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

November 6, 2020 with Shawna Virago

Listen to the episode here, starts about 4 minutes in. Links: SF Transgender Film Festival November 12-15, 2020 – ONLINE! Shawna Virago Berkeley Copwatch & Refuse to Be Abused! Volunteer with Berkeley Copwatch! Nov. 9 at 6PM Center For Political Education To Prevent Abhorrent State-Run Voter Suppression and Police Brutality, Look to Local Action beyond Election Years by Anoa Changa for Scalawag Seven Lessons the US Left Can Learn from Egypt to Resist Post-Election Fascism by Nadine Naber and Atef Said for Truthout Shawna Virago’s new single “Heaven Sent Delinquent” (Electric Mix): Continue reading November 6, 2020 with Shawna Virago