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building up the RADICAL radio network

category international | arts and media | news report author Saturday September 10, 2005 14:11author by dunkauthor email fuspey at yahoo dot co dot uk Report this post to the editors

plug in, tune in,

as more peoples work involves sitting all day at computers, more people are beginning to tune into top quality radio shows being put out by the global network of media activists.

there have been various real world discussions about how the current state of things is with the radical radio network, how it can become an extremely powerful tool for communication, education, interaction etc

so ill just post a few thoughts and links to audio files and id invite people to add any links they have, know about, like........
indymedia radio network
indymedia radio network

firstly theres our own top quality radio show : majority world, that has been run ober the years, giving voices to the voiceless. NEARfm broadcast on 101.6fm, but also now broadcast over the web, so you can tune in direct on thursday evenings 4.30- 5.30 and also catch the repeat on fri morning 9.00am

Near FM become the first Irish media organisation to start podcasting

to listen to audio work that robbie has put online click and listen to
small link

eg, the last radio interview done with one of the rossport 5
Interview with Vincent McGrath (Rossport 5) mp3
Recorded on May 26th, live on radio (Near FM's 'Majority World').
small link

"For broadabnd, click this link to hear immediately.
All connected can download the interview by right-clicking the link and saving the target."

G8 radical radio network
formed during the G8 protests, they put out live streams to keep people up to date with events as they occured on the ground, they also brought together many different radio activists from around the world and have created an extensive archive
an example:
at 8.00 am i was interviewed by a woman from the gambia, that interview went out live to some stations, the show was held on the server and through various techniques that show went out on 400+ local community radio stations, for many in remote parts of africa the radio is the tool to connect with the world
this interview went through the AMARC network
AMARC is an international non-governmental organization serving the community radio movement, with almost 3 000 members and associates in 110 countries.
and the african network was the SIMBANI network
"Simbani, which means «talk» in ChiChewa, a language spoken in Malawi, Zambia and Mozambique, is a coup for the community media sector in Africa and gives space to voices not usually heard in the media."

other great links:

indymedia radio network

Free Speech Radio News

free radio santa cruz

democracy now

local again:
here in dublin there are an increasing amount of new networks and more growing, we are trying to bring these together and to push the boundaries of what is possible.
the upcoming seomra spraoi night will explore this and do a radio piece about it
Fri 23rd September
also more activists are doing audio recordings for later use

Liber8 FM - New community radio station (dublin 8)
they will be back broadcasting in november

CMN (community media network)

dublin south

anna livia
tuesday on anna livia 103.2fm, theres the "burning issue" show, 12.30 to 1
they are not streaming YET

galway feminist pirate radio, more on that later

we hope to have an indymedia discussion and workshop about this soon, possibly tue 20th sep @ dolphins barn
earlier imc-ie feature:
Calling Potential Seanchaís, Papparazzis, Earwiggers, Voyeurs, Nerds & Daleks. Help Indymedia.ie!
views on further development of indymedia can be
found on this thread:

indymedia audio links, (needs updating or modification)

some regular audio contributors to imc-ie
small link

kevin imc-éire
small link

Rasta4i’s links
small link


some of my own recordings:
What are your dreams? art encounter radio Cork

sounds from a clowns perspective and new friends he meets in scotland, while opposing G8

belfast weekend of dissent: sights, sounds, feedback

Dublin City Greenway Cycle
direct radio stuff

alvar aalto was an anarchist
1-alto 57
2-whats wrong with anarchism
3-some repulsive proposals
4-talking shite
5-gandhi the philosophical anarchist

feedback session between "art" and "activist" communities-@ 30 mns
from thread:
art and politics- OPEN exhibition @ project- temple bar

and heres a few i like

riot folk concert in portland - sep. 8, 2005
live gig:

"Celebrate our Victory, Feel our Power, Build Radical Community, Be the Media

At the WTO protests in Seattle, we had a collective vision. We saw beyond the borders that divide us. We saw people come together across every kind of political and cultural difference and stand up in a way that we have not seen in this country for decades. We saw peaceful protests shut down one of the most powerful institutions in the world and we saw a system dazed and frightened by the sound of our voices.

People left Seattle energized, believing that they had taken part in the birth of a new movement. "



listen to an excellent interview with 70 year old US musician, pacifist, anarchist; Utah Philips interview with Amy Goodman
from imc-radio

RAMPART, and social centres

The European Social Fora
IMC UK (united kollectives) ESF Newsblast #1

last monday there was the first peoples republic of disco event in dublin, it rocked:

add links please, listen and comment, make your own

be the media
be the media

freakradio - free radio santa cruz
freakradio - free radio santa cruz

democracy now
democracy now

sound system from ecotopia
sound system from ecotopia

author by iosafpublication date Sat Sep 10, 2005 14:55author address author phone Report this post to the editors

As many people will think looking at the Ecotopia photo, you can build a "Mad Max meets Tank Girl" sound system that runs on pedal power from scrap. & its true.
But you don't even need that much scrap or pedal power.
Anyone interested in radio and who works on radio (& I do) ought have the curiosity to know how it works, and how you make one.
I made my first "wireless" when I was 13, and I'm not that practical. And ever since I've been fiddling around with antennas and dishes, as I often joke to other members of the team. & I've been pleased to see that my last recycled antenna held up to extreme storm conditions and is still working better than the "store bought" expensive version the neighbour had which was lost to wind.

Here's the easiest way to get a receiver together:-

(now bear in mind this design was the standard for European resistance groups from Spanish civil war right up to project Liberty in the 1970s) You won't get RTE1 or NearFM or even the local cop shop on one of these without "fiddling". Practise makes perfect:-

& as soon as I find easy instructions on how to make a basic transmittor I'll tell you if no-one else does.

author by dunkpublication date Sat Sep 10, 2005 15:48author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Ronan O'Rahilly, grandson of the o'rahilly, killed in 1916 off moore street, helped set up a radical radio network in the 60's by braodcasting from a ship at sea
radio caroline, the pirate station, helped get the groove into many young peoples lives


60's radical pirate radio network, from the boat
60's radical pirate radio network, from the boat

the crew
the crew

radio caroline
radio caroline

author by RobbieSpublication date Sun Sep 11, 2005 01:40author email robbiesin at gmail dot comauthor address author phone Report this post to the editors

This could be a new story, but for the time being...It appears that radio.indymedia.org has been frozen.

I tried to post a 5MB mp3, but after three attempts in an hour (and it would normally take 5 minutes), I wrote them an email. Failed to deliver.

For all Saturday (though they're probably 6 hours behind), they've just one post at 1:27am, compared to their average of 8 a day.

Our IMC is already stretched, so looks like we've noer radio network till radio.indymedia.org is up and running again.

Related Link: http://www.radio.indymedia.org
author by RobbieSpublication date Sun Sep 11, 2005 12:45author address author phone Report this post to the editors

It appears that www.radio4all.org is changing server, so contributors turned to radio.indymedia.org at least for the time being.

Subsequent overload may be the cause for the freeze.

www.archive.org is another alternative - I'm listening to Democracy Now at the moment from that site. DN's audio archives here go back to 1996.

indyradio or IRN or ....needs infrastructure.

BTW: very soon, most people anywhere in the world will not have to sit in front of a computer to listen to indyradio - 3g and wi-fi technology should mean free listening on the move.

Also, some people in IMC Ireland think that low ratings on radio.indymedia.org mean that no-one is listening and that podcasts are a 'specialist' activity.

Firstly, the radio.indymedia ratings refer to current listenership, so double digits at any one time adds up. We are only starting, but judge each mp3 as you hear it, not branding them all as esoteric etc. Like any print article, it's advisable to look at the topic to see if you'd be interested in it.

Contributors should make sure that the sound quality is good enough that they themselves would find it listenable and interesting.

The prospect of indymedia would have seemed esoteric or specialised ten years ago. This is the next logical step in democratising media.

author by RobbieSpublication date Mon Sep 12, 2005 14:36author address author phone Report this post to the editors

www.radio.indymedia.org up and running again.

An error in the log script caused the problem.

Related Link: http://www.radio.indymedia.org
author by Organised Ideaspublication date Mon Sep 12, 2005 17:27author email organised.ideas at gmail dot comauthor address author phone Report this post to the editors

Organised Ideas Presents :

"Hope" The Radio Documentary

Featuring interviews with :

Niall Mc Guirk / Miriam Mc Guirk (ex-Hope Promotions / ex-Hope collective)

Bushie (ex-waltons / Estel / Murder City Records)

Boz (ex-Onion Breath / The Steam pig / Nosebleed Fanzine)

Clodagh (ex-Hope Collective / ex-Kids Collective / Gz Collective / Easpa Measa)

Niall Byrne (ex-Jackbeast / ex-Flexihead / Redneck Manifesto )

Dylan (Basta Youth Collective)

An insight into what the Hope collective was and how it affected those involved in independent music also featuring music and live recordings from hope gigs .

