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By Any Means Necessary
Cuba Shows What Quality Health Care Can Look Like

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 111:22


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Anthony Lane, a student organizer at Howard University to discuss demonstrations at Howard University protesting unsafe housing conditions and a lack of shared governance, the repression that students are facing from Howard University administration, and the lack of student representation on and accountability from the university board of trustees.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by journalist Spencer Snyder to discuss the financial interests that Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin hold that would happen to be affected by the reconciliation bill, the corporate media's lack of coverage on these financial interests, and its attacks and blame-shifting onto progressives.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by technologist Chris Garaffa, the editor of TechforthePeople.org to discuss Google's manipulation of the online advertising market, its partnership with Facebook to track the online activity of Apple users, and the new cold war drive behind the proposition of a national research cloud by big tech companies that would profit from that project.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Manolo De Los Santos, a member of the International People's Assembly, researcher for the Tri Continental Institute and co-editor of the new book “Comrade of the Revolution: Selected Speeches of Fidel Castro” which you can get at 1804books.com to discuss Cuba's success in vaccinating its population and contributing vaccines worldwide despite the US blockade, how the Cuban health care system has facilitated the proliferation of vaccines, the importance of internationalist perspectives in struggle against capitalism and imperialism, and impending protests in Cuba on the day Cuba is slated to open back up to tourism.

By Any Means Necessary
Google and Facebook Manipulate Ad Market

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 14:20


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by technologist Chris Garaffa, the editor of TechforthePeople.org to discuss Google's manipulation of the online advertising market, its partnership with Facebook to track the online activity of Apple users, and the new cold war drive behind the proposition of a national research cloud by big tech companies that would profit from that project.

By Any Means Necessary
Howard Students Fight For Safe Housing

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 17:44


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Anthony Lane, a student organizer at Howard University to discuss demonstrations at Howard University protesting unsafe housing conditions and a lack of shared governance, the repression that students are facing from Howard University administration, and the lack of student representation on and accountability from the university board of trustees.

By Any Means Necessary
Political Prisoners and the History of Black Resistance to Capitalism and Imperialism

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 112:32


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman discuss the right wing elements in the Democratic Party whittling down the budget reconciliation bill, Joe Biden's hiding behind Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema in the broader selling out of the working class be the Democratic Party, and its connections to issues like Striketober and impending evictions.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Dr. Mohammed Nurhussein, retired professor of Medicine at the State University of New York - Brooklyn and the Chairman of the United African Congress to discuss the recent coup in Sudan and the protests against it, the history proceeding and context surrounding civilian power and the current political situation, and how imperialist forces like AFRICOM and Saudi Arabia play into the military coup's survival.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Patricia Gorky, technology and security analyst to discuss revelations that Facebook failed to prevent human trafficking on its platforms, Facebook's impact on the mental health of children and its fueling of addcition to its platforms, and its maximization fo profit over wellbeing.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie discuss the freedom of Russell “Maroon” Shoatz and the contradictions of the existence of political prisoners in a country that claims to be free, how this fits into the history and current reality of Black resistance against capitalism and imperialism, the jailing of Black children in Tennessee by Judge Donna Scott Davenport on made-up charges, and a report detailing that White House and Congressional staff took part in meetings with organizers of the rally that resulted in the Capitol insurrection .

By Any Means Necessary
Sudan Resists Military Coup

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 18:07


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Dr. Mohammed Nurhussein, retired professor of Medicine at the State University of New York - Brooklyn and the Chairman of the United African Congress to discuss the recent coup in Sudan and the protests against it, the history proceeding and context surrounding civilian power and the current political situation, and how imperialist forces like AFRICOM and Saudi Arabia play into the military coup's survival.

Place to Be Nation Wrestling
NWA Saturday Special: Thunder Rosa gets her due, and Nick Aldis back in the ring

Place to Be Nation Wrestling

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2021 57:25


On this week's SS, Scott & The Doctor discuss this year's PWI Women's 150 and who #1 is, and where NWA alumnus Thunder Rosa placed! Then they recap this past week's Powerrrsurge, including matches announced for "By Any Means Necessary". So sit back with a Pumpkin Latte and enjoy the newest episode of the Saturday Special! Twitter: @scottcpodfather, @DrGPTB, @PTBNWrestling www.teepublic.com and type PTBW in the Search!

Just Pro Wrestling News
AEW World Title Eliminator, TBS Championship Tournament Matches On Special Saturday AEW Dynamite.

