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Now displaying: January, 2019

The news corporate media won't touch, stories from the front lines of our movements to fight and build and just a dash of spoken word, visual art and snark. Blend and enjoy.

Jan 25, 2019

How the lie of a struggling school district drove LA teachers to strike – and the larger fight for public school funding vs. charter school elitism that these actions highlight.

Next, in the forests of British Columbia, sovereign indigenous clans continue a decade-long shutdown of dirty energy projects.

And finally, Chris Garaffa joins us to talk tech – suggestion: leave your phone in the other room – it won't want to hear this.

 

https://www.facebook.com/unistoten/
http://unistoten.camp/
https://www.utla.net
https://chrisgaraffa.com/

Jan 18, 2019

You can't call yourself a public hospital if you can only serve the public by price-gouging another segment of the public. We take a look at why hospitals are closing and why even well-meaning reforms can't take hold in a privatized, for-profit system.

There's land (and our kids' futures) for sale! You just gotta be willing to destroy it for the sake of a measly profit margin that pushes us further into climate chaos.

Rory Varrato joins us to talk about Extinction Rebellion NYC: upcoming events, the power of a decentralized, collaborative structure and what we should expect from ourselves as we move further into the age of climate change.

http://healthoverprofit.org/
http://xrr.nyc/
https://www.facebook.com/XRNYC/

artkillingapathy.com

Jan 11, 2019

Here's what climate refugees need to make it through a disaster. How would you fare? Next up, how the government shutdown targets survivors of domestic and sexual violence – plus the age-old story of colonial oppression gets a reboot via an outgoing Representative's bill block. Finally, Elizabeth Vega joins us to talk about the Tornillo occupation – and how to address the rise of imprisoned migrant children and families.

 

https://www.facebook.com/creativebrownresistance

bit.ly/ActOutNewsletter

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