September 19, 2019

September 19, 2019

 
 
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  1. I opened with “Abide with Me” in honor of my neighbor David Williams who died this week. May he rest in peace. I then introduced Anthony Rayson, who talked about prison abolition, from its roots to the movement today.
  2. The second segment started with Philip Farruggio’s “It’s the Empire, Stupid” column which drew a parallel between Sophie Scholl of the White Rose movement (opposing Nazis in Germany) with modern heroes like Chelsea Manning and Julian Assange. Phil and I then discussed the column and its ideas.
  3. To start the third segment I introduced Larry Pinkney, who started by saying our country is still a very good nation, and that we need to stop beating ourselves up and take stock: look into where we have been and where we are going. Then we heard from Frank Cordaro, telling us about a zoning challenge and police harassment at the Des Moines Catholic Worker, as well as his trip to Memphis to speak to the Cumberland Presbyterian church. I closed the segment with “Homeward Bound”.
  4. I introduced MK Davis, who started by telling us about his heart problems last October… and then all the trips he’s taken since April of this year! One trip resulted in all four explorers getting sick; was that coincidence or did they have a little help to change their minds? MK and I had a great conversation about Bigfoot research. He’ll be attending the Bigfoot Festival in Honobia, OK next month.

Anthony Rayson

Anthony is a monthly columnist, appearing in the third week of each month. Anthony Rayson is an American anarchist activist and author. He runs the South Chicago ABC Zine Distro and publishes many zines and pamphlets. DePaul University Archives and Special Collections holds a collection of Rayson’s zines, as well as his compiled political writings […]

Frank Cordaro

Frank is a weekly guest on our show. Frank Cordaro is a member of the Des Moines Catholic Worker. He is a former Catholic Priest. He has himself spent years and years in federal prison for crossing the line at Offutt, and more recently has been jailed for actions against the drone facility in Des […]

Larry Pinkney

Larry is a monthly columnist, appearing on the third week of each month. Larry James Pinkney is an American political activist. A former member of the original Black Panther Party, and the Republic of New Africa, he served nine years in prison in Canada and the US. Pinkney also served as co-chair of the San […]

M. K. Davis

M.K. is a monthly columnist, appearing on the third week of each month. M.K. Davis has spent years studying Bigfoot/Sasquatch. He is an expert on the Patterson-Gimlin film. He hosts a Bigfoot radio show with Don Monroe, Bigfoot Central. M.K.Davis has been researching the Patterson Sasquatch film for the last 18 years. He has traveled […]

Philip Farruggio

Phil is a weekly guest on our show. Philip A Farruggio is son and grandson of Brooklyn, NYC longshoremen. He is a free lance columnist (found on WorldNewsTrust.com, TheSleuthJournal.com, Information Clearing house, Op Ed News, Dandelion Salad, Activist Post, Dissident Voice and many other sites worldwide). Philip works as an environmental products sales rep and […]

Chuck Gregory

Co-founder and co-host of the show, Chuck lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with his wife Lorraine and assorted exotic pets. He was fortunate to attend Friends Central School in the late ’60s to hone the already strong core beliefs instilled in him by his parents Wayne Lawrence and Marjorie Mock Gregory. His education continued at […]