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Radio Berlin International #10 Reproductive Justice USA / Crisis in Greece

with Dmitra Kyrillou and Mohana Kute


08/06/2022

In this episode, we are talking about the struggle for reproductive justice in the United States, and the latest developments in Greece.

This episode’s guests are Dymitra Kyrillou and Mohana Kute.

You can donate to abortion funds here, here and here.

This episode is presented and produced by Tom Wills.

Radio Berlin International #9 Silencing Palestinian Voices

Discussing anti-Palestinian repression in Germany and globally


23/05/2022

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Radio Berlin International #8 – Liberation Day / Russian Antiwar Resistance / The Nakba

Florian Gutsche from VVN-BdA on the anniversary of Nazi Germany’s defeat. Feminist activist Sasha on opposition to Putin’s aggression within Russia. Palestine Speaks members on Israeli occupation.


10/05/2022

In this episode, Florian Gutsche from the antifascist group VVN-BdA explains why the anniversary of Nazi Germany’s defeat still isn’t a national holiday. Sasha from Feminist Antiwar Resistance tells us about opposition to Putin within Russia. And Asmar and Joujou from Palestine Speaks describe the ongoing Nakba (catastrophe) for Palestinians and events coming up this year in Berlin. Dillon Drasner is in the presenter’s chair.

This episode’s guests are:

This week’s playlist is:

Cartouche – Chant des partisans Yiddish
Trio Scho – Der Hafen von Odessa
Arkadiy Kots Band — Who Shoots At Workers
alyona alyona — Відчиняй
Ahmad Kaabour – A’daffa
Daboor & Shabjdeed – Inn Ann

This episode is presented by Dillon Drasner. The studio engineer for reboot.fm is Noémie Cayron. The producer is Tom Wills.

Don’t miss our next show live on reboot.fm 88.4 MHz in Berlin, 90.7 MHz in Potsdam and online at http://reboot.fm at 7pm on Sunday 22 May. Our next show will be a special broadcast in front of a live audience at theleftberlin.com’s Day School on Left Journalism, which is taking place in Kreuzberg. If you’d like to get involved in producing this show or learn about interviewing, video making, photojournalism and much more, join us there on Sunday 22nd May.

Please tell us what you think of the show by emailing radio@theleftberlin.com. Don’t forget to include your name and where you’re listening from, and we’ll read out as many messages as possible on the air.

Check out our archive of previous episodes of Radio Berlin International.

Radio Berlin International #7 – Fridays for Future / Democracy for All / Tubman Network

Carla Reemtsma on why climate struggle is climate struggle. Amal Abbass on racism and Ukraine refugees. And the campaign to extend voting rights in Berlin.


23/03/2022

In this episode, we hear from a Fridays for Future activist about the global climate strike coming up this week. Amal Abbass from Each One Teach One will speak on the racism experienced by people of colour fleeing Ukraine and how to help. And we’ll have news of the campaign to extend voting rights in Berlin.

This episode’s guests are:

This week’s playlist is:

  • Billie Eilish – all the good girls go to hell
  • K.I.Z. – Hurra die Welt geht unter
  • Nina Simone – New World Coming
  • Angelique Kidjo – Listening Wind
  • JMC Skyred ft. Stanley Rubyn – Rise Up
  • Saul Williams – List Of Demands (Reparations)

This episode is presented by Harry Edwards. The studio engineer for reboot.fm is Franziska Duchemin. The producer is Tom Wills.

Please tell us what you think of the show by emailing radio@theleftberlin.com. Don’t forget to include your name and where you’re listening from, and we’ll read out as many messages as possible on the air.

Don’t miss our next show live on reboot.fm 88.4 MHz in Berlin, 90.7 MHz in Potsdam and online at reboot.fm at 7pm on Sunday 8 May.

You can hear previous episodes of Radio Berlin International here.

Radio Berlin International #6 – Ukrainian socialists, Danièle Obono and International Women’s Day

In this episode, Ukrainian socialists talk about the war and how we can help. A radical French MP will tell us about the coming elections. And we hear from the protests on International Womens’ Day (March 8th).


07/03/2022

Originally broadcast on 6th March, 2022. In this episode, we hear from Ukrainian socialists about the war and what progressives can do to help the situation. A radical French MP will tell us about the elections coming up there and how her party is fighting racism and austerity. And the organisers of one of the protests coming up on International Womens’ Day will be here to say why we should all be taking to the streets on Tuesday.

This episode’s guests are:

  • Taras Salamaniuk & Bohdan Diedushkin – Initiative Host Ukrainians (host.ukrainians@gmail.com)
  • Silvia Habekost – An Care Denken

This episode’s playlist is:

  • Andrey Vinogradov – Psalm About Two Brothers
  • Yuriy Yosyfovych – A Bullet Flew
  • A Tribe Called Quest – We the People
  • HK et les Saltimbanks – On lâche rien
  • Tracy Chapman – Talkin’ Bout a Revolution
  • Vivir Quintana – Canción Sin Miedo (Versión El Palomar)

This episode is presented by Julie Niederhauser. The producer is Tom Wills.

Please tell us what you think of the show by emailing radio@theleftberlin.com. Don’t forget to include your name and where you’re listening from, and we’ll read out as many messages as possible on the air.

Don’t miss our next show live on reboot.fm 88.4 MHz in Berlin, 90.7 MHz in Potsdam and online at http://reboot.fm at 7pm on Sunday 20 March.

You can hear previous episodes of Radio Berlin International here.