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People Rise Up Radio - Intro To Media Bias

012 – People Rise Up Radio – Introduction To Media Bias

Original Air Date – 07/29/2013 on Occupy the Media Collective

News

Turkish courts allow destruction of #GeziPark to go forward, Cornell West calls Obama “a global George Zimmerman” due to drone policy, Brazilian military attack protesters as Pope Francis arrives, Houston follows Baltimore and San Diego County in filing suit against Bank of America, Barclays, and Citigroup for their roles in the LIBOR scandal, Hercules gas well blows out in Gulf of Mexico, London, Ontario police raid the apartment of independent journalists with The Indignants citing graffiti warrant confiscating electronic equipment and arresting three, armed guards intimidate journalist covering closing arguments of Chelsea Manning trial.

http://theindignants.org/

https://www.facebook.com/theindignants

@theindignants

CounterSpin – Weekly round-up of the week’s news. http://www.fair.org/

Music – Corporate Welfare song by Anne Feeney

People’s History

Newsboy strike, Helen Thomas dies, Alex Berkman attempts to assassinate steel magnet Henry Clay Frick.

This Week In the People’s Uprising

Protest in Egypt continue as military cracks down, Moral Mondays grow, arrests at Solidarity Sing Along in Wisconsin, PETA holds daily protests against Ringling Brothers Circus, defund the NSA action in New Orleans, Tampa Dream Defenders arrive in Tallahassee, Coalition For Justice For Trayvon Martin begins five day “Walk For Dignity”, Prisoner Hunger Striker Billy Michael Sells aka Guerro dies, ALERT! FBI informant Brandon Darby spotted at Trayvon Martin protests in Florida

EXCERPT: The Myth of the Liberal Media: The Propaganda Model of News

If you think U.S. news has a liberal bias, this assumption-shattering film from Noam Chomsky, Edward Herman, and Justin Lewis will have you thinking again.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YDiJA2_oZY

http://www.mediaed.org/cgi-bin/commerce.cgi?preadd=action&key=114

DISCUSSION: Introduction To Media Bias

LEE CAMP: MOMENT OF CLARITY

15 Crucial Facts NEVER Heard On The Mainstream Media

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QGgcKQ8XlpY

EXCERPT: Anarchist kid from Charlie Chaplin’s 1957 “A King In New York”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtiEQ7GNens

MUSIC: Kill Your Television by Ned’s Atomic Dustbin

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZA2371iADS0

EXCERPT: South Park – How would you like to suck my %$#@ Mr. Garrison?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fkx8Jyrf6bk

MUSIC: Mad World by Tears For Fears performed by Gary Jules

People Rise Up Radio - Anti-Capitalists

011 – People Rise Up Radio – An Anti Anti-Capitalista!

Originally aired 07-22-13 on Occupy the Media Collective

Original (expanded) show notes:

ANTI-CAPITALIST SHOW

CAPITALIST NEWS (would be sarcasm if it weren’t so accurate)

SONG: America! Fuck Yeah! http://bit.ly/1bXTLCL

COUNTERSPIN – Interview with Robin Kelley of UCLA about George Zimmerman verdict and how its the product of systematic racism

http://bit.ly/13URccR or visit http://fair.org/

THIS WEEK IN THE PEOPLE’S HISTORY

THIS WEEK IN THE PEOPLE’S UPRISING

NEXT WEEK IN THE PEOPLE’S UPRISING

QUOTE BY ROBERT JENSEN – READ BY J-Rey : The Nature Of Capitalism

SPOKEN WORD WRITTEN BY KARO & PERFORMED BY NOEMI GIL: My Vagina Is An Anarchist

SPOKEN WORD TRANSLATED & PERFORMED BY NOEMI GIL EN ESPANOL: Mi Vagina Es Una Anarquista

SPOKEN WORD WRITTEN & PERFORMED BY R. Rice – Ex-Trashilo

INTRODUCTION DISCUSSION – Comida No Bombas Los Angeles

We are Comida No Bombas L.A., a horizontal collective sharing free vegan meals to the people, on bicycles. “Solidarity, not charity!”