Just Pro Wrestling News

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2021 6:06


Listen and subscribe at www.JustProWrestlingNews.com I'm Matt Carlins and this is JUST Pro Wrestling News for Saturday, October 23, 2021. A special welcome to those of you listening on WrestleMap.com. If you want to bring our updates to your website...email us: desk@justprowrestlingnews.com. (STINGER: AEW) AEW's World Title Eliminator Tournament is underway. Two first round matches are set for a special Saturday Night Dynamite...LIVE from Orlando, Florida...starting at 8PM Eastern on TNT. Bryan Danielson vs. Dustin Rhodes...and Lance Archer vs. Eddie Kingston. The winners will meet in the tournament semifinals on next Friday's Rampage. On the other side of the bracket, Orange Cassidy is already through to the semifinals. He caught Powerhouse Hobbs in the Mouse Trap for the pin on Friday night's Rampage. Cassidy now awaits the winner of Jon Moxley vs. 10. That match is set for this coming Wednesday's Dynamite. The bracket for the TBS Championship Tournament was unveiled on Friday night's Rampage. It's a 12-woman field...with four of those women - Thunder Rosa, Jade Cargill, Nyla Rose and Kris Statlander - getting first round byes. The tournament begins on Saturday night's Dynamite...with Ruby Soho vs. Penelope Ford. The winner advances to face Statlander. Wednesday's Dynamite will have another first round match - which is a rematch between Serena Deeb and Hikaru Shida. That winner moves on to face Nyla Rose. The other two first round matches: The Bunny vs. Red Velvet...and Jamie Hayter vs. Anna Jay. Anna Jay lost via submission to AEW Women's Champ Dr. Britt Baker on Friday night's Rampage. Also on Saturday night's Dynamite… We're gonna get the third encounter between Cody Rhodes and Malakai Black. Cody attacked Black at the end of Friday night's Rampage. Black had just made an unexpected appearance after Pac used a rollup to pin Andrade El Idolo. Black attacked Pac before Cody intervened. Also just added to Saturday's Dynamite: Jungle Boy vs. Brandon Cutler. (STINGER: Impact) Impact Wrestling presents its Bound For Glory pay per view Saturday night...starting at 10PM Eastern...LIVE from Las Vegas. The card is headlined by two clashes of generations. Christian Cage defends the Impact World Championship in the main event against Josh Alexander. Knockouts Champ Deonna Purrazzo defends her title against Mickie James. The IInspiration - the former IIconics Cassie Lee & Jessie McKay - make their Impact debuts. They're challenging Decay's Rosemary & Havok for the Knockouts Tag Titles. Trey Miguel...Steve Maclin...and New Japan's El Phantasmo meet in a 3-Way for the vacant X-Division Championship. The Good Brothers defend the Impact Tag Titles in a 3-Way against FinJuice and Bullet Club's Chris Bey & Hikuleo. Plus... Violent By Design vs. Heath...and possibly Rhino? And the 20-person Call Your Shot Gauntlet..with the winner earning a title shot of their choosing. The Countdown To Bound For Glory pre-show starting at 9:30PM Eastern will see the crowning of Impact's first Digital Media Champion. It's a 6-Way: John Skyler vs. Crazzy Steve vs. Fallah Bahh vs. Jordynne Grace vs. Chelsea Green vs. Madison Rayne, who is subbing in for her pal Tenille Dashwood. (STINGER: WWE) WWE resolved the mess involving its top women's singles titles on Friday night's SmackDown. Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair simply swapped titles at the end of the show. Lynch now heads off to join the Raw roster as the Raw Women's Champion. Charlotte is now the SmackDown Women's Champ. Brock Lesnar showed up to go after Universal Champion Roman Reigns...and anyone who dared to get in his way. After the dust settled, Adam Pearce announced that Lesnar is suspended indefinitely. So, Lesnar came back out to give Pearce a pair of F5's. Also on Friday's SmackDown…Happy Corbin beat Intercontinental Champion Shinsuke Nakamura in a non-title match. (STINGER: New Japan) The full card for New Japan's next major show is now out. Power Struggle is coming up on Saturday, November 6th. Shingo Takagi will defend the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship against Zack Sabre Jr….and Hiroshi Tanahashi is set to put his IWGP United States Title on the line against KENTA. The official word from New Japan is that Kota Ibushi suffered a separated right shoulder during Thursday's G1 Climax Final. There's no timetable for his return. Tonight's New Japan Strong has a Texas Bullrope Match between Juice Robinson and Hikuleo. Plus, Will Ospreay and a mystery partner vs. Karl Fredericks & Clark Connors. The NWA returns to pay per view on Sunday...with its By Any Means Necessary. The NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion Trevor Murdoch and Nick Aldis TEAM UP to face Aldis' former mates Thom Lattimer & Chris Adonis. Plus, NWA Women's World Champion Kamille in a 2 Out Of 3 Falls Match against Kenzie Paige. That's JUST Pro Wrestling News for Saturday, October 23rd. Our next update comes your way MONDAY morning. Enjoy your weekend...and be sure to subscribe to this feed. We also thank you in advance for leaving a glowing rating or review.. I'm Matt Carlins. Thank YOU for listening. ~~~Full run down at www.justprowrestlingnews.com ~~~ • • • • • wwe #wrestling #prowrestling #smackdown #wwenetwork #wweraw #romanreigns #ajstyles #NXT #raw #njpw #wwenxt #SethRollins #TNA #johncena #RandyOrton #wrestlemania #ROH #WWF #summerslam #tripleh #aewdynamite #professionalwrestling #aew #allelitewrestling #aewontnt #DeanAmbrose #nxt #KevinOwens #wwesmackdown 

By Any Means Necessary
Worldwide Movements Stand Against Capitalism and Imperialism

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 114:42


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Greg Elich with the Solidarity Committee for Democracy and Peace in Korea to discuss half a million workers in South Korea participating in a general strike, the labor conditions, lack of protections, and lack of work in the country that precipitated the strike, and the dominance of neoliberal austerity in South Korea and the role the US has played and continues to play in the shaping of South Korean society.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Libre X Sankara, poet, cultural worker,educator and organizer with the Troika Kollective to discuss rolling blackouts and power outages and protests in Puerto Rico against Luma Energy, the private company tasked with distributing electricity, Luma's attempts to maximize its profit from the electric grid and outsource labor to maintain it despite its failures, the colonial history and conditions that have proceeded and contribute to the current situation, and how the unelected fiscal control board instituted in 2016 plays into the privatization of infrastructure in Puerto Rico and continues the colonial relationship the island has with the US.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Nate Wallace, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the 1994 documentary “Hoop Dreams,” which highlights the realities of youth basketball and its impacts on children attempting to play professionally, the auction-block dynamic on Black athletes that pervades professional sports and starts early in athletes' careers, the commodification of education and its use a carrot to reward reliable athlete compliance, and Jon Gruden's whitening of the Oakland Raiders and issues of race in the NFL.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Eugene Puryear, host of the Punch Out podcast on Breakthrough News and author of the book Shackled and Chained: Mass Incarceration in Capitalist America to discuss the distortion of the conflict in Ethiopia by the corporate media and the Tigray Patriotic Liberation Front's brutal collaborationist history, how the conflict plays into the US imperialist project in Africa, the liberal, identitarian, and individualist character of “lived experience” and its use to advance imperialist projects, and how HBCUs simultaneously uses student organizing to promote itself while cracking down on student activists.

By Any Means Necessary
Daniel Hale Subjected to Solitary Confinement For Telling The Truth

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 113:38


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Dr. Margaret Flowers, Co-Founder of Popular Resistance Director of the Health Over Profit for Everyone Campaign to discuss health insurance companies ending out of pocket cost waivers for people treated by COVID-19 in the middle of the pandemic, how this might exacerbate the pandemic as we head into the winter and other rollbacks on public health measures under the Biden administration, and the importance of an organized effort to fight for the interests of people who need medical access instead of believing the lip service of politicians.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by John Kiriakou, Sputnik News correspondent to discuss Daniel Hale's absurd incarceration in a maximum security facility despite a suggestion to send him to a low-security prison that would have provided mental health treatment to him, the deeply isolating nature of the facility where Hale will be incarcerated, and the weaponization and inhumanity of solitary confinement, and the bipartisan nature of cracking down on whistleblowers.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Brian Mier, co-editor of Brasil Wire and author of Year of Lead: Washington, Wall Street and the New Imperialism in Brazil to discuss a recent report detailing the severe malpractice and mismanagement of the COVID-19 pandemic by the government of Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil, what political implications this may have on Bolsonaro's support going into the next presidential election, and the killing of Leuvis Manuel Olivero.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Richard Becker, author of “Palestine, Israel and the U.S. Empire” to discuss the anniversary of the assassination of Muammar Gaddafi and the toppling of his government in Libya, why Libya posed a threat to US imperialism and the demonization of Gaddafi in the run up to the war, the history of NATO and its role as the enforcer of imperialism, and hunger strikes in protest of mass incarceration in Palestine.

