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A non-sectarian leftist podcast on organizing and direct action. We talk to the organizers you want to hear from to find out how they're doing it, in order to provide a loose how-to for those listeners who might be wondering how to get similar efforts started in their area.

A non-sectarian leftist podcast on organizing and direct action. We talk to the organizers you want to hear from to find out how they're doing it, in order to provide a loose how-to for those listeners who might be wondering how to get similar efforts started in their area.
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United States

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A non-sectarian leftist podcast on organizing and direct action. We talk to the organizers you want to hear from to find out how they're doing it, in order to provide a loose how-to for those listeners who might be wondering how to get similar efforts started in their area.

Language:

English


Episodes

Burgerville Workers Union with Emmett and Nate

6/18/2019
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Eden and William talk with Emmett and Nate from the Burgerville Workers Union, a fast food workers union in the Pacific Northwest which was the first nationally recognized fast food union in decades. We discuss the values and principles of the organization, mutual aid among the workers, battling burnout, and addressing accountability. In this episode's Solo Praxis segment, Eden talks about the importance of helping other's financially when we're able, without centering ourselves or our...

Duration:01:44:30

Food Not Bombs with co-founder Keith McHenry - Part II

6/3/2019
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This is Part 2 of our interview with Keith McHenry, the co-founder of Food Not Bombs. In this episode, Eden and William discuss in-depth the "7 Steps to Starting a Food Not Bombs Chapter" as outlined by Keith on www.foodnotbombs.net. We also discuss what to do when faced with certain obstacles, including state repression. Since the entire episode is focused on how to start a FNB Chapter, rather than feature a Solo Praxis segment, William dives into some of the hard numbers and statistics...

Duration:01:23:57

Food Not Bombs with co-founder Keith McHenry - Part I

5/22/2019
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William and Eden sit down with Keith McHenry, one of the co-founders of Food Not Bombs. Keith shares the history, vision, principles, and challenges of organizing Food Not Bombs, which will be celebrating it's 39th anniversary on May 24th, 2019. Because Keith had so much information to share, and so many insights and anecdotes, this episode is a little longer than most. There was so much to talk about that we had to break it up into two episodes! The next episode will focus in detail on the...

Duration:02:00:18

F.L.O.W.E.R. United

5/7/2019
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Eden and William speak with Earthworm from F.L.O.W.E.R. United, a coalition of anti-racist activists and organizations, about the recent demonstration against the KKK and other white supremacists at Stone Mountain in Georgia, and about antifascist street action and organizing in general. This episode's Solo Praxis segments talks about safely removing, covering, or replacing fascist propaganda in your community. Don't forget to subscribe, rate, and review Frontline Praxis wherever you...

Duration:01:37:06

Philadelphia Community Bail Fund

4/23/2019
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In this episode, Eden and William are joined by Bethany and Nasir from the Philadelphia Community Bail Fund to talk about the problems caused by the cash bail system and the advocacy of the Philly Bail Fund towards abolition of that system. They share some of the stories and lessons they have learned through their work, and we dig into the details of navigating the legal system while also disrupting it to draw attention to the inequity of the so-called US Justice System. The Philly Bail...

Duration:01:34:14

Mutual Aid Disaster Relief

4/23/2019
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In this episode, Eden and William speak with Dezeray from Mutual Aid Disaster Relief, an organization that takes a "radical approach to disaster relief and to social movement organizing". We spoke about some of the obstacles that MAD Relief has to navigate in responding to natural disasters and climate catastrophes, how their organization functions with regards to the State, and how organizing at this level today will help in the coming years as climate change worsens and more and more...

Duration:01:32:52

Introductions

4/22/2019
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Welcome to Frontline Praxis, a non-sectarian leftist podcast that focuses on the activists and organizations that are on the ground doing the work. We are your hosts, Eden and William, and we wanted to introduce ourselves to let you get to know us. We also wanted to explain why we decided to do this show, and to share our vision and goals for this project. You can connect with us on Twitter @FrontlinePraxis Visit our website at frontlinepraxis.com Full transcript of this episode available...

Duration:00:23:45