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Comida-No-Bombas-Los-Angeles/494669417263015

comidanobombasxlosangeles@gmail.com

@CNBxLA

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS – The Miranda Myth

INTERVIEW WITH Peter Gelderloos ON SUBMEDIA.TV  – Non-Violence Protects The State

Video posted by Stimulator on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dy2uYm7E1T8

Voice mail: 81-69 Rise Up (816-974-7387)

Full episodes at: http://occupythemedia.podomatic.com/
Selected clips at: SoundCloud.com/PRUradio

Contact/content submissions/action alerts: “PeopleRiseUpRadio@gmail.com

Donations gratefully accepted at: WePay.com/Donations/PeopleRiseUpRadio

Intro music courtesy: Shokazoba

http://shokazoba.bandcamp.com/

https://www.facebook.com/shokazoba

Thanks to Lee Camp

http://leecamp.net/

Thanks to everyone at Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting

http://fair.org/

Thank you to The Allen Ginsberg Foundation

http://www.allenginsberg.org/

People Rise Up Radio - Right To Revolt

010 – People Rise Up Radio – Our Right To Revolt Peacefully And Violently

Originally aired 07/15/13 on Occupy the Media Collective

NEWS

Pension fund divests from fossil-fuel companies calling them “worthless”, Public.Resource.org wins legal challenge to open source and transparency, Chevron wins request to force Microsoft to turn over IP addresses of environmental activists, GOP version of farm bill contains no funding for SNAP (food-stamps), George Zimmerman acquitted in the murder of Trayvon Martin while Marissa Alexander is sentenced to 20 years for firing warning shot to scare abusive husband who was violating a restraining order, CitiGroup (parent company of #ShittyBank) posts 41% increase in revenue

CounterSpin – (Interview) with Chris Toensing of Middle East Report on Egyptian Coup #AntiCoup

http://fair.org/

http://www.merip.org/

(MUSIC) All You Fascist Bound To Loose – Woody Guthrie

THIS WEEK IN THE PEOPLE’S HISTORY

Hamburg, SC. erupts in racial violence, US annexes Hawaii, 14th Amendment overturns Dred Scott ruling and is abused to protect corporate “personhood”, Greenpeace’s Rainbow Warrior sunk by French military terrorists, (no nukes) W.E. DuBois and William Monroe Trotter spark the Niagara Movement in opposition to Booker T. Washington’s capitulation to white segregationists, striking union miners workers bomb Pinkerton barracks in Couer d’Alene, Idaho, all black community, Mound Bayou, is founded in Mississippi, IWW led Bisby, Arizona strikers deported.

THIS WEEK IN THE PEOPLE’S UPRISING

Hands-Off Syria in NYC, Activists in Washington D.C. Stage protest giving thanks to Latin American counties for offering asylum to NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden, students end Cooper Union occupation without achieving any of their stated goals, California activists converge at Corcoran State Prison to demand end to solitary confinement and prison hunger-strikers, #Justice4Trayvon protest erupt across the nation.

NEXT WEEK IN THE PEOPLE’S UPRISING

(SPOKEN PIECE) Bell Hooks on Trayvon Martin killing

(MUSIC) Mississippi Goddam – Nina Simone

SPOKEN WORD – Citizens Hear My Call by Ehso

https://soundcloud.com/pruradio/citizens-hear-my-call

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS – Jury Nullification

https://soundcloud.com/pruradio/jury-nullification

SPOKEN WORD – Pre-Revolt by J Rey

https://soundcloud.com/on-resistance

INTERVIEW – Exploring our historical roots and legal rights to revolt – peacefully and violently in the face of corporate power and the 1% oligarchy with Mike Feder especially as declared in the Declaration of Independence http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/declaration_transcript.html

DISCUSSION – Stripping the power of #RiotShaming and #PeacePolicing that quells resistance. The system is inherently violent, why must we remain “non-violent”? How negotiating with the system validates the system’s right to exist. FUCK THAT SHIT!!!

 

Brazilian Uprising

007 – People Rise Up Radio – Change Brazil, Occupy Gezi, Ed Snowden on NSA Spying 06-24-13

On episode seven we discussed the beautiful uprising in Brazil, the brutal crackdown on Occupy Gezi in Turkey, and the release of information on NSA spying by Edward Snowden. Plus, Know Your Rights – When a cop stops you.