By Any Means Necessary
Colin Powell, Barack Obama, and the Need for Black Liberation Politics

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 113:59


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Alivia Duncan, a senior at Clark Atlanta University to discuss the struggle for safe housing and shared governance at Atlanta University Center HBCUs, including Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Spelman College, and Morris Brown College, the paternalistic behavior of university administration toward students, the repression and division tactics employed by the AUC, and the need for investment in HBCUs in light of Joe Biden's cuts to HBCU funding in the reconciliation bill. In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Alivia Duncan, a senior at Clark Atlanta University to discuss the struggles women are facing in Afghanistan in the aftermath of the Taliban takeover as a result of sanctions, the reality of women's rights under the US occupation, and the US military's ongoing desire to dominate the Middle East and south Asia through crippling economic sanctions.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Karleigh Webb, an athlete, activist, journalist, socialist, contributor to @Outsports and host of the TransSporter Room to discuss the planned walkout of employees at Netflix in response to the Dave Chappelle stand-up special that featured transphobic comments, Chapelle's attempt to turn the LGBTQ and Black communities against each other despite the intersections in identity that Black LGBTQ people experience, and the Texas state government's barring of transgender students from participating on sports teams that align with their gender.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Danny Haiphong, Contributing Editor of Black Agenda Report, Co-Host of The Left Lens, and co-author of “American Exceptionalism and American Innocence: A People's History of Fake News―From the Revolutionary War to the War on Terror” and Margaret Kimberley, editor and senior columnist at Black Agenda Report and author of the book "Prejudential: Black America and the Presidents" to discuss the death of Colin Powell and his celebration despite his war crimes, the anniversary of the assassination of Muammar Gaddafi and Barack Obama's role in unleashing instability and war onto Libya, the collapse of Black politics into Black faces in high places, the opportunity to rekindle a fighting spirit in a mass progressive movement for the reconciliation bill and real reforms to help working ans poor people, and the ruling class' intensifying demonization of alternatives to capitalism.

By Any Means Necessary
The Life, Death, Lies, and Crimes of Colin Powell

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 114:10


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by David Swanson, activist, journalist, radio host, Executive Director of World Beyond War and author of the new book “Leaving World War II Behind” to discuss the legacy and whitewashing of the record of war criminal Colin Powell, Powell's lies that led the US into war with Iraq, the propaganda accomplishment that must precede war and that did precede the war against Iraq, and the ruling class unity in support of war.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Mahjoub Maliha, head of of external relations for CODESA, the Collective of Saharawi Human Rights Defenders in Western Sahara to discuss the history and current reality of the struggle for independence in Western Sahara, the repression of human rights defenders and organizers by the Kingdom of Morocco, and the interests Morocco has in maintaining its colonial domination over the Western Sahara.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by technologist Chris Garaffa, the editor of TechforthePeople.org to discuss a bill that threatens to gut Section 230, which protects speech on the internet, the politics of algorithms, Bitcoin mining causing electricity rates to rise and other environmental impacts of cryptocurrency, and the absurd call for prosecution of journalists who found a security flaw in the website of the Missouri Department of Education.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Ted Rall, award-winning editorial cartoonist and columnist, and author of the graphic novel, "The Stringer," to discuss the life, death, lies, and crimes of Colin Powell and the media's role in propagating his lies and promoting war, the use of propaganda to brainwash people in the US and whitewash its imperialist crimes, and the infantilization in American culture.

By Any Means Necessary
Facebook's Misleading Internet Regulation Push

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 18:56


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by technologist Chris Garaffa, the editor of TechforthePeople.org to discuss a bill that threatens to gut Section 230, which protects speech on the internet, the politics of algorithms, Bitcoin mining causing electricity rates to rise and other environmental impacts of cryptocurrency, and the absurd call for prosecution of journalists who found a security flaw in the website of the Missouri Department of Education.

By Any Means Necessary
Africa's Last (Formal) Colony

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 17:06


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Mahjoub Maliha, head of of external relations for CODESA, the Collective of Saharawi Human Rights Defenders in Western Sahara to discuss the history and current reality of the struggle for independence in Western Sahara, the repression of human rights defenders and organizers by the Kingdom of Morocco, and the interests Morocco has in maintaining its colonial domination over the Western Sahara.

Just Pro Wrestling News
WWE NXT Preview. Stipulation Added To Halloween Havoc Match.