Check it Out at :

author by Directiapublication date Thu Sep 15, 2005 11:27author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Keep these audio clips coming, I find them so much easier to follow that reading through heaps of text.

Over the next few days I'll try to listen to all clips linked above, alot easier to do while pretending to work at my office job than look at articles.

Hope we have indymedia radio Ireland soon!

author by dunkpublication date Thu Sep 15, 2005 20:31author address author phone Report this post to the editors

indymedia uk was 5 years old on mayday, indymedia london have put out a radio show about this years london mayday stuff ....

posted earlier here

further imc developments- UC-IMC Buys Post Office
The Independent Media Center of Urbana Champaign held a press conference in the Historic downtown urbana Post office today May, 9 2005. The press conference was held to announce the UCIMC purchase of the Downtown Urbana Post Office. The Post office is projected to become the center of the global independent media network. The UC-IMC is one of 150 independent media centers in over 50 countries worldwide. This is Sascha Mienwrath the treasurer for the of the Global Indy media Network and the UCIMC.
You can listen to Sascha Meinwrath by clicking below: (MP3 6.4 meg, TRT 7:01)

see + hear more at imc-radio link


posted here

author by dunkpublication date Fri Sep 16, 2005 20:29author address author phone Report this post to the editors

a discussion with sarah pierce from 2 weeks back about the bienelle, the changing nature of the art world, art spaces, and some others
@ 21mins long, abrubtly ends when battery ran out
critical discussion @ monks garden, venice

intro to the evening from some of the imc-ie crew,
Indymedia Video Premiere Aug 25 2004

audio file from the meeting of the botanic spine greenway group and the C50 loop.
@ 3mins (@ march 2005)
Dublin City Greenway Cycle

author by dunkpublication date Mon Sep 19, 2005 16:15author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Big Plane Small Axe
by Margaretta D'Arcy - Women in Media and Entertainment

can art help change the world - audio interviews

author by dunkpublication date Tue Sep 20, 2005 17:43author address author phone Report this post to the editors

just passing on ideas from one of rampART radio crew
and also link to latest upload re homelessness in dublin:
No More Deaths On Our Streets- Organizing to stop homelessness in Dublin
Theresa has been homeless for over 30 years on Dublins streets, she has seen the changes with the arrival of heroin, the arrival of the celtic tiger, she has seen many friends in her homeless family die
52 mins

rampART radio is an internet radio station which was orginally set up to provide independent coverage during the London European Social Forum held in October 2004. When the ESF finished rampART struggled on putting out daily news and events listings, along with some of the best revolutionary tunes and parodies you are likely to come across anywhere on the net. Over the last year the station has had it's share of up's and downs, including a month of down time when we lost our ADSL internet connection after the post office decided not to deliver any more post (including our phone bill). During the G8 in July, rampART radio provided 5 days of live up-to-the-minute coverage and enjoyed it's highest ever audiences as the stream was rebroadcast around the world. rampART radio also played a role in covering the protests against DSEi and even the London bombings after the G8.

Now, almost one year since it was created, I propose to kill rampART radio.

Ok, not exactly kill but certainly a rebirth in a very different form.

Internet radio suffers from many problems, some of which are slowing be solved by technology and some which can't. The two main problems are content and listeners.
It is so easy to set up a station that there are litter ally tens of thousands of internet stations fighting over what is actually quite a small potential audience. Unlikely real broadcast radio, internet streams require expensive computers and broadband internet connections to listen to them. This may change as WiFi technology advances and provides battery operated pocket internet radio players, but in the meantime it remains a very elitist technology. Obviously real broadcast radio would be better but the state makes sure that only the rich and compliant have easy access to the air waves. Unless we want to be harassed by the licencing authorities we have to continue with internet radio and make the best of it.

Which brings us to content. Making new content on a regular basis (such as daily news bulletins) requires commitment. In this country there doesn't seem to be that many activist projects producing audio content. Indymedia Radio have been producing a live one hour show almost every week for Resonance FM, as have Small Slow Peasants. Up north there is Below The Pavement. During the G8 there was the Radical Radio Collective which produced quite a bit of content during the week, but DSEi saw only one audio file uploaded to indymedia. It is hard to maintain or justify a political radio stream with this little new content.

Indymedia sees loads of written reports and photos for most demos and protests. It is also seeing an massive increase in the number of video clips being uploaded. It is perhaps strange that audio clips are so rare since the technology has been around so much longer - perhaps it simply isn't as sexy as video and digital photography. However, audio does have many advantages to video, it is easy and quicker to produce usable content. Arguable, audio encourages better reporting and can convey a better understanding of issues and motives than most video clips.

So where am I going with this?

I am proposing to debrand rampART radio - relaunch it under a new new and radically broaden involvement in the project.

By dropping the name rampART radio the project can be liberated from it's physicality and invite new participation beyond the rampART. It's new name and concept will hopefully encourage a much wider feeling of ownership in the project which will become an umbrella or platform for existing and new audio based media projects.

The proposal is based on a concept I had early on in the history of rampART radio when I argued it should be called something more generic like Squat Radio or Real Radio. However it now takes on board lessons we have learnt during the last year about the importance providing non streaming access to connect (ie. public archives) and the benefits of content syndication. Additionally this proposal is inspired by a project based in Barcelona called R23 (see www.r3.cc) which incorporates web based remote management of archiving, playlist editing, scheduling and streaming.

The new radio project would hopefully look something like this;

New name - Real Radio / R Radio / or whatever
New website - probably based on NetJuke and the system used by r3.cc
Closer integration with Indymedia UK and other political websites and forums.
Multiple physical studios, including rampART studio.
Training and regular management and content meetings.
Major emphasis on archiving and content syndication

A priority would be to encourage individuals and groups to produce regular content in the knowledge that it would be streamed on an established radio station and archived so that other stations are likely to rebroadcast it or individuals download and listen to it at their own convenience. Contributors would form the management collective that would sort out scheduling issues etc by consensus. The collective would communicate by email list, facilitate skill sharing and training, plus maintain a list of equipment and expertise on which they might call.

The website would act as a front end to both listeners and contributors. It would enable remote management of the stream playlists and schedules and also facilitate the addition of new content to the ac hives and playlists. Listeners would not only be able to listen to the stream or download something from the archive but also be encouraged to get involved in content creation.

I envision different groups (eg. the Samba band, No Borders, Smash EDO, Schnews etc.) and different spaces (eg. rampART, Sumac Centre, the Basement, 1in12, Cowley Club etc); creating their own content on a regular basis and acting as nodes to promote the station locally. Perhaps some squats might rebroadcast on micro power to the residents or simply pipe to communal rooms.

Content wise I would hope for daily news summaries from indymedia and other sources, events listings, a weekly schnews reading, detailed reports of actions by the participants, recordings of cultural events, gigs etc taking place in 'our' spaces, interviews with interesting visitors about what's going on in their countries or with their projects, discussions and debates, political musics, and drunken ranting. Basically, the kind of stuff rampART has been doing for the last year but much much more of it from a many more spaces, groups and individuals. (Also encouraging people doing video to consider also ripping decent audio from their footage).

Why? Because we must develop our own media and if we all do it alone we are wasting our energy!

If different projects all create a radio stream then most of the time it will be just looping the same old tired playlist and getting tiny audiences. But if different project all concentrated on content then we all get one good stream with bigger audiences attracted by constant fresh output with daily news and events listings and info about what's going on where and what there is to get involved in.

How? The technology required to make this work all ready exists, it just needs to be brought together.

What is needed is people to commit. Talk to friends, the people and projects you are active with. Would they be interested in get involved?
Let us know. We'll organise a meeting and start the ball rolling. Do you have suggestions? Can you offer technical skills, training or equipment?
Can you donate bandwidth? Ideas for shows? Read the news? Get the software working? Create the website? Administer the mailing list?
Promote the station or rebroadcast the station?

author by RobbieSpublication date Sat Oct 01, 2005 08:53author email robbiesin at gmail dot comauthor address author phone Report this post to the editors

feasible too. Not too sure about the 'training' though - the pedant in me thinks that 'skill sharing' is better.

If radio is easier to produce than video, there still tends to be a time lag, especially when being produced by volunteers with a lot more on their plate.

We need an oscailt newswire, but with separate archiving facility (for stuff done two years ago etc.).

I wish we could contact radio.indymedia.org to see if they mind the projected inundation of their site with Irish material.

