Community Radio on the Frontlines

ACORN ACORN International

https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/CN10112019.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSPearl River      The Grassroots Radio Coalition is a loose confederation of various progressive community radio stations around the country.  We got involved with them when, to our surprise, they had an annual gathering in Hot Springs, Arkansas, of all places a couple of years …

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Internet Radio is Booming in Dublin

ACORN ACORN International

https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/CN01312020.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSLittle Rock      In Dublin, Ireland, ACORN’s affiliate, CATU-Ireland, shares offices in a progressive, community co-working space with a bunch of different organizations and artists in a building near the Mountjoy neighborhood called Jigsaw.  The name captures the sense of bringing a number of different groups …

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Lessons from the Oaxaca Rebellion…Before and After the Internet, There was…Radio

Ideas and Issues

Mexico City     The pace of modernity is blistering.  That’s a fact, and it’s inarguable.  The internet has sped communications to a level that once again we learned last year that even the wizard inventors of Silicon Valley are unable to fully control nor are governments able to completely comprehend as they attempt to assert dominion. …

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