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A podcast about taking political action guided by the concepts of direct action, solidarity, autonomy and mutual aid.

A podcast about taking political action guided by the concepts of direct action, solidarity, autonomy and mutual aid.
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United States

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A podcast about taking political action guided by the concepts of direct action, solidarity, autonomy and mutual aid.

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@RebelSteps

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English


Episodes

Include Every Voice Part 1 (Consensus)

1/16/2020
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One of the toughest things about organizing together is making decisions as a group. There are a lot of things to weigh: Who gets a say in which decisions? What’s the balance between efficiency and inclusion? Listen to this episode to hear about consensus decision making. Rebel Steps is a member of the Channel Zero Network. Head over to channelzeronetwork.com for more anarchist podcasts. Please consider supporting us on Patreon! Check out the show notes for this episode on rebelsteps.com

Duration:00:20:58

Introducing Rebel Steps Season 2

12/19/2019
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Welcome to Rebel Steps Season 2. Working in bigger groups presents some new challenges. How do you care for each other and protect each other in the midst of political struggle? How do you lift up the voices of everyone in your group? How do you work through the inevitable disagreements? Music by Little Strike and Ellen Siberian Tiger.

Duration:00:05:21

Update: Free David Campbell

10/28/2019
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One of our interviewees from Season 1, David Campbell, who you heard in our jail support episode, is being unjustly imprisoned. For more on David’s case and how to support him, go to FreeDavidCampbell.com. Check our Write A Letter episode for more on letter writing and prisoner solidarity. Also, check out our Jail Support episode, the episode in which David’s interview was originally released. This podcast is part of the Channel Zero Network, an anarchist podcast network run by radical...

Duration:00:07:25

Announcing Season 2

1/5/2019
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We’re very excited to announce that we’ve begun working on season 2 of Rebel Steps! As we prepare to create this season, we’d love to hear from you. If you tried any of the activities in season 1 and would like to share your experience, please record a message at http://rebelsteps.com/mailbox or write us at hello@rebelsteps.com.We’d also love to hear if you have experiences with any of the topics we’re covering in season 2: Self-defense, sabotage, mental health, conflict resolution, media...

Duration:00:05:40

Episode 7: Be An Organizer 102

6/28/2018
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This series has offered a collage of ideas to get folks organized. This final episode will give you more to think about as you take the next steps. Hear closing thoughts from our interviewees on ways to move forward. Look for our show notes at https://rebelsteps.com.

Duration:00:22:26

Episode 6: Jail And Court Support (Repression)

6/28/2018
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Joining your organization's jail support team means you'll be keeping track of your friends if they are arrested. Hear from some organizers in the MACC's Jail and Court Support Working Group and Legal Working Group about providing support and avoiding pitfalls. Look for our show notes at https://rebelsteps.com.

Duration:00:23:46

Episode 5: Support Your Community (Mutual aid)

6/28/2018
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When people first set out to make a difference, they often gravitate toward charity. Yet charity has existed for eons, and the poor are still poor. Learn about the difference between charity and mutual aid projects. Look for our show notes at https://rebelsteps.com.

Duration:00:13:50

Episode 4: Join A Team (Cooperation)

6/28/2018
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We'll need people to work together to build a better world. Joining or starting a group is a way to share skills, pool resources, and build relationships. Hear from two MACC participants about their first time showing up to a new group. Look for our show notes at https://rebelsteps.com.

Duration:00:15:24

Episode 3: Write A Letter (Solidarity)

6/28/2018
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Supporting prisoners is an important part of the resistance. One concrete way to offer this support is writing a letter. This episode features interviews with activists doing prisoner support in New York and offers ideas on a few ways to get involved. Look for our show notes at https://rebelsteps.com.

Duration:00:18:13

Episode 2: Decorate Your Neighborhood (Propaganda)

6/28/2018
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Street Art may not seem like a political act. But public art has historically been a part of planting the seeds for actions and gathering interest from a community. This episode includes tips for trying your hand at street art and interviews with artists on their own political art. Look for our show notes at https://rebelsteps.com.

Duration:00:20:29

Episode 1: Be An Organizer (Affinity)

6/28/2018
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It's easy to get caught up in the idea that the role of organizer or activist is a specialized job. But everyone should be empowered to be an organizer and an activist. In this episode, you'll hear about activists' first steps into activism and get inspired to take your own. Look for our show notes at https://rebelsteps.com.

Duration:00:13:56

Introduction

5/21/2018
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Welcome to Rebel Steps. The Brazilian educator and philosopher Paulo Freire asked, “What can we do today so that we can do tomorrow what we cannot do today?” This podcast is about that question. Transcript and more info at https://rebelsteps.com Music: Don't force it, Little Strike (http://littlestrike.com/); Hush by Square Peg Round Hole (http://www.squarepegroundhole.me/).

Duration:00:04:00