Hosts Markie and Pedro start the episode introducing the goals and themes of the podcast and then interview each other on their personal stories of how they became politically active.
Pedro talks about growing up in a religious school in rural Brazil, reading figures like Bakunin and Malatesta in the public library of Rio de Janeiro, and finding himself working in a chocolate factory after he came to the US. Markie discusses watching 9/11 on television as a key political moment for her, attending anti-war marches with her uncle and becoming involved politically as a working class community student in East Los Angeles.
International Longshoremen and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 6
Article discussing formation of the Círculo de Estudos Libertários Ideal Peres (CELIP) in Rio de Janeiro
Anti-Capitalist Feminist Coalition (Los Angeles)
Koreatown Popular Assembly (Los Angeles)
Watch for our upcoming episodes: Puerto Rico and the history of the anarchism, socialism and the left and with Mark Bray, author of Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook, on anarchism, power, occupy and the state.
Consider leaving us a review on iTunes to help us reach more listeners. (iTunes listing coming soon)
For more on From Below Podcast or to share your thoughts visit our website: www.frombelowpodcast.com
Sign-up for our email list for episode announcements.
Follow us on social media:
Are you the creator of this podcast?
and pick the featured episodes for your show.
Connect with listeners
Podcasters use the RadioPublic listener relationship platform to build lasting connections with fansYes, let's begin connecting
Find new listeners
Understand your audience
Engage your fanbase