Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides Thursday, April 25, 2024 show is a Flashback to August 26, 2007 features recent Homies for the Homeless protest at City Hall. street interviews, and a Peter Stafford memorial

The Thursday April 25, 2024 show is a Flashback to August 26, 2007. 

It includes:

  • Flashback-within-a-flashback: April 28, 1989 Santa Barbara activists Ed and Danny bump fists with Santa Cruzans
  • August 2007: Pregnant Canadian “bum” Margaret and Santa Cruz worker Lee muse on the Santa Cruz Sleeping Ban Situation
  • Phone Interview with Lori Ann Tennison of Kalmazoo Homeless Action in Michigan—doing a Teach-In before their Human Rights Commission; picketing the manager’s house against restaurant discrimination; fighting 17 tickets for sleeping in Bronson Park; Bathrobespierre’s letter to the Mayor
  • The aftermath of Homies for the Homeless [HftH] —a 4-5 day sleepover on the City Hall grass—waiting for citations
  • [8-18-07] Three-tree parking lot harassment on Westcliff Drive; Busted with a Bunny on the sidewalk near Lulu Carpenter’s
  • Mike: Snagged for sitting on the Pacific Avenue sidewalk
  • Memorial thoughts for Peter Stafford, local psychedelic writer
  • Beggerbacker Becky Johnson: correspondence with vice-Mayor Ryan Connerty, analysis of Police PR smearmeister Zack Friend, discussion of the local ACLU’s liberal hypocrisy on homeless issues
  • John on HftH coverage in the SC Sentinel
  • [Aug 12-13]: 1st Night of the HftH sleepout with Batia and others

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