Just Pro Wrestling News

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 5:05


Listen and subscribe at www.JustProWrestlingNews.com I'm Matt Carlins and this is JUST Pro Wrestling News for Tuesday, October 19, 2021. A special welcome to those of you listening on OccupyProWrestling.com. If you want to bring our updates to your website...email us: desk@justprowrestlingnews.com. (STINGER: WWE) NXT Champion Tommaso Ciampa and his title challenger a week from today Bron Breakker will team up on tonight's NXT...as they take on the Grizzled Young Veterans. The NXT Women's Tag Team Title match on next week's Halloween Havoc special will be Spin The Wheel Make The Deal. Io Shirai & Zoey Stark will defend in a 3-Way against Indi Hartwell & Persia Pirotta and Toxic Attraction's Gigi Dolin & Jacy Jayne. BUT before next week, there is a 3-Way match set for tonight involving one member of each team. The winner tonight gets to be the one to actually spin the wheel next week. Also announced for tonight's NXT: Odyssey Jones vs. Andre Chase. Doudrop is heading to Crown Jewel...and the final of the Queen's Crown tournament. Doudrop upset Shayna Baszler on last night's Raw. She was able to roll up and pin Baszler despite being locked in the Kirifuda Clutch. Xavier Woods is one win away from realizing his dream of becoming King Of The Ring. Woods beat Jinder Mahal on last night's Raw. He'll meet Finn Balor in the final at Crown Jewel. Balor beat Mace last night. Ahead of their title clash at Crown Jewel, WWE Champion Big E & Drew McIntyre beat Dolph Ziggler & Robert Roode. Austin Theory beat Jeff Hardy, but Hardy got the better of Theory after the match. Mansoor beat Cedric Alexander. Charlotte Flair's Raw Women's Title defense against Bianca Belair ended in a disqualification after Charlotte hit Bianca with a steel chair. A non-title match between the Raw Tag Champs Randy Orton & Riddle and the Street Profits also ended in a DQ after AJ Styles & Omos attacked both teams. (STINGER: AEW) Tonight's AEW Dark has Frankie Kazarian vs. Aaron Solo. Dark Order's Stu Grayson, Colt Cabana, Alan “5” Angels & 10 vs. 2.0, Daniel Garcia & Serpentico PLUS, Diamante, Nyla Rose & Emi Sakura vs. Kris Statlander, Thunder Rosa & Red Velvet Diamante, Sakura & Rose were victorious on last night's Dark: Elevation. They beat Velvet, KiLynn King & Ryo Mizunami. Rose pinned King with the Beast Bomb. Kenny Omega will defend his AAA Mega Championship against Hijo Del Vikingo. AAA announced on Monday that the match will happen at its show on December 4th. Also announced for the show...former UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez returns to a pro wrestling ring. Valasquez will tag up with Psycho Clown & Pagano to take on Black Taurus, Rey Escorpion & a mystery opponent. (STINGER: New Japan) For the fourth straight year, Kota Ibushi will be in New Japan's G1 Climax final...and he'll be looking to win the tournament for the third straight year. Ibushi beat KENTA on the final day of matches in the A Block on Monday. The other two contenders in the A Block were eliminated earlier in the show. Zack Sabre Jr. was upset by Tanga Loa...and IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Shingo Takagi fought to a double countout with Yujiro Takahashi. The winner of the B Block will be decided on Wednesday...when the undefeated Jeff Cobb faces Kazuchika Okada. The tournament final will be held on Thursday. Billy Corgan is set to appear on tonight's NWA Powerrr Surge...and make an announcement regarding the next NWA pay per view By Any Means Necessary...coming up on Sunday. Also announced for tonight: Thom Lattimer vs. Tim Storm. (STINGER: ROH) Dragon Lee & Kenny King are still the Ring Of Honor Tag Team Champions. They beat the Soldiers Of Savagery to retain the titles on this past weekend's ROH TV. Also, The Foundation's Jay Lethal, Jonathan Gresham, Rhett Titus & HOT SAUCE Tracy Williams beat Eli Isom, Joe Keys, Taylor Rust & World Famous CB That's JUST Pro Wrestling News for Tuesday, October 19th. Our next update comes your way tomorrow morning, so be sure to subscribe to this feed. We also thank you in advance for leaving a glowing rating or review.. I'm Matt Carlins. Thank YOU for listening. ~~~Full run down at www.justprowrestlingnews.com ~~~ • • • • • wwe #wrestling #prowrestling #smackdown #wwenetwork #wweraw #romanreigns #ajstyles #NXT #raw #njpw #wwenxt #SethRollins #TNA #johncena #RandyOrton #wrestlemania #ROH #WWF #summerslam #tripleh #aewdynamite #professionalwrestling #aew #allelitewrestling #aewontnt #DeanAmbrose #nxt #KevinOwens #wwesmackdown 

By Any Means Necessary
The Weaponization of Memory: From Colin Powell to Critical Race Theory

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 113:51


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Marshall Eddie Conway, former Black Panther, political prisoner, and Executive Producer of The Real News Network to discuss the anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense, the importance of the Panthers' internationalist politics to its broader political orientation, and the Panthers' place in a long history of resistance for Black people.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Frederick Mills, Professor of Philosophy at Bowie State University and Co-Director of the Council on Hemispheric Affairs to discuss the illegal extradition of Alex Saab, a Venezuelan official, to the United States, how this fits into the US economic war on Venezuela, the state of the opposition and Juan Guaido, and resistance against Monroeism.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Jia Hong from Nodutdol for Korean Community Development to discuss the Korean Netflix show Squid Game and its reflection of the history and society of the South Korea, the show's allusion to concentration camps and their historical use in the South Korea, the exploitation and discrimination defectors from the North Korea face in the South Korea, the superexploitation of migrant workers, and the reality behind the myth of South Korea as a shining bastion of democracy and capitalism.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Dr. Gerald Horne, Moores Professor of History and African American Studies at the University of Houston, and author many books including “The Dawning of the Apocalypse: The Roots of Slavery, White Supremacy, Settler Colonialism, and Capitalism in the Long Sixteenth Century” and most recently “The Bittersweet Science: Racism, Racketeering , and the Political Economy of Boxing” to discuss the death of Colin Powell and the disparsate treatment of Black immigrants and descendants of slaves in the Untied States that it exposes, the weaponization of memory and its manifestation as attacks on so-called critical race theory and its attempt to preserve the American foundation myths, how the US attempts to decouple the American economy from China has contributed to the supply chain and inflation crises, and US efforts to spread disinformation about China's involvement on the African continent.

By Any Means Necessary
The Internationalist Legacy of the Black Panthers

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 17:58


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Marshall Eddie Conway, former Black Panther, political prisoner, and Executive Producer of The Real News Network to discuss the anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense, the importance of the Panthers' internationalist politics to its broader political orientation, and the Panthers' place in a long history of resistance for Black people.

By Any Means Necessary
Alex Saab Extradited in Latest Attack on Venezuelan Sovereignty

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 18:04


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Frederick Mills, Professor of Philosophy at Bowie State University and Co-Director of the Council on Hemispheric Affairs to discuss the illegal extradition of Alex Saab, a Venezuelan official, to the United States, how this fits into the US economic war on Venezuela, the state of the opposition and Juan Guaido, and resistance against Monroeism.

By Any Means Necessary
Squid Game Shines A Light on South Korean Capitalism

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 21:20


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Jia Hong from Nodutdol for Korean Community Development to discuss the Korean Netflix show Squid Game and its reflection of the history and society of the South Korea, the show's allusion to concentration camps and their historical use in the South Korea, the exploitation and discrimination defectors from the North Korea face in the South Korea, the superexploitation of migrant workers, and the reality behind the myth of South Korea as a shining bastion of democracy and capitalism.

