Full Circle 11/17/17: Puerto Rico and Disaster Capitalism

 

Tonight we will be talking about Puerto Rico, or Borinquen, the island’s indigenous name.  We will discuss the current social and political situation … how we got where we are, and what’s next.

On tonight’s show …

… We will learn some historical facts about the relationship between the U.S. government and Puerto Rico.

… We will go over the concept of disaster capitalism as defined by Naomi Klein in her 2007 book The Shock Doctrine, the rise of disaster capitalism and why is it important to understand Borinquen’s situation.

… We will speak with defend Puerto Rico’s activist Khalil Jacobs Fantauzzi about Puerto Rico before and after Hurricane Maria and how disaster capitalism has been manifested by the powers at play.

… We will learn about what’s happening at the University of Puerto Rico, and how organizations on the island are generating responses to the crisis.

All that tonight on Full Circle.

 

 

LINKS

The of 2,000 U.S. citizens aged 18 and older, conducted from May 6 to 9, found just 43 percent of Americans knew the citizenship status of Puerto Ricans.

DEFEND PUERTO RICO

ANA PORTNOY BRIMMER:

Puerto Rico, Trapped Between Colonialism and Hurricanes

Irma and María: Shedding Light on Puerto Rico’s Colonial Reality

THE PUERTO RICO COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE

BARRIO SOLAR https://www.generosity.com/emergencies-fundraising/barrio-solar-solar-power-for-puerto-rico–2

EVENTS:

REBUILDING PUERTO RICO FROM THE GROUND UP/ NOV 18

IT’S A FAMILY AFFAIR/ NOV19

Sunday November 19th 1:30PM-4:30PM

IT’S A FAMILY AFFAIR / UN ASUNTO DE FANILIA

a Benefit for Puerto Rico, Dominica & Houston, Texas

Save the Date!

410 14TH Street @ Franklin (Downtown, Oakland)

info: 510-839-4644

Cover $10 -$20 sliding scale …. Soul Food Dinner $10

ACCESS TO ELEVATOR AT FRANKLIN ST. ENTRANCE

FREE PARKING LOT ON FRANKLIN STREET ACROSS FROM GEOFFREY’S EASTSIDE (Douglas Parking)

www.Geoffreyslive.com or www.Avotcja.org

Puerto Rico Shorts: Benefit For Puerto Rico/  NOV 19

https://www.facebook.com/events/140727356553673/

 

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FULL CIRCLE 11.10.17: ANTI-MILITARISM SHOW

We commemorate  Armistice Day – Veterans Day – Remembrance Day…………..A memorial of the day in 1918 when the Allied Forces signed an armistice With Germany effectively ending all military operations and hostilities in all theatres and fronts of World War One. On this show we’ll hear from two veterans who have focused their life on peace.  Discuss strategies for ending war and the Military Industrial Complex with a left-wing military historian and professor.  We’ll also hear some anti-war music, both well known songs and some just written.

 

LINKS:

Check out the Veterans For Peace website and learn more about the campaign to Reclaim Armistice Day.

To learn more about Jason S. Ridler Ramirez try his WordPress page and his website

For full interview with Jason Ridler Ramirez click here

To watch the films mentioned during the show tonight click here for War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits are Spinning Us to Death

Or check out Militainment, Inc.

ANTI-WAR MUSIC PLAYLIST

War – Edwin Starr

Ball of Confusion – The Temptations

Hero of War – Rise Against   

Universal Soldier – Donovan   (sung by Buffy Sainte-Marie)

Rich Man’s War – Steve Earle  

Fortunate Son— Credence Clearwater Revival

I feel like I’m fixin to die Rag – Country Joe and the Fish   

Phil Ochs  — I ain’t a Marchin’ anymore   Phil Ochs  —  The war is over

I can’t take it no more – John Fogarty  

Holiday  — Green Day  

Zombie  —  The Cranberries  

(all we are saying is) Give Peace a Chance –the Plastic Ono Band  

Imagine – John Lennon

Born in the USA  — Bruce Springsteen

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FULL CIRCLE 11-3-17 PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE

 

Welcome to Full Circle, your cultural affairs radio magazine produced by members of the First Voice Apprenticeship Program.  Tonight we bring you another presentation of our new segment, “People Helping People.”

On tonight’s show, we’ll …

  • Learn about Opportunity Junction, a free job training and placement program for folks in Contra Costa County …
  • We’ll also learn about White Pony Express and Bay Point Community All-In-One, two organizations that help with free food, clothing and much more …

All this is part of People Helping People.  That’s tonight on Full Circle.
For more information on the services and training provided by Opportunity Junction, stop by their location in Antioch at 3102 Delta Fair Blvd. You can also call 925-776-1133 or visit the Opportunity Junction website. If you want to contact their partners, Spark Point Career Services at Ambrose Community Center in Bay Point, call 925-252-2336 and ask for Nazaria Preciado.

