Building Bridges Radio: Your Community & Labor Report

Produced and Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash over WBAI,99.5FM in the NYC Metro Area


WORKERS OF THE WORLD TUNE IN! Introducing "Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report"

Our beat is the labor front, broadly defined, both geographically and conceptually. We examine the world of work and workers on the job as well as where they live. We examine the issues that affect their everyday lives, with a particular sensitivity towards human rights abuses, environmental concerns and the U.S. drive for global domination. We record their global struggles and provide analysis of their efforts to empower themselves and transform society to provide greater democratic, human, social, political and economic rights. Each program consists of feature stories, generally interviews, within a historical context, often accompanied by sound from demonstrations, rallies or conferences, and complemented and enhanced by poetry and instrumental or vocal -- people's culture.

Over the years Building Bridges has produced a weekly one hour program, Mondays from 7-8 PM EST, covering local, national and international labor and community issues over radio WBAI-Pacifica 99.5 FM in New York. We also produce half hour version, Building Bridges National, which is distribtued to over 40 broadcast and internet radio stations.

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Occupy Wall St. Stands With Indigenous Americans  

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“Un-Settling Occupation” OWS Stands With Indigenous Americans
Janice Richards, Oglala Sioux , activist and educator
Firewolf Nelson-Wong, Dine, AIM member and activist
Joseph, indigenous activist
Christopher Hedges, journalist, activist
Raymond Two Hawks, Narragansett Nation, Rhode Island

On the 121st anniversary of the massacre at Wounded Knee,
indigenous people connected the colonial occupation of Manhattan
to Occupy Wall Street - an occupation of already occupied land.
They gathered in order to initiate an open dialogue with OWS, to
raise local and national awareness of ongoing Native struggles,
and to recognize that the injustices and inequalities we currently
confront are the bricks and mortar of conquest and settler
colonialism. Un-settling “occupation” called upon OWS in its
yearnings to voice the experiences of the 99% to make space for
those most marginalized. As stated during the evening, let us
pass the mic, turn up the volume, listen to Native voices, and
break down the culture of domination – and find roads which we
can walk down together

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