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Vote Your Hopes, Not Your Fears: Building the Green Party (audio/mpeg 3.4MB)
Socialist Alternative, led by Seattle City Councilor Kshama Sawant, and others have called for Bernie Sanders to found an independent left party for the 99 percent and run as an independent, or to appeal to Jill Stein and the Green Party to join their ticket, despite Sanders's oft repeated promise to endorse the Democrats’ nominee. With little time left to get a new party on the ballot in most states, I looked into Green Party ballot access in the 50 states and spoke to Bruce Dixon, Georgia...
Posted: Thu May 5, 2016 12:57PM
Interview with Westley Bayas III running as Delegate for Bernie Sanders (audio/mpeg 16.4MB)
Janet Hays interviews New Orleans resident Westley Bayas III on what it means to be running as a delegate to represent Bernie Sanders at the 2016 July Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia to ensure that issues such as a nationwide $15/hour minimum wage, systemic criminal justice reform, and making public colleges & universities tuition free are In the Democratic platform for the 2016 election.
Posted: Fri Apr 29, 2016 9:45AM
Hillary Clinton and Justin Trudeau united behind Israel, against BDS (audio/mpeg 1.8MB)
There is now a full-fledged national movement to counter the BDS movement, with AIPAC-supported bills moving forward not only in Congress but also in two dozen state legislatures. These bills mimic legislation passed by the Israeli Knesset in 2014 and a resolution passed by Canada’s House of Commons, by a vote of 229 to 51, on Feb. 22 this year.
Posted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 1:01PM
Proposed city ordinance would reform marijuana prohibition in New Orleans (audio/mpeg 23.4MB)
Interview with Kevin Caldwell - Executive Director of CommonsenseNOLA - a marijuana reform advocacy organization. Listeners learn about why a proposed city ordinance that would reform marijuana prohibition in New Orleans is needed. Discussed are issues of racial equity, summonses, citations and the negative economic and humanitarian impacts of high bonds amounts on poor people who have committed low level non-violent offenses.
Posted: Fri Mar 4, 2016 7:02PM
The Green Party of New Orleans (audio/mpeg 23.1MB)
Kezia of WTUL News and Views speaks to Bart Everson of the Green Party of New Orleans about why he believes third party organizing to be beneficial to our democracy and a potentially powerful way to channel the energy and excitement of the Bernie Sanders campaign. The Green Party will be hosting a voter registration drive this Saturday at the 10th annual Hike for the Lafitte Greenway event.
Posted: Wed Mar 2, 2016 9:28AM
Bullingdon boys Rhodes & DeBeers carved up Africa, back in power with Boris, Dave & George (audio/mpeg 19.4MB)
also - 'International terrorism' cooked up by criminal governments to keep us in fear
Posted: Sat Jan 30, 2016 5:51AM
David Sheen’s lecture “the Bullet, the Ballot, and the Boycott” (Part 2) (audio/mpeg 29.9MB)
Part 2 from journalist David Sheen’s lecture “the Bullet, the Ballot, and the Boycott” at University of New Orleans on Tuesday, November 10, 2015.
Posted: Sun Nov 29, 2015 5:49PM
Audio (audio/mpeg 21.9MB)
This is an audio recording of Dolores Huerta’s remarks at the September 27 event. This 23:57 minute .mp3 was first heard on KFCF 88.1 FM in Fresno.
Posted: Sun Oct 11, 2015 4:24PM
Secret Plan to Capture Listener Sponsored Radio. Fake Progressives Exposed. (audio/mpeg 25.7MB)
Twit Wit Radio Aired on KPFA Sept 6, 2015 Political Satire: The Panel skewers the fake progressive wing of the Democratic Party.
Posted: Wed Sep 9, 2015 9:46PM
Eliana Lopez: What is the Scandal, Mr. Lie? (audio/mpeg 2.1MB)
In "What is the Scandal?," Eliana Lopez, actress and wife of San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, tells her side of the story of how Ed Lee tried to oust her husband from elected office in 2012. The final performance in the show's run at San Francisco's Victoria Theatre will be Sunday, September 6, at 6 pm, at 2961 16th St.
