We talk to Chesie Lee of the Riverton Peace Mission, an anti-colonialist community action center in central Wyoming, about efforts in 2021 and 2022 to demand accountability in the still unresolved 2019 police killing of Andy Antelope. Then a bunch of us get together to talk 2021 Wyoming politics--failing fascism, corrupt cops, attacks on librarians and more. PLEASE support the Riverton Peace Mission at this link. Lots of good Wyofile reporting discussed on this episode, check them out here. You can hear Matt and Jason discuss the "special" legislative session in November right here.
We got bunnies!!! Members of the commune discuss getting the rabbits, their role in the farm businesses, building a hutch, and other things about the land, life, and plans of Solidarity Collective. We've posted pictures of all the bunnies on our Facebook and Twitter pages! https://www.facebook.com/SolidarityHouseCooperative and @solidarityWY
Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant talks to Matt Stannard about beating the right-wing recall effort, the importance of Marxism and the role of electoral politics. Support the independent media work of Solidarity House at patreon.com/solidarityhouse. Kshama Sawant photo courtesy of Seattle City Council
The commune holds its fourth annual retreat (lol sorry haters we've made it four years), discusses the knapweed problem on the land, delivers the annual State of the Commune Report, and plays a game of politically conscious (if occasionally dirty) D&D.
Activist blogger Emma Jane talks about missing and murdered indigenous women and the upcoming debut of the Law Ain't Order Podcast. Aunty Fa and Matt discuss both the overwhelm and the empowerment of the commune. The commies play Cthulhu: Death May Die.
Solidarity Wyoming #28–The Not-So-Special Session (or, Wyoming GOP Wins Participation Trophy) (11/12/21)
We discuss the failed "Special Legislative Session" pushed by the far right legislators in Wyoming's GOP, and what that failure means for the power of the party's rightmost wing. Support us at patreon.com/solidarityhouse
Warning: Explicit language and graphic descriptions! It's our second annual Halloween special! Nightmare Theater writer and actor Chip Chism visits our haunted mansion to give his list of the weirdest horror movies. The corpsical comrades share their favorite North American folklore-based spectres and monsters. Angel talks about queerness in the movie Hellraiser. The skunk-ape picture is here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skunk_ape#/media/File:Myakka_ape_photograph.jpg -- Chip Chism's Nightmare Theater is here: https://www.wsre.org/productions/nightmare-theatre/ -- The trailer for Frankenstein's Bloody Nightmare can be seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D71Vlmj_M4o
How is Brecht's The Good Person of Szechwan like the movie Trading Places? Shawn, Alexis and Matt discuss the play, Bertolt Brecht's treatment of "crossdressing," and the impossibility of ethics under capitalism. Alexis also reads Brecht's short story "The Job." PLEASE support us at patreon.com/solidarityhouse.