Paul and Abe Bobman host the show, which will feature our regular action news round-up, a report on the recent Pelican Bay Prison hunger strike including a broadcast from political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal, a reading of a communiqué from the anti-capitalist initiative Bay of Rage distributed at a prison abolition and anti-austerity action in Oakland and an interview with Chris Heneghan, co-founder of the Windham Harm Reduction Coalition, a non-profit organization in Willimantic, CT whose mission is to make a difference in the lives of injection drug users, commercial sex workers, their families and their partners by offering compressive harm reduction services in accordance with the principals of harm reduction. Original air date: 7-26-2011.
This episode of Horizontal Power Hour focuses on summer readings. You’ll hear collective members Kevin Hayes, Mica Taliaferro, Abe Bobman, Yael Chanoff, and Diego Glusberg read excerpts from some books that they’d like to share with you, as well as two book reviews from Mica Taliaferro. Readings include Thoreau, a book about theater created about exonerated death row members, Mumia Abu Jamal, Inga Muscio, Jeanette Winterson, and Ursula K. Le Guin. As always, there will be action news and some music. Original air date: 7-12-2011