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Interview with Lydia Y. Nichols on upcoming documentary Katrina Babies (audio/mpeg 75.1MB) - by WTUL News & Views
Gahiji Barrow interviews Lydia Y. Nichols about the upcoming documentary Katrina Babies that looks at the experience of children who survived the storm. This conversation includes discussion about trauma, racism and what it means to be young black and from New Orleans and have lived through Katrina and how those lasting impacts are being felt.
Posted: Wed Jun 24, 2015 7:38AM
Judge Leifman, Miami-Dade, discusses efforts to reduce incarceration of mentally ill (audio/mpeg 18.3MB) - by WTUL News & Views
Miami-Dade Joins National Program - https://stepuptogether.org/ - to Stop Jailing Mentally Ill under the leadership of Judge Steven Leifman. Part of the solution involves reusing an abandoned psychiatric hospital as a diversionary facility one-stop-shop.
Posted: Mon Jun 22, 2015 8:46AM
Interview: Westin Campo - 350 Louisiana (audio/mpeg 15.1MB) - by WTUL News & Views
350Louisiana calls on New Orleans city council to mandate 20% renewable energy by 2020.
Posted: Fri Jun 19, 2015 8:12AM
Breaking the Silence: Townhall Forum on Women and Girls of Color in New Orleans (audio/mpeg 21.5MB) - by WTUL News and Views
WTUL News and Views speak with Rachel Gilmer, Melanie Powers, and Adrienne D. Dixson, PhD about the upcoming Breaking the Silence event and the importance of elevating the stories and issues of black women in America.
Posted: Wed Jun 17, 2015 10:57AM
Girls Rock New Orleans, June 8th-13th 2015 (audio/mpeg 3.2MB) - by Jesse Rafert
Girls Rock! New Orleans brings together volunteer instructors and female and female identifying kids to create an explosive showcase of talent and inspiration! From June 8th- 13th, kids learn new instruments, form bands, and attend workshops about music, art, and social justice.
Posted: Thu May 28, 2015 5:12PM
Kathryn Johnson of Public Citizen Discusses the "Fast Tracking" of the TPP (audio/mpeg 19.2MB) - by Janet Hays
Kathryn Johnson of Public Citizen flew from Washington D.C. to New Orleans to help urge Cedric Richmond oppose the “fast tracking” of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), a mammoth trade deal that will undermine labor, health, and environmental policies in the United States and allow corporations to sue federal and state governments for passing legislation that results in a loss of profit. The TPP is the largest trade agreement in the history of the United States. “Fast tracking” ...
Posted: Thu May 28, 2015 4:25PM
Quess, local New Orleans poet, Interview with Nora Maria Fuller (audio/mpeg 29.2MB) - by WTUL News and Views
17m Interview with New Orleans poet Quess of New Orleans Chapter of the Black Youth Project 100 talking about their participation in "The Confederate Flag, A Belated Burial 2015," an art and education based effort by John C Sims to create a conversation around the harmful effects of ongoing psychological terrorism in Black communities, especially in the South, and to turn that conversation to action to combat these effects. Louisiana is one of 13 states participating in a belated flag burial ...
Posted: Mon May 25, 2015 8:45AM
Anti-Eviction Mapping Mural Project interview on Settingthestandard (audio/x-wav 263.0MB) - by paz
JUST IN from the amazing folks at the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project. The long-awaited "Narratives of Displacement" is an oral history project map featuring the stories of the displaced upon a background of no-fault evictions in San Francisco and foreclosures in Alameda County. "The audio and video stories are embedded on the map, often in short and long format, so that viewers can engage in different clips of stories, or at times delve into deeper stories of loss and resistance." Check it ou...
