January 15, 2021

Listen to the episode here. Vons, Pavilions to Fire “Essential Workers,” Replace Drivers with Independent Contractors by Mike Dickerson for Knock LA The U.S. Economy Lost 140,000 Jobs in December.  All of Them Were Held by Women by Annalyn Kurtz for CNN The Cops at the Capitol for The Appeal by Jonathan Ben-Menachem Amazon Warehouse Workers To Decide Whether To Form Company’s 1st U.S. Union It Could Happen Here Guide with basic ways your community can prepare to reduce harm and save lives should the unthinkable happen. Video: LGBT Activist Ken Jones Talks About The Impact Of ‘When We Rise’ Virtual … Continue reading January 15, 2021

January 8, 2021

Listen to the episode here. There is a long history of violent takeovers of government buildings right here in the US, often by white supremacists. Thread by Rebecca Pierce When white supremacists overthrew a government – 1898 Wilmington, NC America’s Been Coup’d video with Indi Samarajiva I Lived Through A Stupid Coup. America Is Having One Now by Indi Samarajiva DC Mutual Aid ‘What privilege looks like’: Oaklanders reflect on mob takeover of U.S. Capitol Playlist from today’s episode here. Continue reading January 8, 2021

January 1, 2021

Listen to the episode here. Santa Cruz activists halt homeless camp eviction by Jessica A. York for Santa Cruz Sentinel Evictor Structures: Erin McElroy and Azad Amir-Ghassemi on Fighting Displacement The Border Wall Has Been ‘Absolutely Devastating’ for People and Wildlife by Lourdes Medrano for Audubon Voices from inside Yuba County ICE Detention Facility’s COVID outbreak – KPFA Potrero View James Baldwin Record Collection Playlist from Open Culture Music from the episode here. Continue reading January 1, 2021

December 18, 2020

Listen to the episode here. How Portland Protesters Keep Each Other Safe by Isabella Garcia, Yes! Magazine When We Fight, We Win! An Analysis of COLA Wins Statewide – RAFA Rank and File Action Antifascist Resistance Heats Up Against ‘Stop the Steal’ Rallies & Faces New Challenges It’s Going Down Neo-Nazi attack survivors create tool to track racist extremists Contribute to National Lawyers Guild SF Music from today’s episode: Playlist & BB and the Blips Continue reading December 18, 2020

December 11, 2020

Listen to the episode here. A Threat to ‘Both Society and Consumers’: New Campaign Urges Reviewers to Stop Recommending Amazon Doorbell Cameras San Quentin prison staff forcing prisoners to accept liability for their own deaths from COVID-19 Biden Picks Raytheon Board Member as Defense Secretary | CODEPINK’s Medea Benjamin Reacts City and County of San Francisco December 9, 2020 – BOS Budget and Finance Committee – Re: Permanent Supportive Housing Help Support Vallejo’s Unhoused Community Alameda County jails handed 44 people over to ICE in 2019 Bay Area Freedom Collective Reentry House Colombian environmental official assassinated in southern Meta department … Continue reading December 11, 2020

December 4, 2020

Listen to and/or download the episode here. 250 million people participate in countrywide strike in India Help NYC drivers launch a platform cooperative Open Letter to Gov. Newsom: Hold police accountable and investigate the police killing of Sean Monterrosa by Maggie Harrison in El Tecolote A Call for Ivy+ Libraries to Divest from Police and Prisons and Invest in Life-Giving Resources Online Teach-in with Haymarket Books & Center for Political Education: People Get Ready Join Center for Political Education and Haymarket Books for a conversation on beating the right, strengthening the Left, and building power. Saturday, December 12, 1:00-7:00 PM … Continue reading December 4, 2020

November 27, 2020

Listen to the episode here. Articles shared this week: Amazon workers in Germany to go on strike on ‘Black Friday’ Trans people can now self-identify their gender with a few clicks as India launches revolutionary online portal DA Boudin charges fired SFPD officer with manslaughter over fatal shooting Historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz on Thanksgiving: “It Has Never Been About Honoring Native Americans” Homework: Questions About “Home”~ This worksheet was inspired by​ and out created by Qwul’sih’yah’maht, Robina Thomas (LyacksonoftheCoast Salish Nation). It has been developed with input from Corrina Gould (Chochenyo Ohlone from the Confederated Villages of Lisjan), Johnella LaRose (Shoshone-Bannock), … Continue reading November 27, 2020

November 20, 2020 with Dylan Rodríguez

Listen and/or download the episode here Dylan Rodríguez is an abolitionist teacher, scholar, and activist. He was named to the inaugural class of Freedom Scholars in 2020 and is President of the American Studies Association (2020-2021).  He has worked as a Professor at the University of California, Riverside since 2001, and recently served as the faculty-elected Chair of the UCR Division of the Academic Senate (2016-2020) and Chair of Ethnic Studies (2009-2016). Dylan’s thinking, writing, teaching, and scholarly activist labors address the complexity and normalized proliferation of historical regimes and logics of anti-Blackness and racial-colonial violence in everyday state, cultural, … Continue reading November 20, 2020 with Dylan Rodríguez

November 13, 2020

Listen to the episode here. Links/Resources mentioned on this episode: STILL ON THE LINE! Macy’s IUOE 39 Engineers Still Fighting Give-backs & Scabs After 63 Day Strike We Do it For Our Gente – Organized by Mijente: “Join us to hear from leaders in #Arizona, #Georgia, #NorthCarolina, & #PuertoRico to learn about the role of grassroots organizing in this election & how they mobilized communities to vote! 👏🏾“ So You’re Thinking About Becoming an Abolitionist by Mariame Kaba Playlist of music from this week Continue reading November 13, 2020