Redspin Sports
Redspin Report with Justin Williams: Misogyny and Racism in America's Pastimes

Redspin Sports

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2021 23:20


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Justin Williams, co-host of Redspin Sports to discuss the resignation of Las Vegas Raiders coach Jon Gruden and the fallout of the investigation into the Washington Football Team, what remains to be revealed in the thousands of emails that have not been released, the vindication of Colin Kaepernick's criticism of the NFL's culture around race, the over-the-top jingoism and support for imperialism in sports, and Major League Baseball's insistence on spotlighting white players over players of color.Recorded and aired on Friday, October 15th, 2021 in Washington, DC.If you enjoy Redspin Sports, please consider supporting our work on Patreon so we can produce more of it. The editing, equipment, podcast hosting, and other costs are the biggest barriers in the way of being able to churn out more content on a consistent basis.https://www.patreon.com/redspinsportsFollow us on Twitter:@RedspinSports (Twitter and IG)@JuiceTinTweets (Justin Williams)@Nate6Wallace (Nathaniel Wallace)@BrotherFlourish (Michael Sampson)https://www.facebook.com/RedspinSport...Checkout Redspin Sports on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and iHeart Radio."By Any Means Necessary" airs on the radio in Washington DC and Kansas City, and streams worldwide every weekday afternoon from 2-4 pm EST.@SeanBlackmon9 (Twitter)@LuqmanNation1 (Twitter)@BAMNecessary (Twitter)

By Any Means Necessary
Bosses' Worst Nightmares Realized As Striketober Continues Nationwide

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 113:39


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Kevin Bradshaw, Vice President of Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM) Local 252G in Memphis, Tennessee to discuss the Kellogg's strike and the corporate greed that sparked the strike, the conditions that Kellogg's workers faced as the company has raked in record profits during the pandemic, and the heightened importance of union membership amid the resurgence of workers struggles in different industries and places.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Rania Khalek, journalist with Breakthrough News and co-host of the Unauthorized Disclosure podcast to discuss the recent violence in Beirut sparked by US-supported and Saudi-funded right-wing Lebanese Forces who opened fire on an unarmed Hezbollah protest, the whitewashing of the conflict and the Lebanese Forces in the corporate media, the ever-present threat of sectarian violence built into the Lebanese political system, and the imperialist efforts to keep the Middle East weak.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Justin Williams, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the resignation of Las Vegas Raiders coach Jon Gruden and the fallout of the investigation into the Washington Football Team, what remains to be revealed in the thousands of emails that have not been released, the vindication of Colin Kaepernick's criticism of the NFL's culture around race, the over-the-top jingoism and support for imperialism in sports, and Major League Baseball's insistence on spotlighting white players over players of color.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Maximillian Alvarez, Editor in Chief of the Real News Network and and host of the podcast “Working People" to discuss the great resignation and the conditions exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic that have contributed to mass resignations and labor demonstrations, the baseless claims that the capitalist class has deployed in an effort to misdirect the blame for labor shortages, the record profits that companies are earning while trying to squeeze more production out of workers for little pay and benefits and raising prices on consumers, and how an organized working class movement can channel the energy of this moment.

By Any Means Necessary
Misogyny and Racism in America's Pastimes

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 23:20


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Justin Williams, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the resignation of Las Vegas Raiders coach Jon Gruden and the fallout of the investigation into the Washington Football Team, what remains to be revealed in the thousands of emails that have not been released, the vindication of Colin Kaepernick's criticism of the NFL's culture around race, the over-the-top jingoism and support for imperialism in sports, and Major League Baseball's insistence on spotlighting white players over players of color.

By Any Means Necessary
Kellogg's Workers Demand Equality and Better Working Conditions

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 15:12


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Kevin Bradshaw, Vice President of Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM) Local 252G in Memphis, Tennessee to discuss the Kellogg's strike and the corporate greed that sparked the strike, the conditions that Kellogg's workers faced as the company has raked in record profits during the pandemic, and the heightened importance of union membership amid the resurgence of workers struggles in different industries and places.

By Any Means Necessary
Media Misrepresents Attacks in Beirut

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 18:23


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Rania Khalek, journalist with Breakthrough News and co-host of the Unauthorized Disclosure podcast to discuss the recent violence in Beirut sparked by US-supported and Saudi-funded right-wing Lebanese Forces who opened fire on an unarmed Hezbollah protest, the whitewashing of the conflict and the Lebanese Forces in the corporate media, the ever-present threat of sectarian violence built into the Lebanese political system, and the imperialist efforts to keep the Middle East weak.

By Any Means Necessary
The Neoliberal Economy and Consumption as Politics

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 113:49


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Monica Cruz, labor reporter with BreakThrough News to discuss an international day of action led by employees of Phillip Morris, the importance of solidarity among international workers and the need to globalize resistance to exploitation, how the Phillip Morris action fits into the context of the rising tide of workers struggle in the US, and the connections between labor, class, and race and their importance in building a working class movement.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Celina Della Croce, Coordinator of Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research to discuss an upcoming anti-imperialist week of action focused on food sovereignty, the connections between food and imperialism, how food sovereignty presents a radical shift in thinking around food and community control over food.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Sohrob Aslamy, a doctoral candidate at Syracuse University in the department of Geography and the environment to discuss the economic crisis and hunger in Afghanistan, how the US invasion and the unofficial sanctions imposed by organizations like the World Bank have contributed to the crisis, the Taliban's inability to handle these issues, and the possibility of the rise of extremist groups like ISIS as a result of these unofficial sanctions.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Devyn Springer, cultural worker, host of the Groundings Podcast, and digital outreach coordinator at the Walter Rodney Foundation to discuss the emergence of both progressive and reactionary movements in the midst of major contradictions within the ruling class and intensifying crises of capitalism, the continued fallout from the Dave Chappelle special on Netflix and the false concern over cancel culture from the ruling class, and how capitalist culture and consumption informs politics.

By Any Means Necessary
A Path to Community Control Over Food

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 17:31


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Celina Della Croce, Coordinator of Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research to discuss an upcoming anti-imperialist week of action focused on food sovereignty, the connections between food and imperialism, how food sovereignty presents a radical shift in thinking around food and community control over food.

By Any Means Necessary
Tobacco Workers Worldwide Fight Back Against Exploitation

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 21:02


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Monica Cruz, labor reporter with BreakThrough News to discuss an international day of action led by employees of Phillip Morris, the importance of solidarity among international workers and the need to globalize resistance to exploitation, how the Phillip Morris action fits into the context of the rising tide of workers struggle in the US, and the connections between labor, class, and race and their importance in building a working class movement.