Posted: Tue May 19, 2015 1:38PM
Martha Huckabuy from St Rose Community One Voice on the need for fenceline air monitoring (audio/mpeg 10.9MB) - by wtulnews
Martha Huckabuy of St Rose Community One Voice describes her experiences living next to the Shell / IMTT oil transport facility, which has doubled in size in the past year, as the United States exports more and more oil to other nations. Martha and st Rose was disturbed by noxious odors from the Shell / IMTT facility and testifies to the Natural Resources committee of the Louisiana house of Representatives on the need for fenceline monitoring
Posted: Fri May 15, 2015 9:26AM
Girls Rock New Orleans 2015 (audio/mpeg 9.5MB) - by wtulnews
Li and Saiya join us to talk about Girls Rock New Orleans, June 8th and on this summer at NOCCA. The performance will be on June 13th, and a fundraiser is tomorrow, at 5pm at Clouet Gardens.
Posted: Fri May 15, 2015 9:16AM
Interview with LOUD Queer Youth Theater participants Latreece Reed, Nicky Cao, and Joriel (audio/mpeg 16.4MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Gahiji Barrow interviews members of LOUD, the Queer Youth Theater project based in New Orleans today. They discuss their upcoming performance, Pursuit of Justice, which will take place at the Mid City Theater this weekend. Also bring up topics of how queer youth interact with the police and feel about the police in New Orleans and what the group has brought to their lives.
Posted: Wed May 13, 2015 6:49AM
Heterodox Economics, Cultural Anthropology, and Radical Transformation with DJ Ferman-León (audio/mpeg 97.0MB) - by Felipe Messina (crosspost)
Radical economist Dr. Michael Hudson, on Bonnie Faulkner's Guns and Butter (KPFA/Pacifica Radio), has called the University of Missouri’s heterodox economics department, the anti-Chicago School of Economics. Lumpenproletariat.org speaks with one of the most interesting thinkers and theoreticians at UMKC’s radical economics department about radical transformation and social change. (70 minute audio file)
Posted: Tue May 12, 2015 2:40AM
Anarchy on the Shop Floor: Anarchists in Contemporary Labor Struggles (audio/mpeg 59.3MB) - by FireWorks
Militants talk about organizing happening at various workplaces around the Bay Area and beyond. Recorded at the Bay Area Anarchist Bookfair, 2015.
Posted: Sun May 10, 2015 12:22AM
Desmoines Water Works Suing Drainage Districts Over Nitrate Pollution (audio/mpeg 3.7MB) - by Jesse Rafert
The Desmoines Water Works is suing drainage districts for not properly regulating nitrate pollution. This may have an impact on the "dead zone" in the Gulf of Mexico, which is caused in part by agricultural runoff in the Mississippi River.
Posted: Thu May 7, 2015 10:31PM
Dr. Carl Hart at Drug Policy Alliance Conference in NOLA (audio/mpeg 19.3MB) - by WTUL News & Views
A Human Rights based approach to drug policy
Posted: Wed May 6, 2015 8:15AM
#makepennyproud raw audio new orleans (audio/mpeg 17.9MB) - by wtulnews
raw audio of #makepennyproud rally on Ursulines, Fri 24th Apr 2015
Posted: Sun Apr 26, 2015 3:34PM
Stacy Drury study on telomeres and stress in New Orleans children (audio/mpeg 3.3MB) - by Jesse Rafert, WTUL
Public Health Professor Stacy Drury discusses the "global stress indicator" that is the telomere, and how stressed out New Orleans children are
Posted: Thu Apr 23, 2015 6:58PM
New Orleans Bail Bonds (audio/mpeg 77.3MB) - by WTUL News & Views
Gahiji discusses bail bonds and plays talks from District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro and an intervew with Loyola Professor Bill Quigley.
Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 7:33AM
(Attachment On: New Orleans Bail Bonds) (audio/mpeg 19.2MB) - by WTUL News & Views
Full Bill Quigley Interview
Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 7:33AM
(Attachment On: Francisca from PuenteAZ Interview on SB01070 5years later/ Joe Arpio on settingthestandard) (audio/mpeg 28.5MB) - by paz
Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 12:47AM