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This Week on Blabbermouth: May Day, Anarchy, and Lemonade! (Plus This Podcast Now Has a Phone Number.)

by Eli Sanders Episode 48 of Blabbermouth surrenders to May Day, talks to anarchists, and then reaches for Lemonade. (Wanna subscribe to the show on iTunes? Right here.) Alex Garland Blabbermouth April 29, 2016 Download Episode | Subscribe on iTunes | RSS Feed Huge news this week: We now have a dedicated phone and PHONE NUMBER for Blabbermouth. Show More Summary

There Will Be No Blabbermouth This Week. Go Listen To Prince Records for an Hour Instead

by Sean Nelson This is what it sounds like when doves mourn. Bruce MacQueen/Shutterstock Eli Sanders is on vacation, and asked me to sub for him as the host of our weekly podcast, Blabbermouth, this week, which I am always very happy to do. Show More Summary

Photos from the Indigenous People's Rally and March Against Tribal Disenrollment Earlier This Week

by Alex Garland Earlier this week, people took to the streets to protest tribal disenrollment, as Sydney Browntone wrote about here on Slog. I recommend clicking on this audio I recorded while you look at the photos. 2016-04-18_12_08_16_ ? Indigenous people from throughout Washington march through Seattle streets to protest tribal disenrollment. Show More Summary

This Week on Blabbermouth: Re-Segregated Public Schools and an "Inside Witness" to the Twilight Exit Shooting

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders Episode 47 of Blabbermouth looks at how Seattle gave up on busing and allowed its public schools to become alarmingly re-segregated. Also discussed: Marti Jonjak's "Inside Witness" project and what to do this weekend.Show More Summary

This Week on Blabbermouth: The Student Assembly for Power and Liberation Speaks! (Plus David Schmader's WEED.)

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders On Episode 46 of Blabbermouth, a member of Western Washington University's Student Assembly for Power and Liberation explains things. So does David Schmader, author of the new book WEED. (Wanna subscribe to the show on...Show More Summary

This Week on Blabbermouth: Socialists vs. Superdelegates, Money vs. Art, and Weekend Things to Do!

4 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders Shade-wearing Superdelegate Jay Inslee DECLINED to come on Episode 45 of Blabbermouth to explain why he's backing Hillary Clinton even though Bernie Sanders won the Washington State Democratic caucuses. So I talk to a Socialist who's fired up about getting Inslee and other superdelegates to switch sides. Show More Summary

Release of Interviews with Witnesses to Che Taylor Shooting Raises More Questions Than Answers

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz Police have not acknowledged inconsistencies in statements given by a key witness who was in the backseat at the time of the shooting. SPD Video and audio released on Monday by the Seattle Police Department related to the...Show More Summary

This Week on Blabbermouth: Chelsea Clinton, Pramila Jayapal, and How to Caucus 101!

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders Episode 44 of Blabbermouth: Chelsea Clinton makes a closing argument for Hillary Clinton, Pramila Jayapal makes a closing argument for Bernie Sanders, plus How to Caucus 101! (Wanna subscribe to the show on iTunes? Right...Show More Summary

Cut the Budget by Trimming Healthcare for Poor People

If you follow my blog, you know I've been pointing out how Republicans are falsely blaming Colorado budget problems on healthcare costs for the elderly, disabled, and other poor people. What's worse, after scapegoating Medicaid spending on healthcare for the poor, Republicans haven't said how they'd cut it. Show More Summary

Fascism's Fertile Ground in Colorado?

Caller "David" told the world Friday, or at least the universe listening to Denver's KLZ 560-AM, that "the only way that America can survive long term is to not have Islam within our borders." "If you have any amount of Islam, even if...Show More Summary

This Week on Blabbermouth: Light Rail Party Time! (With Dow Constantine, Ed Murray, and More!)

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders Episode 43 of Blabbermouth: King County Executive Dow Constantine, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, and Stranger staffers Christopher Frizzelle and Angela Garbes talk about Seattle's new light rail extension. (Wanna subscribeShow More Summary

Preview a Track from Grunge Pioneers Green River's RSD Release, 1984 Demos

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal Jackpot Records If you want to hear grunge in its squirming, embryonic form, check out "33 Revolutions Per Minute" by Green River, the crucial Seattle band featuring future Mudhoney prime movers Mark Arm and Steve Turner, as well as future Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament and drummer Alex Vincent. Show More Summary

This Week on Blabbermouth: A Trump Fascism Update, Plus Lorena González and Reuven Carlyle On "The Jungle"

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders Episode 42 of Blabbermouth brings a Donald Trump Fascism Update plus conversations with Lorena González and Reuven Carlyle about their ideas for "The Jungle." (Wanna subscribe to the show on iTunes? Right here.) KellyShow More Summary

Can 'Lyin' Ted' Stop Trump in a Party of 'Con' Artists?

LISTEN HERE: By Mark Green Frum and Karina discuss if Trump is the 2016 version of the Marshmellow Puft Man in Ghostbusters -- white, ominous and yuge. Then three Qs: Is Cruz any more electable? What happens if GOP breaks apart? Is the label "fascist" still unPC? Romney vs. Show More Summary

This Week on Blabbermouth: An Epic Political Week and a Potential Trans First for Washington State

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders On Episode 41 of Blabbermouth, Danni Askini talks about her potentially history-making candidacy for the Washington State House. After that: Bernie vs. Hillary Round 2! (Wanna subscribe to the show on iTunes? Right here.)...Show More Summary

Sex Workers and Supporters Marched Through Seattle, Visiting City and County Buildings, Before Rallying at Westlake

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Alex Garland Sex workers and supporters rallied at Westlake Park earlier today after marching through Seattle. Alex Garland Sex workers, activists, and community supporters met at Occidental Park to rally and march in solidarity with workers in the sex industry around the world for International Sex Workers Day. Show More Summary

The Funny Fascist and "The Party of Hell No!"

LISTEN HERE: By Mark Green Corn and Cooke agree that Trump would get slaughtered by HRC and could split the GOP. Then: Who wins the battle to replace Scalia -- McConnell's Refusniks or a POTUS telling the Senate "#DoYourJob"? The Attack on Trump. Show More Summary

This Week on Blabbermouth: Should Washington State Be for Bernie or Hillary? Plus High-Rise Anxiety at the Frye!

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders Episode 40 of Blabbermouth considers whether Washington State Democrats should caucus for Bernie Sanders or Hillary Clinton, and then explores some high-rise anxiety at the Frye Art Museum. (Wanna subscribe to the show...Show More Summary

‘Shrek: The Musical, Jr.’ at MJCCA Jerry's Habima Theatre

Driving home from a business trip Thursday afternoon I was listening to NPR when there was a wonderful interview regarding the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta - Jerry's Habima Theatre. They are Georgia's only theatrical company featuring a cast of adult actors with special needs. Show More Summary

This Week on Blabbermouth: Ceasin' and Desistin' with the Director of That'swhatshesaid and Jen Graves Talks Kehinde Wiley

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Kehinde Wiley's Napoleon Leading the Army Over the Alps (2005, after turn-of-the-19th-century French painter Jacques-Louis David). Eli Sanders is still out promoting his magnificent book, While the City Slept. In the meantime, Stranger...Show More Summary

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