WCRS Podcast - consciousvoices

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

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

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