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Deep Care: Radical Abortion Access History – Fall Fund Drive Special

Starting in the 1970s, small groups of feminist activists met regularly to study anatomy, practice pelvic exams on each other, and learn how to safely perform a procedure known as menstrual extraction, which can end a pregnancy, using equipment easily bought and assembled at home. This “self-help” movement grew into a robust national and international … Continued


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Border Patrol Keeps Detainees in Freezing CA Camps; Developments in the Stop Cop City RICO Case; Plus State Terror Roundup

We start today’s show with our State Terror Roundup. Then, in an open air prison for migrants near San Diego at the US-Mexico border, migrants find themselves detained and forced to try to survive the elements as their population has doubled in just three months. Joining us to discuss is Melissa Gomez, a Metro reporter for … Continued


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Forensic Junk Science Incarcerates Mothers of Stillborn Babies; Alameda Co Evictions Soar; Plus Resistance in Residence Artist Marvin X

We start today’s show looking at the dramatic impact of the lifting of the pandemic policy of an eviction moratorium in Alameda County. We discuss the dramatic increase in evictions now in Alameda County compared to pre-pandemic levels with our guest Leah Simon-Weisberg, Legal Director of The Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE) Action. … Continued


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Rest is Resistance for Political Organizing; Plus Resistance in Residence Artist Marvin X

Today we’re met with a reminder that taking breaks is not only important to our physical health, it’s also important to the health of political movements. We’re joined by performance artist, writer, activist, theologian, daydreamer and founder of the Nap Ministry, Tricia Hersey, to discuss her labor of love to move the work of Black … Continued


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Palestine Post: Activist Reflections; Plus Resistance in Residence Artist Marvin X

We’ll spend this hour with voices and reflections on Israel’s bombardment of Gaza with some of the powerful voices in our communities. We’ll start with Nadya Tannous, who has been organizing to stop Israel’s ongoing genocide in Gaza, as a member of the Palestinian Youth Movement. She is a passionate community organizer and writer, born and … Continued


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Wampanoag Thanksgiving; Plus, Resistance in Residence Artist Corrina Gould

Acknowledging today’s colonial Thanksgiving holiday, we spend the morning with a member of the tribe that is depicted in the Pilgrim and Indian mythology of Thanksgiving. Hartman Deetz is a member of the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe and has been a cultural steward of his people through language, material and performing arts. We’ll talk with him … Continued


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Thangs Taken: Rethinking Thanksgiving; Plus, Resistance in Residence Artist Corrina Gould

On today’s show, we hear audio from an event called Thangs Taken: Rethinking Thanksgiving, that took place at La Peña Cultural Center in Berkeley on Sunday, November 19th, 2023. As we approach the Thanksgiving Holiday, the purpose of the event, was to challenge colonial narratives, support our native communities, and to reflect on our relationship … Continued


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Healing Justice Lineages; Plus, Resistance in Residence Artist Corrina Gould

We’ve spoken many times on Law & Disorder about the importance of Healing Justice. On today’s show, we speak with co-editors Cara Page and Erica Woodland about their new book, anti-capitalist, Black feminist, and abolitionist book, Healing Justice Lineages. The book is a profound and urgent call to embrace community and survivor-led care strategies as models … Continued


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Palestine Post: Israel’s Prisoners as Toll Climbs Past 13,000; Plus, Bay Area Palestine Response

Today we continue our coverage of Israel’s bombardment of Gaza as the death toll for Palestinian men, women and children has risen past 13,000. We start in conversation with Randa Wahbe, former staff member at Addameer, a Palestinian non-governmental, civil institution that has worked to support Palestinian political prisoners held in Israeli and Palestinian prisons since … Continued