WCRS Podcast - consciousvoices

Conscious Voices 210722 Ohio Redistricting


1:00:00 minutes (27.46 MB)

Part of an on-line seminar from the Ohio Environmental Council on the mechanisms and urgent importance of Ohio's congressional redistricting process.

CV 210708 Ohio wind and solar thwarted, and Athens women arrested at Enbridge 3 protest


59:58 minutes (27.45 MB)

1st half;
Interview with Kathy Cowan Becker about two bills that just became law in Ohio that are clearly aimed at thwarting commercial scale wind and solar power development.
2nd half
Interview with three women from Athens who recent took part in a pipeline protest in Minnesota and who were arrested there and charged with felony "theft" for blocking a gate to a pipeline construction-related facility.
Music at the break; Peter Paul and Mary singing "Flow"
Music at the close; Ana Fritz; "Leave it in the Ground"
Photo from Athens Messenger

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59:42 minutes (27.33 MB)

CV 210624 Moral March on Manchin and McConnel


58:31 minutes (26.79 MB)

Rev William Barber of the Poor People's Campaign, and Rev. Jesse Jackson march on Washington to pressure senators Manchin and Sinema to pass the For The People voting rights act, and to eliminate the filibuster rule in the Senate.
Sinema argues that the filibuster prevents a "tyrany of the minority" situation, yet that is what we have right now, as minority leader McConnel has vowed to block any and every proposal by the Biden administration.
Sinema says that, if there is no filibuster, Republicans will use their next majority ( if there is one) to undo every accomplishment of the Biden administration. They undoubtedly would, but the point is that they would, anyway. Getting rid of the filibuster NOW could allow Democrats to pass a raft of bills that could transform our political culture, ushering in a new era of justice and equality and environmental protection.
Sinema and Manchin can either stand in the gap, or stand in the way.

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59:58 minutes (27.45 MB)

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59:57 minutes (27.44 MB)

CV 210603 Panel on Israel/Palestine ceasefire


1:00:00 minutes (27.47 MB)

This program features a panel discussion on the current situation in Palestine with former US ambassador to Israel, Martin Idyk, and Rutgers University professor and author Noura Erakat

CV Students for Justice in Palestine rally plus Ora Wise


59:56 minutes (27.44 MB)

Around 500 people gathered in Goodale Park for a rally and march in solidarity with the people of Palestine on May 21. In this program we hear "raw" audio from the rally ( edited for improved sound quality) and a 2003 speech by SJP co-founder Ora Wise.

CV 210520 Free Palestine


30:25 minutes (13.92 MB)

Audio from a Palestinian solidarity rally in Columbus, Ohio and from a press conference featuring the family of police-slain Columbus resident Andre Hill, and their attorneys announcing a 10 Million dollar settlement with the city of Columbus

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59:41 minutes (27.32 MB)
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