WCRS Podcast - consciousvoices

Conscious Voices Keith Ellison and Bernie Sanders


59:59 minutes (54.92 MB)

audio from a recent press conference with Bernie Sanders and Keith Ellison

Short speech on diversity by Chris Sunami


1:44 minutes (1.59 MB)

Although this file appears under "conscious voices", it is not an edition of the Conscious Voices program, but a short, stand-alone audio segment. It is a speech on diversity given at the Ohio Statehouse following a day of lobbying Republican legislators and two Republican Party offices in Columbus, Ohio, urging them to reject the racism, sexism, and homophobia espoused by Donald Trump and his proposed cabinet appointees.

Conscious Voices anti-Trump rally


59:59 minutes (54.92 MB)

Ad Hoc coalition Columbus United organized a march and rally protesting the Trump/Republican agenda on Tuesday, Nov, 30th that drew between 900 and 1,000 people (817 on the march, with more joining at the statehouse). Speakers included a Muslim student, an un-documented immigrant, an African immigrant, and racial justice activists. Full audio featured in this show. Photo courtesy of Jose Luis Mas

Conscious Voices Ohio SB268 and West Virginia Mountain Party candidate, Charlotte Pritt


59:58 minutes (54.91 MB)

Interview with CAIR's atty Roman Ichbal about Senate Bill 268 which CAIR says will undermine the rights of workers who have faced discrimination or harassment from employers, and an interview with West Virginia gubernatorial candidate Charlotte Pritt who ran on the Mountain Party ticket against a conservative Republican, Bill Cole, and a Democrat coal magnate with numerous mine safety violations, Jim Justice. Plus a monologue about the 2016 presidentiaal election.

Conscious Voices Ohio Elections, Fracking in the Wayne


59:58 minutes (54.9 MB)

Interview with Progress Ohio executive director Sandy Theiss about voter supression in Ohio and also the general contentiousness of the 2016 Federal election.
Audio from a picket at Republican senator Rob Portman's offices regarding proposed fracking leases in the Wayne National Forest and some audio clips about the standoff at Standing Rock.

Conscious Voices, Fracking the Wayne pt 2


59:48 minutes (54.75 MB)

Hard to believe it's been 4 years since I attended, and reported on an "open house" by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources regarding proposed oil and gas ("fracking") leases in the Wayne National Forest. Plans to auction thnose leases are now being fast-tracked, but a coalition of environmental groups is gearing up to fight it. Recently the Ohio Revolution, the local affiliate of Bernie Sanders' national group, "Our Revolution" held a strategy session in Columbus to help coordinate that campaign. Audio featured in this show from that meeting features representatives from the Ohio Environmental Council, The Buckeye Forest Council, Athens County Fracking Action Network, and the Ohio Sierra Club.

Conscious Voices, Standing Rock update and Mountain Top Removal protest


59:57 minutes (54.88 MB)

Audio from a Columbus Day demonstration in Columbus, Ohio in solidarity with the protesters at Standing Rock, North Dakota, and audio from a recent protest in Charleston, West Virginia against Mountain Top Removal

Conscious Voices Angela Davis


1:00:00 minutes (54.94 MB)

Audio from Monday's rally at City Hall announcing an agreement between City Council and The People's Justice Project regarding the Summer Policing program, and a lecture by professor Angela Davis from the 17th annual Steven Biko memorial in South Africa.

Conscious Voices, Moral Monday, Tyre King, and Pavey demolition


59:59 minutes (54.92 MB)

Audio of an Al jazeera interview with People's Justice Project organizer Tammy Fornier-Asaada regardinmg the police shooting of 13-year old Tyre King, audio from the 3rd anniversary Moral Monday rally in Columbus, and an interview with University Area Commissioner Deb Supelak regarding the proposed gentrification project in Columbus' Old North.

Conscious Voices Justice for Henry Green and Stand off at Standing Rock


59:58 minutes (54.9 MB)

Press conference announcing the findings of a multi-city study on police practices which gave Columbus an unfavorable rating. Activists are calling for an independent investigation in to the police killing of Columbus resident Henry Green.
Also, an interview with one of the organizers of the protests at Standing Rock, North Dakota against a proposed oil pipeline.

Syndicate content Syndicate content