WCRS Podcast - consciousvoices

CV Kossuth Street Garden in Peril, and Debunking Thanksgiving Myths


59:59 minutes (43.8 MB)

An interview with Kossuth Street community garden founder Michael Doody. The garden faces elimination at the hands of (yet another) developer, in a situation reminiscent of the plight of the nation's formerly largest urban farm in Los Angeles.
Also, audio from an indigenous people's protest in Plymouth, Massachussetts calling Thanksgiving "a day of mourning", and an essay by Christian Davis ( my late dad) on "freeing the Turkeys".

CV 111920 No Time To Rest


59:54 minutes (40 MB)

3 segments discussing what must be done to hold the new administration accountable to a progressive agenda, and the dangers for both the party and the movement of failing to do so.
Speakers; Alexandria Ocassio-Cortez, Juan Gonzalez, Crystal Ball, Cornel West

CV 110520 Election limbo, and election victories


59:49 minutes (82.15 MB)

Audio from a small rally in Columbus on Wednesday, the day after election day, an interview with Cathy Cohen Becker on the passage of Issue 1, sound from Republican mobs outside several boards of elections attempting to intimidate poll workers, and a short NYT documentary on ther stolen election of 2000

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59:59 minutes (82.38 MB)

CV102220 Women's March against confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett


59:55 minutes (82.28 MB)

Audio from Women's Marches in October to protest the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the US Supreme Court

Conscious Voices 100220 Breonna Taylor, Justice Denied - Issue 2, Justice Evolving


59:57 minutes (82.34 MB)

Audio from a press conference/rally in Louisville, Kentucky in response to a grand jury's failure to indict any of the officers involved in the killing of Breonna Taylor, and audio from a Yes We Can streamed presentation on Issue 2 which would amend the Columbus city charter to create a Civilian Review Board to monitor police uses of force.

Conscious Voices 092420 Jasmine Ayres on the state of the movement in Colubus so far


59:58 minutes (82.36 MB)

Community activist and former candidate fir City Council, Jasmine Ayres discusses the state of the movement for racial justice in Central Ohio at this point.
David Adelson files another interview report with border justice/immigration rights advocate Hugo Castro from Los Angeles.

CV 091820 We Need A Fire In America Rev. William Barber


59:58 minutes (82.34 MB)

an archived speech by Rev William Barber about the state of democracy in America

CV Appalacian Uprising for Black Lives


59:58 minutes (82.36 MB)

Interview with organizers of a group in Lancaster, Ohio which has organized Black Lives Matter solidarity protests and engaged in community education efforts. They call themselves The Instigators . For 7 weeks since June the weekly vigils they organized were peaceful and without serious incidents, although they were frequently confronted by people holding opposing views. Then, several weeks ago, one visiting protester was assaulted by "Blue Lives Matter" counter-protesters. Since then, the bulk of the protesters have been "alt-right" types from out of town, and the Instigators group has received numerous threats via social media.

Also; coverage of last week's rallies to save the U.S. Postal Service.

CV O82O2O Democratic Convention discussion


59:53 minutes (41.57 MB)

Highlights from the Democratic convention and discussion from Pacifica Radio's live coverage
Featuring Delores Huerta, Alan Minsky, Margaret Prescod, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Bernie Sanders, and Mitch Jezerich.

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