WCRS Podcast - consciousvoices

Conscious Voices Columbus Campaign Finance Reform

1:00:00 minutes (82.41 MB)

The Columbus City Council proposes a package of campaign finance reforms that include a very high limit on how much an individual or company can donate to a candidate. Citizen activists speak against that portion of the proposal.

Conscious Voices Abortion ban veto stands, as U.S. troops in Syria stand down

1:00:00 minutes (82.4 MB)

Ohio Republican legislators fail by just one vote to overturn Governor Kasich's veto of a sweeping abortion ban bill that the legislature adopted last week, but the governor signed a second abortion ban bill that opponents say is nearly as bad.
Also, Medea Benjamin speaks with Phyllis Benis on the announced withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria

Conscious Voices Zionism and Black Radicalism

59:59 minutes (82.37 MB)

Talk by Morgan State University professor of communications, Jared Ball on the intersection of modern Pan-Africanism and the anti-zionist movement.

Conscious Voices David Cay Johnston and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

59:59 minutes (82.37 MB)

Journalist David Cay Johnston, author of the new book; It's Worse Than You Think; What Trump Is Doing To America, and congressperson-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on the New Green Deal

Conscious Voices Refugee Caravan and U.S. policy in Honduras

59:58 minutes (82.35 MB)

Narration; brief history of U.S. interference with Honduras
Segment 1; Noam Chomsky traces the current crisis to Hillary Clinton's tenure as Sec. of State under Obama
Segment 2; Al Jazeera's Faultlines segment on the impact of the U.S. "war on drugs" in Honduras
Segment 3; Tariq Ali podcast on the latest post-coup election in Honduras

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59:59 minutes (82.37 MB)

Conscious Voices, 2018 election analysis

59:59 minutes (82.37 MB)

Audio from Democracy Now's election night live broadcast, that was carried locally on community radio station WGRN, including Women's March co=leader Linda Sarsour, journalist Alan Nairn, and New York congressperson-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez' inspiring victory speech, plus an election day interview with Issue One spokesperson Dennis Willard.

Conscious Voices Voting Rights in Ohio

59:59 minutes (42.3 MB)

1st half; a Sam Seder interview with The Nation's Ari Berman in the days after the U.S. Supreme Court's Shelby decision which partially gutted the 1965 Voting Rights Act.
@nd half; local interview with Catherine Tercer, of Common Cause on the current state of voting rights in Ohio

Conscious Voices Borking the Kav amd betting on O'Rourke

59:57 minutes (42.11 MB)

Sound from various Kavanaugh protests and an introduction to Texas senatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke

Conscious Voices Toxic waste lagoons in the Carolinas

59:56 minutes (41.91 MB)

Coal ash impoundments and "fecal lagoons" on hog farms in North and South Carolina are hit by flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence

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