Wyoming blogger Lindsey Hanlon joins Matt to discuss the January 4 pro-covid (anti-health measure) demonstration in Cheyenne. Please support Lindsey's patreon at https://www.patreon.com/TheFeministLipstique and check out her other fantastic work @thefeministlipstique on Tik Tok and https://thefeministlipstique.com/.
The coal industry is kaput in Wyoming. When Lynne Huskinson got laid off after 39 years as a coal miner, she decided to run for state House of Representatives on one of the most progressive, honest-about-energy platforms in the Wyoming election of 2020. Here's her story.
We talk to U.S. House candidate and Northern Arapahoe activist Lynnette Grey Bull about political authenticity, discrimination against indigenous people during the pandemic, the transition from fossil fuels, and how the Wyoming Democratic Party can better fight for its federal candidates.
A story from Veronica's childhood explains why she's good at helping people through their belief crises. Our friend Tyler goes to a Trump rally in Cheyenne to ask people questions. Also: chicken coop repair and original music.
KC and Matt discuss the deeper meanings in Richard Stanley's 2019 adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft's The Color Out of Space.
Yana, Veronica and Matt discuss election politics, right-wing violence, and the importance of continued organizing. Stay safe and alert, folks!
Actor, horror aficionado and Nightmare Theater host Chip Chism's top five movies, Marx's spectre, monstrous meatloaf and zombie settler colonialism--and the comrades watch the horror classic Phantasm. Happy Halloween!
Bacon-wrapped Zombie Meatloaf Recipe here.
Listen to Red Power Hour on Zombies and Mad Max Buses here.
Listen to Red Nation Halloween Special here.
Zach, Don & Yana Win A Prize! Success & Failure in Intentional Communities (Solidarity Segments 10/20/20)
Yana Ludwig, Zach Rubin and Don Willis won the Communal Studies Association's Outstanding Article Award for 2020 for their research into success factors in communities. Zach and Yana discuss the history, successes, failures, and alternative ways of looking at community survival, longevity and ultimate "success" -- including a shout-out to the Paris Commune and Don. Our Solidarity House Halloween Special will drop on October 30--don't miss it!
The comrades play Space Cats Fight Fascism and interview game designer Brian Van Slyke of the Tesa Collective. Also: a discussion of Solidarity Collective's many home and land improvement projects.
Solidarity Segments: Black Communities, Settler- and Neo-Colonialism, and Election 2020 with Lawrence Grandpre
We talk elections 2020 as "a choice between settler colonialism and neo-colonialism," progressive gatekeeping, the reform-revolution dynamic and so much more with Lawrence Grandpre of Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle, a grassroots think-tank in Baltimore dedicated to transforming public policy to improve the conditions of Black people.
LBS and its publications: http://lbsbaltimore.com/publications/
In Search of Black Power Podcast: https://newtimbuktu.com/podcasts/