To read a blog about K’Zia’s story, check it out here

To partner, volunteer or to receive services from White Pony Express checkout their website or give them a call at 925-322-0604

Finally, to contact Bay Point Community All N One, visit their website or call Delano Johnson directly at 925-812-2939

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Full Circle 10/27/17: Mythology and History of Witches

Good evening, everyone … and welcome to Full Circle, your cultural affairs radio magazine produced by members of the First Voice Apprenticeship Program.

On tonight’s show, just a few days before Halloween, we will delve into both the mythology and known history of witches.   I am pleased to welcome my guest Max Dashu, the founder of the Suppressed Histories Archives.

Tonight …

…  We will learn why and how Max created the Archives and how it is used …

…  We will discuss the history and mythology of witches in folk religions ancient and contemporary …

…  And we will explore the pattern of persecution carried out against the European folk religions and then exported with the conquest and colonization of other areas of the world.

All that tonight on Full Circle.

LINKS: 

Suppressed Histories Archives

www.suppressedhistories.net

Witches and Pagans. Women in European Folk Religion 700 – 1100.  Veleda Press, www.veleda.net .  Please visit to keep informed of the entire planned publishing project from the Suppressed Histories Archives.

Videos

https://www.facebook.com/pg/Witches-and-Pagans-Women-in-European-Folk-Religion-1639451379613088/videos/?ref=page_internal

Suppressed Histories Archives on Facebook (calendar of events) https://www.facebook.com/Suppressed-Histories-Archives-333661528320/

Articles, downloadable with free registration: https://suppressedhistories.academia.edu/MaxDashu

My new coloring book

http://www.veleda.net/deasophy.html 

EVENT:  Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017  Art Salon and Book Release for Deasophy: Coloring Book of Goddesses, Spirits and Ancestors,  with drawings and commentary by Max Dashu.  This rich collection covers the globe, with 50 magnificent images from rock art,   sculpture, murals, ceramics and codices, from the Suppressed Histories Archives collection. Hang out, color, and listen to great   music.  Free event, at Redwood Gardens Community Room, 2951 Derby St, Berkeley, CA 94705,  from 2:30-6 pm.

MUSIC

ALL SOUL’S NIGHT… LOREENA MCKENNIT

TROLLABUNDIN …  EIVOR PALSDOTTIR

NAIAD … RUTH BARRETT

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Full Circle 10/20/17: Spanglish Power Hour 5

Buenas noches, on tonight’s Full Circle we are pleased to present the fifth episode of the Spanglish Power Hour with our host Josiah Luis Alderete.

First, an offering of poesia from two latinx poets: Rene Vaz y Angel Dominguez.

Then we speak to Itzel Calvo and Araceli NL from the East Bay Immigrant Youth Coalition, an undocumented queer+transgender youth organization based aqui in Oakland.

Along the way we’ll be grooving to the cross-cultural beats of Latinx musico Jess Sylvestre.

And finally, we have some Random Thoughts From a Stoned Pocho on “Why Halloween is NOT El Dia de Los Muertos.”

 

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Full Circle 10/13/17: Fierce Allies

On tonight’s show, we are overjoyed to welcome our very special guest for the hour, Miakoda Taylor.

Miakoda is the founder of Fierce Allies, an organization that teaches relationship-based strategies that build communities of practice by catalyzing dynamics of power and privilege towards equity and justice.

Tonight …

… We will learn why Miakoda created Fierce Allies, and exactly what it does.

… We will discuss specific examples of how these dynamics work.

… And … we will have the unique opportunity to be guided through practices that carry the work into our own lives. 

LINKS: 

FIERCE ALLIES

www.fierceallies.com

 

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WOWA (West Oakland To West Africa) Poetry Show

On this program, we will explore poetry with WOWA (West Oakland to West Africa) poetry exchange group. This poetry group consists of some extraordinary poets in West Oakland as well as some of their phenomenal poet partners in West Africa. Guests include:

Makeda aka Sandra Hooper Mayfield…poet, journalist, tutor, counselor, and community activist.

Mimi Gonzalez…poet, freelance journalist, comedian, activist, and event producer.

Sara Biel…poet, visual artist, and social worker.

Wanda Sabir…journalist, activist, teacher, and poet

Dr. Marcus Lorenzo Penn…holistic doctor, photographic artist, yoga teacher, wellness consultant, coach, and facilitator, poet, author, and speaker.

Tyrice Deane-Brown…MFA student receiving her degree in creative writing and poetry. Tyrice is calling in from Virginia tonight.

Radhiyah (Rashiddah) Ayobami…Brooklyn born with southern roots. She holds a B.A. in Africana studies and a MFA in prose. Radhiyah (Rashiddah) is calling in from New York tonight.

Kojo Benedict Quaye aka Yibor Kojo calling in from Germany

And Etchian Jean Frederic Obeli aka Obi

http://www.facebook.com/wo2wa

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