Original show notes:

Produced by California Occupy activists  – a show by activists for activists and everyone else!
This Week in the People’s History – be sure to visit Working Class Memes and Zinn Education Project on Facebook.
This Week in the People’s Uprising
Next Week In the People’s Uprising
In depth discussions of Turkey & Brazil
In depth on the Edward Snowden NSA story

PeopleRiseUpRadio.tumblr.com
Facebook.com/PeopleRiseUpRadio
Twitter: @PRUradio

Voice mail: 81-69 Rise Up (816-974-7387)

 

People Rise Up Radio - 1917 Espionage Act: the war on journalists, activists, and whistleblowers

004-People Rise Up Radio Ep 04 05-28-13

On our fourth episode of People Rise Up Radio, which aired on May 28th, 2013, we discussed the historical and present day abuse of the 1917 Espionage Act. The law originally billed as a means to deal with spies working for foreign powers has instead been used to silence dissent since its passage. The number of activists, journalists, and whistleblowers that have been convicted and executed citing the Act vastly outnumber agents for foreign powers. The Obama administration has successfully used it more than all other administrations combined. We also aired our popular COINTEL-PRO based informational segment “How To Spot A Spy” – skill share for activists. Plus, Know Your Rights, the People’s History, and the rarely produced 420 Report.

ORIGINAL SHOW NOTES:

This week in the news:

Expanding DOJ violations of Freedom of the Press

Mexico’s Chiapas “administrator” has been working with Isreali Defense

PBS caves to Koch Brother demands to pull documentary “Citizen Koch”

FOIA release presents clearer picture of surveillance of OWS movement by authorities

Tornado hits Oklahoma – Occupy springs in to action with #OpOK Relief

Russia sends weapons and ships to aid Assad government

Apple dodges billions in taxes

News discussion:

Apple isn’t the only tax dodging corporate turd on the block

Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting: CounterSpin

CounterSpin’s Steve Rendall speaks with Marcy Wheeler of Empty Wheel blog about DOJ AP phone records scandal

http://www.emptywheel.net/

Subscribe to CounterSpin in the iTunes store or visit and listen or download at: http://fair.org/counterspin-radio/

The People’s History

1862 – Homestead Act

1881 – First African-American Senator becomes Register of the Treasury

1838 – Trail Of Tears massacre begins

1911 – Mexican Revolution overthrows Diaz

1948 – Claude McKay dies

This Week in the People’s Uprising

#Goldman

Fraudclosure protesters occupy the DOJ

Next Week in the People’s Uprising

May 28th – Detroit Eviction Defense rally in Lansing, MI https://www.facebook.com/events/578099528890226/

June 1st – Grassroots Committee, Ontario Native Right & the Environment protest

https://www.facebook.com/events/441849772549830/

June 1st – Rallies for Bradley Manning including Centcom in Florida*

https://www.facebook.com/events/608308125865381/

Occupy Love screenings – visit www.OccupyLove.org

*Note – this segment was produced before Chelsea Manning came out.

420 Report

Marijuana helps blood sugar levels

Cities start using Ca. Supreme Court ruling to shut down dispensaries

Measure D passes in Los Angeles

Musician & 420 advocate Ray Manzarek dies

Know Your Rights

Remain Silent

How To Spot A Spy

Discussion: Use of the 1917 Espionage Act to silence the press and whistleblowers

People Rise Up Radio, Gregg Deal, All My Relations Gallery,

043 – People Rise Up Radio – Art of Indigenous Resistance with Gregg Deal and Gracie Horne

On this edition of People Rise Up Radio we celebrate the art of Indigenous resistance. We speak with father, artist, and activists Gregg Deal and co-creator of All My Relations Gallery, Gracie Horne. We also feature the music of the Indigo Girls.

*NOTE – both interviews were conducted in late April of 2015.

NEWS – Oil spill strikes Santa Barbara 46 years after major oil spill sparked modern-day environmental movement. five large banks get slap on the wrist for rigging $5 trillion FX Spot market, #BreloVerdict, Cleveland considered charging #TamirRice after his death. https://www.facebook.com/OccupySB

ACTIVIST ALERT: New police kettling technique deployed in Cleveland. Police tell kettled protesters they can leave. Then close police line after half passed through and arrest all. Brush up on breaking police line techniques.

