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.

Vol 2 Ep 6 – The Spanish Civil War with Beth Foster

Volume 2 Episode 6 features an interview with Beth Foster regarding the experience of Americans who fought in the Spanish Civil War and the aftermath of their experience. Fascinating !

Spencer Sunshine talk on Antisemitism on the left 2010

VMN Vol 2 Episode 5 re-broadcasts Spencer Sunshines presentation at the 2010 ARA convention discussing antisemitism on the left. I believe this is well worthwhile listening to even though the sound quality is not the best.

What about the elections ? – A discussion with Shawn Pratt and Duane.

VMN discusses the elections and related topics with Shawn Pratt and Duane from New Hampshire. Podcast includes a wonderful track from ‘Grindwork Fresh’.

Inteview with Raymond Tee Tee Moore, Shawn Pratt and Daryl Lamont Jenkins

VMN Vol 2 Episode 3 features an interview with Raymond Tee Tee Moore from North Adams Ma, Shawn Pratt from Bennington VT and Daryl Lamont Jenkins of the One Peoples Project out of NJ. They discuss BLM and the many challenges and threats they have faced organizing for racial justice.

An interview with Eilís Ní Fhlannagáin

This episode features an interview with longtime activist Eilís Ní Fhlannagáin. She discusses activism in Ireland, strategies with regards to anarchism, the fight against bigotry and trans rights. This is a good discussion on tactics.

Vol 1 Episode 10 – Anti-Muslim speaker deplatformed twice and a right wing radio host fired.

Vol 1 Episode 10 features an interview with Asma Elhuni who was centrally involved in the deplatforming of anti-muslim speaker and author Robert Spencer from not one but 2 venues in New Hampshire. This campaign may also have cost a right wing radio host his job for his aggressive social media comments regarding this event.

ACAB or The Boston Police Riot at Straight Pride Hate Rally !

Volume 1 Episode 9 of VMN has interviews from the hostess, Medic Mom, the elderly medic who was attacked by the cops, ruckus and an anonymous medic who did his duties as a medic even while being held hostage by the police.

The episode wraps up with an interview with Alison from the Torproject discussing digital security for activists as some people had their cell phones stolen by untrustworthy individuals at the event.