Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides Sunday June 9, 2024 show has interviews with victims and witness of the Coral St. police destruction+ a Flashback to June19, 2011 featuring many interviews from PeaceCamp 2010 the year before

The June 9, 2024 show includes: 

The Flashback to June 19, 2011 includes: 

  • Interviews with PeaceCamp 2010 from August 8-10, 2010:  Bob and Dipshit the Dog on Oaksterdam U, Crow & Red “illegal lodgers”; “Lighthouse” Linda Lemaster on sheriff-created blanket shortage at PC 2010;
  • More PC 2010 Interviews: Max on the Meth menace; Curbhugger Chris on arrest-created illness; “Big Drum” Brent on flag-burning; Mountainman Rich on corrupt  San Jose cops; 
  • Unrepentant sleeper; 1996 Sleep Veteran remembers;  nighttime picture of the SleepOut; Richard, Amanda, and Bogie the dog
  • Sheriffs make arrests; supporters aid and document; Commentary by Becky, Linda, & Collette
  • Reacting to the next morning’s Sentinel story
  • Pressing Mayor R. Coonerty to support the Mayoral anti-war Resolution
  • Seth in Tent City in Santa Cruz 18 Years Ago; Paul on ticket for sidewalk standing on Spruce St.
  • Crow on 2011 Vigil Supporting the jailed attorney-activist Ed Frey—6th month jail sentence for sleep protest; June 12, 2011: Casey caged for recording cops…
  • Counterpunch: Obama’s Dehumanizing Immigration Policy
  • 3rd Pardigm: Is the U.S. Constitution an Act of Treason?

Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides Thursday June 6, 2024 show Flashes back to the March 18, 2010 broadcast featuring Bathrobespierre’s analysis and commentary of the Rotkin-Mathews City Council shutdown of additional marijuana dispensaries

The June 6, 2024 Show is a Flashback to March 18, 2010.  It features:

  • Santa Cruz City Council seeking ban on new medical marijuana dispensaries.
  • Check out more info at Final Vote on New Medical Marijuana Dispensary Ban & Santa Cruz City Council Votes to Ban Additional Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
  • Public testimony on the ban and Valerie + Mike Coral of WAMM’s special pleading for itself but not for anyone else
  • Attorney Jonathan Gettleman defends Downtown homeless sleepers Anna Richardson and Miguel de Leon (“Lito”) against a civil “sleep ban” injunction prohibiting them from sleeping at night there.

Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides Sunday June 2, 2024 show features Keith McHenry and Coral St. Refugees + a Flashback to June 7 1995 with cops busting signs at City Hall Sleepers Protest, CCH’s Frank Pucelik, Keith on the SF Matrix, and much more

The Sunday June 2, 2024 show includes:

The Flashback to June 7, 1995 includes: 

  • The Flashback prerecorded because of Bathrobespierre’s sentencing hearing for serving free food without a permit in San Francisco
  • Background of the S.F. harassment of Food Not Bombs and the homeless there
  • The Santa Cruz Injunction against the City Hall Sleepers Protest Vigil:  Sunshine and Pat Ring face citation and arrest for “protruding sign”
  • [6-4-96] Discussion with Frank Pucelik of the Citizen’s Committee for the Homeless
  • Palo Alto homeless activist and KKUP broadcaster Perusha Obluda on that city’s anti-homeless “No Sitting on the Sidewalk” law
  • Keith of San Francisco’s Food Not Bombs response to Bathrobespierre’s jailing for soupcrime & other recent SF events.
  • San Francisco Coalition on Homelessness staff attorney Judy Appel on the fight against Mayor Brown’s anti-homeless Matrix program
  • Former Homeless Daycenter Duchess on attacks on homeless people

Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides Thursday, May 30, 2024 show Flashes back to the February 19, 1996 broadcast featuring Judgment Day John Stuart, Townwise Tony Mello, Barbara Riverwomon, and many others as Winter Shelter was soon to shut down

Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides’s May 30, 2024 show is a Flashback to February 19, 1996.  It includes: 

  •  Bathrobespierre Robert and guest/co-host “Judgment Day” John Stewart on Santa Cruz anti-homeless laws and policies, plus the dangers of involuntary social service “help” for the “mentally ill”; plus a crique of “Brimstone” Barbara Riverwomon’s support for Jonathan Kuzol Rachel and Her Children.
  • “Townwise” Tony Mello on the Berkeley Food Not Bombs gathering and the Fresno homeless scene.
  • Riverwomon calls in
  • Jerry of the Loose Cannon publication on government subsidizing homeowners over renters.
  • Bathrobespierre Upstart Updates from the Road and the Sidewalk 

Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides Sunday May 26, 2024 show features Athena of HUFF reporting on the “Housing Matters” PR march and Coral St. refugees+ Biking against the Gaza Genocode a Flashback to June 30, 1995 on the life & death of Linda the Lark Edwards

The May 26, 2024 show includes: 

  • [throughout] Human rights outrage set to music by David Rovics
  • Conversations at the Funding Matters  [which calls itself “Housing Matters”{HM}] 5-18 “March to End Homelessness” with Terra Nelson Weeks from Selva Beach church group; William Henry van Brott on $4 for a cup of hot water at Lulu Carpenters
  • Report afterwards by Angel-Arc Athena on the 5-18 March and on HM policies
  • Angel-Arc’s report from Survival Tent Encampment on the Coral St. sidewalk (regularly driven away by police in “clean-up’s”)
  • [5-22] At the UAW graduate student strike/Gaza encampment at the base of UCSC campus speaking with Ian, Anna, and Jii
  • [5-25] Cafe chatter with David Tennessee supporting anti-authoritarian action at City Council
  • [5-25] Walk-a-mile Woodleaf on his housing search; Clinton the Vet praises HM; Marnie the merciful landlord 
  • [5-25] Midwife Maria from Gaza at the Town Clock with the Bikers Against Genocide

The Flashback to June 30, 1995 includes:

  • Reverend Benet on Toxics in the environment and fluoridation in Santa Cruz [5-18] 
  • Bathrobespierre critiques former Mayor Scott Kennedy, the SCPD, the CPRB [Citizen’s Police Review Board], and Police Chief Belcher
  • “Lighthouse” Linda Lemaster on Linda “the Lark”‘s history of defending Free Meal clinics, high profile tabling at the 1990 Post Office Homeless Table vigil, & the sexual assault on Linda “the Lark” Edwards shortly before she died at Hillhaven Rest Home.
  • Beach Flats resident Lisa Johnstone, John Stuart, Morgan Firestar, recall their memory of Linda’s last day.
  • Discussion of the subsequent rape investigation and discussion of D.A. and police (non) response
  • Discussion of how the community should respond to Linda’s deathbed rape

Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides Thursday, May 23 2024 show Flashes back to the July 22, 2001 broadcast during the Camp Paradise vs. the “Progressives” era with the Dolphin-Lee eviction/relocation project

The May 23, 2024 show is a Flashback to July 22, 2001 and includes: 

  • Bathrobespierre’s updates on recent and upcoming City Council plan to purchase the Lee property for the Nueva Vista project; refusal to put Councilmember Porter’s “Modify the Sleeping Ban” proposal on the agenda.
  • Dustyhands Doug McGrath on the recent abuses of Officer Seiley (the younger) around Camp Paradise.
  • Bud, the Street Spirit street paper vendor
  • Skidmark Bob interviews Camp Paradise head Larry Templeton with a positive view; cordoning off of Hippie Planter at New Leaf market
  • Bathrobespierre speaks to City Council on its [Failure to provide Portapotties] Politics 
  • Stillstanding Steve Argue on sheriffs called to retag a tent in Riverview Campground for “blocking view” & a citation for “intent to urinate”
  • “Dangerous” John Thielking discusses negotiations for bail for Justman Jim Costner for his Columbus statue smashing.
  • Street Spirit update on Camp Paradise: 

Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides Sunday May 19, 2024 show has interviews with Monterey County activist Wes White and anti-war activist Allen Fischer + a Flashback to April 1, 2012 in the early days of the Santa Cruz 11 Conspiracy Cases

The Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides Sunday May 19,2024 show includes:  

The Flashback to April 1, 2012 includes:

