AUGUST 1st People’s Strike! Live Broadcast

AUGUST 1st People’s Strike! Live Broadcast

Part 1

Coming soon

Times subject to change
All times Eastern Time

PART I

12:00 – 12:10

Opening and Introduction from PS Broadcast Team: “That’s the way we all became the People’s Strike!”

12:12 – 2:15

COVID-19 in International Context: Neofascism, Sanctions and Resistance with Rose Brewer, Corinna Mullin, and Abdul-Aliy Muhammad

Live commentary from three global hotspots of the coronavirus pandemic, right-wing authoritarianism, and Black/Indigenous-led resistance

Including a Special Section on Sanctions, with commentary on the dual ill effects of the US-Cuban embargo, from a Cuban medical worker

2:15 – 4:15

Education for Liberation: “WE’RE GONNA CHANGE THINGS…PERIOD!”, produced/hosted by Wende Marshall, Matt Meyer and Holden Cession, featuring:

United Teachers Los Angeles President/NEA Vice President Cecily Myart-Cruz; Parents Supporting Parents NY founder and CEO Tenesha Grant; California State LA Professor and Black Lives Matter co-founder Melina Abdullah; Marvin Garcia of Chicago’s Pedro Albizu Campos High School and Community as a Campus public schools program; former NYC Senior Superintendent Bernard Gassaway, author of Education Denied; plus leaders of Philadelphia’s Working Educator Caucus and Para Power group; and student/community leaders from North Carolina, and more

PART II

4:15 – 6:15

People’s Movement Assemblies: A History and How-To, produced by Aleta Toure

6:15 – 8:00

Housing Rights and the Current Crisis, Produced by Stephanie de Wolfe and JT Roane

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