Tonight’s show is a complete flashback. Ignore all phone numbers and other contemporary announcements–since they all apply to 17 years ago. For photos and video of police actions against Freedom SleepOut #104 check out Santa Cruz Food not Bombs facebook page. Pick up historical tidbits and parallels with this flashback which features in-studio guests Frank Pucelik: Rebel from the Citizens Committee for the Homeless [CCh] whose Safe Haven proposal was buried by Paul Lee’s CCH; James Nay (Winter Armory Shelter monitor and HUFF activist).
Interviews include Mark on police hassles, Silva’s Earlier Fasts Against the Sleeping Ban, 73-year old Mary Kourie’s eviction, Nay on police-homeless interaction; Skidmark Bob on Sgt. “Sticky Fingers” Butchie Baker; police murder of Malcolm Ferguson in NYC;…and more.
The show streams on freakradio.org and archives at http://radiolibre.org/brb/brb170706.mp3
For info on how to act and not just listen while gentrification galooses take over the City and drive out the poor, go to the Food Not Bombs and Freedom Sleeper facebook pages. Or directly to City Hall, the Main Post Office, or where ever the struggle is raging.
Volunteer to help at 575-330-3377.
A few current reports, and a 3 hour flashback featuring part of Mark Kurlansky’s History of a Dangerous Idea (Non-Violence), Bench Defenders on Pacific, the Woes of Officer Winston, Protest Poll Outside Lulu Carpenter’s, and many voices from the past including Right-as-Rain Ronee Curry, Streetscanner Satori, Moonstruck Mike, Animal, Luther, Renegade Ray, Joker, Robert Blindbear, and the Caw of the Crow.
Contact 575-770-3377 to volunteer different kinds of support for the Survival Sleepers now dispersed to the Post Office and points along Pacific Avenue, to back July 4th Freedom SleepOut #104, and defend Food Not Bombs locally against Health Department attacks.
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.
The complete version of the August 30, 2009 flashback can be found at http://www.radiolibre.org/brb/brb090830.mp3 .
Today’s show also streams at www.freakradio.organd archives at http://radiolibre.org/brb/brb170702.mp3