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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
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
audio Scorecard of 50 Police Body Camera Programs Shows Failure to Protect Civil Rights (audio/mpeg 12.2mb) by via The Leadership Conference
WASHINGTON, August 2, 2016 – Today The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and Upturn released a scorecard (see: https://www.bwcscorecard.org/) that evaluates the civil rights safeguards of police body-worn camera programs in 50 U.S. cities. It shows a nationwide failure to protect the civil rights and privacy of surveilled communities. In November 2015, these organizations released an initial scorecard evaluating 25 programs. This new edition updates the policies of those origina...
Posted: Fri Aug 5, 2016 12:39AM
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
audio Power for the People (audio/mpeg 58.7mb) by Mike Rhodes
This was an interview on the Street Heat radio show (July 22, 2016) on KFCF 88.1 FM with Justice Medina and friends. Justice was the lead organizer of an impressively large demonstration in Fresno demanding police accountability. 30:40 minute audio....
Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2016 10:09PM
audio Power for the People - the un-cut version (Attachment On: Power for the People) (audio/mpeg 7.5mb) by Mike Rhodes
This is the original version of Justice Medina's song Power for the People. I had to edit the original version, because it was being broadcast on the radio and...
Posted: Sat Jul 23, 2016 7:27AM
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 White Supremacy Grows in Northern California (audio/mpeg 8.5mb) by UpFront, KPFA
UpFront examines the white supremacist movement in Northern California and across the United States, especially regarding the events of June 26 when antifascists shut down a planned Nazi rally at the State Capital building in Sacramento. Host Cat Brooks speaks with Cedric O’Bannon, an independent reporter and organizer who was stabbed in Sacramento; B, an anti-racist, antifa organizer; and David Neiwart of the Southern Poverty Law Center....
Posted: Sat Jul 16, 2016 3:00PM
audio Full episode: Remembering Port Chicago; White Supremacy Grows in Northern California (July 15, 2016) (Attachment On: White Supremacy Grows in Northern California) (audio/mpeg 10.3mb) by UpFront, KPFA
(audio 59:51) Remembering Port Chicago; White Supremacy Grows in Northern California Cat Brooks filling in for Brian Edwards-Tiekert. Guests: Rober...
Posted: Sat Jul 16, 2016 3:00PM
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
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
audio George Carlin on police sensitivity training (audio/mpeg 545.8kb) by ftp
George Carlin on police sensitivity training and two new requirements police ought to have (47 seconds)....
Posted: Thu Jul 7, 2016 5:56PM
audio Cat Brooks, Darwin BondGraham and Ali Winston speak about Oakland police criminal culture (audio/mpeg 13.4mb) by Democracy Now!
AMY GOODMAN: We’re joined by three guests. In San Francisco, California, we’re joined by Cat Brooks. She is an Oakland-based Black Lives Matter activist, co-founder of the Anti Police-Terror Project. Brooks helped organize Friday’s protest against the Oakland Police Department. In Berkeley, we’re joined by two reporters who helped break the Oakland Police Department sex crime story. Darwin BondGraham and Ali Winston are journalists with the East Bay Express....
Posted: Tue Jun 21, 2016 8:10PM
audio Darwin BondGraham & Ali Winston Discuss Their Oakland Police Investigation, Firing of Sean Whent (audio/mpeg 32.6mb) by UpFront, KPFA
Since this program was recorded, within a week of the firing of chief Sean Whent (on June 10), Oakland police have churned through two more, interim chief Ben Fairow (June 10 - June 15) and acting chief Paul Figueroa (June 15 - June 17). City Administrator Sabrina Landreth was then appointed by Mayor Libby Schaaf to oversee the department, and on June 20, deputy chief David Downing was named acting assistant chief. More and more crimes and corruption of Oakland police continue to be exposed....
Posted: Tue Jun 21, 2016 5:33PM
audio wtul news talks with Steve Merlan of Books2 Prisoners (audio/mpeg 8.2mb) by wtul news
We caught steve merlan on the street to talk to him about books2 prisoners new orleans, b2pnola.org, about their service work. On the table are how book requests work, and the challenges of reading while inside the prison system. Volunteer nights are weekly, sundays at 2527 George Nick Connor drive 4pm....
Posted: Fri May 20, 2016 7:31AM