7/5/2013 Catalyst: Politics and Culture

Playlist Tracks: 
Jimi Hendrix - Star Spangled Banner
Album: Best of Woodstock; Label: BMG
Utah Phillips - You cannot even passively participate
Album: Makign Speech Free; Label: PM Press recording
Karen Finley - It's My Body
Album: A Certain Level of Denial; Label: Ryko Voices
Lawrence Ferlinghetti - Dog (poem)
Album: Coney Island of the MInd; Label: Ryko Voices
Earl Robinson - We're Keeping Score in '44
Album: Little Red ox of Protest Songs; Label: Proper
Sweet Honey in the Rock - I'm Gonna Stand
Album: Breaths; Label: Flying Fish
Michael Franti & Spearhead - Yell Fire
Album: Yell Fire; Label: BopBro
Michael Cavlan - lifelong social justice activist and candidate for public office
Topics: Supreme Court's gutting of 1965 Voting Rights Act & undermining of democracy by a flawed U.S. election system
Mumia Abu-Jamal - disssident journalist and Pennsylania political prisoner
Topics: tells the story of the 3 civil rights workers murdered in 1964 while registering lack people in Mississippi to vote
Susu Jeffrey - Minneapolis activist-poet, reading her poem "God less America, ATM Inside"
Air Date: 
July 5, 2013

Catalyst: Politics and Culture Archives