Tag Archives: nsa

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

Another Brick In the Wall

015 – People Rise Up Radio – Police Raid Activists’ Home

Originally aired 08/19/13 on Occupy the Media Collective

NEWS – NSA will investigate itself, police want armored personnel carrier, North Carolina passes voter discrimination law, Egyptian military and police kill protesters at Rabba

CounterSpin – Drone strikes in Yemen, NSA surveillance, 2016 elections http://www.fair.org/

SONG – Dirty Boulevard by Lou Reed

PEOPLE’S HISTORY – Anti-immigrant movement carry out Bloody Monday massacre in Louisville, Kentucky, Tennessee striking miners take over mines and release prisoners, Joan Little, Steve Biko arrested, tortured, and murdered in South Africa

THIS WEEK IN THE PEOPLE’S UPRISING – Dream Defenders give up, Moral Mondays protests expand protests, Overpass Light Brigade joins the Solidarity Sing-Along in Wisconsin, hundreds of thousands come out in Brazil in support of public workers

NEXT WEEK IN THE PEOPLE’S UPRISING

SONG – Jail Break by AC/DC

INTERVIEW – Police raid home of independent media producers and activists in Canada http://theindignants.org/

SPOKEN WORD – Cosmopolitan Greetings by Allen Ginsberg (used by permission)

SPOKEN WORD – The Emperor Has No Woes written and performed by Frank Serpcio

SONG – Stand! by Sly and the Family Stone

AUDIO ZINE – Fuck pig apologists

AUDIO ZINE – Why We Take Streets

SONG – Marching On On by The Alarm

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

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!!!

 

People Rise Up Radio

009 – People Rise Up Radio – Misogyny Isn’t Revolutionary

Originally aired 07/08/13

Show Notes:

CIA embeds with NYPD performs surveillance of US citizens, San Diego Bank of America chalkupy verdict, 12 year old girl barred from football team due to concerns boys might want to have impure thoughts about her, Tribune purchase further consolidates nation’s media outlets, CitiGroup to pay over $900 million to Fannie Mae to settle fraud case, US bugs diplomatic missions of EU members, Red Hack clears everyone’s utility bills in Istanbul, Turkey, direct-action gets the goods as Brazil’s government votes to direct 100% of country’s energy revenues to health care and education in response to widespread protests.

CounterSpin – 60 Minutes conducts softball interview with former deputy-director of the NSA on why American’s shouldn’t be concerned about NSA spying, NPR is concerned not enough balance in coverage of gay marriage debate, Time magazine fawns over pro-nuke “documentary” Pandora’s Promise, “fake” news and late night comedy gives more coverage of climate change speech than Sunday news shows and all evening news combined, NY Times columnist Thomas Friedman re-writes Tea Party and Occupy history. http://fair.org/

People’s History – Supreme Court hears first case dealing with the slave trade, #FortHood3 reject their embarkment orders to Vietnam, New Orleans street car workers strike and the birth of the Po’ Boy sandwich, Tecumseh calls on all Native American nations to unite in the resistance of the takeover of their lands by white settlers, Africans on the Cuban schooner Armistad rise up against their captors, silk workers in New Jersey strike for a work week of only 11 hours a day and six days a week, abolitionist rally to protest the Fugitive Slave Act, Frederick Douglas delivers speech questioning 4th of July celebrations, Mary Harris aka Mother Jones begins march to publicize the cruelty of child labor.

Lee Camp – The War On Women

Excerpt – Riot Grrrl Manifesto
Shimaa from Tahrir Square – From An Egyptian To The World: Understanding Egypt
Spoken word – Embarrassed by Hollie McNish
Manarchist Song by Jakery Feldman
DISCUSSION
Misogyny Isn’t Revolutionary

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

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

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 - Queer Affinity

008 – People Rise Up Radio – Queer Affinity

Original aired 07/01/2013 on Occupy the Media Collective.

ORIGINAL SHOW NOTES:

QUEER AFFINITY SHOW
NEWS:
Mortgage Servicers screwing tornado victims
NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden leaves Hong Kong
George Zimmerman trail begins
Supreme Court rulings on Affirmative Action, Voting Rights, and Marriage Equality
Occupy San Diego man faces 13 years in prison for chalking
Iceland withdraws its bid to join EU.
COUNTERSPIN – look back at the week in the mainstream press
THIS WEEK IN THE PEOPLE’S HISTORY:
FDR signs the GI Bill
James Hansen arrested at Massey Energy protest
41st anniversary of Title IX
Strike in El Salvador met with violence by military
Battle of Greasy Grass aka Battle at Little Bighorn
Freedom Charter adopted by people of South Africa
IWW founded
Birthday’s of Emma Goldman, Helen Keller, & Grace Lee Boggs
THIS WEEK IN THE PEOPLE’S UPRISING:
7,000 rise up in Columbia
South Korean election fraud protest
V for Thailand
White Tide in Madrid
Updates for Brazil & Turkey
Nationwide general strike in Costa Rica
International Day of Support for Victims of Torture
Fearless Summer protests kick-off
NEXT WEEK IN THE PEOPLE’S UPRISING:
Occupy New Haven Sleepful Protest: https://www.facebook.com/events/208461485973237/
Protest to support Prison Hunger Strikers: https://www.facebook.com/events/527808370589772/INTERVIEW: LAQR at LA PRIDE
https://www.facebook.com/LAQRzine
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: Transgender in the Workplace
QUEER RESISTANCE DISCUSSIONS:
PRIDE SF
PRIDE LA
Safer Spaces

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

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

Selected clips at: SoundCloud.com/PRUradio

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

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/

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 Episode 3 we discuss March Against Monsanto's "non-violence" statement

003 – People Rise Up Radio Episode 3 05-21-2013

In case you notice a running theme – on our third show we discussed police brutality, dirty banksters getting sweet deals from the government for stealing people’s homes, and Walmart and The Gap refusing to support worker safety as thousands die in Bangladesh making their shitty clothes.
We also take the ACLU to task for being almost entirely absent while protesters were being beat in the street, but was all up in arms defending the racist Tea Party against the IRS and discuss the whole bourgeois non-profit industrial complex.
We also discuss the hugely disturbing “Non-Violence” statement March Against Monsanto “organizers” issued just days before the marches were to occur. (What a fraud that group turned out to be.)
We also discuss the Obama administration’s War on Journalism as the FBI acting on orders by the DOJ seized AP phone records.
Know Your Rights – Electronics

People Rise Up Radio Episode 3 we discuss March Against Monsanto's "non-violence" statement
People Rise Up Radio Episode 3 we discuss March Against Monsanto’s “non-violence” statement

All clips used by permission or for educational purposes only.