On a smaller point, I think the name Indyradio Ireland is perhaps better than Real Radio because it better reflects the indymedia genesis, basis, inclusive ethos, and content crossover.

author by germanium diodepublication date Sat Oct 01, 2005 20:28author address author phone Report this post to the editors

link at link

Related Link: http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2005/09/324547.html
author by RobbieSpublication date Sat Oct 08, 2005 18:49author address author phone Report this post to the editors

an easy way to find any audio on indymedia.ie is to put .mp3, or .wav, or whatever in the seach box. It is worth including the Comments in the search, because sometimes, that's where the audio is to be found.

An archive space'd still be nice.

author by dunkpublication date Mon Oct 10, 2005 13:29author address author phone Report this post to the editors

allright lads

we are here in moore st, right now, building the imc-radio-moore st network- 5 of us here now, im presently in the chinese net shop space under moore st lending library- over talk is cheap (now talk cents) phone shop on corner after trader johns, the rest are in pub brainstorming

whats going on-
1- constructing a physical local pirate station- getting stuff to broadcast from the street

2- thursdays majority world will be broadcast live from the street- theme - is this the death of moore st?
(calling all those lovers of this town -The Moore Street Lending Library -S27 - O15
http://www.indymedia.ie/newswire.php?story_id=72169&search_text=moore%20st )
that will go over the net live, so in conjunction with imc-ie it will be imc-ie's live stream- we will contact all friends around planet and ask them to call us, text, email and as they call we will construct a physical picture on the street showing who is "tuning in" - this is all a further demonstration to people/ activists of the power of the tool that is community/ web radio

3- building up the online archive library of audio files, making workshops on the street to show people where to find stuff, how to listen, how to make their own, how to broaden the network

4- nightly screenings of radical films about alternative and independant media

5- text based media being put up on street, using street as a "communication space", including lots of photos, exploring communication

6- recording with people from st, going out live over station, onto archive/ site etc

7- changing the world (another little bit) because we know we are winning and will win, and not just fighting the good fight
( imc-ie is/ should be more than a website
story_id=68510#comment100759 )

8 - having a buzz, pushing the boundaries


come down to moore st, help us, join us, add your ideas, help build the antennas, see notice board on corner for updates, see ground for chalkings


author by dunkpublication date Mon Oct 10, 2005 13:48author address author phone Report this post to the editors

also c/o La Fruits De Merde
Seattle Wireless Antenna HowTo

author by dunkpublication date Mon Oct 10, 2005 13:49author address author phone Report this post to the editors

all input and advice welcom

author by dunkpublication date Tue Oct 11, 2005 18:43author address author phone Report this post to the editors

building up the network - brainstorming
6min 25
brief report after the initial brainstorming session in trader johns pub on moore st
antennas, who will be listening, whats the point of it.......

the moore street lending library
13min 12
the moore street lending library; glenn and ciaran
what is it, whats it trying to do, things people love about the street, what can be done about "development"; who has a say in what changes happen

author by dunkpublication date Tue Oct 25, 2005 15:52author address author phone Report this post to the editors

hope to do live stream this friday using
for the media symposium
Darklight Symposium 2005

mediageek 7-29-05 podcast: Podcasting, Indymedia and Innovation
from site
or listen

History of Indymedia (IMC)

todays interview from the banks of the river liffey- the lively stream
an 18.5 min interview on the possibilites of what can be done, how it works, why we should bother, what might be achieved
recorded in the chancery pub in dublin, alongside the lively stream of dublin; the river liffey
hope you enjoy the piece, we would appreciate any input


author by dunkpublication date Thu Oct 27, 2005 13:32author address author phone Report this post to the editors

imc-ie development : physical space and first live stream

images from the moore street radio project and screenings

lding up the radical radio network- from cd playing in a sterio to a full live stream
lding up the radical radio network- from cd playing in a sterio to a full live stream

author by dunkpublication date Fri Nov 04, 2005 14:07author address author phone Report this post to the editors

oz; melbourne and perth
perth indymedia radical radio
Perth Indymedia Radical Radio - audio from Wed2Nov05

UCIMC (urbana champaign IMC) & Prometheus Radio Project present:
November 11-13

Prometheus teams up with the powerhouse Urbana Champaign Independent Media Center to build Radio Free Urbana, WRFU-LP, in the IMC's brand new space
Call for participation from UC-IMC:

WRFU, Radio Free Urbana is a new community radio station in Urbana, Illinois. We have an FCC license to broadcast at 104.5 FM at low power (~100 watts) and are currently in the process of building the station and getting on the air. We are dedicated to providing a new voice for the people in our community. To find out more about WRFU, visit our information page

more behind the project
Microradio Implementation Project website

last report of this on imc-ie
Indymedia strategy session at the Urbana-Champaign Barnraising + IMC-IE stuff

perth indymedia radical radio network
perth indymedia radical radio network

melbourne indy radio
melbourne indy radio

UC-IMC radio barnraising
UC-IMC radio barnraising

prometheus radio project
prometheus radio project

author by dunkpublication date Sat Nov 05, 2005 17:28author address author phone Report this post to the editors

congrats and best wishes to the UC-IMC collective

author by historianpublication date Sat Nov 05, 2005 18:32author address author phone Report this post to the editors

a reminder that UC IMC broke quite a few of the rules and eventually after global outcry and protest from other imc collectives had to issue an apology and clarification of statements by the very same woman who...


author by enthusiastpublication date Sun Nov 06, 2005 12:55author address author phone Report this post to the editors

I want to hear shows on what happened in Argentina or Paris, they've been much more radical. But I can't find any links.

author by participant/doerpublication date Tue Nov 08, 2005 02:35author address author phone Report this post to the editors

The beauty about the new media is that you can do it yourself.

Putting together your own audio might be easier than bringing an FTAA summit to town to protest against.

Why look askance at the efforts of others?

Don’t diss the media, be the media.

author by Saoririseoirpublication date Mon Nov 14, 2005 03:36author email robbiesin at gmail dot comauthor address author phone Report this post to the editors

At least, since 6pm. (Irish time) Sunday evening November 13th, www.radio.dinymedia.org has been off the air, so to speak. "Page cannot be displayed" etc.

updates will follow.

author by saoririseoirpublication date Mon Nov 14, 2005 15:42author address author phone Report this post to the editors

www.radio.indymedia.org has been back on air, at least, since 11 a.m. this morning Irish time.

author by dunkpublication date Wed Nov 16, 2005 16:29author address author phone Report this post to the editors

This is the first fifteen minutes of WRFU's inugural broadcast.
from this link

author by dunkpublication date Wed Nov 16, 2005 16:38author address author phone Report this post to the editors

listen to it here

author by saoririseoirpublication date Fri Dec 23, 2005 15:38author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Third time this month afaik.

It was off for nearly week earlier this month. I don't know how long for the second time, but It's been off since Wednesday this week.

radio4all is another option, but I think they have bandwidth problems.

archive.org is another option, but I can't get in to upload stuff there - someone else might know how. Also, thre is a 12-hour gap between submission and display on that site.

Would be nice someday if we had our own.

author by earspublication date Fri Dec 23, 2005 15:49author address author phone Report this post to the editors

You have to register with archive.org if you want to upload stuff onto the site. Takes a couple of minutes. You get a 'library card' which allows you to FTP stuff there.

Related Link: http://www.archive.org/account/login.createaccount.php
author by RobbieSpublication date Wed Jan 04, 2006 13:06author address author phone Report this post to the editors

www.radio.indymedia.org went back on air on Dec 29th, having been off air for eight days this time. Today, it's off the air again.

I actually got a library card for archive.org in August, but can't get any further than an ftp page when I try to upload. There doesn't seem to be an active field so that you can tell it where the file is located on your computer. I've emailed them, but have heard nothing back.

Maybe, people can use radio4all, but apart from anything else, the accessibiity or easy upload of radio.indymedia, as well as its good bandwidth, would make it the best choice if it was reliable.

Maybe, IMC Ireland could try to get more space for www.indymedia.ie and make it a self-reliant and dependable multimedia source and resource.

author by earspublication date Wed Jan 04, 2006 15:25author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Robbie, you need to use a program like FTP explorer to upload stuff to archive.org. It doesnt work the same way as radio.indymedia.org, which is a simple HTTP upload. Take the time (about 15 minutes) to learn about FTP and it will benefit you greatly. Its not hard to use, honestly.

Have a look at the screenshots of the program and you'll get a grasp of how FTP works.

video.indymedia.org also uses FTP uploads.

