It’s Going Down – January 21, 2022

It's Going Down

Featuring interviews with participants in social movements, struggles, rebellions, projects, thinkers, and organizers.

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On today’s episode, we speak with Lexis Figuereo of Saratoga Springs Black Lives Matter in New York. We talk about how the George Floyd movement exploded on the streets there, how an occupation outside of a local police station was set for over a week, and how police directly targeted local BLM leaders with targeted … Continued


Southern California journalist Cerise Castle speaks on how she wrote an extensive history of organized gangs within the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department. From groups that embrace neo-Nazi symbolism to gangs where participants have to kill someone in order to join, here’s a crash course into the violent and bloody world of gangs within local law … Continued


On this episode, It’s Going Down speaks with the Sugarbush Crew, a group of Native land defenders who are part of an ongoing struggle to stop the construction of a massive lithium mine, which threatens to desecrate a sacred site known as Peehee Muh’ha, or Thacker Pass. We talk about the ongoing struggle, how the … Continued


On this episode of It’s Going Down, we are joined with special guest Marcela, from Feel the News, as we discuss the ongoing trials of white vigilantes and white nationalists in Charlottesville, Kenosha, and Georgia. We discuss and unpack these trials, discussing the role of far-Right auxiliary violence and vigilantism within the broader American project … Continued


On this episode of It’s Going Down, we speak with two participants in the ongoing food resiliency project, Lobelia Commons, based out of New Orleans. We discuss how the project has grown since the last time we spoke, the response to their publication, The Earthbound Farmer’s Almanac, and also their thoughts around autonomous disaster relief … Continued


On this episode of It’s Going Down, we look at the recent elections, and pick apart and critique the round of hot takes from corporate news, Centrist blowhards, and cringy gate-keepers. Moreover, we discuss why now days, people are more interested in revolting against neoliberals than they are in voting for them. photo: Jennifer Burk … Continued


On this episode of It’s Going Down, IGD hosts discuss the embrace of the anti-vaccine movement by some sections of police, as many cities are pushing public workers to get the vaccine in order to keep their jobs. We then discuss the bombshell article from Rolling Stone, which documents how ‘Stop the Steal’ protesters claim … Continued