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.
CounterSpin – Breaking down the mainstream media coverage of Mike Brown’s murder and subsequent black uprising nationwide. Also Keystone XL and Massey Energy.
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.
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.
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