Related Link: http://www.ftpx.com/
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Black Brain Radio: billed as 'unconventional innovative radio artwork' this project by Irish artist Garrett Phelan, with Temple Bar Gallery and the Irish Museum of Modern Art, aims to explore 'the processes through which ideas or values enter into society... the listener is presented with an onslaught of regurgitated information, in this instanced reprocessed through the artist's voice, presented as a series of confusing, disjointed, sound works... an exploration into the formation of opinion'. Intriguing, what? The broadcast starts today on 89.9 FM in the greater Dublin area, and online at http://www.garrettphelan.com/now.htm, and concludes on February 17th with an open discussion exploring radio and art, when guests include the head of features at RTE Radio 1, Lorelei Harris. See also www.imma.ie

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earlier imc-ie workshop @ cork and art encounter radio (AUG 05)

interviews heard here
the world is sad she needs more dreams

listening to dreams from around the world
listening to dreams from around the world

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new community garden up and running in Phibsboro

audio reports from gardens half year open day

critical mass report with audio files

images from a revolt workshop evening with the homeless lads

dublin - bike way, community garden, car free day activity, moore st

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forgot to include
audio files; brainstorming and festival feedback

author by dunkpublication date Wed Jun 14, 2006 13:54author address author phone Report this post to the editors

audio stuff done for revolt radio has been taken for inclusion in imc-uk radio show
revolt video got a load of excellent footage and there are still a lot more audio to get edited

message from imc-london radio crew:

Thanks for the great audio from the Rossport 1st Anniversary solidarity

I edited the interview with Treasa and the Bitchin Kitchen crew into a
12 min piece for the IndyMedia London Radio Show and I've ripped a
mp3 of that.

radio.indymedia.org seems to be down at the moment, but let me know if
you'd like the .mp3 of the new version (12 mins)



The IMC Radio Network

The main project of the group is the weekly Indymedia Newswire show which started in November 2002 when the group was given a slot on Resonance FM (London's only licensed art community radio station). The original slot was just half an hour was shortly increased to one hour once a week. The show has been running continuously for three years. That's an hour of content production every wednesday, week in, week out. There's no other area in the indymedia project which has such a hard deliverable content deadline every week. The show goes out every Wedensday between 1pm and 2pm local time (either 12:00-13:00 or 13:00-14:00 GMT depending on daylight saving time) and repeated at 11am on Mondays. The shows are also streamed live on the internet at the time of transmission (see http://www.resonancefm.com/audio.htm). The shows are recorded and archived.

rossport audio here:
Rossport Solidarity camp - audio from last weekends gathering : SHELL TO HELL - indymedia radio network


Audio from the weekend, more to come (imc-radio down at present)

Treasa Ni Ghearraigh and the bolivia situation

audio file 1 - enough!
Rossport woman Treasa Ni Ghearraigh tells us her views about the similarity between what is going on in Ireland and Bolivia after watching the film "Bolivia is not for sale", which documented the changes over the last decade in Bolivia -

her message to Bolivia in Gaeilge (the traditional language of Ireland that is still used in parts of the country and been revived in others) :
"Coinnigh suas an oidhreacht agus le cunamh Dé, ta tiocfaidh an taru ceart as an oidhearacht"
"keep up the effort, unity is power, enough, hopefully we will suceed"
15.10 mins

audio file 2- another world is not possible, its NECESSARY
Venezuela; grassroots women organisiing for the return of the oil wealth

after watching a film about recent events in Venezuela, a very good and wide ranging discussion followed, looking at things from "wages to housework, latino racism, alternative media, grassroots bottom up organising, global revolution
22.22mins - cuts short due to battery cut out

audio file 3- Bitchen' Kitchen: Tracey and Gráinne give us the low down
Irelands year and a half old kitchen collective outline what they are about: healthy, wholesome, and as tasty as f***

audio file 4- bug protector girl
one girls uses her ingeniuoty to fend of the rossport bugs

revolt outdoor screening unit
revolt outdoor screening unit

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Indymedia News Wire Indymedia
News update from the independent minded website crew.
http://www.resonancefm.com/audio.htm to listen

show goes out again 11am on Monday

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Revolt Radio Recordings

1- Afghan Hunger Strike
2- Anarchist Bookfair 2006
3- Alternatives to Neoliberalism
4- The Homeless Revolt, parts 1-4
5- Greening the City
6- Art as a tool for changing the world
7- A clowns world

Afghan Hunger Strike

1- Osman Hotak briefs media about situation with Afghani hunger strikers in Dublin-day 3
2 - Fr Joe Mc Culloghs views after visiting the men "it’s a disgrace, it would make you ashamed to be an Irish citizen.", - day 3
3 - Tahir Khan gives report after visiting the men - day 4
4 - update from Afghan men - day 6
5 - rar_update_and_background - day 6
6- indepth description of present immigration policy - day 6
7 - Sultan asks to be allowed back into join the hunger strike - day 7
8 - corporate media vulture - day 7
9 - violent_racists - day 7
10 - splitting_the_men - day 7
11 - random_inquisitive_people - day 7
12 - sounds from the heart of the city - final day
13 - perspective from an inner city kid who on monday supported the men and now doesent - final day
14 - i am not afraid of the racists - final day
15- ireland is getting like africa under the apartheid system with its racism - final day
16- sin fein take the floor- final day
17 - swp take the floor - final day
18 - RAR roseanna flynn - final day
Seeking Their Human Rights

1 - Osman Hotak gives a brief summary of how things stand at 8.00pm (night 3)
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/main.wav (12 mins)

2 - Fr Joe Mc Culloghs views after visiting the men - day 3
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/post_visit.wav (6.42 min)

3- Tahir Khan gives report after visiting the men - day 4
11.42 mins, interviewed by imc-ie volunteers, "we are the media"
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/imgp3183.wav (11.42 mins)

4 - update from Afghan men - day 6
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/afghan_lads.wav (14.54 mins)

5 - rar_update_and_background - day 6
10mins, the background to the whole build up of this, the faults with the irish asylum process, the situation in afghanistan if they are sent back
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/rar_update_and_backg...d.wav ?

day 6 - indepth description of present immigration policy
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/asylum_policy.wav (6.18 min)

7 - Sultan asks to be allowed back into join the hunger strike - day 7
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/sultan_asking_to_be_...n.wav ?

8 - corporate media vulture - day 7
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/media_vultures.wav (2.21 min)

9 - violent_racists - day 7
drunken louts arrive at 2am when sick hunger strikers are outside, cops do nothing
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/violent_racists.wav (1.35 min)

10 - splitting_the_men - day 7
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/splitting_the_men.wav (1.25 min)

11 - random_inquisitive_people - day 7

12 - sounds from the streets, heart of dublin city (Henry St and Moore St. junction)

13 - perspective from an inner city kid who on monday supported the men and now doesent
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/turncoat.wav (8.47 min)

14 - i am not afraid of the racists
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/turncoat_2.wav (25 seconds)

15 - getting like africa under the apartheid system
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/afrfican_man.wav (1.53 min)

16 -sin fein take the floor
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/sin_fein.wav (2.28 min)

17 - swp take the floor (4.40 min)

18 - RAR roseanna flynn
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/roseanna.wav (2.00 min)
Related Link:

Hunger strike by Afghan asylum seekers ends after tense week in St Patricks Cathedral - Sunday May 21, 2006
audio source - http://radio.indymedia.org/news/2006/05/9824.php

Anarchist Bookfair 2006

1 - Social centres, social or political spaces
2 - Clare interviews Dunk about the social centres and spaces workshop
3 - Save Iceland campaign, Oli explains the Situation

1 - Social centres, social or political spaces
a workshop discussion
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/social_centres.wav (7 mins)

2 - Clare interviews Dunk about the social centres and spaces workshop
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/social_centres_2.wav (7mins)

3 - Save Iceland campaign, Oli explains the Situation
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/oli.wav (24 mins)

audio source - http://radio.indymedia.org/news/2006/03/8890.php
Anarchist Bookfair 2006 - March 05, 2006

Alternatives to Neoliberalism

1- Neo Liberalism in Britain and Ireland in regard to national transport services.
2- Neo Liberelism and Education in Ireland
3 - Neo Liberelism andand health services in Ireland
4 - Ireland and Europe - Alternatives to Neoliberalism

1- Neo Liberalism in Britain and Ireland in regard to national transport services.
Brian Denny, Works for the Rail Marine and Transport union in Britain. + intro from Jack O'Conner, head of SIPTU
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/lib1-transport.wav (37.34 min)

2- Neo Liberelism and Education in Ireland
Eddie Conlon, an activist in the Teachers' Union of Ireland (TUI).
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/lib2-education.wav (12.39 mins)

3 - Neo Liberelism andand health services in Ireland
Maura O'Connor
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/lib3-health.wav (10.21 mins)

