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Episode 26: Troy Davis, Occupy Wall Street and EmpowerDC

On this episode of Horizontal Power Hour, your hosts Mariama Eversley and Paul
will feature a remembrance of Troy Davis in his own words, and a letter from an anonymous anarchist blogger reflecting on his murder.  Then we feature a report from Paul on the Occupy Wall St protests in NYC, focusing on personal narratives from the first day of occupation.  We will also hear a special report from satellite Committee members Yael Chanoff and Diego Glusberg, who documented the occupation of San Francisco’s financial district.  Finally, Mariama presents a follow-up interview with Liane Scott from Empower DC, a social justice organization in Washington DC, discussing their new Grassroots Media Project. As usual, an excellent mixture of radical music and action news from around the world awaits.  Original air-date: 9-27-11

Episode 26

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Episode 11: EmpowerDC

This episode, hosted by Meggie McGuire and Mariama Eversley, features an interview with Pariza Nourozi , executive director of EmpowerDC, a community-based non-profit organization which aims to empower low-income residents specifically in relation to child-care, education and housing struggles. The episode also includes our regularly featured action news from around the world, a segment of readings in honor of Black History Month, a live poem by collective member Nick Petrie entitled “Love Letter to Capitalism” and a special live musical performance by the Middletown-based Spooky Band. (Interview only) Original air-date: 2-22-11

Episode 11