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Eric Mann is an environmental, civil rights, anti-war, labor-union activist and organizer. He is the host of www.voicesfromthefrontlines.com on Pacifica Radio's 90.7 FM KPFK, in Los Angeles. Eric is also the director of the Labor/Community Strategy Center in Los Angeles and a co-founder of the Bus Riders Union.

Eric Mann is an environmental, civil rights, anti-war, labor-union activist and organizer. He is the host of www.voicesfromthefrontlines.com on Pacifica Radio's 90.7 FM KPFK, in Los Angeles. Eric is also the director of the Labor/Community Strategy Center in Los Angeles and a co-founder of the Bus Riders Union.

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Eric Mann is an environmental, civil rights, anti-war, labor-union activist and organizer. He is the host of www.voicesfromthefrontlines.com on Pacifica Radio's 90.7 FM KPFK, in Los Angeles. Eric is also the director of the Labor/Community Strategy Center in Los Angeles and a co-founder of the Bus Riders Union.

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English

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Episodes

VOICES Radio: The MTA's Anti-Blackness; Mark Masaoka Talks Unionism, Racism at GM Plant

11/30/2021
On this edition of Voices from the Frontlines, Eric Mann and Channing Martinez urge the MTA to “Stop Genocide Against Black Passengers". They say it's time for Voices listeners to get off the sidelines and join us on the Frontlines. Support the Bus Riders Union motion to this Thursday’s MTA board by contacting Channing Martinez at Channing@thestrategycenter.org We also have part two of a three-part discussion with Mark Masaoka, in conversation with Eric Mann. They share memories and analysis...

Duration:00:56:21

VOICES Radio: Victor Wallis on his Mother's Art; Mark Masaoka Veteran of the Asian Justice Movement

11/23/2021
Welcome to Voices from the Frontlines, your national movement building show. We’ll begin with Victor Wallis, a long-time comrade who is doing a zoom exhibition of his mother’s painting—The Art of Diane Esmond—An appreciation by her son, to be video cast this Friday, November 26 at 11 AM PST. Please go to the Marxist Education Project Website and scroll to November 26 to register. Then we’ll hear from Ernesto Arce and his dynamic South Central/Third World News as he discusses the commutation...

Duration:00:55:54

Voices Radio: Eric and Meena Roman continue the conversation on the US's global effect on climate.

11/18/2021
The United States is by far the most irresponsible nation regarding its primary contribution to climate change which is making life on planet Earth almost unbearable for most nations, including the US, but particularly nations in the global south - which, for hundreds of years now, continuously suffer social and economic infiltration, resource extraction, exploitation, sheer savagery, and genocide by the US! In this episode Eric and Meena dig deeper into the conversation regarding the US and...

Duration:00:56:00

Voices Radio: Pacifica Radio Archives fund drive and a conversation with Meena Roman.

11/11/2021
This week on Voices from the Frontlines... THE TRIO IS BACK; Alan Minsky, Channing Martinez, and Eric Mann speak with Meena Roman from the Third-World Network, about moving forward the Black Nationalist, Third-World Alliance movement. The white-settler state that is the United States that has raped, pillaged, and created what they now call the "third-world" is afraid of being called the genocidal white-settler state that it is. Malcolm X began shifting the base of his leadership position...

Duration:00:59:05

VOICES Radio: COP26 Climate Change Emergency with Meena Raman and South to South News

11/9/2021
DIRECT FROM GLASGOW AND THE COP 26 CLIMATE CONFERENCE, THIRD WORLD NETWORK LEADER MEENA RAMAN IN CONVERSATION WITH ERIC MANN, LEADER IN UNITED NATIONS NGO STRUGGLE SINCE THE 2001 WORLD CONFERENCE AGAINST RACISM. Spoiler alert: The United States and the European Union and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson are lying, cheating, and stealing, as they make false promises about dramatically reducing CO2 emissions and worse, oppose any climate reparations, or payment for climate “loss and...

Duration:00:53:47

Voices Radio: Judas and the Black Messiah.

11/7/2021
NEW AND EXCITING DEVELOPMENTS!!! Are you with us??? The primary conversation will be about Judas and the Black Messiah, and the very complex relationships that existed in the Black movement between women and men. The Strategy Center has formed the Strategy and Soul Thursday Night Revolutionary Organizers Film and Book Club. Also, the newest addition to the Strategy Center and Voices From the Frontlines is a feature with KPFK’s former News Director, now The Strategy Centers News Director,...

Duration:00:59:30

Voices Radio talks Climate Justice with Nathan Thanki. We get a report from the The Bus Riders Union

10/27/2021
Nathan Thanki @n_thanki of Demand Climate Justice @gcdcj talks about the COP 26 in Glasgow 10/31-11/12. The people of the third world will be fighting to improve climate change. The US and the EU will be working to maintain capitalist, imperialist climate change. We hear a clip of a call that Eric Mann, Channing Martinez, and Barbara Lott holland had with Nathan Thanki regarding the Green Climate Fund. Eric Mann - “The first thing is that we are asking the governments of the World, as he is,...

Duration:00:58:23

Voices Radio; United All Workers for Democracy, and Defund Police in LA City Schools.

10/22/2021
Voices Radio; United All Workers for Democracy, and Defund Police in LA City Schools. by Eric Mann

Duration:00:51:41

VFTFL - 10.12.21

10/16/2021
On this day, Voices From the Frontlines Radio puts our beloved Paul Robeson on his rightful pedestal! Paul Robeson is a writer, scholar, athlete, film star, Pan Africanist, activist, and brilliant vocalist. A person of such magnitude, he and W.E.B DeBois fought the color lines of US imperialism on the global scale and were punished unmerciful for their proletarian internationalism; the US government withdrew their passports in an attempt to prevent them from continuing their work all over...

