McHenry Update, City Council Agenda Check-In, and Flash back to December 28, 2014 on homeless protests and encampments at 101.3 FM Sunday morning 9:30 AM

Some current reports, and a lengthier flashback discussing the destruction of the San Jose “Jungle” in the winter of 2014, the legal struggles to keep the City Hall grounds open for protest in a lengthy interview with attorney Larry Hildes, thoughts from San Diego’s “boxing barrister” Paul Cook on ways to fight for homeless civil rights….and more !

Contact 575-770-3377 to volunteer different kinds of support for the remaining Survival Sleepers at City Hall or to back Freedom SleepOut #101 coming up Tuesday June 20th. 

Leave your comments and questions at the same number.   $500 reward for any info leading to Free Radio’s finding a 10′ X 10′  studio space to rent in Santa Cruz.

 

Today’s show also streams at www.freakradio.organd archives at http://radiolibre.org/brb/brb170625.mp3

Flashback to Nine Years Ago When the Downtown Drum Circle Fought Successfully Plus Snips and Snatches of Police Attacks and Community Resistance 6 PM tonight 6-22-17 on 101.3 FM

Nearly a decade ago, dozens were willing to stand up for the right of all (particularly artists, poor folks, and those outside) to use public spaces in spite of increasing crackdowns by police, the City Council, and the City Manager.  The struggle was particularly sharp and public at the Wednesday Farmer’s Market.   The darkness enveloping Santa Cruz regarding class war against those outside has driven away the drum circle and made mere “lingering” on the levee, where fragments of the Drum Circlers continues to play, a crime.  Homelessness or more bluntly cashlessness itself is becoming a defined form of deviant behavior, while  much of the community is too busy, too exhausted, or too indifferent to respond.

Today’s show features numerous interviews and can be heard in tandem with Santa Cruz Indymedia photos, video, and narrative around the issue.  See follow-up stories  “Victory at Parking Lot #4 — The beat goes on!” at https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2008/09/11/18536533.php?show_comments=1#18540496  “Drum Circle is Back with a Bang in Santa Cruz’s Parking Lot #4” at https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2008/09/24/18541170.php?show_comments=1#18541597

The Thursday, September 11, 2008 flashback features Dave Derick, Officer Forbus, Mama Val, Sgt. Harms, Wes Modes, and others as well as Alaska attorney and psychiatric rights defender Jim Fottstein on the fight against forced drugging, electroshock, involuntary outpatent commitment, and other dangers looming ever closer on the horizon.

The show streams on freakradio.org and archives at http://radiolibre.org/brb/brb1706122.mp3

Apologies for the lack of input on Freedom SleepOut #101.  Your fearless reporter has been struggling with medical demons.  For info go to the Food Not Bombs and  Freedom Sleeper facebook pages.  Or directly to City Hall, the Main Postoffice, or whereever the struggle is raging.

Volunteer to help at 575-330-3377.

Flashing Back to Jujne 2002: Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides show going historical 9:30 AM Sunday June 18 on 101.3 FM and freakradio.org

Back to the struggles of yesteryear–when Chris Krohn was Mayor, and there was a “progressive” majority on the City (Shitty) Council supposedly committed to Sleeping Ban Reform including Keith Sugar, Tim Fitzmaurice, Ed Porter, Scott Kennedy,  and Emily Reilly.   Up for rehearing is the June 9, 2002 show with highlights “the Necessity Defense”, Robert Letterman’s  of A.R.T.I.S.T  (Artists Response to Illegal State Tactics) follow up on his successful defense against 1997 arrest for distributing pamphlets at D.C. with Scope-it-out-Scott Graham, Tuneful Mike True, Roughrider Richard Quigley and others.  Also Lighthouse Linda Lemaster on the 2002-2003 budget.

Followed by the June 13th, 2002 show with a report from Camp Hope (a split off from Camp Paradise), Sharin’ Sherry Conable denounces a police stop, and more than I have the energy to write.