4 - Ireland and Europe - Alternatives to Neoliberalism
end of conference - feedback from the floor
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/lib4.wav (50.37mins)
audio source - http://radio.indymedia.org/news/2006/03/8943.php

Ireland and Europe - Alternatives to Neoliberalism - February 18 2006

The Homeless Revolt

Part 1 - No More Deaths On Our Streets
1- No more Death on our streets
2 - Theresa's story
no more death - street seen

Part 2 - Forcing the Goverment to Listen
1 - A view of the struggle
2 - Whats going on today
3 - Terry and Keno
4- A brief history of the homeless revolt
5 - 2.00pm update
6 - Sinn Féin listen to the lads
7 - FG enda kenny and homelessess
8- A homeless candidate in the next election??
sleepout outside the Dail c/o elaine

Part 3 - The Homeless Revolt
1 - Tommy's world
the homeless are revolting

Part 4- Taking over derelict buildings, direct action to survive
1- Homeless takeover of derelict city centre building
2- Homeless sent out of building to die

Part 1 - No More Deaths On Our Streets

1- No more Death on our streets
Outside Central Bank Dublin, members of the homeless community, politicians, punks, street seen people, social centre people addressed the crowd
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/speeches.wav (10 mins-battery died, apologies)

2 - Theresa's story
Theresa has been homeless for over 30 years on Dublins streets, she has seen the changes with the arrival of heroin, the arrival of the celtic tiger, she has seen many friends in her homeless family die.
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/theresa.wav (52 mins)

No More Deaths On Our Streets - Sun Sep 18, 2005

Part 2 - Forcing the Goverment to Listen
sleepout outside the Dáil and meeting the TD's -

1 - A view of the struggle
Brendan, a supporter of the revolt, gives his overview
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/brendan.wav (8.07 min)

2 - Whats going on today
Eddie and Chris, both homeless, 1 on the streets 24 years
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/eddieand_chris.wav (14.47mins)

3 - Terry and Keno
Keno (aka Ken Molloy, homeless for @ 22 years) grilles senator Terry Leydon on what the government is doing about the problem
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/terry_and_keno.wav (5.17min)

4- A brief history of the homeless revolt
Jon Glackin, founder of Street Seen, gives history and development of this "revolt"
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/jon_glackin.wav (9.15min)

5 - 2.00pm update
Jon's update cut short due to Gerry Adams visiting the lads
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/jon_glackin.wavr396s...v.wav (44 seconds)

6 - Sinn Féin listen to the lads
Councilor Daithi Doolan offers support and a possible solution
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/doolan.wav (44 seconds)
7 - FG enda kenny and homelessess
he gives his reasons on how he thinks he can change matters
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/endakenny_and_homele...s.wav (1.36min)

8- A homeless candidate in the next election??
Anthony talks with Green party leader Trevor Sergeant
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/trevor_sar.wav (3.32 min)
In Revolt: Homeless Citizens To Propose A Motion at D.C.C - October 02, 2005
International Homeless Forum http://www.forums.homeless.org.au/
Street Seen - http://www.streetseennews.blogspot.com

Part 3 - The Homeless Revolt
Bringing the message back to the streets, Pickets, DCC motion, street radio

1 - Tommy's world
Arriving up from the country to the big city with nowhere to turn, learning from the streets, what needs to be done to resolve this homeless problem.
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/homeless_still_revol...y.wav (11 mins)

the homeless are still revolting - October 25, 2005 http://www.indymedia.ie/newswire.php?story_id=72641
audio source - http://radio.indymedia.org/news/2005/09/7029.php

Part 4- Taking over derelict buildings, direct action to survive

1- Homeless takeover of derelict city centre building
Colaiste Mhuire is taken, report given, cops keep mute
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/detective.wav (3.12mins)

2- Homeless sent out of building to die
Homeless man speaks strongly after forced eviction of building they had occupied for some time - 2 homeless people died in the previous 3 days
further report of cops being locked in by homeless supporters. 2 days previous was the first of the winter snow
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/squat_and_cops.wav (6.02 mins)

Keep Death Off Our Streets ... And The Guards On Their Toes - Sunday November 27, 2005

Greening the City

1- Community gardens and food production
2- Tree planting around Dublin
3 - Dublin Greenway Cycle
4 - European Greenway Conference
5 - Velo City International conference @ Dublin

Part 1- Community gardens and food production

1- Opening the earth in Dolphins Barn
2 - learning about the garden
3 - sounds from the garden
4- History of the Dolphins Barn Community Garden
5- Mixing the muck
6- The Cursed Earth Garden
7- Surviving Peak Oil, learning from Cuba

1- Opening the earth in Dolphins Barn
The planting of the first Hazel, mac opens the ground
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/opening_the_barn.wav (1.07 mins)

2 - Learning about the garden
Pears tells us about the smelly alexander bush
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/alexander.wav (1 min)

3 - Sounds from the garden
opening night, tree planted, attempts at a sing song
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/sounds_from_the_gard...n.wav (50 secs)
4 - History of the Dolphins Barn Community Garden
Ruth speaks
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/garden-tooth.wav (8.00 mins)

5 - Mixing the muck 7.5 mins
muck ceremony during car free weekend in dolphins barn garden, updates on the other gardens
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/garden.wav (7.39 mins)

6 - The Cursed Earth Garden
Seán talks about the history and dreams of the Phibsboro garden
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/imgp2892.wav (4 mins)

7 -Surviving Peak Oil, learning from Cuba

Bringing Nature to Man's Domain -May 2005- http://www.indymedia.ie/article/69689
Dolphin's Barn community garden under threat - April 18, 2006 http://www.indymedia.ie/article/75438

Tree planting around Dublin

1 - 3 new trees for Larriers
2 - Sheriff Street little treasures tree talk
3 - in memory of Billy Merigan
4 - 3 new trees for Synge Street school

1 - 3 new trees for Larriers
3 trees get planted by the young lads of St Lawrence O'Tooles secondary school
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/larriers.wav (2.17 min)

2 - Sheriff Street little treasures tree talk
nature talk with the creche kids after planting a tree in their garden
(small wind interference at start but well worth listening to for Garys inputs)
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/little_treasures.wav (4.28 mins)

3 - in memory of Billy Merigan
3 trees planted by 3 Homeless men in Maple House in memory of their pal

4 - 3 new trees for Synge Street school
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/synge_st.wav (24 seconds)

audio source - http://radio.indymedia.org/news/2005/04/4420.php
tree walk - 11-15th april - http://www.indymedia.ie/newswire.php?story_id=69290

Dublin Greenway Cycle

1- Greenways, what are they?
2- Sheriff Street Park

1- Greenways, what are they?
Daniel Mourek, Czech greenway group, at first Dublin greenway cycle
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/imgp1076.wav (5.45 min)

2- Sheriff Street Park
Sheriff Street kids talk about their park, one of the many that the greenway threads through
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/imgp1079.wav (2.20min)

Dublin City Greenway Cycle - June 01 2005
Botanic Spine, a greenway for Dublin City - http://www.dublin.ie/botanicspine/

European Greenway Conference

1 - RAVEL network in Wallonia, Belgium
2 - Eastern Europes Greenway Network

1 - RAVEL network in Wallonia, Belgium
Gilbert Perrin :: Autonomous Network of Slow Ways ::
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/copy_of_waloon.wav (23 mins, difficult to hear at start)

2 - Eastern Europes Greenway Network
Daniel Mouriek from Prague and the bottom up approach to developing this network: wine routes, loops of backbone, animal trails, greenways through trouble lands, local involvment in projects.
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/daniel.wav (23 mins)
Euro greenway conference - May 31 2005 - http://www.indymedia.ie/article/69926

Velo City International conference @ Dublin

1- Balkans Peace Park Project
2- Suspicion, inertia, impatience : 3 factors holding up change
3 - walk and talk through park with 2 of DCC
4 - How Decentralised municipalities affect local change
5 - Deputy lord mayor's views on Dublin as a bike friendly city

1- Balkans Peace Park Project
Howard Boyd talks about eco tourism in the balkans, poor city planning in dublin, car free cities and more
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/howard.wav (20.26 mins)

2- Suspicion, inertia, impatience : 3 factors holding up change
micheal ahearne, DTO head's closing adress to conference
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/aherne.wav (7.05 mins)

3 - walk and talk through park with 2 of DCC
Rob and Gordon of DCC (dublin cycling campaign) talk about the city, the conference and bikes
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/walkntalk.wav (8.20 mins)

4 - How Decentralised municipalities affect local change
Lieve Vermoere, Belgian Federal Ministry of Transport & Mobility,
comparing ireland and belgium and how decentralised municipalities affect local change - outlines lack of contact with local Dublin people
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/belge.wav (18.25 mins)

