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 The Final Straw 
 Gang-jacketing of radical doing anti-cop organizing
 Regular Show
 Savanah Thompson, Jeremy
 The Final Straw Radio  
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 Public Domain 
 Warning: Program may contain strong or potentially offensive language, including possible FCC violations.
from http://www.ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw/10/2012/alkqn-richmond-copwatch-gang-jacketing-of-radicals-doing-anti-cop-organizing

This weeks show features 2 interviews. The first is with Savanah, an anarchist working on solidarity with members of the North Carolina tribe of the Almighty Latin Kings & Queens Nation. ALKQN members are facing RICO charges in Federal Court. The trial begins October 22nd, 2012. More info can be found at http://alkqnsupport.com/

The second part of the show, we speak with Jeremy, an Anarchist who was invovled in copwatch in the South Barton Heights neighborhood in the north of Richmond, Virginia. Jeremy asserts that he faced increasing harassment and eventually imprisonment for being a vocal and visible proponent of holding cops accountable and spreading the practice of copwatching. For more about Richmond CopWatch, check out http://wingnutrva.org

The third part of the conversation will concern efforts by law enforcement at many levels to label political organizers as gang members, including those recently arrested in the San Francisco protest against Christopher Columbus Day, Jeremy and those doing support work with ALKQN.

Streaming thru 10/20/2012 at http://www.ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw

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01:11:37 English 2012-10-14
 Asheville, NC
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