A Murder in Austin, w/ Anti-Police Brutality organizer Debbie Russell

We’re Back!  Lots of has been happening while we’ve been in break, so we start August atxby talking with veteran Austin community organizer, anti-police brutality advocate and Austin Legal Guild volunteer Debbie Russell (@Debmocracy) about the murder of Garrett Foster this past week, killed by a right-wing agitator who was driving his car into the crowd of peaceful protestors.

Listen here: bit.ly/ATXprotestGandR

Racial Violence, the Camp Logan Mutiny, and Confederate Monuments w/ Professor Clayton Lust

Green & Red Podcast celebrates its 30th episode with our special guest, esteemed scholar and friend Professor Clayton Lust (@ClaytonLust) from Houston Community Collegconfederatee and Lone Star College, who has studied and written extensively about the Camp Logan Mutiny, a vital important yet unfortunately lesser-known historical episode where Houston Police and African American soldiers had a violent racial conflict in Houston in 1917. Given current political conditions and a rising awareness of Black history and Black interactions with police, the events at Camp Logan offer great insight into the history of policing among African Americans.

Radical Seattle w/ Historian Cal Winslow

In our latest episode, Bob and Scott talk with historian Cal Winslow about the Seattle general strike of 1919. Labor actions and protests rad seattleare happening across the country and we take this moment to look back on one of the most important strikes in the 20th century. We discuss economic and social factors that set the stage for the strike, how the strike committee ran the city during the shutdown, the global backdrop and backlash.

Listen here: bit.ly/RadSeaGandR

The End of the Age of Plastic with Stiv Wilson

In our latest episode, we talk with activist and filmmaker Stiv Wilson (@AgentStiv) from the Peak Plastic Foundation (@peakplastic) about the new film “The Story of Plastic.” We discuss the staggering problem of plastic pollution in our oceans and our communities. We also discuss how “the end of this story is just the beginning” as people around the world are now acting to break free from plastic.

COVID19 vs. Reopening the Economy; Politics and the Pandemic w/ Prof. Sarah Koster

In our latest episode, Bob (@bobbuzzanco) and Scott (@sparki1969) get a return visit from Prof. Sarah Koster (@NotSoNormalNaCl) to discuss the recent spike in COVID19 infections. There are now over 2 million cases in the U.S. with the number of deaths at well over 119,000. Furthermore, Harvard University is now predicting that the number could almost double by the end of September. We discuss how political institutions, led by #BunkerBoy, continue to fail us in virus response, the racialization of the infection rate, and how to be “COVID19 responsible” when out in the streets during the current uprising against police violence.

Viet-Black Solidarity in a Time of Crisis with Professor Thao Ha

In this episode, we talked with Professor Thao Ha (@ThaoHaPhD)– Vietnamese refugee, esteemed scholar, and producer of a documentary on  Vietnamese-KKK conflict in Texas, “Seadrift.”  We had a fascinating  conversation about immigrant groups in the U.S., Solidarity during the  current rebellions, Vietnamese views on the Black community, the role of younger  Vietnamese in changing politics, and the future of Vietnamese-American  politics.

Demystifying Antifa with author Shane Burley

In our latest episode, the Green and Red Podcast crew talks with author and journalist Shane Burley (@Shane_Burley1) about antifascism and the targeting of antifa by the Trump administration in the midst of the rebellion against police violence currently sweeping the US. We get into lots of good discussion about about Antifa, anarchism, mutual aid, and what the fascists are up to.