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Looking at poor people’s movements in the U.S., through activism, art, culture, and journalism. From National Economic and Social Rights Initiative.

Looking at poor people’s movements in the U.S., through activism, art, culture, and journalism. From National Economic and Social Rights Initiative.
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United States

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Looking at poor people’s movements in the U.S., through activism, art, culture, and journalism. From National Economic and Social Rights Initiative.

Twitter:

@nesriorg

Language:

English

Contact:

(212) 253-1710


Episodes

6: Diana Nucera and Jenny Lee on Technology, Catastrophe Bonds, and Surviving Apocalypse

9/1/2019
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Surviving the Apocalypse (But Not How You Might Think). Artist, educator and organizer Diana Nucera and Allied Media Projects executive director Jenny Lee join host Puck Lo to discuss technology, organizing, catastrophe bonds, and how to survive times of crisis and apocalypse. Diana Nucera, aka Mother Cyborg, is an artist, educator, and community organizer that explores innovative technology with communities most impacted by the digital divide. Her specialty is developing popular education...

Duration:00:38:56

5: Amina Massey and Wendi Cooper on LGBT Rights, Culture, Policing, and Louisiana's "Crime Against Nature" Law

8/1/2019
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This month, Amina Massey joins host Puck Lo and guest Wendi Cooper for a conversation on on LGBT Rights, Police, and Louisiana's "Crime Against Nature" Law. Amina Massey is a medical sociologist, health educator, researcher, interviewer, photographer, writer, musician and artist. Her work as a medical sociologist looks at social determinants of health, chronic illness and systemic disenfranchisement. Wendi Cooper is a transgender woman of color and a native of New Orleans, Louisiana. She...

Duration:00:33:16

4: Kristina Kay Robinson and Ashana Bigard on Education Reform, the School to Prison Pipeline, and Home

7/3/2019
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Once a month, we explore and celebrate the work of poor people's movements, especially in the U.S. We highlight systemic organizing led by women, LGBT folks, and people of color, pushing forward new models for change. You can read more about these issues on the website of the National Economic and Social Rights Initiative, nesri.org This month, Kristina Kay Robinson joins host Puck Lo and guest Ashana Bigard for a conversation on so-called "Education Reform," the School to Prison Pipeline,...

Duration:00:44:08

3: Max Rameau and Rob Robinson on Community Control of Police, Land, and Resources

5/31/2019
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Once a month, we explore and celebrate the work of poor people's movements, especially in the U.S. We highlight systemic organizing led by women, LGBT folks, and people of color, pushing forward new models for change. This month, co-host Max Rameau joins host Puck Lo and guest Rob Robinson for a conversation on community control of police, land and resources. Max Rameau is an organizer and political theorist with Pan-African Community Action in DC, working on a Community Control Over...

Duration:00:50:55

2: Sarah Lazare and Zakiya Sankara-Jabar on Reparations, the Green New Deal, and the School to Prison Pipeline

5/1/2019
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Co-hosts Puck Lo and journalist Sarah Lazare in conversation about reparations, the Green New Deal, capitalism, and an exploration of the fight against the school to prison pipeline with guest Zakiya Sankara-Jabar of Dignity in Schools Campaign. See more info at https://nesri.org, https://inthesetimes.com, and http://dignityinschools.org.

Duration:00:41:48

1: Lewis Wallace and Oscar Otzoy

3/22/2019
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Puck Lo welcomes journalist Lewis Wallace as a co-host. They talk journalism, Palestine, healthcare, and trans rights. Then they are joined by organizer Oscar Otzoy of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, who discusses his work holding corporations accountable.

Duration:00:44:48