6/27/2012 Listening Lounge

 

Governing the Occupation by Frances Harlow
With a 24-year-old USM student as our guide, we learn about Occupy Maine's encampment in Lincoln Park and its accompanying infrastructure. Like many of the solidarity demonstrations across the nation and globe, Occupy Maine governs by consensus, meaning that everyone has to agree on every decision. Obviously, this is a slow process.

To Dream an Anarchist's Dream by Mary Rose Madden
In this story, we hear the hopes and aspirations of one Maryland anarchist group: to open a shop where everything is totally free. The Baltimore Freestore is based on the radical idea that we can live in a free society, if we come together as one community. Despite some ideological struggles, the Freestore has been a great success. As we'll hear, it takes a lot of work to live out the Freestore's philosophy - though it may fail by anarchism's standards.

Teenage Anarchist from City High Radio
A youth produced piece from City High School in Tucson, AZ. Sixteen-year-old Yusi became an anarchist earlier this year, and it's changed more than just his fashion. Yusi interviews his parents and his little brother to see what they think of his transformation. City High Radio is dedicated to telling real stories about things that matter to teenagers.

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