5 - Deputy lord mayor's views on Dublin as a bike friendly city
Andrew Montague, deputy lord mayor of dublin city, labour councilor:
outcomes from conference, how it could be improved upon, more involvement with local groups and better outreach needed.
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/andrew.wav (20.10 mins)

Audio reports from Velo City - Wed Jun 15, 2005
Majority World Velo City Special - http://www.indymedia.ie/article/70101
Velo City - http://www.velo-city2005.com/

Art as a tool for changing the world

1- Dialogues with Sarah Pierce
2- Muralismo @ Mayfield
3- What are your dreams?
4- Can Art Change the World?
5- art systems occupying derelict space in dublin city

Dialogues with Sarah Pierce

1- Red Archive Feedback Session
2 - Sarah Pierce, 2 weeks back home after the Venice Bienelle

1- Red Archive Feedback Session
discussion between "art" and "activist" communities about their worlds, dreams, work
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/the_red_archive_disc...n.mp3 (26 mns)

2 - Sarah Pierce, 2 weeks back home after the Venice Bienelle
The Bienelle, the changing nature of the art world, art spaces, what makes up Irish Culture, her role in re-routing the normal stories, people whose work wouldnt normally reach the wider public, art and activist overlap
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/sarahpierce.wav (21mins long, abrubtly ends when battery ran out)

art and politics- OPEN exhibition @ project - temple bar - may 2004

critical discussion @ monks garden, venice - June 02, 2005
Sarah Pierce, the metropolitan complex: http://www.themetropolitancomplex.com/

Muralismo @ Mayfield

1- manuel y muralismo 1 (en espanol )
2 - manuel y muralismo 2 (en espanol )
3 - johanna y los suevnos, johanna and her dreams (en espanol )
4 - nima and muralismo
5 - ta an puc ar buile (the goat is mad)
6 - karen explains the willow sculpture
7 - jesica, co-ordinator of project explains the full story
8 - julian y muralismo (en espanol )

1- manuel y muralismo 1 (en espanol )

2 - manuel y muralismo 2 (en espanol )

3 - johanna y los suevnos, johanna and her dreams (en espanol )

4 - nima and muralismo
in english, a viewpoint from one of the ogra cork group

5 - ta an puc ar buile (the goat is mad)
sing song as gaeilge (in irish) from the irish night last night

6 - karen explains the willow sculpture

7 - jesica, co-ordinator of project explains the full story

8 - julian y muralismo (en espanol )

John Smith from Trocaire gives his views on the project

Mayfield Muralismo @ Dun Laoighre Festival of World Cultures (2004)

Muralismo @ Mayfield. Nicaraguans, Colombians, Rebels, rest of worlders; July 2005

muralismo @ festival of world cultures - August 28, 2004

Related Link: http://www.mayfieldarts.org/

What are your dreams?

1- young cork lads dreams to end racism
2- so are young people sharing their dreams?
3- malaga maria flys in
4- a couple who left tent
5- catherine from CREATE in dublin
6- betty
7- Jill talks about her views on Nicaraqua
8- ceili time
9- Ogra Corcaigh June
10- wilfredo
11- nora
12- owen chats with a little kid
13- sharon
14 - owen and katie
15- John Smith from Trocaire
16- noras family

1- young cork lads dreams to end racism

2- so are young people sharing their dreams?

3- malaga maria flys in

4- a couple who left tent

5- catherine from CREATE in dublin

6- betty

7- Jill talks about her views on Nicaraqua

8- ceili time

9- Ogra Corcaigh June

10- wilfredo

11- nora

12- owen chats with a little kid

13- sharon

14 - owen and katie

15- John Smith from Trocaire

16- noras family
What are your dreams? art encounter radio Cork - Saturday July 23, 2005

Can Art Change the World?

1- art as integral part of life in Latin America
music as a tool for social change, dublin LASC (latin america solidarity campaign) people speak at recent forum at local art exhibition. http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/art_music_lasc.wav (52.24 min)

2 - theatre of the opressed, as a tool for radical social change
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/fiona.wav (6.35 min)

3 - Sandra response to the exhibition
Nigerian girl is impressed by the dreams being shared - she adds her own: make poverty history in Africa...
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/sandra_nigeria.wav (5.30 min)

4 - pros and cons of the festival
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/andy_neg.wav (3.31 mins)

can art change the world?
festival of world cultures free films, talks, exhibitions - August 16, 2005

audio source - http://radio.indymedia.org/news/2005/09/6829.php

art systems occupying derelict space in dublin city

1 - Brian Duggan of Pallas Heights tells us how they got their space
Pallas Heights - art gallery in Sean Treacy house

1 - Brian Duggan of Pallas Heights tells us how they got their space, Pallas studios and heights @ NE inner city / the monto
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/brian_and_pallas.wav (14 min)

art systems occupying derelict space in dublin city - September 20, 2005
Pallas Heights - http://www.pallasstudios.org/

A clowns world
sounds from a clowns perspective and new friends he meets in scotland, while opposing G8

1- late night chat @ the DISSENT eco village
2- clowns, punks, cops chat
3- trainchatting
4- roofjumpers view of the world

1-late night chat @ the DISSENT eco village
soundbite from the gang of hippies, punks, anarchists, clowns from SPAS SPROAI (play space in gaeilge) barrio (local area neighbourhood),about 2am
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/feedback_night_1.wav (5.22 min)

2-clowns, punks, cops chat
clowns and black bloc chat with local police outside train station
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/outside_train.wav (2.27 min)

getting talking with local girls on their way from stirling to edinburgh for the MPH (make poverty history) march and gig, then another lad who adds some views about anarchists as trouble makers, then we talk to an anarchist about violence from protestors and from the state
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/trainchatting.wav (10.55 min)

4- roofjumpers view of the world
popular extreme sport/ recreation pastime of jumping over roofs and buildings is very popular here in edinburgh, we talk with a group of young lads (@ 12- 14 years old?) about their past time and also about all this political stuff.
as one lad said time and time again "it has to be FUN"
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/roof_jumpers.wav (6.35 min)

sounds from a clowns perspective and new friends he meets in scotland, while opposing G8 - July 03, 2005 - http://www.indymedia.ie/article/70624

When CIRCA meets the riot police....http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2005/07/316069

operation "splish splash splosh" http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2005/07/317578.html



1- Afghan Hunger Strike

transcripts of some audio files:
2 - "it’s a disgrace, it would make you ashamed to be an Irish citizen.", Fr. Joe McCullough
full transcript of discussion with catholic priest Fr. Joe McCullough after visiting the men night 3
on why the irish people who consider themselves "christian" have a duty to support these men, and where is Mc Dowells conscience.
length- 6.42

D - You have just come out from visiting the men, can you just tell us how they are?

Fr Joe. - Well, I was very moved by their determination and their courage, a few of them are obviously quite ill, I think seven of them have been to hospital today and come back, thankfully most of them are taking water, I just assured them as a catholic priest and a member of a missionary congregation here in Ireland that we were very much in solidarity with them, that we recognized their plea for justice. And that we hope that Mr. Mc Dowell, if he is a lawyer, and if he is a Christian, that he will show some humanity and compassion. He made a preposterous suggestion that they were just escaping trouble in Afghanistan, but who cased the trouble in Afghanistan and the situation in Afghanistan going back hundreds of years. It is ironic that there are 2 plaques in this cathedral to the British soldiers that died during the British invasion of Afghanistan. So the people in there who are fighting on their behalf, residents against racism, noticed the irony of that, but I was met with nothing but absolute warmth from these people, especially these young men, and they are very determined. So we hope now… It would make you ashamed to be an Irish citizen, we hope that the government and the dept of just will get sense, and even if there is some interim solution. 1 young man, he’s living in a hostel, not able to work, not able to study, what kind of an existence is that, would mc d like an existence like that, and then given the history of this country too, and its emigration and all that’s been happening, it’s a disgrace.

D - You’d think we’d remember having gone through what we went through.

Fr Joe. - You think we would remember that, but no we forgot because there is a preoccupation with money and wealth and that’s all that occupying even the government, and a sense of justice, of humanity, irrespective of what peoples religious beliefs are, humanity, will the justice ministers not come up and meet these people.

D - Do you think that if more Irish people come out and support these men that they can put pressure on mc d to come up and meet them?

Fr Joe. - Absolutely, if the Irish people, they have a tradition of getting behind a just cause, this is a just cause, this is a truly just cause that these people have, so we hope that the Irish people will get behind it in the name of humanity and the name of god if we are a Christian nation, if were a Christian people. Why doesn’t Mr. McDowell come and meet these people, and see their sincerity, their warmth, their cause. Even the lawyers that are acting on behalf of residents against racism have said there hasn’t been due process in relation to their appeals for asylum. So you know threes lots of injustice upon injustices, upon in, as I said it would make you ashamed to be an Irish citizen.

