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audioT4CW: Dana Frank on Honduras One Year After the Coup (audio/mpeg 32.0MB) by Maestr@s
A little ways back (sorry about the delay—you know what happens in June at school) The Maestr@s spoke with UCSC Professor Dana Frank about the situation in Honduras a year after the coup. We covered a lot of ground, thanks to coffee and enthusiasm about the people’s movement in a Central American nation ravaged by military coups and corporate globalization. MP3, 1 hr. 10 min....
Posted: Fri Jun 18, 2010 12:41PM
audioT4CW: Panel Discussion on Youth Violence and Street-Level Solutions (audio/mpeg 28.0MB) by Maestr@s
A little ways back (sorry about the delay—you know what happens at school in June) The Maestr@s spoke with three people involved in our community who had a lot to say about the climate in Santa Cruz, and the perception of a crime wave or increased gang activity. All three have a specific interest in youth. 1 hr. 1 min. MP3 format...
Posted: Tue Jun 15, 2010 1:01PM
imageT4CW May 3rd 2010: Immigration Policy and Border Politics
by Maestr@s
Over the past few weeks, the teachers have spoken with Ramiro Medrano, a Watsonville Brown Beret, and Shannon Young, a reporter for Free Speech Radio News based in Oaxaca Mexico. The conversations have given a great deal of context to the debate about Immigration reform and border policies. Teachers 4 Class War airs every Monday at 6 PM on Free Radio Santa Cruz 101.1 FM. Ramiro: 1 hr. / Shannon: 54 min. We also discussed the challenges facing FSRN and alternative media in general: 7 min....
Posted: Tue May 4, 2010 12:54PM
audioT4CW 4.26.10: Reel Work May Day Labor Film about Mexico / 1 de Mayo y la SME (Bilingual) (audio/mpeg 51.5MB) by Maestr@s
The Teachers spoke with Rogelio Martinez Saldana, fellow PVFT Teacher, about the film he'll be presenting on Sunday May 2nd as part of the Reel Work Labor Film Festival, "Y Se Hizo la Luz" / L@s Maestr@s hablaron con Rogelio Martinez Saldana, tambien Maestro de la PVFT, acerco de la pelicula que presentara en el Domingo 2 de Mayo como parte del Festival de Cine Dia del Trabajador, "Y Se Hizo la Luz." [56.17 mono MP3, 1st half English / 2o parte Espanol]...
Posted: Wed Apr 28, 2010 1:32PM
audioT4CW 4.19.10: The Enduring Legacy of Howard Zinn: "The People Speak" at Reel Work (audio/mpeg 43.0MB) by Maestr@s
The Teachers spoke with two organizers of the Reel Work Labor Day Film Festival, already in progress, along with Lisa Smithline, who worked on "The People Speak," Howard Zinn's final production. We talked about the film, Zinn's work, and central role to the work of Educators and Workers in addition to Historians and political activists [MP3, mono, 46:57]....
Posted: Tue Apr 20, 2010 12:44PM
audioT4CW 4.5.10: Hollister Educator & Poet Joe Navarro (audio/mpeg 66.0MB) by Maestr@s
The Teachers spoke with Hollister Educator & Poet Joe Navarro about his blog "Education Is A Right," his 1st graders, his poetry, and his history. An educator since 1994, he's also been an expelled/drop-out, a factory worker, a union leader, an author and poet, and a father. He filled us in on local struggles in Hollister....
Posted: Tue Apr 20, 2010 12:25PM
audioT4CW 3.29.10: Marching for the Future of our Schools (audio/mpeg 22.9MB) by Maest@s
The teachers interviewed Students and Teachers Marching up the Central Valley to Sacramento, making their voices heard to protect funding for education in California, whether Elementary, University, or somewhere in between. We spoke with Jenn, Manny, Clay, Naomi, & Jose about why they're marching. 25 minutes/MP3 format....
Posted: Wed Mar 31, 2010 12:50PM
audioT4CW March 1st 2010: Tomas, Radical Teacher and creator of Rad Dad zine (audio/mpeg 31.7MB) by maestr@s
The teachers talked with writing teacher Tomas about his students and classes, and about his zine Rad Dad, a recommended resource whether you're parenting or child-free. Tomas is a regular at the Anarchist Bookfair, and rad dad 17 is fresh off the press. Quote of the show? Tomas works on English and writing skills with students who have "been beat by the system, so they come into this (classroom) in a confrontational way--as they should." MP3 format 34:40....
Posted: Thu Mar 11, 2010 1:19PM
audioT4CW Teachers 4 Class War: Teaching Olympic Resistance (audio/mpeg 21.4MB) by Maestr@s
Marla from ORN, the Olympic Resistance Network, lays it out: shady development, gentrification, misplaced priorities, corporatism, profiteering, hyper-nationalism, and police state control on stolen Indigenous land....
Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2010 5:30PM
audioT4CW: Is This the End of Public Education? Higher Education Panel Discussion (audio/mpeg 30.7MB) by Maestr@s
This week's Teachers 4 Class War asks: Is This the End of Public Education? A panel discussion featuring a speaker from each level of the California University system. In the studio we have Ramiro Medrano of the Educational Partnership Center at UCSC, as well as Stephanie Stainbach, President of the Cabrillo College Classified Employees Union. And on the phone we have Lillian Taiz, President of the California Faculty Association for the CSU system....