Contact 575-770-3377 to volunteer different kinds of support for the remaining Survival Sleepers at City Hall or to back Freedom SleepOut #101 coming up Tuesday June 20th

Leave your comments and questions at the same number.   $500 reward for any info leading to Free Radio’s finding a 10′ X 10′  studio space to rent in Santa Cruz.

Today’s show also streams at www.freakradio.organd archives at http://radiolibre.org/brb/brb170618.mp3

Three Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides Flashback Shows Coming up

Cause I’ll be away and unable to post on or near the day of the show, here’s a description of the three next upcoming Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides Shows at 101.3 FM, streaming at freakradio.org.   These shows are largely Flashbacks.

Thursday June 8:    6-4-17 Interview on new Harassment at Food Not Bombs  7-17-10 Flashback debate on PeaceCamp2010 and the Sleeping Ban with Ed Frey, Curbhugger Chris, Lighthouse Linda, and Bathrobespierre Robert as well as then-Mayor Mike Rotkin.

Sunday June 11:  6-21-96 Flashback show featuring Becky Johnson interviewing Bathrobespierre Robert in Jail in S.F.  and the 2-21-13 show featuring Emily Agur on Destruction of Needle Exchange in Santa Cruz as well as Penelope Jernberg.

Thursday June 15:   5-30-13 Flashback show featuring Lighthouse Linda Lemaster, Tuflove Laura Tucker, Visionsong Valerie, Wellwisher Jim Weller, and the latest anti-homeless laws banning peaceful signing on medians, establishing cop-initiated 24-hour Stay-Away’s from “parks”, and other anti-poor obscenities.

Another long Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides show combining recent and distant events at 9:30 AM Sunday June 4 on 101.3 FM and freakradio.org

On board will be

  • Tough-It-Out Tucker finds No Shelter in Shelterland at Coral Street;
  • Katzenjammer Keith Street Update;
  • Joke Appeal of SCPD’s “Political Table is an Obstruction” Citation and Stay-Away Order in the “Court” of Assistant City Manager Scott Collins;
  • Locust Avenue Laments from Last ‘Em Out Lupe, Mark-in-the-Dark, Jestin’ Jeffrey, and Jagged Edge Jenny;
  • Fun and Frolic from Freedom SleepOut #99 with Merryweather Mike, Katzenjammer Keith, Mildeyes Mack, Troubletime Tyler.
  • And a furious flashback from July 17, 2010–then-Mayor Mike Rotkin versus “Facts First!” Ed Frey, Curbhugger Chris Doyon, Lighthouse Linda Lemaster, and Bathrobespierre Robert Norse when the PeaceCamp2010 protest was at its height!

 

Contact 575-770-3377 to volunteer different kinds of support for the remaining Survival Sleepers at City Hall or to back Freedom SleepOut #100 coming up Tuesday June 6th

 

Leave your comments and questions at the same number.   $500 reward for any info leading to Free Radio’s finding a 10′ X 10′  studio space to rent in Santa Cruz.

Today’s show also streams at www.freakradio.organd archives at http://radiolibre.org/brb/brb170604.mp3

 

 

Today’s 6 PM Free Radio Show will highlight memories of activist Bashful Bernard Klitzner who died of cancer in late May as well as Survivor Sleeper updates. Tune in at 101.3 FM or freakradio.org.

Contact 831-423-4833 to volunteer different kinds of support for the remaining Survival Sleepers at City Hall or to back Freedom SleepOut #100 coming up Tuesday June 6th.    Activist Laughing Laura Tucker will be commandeering HUFF meetings at the Sub Rosa Cafe for the next few weeks while Bathrobespierre Robert is on medical leave.

Leave your comments and questions at 423-4833.

$500 reward for any info leading to Free Radio’s finding a 10′ X 10′  studio space to rent in Santa Cruz indoors or outside with access to internet, electricity, and bathroom.

Today’s show also streams at www.freakradio.org and archives at http://radiolibre.org/brb/brb170601.mp3