Radical People

Radical People

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22. You Shall Not Pass, Gas
Oct 4 • 55 min
In this episode Eamon chats with Chief Dsta’hyl of the Likhtsamisyu clan about their struggle against Coastal Gas Link; a pipeline that will carry gas and possibly tar sands across their unceded land from Alberta to the coast of British Columbia for…
21. Treesitter 1, Treesitter 2
Sep 13 • 50 min
In this episode, Eamon talks with Rhubarb about the ongoing campaign to stop the Mountain Valley Pipeline from being constructed across West Virginia and Virginia. Right now, Rhubarb is sitting in one of the two trees that comprise the Yellow Finch Tree…
20. Yellow Finch Road
Aug 2 • 52 min
In this episode of Radical People, Eamon talks with Dusty who is currently in a tree sit blocking the path of construction of the Mountain Valley Pipeline in Virginia. Of late, there have been arrests on the ground, and the don’t know if the near year…
19. Ladder Climber
Jul 12 • 34 min
In this episode Eamon speaks with Hi Wire from the Mattole Forest defense campaign to get an update on everything that is currently happening to protect the ancient forest in a short window of time until Humboldt Redwood Company’s permit to cut expires.…
18. Let Me Run This Bayou
Jun 14 • 36 min
In this episode, Eamon continues his series of conversations with indigenous women who are leading resistance to pipeline infrastructure by speaking with Cherri Foytlin about how the residents of Louisiana fought and continue to fight against the Bayou…
17. Enbridge to Nowhere
Mar 7 • 35 min
In this episode, Eamon speaks with MKoontz about their resistance to the tar sand pipeline, Line 3, that Enbridge is trying to build from Alberta to Superior, Wisconsin. Show Notes: Stop Line 3 Website: https://www.stopline3.org/ A link from Unicorn Riot…
16. Unceded
Feb 1 • 47 min
In this episode, Eamon talks to Delee from the Gidumt’en Camp about resistance to the oil and gas industry that seeks to run pipelines across their unceded territory. Recently, the RCMP raided one of their road checkpoints, bulldozed their structures and…
15. Guy In The Sky
Nov 21, 2018 • 37 min
In this episode, Eamon talks to MJ about an action at a waste water injection site that took place in 2013. A crew of Earth Firsters rigged a monopod inside a pump station in Ohio where fracking backwater was stored underground. All went well, until it…
14. Twenty Year Timber Wars
Aug 10, 2018 • 53 min
For twenty years direct action has been the tactic of choice for small bands of forest defenders in Humboldt County’s Mattole forest. In this episode of Radical People, High Wire gives a glimpse into what has gone down on the ground away from the eyes of…
13. Extraction Distraction
Aug 3, 2018 • 38 min
For twenty years forest defenders have used direct action to prevent logging in the Mattole forest in northern California. In July of 2018, the most recent blockade was dismantled by HRC security. In this episode of Radical People, Eamon talks to…
12. My Hearts Home
Jul 16, 2018 • 45 min
For twenty years, people have engaged in direct action in order to protect the Mattole forest in northern California from being logged. In this episode of Radical People, Eamon talks with Sweet Pea who has spent a significant amount of time as part of the…
EF! and AIM Shutdown ICE Columbus!
Jul 9, 2018 • 8 min
Breaking event right now - Monday July 9, 2018, - as members of Earth First! and the American Indian Movement blockade an ICE facility in Columbus, Ohio with demands that ICE be shut down and the families they have detained, released and reunited.
11. Bad Luck, Worse Luck
May 4, 2018 • 60 min
In this Episode of Radical People Eamon talks with Caleb about his time as an international volunteer fighting alongside the Kurds of Rojava against ISIS in northern Syria. Caleb was shot in the leg and had to return home before he intended, which may…
10.Falafel With Hezbollah
Mar 30, 2018 • 54 min
In this episode of Radical People Eamon talks with Hanna, who served two tours as an international volunteer in Rojava with the all woman fighting force, the YPJ. Hanna is featured in the film “Fear Us Women” viewable here: https://fearuswomen.com/ This…
9. Hold My Beer
Feb 23, 2018 • 52 min
In this episode, Eamon speaks with Marcus, an American man who travelled to Syria to fight as an international member of the Kurdish YPG. Marcus explains his motivation for going, and what the several month experience was like, from the boredom to the…
8. Charlie FoxTrot
Jan 30, 2018 • 44 min
In this episode, Eamon speaks with Charlie, a young man from Britain who travelled to Syria to fight with the Kurds against ISIS in Raqqa. Show Notes: Articles on the Kurdish political experiment in Syria:…
7. High Seas High Jinks
Jan 10, 2018 • 42 min
In this episode of Radical People, Eamon speaks with his friend High Jinks, who has spent the past few years learning how to sail. Since learning this skill from various anarchist sailors, she began to work with a group called Women on Waves, whose goal…
6. Under the Bridge
Nov 21, 2017 • 56 min
In this episode of Radical People, Eamon talks with “Malcom,” who was one of the thirteen people who repelled off of the St. John’s Bridge in Portland, Oregon in order to blockade the icebreaker ship, the Fennica back in 2015. This was an effort to keep…
5. No Place Like Oklahoma
Sep 29, 2017 • 39 min
In this episode of Radical People, Eamon talks to his friend Sycamore about an action that was attempted back in 2013 in Cushing, Oklahoma, but that was ultimately foiled by someone who informed the police of the plan ahead of time. It is later discovered…
4. Have a Nice Day
Sep 7, 2017 • 32 min
In this episode of Radical People, Eamon talks with “Brandon” who was an organizer with Tar Sands Blockade in Texas back in 2012-2013. Brandon tells a story about a day when everything went right. Strangely, everything played out perfectly. The action was…
3. Lock Down Bling
Aug 19, 2017 • 37 min
In this episode, Eamon talks with “Brady” about time she spent in the Two Rivers Camp in West Texas fighting against the construction of the Trans Pecos Pipeline. Show Notes: Here are some links to media concerning the Trans Pecos Pipeline and those who…
2. Meat Anchors
Aug 1, 2017 • 45 min
In this episode of Radical People Eamon talks with Ben about some of his time working with the Cascadia Forest Defenders out of Eugene, Oregon as they attempted to protect the Elliott State Forest. Ben shares two stories, one rather humorous, the second a…
1. Cupcake
Jul 26, 2017 • 51 min
This is the first episode of the podcast, Radical People, a show dedicated to hearing behind the scenes stories from people who engage in various forms of direct action. In this episode, “Sarah” talks with show host Eamon about an action they were both…