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Show #146 Object


On this show Yodet Gherez interviews a representative of The feminist organisation Object, Beattie Baraki! Object formed in 2004 and united London-based feminist groups in campaigns, and gained over 15 hundred members. The organisation is an award-winning human rights organization specifically set up to challenge the sexual objectification of women in the media and popular culture, the mainstreaming of the sex industries, and all forms of commercial sexual exploitation by combining high- end lobbying and grassroots activism.

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Show #145 Vandana Shiva


Yodet Gherez interviews Dr. Vandana Shiva who is an Indian scholar, scientist, anti-globalization and environmental activist who has author over 20 books.

She has worked to promote biodiversity in agriculture to increase productivity, nutrition, farmer’s incomes and climate resilience. It is for this work she was recognised as an ‘Environmental Hero’ by Time magazine in 2003 and has received numerous acknowledgment for her work.

We talk about her Ph.D. In ‘the foundations of Quantum Theory’ and her shift to inter-disciplinary research in science, technology and environmental policy, the green revolution, democracy, Monsanto and more!

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Show #144 Diane Goldie

imagePainting by Ella Guru Art

On this show Yodet Gherez interviews Artist Diane Goldie about Feminism, her art & creativity, her video for the project ‘What Underneath’ on the ‘style like you’ blog and more!

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Show #143 Activism, Wombles & Plan C


On this show Yodet Gherez interviews a long standing Activist who was involved with the Anti Globalization Movements of the late 90’s and early 2000’s. We talk about old and new groups he has been in or is a part of like The Wombles, Plan C, Anti-Fascist organising, varies campaigns and more!

Music by the band 52 commercial road .

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Show #142 Architects for Social Housing


On this show is Simon Elmer who’s a housing campaigner and founder member of (ASH) which stands for Architects for Social Housing. We talk about the current New Liberal agenda for social cleansing particularly in London, The Housing Bill, council estates such as Cressingham Gardens facing demolition and more!

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Show #141 Anarchism and Art

On this show is Grassy Noel, a spoken word artist and a playwright. He performance his latest poem ‘Alicia Through the Shattered Glass’.


Kevin Caplicki from Just Seeds, an Artists’ Cooperative and decentralised network, is also on the show. Just Seeds are a North America Art guild with 23 artists producing socially and environmentally engaged art. They print, write, design, paint and illustrate. They run a Webstore and a Blog


Show #140 International Women’s Day Special


On International Women’s Day Yodet Gherez compiles a show with interviews featuring Feminist Karen Ignala Smith, CEO of Nia, a London-based domestic and sexual violence charity working to end violence against women and girls.

A volunteer from Cross Bones Graveyard, Cross Bones is a post-medieval disused burial ground in London Bridge in what is now known as Redcross Way. As a mark of respect this spot has been turned by volunteers in to a garden. 15,000 are buried here.

Two representatives from the feminist library collective talk about their struggle to keep the library going and the importance of its existence.

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Show #138 Artist ATM


An interview with Street Artist ATM. A London-based artist whose beautiful paintings of London’s rare and endangered British birds are appearing without warning on concrete fascias of decaying housing estates, brick walls, railway arches and unglamorous spots around the capital.

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Show #137 Peter Gelderloos


Peter Gelderloos is an anarchist and author from U.S. Virginia. His books include How Nonviolence Protects the State, Consensus, Anarchy Works, The Failure of Nonviolence, the travel narrative To Get to the Other Side, and the collection of short stories Sousa in the Echo Chamber. He currently lives in Barcelona, where he takes part in ongoing social struggles.

In his book Anarchy Works, Gelderloss argues that free societies are not possible so long as governments try to crush any pocket of independence. We discuss some ideas in his books.

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Show #136 The Fuck Parade:against Gentrification


Arthur is a working class Anarchist, anti fascist and one of the key organisers of the Fuck Parade, a demonstration against the increasing gentrification of London UK. We talk about their previous protests, identity politics, Hipsters, The Tories, Class War politics Anarchism and more.

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