By Any Means Necessary
The Symbolic Presence of the Black Misleadership Class Only Benefits White Supremacy

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 112:21


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Anthony Rogers Wright, Director of Environmental Justice with New York Lawyers for the Public Interest to discuss a new report detailing the impacts of climate change already being felt by most of the world's population, how climate change connects to white supremacy and settler-colonialism, how the victims of those systems are the same groups that have to face some of the worst effects of climate change, and the anglo-centrism of the climate provisions in the reconciliation bills.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Patricio Zamorano, political analyst and co-Director of the Council on Hemispheric Affairs, COHA to discuss what's at stake in the upcoming elections in Chile, the political landscape and the state of progressive forces in the country, and the longstanding issues that must be addressed by the new administration.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Tings Chak, researcher and lead designer for the Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research to discuss China's campaign to eradicate extreme poverty and the role women played in that campaign, the offline and online organizing carried out by the All-China Women's Federation, a mass women's organization led by the Communist Party, the media silence about this campaign and other achievements in China, and the lessons that can be taken from the targeted aspect of this program.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Dr. Jared Ball, a father, husband, Professor of Africana and Communication Studies at Morgan State University at Morgan State University in Baltimore, MD, the curator of imixwhatilike.org and author of the book, “The Myth and Propaganda of Black Buying Power” to discuss racist, homophobic, and misogynist tirades of Las Vegas Raiders coach Jon Gruden and Stephen A. Smith's flip flopping on his condemnation of Gruden, the trend of wealthy Black people buying up property and how it fits into the myth of Black buying power, and Barack Obama's lasting almost-holy status and its indictment of the Black misleadership class.

By Any Means Necessary
How China Eradicated Extreme Poverty

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 21:19


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Tings Chak, researcher and lead designer for the Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research to discuss China's campaign to eradicate extreme poverty and the role women played in that campaign, the offline and online organizing carried out by the All-China Women's Federation, a mass women's organization led by the Communist Party, the media silence about this campaign and other achievements in China, and the lessons that can be taken from the targeted aspect of this program.

By Any Means Necessary
The Capitalist Class' Complicity in the Rise of the Far-Right

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 114:23


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman discuss the many ongoing labor struggles in various industries, how the social, political, and economic conditions created by the COVID-19 pandemic have exacerbated the already-existing issues that have contributed to this strike wave, the next steps in building a broader movement, and the need to join questions of race, labor, and class in organizing that broad labor movement.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Dr. Gnaka Lagoke, Assistant Professor of History and Pan-Africana Studies at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania and a founding member of the Convention for Pan-Africanism and Progress to discuss the long past-due trial into the murder of Burkina Faso revolutionary Thomas Sankara, Sankara's significant contributions to Burkina Faso during his short time in power, and the counter-reovultion which placed Burkina Faso back in the hands of France, led by Blaise Compaoré, former president and defendant in absentia.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by technologist Chris Garaffa, the editor of TechforthePeople.org to discuss Facebook's smear and minimization campaign against whistleblower Frances Haugen, the European Parliament's call for a ban on facial recognition technology and how it signals public opposition to weaponizing AI against people, the impact of the US targeting of Huawei and how it fits into the cold war drive against China.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Dr. Gabriel Rockhill, an organizer, Founding Director of the Critical Theory Workshop and Professor of Philosophy at Villanova University to discuss the financial backing of the far-right disinformation One America News Network by AT&T and the dark money behind the rise of far right politics in the United States, the ties between the media and the national security state, the similarities between the fascist 1934 “Business Plot” to overthrow the US government and the Capitol insurrection, and how movement and alternative media can connect the dots between the stories that dominate the headlines and the broader system of capitalism.

By Any Means Necessary
Thomas Sankara Murder Trial Begins

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 14:15


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Dr. Gnaka Lagoke, Assistant Professor of History and Pan-Africana Studies at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania and a founding member of the Convention for Pan-Africanism and Progress to discuss the long past-due trial into the murder of Burkina Faso revolutionary Thomas Sankara, Sankara's significant contributions to Burkina Faso during his short time in power, and the counter-reovultion which placed Burkina Faso back in the hands of France, led by Blaise Compaoré, former president and defendant in absentia.

By Any Means Necessary
How Tech Fits Into Imperialism

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 18:57


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by technologist Chris Garaffa, the editor of TechforthePeople.org to discuss Facebook's smear and minimization campaign against whistleblower Frances Haugen, the European Parliament's call for a ban on facial recognition technology and how it signals public opposition to weaponizing AI against people, the impact of the US targeting of Huawei and how it fits into the cold war drive against China.

Redspin Sports
Sexual Abuse in USA Gymnastics & World Cup Qatar 2022 DeathFest Edition

Redspin Sports

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 9, 2021 20:56


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Nate Wallace, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the failure of the FBI in investigating the abuse of Larry Nassar and the inaction of the US judicial system in prosecuting the agents responsible for these failures, sexual abuse of players at Ohio State University and the use of the threat of sexual abuse as a motivator for training by coaches, the endemic culture in college sports that enables such abuse as a result of the pursuit of profitability, and the Qatar government's cover up of the deaths of migrant workers as the country prepares to host the World Cup.Recorded and aired on Friday, September 17th, 2021 in Washington, DC.If you enjoy Redspin Sports, please consider supporting our work on Patreon so we can produce more of it. The editing, equipment, podcast hosting, and other costs are the biggest barriers in the way of being able to churn out more content on a consistent basis.https://www.patreon.com/redspinsports...Follow us on Twitter:@RedspinSports (Twitter and IG)@Nate6Wallace (Nathaniel Wallace)@BrotherFlourish (Michael Sampson)@JuiceTinTweets (Justin Williams)https://www.facebook.com/RedspinSport...Checkout Redspin Sports on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and iHeart Radio."By Any Means Necessary" airs on the radio in Washington DC and Kansas City, and streams worldwide every weekday afternoon from 2-4 pm EST.@SeanBlackmon9 (Twitter)@LuqmanNation1 (Twitter)@BAMNecessary (Twitter)

By Any Means Necessary
Practicing Revolutionary Patience is Key to Movement Building

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 0:21


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Ryan Cooper, National Correspondent for The Week magazine, and cohost & producer of LeftAnchor podcast to discuss findings from the Senate Judiciary Committee report on the January 6th attack on the Capitol, including former President Donald Trump's attempts to overturn the election by staging a coup at the Department of Justice, how many of the people willing to go along with Trump's coup attempt dominate the Republican establishment and the threat that poses in the future, and whether the Democrats are able to combat that threat in 2022 and 2024.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Dr. Rabab Abdulhadi, Director and Senior Scholar, Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas Studies, San Francisco State University to discuss efforts to censor the voices of Palestinians and people who support the liberation of Palestine by Zoom and San Francisco State University, the censorship of the Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diaspora Studies program, and the threat to academic freedom that these incidents highlight.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Nate Wallace, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the indictment of 18 former NBA players in a health insurance fraud scheme, the broader systemic scam that is private health insurance, the damage that players' bodies experience as a result of playing professional basketball, and the Fair Play movement that opposes the exploitation of Minor League Baseball players.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Claudia De La Cruz, Director of Culture for The People's Forum to discuss the pandemic's outsized effect on children and how that reflects the capitalist system's ill treatment of poor and working people in many different areas, how the pandemic exacerbates the scourge of patriarchy amid attacks on the right to make reproductive choices and the longstanding oppression of women under capitalism, and the spiritual aspects of the coming struggle.

