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Short Audio Interviews from the Boston Social Forum (Mp3)
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27 Jul 2004
Modified: 28 Jul 2004
This is part three of a series of interviews with participants in the Boston Social Forum. This is a sampling of the many organizations participating in the forum. There were too many to interview them all, but here are as many as I could interview. Enjoy! Don't forget to check out http://www.bostonsocialforum.org
#1 Prometheus Radio Project promotes grassroots radio activism, helps set up low power radio stations all over the country and works on getting FCC regulations loosened for more low-power FM stations. Check out http://www.prometheusradio.org
#2 Genetic Engineering Action Network networks groups across the US working on issues of Genetic Engineering. Check out http://www.geaction.org
#3 Labor Community Strategy Center, works with groups in LA area on issues of poverty in the US. Immigration, prisoners rights, public transportation, etc. check out http://www.hestrategycenter.org
#4 Boston Area Leonard Peltier Support Group works to distribute information about and help to free Leonard Peltier, and American Indian Movement political prisoner. For more information about Leonard Peltier and his case and status and for what you can do, check out http://www.peltiersupport.org
#5 Doctors For Global Health is a group working on health care as a social issue globally. Check out http://www.geaction.org
#6 Oxfam is an organization working on
Human Rights campaigns worldwide, and focuses on Fair Trade not Free Trade as part of their Corporate Globalization work. Check out http://www.oxfam.org
#7 Amnesty International works on Human Rights campaigns all over the world. They investigate Human Rights abuses, issue reports, lobby for legislation, etc. Check out http://www.amnesty.org
#8 Azad Reading Room, based in India, provides educational materials such as books, reports and films to human rights groups, and focus on anti-corporate globalization. Check out http://www.geocities/capitolhill/congress/9864
#9 Committee to Free Lori Berenson, a political prisoner serving a 20 year prison sentence.
Check out http://www.freelori.org for more information about Lori and her case.
#10 United to End Racism, an anti racist group that uses principles of nonviolence in their work. Check out http://www.rc.org/uer for more information about their work.
#11 Code Pink, a national Women's led anti-war group that organizes demonstrations and political street theatre to affect change in US foreign policy. They are known for issuing pink slips (the women's undergarmet) to those who's actions they dissapprove of. Check out http://www.codepink.org for more information or to find out if there is a group near you.
#12 Women's International League is a network of women's groups working on Peace and US foreign policy. http://www.wilpf.org
#13 Active Youth Arts Conference was a network of youth groups using art and media to affect social change. Check out http://www.bostonmobilization.org
#14 Socialist Workers Party: Interview with garmet worker/organizer for the SWP. Labor based group promoting labor/worker related issues such as living wages, health care, fair treatment of workers. Check out http://www.themilitant.com
#15 the Beehive Collective, a graphic arts design collective that specializes in political art. They create political murals using insects and other symbolic imagery, and give presentations about the murals and sociopolitical issues they represent. 4:17
#16 Jubilee USA organizer speaking about debt cancellation for third world countries in Africa, Latin America and Southeast Asia. Talks about IMF, and the reasons to cancell debt. 2:03
#17 Interview with Angry Girl Designs owner/operator/designer about her feminist tee shirts. 1:21
Check out http://oneangrygirl.net
#18 Interview with Boston based Green Grease Monkey talking about converting deisel cars to run on used vegetable oil.
#19 United For Peace and Justice is a national coalition of Peace and Justice groups. Interview with UFPJ organizer about UFPJ's work relating to anti-war, foreign policy, corporate globalization and the upcoming Republican National Convention. 3:18 http://www.unitedforpeace.org
#20 Interview with Alliance for Democracy about their work to promote democracy. 1:43
#21 911 Truth. Interview about work related to 911 and US foreign policy 2:31 http://www.911truth.org
#22 Interview with a member of the Tikkun Community about their work to pass a congressional resolution to support the Geneva Accords in regards to the Israel/Palestine conflict. 6:30 http://www.tikkun.org
#23 Interview with campaigner for a US Department of Peace. 1:11 For more information about the Dept of Peace proposal, see http://www.dopcampaign.org
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Re: Short Audio Interviews from the Boston Social Forum (Mp3)
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28 Jul 2004
This is not part 3 of the series, this is a compilation of the links from all 3 parts of the series that are on http://radio.indymedia.org