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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

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 - 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

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

006 – People Rise Up Radio – Discussion of The New Jim Crow With Amari Shakur 06-10-13

People Rise Up Radio
People Rise Up Radio – Discussion of “The New Jim Crow” with Amari Shakur

 

On episode six we discussed Michelle Alexander’s new book, “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness” with Amari Shakur. We also put together a “Stop and Frisk” edition of Know Your Rights.

*We apologize for the sometimes poor sound quality. This was our first in studio interview with a guest and we were not yet experienced with how to keep our own excitement checked or how to coach our guests on how to even audio.

ORIGINAL SHOW NOTES:
Produced by California Occupy activists – a show by activists for activists and everyone else!

NEWS:

112 killed in poultry processing plant fire
British Columbia says no to tars sands pipeline
NSA collects ALL Verizon calls
Jasper City Council votes to fire two white cops caught on tape beating black woman
CIA has no idea who it is killing with drones
Monsanto GMO wheat contamination in Oregon

COUNTERSPIN:

A look back at the news in the mainstream press
fair.org/

THIS WEEK IN THE PEOPLE’S HISTORY:

Zoot Suit murders of 1943
Raid at Combahee Ferry led by Harriet Tubman
Supreme Court ruled against Jim Crow segregation

Massachusetts becomes the first state to establish a minimum wage

Securities Exchange Act establishes the SEC

Israel invaded southern Lebanon

United States Supreme Court medical marijuana users

THIS WEEK IN THE PEOPLE’S UPRISING:

Week four of Free Cooper Union
Hupacasath First Nation launches court challenge

Occupy Gezi issues demands

NEXT WEEK IN THE PEOPLE’S UPRISING:

Caravan to Black Mesa, Arizona
Protest at Facebook shareholder meeting
Father’s Day March Against Racial Profiling
Juneteeth celebration in Washington D.C.

READING:

Prison Slavery written by Assata Shakur

DISCUSSION:

With Amari Shaur about Michelle Alexander’s book “The New Jim Crow”
newjimcrow.com/

INFORMATIONAL:

Pigs & Kids – 19 horrendous incidents of kids arrested at school

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS:

SPECIAL: Stop & Frisk Edition

LISTEN HERE:
https://soundcloud.com/pruradio/special-know-you-rights-stop

changethenypd.org/resources/know-y…illegal-policing

DISCUSSION:

Prions and racist policing

LETTER:

Black Riders Liberation Party concerning sisters Mecca & Etana Shakur
www.facebook.com/permalink.php?st…=552621838086002

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

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 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.

People Rise Up Radio - Prisoner Solidarity Part 02

039 – People Rise Up Radio – Prisoner Solidarity Part 2

This week People Rise Up Radio presents part two on #PrisonerSolidarity
We speak with Juss of the Cleveland 4 Solidarity Network and Lanz Priestly of Occupy Sydney who was recently released after nine months in a Queensland Prison. We also have clips from CrimethInc’s Ex-Worker Podcast, Mumia Abu Jamal & Herman Wallace courtesy Prison Radio and more!

News: Riots lead to victory in Greece with Nikos Ramonos ending his hunger strike; CIA #TortureReport is released; Eric Garner and Tamir Rice; Spanish Parliament passes ley mordaza anti-protest bill; and NDAA 2015 gives away tribal lands. Rapid City Police kill 30 year old father Allen Locke one day after an anti-police brutality march in that city.
lastrealindians.com/u-s-senate-pass…on-sacred-site/

CounterSpin – Breaking down the mainstream media coverage of Mike Brown’s murder and subsequent black uprising nationwide. Also Keystone XL and Massey Energy.
fair.org/counterspin-radio/ma…n-fracking-the-poor/

Last Week In The People’s Uprising: A recap of people powered uprising from last spring until now with a clip from #FloodWallStreet graciously provided to us by Lucy Parks.

Next Week In the People’s Uprising: #BlackLivesMatter #ShutItDown. Plus#OpSeasonsGreetings

Clip: Recorded live on NYC’s A-Train via John Gibbons – I Can’t Leave song. <3

Clip: Conversation about the meaning, shape, and nature of Prisoner Solidarity from CrimethInc’s Ex-Worker Podcast.
www.crimethinc.com/podcast/

Clips: Mumia Abu-Jamal – “No Escape”& Herman Wallace “A Defined Voice” used with permission from prisonradio.org/

MUSIC USED ON THIS EPISODE:

Which Side Are You On? By Rebel Diaz - https://soundcloud.com/rebeldiaz/which-side-are-you-on-remix

Political Prisoners by Fenix6 - https://soundcloud.com/fenix6/13-political-prisoners

I Fought the Law by The Clash

Just Killing Time by Black Label Society

Fly by Leonard Summers - https://soundcloud.com/leonard-sumner/03-fly