The voices of protectors at Sacred Stone Camp above the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation,N.D. and a discussion of the genocidal fracking boom of Bakkan oil on indigenous lands are featured in this weeks Bread and Roses offering. The unity in opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline led to an historic gathering of over 250 indigenous nations at Sacred Stone Encampment and a halt of construction at the Missouri River crossing.
HOST: Elliot Tarry
Radical Feminist author and Elder Pagan Priestess, Ruth Barrett has edited an anthology titled Female Erasure…Gender Politics’ War on Women, the Female Sex and Human Rights which argues that gender theory and the transgender movement is an extension of patriarchy’s historical dominance and oppression of women. Host Elliot Tarry interviews Ruth Barrett and anthology contributor Falcon River.
A distinguished panel of radical feminists critique gender theory and transgender ideology’s impact upon feminist organizing and women’s lives.
Host Elliot Tarry features four selections from LEFT FORUM 2016’s Panel: “Deconstructing Gender Identity Under Male Supremacy”. Presenters featured:
Kathy Scarborough, Samantha Berg, Kara Dansky and Penny White.
After a week of tumult and killings the Black Lives Matter and law enforcement communities process grief amid calls for unity and justice. Host Elliot Tarry
features audio from funeral services in Dallas and Baton Rouge and Black Power rhetoric from Malcolm X,Rev.Al Sharpton and Pres. Obama in a brief discussion of violence vs. non-violence as an answer to police brutality against the African Americans.
This weeks Bread and Roses show explores the connection between music and community building with visionary poet, percussionist/musician, cultural worker and social activist Tony Vacca. Issues discussed include multi-culturalism vs cultural appropriation, “global citizenship”, The Senegal-America Project and the role of music to the creation of social change.
In this installment of Bread and Roses you’ll hear Tamara Adrian speak about Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex rights in Latin America, specifically in Venezuela at Amherst College’s Expanding LGBTQ rights event. Tamara Adrian is a lawyer, LGBTQI human rights activist and the first openly transgender person to be elected to the Venezuelan National Assembly. Also, clips of Cece McDonald and Joshua Allen’s keynote lecture from Hampshire College’s annual ASK for Social Justice is included. The theme for this year’s ASK event was BlackFemmesVsThe State. McDonald and Allen discussed violence and against Black femmes and Black Trans Liberation (trigger warning for rape and sexual assault in this portion of the show). Throughout today’s show, you’ll hear two songs by 4-time Grammy winning singer, India Arie. The first song is titled I Am Not My Hair and the second is Strength, Courage and Wisdom. Enjoy the show!
This installment of Bread and Roses includes clips from Teresita Levy’s “Puerto Ricans in the Empire: Tobacco Growers and U.S. Colonialism” talk and the “#BlackMigrantLivesMatter panel discussion that was held at Hampshire College in March. The show concludes with Mumia Abu Jamal’s “Fear of the World Outside” and “Black and Blue America.”