  • Background behind the prosecution of the Santa Cruz 11 [SC-11], a selected group of journalists and activists who were accused of conspiracy to trespass at the vacant 75 River St. Wells Fargo bank on November 30, 2011 
  • Response to the arraignments of Bradley Stuart and Alex Darocy , 2 of the SC-11, a few days ago
  • Mike Rhodes, Fresno activist and writer, from Chancey Park with Occupy Fresno’s encampment
  • Patch, a homeless evictee, describes his 15-person encampment setting up at the publicly funded but privately owned park 
  • Flashpoints on Pacific Radio with Dennis Bernsteen interviewing SC-11 Defendant Bradley Stuart Allen and his attorney Ben Rice
  • Beggerbacker Becky Johnson, SC-11 defendant and reporter on selective enforcement at that prosecution: [Johnson has extensive contemporaneous coverage at throughout 2012]
  • Johnson on her brief and bully-heavy Sinister Sidewalk Singsong trial and conviction before Judge Almquist
  • SC-11 Supporters gathering at the D.A.’s office as two of the 11 are set for trial; comments by Elise, Jim Waller, Free, and others
  • Coralee on streetside Rotkin guitaring for Measure A for the Teen Center
  • Other voices: Gary Johnson, Ed Frey, Linda Lemaster, David Silva, and Steve Pleich

Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides Thursday, May 16, 2024 show is a Flashback to September 1, 2005 features Lighthouse Linda Lemaster, Troublesome Thomas Leavitt, and the inevitable Bathrobespierre Robert Norse in a heated discussion + other voices

The May 16, 2024 Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides show is a Flashback to September 1, 2005.  It includes: 

  • Troublesome Thomas Leavitt as co-host; guests Lighthouse Linda Lemaster, Hot Rod, and Hawk
  • Pros and mostly cons of one-time Mayor Christopher Krohn
  • Hurricane Bush, [aka Hurricane Katrina] and bad times in New Orleans
  • Hot Rod faces court order to sign himself into a psych ward or face camping, blocking the sidewalk, and other charges; “Backup” sings
  • [8-17] SAFE [Society for Artistic Freedom & Expression] #81;  “Breakfast” the RV sleeper on a private lot was wakened at 5 a.m.
  • [8-31] Hawk on his encounter with Officer Perry (“Robocop”)
  • Fighting “odor” discrimination—a discussion
  • Troublesome Thomas or Lighthouse Linda—naive or co-opted?–for their behavior as part of the Homeless Issues Task Force
  • Letter from Arcata critiquing its Homeless Task Force

Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides Sunday May 12, 2024 show features a focus on the appeal by RV supporters to the Coastal Commission & other tidbits + a Flashback to August 31, 2000 with a packed crazyquilt of then-current issues with an election coming up

The Sunday Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides show for May 12, 2024 includes:

The Flashback to August 31, 2000 includes: 

  • Candidate and former political prisoner Steve Argue on his upcoming City Council campaign
  • Beggerbacker Becky’s Update on CPRB police-pandering
  • Berkeley’s Jolly Roger Comedy Troupe 1996 Satire
  • “LAPD Can Be Sued for Racketeering, Court Rules”
  • Roxanne Aquestapache at the Board of Supervisors on CPS Abuses
  • “Scope it Out” Scott reviews the Shitty Council candidates & Violence against the Homeless
  • “Dead on” David Silva on Supervisorial candidates
  • Mike Schmidt, James Nay, Becky Johnson, and Robert Norse before the Board of Supes on homeless issues

Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides Thursday, May 9th 2024 show is a Flashback to April 21, 2005 features police brutality against students and community at Tent University at the base of UCSC + fighting the City’s exclusion of grass distribution centers

The Bathrobespierre’s Broadsides Thursday May 9, 2024 show is a Flashback to April 21, 2005.  It includes:

  • [4-15] First and most violent night of UCSC Tent University at the base of campus at California and High Sts. with police using torture compliance.  Sasha: victim of police violence; repeated claims that those facing police were returning tomorrow.
  • Becky Johnson’s report on police rationale for breaking up the peaceful protest; Linda Lemaster on tent pulldown by cops
  • Morning-after interview with Mayor Mike Rotkin supporting the SCPD behavior at UCSC Tent University [TU], withholding taser use info now
  • Rotkin’s history supporting the Camping Ordinance and the Sleeping Ban and current police practices, accessible public records
  • [4-21] Pac Avenue drumming and unicycle vignettes
  • [4-22] UCSC student Ali on outside sleeping and treehome destruction
  • TU organizer Will Parish on TU dispersal; Bridgetara Isis on the protest
  • Victory of activist attorney Paul Sanford on the John Maurer “Fuck the Pigs” sign in his hat case after multiple harassment by SCCSO Bechtel.