Category: COVID-19

Kite Line- October 16, 2020: Isolation as Retaliation

This post was originally published on this siteThis week on Kite Line, we share a call from a prisoner located in Seattle, who exposes his facility’s careless treatment of prisoners in the face of COVID-19, and how medical isolation and punitive isolation function similarly. Afterwards, we finish our conversation with Keith Malik Washington. Malik was… Read more »

Kite Line- October 9, 2020: Are Incarcerated People Disposable?

This post was originally published on this siteWe begin this week with a short piece by WFHB reporter Aaron Comforty, who reports on an alleged instance of attempted suicide in the local jail, and one mother’s attempts to find out the status of her son. We also speak with Ted Smith, an Associate Professor of… Read more »

Brenda Child on AIM, Indigenous Representation, Jingle Dress Dance, Ojibwe Culture, and Boarding Schools

This post was originally published on this siteBrenda Child on AIM, Indigenous Representation, Jingle Dress Dance, Ojibwe Culture, and Boarding Schools When Art Is Medicine by Dr. Brenda Child Music by AwareNess, follow him on Instagram, Bandcamp. Please support the podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/timetalks Channel Zero Network: https://channelzeronetwork.com/

The Struggle for Likhtsamisyu Liberation Continues, Updates from Delee Nikal

This post was originally published on this siteThis week we had the opportunity to connect with Delee Nikal, who is a Wet’su’weten community member, about updates from the Gidimt’en Camp that was created to block the TransCanada Coastal GasLink pipeline (or CGL) that Canada is trying to push through their un-ceded territory. In this interview… Read more »

VABF Day 7: Homeless in the Pandemic

This post was originally published on this siteAs in other places, unhoused people in Victoria face severe challenges in their daily lives ranging from a lack of food, sanitation and medical services to harassment by police and security. One particularly disturbing development are growing resentments and assaults by community members who are unwilling to share… Read more »

Building Community Autonomy and Resilience in the Face of COVID-19

This post was originally published on this siteThe post Building Community Autonomy and Resilience in the Face of COVID-19 appeared first on It’s Going Down. On this episode of the It’s Going Down podcast, we present a conversation with two participants in the Woodbine community center located in the Ridgewood neighborhood of Queens, New York…. Read more »

Episode 102: “The Kids Will Save Themselves”

This post was originally published on this siteThis week, I am joined by two lovely guests: Soph and Izzy. I wanted to check in with two of the coolest kids I know to get a new perspective on the world. While I obviously think it’s valuable to listen to authors and journalists, musicians and community-organizers,… Read more »

The Victoria Anarchist Bookfair is here and we can all (virtually) go!

This post was originally published on this siteFrom Embers will be collaborating with the Victoria Anarchist Bookfair over the next week to bring you some really great audio content that they’re releasing in lieu of an in-person event. Their real-life bookfair is, like so many events, cancelled, but they’ve made the best of the situation… Read more »

Kite Line- September 4, 2020: “If They Kill Me in the Hole, I’ll Go Out Satisfied” – ICE Detainees Protest Conditions at Winn

This post was originally published on this siteThis week, we share important news from around the Midwest and more updates from the struggles in Louisiana’s immigrant detention centers.  Kevin ‘Rashid’ Johnson is facing threats on his life inside the Indiana Department of Corrections.  An abolitionist in Madison, Wisconsin has chosen to enter solitary confinement rather… Read more »