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audio News and Views: Interview with Tabitha Mustafa about the New Orleans Palestinian Film Festival (audio/mpeg 21.8mb) by Theodore Hilton
The 3rd annual New Orleans Palestinian Film Festival will take place Friday-Sunday November 3-5. We sat down with festival co-organizer Tabitha Mustafa to discuss this year's program....
Posted: Wed Nov 1, 2017 7:06AM
video Wolfenstein II: Punching Nazis [New World Order - Ministry] Trailer (video/mp4 21.3mb) by Heresy Labs
New Wolfenstein II trailer featuring Ministry's hit single 'New World Order'...
Posted: Mon Oct 23, 2017 3:41PM
audio Sites of Resistance in New Orleans (audio/x-wav 270.0mb) by WTUL New Orleans 91.5 News & Views
Sue Mobley, Public Programs Manager at Tulane School of Architecture's Small Center for Collaborative Design, joined WTUL News and Views to talk about the Small Center's upcoming exhibit, Sites of Resistance. The exhibit explores geographies and histories of social change in New Orleans and intends to reframe the narrative of New Orleans as a city with a dominant role in intense organizing, legal strategy, labor struggle, and civil rights activism....
Posted: Mon Sep 11, 2017 4:49AM
image Statement on Repression of Juggalos 480_one-big-carnival_1.jpg by GDC-IWOC
With recent events raising the profile of the Juggalo community, many activists are beginning to realize how the government’s being capable of labeling a group a “gang” without any accountability or due process is an important issue for revolutionaries to engage in....
Posted: Mon Sep 4, 2017 6:17PM
video Private Security patrols for artwork in Kansas City, Missouri (video/mp4 126.8mb) by The Jones/Skelton Report
A disturbing video illustrating the sub-contracting of police duties in the public sector to private security firms. In this case they have identified visual artwork as cause for contact. 5 minute video. Contains GRAPHIC content....
Posted: Sun Aug 27, 2017 5:51PM
video Arrested for Visual Art and Protest: Total Eclipse Of Our Rights (video/mp4 16.3mb) by The Jones/Skelton Report
The arrest of Alex Skelton and Joff Jones on day 4 of their "ILLEGAL ART" protest in Boulder, Colorado....
Posted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 8:21PM
video Day 3 Illegal Art Protest: Cracking the System? (video/mp4 69.8mb) by The Jones/Skelton Report
Day 3 of protests resulting from the original story found here: https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2017/08/16/18801573.php 3 minute Video....
Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 10:31PM
video Day 2: Illegal Art Protest (video/mp4 121.3mb) by The Jones/Skelton Report
Day 2 of protests resulting from the 0riginal story found here: https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2017/08/16/18801573.php 5 minute Video....
Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 10:19PM
video Illegal Art Protest: Day 1 (video/mp4 297.1mb) by The Jones/Skelton Report
Day 1 of protests resulting from the original story found here: https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2017/08/16/18801573.php 12 minute Video....
Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 10:04PM
video Public Display of Art ILLEGAL in Boulder, CO: The ‘Behind Closed Doors’ Investigation (video/mp4 143.9mb) by The Jones/Skelton Report
Contact from a Boulder police officer and a follow up conversation with city employees confirms that the showing or selling of art is illegal in public in Boulder, CO. 11 minute video....
Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 7:29AM
audio Audio postcard from Louisiana Books 2 Prisoners (audio/x-wav 57.4mb) by WTUL News and Views
Books 2 Prisoners sends books of all kinds to people incarcerated across the Deep South, and for almost every package delivered, they receive letters asking for more....
Posted: Wed Aug 9, 2017 6:20AM
image Despite Artists' Opposition, Israeli Government-funded Show Starting at Lincoln Center 480_habima_cameri_lincoln_center.jpg by Adalah-NY
An Israeli government-supported theater initiative begins tonight at Lincoln Center, despite a protest letter signed by over 80 artists. The Lincoln Center performances are taking place against a backdrop of heightened Israeli government repression of Palestinians living under Israeli military occupation in the Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem, and revelations that 43 Senators hope to implement a law that could make it a felony for Americans to support similar boycott protests against Israel....
Posted: Tue Jul 25, 2017 11:07AM
audio Intersectional Community Organizing for Social Justice Roundtable, March 2017 (audio/mpeg 45.7mb) by Theo Hilton
Panel on intersectional activism in New Orleans...
Posted: Mon Jun 5, 2017 7:11AM
image Anne Hillerman: Song Of The Lion- A Legacy Series 480_18301462_1341035065979086_147776440374229591_n_1.jpg by Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney
A review with mystery writer/author Anne Hillerman's new novel- SONG OF THE LION...
Posted: Wed May 3, 2017 7:01PM
image Albert Woodfox: "Freedom Is A State Of Mind" 480_albertrooftop_1.jpg by International Coalition to Free the Angola 3
The A3 Coalition has just published the latest issue of their newsletter, detailing Albert Woodfox adn Robert King's latest travels, plus a new Kickstarter campaign for the US release of a new UK documentary film about the Angola 3 entitled "Cruel and Unusual." The newsletter is reprinted here in full....
Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 1:33PM
text Imprint of Hope Are Making Iraq Great and Beautiful by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
In addition to decorating the city’s walls, Imprint of Hope also paints orphanages, nurseries and public buildings, including a children’s cancer hospital....
Posted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 2:45AM
audio Interview with Dj Jaffe - Focusing on Reforms for Untreated Serious Mentally Ill People (audio/mpeg 26.5mb) by WTUL News and Views
Dj Jaffe - Author of Insane Consequences: How the Mental Health Industry Fails the Mentally Ill - is a mental health advocate unafraid to speak the truth about the realities of untreated serious mental illness. He has been called radical by some and a gadfly by others but there is no doubt that his words resonate with many families unable to help their sick loved ones because the mental health system is completely dysfunctional....
Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 7:24PM
audio Mardi Gras in New Orleans - The Black Indian Tradition and struggles with oppression. (audio/mpeg 19.3mb) by WTUL News and Views
Belden "Noonie Man" Batiste joins WTUL News and Views' DJ I'm Under The Bus on Mardi Gras Eve to discuss issues of cultural and economic oppression of the Mardi Gras Indian culture. Mardi Gras Day is symbolically the most important day for New Orleans Black Indians....
Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 3:07PM
image After writers' appeal, US literary festival will proceed without Israeli government funds 480_pen_at_writers_resist_event_1.jpg by Adalah-NY
Human rights advocates welcome the decision by PEN America to hold PEN’s annual World Voices literary festival without funding from the Israeli government. The decision followed a campaign and a call supported by leading literary figures asking the organization to reject Israeli government sponsorship. PEN America accepted Israeli government support for the World Voices Festival four of the previous five years, and despite writers’ opposition in 2016. PEN America did not, however, offer a rea...
Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 10:11AM
image Multicultural festival confronts ambassadors of Israel’s colonial system in Brooklyn 480_batsheva_sign_1.jpg by Adalah-NY
On Saturday evening, February 4, about 100 New Yorkers braved an icy wind to protest the appearance of Israel’s Batsheva Dance Company, and to do some dancing themselves, as part of a North American campaign for a boycott of the group’s tour. Batsheva is being boycotted by advocates for Palestinian rights due to its role as what Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls one of Israel's greatest cultural ambassadors. Batsheva’s North American tour is supported by the Ministry. The dance compa...
Posted: Tue Feb 7, 2017 1:43PM