Martia Abernathy response to the previous episode

This is the response of Martia Abernathy to the previous episode regarding the TERF provocation at Burlington Pride and the Outright truck pull. Martia is a long time transactivist living in the UK. She is a podcaster. Her social media, podcasts and broadcasts can be found at https://martiabernathy.com .

VMN Vol 3 Episode 8 – De-escalators talk about the Fred Sargeant incidents in Burlington VT.

In this episode de-escalators/peacekeepers at Burlington VT pride and the Outright truck pull event discuss their viewpoint of the incidents surrounding Fred Sargeant and the LGB Alliance.

VMN Volume 3 Episode 7 – All out against the white Supremacist AmRen Convention

VMN V3 E7 – An interview with Daryl Lamont Jenkins of the antifascist One Peoples Project regarding opposition to the white supremacist American Renaissance convention that will be held at the Montgomery Bell Park in Burns TN Nov 18-20 2022.

All out against white supremacy !

VMN Volume 3 Episode 6 – an interview with former Prairie Fire Organizing Committee member Melinda Powers

Vol6 Episode 3 is an interview with a former member of the Prairie Fire Organzing Commitee. Prairie Fire was active from the 70’s to the 90’s.

Margaret Elisabeth a co-chair of Green Party Lavender caucus

An interview with Margaret Elisabeth a co-chair of Green Party Lavender caucus and a co-chair of the Green Party of the US. The Green party has become a front in the recent wave of culture war bigotry. We discuss transphobia, the anti-crt panic and fascist entryism in the environmental movement. This is a must-listen episode !

An interview with a Texas history teacher

Scott Frank is a history teacher who works at IDEA Frontier, a public school in Brownsville, Texas. For reference, IDEA stands for “Individuals Dedicated to Excellence and Achievement”. In his own words, he describes the anti-CRT backlash as “an attack on educators, the understanding of the past and, worst of all, on our students fully comprehending and coming to terms with what happened and how to move forward”.

Vol 3 Episode 3 – An interview with a public school Latin teacher

*Andrea Weiskopf *- Andrea is an English and Latin teacher who works
with Loudoun County Public Schools. I have not found any news articles
about her receiving harassment from right-wingers, but she is an active
supporter of social justice and has counter-protested against many
far-right gatherings.

Twitter: @latinsaxa
Blog: andreaweiskopf.net

Vermont Movement News Vol 3 Episode 2 – Melissa Grandi Statz

Vermont Movement News vol 3 Episode 2

Daryle Lamont Jenkins, the executive director of the One Peoples Project
todays co-host.

In this episode we will be interviewing Melissa Grandi Statz
Melissa was a social studies teacher who works at Dyer Elementary School in Burlington, Wisconsin. In August 2020 – a few months after George Floyd’s murder, Melissa taught classes about racism in response to questions from her students who the murders by police. A right-wing Facebook group eventually caught wind of lessons and a slew of harassment and death threats began. Her story was covered by PBS Wisconsin Education and NBC News.

https://pbswisconsineducation.org/akateacher/talking-about-race/

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/how-one-teacher-s-black-lives-matter-lesson-divided-small-n1244566

Vermont Movement News vol 3 Episode 1 – An interview with Brian McCrae

In this episode we will be interviewing Brian McCrae, a
teacher of photography, video production, and graphic design teacher at North Country Union High School in Newport Vermont up near the canadian border. Vermont has a reputation for liberalism and progressive values, however it has not been immune against the far-right’s crusade against anti-racist values and tolerance.