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audio September 9th National Prison Strike (audio/mpeg 43.5mb) by The Ex-Worker
The Ex-Worker is back! And just in time, because a potentially historic national prisoner strike is just around the corner. In our 49th episode, we discuss the upcoming September 9th strike to end prison slavery, with an interview with the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee. You’ll also hear a review of Dan Berger’s book Captive Nation: Black Prison Organizing in the Civil Rights Era; an interview with an anarchist from the UK about the Brexit vote; listener feedback on Spanish revolut...
Posted: Thu Aug 25, 2016 11:51AM
text ACLU of North Dakota Statement on First Amendment Violations at Dakota Access Pipeline Protest by ACLU of North Dakota
Cannon Ball, N.D., August 22, 2016 – The curbing of peaceful protests at the site of the Dakota Access Pipeline construction is in violation of our core principles of free speech....
Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 5:25PM
audio This Week in Palestine, August 12th, 2016 (audio/mpeg 6.2mb) by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for October 6, to the 12, 2016....
Posted: Sun Aug 14, 2016 2:40PM
audio New Orleans Drug Policy Update August 2016 (audio/mpeg 26.4mb) by WTUL News & Views
24 min New Orleans and surrounding area drug war news for 2016. Learn about: law enforcement officers and staffers booked or sentenced on conspiracy, drug distribution, malfeasance, and theft charges in Louisiana; official opiate overdose warnings from health departments, coroners, and law enforcement around the state; mixed bag state legislative actions; effects of prohibition on public health; findings on sentencing and jailing on municipal, state, and federal levels....
Posted: Sun Aug 14, 2016 7:52AM
text COINTELPRO action, not "Anonymous" video. by Silas Weatherby
Discussion of why the video call for a July 15th "Day of Rage" supposedly from "Anonymous" was almost certainly a COINTELPRO action....
Posted: Thu Aug 11, 2016 2:36PM
text Public Records Sought Over Federal Surveillance of Climate Protesters by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, August 11, 2016 — The Center for Biological Diversity today filed nine Freedom of Information Act requests seeking the release of public records relating to surveillance of peaceful protests of federal fossil fuel auctions. Records obtained by the Intercept in July revealed that federal and local police agents went undercover at a May 20 public protest of a Bureau of Land Management fossil fuel auction in Lakewood, Colo....
Posted: Thu Aug 11, 2016 1:54PM
image Despite Small Victory with Writers' Support, Palestinian Poet Still Faces Years in Prison dareen_tatour_at_home_with_her_cats_1.jpg by Adalah-NY
After three months in Israeli prisons and more than six months under house arrest in an apartment near Tel Aviv, last week an Israeli judge ruled to allow Palestinian poet Dareen Tatour to continue her house arrest in her family home near Nazareth. Tatour’s appeal to move her house arrest from an apartment that her family was forced to rent outside Tel Aviv was granted shortly after over 250 literary figures, including 10 Pulitzer Prize-winners, called for her freedom in a letter stating that...
Posted: Fri Aug 5, 2016 8:20AM
audio This Week in Palestine, July 29th, 2016 (audio/mpeg 6.5mb) by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for July 23, to the 29, 2016....
Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2016 9:58PM
image The War on the Oppressed & Those Who Effectively Resist 480_american-white-terrorists_1.jpg by Tur-Ha Ak
No matter what your analysis is on the recent shootings in Dallas and Baton Rouge (false flag, genuine acts of revolution, or reactionary overreactions), it is a fact that a common tactic of war is to frame your enemies in terms that justify aggression....
Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 11:12PM
text Ferguson police killing of Michael Brown & invations of Afghanistan: variations on a theme by Gil Villagran, MSW
The Police killing of Michael Brown by a Furguson policeman and the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, and subsequent U.S. invasion are dominos, variations upon a theme: the hubris of a powerful nation, class or ruling elite to control a much subservient people or nation, there are tragic lessons to be learned to the demise of the powerful (at the expense of the powerless)....
Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 9:54AM
text On Baton Rouge, Falcon Heights, and Dallas by Linda Burnham
Baton Rouge, Falcon Heights, Dallas...
Posted: Tue Jul 19, 2016 3:40PM
audio Speaking Up Against Police Terror in Baton Rouge and New Orleans (audio/mpeg 34.7mb) by WTUL News & Views
Speaking up against police terror with Redell, creator of #TheResistance, a faith-based activist group, and Melissa, daily protestors at Baton Rouge Police Headquarters. Plus, Malcolm Suber, community activist, speaking at "Moral Panics & Mass Incarceration in the Neoliberal City: Katrina After 10" from Brown University....
Posted: Mon Jul 18, 2016 6:27AM
audio This Week in Palestine, July 16th, 2016 (audio/mpeg 3.4mb) by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for July 09, to the 16, 2016....
Posted: Sat Jul 16, 2016 11:05PM
audio Cherri Foytlin reports on Baton Rouge kettling and jail conditions (audio/mpeg 10.4mb) by Cherri Foytlin c/o WTUL News
Cherri first describes her arrest on July 10th in detail. A second clip describes possible human rights violations in the Baton Rouge jail....
Posted: Fri Jul 15, 2016 1:54AM
image Teamsters Mourn the Loss of Local 320 Member Philando Castile 480_philando_castile_1.jpg by via the Teamsters
14-Year Member was Nutrition Services Supervisor in St. Paul Public Schools...
Posted: Tue Jul 12, 2016 4:10PM
image Oaxaca 2016: «Esta lucha no es del magisterio, es del pueblo de México» 480_marcha-ayuujk-oaxaca_1.jpg by El Enemigo Común
Miles de hombres y mujeres, desde una multitud de pueblos y comunidades están luchando en su día a día para construir un camino distinto, justo y digno....
Posted: Mon Jul 11, 2016 2:04PM
image Oaxaca 2016: “This is not a teachers struggle, it belongs to the people of Mexico” 480_marcha-ayuujk-oaxaca_1.jpg by El Enemigo Común
Thousands of men and women, from a multitude of peoples and communities, are struggling daily to build a different path, just and dignified....
Posted: Mon Jul 11, 2016 1:38PM
audio On Drug User Health and Dignity - Interview with Mike Selick from Harm Reduction Coalition (audio/mpeg 21.7mb) by WTUL News & Views
On Drug User Health and Dignity - Interview with Mike Selick from the Training & Capacity-Building Institute at the Harm Reduction Coalition....
Posted: Mon Jul 11, 2016 6:22AM
audio The Wave Youth Movement Speeches in Baton Rouge on July 10th (audio/mpeg 12.2mb) by WTUL News
From Jason Chartlock's periscope, audio of the wave rally on the Louisiana capitol steps on July 10, 2016....
Posted: Mon Jul 11, 2016 6:21AM
audio Angela Kinlaw of Justice for Eric Harris (audio/mpeg 11.2mb) by WTUL News
Eric Harris was killed on Friday on Phillip St. near Simon Bolivar by Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office in NOLA after a high speed chase....
Posted: Mon Jul 11, 2016 5:28AM