Resistance Radio - This Is America

Kenny and MarkAlain discuss the resurrection of Dr. King's Poor People's Campaign under the leadership of Rev. William Barber 50 years later, the impact of Childish Gambino's powerful piece "This is America," the murder of Keveen Robinson at the hands of the Jefferson Parish police offers, and the massacre of Palestinian protesters in the backdrop of the opening of the U.S. consulate in Jerusalem. We also have your weekly update of activism opportunities in the city and more in a packed week on #ResistanceRadio.

Originally aired 5/14/2018.

Resistance Radio - Unity

This week on #ResistanceRadio, Martha Kegel from Unity New Orleans joined us to talk about their recent report on homelessness in the city. Step Up Louisiana co-founder Maria Harmon stopped by to talk about their 3-point plan for improving equity in New Orleans, and we also have a final update on the Sunyard Project.

Originally aired 5/7/2018.

Resistance Radio - Gerrymandering

On this week's episode, Fair Districts Louisiana stops by to talk about gerrymandering, the upcoming redistricting process, why it's so important, and what you can do to get involved. Also, we have your weekly activism opportunities and an update on the Sunyard project. All that and more on this week's episode of #ResistanceRadio!

Originally aired 4/23/2018.

Resistance Radio - The Prosperity Index

This week Lamar Gardere from the Data Center talks about the recently released Prosperity Index which examines the progress (or lack thereof) the city has made towards closing gaps of inequality. Meghan Kiefer also joins us to talk about the proposed Bywater Sunyard Project and its upcoming vote from the City Council. MarkAlain is off on an Icelandic adventure this week, so Kenny is rolling solo. Will he crash and burn? Or will it be the best episode yet? Find out this week on #ResistanceRadio.

Originally aired 4/16/2018.

Resistance Radio - Operation Imperialism

On this week's episode of #ResistanceRadio, Michelle Ernberg from LIFT Louisiana stops by to talk about the Justice for Louisiana Women, a legislative day of advocacy happening Wednesday, April 11. We also had a visit from members of the newly formed anti-war advocacy group SWARM (Students and Workers against Racism and Militarization) to talk about their upcoming anti-war demonstration, the longstanding U.S. policy of imperialistic intervention in the Middle East and the current crises in Palestine and Syria.

Originally aired 4/9/2018.

Resistance Radio - The Passover Massacre

In a packed episode of #ResistanceRadio, Kenny and MarkAlain reflect on the 50th anniversary of MLK's assassination, discuss the Passover day massacre of peaceful Palestinian protesters by Israeli Military forces, and the lack of media coverage. They also interview Jim Francis, the candidate challenging House majority whip Steve Scalise for his 1st Congressional district seat. As always, they have your weekly round-up of activism opportunities.

Originally aired 4/2/2018.

Resistance Radio - That Damn Pesky Data

Kenny and MarkAlain recap the March 24th election results and the New Orleans City Council votes on the proposed ABO ordinance and strip club cap. They also breakdown key bills filed, the legislators who filed them in the current Louisiana Legislative session and how you can make your voice heard. All on this week's episode of #ResistanceRadio!

Originally aired 3/26/2018.

Resistance Radio - Where's Our Power?

On this week's episode of #ResistanceRadio Kenny and MarkAlain interview Forrest Bradley Wright from the Alliance for Affordable Energy about the recent city council vote to approve the proposed Michoud gas plant, the dangers of a utility monopoly, the effects it will have on a historically marginalized community and the pocketbooks of the citizens of New Orleans. As always, they also have your weekly rundown of activism in a packed week!

Originally aired 3/19/2018.

Resistance Radio - Same Ol' Mistakes

Kenny and MarkAlain lament our elected officials consistently making the same ol' mistakes as they recap the disastrous LA Special Legislative Session, preview the impending Regular Legislative Session, the New Orleans City Council's vote on the Michoud Power Plant and more on this week's episode of #ResistanceRadio.

Resistance Radio - Interview with Candidate Eldon Anderson/Predictive Policing

In this week's episode of Resistance Radio, Kenny and MarkAlain interview Eldon Anderson, one of the candidates running to replace Helena Moreno in the Louisiana House of Representatives. They also discuss the City of New Orleans' secret partnership with Palantir Technologies and its predictive policing program. As always, they also give you your weekly update on local activism opportunities.

Originally aired 3/5/2018

Resistance Radio - The BDS movement and the New Orleans Human Rights Resolution

In this episode of Resistance Radio, Kenny and MarkAlain interview Max Geller from the New Orleans Palestinian Solidarity Committee about the Human Rights Resolution that recently was passed and then quickly rescinded by the New Orleans City Council. As always we also provide you with your weekly update of local activism opportunities. There won't be a new episode next week due to Mardi Gras but we'll be back with a new episode on 2/19!

Resistance Radio - LA District 93 Candidate Danil Faust

In episode 4 of Resistance Radio Kenny and MarkAlain provide an update on the proposed Big Brother ABO ordinance, interview Danil Faust, one of the candidates to replace Helena Moreno in the LA House of Representatives, and talk with Nia, a dancer from Rick's Cabaret about the NOPD strip clubs raids and the criminalization of sex workers.

Aired 1/29/2018 on WHIV 102.3-FM.

Resistance Radio - The Women's March

This week on Resistance Radio MarkAlain and Kenny are joined by Angela Adkins from Louisiana NOW and the Women's March to discuss how organizers are ensuring that this year's march centers intersectional activism and focuses on what attendees can do on a daily basis to fight for equality. We also cover the news coming out of this past Thursday's City Council Meeting, the whitewashing of MLK's legacy, and your weekly roundup of local activism opportunities.

Resistance Radio - Welcome to Resistance Radio

On the first episode of Resistance Radio, Kenny and MarkAlain discuss the upcoming special election to fill Helena Moreno's seat in the Louisiana House of Representatives, a proposed city ordinance that would ramp up government surveillance, The Sun Yard project and its threat to affordable housing in the Bywater, and they interview a member of Step Up Louisiana about their fight for school transportation equity.

Originally aired 1/8/2018.