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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/

 

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

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

 

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

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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

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People Rise Up Radio, Gregg Deal, All My Relations Gallery,

043 – People Rise Up Radio – Art of Indigenous Resistance with Gregg Deal and Gracie Horne

On this edition of People Rise Up Radio we celebrate the art of Indigenous resistance. We speak with father, artist, and activists Gregg Deal and co-creator of All My Relations Gallery, Gracie Horne. We also feature the music of the Indigo Girls.

*NOTE – both interviews were conducted in late April of 2015.

NEWS – Oil spill strikes Santa Barbara 46 years after major oil spill sparked modern-day environmental movement. five large banks get slap on the wrist for rigging $5 trillion FX Spot market, #BreloVerdict, Cleveland considered charging #TamirRice after his death. https://www.facebook.com/OccupySB

ACTIVIST ALERT: New police kettling technique deployed in Cleveland. Police tell kettled protesters they can leave. Then close police line after half passed through and arrest all. Brush up on breaking police line techniques.

TAKE ACTION: #Toys4Tamir Toy Drive – Mark what would have been Tamir’s 13th birthday by collecting and giving toys to children in need in your local community. #ShareTheLove http://linkis.com/tumblr.com/o3nqa

CounterSpin – White Christian #terrorists not news, American boots on the ground in #Syria, complaints against #NYPD decline – media says crime rates are up – which is total bullshit based on ideology and a racially biased narrative rather than empirical data IE. facts. #BrokenWindows . http://fair.org/

People’s History – Homestead Act, Blanche Kelso Bruce – outspoken African American Senator becomes Register of the Treasury, renowned Jamaican-American poet Claude McKay dies, the Trail of Tears begins, Mexican revolutionary forces overthrow Jose Porfirio Diaz.

INTERVIEW: Father, artist, and activists Gregg Deal http://greggdeal.com/

INTERVIEW – Gracie Horne of All My Relations located on E. Franklin in Minneapolis, Minnesota http://www.allmyrelationsarts.com/


Mitakuye Oyasin (All Are Related) is a phrase from the Lakota language. It reflects the world view of Interconnectedness held by the Lakota people.[1]

The phrase itself, and the underlying belief of interconnectedness with all creation, is a part of man Yankton Sioux prayers,[2] and is found in use among Lakota, Dakota and Nakota people.[3][4]

The phrase translates as “all my relatives,” “we are all related,” or “all my relations.” It is a prayer of oneness and harmony with all forms of life: other people, animals, birds, insects, trees and plants, and even rocks, rivers, mountains and valleys.[2]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitakuye_Oyasin

Other Resources:

Honor the Earth: http://www.honorearth.org/

Honor the Treaties: http://www.honorthetreaties.org/

Indigo Girls: http://www.indigogirls.com/

I See Generations” mural at American Indian Center by Gregg Deal and Votan5, photos by John Rotzloff: https://www.facebook.com/john.ratzloff.18/media_set?set=a.1089608037723324.1073741846.100000224154255&type=1&pnref=story

Not Your Mascots: http://www.notyourmascots.org/

Native American Community Development Institute: http://www.nacdi.org/default/index.cfm

American Indian Center: http://www.maicnet.org/

Occupy Santa Barbara: https://www.facebook.com/OccupySB

Coalition Against Police Violence: http://thecapv.org/

Ferguson National Response Network: http://fergusonresponse.tumblr.com/

4 Mile March: https://www.facebook.com/pages/4-Mile-March/1420982801460010

#Colonialism #Romanticism #Nationalism #Mythology #Genocide #Racism #Art #ContemporaryArt #PerformanceArt #StreetArt #TraditionalArt #MuseumStudies #TurtleIsland #MitakuyeOyasin #HarryPotter #NotYourMascot

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 - Government protecting and serving the shit out of you

People Rise Up Radio – Episode 2 05-13-2013

Our second show ever aired in May 2013. Back then we reported on police violence, corrupt banksters colluding with corrupt politicians, and the institutional racism that is inherent in the system.
Our first show got us kicked off our the network we were on, but Occupy the Media quickly stepped in to provide us a new home where we stayed until 2014.
You can now find us at www.peopleriseupradio.org

Show notes:

Listen to our show and find out why we are no longer live… For the time being.
Out of California – a show by Occupy activist for activists and everybody else!

FIRST HOUR:

In the news: CO2 tops 400 parts per billion, Guatemalan dictator sentenced for genocide, FBI and IRS are watching you or at least reading your emails, Kern County Sheriffs beat man to death, Baltimore PD beat woman in front of her daughter, “Fight for 15” fast-food worker protests spread to Detroit, Harvard hands out PHD to racist.

Announcement – why we are no longer on woodyradio.com

The People’s History – Student protesters killed at Kent State and Jackson State College, American Indian Movement’s occupation of Wounded Knee ends, John Brown was born, Chicana garment workers go on strike.
To learn more go to: Working Class Memes, Web Warriors Occupying The Media, and Zinn Education Project on Facebook; freethoughtalmanac.com, wsws.org

Next Week in the People’s Uprising – Upcoming actions:

May 15th – Free Cooper Union call to Save Our Communitywww.facebook.com/events/512598268804291/?ref=2 , Seaward Community Garden to be turned in to parking lot in Ventura www.facebook.com/events/363269980439550/ , NATO 5 fundraiserwww.nato5support.wordpress.com , Occupy Galway calls for re-occupationwww.facebook.com/events/493695127346112/ , #OpGTMO 3 days of action to close GITMObit.ly/Op_GTMO , Adbuster calls for actions against Goldman Sachs #Goldmanwww.adbusters.org/campaigns/goldman , Franken Farms Laboratories calls for “Stick It To The Can” -www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=4…1&type=1&theater direct food re-labeling actions worldwide in the lead up to March Against Monsanto www.march-against-monsanto.com/

SECOND HOUR:

Know Your Rights – Dear Officer

10 Facts About Marijuana

Lee Camp Moment Of Clarity – Police Spend Millions Of Hours On Low-Level Marijuana Arrestswww.youtube.com/watch?v=cpLZsvzkOPQ

420 News

Reading – Julia Ward Howe’s Mother Day Proclamation

Don’t Get Depressed – GET ACTIVE!

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

CALL TO ACTION: Feb 7 at 12:00pm to Feb 8 at 12:00am 302 West Cotton Street, Longview, TX https://www.facebook.com/events/345909478930412/ Continue reading