Posted: Mon Jan 4, 2010 5:39PM
audioT4CW 12.14.09: Linda Nathan and Boston's Art Academy (audio/mpeg 62.5MB) by maestr@s
The teachers interviewed Linda Nathan this week. She's the author of "The Hardest Questions Aren’t on the Test: Lessons from an Innovative Urban School," about her experience as founding headmaster of Boston's only public high school for the visual and performing arts, the Boston Arts Academy. We also hear from ARE, the Association of Raza Educators, some of whom traveled to Chicago for a Teachers 4 Social Justice conference there, plus news of school closures in LA and Oakland. 1 hr. 8 min....
Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2009 2:36PM
audioT4CW 11.30.09: PVUSD Trustee Sandra Nichols (audio/mpeg 26.5MB) by Maestr@s
Monday we spoke with Sandra Nichols, school board trustee for almost ten years in Pajaro. Sandra talked about why she ran for the elected office, and the political battles waged over the course of her time on the board over issues like bilingual education, transparency, budget priorities, military recruitment, and more. 57:48 mono MP3....
Posted: Fri Dec 4, 2009 7:58AM
audioT4CW 11.09.09: Honduras Resiste! Alfredo Lopez Alvarez de OFRANEH (audio/mpeg 16.9MB) by Maestr@s
L@s Maestr@s hablamos con Alfredo Lopez Alvarez de OFRANEH, la ORGANIZACION FRATERNAL NEGRA HONDUREÑA, sobre las luchas varias de la comunidad negra en un pais bajo gobierno defacto. Con 21 muertos en mas que cuatro meses del golpe de estado, la gente de Honduras estan en crisis diariamente....
Posted: Mon Nov 9, 2009 7:26PM
audioT4CW 11.2.09: Dave Marcus on an Educational Rite of Passage (audio/mpeg 24.3MB) by Maestr@s
The Teachers spoke with Dave Marcus, about the process known as College Admissions, which generally misses the mark as a rite of passage, which it should be. Rather than SAT tutorials, teens should be finding themselves and self reflecting on the process of what it means to become an adult. Dave talks about what we can do differently for our students on the verge of adulthood. 53:11 mono MP3...
Posted: Mon Nov 9, 2009 6:00PM
audioT4CW Oct. 26 09: Jim Loewen (audio/mpeg 13.7MB) by Maestr@s
On Monday we spoke with James Loewen, researcher, author, teacher, and history-doer. His latest book is a how-to guide for teachers, with the aim of reclaiming history from boring dates and names and replacing a vibrant sense of connection to the past. Teachers for Class War airs every Monday at 6 PM on Freak Radio Santa Cruz. 30 min., mp3 format, mono....
Posted: Fri Oct 30, 2009 7:44AM
audioT4CW 10.5.09: Update on Oaxaca's Schools, from Activist/Parent of Oaxaca City Schoolchild (audio/mpeg 27.3MB) by Maestr@s
The Maestr@s spoke with a fellow media activist, Oaxaca City resident, and parent of a school aged daughter about the state of education in Oaxaca, where teachers mounted and led a massive uprising in 2006. We discuss the effects on schools and school children, three years later. 59.36 MP3 format...
Posted: Mon Oct 26, 2009 5:25PM
audioT4CW: School Starts with a Strike '09 (audio/mpeg 56.1MB) by danielsan
In recent weeks the Maestr@s have spoken with teachers in Kent, Washington who started the year on strike, and teachers in Richmond, CA who started the year with a Strike Authorization Vote. There's also an update on the South Central Farm....
Posted: Fri Sep 25, 2009 6:02PM
audioT4CW 8.24.09: Jeff Duncan-Andrade and the 1st Day of School (audio/mpeg 68.6MB) by Maestr@s
To kick off the new school year on Teachers 4 Class War (Mondays 6-7) we spoke with Jeff Duncan-Andrade once again, about the conditions facing teachers this year and every year in the California School system. Jeff has been a frequent guest on the show, and he's the closing speaker at this year's Teachers 4 Social Justice conference. MP3 format, 1.14.57...
Posted: Fri Sep 18, 2009 8:02AM
audioT4CW: Kevin Kumashiro of Center for Anti-Oppressive Education (audio/mpeg 25.3MB) by maestr@s
Kevin Kumashiro speaks with Teachers for Class War on Free Radio SC about reframing education debates, politics of education and realities of classrooms from grade 2 through teacher training programs, looking at intersections of race and sexuality for youth, as well as Asian American experiences....
Posted: Mon Aug 3, 2009 10:54PM
audioT4CW: John Brown Childs on Education, Race, Inspiration, and Cooperation (audio/mpeg 57.6MB) by Maestr@s
UCSC Professor (retired), author, Scholar, Educator John Brown Childs joined the teachers for the hour on Monday, covering topics from Katrina to Obama, UCSC Politics to his namesake John Brown, the Civil Rights Movement of the Sixties to contemporary issues facing Santa Cruz, all through the lens of Transcommunality--the title of one of Childs' books--which examines the ways that race class & gender separate us, but also link us together and lead to a practice of respectful cooperation in th...
Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2009 10:22PM