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James Anderson: Movement Praxis Prefigures System Change (Uncut Reading)
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Mitchell S: From the Trenches Radio for April

ON THE SHOW IN APRIL 2013: * UNDERSTANDING THE CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOL CLOSINGS Teachers, students, and Chicagoans are taking action against the announced closing of 54 Chicago Public Schools.  We'll speak with Chicago teacher and activist Xian Barrett. * ROBERT JENSEN ON "ARGUING FOR OUR LIVES" Longtime activist and journalism professor Robert Jensen is the Read more…

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Mitchell S: From the Trenches Radio for March

ON THE SHOW IN MARCH 2013: * EXCERPTS FROM "10 YEARS SINCE IRAQ — THE CHANGING FACE OF WAR" Chicagoans commemorated the 10th anniversary of the war on Iraq with a panel presentation on the war and its aftermath.  We'll hear excerpts from the presentation. * MEDIA POLICY ACTIVIST SUSAN DOUGLAS ON THE FUTURE OF Read more…

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Mitchell S: From the Trenches Radio for February

  From The Trenches is the monthly radio program of the Chicago Independent Media Center. ON THE SHOW IN FEBURARY 2013: * CORNEL WEST ON "POVERTY, POWER, AND THE PUBLIC AIRWAVES" Longtime academic and activist Cornel West speaks in Chicago, at a presentation from November 2012, held at Northwestern University Law School on the issue Read more…

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Mitchell S: From the Trenches Radio for January

+ Tavis Smiley, co-host of the weekly show "Smiley and West" which WBEZ abruptly pulled off its regular schedule + Amy Goodman, host of the daily radio and TV news show "Democracy Now!", which has worked for years to get on WBEZ's schedule.

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Mitchell S: From the Trenches Radio for December

Speakers in this episode include: + Robert Chavez, a 19-year-old Pueblo activist who lives in the indigenous community around Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. + Kristen Iversen, the author of the book "Full Body Burden" who grew up near the contaminated grounds of the Rocky Flats plutonium processing center in Colorado. + Dr. Read more…

Navdeep Si: Alice Walker’s “The Old Men Used To Sing”

Alice Walker's poem "The Old Men Used To Sing" sung, with improvised accompaniment. Navdeep Sidhu (lyric melody, voc, djembe), Achim Nels (alt sax), Josef Hilker (guit), Peter Frank (bass) and Juergen Sievert (dr). Josef tells me that the seven-note guitar and bass refrain in this recording is from Lonnie Liston Smith. Performed as part of Read more…

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James Anderson: “Just Another Heads-Up” (re-)podcast Part 2
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James Anderson: “Just Another Heads-Up” (re-)podcast Part 1
Navdeep Si: Alice Walker’s “Once”

Alice Walker's poem "Once" sung, with accompaniment. Navdeep Sidhu (comp, voc, djembe), Achim Nels (alt sax), Josef Hilker (guit), Peter Frank (bass) and Juergen Sievert (dr). Long version. Performed as part of Days of Indian Culture 2012, Goettingen, Germany, November 21, 2012.

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