On tonight's show... Bill Lambert and other Houston activists travel to Jackson, Mississippi to join Stop Patriarchy (stoppatriarchy.org) in their fight for a woman's right to choose.
"Pornography & Patriarchy - A Conversation with Sunsara Taylor"
Sunsara Taylor, Journalist, Revolution Newspaper, Advisory Board of World Can't Wait, and WBAI Radio Host: On the eve of the anniversary of Roe v Wade, Sunsara Taylor speaks on the need to End Pornography & Patriarchy: the Enslavement and Degradation of Women. A spirited discussion with callers follows a 35 minute interview.
Here is the playlist from our October 25 broadcast:
Standing Up Against Christian Fascists and the Inquisitors of the Catholic Church:
Debra Sweet, National Director of The World Can't Wait, talks about what happened during the Summer of Trust, the nationwide mobilization to defend Dr. LeRoy Carhart and his new abortion clinic in Germantown, MD, from the Christian fascists mobilized against him by Operation Rescue.
"Prisoner Hunger Strike Update, Taking on the Stigmatization of Abortion and Standing Up Against the Christian Fascists in Operation Rescue During the Summer of Trust at Dr. Carhart's New Abortion Clinic"
Li Onesto, Journalist, Revolution Newspaper, updates the news about the Prisoner Hunger Strike in the Pelican Bay SHU and other Supermax prisons in California, including the end of the strike at Pelican Bay and the continuing struggle at other prisons.
"The Importance of Using Facts to the Truth & the Stigma of Abortion, Chain of Torture Chambers across the US and Update on the Hunger Strike in the SHU at Pelican Bay State Prison in California"
Amanda Marcotte, RH Reality Check, talks about the importance of using facts to take on and expose the extremism of the anti-abortion movement.
Lance Tapley, Journalist and Author, talks about the nature of the Super-Max prisons that the torture inside their walls.
"Cruel & Unusual Punishment in California's Torture Chambers and Racist Anti-Abortion Billboards Driven out of Los Angeles"
Li Onesto, journalist, Revolution Newspaper, digs into what's in and behind the US Supreme Court ruling that conditions in California prisons constitute cruel & unusual punishment.
Gloria Feldt, Past President of Planned Parenthood Foundation of America, digs into the attempt to slash Title X funding and decimate Planned Parenthood's ability to provide family planning services, including abortion, as well as other health care services to women.
Ray McGovern, former CIA analyst, member of Veterans for Peace and Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, talks about why he stood up to show his opposition to Hillary Clinton as a War Criminal only to be beaten, dragged out of the theater and thrown in jail.
Carole Joffe, author of "Dispatches from the Abortion Wars: The Costs of Fanaticism to Doctors, Patients and the Rest of Us", talks about the scope and impact of the abortion wars and where we stand today.
Jessica Arons from the Center for American Progress and RealityCheck.org speaks about the impact of the Hyde amendment on access to abortion by poor women, especially women of color.
Sunsara Taylor, writer for Revolution/National Advisory Board of World Can't Wait on the Morality of the Right to Abortion and the Immorality of Those Who Oppose It.