Originally aired 08/06/13 on Occupy the Media Collective
TRIGGER WARNING for those suffering from triskaidekaphobia may wish to avoid our 13th episode.
Internal EPA report contradicts official reports on fracking dangers, Chelsea Manning* found guilty, Edward Snowden documents describe NSA internet collection program Xkeyscore (XKS), Russia grants Snowden temporary asylum, Harper government gives TransCanada green light for Energy East pipeline.
*Chelsea was still known as Bradley at the time of broadcast.
CounterSpin – Recap of the weekly news (WikiLeaks – Collateral Murder) http://fair.org/
THE PEOPLE’S HISTORY
Americans With Disabilities Act, Reverend Richard Hale leads College Shoppe protest, fort providing safety to 300 African American, Creek, and Choctaw families firebombed by US gunboats sparking the Seminole Wars, W.E.B Dubois and NAACP hold silent march in New York City, Mother Jones “March of the Mill Children” arrives at Theodore Roosevelt’s Oyster Bay home , El Salvador’s Nation Guard fire on students in San Salvador killing and injuring dozens, Hilo Massacre, Frank Little lynched in Montana
LAST WEEK IN THE PEOPLE’S UPRISING
Dream 9 California border protest,anti-government protesters tear gassed in Lima, Peru, activists shut down tar sands site in Utah, day 46 of anti-government protests in Bulgaria, fast food workers walk out across the US, anti-fracking activists blockade site in UK, 250 activists defend home in Minnesota, people march throughout Turkey to protest shooting of 14 year-old Berkin Elvan by Turkish police (Berkan would later die after spending 269 days in a coma), Animal Connection of Texas protest Ringling Brothers in Dallas, anti-police brutality riots continue in Brazil as Brazil’s Black Bloc garners even more support from the people, Dream Defenders continue occupation in Florida in memory of Trayvon Martin and demand an end to “Stand Your Ground” law.
SPOKEN WORD – Riot – written and performed by J-Rey
SPOKEN WORD – People Hear My Call – written and performed by Esho
SPOKEN WORD – A Poem To the Black Man Who Called Me An Arab – written by Alok Vaid-Menon
SPOKEN WORD – Ex-Trashilo written and performed by R. Rice