Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides Thursday August 17, 2023 show is a Flashback to April 25, 2019, featuring the struggle to protect the Ross Camp homeless community with action in Federal Court

The August 17, 2023 edition of Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides is a Flashback to the April 25, 2019 show. 

It includes:

  • Bathrobespierre discusses the Quintero (“Ross Camp”) lawsuit going to court to stop the dispersal of the Ross Camp on April 26th after the April 23rd Council decision and the Burdick verdict to disperse it, with campers revealing threats and false statements used to do so.
  • Alicia Kuhl’s account of braving Salvation Army personnel screaming as Kuhl attempted to contact SC Homeless Union members.
  • [4-21-19] Sarah on the Homeless (Lack of) Services Center (aka Housing Now) at the $1000/plate benefit;
  • Darius the landlord’s “problems” (visual blight, drug use) and his solutions.
  • [4-22] Chatter in the Court Hallway at the Burdick hearing recess: Katzenjammer Keith, Java Junction Mike, Depot Park Rafa, Roughheart Rothwell, and others
  • Activist Attorney Anthony Prince on organizing the homeless at Ross Camp
  • Colloquy while waiting for City Council to return from closed-from-the-public discussion of the lawsuit supporting Ross Camp with Nutcracker Nick & Others

More background: “Federal Judge Orders City of Santa Cruz to Halt Closure of Ross Camp”&  “Protests Planned at Heroes Camp”