Hey Houston thanks as always for kicking off your weekend with us here at the Houston Indymedia show. As a reminder, pledge drive is coming up soon, but you don't have to wait for us to beg on the airwaves, if you like what you hear you can always go to the KPFT.org and click on that tip jar to put your money where your ears are. Tonight we will take you on a tour of the 1%, celebrate Occupy Houston's birthday, and hear how Hollywood is jumping on the vilification of teachers and the unions that advocate for them. But first, these headlines...
occupy Wall Street
Pirate Radio Song
Palestine Today for September 20
War Update:Taliban destroys 8 Harrier jump jets on the ground
Song clip: Ralph McTell: "Pick up a gun" counter-recruiting song
Another pirate radio song
Grand jury resistance solidarity attack: Railroad sabotaged in NYC
Grand jury resistance solidarity attack: Yuppie restaurant trashed in Vancouver, CA
Protesters disrupt Trans-Pacific Partnership trade talks two days in a row
Occupy Monsanto dumps GMO "foods" at Monsanto's DC lobbying HQ
Here is the playlist from ourt May 10 broadcast:
Here is the playlist from our May 2 broadcast:
Pirate Radio song
Palestine Today for May 2
War Update: Taliban attacks Kabul foreign compound 2 hrs after Obama leaves
Occupy DC's Spring Offensive: Occupy Earth Week and IMF protests
Mayday national coverage and DC march
Between the Lines: Mayday
FBI bogus "bomb" plot entraps anarchists
Between the Lines: SB1070 goes to the Supreme Court
Between the Lines: Fines against BP to fund Gulf restoration?
Here is the playlist from our Jan 6 broadcast:
Pirate Radio Song
Palestine Today for Jan 5 (THis Week in Palestine did not get published in time)
Between the Lines: Report on a Palestinian Women's Center in the West Bank
War Update: Brutal sectarian violence in Iraq
Occupy Wall Street attacked by police after reoccupying Zucotti Pk New Years Eve
Eastbanc zoning hearing: WSQT intro and interview with witness who wanted to speak
Sea Shepherd battles whalers-featuring ABC interview with Paul Watson
Here is the playlist from our Jan 3 broadcast:
Talking about Two Different Occupations - Wall Street and Iraq
Raymond Lotta (Communist Political Economist & writer for Revolution Newspaper); Larry Everest, author, Oil, Power and Empire: Iraq and the US Global Agenda; Dwayne Booth/Mr. Fish, cartoonist.
"The Inspiring Days of Striking Prisoners, Wall Street Occupiers and All Those Who Want to Change the World"
Larry Everest, author/journalist Revolution Newspaper, talks about the California Prisoner Hunger Strike and the retaliation by the California Dept of Corrections against the prisoners and the continuing need for people everywhere to stand in support of the demands of the prisoners.
Lawrence Davidson Professor of History, West Chester University, talks about the systematic efforts of the US and other imperialists to bring about the end of international law.
Check the link for live stream schedule.
Part one - Martha discusses Oakland crackdown, labor issues, Joe talks about camping at Occupy Portland, Jim talks about labor march
Part two - Interview with Crystal about New Orleans, Chris talking about community needs
Part three - Discussion of Portland's open reservoirs, interview with camper Mario
Part four - Musician, campers, kitchen announcements, dead zombie march