In episode 70 Joanna interviews Beth Roy. Beth Roy was born into a Jewish family and raised in Texas where she attended a segregated high school at the time that the Supreme Court decided Brown v. Board of Education. Nurtured by parents committed to racial equality, she has built a life with a quest for justice at its center. She is an author, educator, therapist and restorative justice practitioner.
Welcome to the anews podcast. This is episode 50 for February 9, 2018. This podcast covers anarchist activity, ideas, and conversations from the previous week.
Editorial: Personalities, Projects, Politics
TOTW: Asking Questions While Walking
Welcome to the anews podcast. This is episode 49 for February 2, 2018. This podcast covers anarchist activity, ideas, and conversations from the previous week.
Editorial: Tech Atomizes!
TOTW: Creating Online Anarchist Spaces
In this episode we talk with two members of the Black Rose Anarchist Federation, a federation of anarchist collectives (referred to as locals) across the US, that formed several years ago, bringing together a variety of existing anarchist groups and organizations. Currently, members of Black Rose are involved in a variety of struggles and organizing campaigns, and in this interview we talk specifically about how their members in the Los Angeles area are mobilizing with a rapid response network that is fighting back against ICE raids.
Victoria Law, who is familiarly known as Vikki, is an anarchist activist, writer, freelance editor, photographer and mother. Law is of Chinese descent and was born and raised in Queens NY where she had her first brush with the law as an armed robber while still in high school. Her exposure to incarcerated people at Rikers Island prompted her to get involved with prison support. She has continued fighting for prison abolition, co-founding Books Through Bars NYC as a joint project between Blackout Books & Nightcrawlers Anarchist Black Cross in 1996 at the age of nineteen.
LISTEN HERE: http://archive.org/details/AnarchyRadio01302018
Last Wed.: 50 Years of 1968 at Oregon State; next weekend: BDYHAX in Austin. Oceans strongly warming as well as rising, acidifying. Shootings point toward collapse in America. Bad coral reef, light pollution news. Millennials increasingly withdrawn, stay-at-home. VR soon to include "human" touch. Devumi: fake accounts, fake users in a fake techno world. Action news.
Beautiful conversation with my friend Sophia about conflict resolution, accountability, exile as social sanction, how everyone makes mistakes, talking to each other, outsourcing conflict to authority, in-person dialogues, the problems with written communications, positive conflict, call out culture & public shaming, building trust, the beauty of dance, misogyny and abuse in the dance world, western appropriation of dance, our dissociative relationship with our bodies, re-engaging with dance in classrooms and activism, true prosperity and the prosperity gospel, discomfort with faith, anti-queer nature of faith communities, queer dating and finding religion, that Jesus was rad, the individuality of the spiritual journey, leading by example, and leading with love.
LISTEN HERE: http://archive.org/details/AnarchyRadio01162018
Rising level of militancy (e.g. Iran, Tunisia, Sudan, NYC fast-food workers, forest defenders)? JZ on the road, getting published - despite postmodern nay-sayer. Shooting (stabbing) of the week, E. Antarctica unstable, snow getting scarce, fresh-water acidifying. 8 million tons of plastics into oceans annually. Infoshop.org is back - back to 1800s? Latest ITS extinctionist pathology. Craft, by Alexander Langlands. Action news, calls from OH and FL. Ofelia Rivas next week.