Ep. 144: One last look at the Whatcom Jail Initiative Proposition 2017-6. Guests: No New Jail Tax Campaign Communications Director Genevieve Jones and concerned citizen Doug Starcher, who filed a Public Disclosure Campaign complaint against Whatcom County.
Ep. 139. Long-time civil rights defenders, the legal team of Larry Hildes and Karen Weill have been defending immigrants, activists, targets of police harassment and others in need, often with little or no compensation. They discuss the DACA decision, the Facebook Bellingham NODAPL search warrant, and an FBI investigation targeting local environmental activists.
Junga Subedar and Michelle Vendiola, representing Community to Community, Red Line Salish Sea and the Whatcom Civil Rights Project lead the show with a response to the decision to grant a search warrant to the Facebook page and the implications for our civil rights.
Ep. 138. Special Guests. DACA recipient Jose-Manuel Carillo and Rosalinda Guillen, direct from WA AG Bob Ferguson’s press statement in Seattle. They talk about why DACA is important, and how the advocacy on the left might be getting it wrong.
In a groundbreaking case,Whatcom Superior Court’s Judge Snyder has granted permission for WA State to access users and information from the Bellingham Redline Salish Sea Facebook profile. More than 1,650 people like the page. More than 1,700 follow it
Attorney Mike Broadsky defended the Facebook page against the warrant. He talks about the case, why the warrant went forward and what happens next.
Ep. 137. Darrell Hillaire from Children of the Setting Sun talks about Lummi Nation’s salmon state of emergency. Rosalinda Guillen on Cuban detainee hunger strike at the Tacoma Detention Center and Satpal Sidhu on the upcoming Arch of Healing and Reconciliation ceremony.
Extended interview with Community to Community’s Rosalinda Guillen: NWDC Cuban detainee hunger strike, an update on the workers fired from Sarbanand Farms andfactory farming and factory fishing in light of the Atlantic salmon crisis.
Ep. 136. Extended Edition: Conversation with Mayor Kelli Linville on the name of the Pickett Bridge, recent Bellingham hate crimes, Camp Zapata and workers fired from Sarbanand, homelessness and more.
Links from the show: Whatcom Homeless Service Center‘s Homeless Outreach Team: (360) 312-3717
Mayor Kelli Linville
Ep. 135. The death of 28 year old farmworker Honesto Silva Ibarra, and the worker walk-out at Sarbanand Farms. Citizen Journalist Liz Darrow speaks with Community to Community Development’s Edgar Franks and Rosalinda Guillen and Junga Subedar with the Whatcom Civil Rights Project and Racial Justice Coalition about their organizations’ responses to the 2017 Whatcom County Jail proposal.. Dave Willingham speaks with Congressman Rick Larsen.
Former City/County Councilman Seth Fleetwood joins in the joins the group to discuss the city and county vote to move the Whatcom County Jail proposal forward. Also, Findings from the VERA Institute and Incarceration Prevention and Reduction Task Force on jail growth in the county, and Blocking the Capital Budget.