Full Circle 04-20-18 Radical Educators Cast Spells

Three visionary educators – James Damiani, Tiarra “Ms. T” Asia Knox, and Safahri Ra – join Cat Petru (Full Circle, We Rise) and Nicole Gervacio (We Rise) to talk about:
– the significance of humility and honesty in the classroom
– nourishing creativity and empowerment
– challenges and revelations in teaching and the education system
– how technology impacts learning
Collaborative music breaks with guests Safahri Ra, free-styling, and a debut by Ms. T!

 

 LINKS:

Tiarra “Ms. T” Asia Knox http://www.urbanmontessori.org/ and https://www.facebook.com/Pinkpanthersorority/ ~ @_mst_ on Instagram
Safahri Ra http://rosesinconcrete.org/ ~ @safahri on Instagram

James Damiani http://www.naturallyexpressiveleaders.com/

Nicole Gervacio http://rosesinconcrete.org/ ~ @nicolegervacio on Instagram
MUSIC TRACKS:

BlocBoy JB & Drake – “Look Alive” (Instrumental)

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FC 04-13-18: Whose Money, Our Money

Tonight, we will ask a question so fundamental, that it rarely, if ever occurs to us … Just what is money?

On tonight’s show:

• We’ll learn about the creation of money, who gets to create it, and how it circulates in our society.

• And just what is a bank? Why do most of us entrust our funds, our money to them?

• Also… is there a difference between credit and money? And who made the rules about debt and repayment.

• All that tonight on Full Circle.

LINKS:

FRIENDS OF THE OAKLAND PUBLIC BANK
STRIKE DEBT BAY AREA
Facebook Page

Playlist
ALL THE GOLD IN CA … GATLIN BROTHERS
FOR THE LOVE OF MONEY … O’JAYS
BANKS OF MARBLE … EWAN MCLENNAN

 

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Full Circle 4.6.18 — #Right2Return: The Movement to Free Palestine

In January, members of the Palestinian Youth Movement joined me on Full Circle to discuss the history of colonization and occupation of Palestine by the settler state of Israel.

Tonight, as Israeli attacks persist against Palestinians marching for the right to return to their homeland, PYM’s Nadya Tannous and Ramah Awad join me to:

  • Discuss 17-year-old Palestinian political prisoner Ahed Tamimi
  • And the latest in her case and its implications for young political prisoners
  • Then we will get an update from writer Rawan Yaghi on the ground in Gaza
  • And we want to hear from you – what questions do you have for our guests about Palestinian liberation?

All that tonight on Full Circle.

Happy B-Day Ahed Tamimi

 

EVENTS

April 9:  Event on Syria at UC Berkeley (I’ll be moderating)

April 14:  Action in solidarity with Gaza and the Great Return March (details to come)

April 14 and 17:  Palestinian Knesset Member Haneen Zoabi is in the Bay Area, the Palestine American Coalition (PAC), UC Berkeley, and Stanford are hosting her.

April 14:  (PAC)

April 17:  (UC Berkeley)

LINKS

Palestinian Youth Movement

Gaza Screams for Life, NYT article by Rawan Yaghi

Ahed Tamimi gets eight months in prison after plea deal

Demanding an End to Child Detention:  Free Ahed Tamimi and All Palestinian Political Prisoners

April 17th:  Palestinian Prisoners Day

Honoring Palestinian Women’s Resistance & Steadfastness

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Full Circle 3.30.18: Puerto Rico, Promesa and the Fiscal Control Board

Six months after Hurricanes Irma and Maria we continue the conversation about Puerto Rico or Borinquen and disaster capitalism.

This time:

  • We welcome Ricardo Ortiz, who will clarify the role of the Fiscal Control Board, or “La Junta,” in the progression of disaster capitalism measures, what is next to come and what can we do about it.
  • We will also speak with Daniel Orsini Velez, member of The Center for Political, Educational and Cultural Development, about how Boricuas are de-colonizing health, food, education and more.

All that and great Boricua music from Manicato tonight on Full Circle.

 

 

 

MANICATO ON FACEBOOK

LINKS:

CENTRO DE APOYO MUTUO ON FACEBOOK

CENTRO DE APOYO MUTUO ON THE WEB

Exodus: The Post-Hurricane Puerto Rican Diaspora, mapped by MARTÍN ECHENIQUE MAR 13, 2018

 

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Full Circle 3-23-18 Gender Expansive Conversation

Tonight we will have a conversation about the part of the human experience known as gender…

We welcome Rick Oculto and Nadi Suhaimi from Our Family Coalition. We’ll discuss how an expansive understanding of gender has been colonized out of us and how to begin re-integrating these concepts to build stronger communities.

LINKS

Our Family Coalition

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Full Circle 03-16-18 San Patricio Battalion

On KPFA’s Full Circle, we discover the story of Irish immigrants who were induced to join the U.S.Army and were sent to the Republic of Texas to fight in the newly declared  Mexican American War of 1836. However, these newly arrived Irish Catholics soon reached the opinion that the U.S. Army was an invader of the lands of the people of Mexico.

Airing this show, we will hear about…

… The U.S.  government’s pretext to march south from the negotiated border of Texas to seize further land all the way down to the Rio Grande.

… The use of freshly arrived European conscripts to build the ranks of the newly professionalized U.S. military.

… The discrimination and harm done to the large wave  of arriving Catholic immigrants as well as the Catholics of Mexico and the Caribbean.

… And much much music both Gaelic and Spanish, Corredos and piper bands,  inspired by the actions of the San Patricios Battalion.

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Full Circle 03-09-18 Women of First Voice

On tonight’s show we discuss the significance of women in media. You will be introduced to some of the newest members of the first voice apprenticeship program. We will share why being in radio has been so life changing for each of us. That’s tonight on Full Circle.

(L-R back row) Vylma V_Darlene_Sharon_Kendall_Felicia_Zakiyyah_Sara B (Front) Theresa_Ms. M_Laura_Cat

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