WCRS Podcast - consciousvoices

CV 20220818 Salman Rushdie and Columbus Schools

An interview with author Salman Rushdie and an update on the Columbus teachers contract negotiations with the Columbus school board

1:00:00 minutes (27.46 MB)

CV 20220804 Columbus Teachers and Manchin's Ransom


1:00:00 minutes (27.48 MB)

As this program aired on WGRN, 94.1 fm on Thursday evening, August 4, the Columbus Education Association the union representing 4500 Columbus teachers voted to send an "intent to strike" resolution to the Columbus Board of Education, which the unions says has refused to bargain in good faith as the August 21 expiration of the teachers' current contract approaches.
I interviewed Regina Fuentes, spokesperson for the CEA.
Also; the deal struck with West Virginia senator Joe Manchin in exchange for his support for the scaled-down version of the Build Back Better bill includes a promise to re-start construction of the Mountain Valley pipeline, which, like the cancelled Keystone XL pipeline would have severe environmental and social impacts. We have a raw-audio documentary, of sorts, from an independent filmmaker who spoke with property owners in the pipeline's path as well as protesters who blocked construction before the pipeline was idled nearly 2 years ago.

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59:59 minutes (27.46 MB)

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59:56 minutes (27.44 MB)

CV 20220616 March (again) For Our Lives


59:53 minutes (27.41 MB)

Speeches from the 2022 ( second) March For Our Lives against gun violence.

CV 20220609 Unsettled; Israel Continues it Assault


59:46 minutes (27.36 MB)

Several international news reports about the murder of an American Al Jazeera journalist in occupied Palestine, and an attack by Israeli police of the mourners, Americans aiding Israeli settlers in harassing Palestinians, and a far-right Israeli nationalist march in Jerusalem reminiscent, in some respects of the far-right march in Charlottesville, Virginia

CV 20220525 Guns and Inflation

A critique of pro-gun myths, and Richard Wolfe on the historical causes of inflation

59:58 minutes (27.45 MB)

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1:00:00 minutes (27.47 MB)

CV 20220512 Panel discussion on Ukraine with Phyllis Bennis


59:59 minutes (27.46 MB)

A panel discussion ("webinar") on Ukraine with Institute For Policy Studies analyst Phyllis Bennis

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