WCRS Podcast - consciousvoices

Conscious Voices Sanders health care rally in Columbus, June 26, 2017


59:44 minutes (54.69 MB)

Bernie Sanders held a rally to oppose the latest Republican bill to slash Medicaid. Full speech here.

Conscious Voices Keeanga Yamhatta Taylor and Nina Turner


59:29 minutes (54.46 MB)

Author and African American Studies professor cancelled a number of public appearances after she received death threats from Trump supporters in response to this commencement address she gave in 2017.
Ohio's own Nina Turner gave a keynote address at this year's People's Summit in Chicago.

Conscious Voices Michael Parenti Myths of Caapitalism


59:46 minutes (54.72 MB)

Author, historian, and lecturer Michael Parenti traces the roots of some of the myths used to justify capitalism

Conscious Voices Rev. William Barber How We Got Here


59:39 minutes (54.6 MB)

Rev. William Barber speaks on how we have arrived at our current political crossroads

\Conscious Voices Linda Burnham - white privilege and the Trump era

Author and activist Linda Burnham, speaking at a recent conference talks about the need for resistance , and the role of white privilege in the Trump ascendancy. She recently published an essay in The Guardian addressing the need to reject the narrative that blames Democrats neglect of rural white economic concerns for Trump's win.

59:57 minutes (40.23 MB)

Conscious Voices Ohio Women's March organizer Rhiannon Childs


59:55 minutes (47.43 MB)

Extended interview with Ohio state director of the Women's March on Washington, Rhiannon Childs, plus Elizabeth Warren's speech at the Women's March in Boston

Conscious Voices Women's March pt 1


59:56 minutes (302.47 MB)

Audio from women's marches January 21 across the country

Conscious Voices Rally To Save Medicare


59:59 minutes (302.77 MB)

Large rally to save Medicaid, Medicare, and Social Security organized by Ohio Revolution, with Union allies and social justice activists on January 15th 2017 at the Plumbers and Pipefitters hall in Columbus, Ohio.
Audio recorded from the house PA - a bit glitchy due to some problems with the PA equipment. (fortunately that did not compromise the sound in the room - just the line feeding the recorder). 3 salvaged speeches from the rally in this edition.

Conscious Voices Mary Jo Kilroy on threats to Medicaid, Medicare, and Social Security


59:56 minutes (54.87 MB)

Former congressional representative and social justice activist Mary Jo Kilroy interviewed on the eve of the Our Revolution-organized rally to save Medicaid, Medicare, and Social Security, and a look at Republican plans to divest our National Forests to the States for exploitation by extractive industries

Conscious Voices Threats to Medicaid, Medicare, and Social Security


59:58 minutes (54.9 MB)

A look at the history of Social Security and , especially Mediaid through presidential speeches, starting with JFK's 1962 speech on Medicaid, then LBJ's "great society speech", and Obama's speech on the program's 50th anniversary. Also Bernie Sanders' recent Senate speech calling out Donald Trump on this issue

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