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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

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

041 – People Rise Up Radio – A Conversation With Anne Feeney

On this episode of People Rise Up Radio, we speak with activist and singer/songwriter Anne Feeney about unions, elections, sexism, racism, Hillary, cancer, and of course music!

To find out more about Anne visit: http://www.annefeeney.com/

Follow Anne on Twitter @annefeeney

Anne is ON TOUR NOW! Find out where at:

http://fellow-travelers-advisory.blogspot.com/

We also give listeners an update as to what is up with People Rise Up Radio and our erratic release “schedule”.

(If you can call it that.)

CounterSpin – Breaks down mainstream media coverage of Baltimore, same sex marriage, and climate change as covered by the NY Times. http://fair.org/

Other music used on this episode:

Rebel Diaz – Which Side Are You On?

Phil Ochs – Ringing of Revolution

Tom Lehrer – So Long, Mom (A Song for World War III)

For updates on the NATO3 – https://freethenato3.wordpress.com/

Step Back With the Riot Shaming by Tyler Rienhard – http://www.maskmagazine.com/the-substance-issue/struggle/step-back-with-the-riot-shaming

In Support of Baltimore, Or Smashing Police Cars Is Logical Political Strategy by Radical Faggot

https://radfag.wordpress.com/2015/04/26/in-support-of-baltimore-or-smashing-police-cars-is-logical-political-strategy/

Reformist proving they don't know jack shit about Occupy. #OWS #OccupyWallSt

After Party USA

 So OccupyWallStNYC announced via Twitter today that some “Occupy activists” were launching a new political party.
AfterPartyUSA = from a bunch of people who don't understand the first thing about Occupy
AfterPartyUSA = from a bunch of people who don’t understand the first thing about Occupy

What these “occupy” activists do not understand about Occupy supporting no candidates or political parties is completely beyond me, but I am beginning to think these types of people are simply people who have run out of ideas – yet their self-esteem is so fragile their egos won’t allow them to just listen and maybe even “follow” for a little while.  Perhaps they believe that since they have labeled their party as “populist”  it’s okay to go ahead and use the Occupy name and speak for all the other occupiers out there around the world?

And what the fuck is up with the OccupyWallStNYC Twitter? Who died and made them King & Queen of the prom? You would think they would know better? Which they most very likely do, which means they decided that they know what is best for everyone and decided  they had a right to speak for everyone – cuz they’re just so goddamn fucking special.

Statement Of Autonomy passed by OWS General Assembly 11/10/11
Statement Of Autonomy passed by OWS General Assembly 11/10/11

http://www.nycga.net/resources/documents/statement-of-autonomy/

(Our annoyance with yet another random group of assholes using the Occupy name to push yet another decidedly un-Occupy  PR campaign will have to sit and stew for a while.)

Low and behold – this new political party, with the zippy name of After Party USA, falls neatly in line  with the same kind of empty threat, hollow buzzword campaign we have seen being pushed upon everyone by disciples of the Einstein Institute and the reformists that made up the Freedom Plaza camp of Occupy Washington DC. In other words, the Democratic Party and the unions.

This new party also falls neatly in line with a disturbing trend seen at actions from coast to coast… Activists who can’t wait to leave the action for the after action after party. In other words, people who come out so they can go to a party and get free booze and weed.  A new form of paid “activists”.  Waiting around for actual change is just not satisfying enough for these ADHD activist – nope they’ve got to get their rocks off now. Plus, only the cool activists are invited to the after party, so if you’re going… You MUST be cool, right? I say fuck them and fuck #AfterPartyUSA