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Radio Berlin International#18 – Wir haben es Satt / Stop Trade With Settlements / Oh Jeremy Corbyn

with Inka Lange from the Wir Haben Agrarindustrie Satt! Coalition, Doris Ghannam from the ECCP, and Norman Thomas, producer of “Oh, Jeremy Corbyn – The Big Lie”:


10/01/2023

In this episode, we hear from:

The playlist is:

  • Formidable Vegetable – Yield
  • Brass Riot feat. Mondmann – Alle Wollen Alles
  • Formidable Vegetable – Many Many (Revegetated)
  • Paul Robeson – Joe Hill (Live)
  • David Rovics – Occupation
  • Robb Johnson – It’s Not About Us

This episode is presented and produced by Tom Wills.

Please tell us what you think of the show by emailing radio@theleftberlin.com.

You can hear previous episodes of Radio Berlin International here.

Radio Berlin International #16 – Sounds of Umverteilen

Sounds and music from the Umverteilen demonstration


16/11/2022

In this episode, we hear sounds and music from the Umverteilen protest that took place in Berlin this weekend.

This week’s playlist is:

  • Slim Young – Otan Hunu
  • Yasmo & die Klangkantine – Rich
  • The Coup – 5 Million Ways to Kill A C.E.O.
  • Knorkator – Milliardäre
  • Refpolk, Lenkin.hop, Acero Moretti – They Shall Not Pass
  • Bettina Wegner – Kinder (Sind so kleine Hände)
  • Brass Riot, Etu – Heat
  • Iries Révoltés – Fäuste hoch
  • Leikeli47 – Attitude
  • Çav Bella – Grup Yorum
  • Dolly Parton – 9 to 5

The sounds were recorded by Kirsty Pattison and the show was produced and presented by Tom Wills.

Please tell us what you think of the show by emailing radio@theleftberlin.com.

Radio Berlin International #15 – Myths

with Spaßbremse and COP27 – Human Rights in Egypt


03/11/2022

In this episode, we hear from:

  • Michelle Hayner and Ted Knudsen, presenters of the Spaßbremse podcast on busting myths of a progressive Germany.
  • Investigative journalist Basma Mostafa on why we should be protesting around the world as Egypt hosts the COP27 climate summit. Read more in German here:

This episode’s playlist is:

  • Cairokee – Yalmidan
  • Kate Bollinger – A word becomes a sound
  • The Chambers Brothers – People Get Ready
  • Steve Monite – Only You
  • Shayed Kosoorak – Sheikh Imam
  • Ali al Haggar – Da7ket El Masageen

This episode is presented and produced by Tom Wills.

Please tell us what you think of the show by emailing radio@theleftberlin.com.

Radio Berlin International #13 Angela Davis Speaks at Oranienplatz

Angela Davis on 10 Years OPlatz


18/10/2022

In this episode we hear the speech given by revolutionary activist Angela Davis at Oranienplatz last week, marking ten years since the refugee-led protest movement that started there.

The playlist this week is:

  • Deniz Mahir Kartal – Qele Qele
  • Carmel Zoum – Joy Stick
  • Amewu – Amewuga

Angela Davis was invited to speak at Oranienplatz by the International Women* Space. You can find out more about their work here.

This episode is presented and produced by Tom Wills.

Please tell us what you think of the show by emailing radio@theleftberlin.com.

You can hear previous episodes of Radio Berlin International here.

Radio Berlin International #12 – Poland-Belarus Border/Land Reform/Anti-Palestinian Racism

with Magda Qandil who has recently returned from the border between Poland and Belarus, Activists from Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais, and Emily Baumgartner and Phil Butland on the court victory of Farah Maraqa


22/09/2022

In this episode, we’ll be hearing from:

  • Magda Qandil, a researcher and activist with borderline-europe who has recently returned from the border between Poland and Belarus, where people face terrible conditions and state brutality on the frontier of the EU.
  • Activists from Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra, the Brazilian landless peasants movement (MST), on the struggle for land reform.
  • Emily Baumgartner and Phil Butland on the court victory of Farah Maraqa, the Palestinian journalist fired by Deutsche Welle on the basis of false antisemitism allegations.

This episode is presented by Ali Khan and produced by Tom Wills.

Please tell us what you think of the show by emailing radio@theleftberlin.com.

You can hear previous episodes of Radio Berlin International here.