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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

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/

 

Mothers Day With Wanda Johnson And Sharon Irwin And the Million Moms March

042 – People Rise Up Radio – Mothers Day With Wanda Johnson And Sharon Irwin And the Million Moms March

On this edition of People Rise Up Radio we honor Mothers Day and the Million Moms March with conversations with Wanda Johnson, Oscar Grant’s mother, and Sharon Irwin, Tony Terrell Robinson’s grandmother. Tony’s aunt, Lorien Carter also gives a stirring recitation of the poem “Where I’m From” recorded live at the Million Moms March in Rochester, Minnesota this past Mothers Day.

NEWS Sioux Nation invokes “Bad Man” clause in fighting against TransCanada’s Keystone XL, Obama administration grants Shell permit to drill in arctic, welcome to #SHAFTA as Democrats and Republicans approve #FastTrack for #TPP, the Madison PD officer who shot and killed Tony Terrell Robinson will not face any charges, and after nearly six months in the county morgue Tamir Rice’s body is cremated.

Link to Shaun King’s Daily Kos post: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/05/13/1384476/-After-six-months-of-waiting-family-of-Tamir-Rice-makes-traumatic-decision-to-have-him-cremated

COUNTERSPIN – Mainstream media ignores Bernie Sander’s bid for Democratic nomination. http://fair.org/

PEOPLE’S HISTORY – Philly PD bomb MOVE headquarters, US declares war on Mexico, Woman’s Suffrage movement is founded, Brown vs. Board of Education.

RECITAL – Poem – “Where I’m From” http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/62129764/highlight/625686

INTERVIEW – with Sharon Irwin, Tony Robinson’s grandmother.

Related News – Madison Cop Who Shot Tony Robinson Will Not Face Charges via ThinkProgress.org http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2015/05/12/3657271/no-charges-madison-police-robinson/

In the Absence of Charges, Protesters Demand ‘Justice’ for Tony Robinson via CommonDreams.org http://www.commondreams.org/news/2015/05/13/absence-charges-protesters-demand-justice-tony-robinson

Same Cooke – Change Is Gonna Come

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS – Am I Under Arrest?

INTERVIEW – with Wanda Johnson, Oscar Grant’s mother.

Resources:

Oscar Grant Foundation

http://www.oscargrantfoundation.info/page/page/8959714.htm

https://www.facebook.com/OscarGrantFoundation

Justice For Tony Robinson

https://www.facebook.com/Justice4TonyRobinson

Million Moms March organized by: http://www.mothersforjusticeunited.org/

Rochester For Justice: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rochester-For-Justice/863680367009336

Other music played on this episode:

Barber – Adagio For Strings, Opus 11

(I Am) James Wade – Oscar Grant (feat. Lauren Eylise)

AP.9 – Oscar Grant Tribute