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Allison Kilkenny talks about "the people's bailout"

11/15/12 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View
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Allison Kilkenny is the co-host of the progressive political podcast Citizen Radio and is an independent journalist who writes for the Nation, The American Prospect, and the L.A. Times among other media outlets. She also blogs at Allison talks about the upcoming Rolling Jubilee and discusses the coalition of Occupy Wall Street groups to build a popular resistance to debt. The groups hope to raise money to p...

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Laura Gottesdiener discusses the reaction by Occupy members to Hurricane Sandy

11/08/12 Laura Gottesdiener
From A Woman's Point of View
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Laura Gottesdiener is the author of a forthcoming book from Zucotti Park Press-"A Dream Foreclosed: The Fight for a Place to call Home". Laura discussed the immediate response of the members of the former Occupy New York to Hurricane Sandy. They were organizing relief efforts even before the storm had passed. In many instances, Occupy NY were the first, and at times the only, responders. Occupy was there before the Red Cross. Laura noted the over 6 million dollars spent to eradicate O...

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A few alternative events during this week's Republican convention listen

08/27/12 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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There are a lot of events coming up during the rest of the week while the Republican Convention is in town.

On Saturday at Occupy Tampa’s Voice of Freedom Park I asked local activist Jimmy Dunson about some of the things he’s helping to organize.

One is the Really, Really Free Market. Another is Fix Sh*t Up.

"Tell us what some events are that are coming up after Monday."


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Republican convention protests accelerate this weekend in Tampa Bay listen

08/24/12 Josh Holton
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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Thousands of protesters, activists, and political groups are traveling to Tampa to protest this year's Republican National Convention.

Occupy Tampa and Occupy Wall Street will be joining with a wide range of activist organizations in protesting the RNC. Nathan Pim is a member of Food Not Bombs, which plans to feed protesters during the convention.  Pim and other Food Not Bombs activists began joining forces with Occupy Tampa at their encampment at Voice of Freedom Park on Wednesday. "A ...


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