WCRS Podcast - consciousvoices

Conscious Voices People's Summit


59:59 minutes (54.93 MB)

A "People's Summit" was held in Chicago in June to strategize about the next steps for the progressive movement. We have audio from one of the plenaries, as well as a few words about the latest police murders of Black people.

Conscious Voices "20 minutes of action" Stanford rape case


1:00:00 minutes (54.94 MB)

Stanford rape survivor's epic testimony, as read by CNN's Ashleigh Banfield, and another, un-named rape survivor's harrowing story.

CV Medical Marijuana and Western origins of Europe's refugee crisis


59:56 minutes (54.88 MB)

Ohioans for Medical Marijuana has suspended their campaign to get a medical marijuana initiative on the state ballot, not because the odds were against them ( they weren't) but because legislators beet them to it with a lesser bill of their own. We have an interview with Aaron Marshall, spokesperson for Ohioans for Medical Marijuana.
Also, we have audio from a program from Russia Today on the origins of Europe's refugee crisis in policies of Western states.

Conscious Voices Fracking Contamination


1:00:00 minutes (54.94 MB)

eologist Julie Rice-Weatherington's presentation at a day-long conference on the consequences of Fracking at the Ohio statehouse.

Conscious Voices Jane Jacobs and James Kuntzler on gentrification and urban planning


59:57 minutes (54.88 MB)

Humane urban planning advocate Jane Jacobs speaking in 2000 on the need for a radical shift in the way we view cities, urban culture, and architecture, and author James Kuntzler on the same.

Conscious Voices Arizona Election Fraud, Sanders and Clinton on Israel, and Joe Motil on gentrification


59:56 minutes (54.88 MB)

Arizona was a crime scene on Tuesday where election fraud was perpetrated on a massive scale, reflecting a problem that has nation-wide implications since the gutting of the Voting Rights Act. We have a number of reports from Arizona and some analysis, plus a look at Sanders and Clinton's positions on Israel, and an excerpt from an interview with community activist Joe Motil on gentrification in Columbus' North side.

Concious Voices Pacifica election special


59:58 minutes (54.9 MB)

Pacifica Radio's national election special on the eve of Ohio's primary, with guests Will Petrik, Evan Davis and Kwazi N'Kruma

Conscious Voices Save Oak Flats


59:56 minutes (54.87 MB)

A rare and pristine ecosystem in Arizona is scheduled for demolition, thanks to a last-minute rider attached to a finance bill by Arizona senator John McCain that awarded the Oak Flats region to an Australian mining company. The land is sacred to the San Carlos Apaches, whose organization, Apache Stronghold, is leading the fight to stop the mine. They held a rally in Tucson to kick-off a two=week intensive campaign, culminating in a large protest gathering at Oak Flats in late February. We have audio from the rally, and an interview with Apache Stronghold spokesperson Wentsler Nosey/

Conscious Voices Paving the Pavey, and a tribute to MarShawn


59:59 minutes (54.91 MB)

Columbus social justice activist MarShawn McCarrel ended his life, but his legacy continues. A brief tribute to a fallen comrad.
Developers have their sights set on a block of historic buildings in Old North, but residents in the area are organizing to stop them in their tracks.

Conscious Voices Bryden House Evictions


59:59 minutes (54.92 MB)

A near East side apartment building, formerly dedicated as low-income housing was purchased by a New Jersey developer who is evicting dozens of elderly and disabled residents to convert the building to higher-priced apartments. A group of citizens has organized both to resist the evictions and to assist the residents.

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