EP 140 Searches and Civil Rights

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.

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EP 139 NAMI Whatcom County

Ep. 139. Marie Marchand and Laurie Maxwell, of National Alliance  of Mental Illness (NAMI) Whatcom County.
A deep, far-ranging dialog on the challenges, culture, funding and future of mental health. from a personal and advocacy perspective. Powerful show!

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EP 138 DACA Decision – NODAPL FB Warrant

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.

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EP 137 Darrell Hillaire – State of the Salmon

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.

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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.

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Ep. 135 Honesto Silva Ibarra, R.I.P.

Antonio Garcia and farm-workers protest Sumas’ Sarbanand Farms. Honesto Silva Ibarra died August 6, 2017  Photo: Megan Farmer, KUOW

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.

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Edgar Franks, Rosalinda Guillen and Junga Subedar on Whatcom Jail Proposal.

Rep. Rick Larsen Interview.