Posted: Sat Sep 5, 2015 8:42PM
Bruce Dixon on Black Activism and the Democratic Party (audio/mpeg 10.8MB)
On Monday, 08.19.2015, Black Agenda Report Managing Editor Bruce Dixon spoke to WBAI's Morning Show Hosts Michael G. Haskins and Jed Brandt about Black Lives Matter, Black organizing, and the Democratic Party. He says that the attempt to claim the Democratic Party as a populist organization has a long history which included successes, but that elites changed the rules to undermine every one of them.
Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2015 4:20PM
US still demands that Burundi's Nkurunziza stand down (audio/mpeg 2.3MB)
The regional tensions are no doubt real, the danger of mass violence great, but the African Great Lakes Region is so resource rich that the resource interests of the world’s industrial and military power elites are inevitably in play behind the news.
Posted: Mon Jul 20, 2015 2:35PM
The Dark History of the California Bear Flag: An Interview with Alex Abella (audio/mpeg 8.0MB)
Alex Abella is a journalist and author. His article for the Los Angeles Times called California, it's time to dump the Bear Flag, tells the history of California’s Bear Flag and its origins in a racist revolt.
Posted: Fri Jul 17, 2015 1:15PM
Caustic Water at Joe Brown Park Pool (audio/mpeg 16.4MB)
Recently, Caustic Water at Joe Brown Park Pool is causing increasing concern about the chemicals that caused the swimmers at Joe Brown to become ill. Amy Stelly, a resident of Treme who cares deeply about her neighborhood, has requested the City to provide list of all chemicals used in the pool, along with the expiration dates. The information is needed to provide the injured parties with more accurate information to share with their medical professionals.
Posted: Mon Mar 30, 2015 8:07AM
Richmond, California's vacant City Council seat (audio/mpeg 1.7MB)
Richmond City Councilors are attempting to come to an agreement about who will fill the Council seat vacated by newly elected Mayor Tom Butt, who swore in as mayor in January. The Richmond Progressive Alliance is backing Marilyn Langlois because, according to Councilor Eduardo Martinez, she's the best candidate.
Posted: Mon Feb 16, 2015 6:47PM
Interview With Senator JP Morrell (audio/mpeg 12.4MB)
Senator JP Morrell joined News and Views to update listeners on bills he is introducing for the upcoming spring legislative session in order to address the problem of sexual assaults on university campuses and domestic violence in general in the State of Louisiana.
Posted: Fri Feb 13, 2015 8:39AM
WTUL News reports on a lecture from Adam Briggle, a leader of a Frack Free Denton (audio/mpeg 27.4MB)
Adam Briggle of Frack Free Denton spoke to Tammany Together regarding the history of the 2014 ban against hydraulic fracturing in Denton, Texas.
Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2015 9:14PM
wtul news reports 7 points of advice from Adam Briggle, a leader of a Frack Free Denton (audio/mpeg 12.7MB)
Adam Briggle of Frack Free Denton spoke to Tammany Together regarding the history of the 2014 ban against hydraulic fracturing in Denton, Texas. He had 7 points of advice for Tammany Together in their struggle against Helis, Devon, Encana, Comstock, and Sanchez in the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale in the florida parishes of Louisiana. .Be United in diversity .Ban is simple, better than regulations. Reasonable regulations didn't work, but a Ban won 60 / 40. .Balance centralized and distributed power in the movement .Own the frame --This is Our Denton .Know yr stuff, question their experts, Question lawyers, and the science. .Don't make unnecessary enemies, and be respectful .Balance Attrition and Apathy --don't burn out, but always be ready with the next move.
Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2015 9:19PM
wtul news and views interviews forest wright about the public service commission race dec6 (audio/mpeg 7.2MB)
Forest Wright joined us to discuss what's at stake in the Public Service Commission race tomorrow, Dec 6, 2014. On the table are the problems with utilities contributing to the PSC race, energy efficiency, solar power initiatives in louisiana, and phone rates.
Posted: Fri Dec 5, 2014 7:57AM
Pastor Webster Speaks about the Upcoming Millage Election (audio/mpeg 26.9MB)
Pastor Webster speaks to WTUL News about the millage vote coming up on Saturday and why it may be a problem for New Orleanian residents.
Posted: Wed Dec 3, 2014 7:38AM