By Any Means Necessary
Can Democrats Handle Another Trump Campaign?

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 15:34


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Ryan Cooper, National Correspondent for The Week magazine, and cohost & producer of LeftAnchor podcast to discuss findings from the Senate Judiciary Committee report on the January 6th attack on the Capitol, including former President Donald Trump's attempts to overturn the election by staging a coup at the Department of Justice, how many of the people willing to go along with Trump's coup attempt dominate the Republican establishment and the threat that poses in the future, and whether the Democrats are able to combat that threat in 2022 and 2024.

By Any Means Necessary
Palestinian and Allied Academics Fight Back Against Censorship

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 19:05


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Dr. Rabab Abdulhadi, Director and Senior Scholar, Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas Studies, San Francisco State University to discuss efforts to censor the voices of Palestinians and people who support the liberation of Palestine by Zoom and San Francisco State University, the censorship of the Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diaspora Studies program, and the threat to academic freedom that these incidents highlight.

By Any Means Necessary
Major League Baseball Players Show Solidarity With Minor League Players

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 16:09


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Nate Wallace, co-host of Red Spin Sports to discuss the indictment of 18 former NBA players in a health insurance fraud scheme, the broader systemic scam that is private health insurance, the damage that players' bodies experience as a result of playing professional basketball, and the Fair Play movement that opposes the exploitation of Minor League Baseball players.

By Any Means Necessary
The Police and Military Wage War on Black People All Over The World

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 113:38


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Robert Dunham, the Executive Director of the Death Penalty Information Center to discuss the controversy surrounding the execution of Ernest Lee Johnson, an intellectually disabled man who was convicted of murder in Missouri, how this case further exposes the brutality of the death penalty and states' wielding of it, the growing shift in attitudes against the death penalty among the public and politicians alike, and the disproportionate use of the death penalty against working and poor people of color and the most vulnerable in our society.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by K.J. Noh, a geopolitical analyst, a member of Veterans for Peace, and senior correspondent with Flashpoints on KPFA to discuss tensions between the US and China over military activities concerning Taiwan, how the new orientation of the US toward Taiwan plays into the cold war drive against China, Taiwan's historical use as a pawn against the People's Republic of China, and how China's actions are leveraged to attack China and defend the neoliberal world order.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie discuss Dave Chappelle's unfunny Netflix comedy special “The Closer,” his bizarre, victim-blaming comments on the #MeToo movement, how his humor aimed at the LGBTQ community compares to racist jokes, and how the discourse of acrimony between the LGBTQ and Black communities is flawed.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Netfa Freeman, Coordinating Committee member with the Black Alliance for Peace, organizer with Pan-African Community Action, and host of Voices with Vision on WPFW 89.3 FM to discuss efforts to end the use of the qualified immunity defense to protect police officers from civil suits, how the militarization of police is the consequence of imperialism abroad, especially in Africa, the connections between policing in capital exposed in the corporate financing of police foundations, and the incessant American decline.

By Any Means Necessary
US Uses Taiwan As A Pawn In Its War Drive Against China

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 18:44


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by K.J. Noh, a geopolitical analyst, a member of Veterans for Peace, and senior correspondent with Flashpoints on KPFA to discuss tensions between the US and China over military activities concerning Taiwan, how the new orientation of the US toward Taiwan plays into the cold war drive against China, Taiwan's historical use as a pawn against the People's Republic of China, and how China's actions are leveraged to attack China and defend the neoliberal world order.

By Any Means Necessary
Missouri Executes Ernest Johnson Despite Evidence of His Intellectual Disability

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 19:24


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Robert Dunham, the Executive Director of the Death Penalty Information Center to discuss the controversy surrounding the execution of Ernest Lee Johnson, an intellectually disabled man who was convicted of murder in Missouri, how this case further exposes the brutality of the death penalty and states' wielding of it, the growing shift in attitudes against the death penalty among the public and politicians alike, and the disproportionate use of the death penalty against working and poor people of color and the most vulnerable in our society.

By Any Means Necessary
Remembering The Lessons Fannie Lou Hamer Taught Us

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 114:30


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman discuss the legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer and the fundamentally racist institution of the Democratic Party, the value of political education in movements, and the need for confidence in the poor and working class to build and lead its own movements.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Arnold August, a Montreal-based writer, journalist, lecturer, and author of several books including "Cuba U.S. Relations: Obama and Beyond," to discuss planned protests in Cuba and potential US involvement in planning them, the historical significance of the dates of the proposed national strike and protests, and the clues that hint at this being another attempt at a color revolution.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Dr. Taminisha John, professor at Clark Atlanta University and Caribbean regional analyst to discuss the unveiling of sculptures meant to honor the Windrush generation in the UK in the context of recent violent deportations of the people in this generation, the racist and xenophobic immigration policies that migrants from Caribbean and African countries face in the UK, and the exploitation of migrant workers in the UK.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Jon Jeter, award-winning journalist and foreign correspondent, radio and television producer, Bluesologist and Decolonizer, and author of the book “Flat Broke in the Free Market: How Globalization Fleeced Working People” to discuss the Drug Enforcement Administration's surveillance of protests against the killing of George Floyd in the summer of 2020 and the lack of confidence in the state, the conversation around reparations and how they should be paid, and how historical and contemporary trauma contributes to cynicism about system change and Black liberation.

By Any Means Necessary
Cuba Threatened With Another Attempt At A Color Revolution

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 18:14


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Arnold August, a Montreal-based writer, journalist, lecturer, and author of several books including "Cuba U.S. Relations: Obama and Beyond," to discuss planned protests in Cuba and potential US involvement in planning them, the historical significance of the dates of the proposed national strike and protests, and the clues that hint at this being another attempt at a color revolution.

