Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Episode 48 - Ann Wright Interview, UE 150 DHHS Workers, Gates Co. NO OLF campaign

UE 150 Health & Human Services Workers from Dorothea Dix Hospital speak out about the closing of Dix, their working conditions, & the conditions in mental health facilities around NC.

Citizens Against OLF in Gates County profile an African-American church, established during reconstruction, which will be destroyed if the Navy puts its outlaying landing field in their community.

An interview with Col. (ret) Ann Wright at the NC Peace Action Awards Banquet.

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Wednesday, August 20, 2008

New Episode Saturday, August 23 - screening Sunday

Check back on Saturday, August 23, for our newest episode of Independent Voices.

UE 150 Health & Human Services Workers from Dorothea Dix Hospital speak out about the closing of Dix, their working conditions, & the conditions in mental health facilities around NC; Citizens Against OLF in Gates County profile an African-American church, established during reconstruction, which will be destroyed if the Navy puts its outlaying landing field in this community; an interview with Col Ann Wright during her visit to NC this spring.

There will be a community screening and conversation with UE 150 members this Sunday, Aug. 24 at 7pm at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Raleigh, 3313 Wade Ave, Raleigh.

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Independent Voices Episode 47 - G105 Protest, BWFJ banquet, Ronald Glasser

This episode features:

  • A protest by Lumbee Indians of a ClearChannel Radio DJ and racist speach on the radio
  • The 25th annual Black Workers for Justice MLK, Jr. Support for Labor banquet
  • A talk by Dr. Ronald Glasser on his new book, "A War of Disabilities 

Thursday, June 26, 2008

Episode 46

UNC and NC State walkouts to mark 5th anniversary of Iraq war; rally in support of Tamara Tal, who was unlawfully arrrested at a Burger King protest; Durham protest of Burger King by Coalition of Imakolee Workers, Student Action with Farmworkers, and citizens; as well as an interview and look at a sit-in on UNC campus attempting to institute fair labor practices in its clothing lines.

Saturday, April 26, 2008

Episode 44

This episode of Independent Voices, your source for participatory, grassroots media, includes segments on Historic Thousands on Jones Street 2 (HKonJ2); MLK Jr. Day march against white supremacists in Jena, Louisiana; Granville Nonviolent Action Team horse against a DHS proposed bio-disease lab; protest against lax gun laws organized by Protest Easy Guns; and a photo montage of a Farm Labor Organizing Committee march on Reynolds Tobacco.

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Independent Voices - Episode 43

Scenes from a day of action in Smithfield, NC - October 27th, 2007

NC Stop Torture Now along with dozens of other organizations and groups protest the cooperation of AERO Contractors in CIA kidnappings, extraordinary renditions, and torture.

Hundreds turn out for the rally and action, as well as a small group of counter protesters.