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Show #122 Scott Crow

 

imagescott crow is an international speaker, author and story teller who is proudly from a working class background . He has engaged his varied life as a coop business co-owner, political organizer, educator and strategist, activist, filmmaker, dad and musician. For over two decades he has focused on diverse socio-political issues and the explorations of creating and exercising counter-power to capitalism, Power and unsustainable civilization.

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Show #121 Kate Smurthwaite & Non State Torture

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Yodet Gherez interviews two guests, Comedian and Feminist Kate Smurthwaite and Canadian Human Rights organisation Non-State Torture.

Kate Smurthwaite is a Left-Wing, Feminist, Atheist stand-up Comedian and political activists. She’s the Chair and Media Spokesperson for campaign group Abortion Rights UK. She’s a writer for the political comedy show ‘The Revolution Will Be Televised’ and the long-standing political satire show ‘Have I Got News For You?’.

NST are Independent Scholars, Grassroots Supporters, Human Rights Defenders against Non-State Torture, International Human Rights Educators, Speakers, Consultants, Researchers, Activists, Writers, and Listeners of Atrocity.

 

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Show #120 Maryam Namazie

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Maryam Namazie has spoken and written numerous articles on Women’s Rights issues, free expression, Islamism, and Secularism. Maryam is an inveterate commentator and broadcaster on Rights, Cultural Relativism, Religion, Political Islam and many other related topics. She’s a speaker at the Feminism in London Conference on the subject ‘Religious Fundamentalism and the British State’.

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Show #119 Finn Mackay

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Finn Mackay is an Author, Academic and Feminist activist. She founded The London Feminist Network. Revived the London Reclaim the Night march, And a former organiser of the Feminism in London Conference. She was nominated as a world-changing woman in a 2006 Guardian poll. After working in youth work and education, Finn devised policy on domestic violence prevention before returning to academia and completing her PhD on the British Women’s Liberation Movement. She is currently a senior lecturer in sociology at the University of the West of England in Bristol. She speaks and writes regularly on Feminist issues, particularly male violence against women.

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Show #118 Zaher Baher

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Donnacha DeLong returns this week with a show about what’s happening in Syrian Kurdistan, with an activist who has seen first hand the new society Kurds are trying to build in the midst of conflict. Features Tottenham’s own Zaher Baher talking about what’s going on in Rojava in Syria and why they need our solidarity.

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Read some of Zaher’s writings here.

And here.

And listen to his Anarchist Bookfair talk last year here.

Show #117 Lisa Mckenzie

Lisa McKenzie, Class War's parliamentary candidate for Chingford on the Take Back Brixton march to join Reclaim Brixton in Windrush Square.

Lisa McKenzie, Class War’s parliamentary candidate for Chingford on the Take Back Brixton march to join Reclaim Brixton in Windrush Square.

Lisa Mackenzie is a bold, outspoken and passionate Class Warrior, academic and author of ‘Getting By : Estate, Class and Culture in Austerity Britain’.

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Show #116 Grant Fleming

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Photo Journalist Grant Fleming talk about his current exhibition, photographing music icons and political ones, his stories of where his passion has taken him and more!

Music by Sugar Man aka Sixto Rodriguez

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Show #114 Red&Black Telly

Clever-Anarchist-GraffitiMartin Lux joins Yodet Gherez in the studio to talk about his Red&Black Telly on youtube.

He shares his thoughts on Boko Haram, May Day 2014, Russell Brand, The Governments attack on young adults, Anarchist lifestyle politics and what it means to truly stand up against power.

Music by hip hop artist Jehst and hip hop group Qeld.

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show #113 Dublin Easter Uprising and more

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Mr G talks about the joys of Easter, as well as a look back to Dublin’s Easter Uprising of 1916, which was a pivotal event in Ireland’s recent history. Before the Easter Uprising, few in Ireland were overt supporters of the rebels. After the 1916 Uprising, those involved achieved the status of heroes. Other subjects include The Peasants’ Revolt (also called Wat Tyler’s Rebellion or the Great Rising), and a look at Greenwich’s new statue.

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show #112 Sulejman Brkic

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Sulejman Brkic, based in Japan, and i talk about Tokyo Spring, Fukushima, his job loss, Tokyo Anti-Fa and more!

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