D - We all see how much Irish society has changed in last generation, you can see it turning into a more greedy me me country, but I’m hoping that people will come out, but do you think that they will or is it starting to split between people who support them and people who are against t them. Already we’ve had people saying "get the Taliban out" wave had young people coming up and just shouting in racist taunts at people who are here supporting the men.

Fr Joe. - I think that’s down to a degree of ignorance about the whole suggestion, I’ve seen a man here with a placard saying "throw the Taliban thugs out", but sure they are not. Number 1 they are not Taliban, number 2 they are anything but thugs, if he met these young people. Unfortunately a lot of this is driven by a section of the media that get behind the anti immigrant cause that stir it up for a minority, I’m convinced that its a minority, but you know it can be a dangerous thing too.

D - If people are made afraid I suppose you’ve seen it all the way through history and you’ve seen the results of that.

Fr Joe. - Well you know what fear can do, it can do terrible things. Sometimes it can lead to extreme violence, all this abuse and the killing of young people is what racism does.

D - going back to the men though, some of them stopped taking food and water before Sunday evening and its now Tuesday evening, and its just a few hours ago if not an hour that they started to drink water again, as Far as I know and that was a big step because without taking in the water its only 3 or 4 days before the bodily insides start to give up, they did meet with some people and they have started taking the water but still it will take time to get back to, not a normal state, but a better state, where the insides have water again, but when you were there and you saw them take water you saw that they were still definite about this, still absolutely firm in their fight to carry and to continue with this hunger strike.

Fr Joe. - Yes, I spoke with their spokesperson and he said they are absolutely determined to see it through, even though that they are taking water, and thankfully they are in small amounts, but he said they are absolutely determined, well I said that as a priest and as a Christian that I hope nobody will die and that they will come off this hunger strike. But they said that they were determined because of the cause that they have.

D - I met a lot of Afghani people in Pakistan and I saw how gentle they were, how humble they were, but also how strong they were and how firm they were, and history has shown then as being a very strong group of people.

Fr Joe. - They are very resilient.

D - If they say they are doing this, they are doing this; there is no half measures with the Afghanis.

Fr Joe. - I would accept you’d know, you’ve been and you have met them in Pakistan, I’ve been very moved by their warmth and their sincerity and id also say their resilience.

D - Ok, well thanks very much for your time and for your support for the men.

Fr Joe. - You’re very welcome, thank you very much.


5 - rar_update_and_background - day 6

Interview with member of RAR
by Margaret Sat May 20, 2006 00:15
This is the transcipt of the first half of the interview dunk did with the member of RAR who has been speaking to the men.

D: Duncan
R: RAR spokesperson

Report recorded by Dunk sometime around 8-9pm Day 6 Friday 19th May

D: Okay, so we’re outside St.Patrick’s Cathedral again, the men are still inside, it’s past 7 o’clock and it looked like there was supposed to be a raid by the police to take the men. There were reports that ten of the Afghani men were threatening to commit suicide if that happened and apparently they were ready with nooses and stuff like that. So I’m here with someone who has been in over the last few days. So can you tell us a bit about the situation at the moment, it’s now 8 or 9 o’ clock?

R: It’s now around 9 o’ clock and basically it doesn’t look like they’ll be any action to remove the men tonight and the basis for that is because it’s a Friday night and the Gardai will be doing their drunk patrol around town. We’ve heard runours from a few journalists that it’s not going to happen until some time in the morning and we’ve also heard from someone who has contacted the Gardai that it wouldn’t be until 4 o’clock in the morning. so whatever time it’s going to happen it’ll happen late at night rather than now.

D: So you’re convinced that there are going to storm and try to pull out the men?

R: Yeah, well I mean I don’t think they’ll storm..….the media have reported that the men have barricaded themselves in which is nonsense. The Gardai have had a presence since the very beginning. Basically the situation at the moment is that the men are back on thirst strike since about 6 o’clock today. At the same time they were telling us that they were saying they don’t want to talk to anyone any more, they are just preparing themselves for death. Now their state of mind is such that we really, really fear them. We believed them since the start that they were more than prepared to starve and dehydrate themselves to death. We remain even more convinced, especially considering that they’ve been on this hunger strike for 6 days, 3 of which they’ve been on a thirst strike. Their state of mind, it’s very very worrying. Their determination added to their state of mind just convinces us that there will be deaths.

D: Okay, I definitely feel that as well from talking with all the people that have come out, they’re saying that they will definitely do it. They are absolutely committed to this. The argument that we’re hearing is that the men have taken this drastic measure because they fell that if they’re sent back to Afghanistan they will face torture and then death. For people who don’t understand the background and what’s going on, can you tell us a bit about the actual process, the asylum seeking process, and what these men have gone through and how they’ve ended up taking such drastic measures?

R: Okay, to directly quote one of the men from inside, they’ve described the asylum
system as emotional and psychological torture. Most of them have not gone through the full procedures of the asylum system, what they have done, they’ve been left in limbo, they’ve held protests….

D: This is for a number of years?

R: Some of them have been here for a number of years, some are only here recently but they are all here in solidarity with each other. They are all here because they know what the situation is like in Afghanistan and they are all here because they have been brutalized by the asylum system. They have campaigned since December. They have had protests in December. They contact the Department of Justice, they’ve contacted government TDs, they’ve contacted Michael McDowell. This has been a process that has been ongoing for a quite a few months. They didn’t come to this decision on the spur of the moment. They came to this decision to go on hunger and thirst strike because they felt that they were being ignored and because they felt that they had no other choice. They are adamant that they would rather die in Ireland, in a church of God, rather go home to Afghanistan and be tortured and then killed. They are not members of the Taliban. They are not Islamic fundamentalists. The Taliban are still active fighting in Afghanistan, if they were Taliban they would be there. If they were Islamic fundamentalists they would not step inside a Christian Church. It is utter nonsense what has been put out there by some of the media. The worry is that some of their personal stories haven’t some out because the men are wary of putting their personal stories out in the media and word getting back to Afghanistan and worried that there would be repercussions for people they know, or their clan, or their local area.

14 - "I'm not afraid!" - un-named African origin Dubliner speaks out against Racist Hecklers.
by big ears & noddy Sat May 20, 2006 18:20
transcript of "African migrant" who took on racist hecklers in the crowd at this morning's concentration in support of the Afghan & other refugees and all migrants to the Irish state and against racism.

I don't care. I'm not afraid of anyone. ok!?!?
I'm not afraid of the racists.
I'm not afraid!
[F and C words]
[N word]
[2nd unknown person intervenes]
Most people welcome you. We are all brothers & sisters.
[racist heckler disagrees.]
[ car noise, beeping horns, the anonymous big city, cockles & muscles, no bangers 2 for a Euro because Mc Dowell banned them... ]

18 - transcript of Rosanna, spokesperson of RAR (residents against racism) independent observer/ mediator
by iosaf Sat May 20, 2006 18:02
(transcript of Rosanna spokesperson of RAR, who has been very busy trying to defuse this situation and has now given interviews globally (including the BBC and Sky News) speaking 11h30 this morning recorded by Dunk (indymedia radio activist & a ringleader of the magical Bicycling & gardening group ).

"ok everyone, its very impressive to see all here, and I know most local people in this area, are on our side. [heckler] I know, I've heard many more local people than the man there [referring to heckler] who have come up to me, and they are on our side. I did a broadcast this morning, and two taxi drivers, who are Dublin taxi drivers that have a very bad name, were most supportive of the guys inside. And I tell you what they called Mc dowell [heckler interrupts] [rosanna resumes] what they called Mc Dowell was almost unrepeatable. But it was very very true. [hecling resumes] The two guys were very very good. I'd like to say one other thing - which hasn't been said - We keep being told - We keep hearing - that the system in Ireland is a fair system. The system in Ireland is unfair! Recently two lawyers who were on the appeals tribunal taht refugees have to go through resigned! Because they know its unfair. [heckles] They said it is totally unfair. These are not Residents against Racism [[[ http://www.residentsagainstracism.org ]]] These are government lawyers. [heckles] & they've resigned.
Did that make any difference? Did that Mc Dowell look at it? Did he sack the one lawyer James Nicholson who has never let any asylum seeker stay on appeal?
- No! He did nothing. He is a shame on Ireland, a shame on all of us. Let's get rid of Mc dowell! "

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a few points on how the global networks that we are part of ARE changing the world

presently some of us are working on a project that is in initial stages here:
Cities, radical urbanism, sqatting, social centres

