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Audio Interference 32: Dan La Botz & Jamie Woodcock

“We did not go in there with the notion that we have all the answers to lead the working class, that we are the revolutionary leadership…the people who already understood the workplace, who understood the industry, who understood the union and its history were very often the rank and file workers who had been there for a long time.” – Dan La Botz

Audio Interference 31: Squatting on the Lower East Side

“There were people in the buildings who modeled themselves after homesteaders and very much wanted to become homeowners, wanted the approval of the city, wanted to act respectable–and there were other people who were doing this as a critique of private property. There were people who were fixing up their space as if it was going to be their family home for generations, and there were people who just needed a temporary place to stay and were making the best of it.” – Amy Starecheski

Audio Interference 30: Rob Robinson

“People have knowledge, and they can put together stations that’ll blow the doors off a government station…you get set up in the Amazon in Brazil, and you set up twenty dollars worth of equipment, you can blow a thousand miles out because there’s nothing to interfere with that signal.” – Rob Robinson

Audio Interference 29: Paper Tiger TV

“We wanted it to have a kind of handmade look…it seemed like it would be better than a curtain and a potted plant, which had been the usual for a public access program.” — Deedee Halleck

Audio Interference 28: Brooklyn Bail Fund and Close Rikers

“Bail is often described as incarceration’s front door, because if you can’t afford it, you’re going to jail.” – Peter Goldberg

Audio Interference 27: Bradley Duncan

“I think that people are going to see reflected in this so much from their own life and from the contemporary world, more than we want there to be.” – Brad Duncan.

Audio Interference 26: Radio Free Gowanus

“There is a kind of magic to sitting down and knowing that if someone wanted to, they could hear my voice right now.” – Mike Clemow

Podcasters & Propagandists

To mark the occasion of the launch of Season 2 of Audio Interference, we hosted a panel discussion on the use of podcasts as propaganda and community building tools.  You can listen to a recording of the event here: The event was held at Interference Archive on October 4, 2016. Panelists included: -Julie Golia, Director | More »

Audio Interference 25: Anticipating 2017

“People are afraid and disappointed and in some cases heartbroken, and it’s not enough anymore to sit at home and donate a small amount of money or buy a t-shirt. Coming out and being around your community and participating with them is necessary.” – Janina Larenas In this episode, we look at two projects mobilizing | More »

Audio Interference 24: Amplifier Foundation

“The main idea is to empower people who are observers, and provide them with tools to become participants in the political realm.” – Cleo Barnett, The Amplifier Foundation In this week’s episode, we take a close look at activist art produced by the Amplifier Foundation. We speak with Cleo Barnett from the Foundation about their | More »