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People Rise Up Radio - Stand With Texas Women

016 – People Rise Up Radio – EXCLUSIVE Kit O’Connell on Stand With Texas Women Actions

Originally aired on Occupy the Media Collective 09/02/2013

INTRODUCTION

Update on last week’s People’s Uprising piece, Anne Feeney joins the Solidarity Sing-Along in Madison, Wisconsin.

SONG – Have You Been To Jail For Justice? by Anne Feeney

NEWS

CIA Inspector General’s report on CIA’s cooperation with NYPD in violation of American law, NSA paid major US tech companies to spy on customers, Egyptian military releases Murbarak, establishment left co-opts anniversary of “March On Washington” remembrance, Shi restaurant turns away victims of vicious hate-crime, media cheer-leads invasion of Syria, documents reveal US officials knew about Saddam Hussein’s use of chemical weapon use in Iraq-Iran War, Nadil Hasan sentenced to death for Ft. Hood shooting

CounterSpin Round-up of the week’s news http://fair.org/

SONG – War What Is It Good For? By Edwin Starr

CLIP – George Carlin on why Americans love war

THE PEOPLE’S HISTORY –

Italian-born anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti executed, 19th Amendment guarantees white women the right to vote, March On Washington, Fannie Sellins assassinated, LA County Sheriffs attack anti-war demonstration by Chicanos in East LA

THE PEOPLE’S UPRISING –

Burning Man workers call for strike in response to police invasion, prisoner hunger strike update, Occupy Oakland stage prisoner solidarity march, Brazilian police torture protesters, Overpass Light Brigade reminds Washington, DC about jobs and freedom, Solidarity Sing-Along arrests

NEXT WEEK IN THE PEOPLE”S UPRISING

SONG – Let’s Have A War by Fear

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH KIT O’CONNELL (PART 1) –

Moral Mondays Chicago protest at ALEC national convention

SONG – What Are We Fighting For? By Country Joe McDonald

COMMENTARY – No War On Syria

SONG – Eve Of Destruction by Barry McGuire

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH KIT O’CONNELL (PART 2) -

Report back on the direct-action at Texas capitol in Austin, Texas in response to Wendy Davis’s stand for women’s reproductive rights and how the professional left not only snitchjkacketed the grass-roots activists, but also took all the credit and donations related to the action

SONG – War Pigs by Black Sabbath

People Rise Up Radio - stop stop and frisk

014 – People Rise Up Radio – Stop Stop And Frisk!

 

Originally aired 08/13/13 on Occupy the Media Collective

A tight and timeless episode of People Rise Up Radio that totally ROCKED the house! Smart discussion of stop & frisk with great musical selections. LISTEN NOW!!!

 

CounterSpin – mainstream media hypes terrorism to bolster NSA surveillance, US protects dictatorial criminals, media pushes military budgetary woes, ted koppell take on terrorism fear mongering at odds with previous comments, Soledad O’Brien calls-out media on shitty political coverage. 

http://www.fair.org/

SONG – Dump The Bosses Off Your Back (Utah Phillips & Ani Difranco)

DISCUSSION – Media portrays Stop & Frisk ruling as “unconstitutional” despite the fact that judge ruled such policies ARE in-fact constitutional. Plaintiffs failed by asking only for meager REFORMS to the policy and not its abolition entirely.

SONG - No Justice (Smith & Mighty)

PARODY – Beware! Armed gangs in your neighborhood

SONG- Revolutionary Beat (Flipsyde)

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS – Stop & Frisk Special Edition

 

People Rise Up Radio

013 – People Rise Up Radio – Poems Of The Revolution

Originally aired 08/06/13 on Occupy the Media Collective

TRIGGER WARNING for those suffering from triskaidekaphobia may wish to avoid our 13th episode.

NEWS

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

http://returnthegayze.com/

http://www.darkmatterpoetry.com/

SPOKEN WORD – Ex-Trashilo written and performed by R. Rice

https://thewanderingbarricade.wordpress.com/

 

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

Shoot, Kill, Spin, Repeat
A look at police propaganda.

Shoot, Kill, Spin, Repeat

Shoot, Kill, Spin, Repeat - A look at the standard playbook of America’s murderous police.

It’s a story we see all too often… Police shoot and kill someone, release photos or videos with strategically placed red circles, and the media dutifully perpetuates how the police have framed what it is we think the photos or videos show us.

Longview PD use enhanced media to frame events.

The most recent case of murder at the hands of police and selective, post-murder propaganda, is the case of 17 year-old Kristiana Coignard. Kristiana was shot and killed in the lobby of the Longview Police Department on January 22nd in Longview, Texas. Police released the video, without audio, on January 28th only after a campaign launched by the hacktivist collective Anonymous under the hashtag Operation Stop Lethal Force On Children (#OpSLFOC).

Frame by frame analysis on next page…

LINK TO ANON VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tb43BQ7w7L0

LINK TO LONGVIEW PD VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oGIS1Knpvs0&bpctr=1422728940

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As contributors to Occupy media teams we knew there was not only a need, but a real hunger for accurate news and information. Our main question was what could we bring that wasn’t already out there?

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