By Any Means Necessary
Facebook's Rough Start To The Week

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 113:53


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by technologist Chris Garaffa, the editor of TechforthePeople.org to discuss the Facebook outage and its widespread impacts, the impact of the revelations concerning human trafficking and eating disorders revealed by whistleblower Frances Haugen, the reliance of society on social media and the need for community control over Facebook, and Google complying with dragnet police data requests for accounts that search names, addresses, or telephone numbers.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Afeni, an organizer with Freedom Fighters DC to discuss the clearing out of a homeless encampment in Washington, DC, the absurd obstacles that perpetuate the problem of homelessness and the failure of the District government to implement its pilot housing program, and the rapidly intensifying crisis of gentrification in DC.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Mikaela Nhondo Erskog, an educator and researcher for the Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research, also a part of the secretariat of Pan Africanism Today and a coordinating committee member for No Cold War to discuss a strike of engineering workers in South Africa, the severe exploitation of engineers in the country, and the significance of this challenge in putting the ideas of a living wage, benefits, and organizing into public consciousness.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Kamau Franklin, Founder and Board President of Community Movement Builders in Atlanta and Co-host of the Renegade Culture podcast to discuss Facebook's outage and how it highlights the broader issue of monopoly capitalism, Netflix's representation of Malcolm X in the film “Blood Brothers” and the sanitization and cooptation of revolutionaries, the importance of arts and culture in organizing, and the proliferation of and misunderstandings about important political terms like decolonization.

By Any Means Necessary
Washington, DC Continues Its Program of Gentrification

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 13:53


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Afeni, an organizer with Freedom Fighters DC to discuss the clearing out of a homeless encampment in Washington, DC, the absurd obstacles that perpetuate the problem of homelessness and the failure of the District government to implement its pilot housing program, and the rapidly intensifying crisis of gentrification in DC.

By Any Means Necessary
Facebook's No Good, Very Bad Monday

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 19:08


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by technologist Chris Garaffa, the editor of TechforthePeople.org to discuss the Facebook outage and its widespread impacts, the impact of the revelations concerning human trafficking and eating disorders revealed by whistleblower Frances Haugen, the reliance of society on social media and the need for community control over Facebook, and Google complying with dragnet police data requests for accounts that search names, addresses, or telephone numbers.

By Any Means Necessary
South African Engineering Workers Fight for Fair Wages

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 15:30


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Mikaela Nhondo Erskog, an educator and researcher for the Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research, also a part of the secretariat of Pan Africanism Today and a coordinating committee member for No Cold War to discuss a strike of engineering workers in South Africa, the severe exploitation of engineers in the country, and the significance of this challenge in putting the ideas of a living wage, benefits, and organizing into public consciousness.

By Any Means Necessary
Amid the Ongoing Pandemic, Pharma Moves to Protect Its Profits

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 114:21


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by international affairs and security analyst Mark Sleboda to discuss the revelations of the recently released Pandora papers and the curious absence of the US elite and politicians, the Guardian's misleading implication of Vladimir Putin's involvement, and the US participation in hiding wealth, particularly in Joe Biden's home state of Delaware.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Dr. Mike Pappas, a family medicine physician, activist, and frequent contributor to LeftVoice.org to discuss the superprofits that the pharmaceutical industry makes off of necessary, life-saving drugs used for common illnesses, the moral bankruptcy of a system that rakes in billions of dollars from people being sick, and how the corporate political duopoly upholds such cruelty.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Bob Schlehuber, co-host of Political Misfits, on from 12-2 PM EST to discuss The Many Saints of Newark, a prequel film to The Sopranos television series, the themes of the rot in American society that the Sopranos series and the Many Saints of Newark reflects, how the show has aged well in representations of mental health and prescription drugs, and the hollow representations of Black people in the prequel film.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Walter Smolarek, a journalist and activist editor of Liberation newspaper, and managing editor of LiberationNews.org to discuss Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema's stonewalling of the budget bill and the Democrats' refusal to push for reforms that will provide much needed benefits to working and poor people, the US continued economic and propaganda war on China, and how capitalism contributed to the now 700,000 dead from COVID-19.

By Any Means Necessary
The Many Saints of Newark Fails to Capture the Complexity of the Sopranos

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 17:28


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Bob Schlehuber, co-host of Political Misfits, on from 12-2 PM EST to discuss The Many Saints of Newark, a prequel film to The Sopranos television series, the themes of the rot in American society that the Sopranos series and the Many Saints of Newark reflects, how the show has aged well in representations of mental health and prescription drugs, and the hollow representations of Black people in the prequel film.

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Pharma Continues to Exploit Americans as Politicians Block Drug Price Reform

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 15:19


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Dr. Mike Pappas, a family medicine physician, activist, and frequent contributor to LeftVoice.org to discuss the superprofits that the pharmaceutical industry makes off of necessary, life-saving drugs used for common illnesses, the moral bankruptcy of a system that rakes in billions of dollars from people being sick, and how the corporate political duopoly upholds such cruelty.

By Any Means Necessary
Only A People's Movement Can Resist Joe Manchin and Pass the Reconciliation Bill

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 113:10


In this episode of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Nick Stender, a member of the Chicago Teachers Union and an activist with Reds in Ed to discuss what's at stake in the social spending budget for working and poor people, the squabbles over the infrastructure spending package and the social spending bill, and the Democrats' lack of interest in fighting for reforms that would provide relief to working people.In the second segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Amir Khafagy, an award-winning journalist based out of New York City who you can follow on Twitter @AmirKhafagy91 to discuss the illegal detention of Muslim, South Asian, and Arab men in New York in the aftermath of September 11th, the abuse of people detaind at New York City's Guantanamo Bay, and the myth of unity after 9/11.In the third segment, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Miguel Garcia, Justin Williams, co-host of Red Spin Sports and Miguel Garcia, host and creator of the Sports as a Weapon podcast to discuss the loud minority of the NBA's anti-vaccine players, the NCAA's fearmongering about players receiving labor rights including compensation, and the NCAA's insistence of using the term “student-athletes” rather than “employees” to continue exploiting athletes.Later in the show, Sean and Jacquie are joined by Mondale Robinson, founder of the Black Male Voter Project to discuss the budget reconciliation bill and how it exposes the false promises that the Democratic Party made to Black voters, underreporting of police killings over the past decade, and how a broad people's movement requires intergenerational solidarity.

By Any Means Necessary
Working People Must Fight for the Social Spending Bill

By Any Means Necessary

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 19:04


In this segment of By Any Means Necessary, hosts Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman are joined by Nick Stender, a member of the Chicago Teachers Union and an activist with Reds in Ed to discuss what's at stake in the social spending budget for working and poor people, the squabbles over the infrastructure spending package and the social spending bill, and the Democrats' lack of interest in fighting for reforms that would provide relief to working people.