Archives for RadioActive

RadioActive 07/20/06

Hosts: Meredith DeFrancesco and Amy Browne
Topic: Maine Social Forum, July 28th-30th, 2006 in Lewiston, Maine
Guest: Ryan Conrad, one the the MSF organizers

RadioActive 07/13/06

Producers and Hosts: Meredith DeFrancesco and Amy Browne
Topic: Kick off of the local rolling fast for peace; Eastern Maine Medical Center nurses rally for union

RadioActive 07/06/06

Producers/Hosts: Amy Browne and Meredith DeFrancesco

Topic: A tour of the Great Pond Mountain Wildlands in Orland Maine, with Cheri Domina Administrative Director of the Great Pond Mtn. Conservation Trust; Joe Fisher, WERU volunteer and organic farmer; and Amy Browne of WERU

RadioActive 06/29/06

Hosts: Meredith DeFrancesco and Amy Browne

WERU RadioActive Special 06/29/06

Producer: Meredith DeFrancesco

Topic: El Salvador gold mining

RadioActive Special: Gold Mining in El Salvador 6/29/06

Producer/host: Meredith DeFrancesco

WERU RadioActive Special, “Resisting the Green Scare”

Ray Luc Levasseur and Connor Cash speaking at “Resisting the Green Scare” event in Portland, Maine, June 10, 2006

Recorded by Carolyn Coe, produced by Amy Browne

While some may be intimidated by the government’s “green scare” tactics, others have mobilized in solidarity and mutual aid. The weekend of June 10th and 11th saw events in southern, midcoast and downeast Maine, as well as around the country, that focused on knowing and protecting civil rights.
In Portland Maine, at an event called “Resisting the Green Scare”, Ray Luc Levasseur, a former U.S. political prisoner from Maine who spent 20 years in prison and a decade prior to that underground, and Connor Cash, a Long Island based activist who successfully beat federal charges for alleged Earth Liberation Front (ELF) arsons, spoke about their experiences. A note to listeners: The “Mr Worden?? you will hear the speakers refer to, is local civil rights attorney Phil Worden.

RadioActive 06/22/06

Hosts: Amy Browne and Meredith DeFrancesco
Topics: Upcoming Peace Conference at UMO; a report back from the “Resisting Atlantica” conference; a low-power FM action alert from Prometheus Radio
What is the focus of this year’s peace conference?
Why resist “Atlantica”?
What do the radio activists at Prometheus think would be the impact of a bill that’s currently being discussed by the Senate?