting the drug war model imposed by Mexican president Felipe Calderón soon after he took office in 2006.
Posted: Sun Jul 3, 2011 11:38AM
audio Emerald Cup 2010-Californias longest running medical marijuana competition (audio/mpeg 7.3MB) - by Christina Aanestad
Marijuana growers and consumers gathered at this years 7th annual Emerald Cup-Californias longest running medical marijuana competiton at Area 101 in Laytonville, nestled in the hills of Northern Mendocino County, to celebrate all things marijuana and the best of Northern Californias largest cash crop….
Posted: Wed Dec 15, 2010 3:23PM
audio Ciudad Juárez ante agresión directa de los federales (audio/mpeg 2.4MB) - by Liova
En el contexto de guerra irregular urbana que se vive en Ciudad Juárez, producto de la fallida estrategia del malgobierno federal de supuesto combate al crímen organizado, la movilización social de izquierda juarense ha sido nuevamente agraviada.
Posted: Thu Nov 11, 2010 11:32PM
audio Special 4:20 Cafe on La Onda Bajita: Vote Yes on Prop 19! (audio/mpeg 9.8MB) - by Legalize Marijuana
During a special edition of La Onda Bajita on KPFA, the radio crew and Omar Figueroa, a constitutional & criminal defense lawyer based in Sebastopol, CA, discuss why you should vote yes on proposition 19.
Posted: Wed Sep 22, 2010 1:41PM
audio Legalize It 2010 Prop 19 (audio/mpeg 53.5MB) - by Skidmark Bob
Coverage of prop 19 in California the legalization of Cannabis for adult use coming up for Nov 2010 vote featuring excerpts from The Cannabis Chronicles looking at the Tax and Regulate Cannabis initiative interview excerpts from Richard Lee (wrote and funded prop 19) also CaNORML director Dale Gieringer and medical activist Dr. Frank Lucindo. The 420 Drug War News, AlJazeera English news story on Mexico considering legalization Also music by Peter Tosh, Sucking Chest Wound, Refer Madness: The...
Posted: Thu Sep 16, 2010 4:59PM
audio Mendocino County passes 99 medical marijuana plant regulation (audio/mpeg 4.6MB) - by Christina Aanestad
Medical Marijuana Collectives in Mendocino County can grow up to 99 plants per 5 acre parcel through a county wide zip tie program. The zip tie program exempts collectives from the county's 9.31 ordinance that limits grows up to 25 plants per parcel.
Posted: Fri Jul 9, 2010 5:00PM

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