Duration:00:58:45

VFTFL - 10.5.21

10/16/2021
How do we stop the Biden administration from creating and implementing a new imperialist cold war against The People's Republic of China? Also, as we create a Black and Brown, South Central Los Angeles, Third-World Alliance we talk about what it will take to bring oppressed people of the world together in solidarity, working toward peace and self-determination.

Duration:00:56:52

Voices Radio: Eric Mann in Conversation with Channing Martinez and Jessica Meany, Investing in Place

10/5/2021
Good Morning Voices listeners! Tune in today at 3pm PST for a conversation with Eric Mann, Channing Martinez, and Jessica Meany from Investing in Place. Jessica and Channing will discuss the recent motion passed by the Metro Board for fareless transportation for k-12 and community college students and the newly introduced Bus Riders Union Motion for Free Public Transportation. Please find the full text of the Bus Riders Union Motion below. Please read the full text of the Bus Riders Union...

Duration:00:58:59

Marcy Winograd, California's recall election, Police in LA schools, and the war economy.

9/15/2021
This week on Voices From the Frontlines we hear from Marcy Winograd of Code Pink on the US's war economy, and California's recall election. We also get an update on Channing Martinez' work with the Police-Free Schools Coalition and their defunding of LA schools by 35%. Then Eric talks with us about the work that he is doing with China's Not the Enemy.

Duration:00:57:41

Voices Radio: Desiree Luckey On Texas' Abortion Law, and the late Ed Asner

9/10/2021
This week on Voices From the Frontlines, Eric and Channing speak with @DesireéLuckey, Director @URGE_org - Unite For Reproductive & Gender Equity, about Texas' new SB 8 anti-abortion law that went into effect last week, and may be a foreshadow of the Supreme Court overturning Roe V. Wade., thus amplifying and nationalizing the war on women. We also hear Eric's recount of his friendship with the late Ed Asner and their work with United Auto Workers. Eric plays clips of Ed Asner’s narration,...

Duration:00:56:54

VFTFL George Jackson, 99 Books, and Angela Davis - Part 2

9/2/2021
We hear from Eric Mann speaking about his book Comrade George, and another excerpt from Angela Davis on her thoughts on George Jackson. Opening the show we hear a ballad from Matt Callahan and Yvonne Moore who wrote a book about the 99 books series. We recap last weeks show, Part 1, and Eric goes through the 99 books that were found in George Jackson’s prison cell after he was assassinated.

Duration:00:56:12

Voices Radio: Claude Marks' and Nathaniel Moore's tribute to George Jackson.

8/27/2021
This week on Voices From the Frontlines, Eric and Channing speak with Claude Marks and Nathaniel Moore of the Freedom Archives, about the life and legacy of George Jackson. We celebrate Jackson on the 50th anniversary of his assassination. George Jackson was assassinated in San Quentin prison on August 21, 1971. The following week, the prison released an inventory of the items in his cell, including his library of 99 books.

Duration:00:59:12

Voices Radio: FREE KEVIN “RASHID” JOHNSON AND ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS

8/12/2021
FREE KEVIN “RASHID” JOHNSON AND ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS Eric Mann and Channing Martinez in Conversation with Shupavu Wa Kirima, General Secretary of the Revolutionary Intercommunal Black Panther Party, and wife and comrade of Rashid.

Duration:00:57:52

2021 - 07 - 20 VFTFL James Burke Ready To Publish

7/30/2021
Eric Mann is in conversation with James Burke about lessons learned from the Just-Concluded New York City Mayor and City Council Elections: - On June 22nd, New Yorkers voted across the state in primary races New York City the largest city council in the U.S. (51 council members) voted to elected a new Mayor, new council members, borough presidents, District Attorney, and Comptroller - DSA and progressive/left groups worked from Buffalo to Brooklyn to elect socialist candidates aligned with...

Duration:00:55:13

Voices Radio rebroadcasts this HIGHLY important interview with Mary Louise Patterson

7/7/2021
This week Voices Radio rebroadcasts this incredibly important interview with Mary Louise Patterson. She’s speaking with us about her book that she co-authored with Evelyn Louise Crawford, Letters From Langston; From the Harlem Renaissance to the Red Scare and Beyond! Mary Louise Pattesron will in conversation with Eric and Channing about growing up with famous and most heroic parents, William L. Patterson and Lousie Thompson Patterson! This interview is very moving. Mary tells us how she...

Duration:00:58:22

Voices Radio speaks with Mary Louise Pattesron on her book and growing up with Black radicals.

6/30/2021
This is SUCH an amazing show! This week on Voices From the Frontlines, Eric and Channing have a guest star; THE GREAT Mary Louise Patterson!!! She’s speaking with us about her book that she co-authored with Evelyn Louise Crawford, Letters From Langston; From the Harlem Renaissance to the Red Scare and Beyond! Mary Louise Pattesron will in conversation with Eric and Channing about growing up with famous and most heroic parents, William L. Patterson and Lousie Thompson Patterson! This...

Duration:00:56:53

Eric talks about the life and work of Eric's comrade and Soledad Brother, George Jackson

6/30/2021
George Jackson, political prisoner, member of the Black Panther Party, author of the celebrated book Soledad Brother, was murdered by prison guards on August 21, 1971. This year, 2021, and this August, there will be celebrations of his life and work. Eric discusses the life and work his comrades and Soledad Brother George Jackson.

Duration:00:57:41