TAKE ACTION: #Toys4Tamir Toy Drive – Mark what would have been Tamir’s 13th birthday by collecting and giving toys to children in need in your local community. #ShareTheLove http://linkis.com/tumblr.com/o3nqa

CounterSpin – White Christian #terrorists not news, American boots on the ground in #Syria, complaints against #NYPD decline – media says crime rates are up – which is total bullshit based on ideology and a racially biased narrative rather than empirical data IE. facts. #BrokenWindows . http://fair.org/

People’s History – Homestead Act, Blanche Kelso Bruce – outspoken African American Senator becomes Register of the Treasury, renowned Jamaican-American poet Claude McKay dies, the Trail of Tears begins, Mexican revolutionary forces overthrow Jose Porfirio Diaz.

INTERVIEW: Father, artist, and activists Gregg Deal http://greggdeal.com/

INTERVIEW – Gracie Horne of All My Relations located on E. Franklin in Minneapolis, Minnesota http://www.allmyrelationsarts.com/


Mitakuye Oyasin (All Are Related) is a phrase from the Lakota language. It reflects the world view of Interconnectedness held by the Lakota people.[1]

The phrase itself, and the underlying belief of interconnectedness with all creation, is a part of man Yankton Sioux prayers,[2] and is found in use among Lakota, Dakota and Nakota people.[3][4]

The phrase translates as “all my relatives,” “we are all related,” or “all my relations.” It is a prayer of oneness and harmony with all forms of life: other people, animals, birds, insects, trees and plants, and even rocks, rivers, mountains and valleys.[2]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitakuye_Oyasin

Other Resources:

Honor the Earth: http://www.honorearth.org/

Honor the Treaties: http://www.honorthetreaties.org/

Indigo Girls: http://www.indigogirls.com/

I See Generations” mural at American Indian Center by Gregg Deal and Votan5, photos by John Rotzloff: https://www.facebook.com/john.ratzloff.18/media_set?set=a.1089608037723324.1073741846.100000224154255&type=1&pnref=story

Not Your Mascots: http://www.notyourmascots.org/

Native American Community Development Institute: http://www.nacdi.org/default/index.cfm

American Indian Center: http://www.maicnet.org/

Occupy Santa Barbara: https://www.facebook.com/OccupySB

Coalition Against Police Violence: http://thecapv.org/

Ferguson National Response Network: http://fergusonresponse.tumblr.com/

4 Mile March: https://www.facebook.com/pages/4-Mile-March/1420982801460010

#Colonialism #Romanticism #Nationalism #Mythology #Genocide #Racism #Art #ContemporaryArt #PerformanceArt #StreetArt #TraditionalArt #MuseumStudies #TurtleIsland #MitakuyeOyasin #HarryPotter #NotYourMascot

People Rise Up Radio

041 – People Rise Up Radio – A Conversation With Anne Feeney

On this episode of People Rise Up Radio, we speak with activist and singer/songwriter Anne Feeney about unions, elections, sexism, racism, Hillary, cancer, and of course music!

To find out more about Anne visit: http://www.annefeeney.com/

Follow Anne on Twitter @annefeeney

Anne is ON TOUR NOW! Find out where at:

http://fellow-travelers-advisory.blogspot.com/

We also give listeners an update as to what is up with People Rise Up Radio and our erratic release “schedule”.

(If you can call it that.)

CounterSpin – Breaks down mainstream media coverage of Baltimore, same sex marriage, and climate change as covered by the NY Times. http://fair.org/

Other music used on this episode:

Rebel Diaz – Which Side Are You On?

Phil Ochs – Ringing of Revolution

Tom Lehrer – So Long, Mom (A Song for World War III)

For updates on the NATO3 – https://freethenato3.wordpress.com/

Step Back With the Riot Shaming by Tyler Rienhard – http://www.maskmagazine.com/the-substance-issue/struggle/step-back-with-the-riot-shaming

In Support of Baltimore, Or Smashing Police Cars Is Logical Political Strategy by Radical Faggot

https://radfag.wordpress.com/2015/04/26/in-support-of-baltimore-or-smashing-police-cars-is-logical-political-strategy/