"At the moment there is an ever growing radical network of autonomous spaces and ways of living that are about inclusivity, action for improved living conditions, DIY, self organisation and more: social centres, squatted villages, squatted city industrial space turned into organic food gardens, radical radio centres, reclaimed streets.......
We are wondering whether these ideas will be discussed in Venice (architectural biennelle - "Cities, Architecture and Society" ), there was no mention at the london exhibiton ( Future city: experiment and utopia in architecture 1956 - 2006 ). For a long time there has been walls put up against this "alternative" world but perhaps now it is getting to the time when the "architectural" world will have to listen to this new world of autonomous spaces and living, for many the "architectural" world has become sterile and lifeless, perhaps now it will have to be seriously confronted, perhaps Venice will be the meeting ground. "

related audio:

Euro social centres and Autonomous community network:
PGA at toulouse - http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/pga.wav
Bilbao social centre scene: Radio Irola and the Irala social centre (23 mins ) - http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/imgp3716.wav
Infospai social centre, Gracia, Barcelona - http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/imgp3744.wav

Errekalde barrio, Bilbao
pluging into cities, social centres as new nodes, why Errekalde barrio just feels right - http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/pluging_into_cities_...t.wav
back HOME to Errekalde - http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/back_home_to_errekal...e.wav

Future city: experiment and utopia in architecture 1956 - 2006
future city exhibition intro - http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/future_city_intro2.wav
future city, events and personal views on the exhibition -

future city exhibition: list of architectural and urban ideas - http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/future_city_exhib_li...s.wav
new babylon-situationists - http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/new_babylon-situatio...s.wav
new urban habitat - http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/new_urban_habitat.wav
oblique city, metabolists, megastructure - http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/oblique_city__metabo...e.wav
organic city - http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/organic_city.wav
inflatable city - http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/inflatable_city.wav
radical architecture in italy; superstudio and archizoom ; rem koolhaas - http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/radical_architecture...s.wav
concept city - http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/concept_city.wav
deconstruction - http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/deconstruction.wav
machine architecture - http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/machine_architecture.wav
urban intervention - http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/urban_intervention.wav
experimental living - http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/experimental_living.wav
non standard architecture - http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/non_standard_archite...e.wav
contemporary process - http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/contemporary_process.wav

related audio, film and essays:

How do we win?
Micheal Albert, founder of Zmag ( http://www.zmag.org/ ) talks about the "The Stickiness Problem" (http://www.zmag.org//ZMag/articles/jan98albert.htm )
in which he points out that many people have come and gone from the movement, why is this, how can it be remedied and what that might lead to. I feel we have a lot to learn from this and over the past year have made massive strides in creating spaces, acts, events, systems to allow us to get "stickier"

heres 2 audio files which sum it up (much thanks to Redjade for assistance)
Whats wrong with the left - its not sticky
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/lifeaftercapitalism_...1.mp3 2.16 mins
making the movement Sticky - how to do it
these are audio cuts from the "Life After Capitalism" that was referred to earlier (http://radio.indymedia.org/news/2004/08/2286.php )

Having hope in this strange time
I'd just like to point out that it is a very special time, strange things are happening, it might seem a bit shit here in Ireland at present (that is untill this great verdict finally happened) but remember what else is going on in the world and have HOPE that we will win, and more than that, a BELIEF that we can win as opposed to just fighting the good fight (which is another of Micheal Alberts points, loosely referred to here http://www.indymedia.ie/newswire.php?story_id=68510#com...00759 )

Strange things are going on in Latin America, perhaps the next place for a spark to ignite could be Ireland?
recently the SWP organised for Roland Denis, Venezuelan activist and former member of Chavez Government, to come and talk in Ireland. ( http://www.indymedia.ie/article/76827 ) He talked about the revolution but also its power lying in the social movements he is part of and maybe we are part of (in the global family sense). It seems to be a lot more sticky over there....
anyway in an audio from democracy now the following day Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said: "From here, I say to the North American empire that instead of thinking about a transition plan for the Cuban revolution or for the Venezuelan revolution, they should be elaborating on a transition plan for themselves because this century the North American empire is going to end." ( http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=06/07/13/1420259 )

November 30th 1999 changed the face of the political landscape forever.
But then, the anarchist century has only just begun.

i'd just like to make a pointer to N30, which was the day the WTO got shut down by civil society in Seattle, the battle of Seattle (even though nearly all the violence came from the US state). This time saw creative ways of blockading, new ways of organising and acting, new ways of communicating; this was when the indymedia phenomen came into being:
related audio and video pieces about N30
WTO montage c/o free radio santa cruz
http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/wto_99_2004mix.mp3 26mins
globalisation and the media c/o undercurrents ( http://www.undercurrents.org/ )
watch online:

"November 30th 1999 changed the face of the political landscape forever" is a line from Fritjof Capra's (co-creator of the centre for eco literacy http://www.ecoliteracy.org/ ) book the hidden connections.
and "But then, the anarchist century has only just begun." is from this essay "Anarchism, Or The Revolutionary Movement Of The Twenty-first Century" ( http://www.zmag.org/content/showarticle.cfm?ItemID=4796 )
by David Graeber who you can listen to talking about his views here on radio4all: http://www.radio4all.net/index.php?op=program-info&prog...nav=&

so bottom line : it could be a strange few weeks, you never know what way things could turn. 1 sure thing though; if things keep going as they are at present, life ends for our species. therefor there is a huge onus on us to take action, and if that brings some meaning and pleasure in this life, great......

again, deep thanks to all 5 of the Pitstop Ploughshares for giving us all HOPE again - http://www.indymedia.ie/article/77460#comment161140


gestatxa kukutza - kukutza social centre, bilbao, Euskal Harria / Basque Country
gestatxa kukutza - kukutza social centre, bilbao, Euskal Harria / Basque Country

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greetings from beautiful busy barcelona, the clowns home has been destroyed.
¿but who knows what that might lead to?
perhaps the following...

"adjusting to dramatic shifts in society"
or the unfolding story of the ecological spiritual revolution,
¿from Eire to New York to Sarajevo to India to Vis to Banja Luka to Frilande to la Condition Publique to Venice to Barcelona to ...?

EASA 2008 - Ireland + pirate hijacking of Venice architectural bienalle 2008

"Old Irish folklore associates the past with the West, while the future lies in the east. In the vernacular architecture of the countryside, houses turned their back to the west and face east towards the bright future, the rising sun."
EASA 2008 - Ireland - http://easa.antville.org/stories/1503637/

irish (architecture) in venice architecture bienale 2006
http://www.irish-architecture.com/ photos, discussion

irish (pirates) in venice architecture bienale 2006

irish (pirates) in venice architecture bienale 2006

ADAPTION intro...
"adjusting to dramatic shifts in society"
id propose the argument that finding how to live sustainably is what matters, and from finding out the theory, putting it into practice. difficult, yes. possible, yes

hijack growing idea...
we are talking about the ecological spiritual revolution which has been underway for some while, and came from a lovely discussion in metavilla with Lucien Kroll and our Cuban pirate friends
Lucien Kroll: Moments D`Architectures

from that 2 things are the arguments that make up this pleasent story;
1 - the paradigm shift in society that fritjof capra mentioned
(see west to east thinking as base of shift in terms of revolutionary change in worldview, thesis of his book tao of physics - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Tao-Physics-Exploration-Paralle...25190 )
2 - "the signifigance of the global ecovillage movement", an essay by Ted Turner from EUROTOPIA, directory of intentional communities

from reading and researching these intros, we will take you to the second part of the project:
2007, a year of ecological spiritual revolution
joining 2 bits to the equation:
1- 50 years on from Vinoba Bhave´s (Mahatma Gandhi´s successor) proclamation
"let the year 1957 be the year of revolution (a pacifist, sustainable, poverty aleviating one)
2- 1936 and the year of the successfull anarchist revolution in the city of Barcelona:
Anarchism in Spain (wiki) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anarchism_in_Spain
The Spanish Revolution (1936) http://struggle.ws/spaindx.html

who knows what next year will lead to...
presently there are circus occupations of Barcelona´s main square and the tearing down of squatted social centre circus and theatres:
La Makabra is being evicted!
Barcelona: 3 early morning raids on 3 squats, including MAKABRA

2008 - irish EASA and global pirate hijacking of Venice Architectural Bienalle

pirate hijacking of Venice Architectural Bienalle, plans underway and preparions being built in the pirate university which is presently based out of Barcelona, but soon to be expanded through the harambee project:

Pirate University (barcelona, but sure to quickly spread)

HARAMBEE : widening the discussion
building up the RADICAL radio network

this is just to get things going, we have not had time yet to edit and make more clear concise and easy to understand, we hope you can sift through the ideas and links, like the idea and help us, as changing the world does require a fair amount of donkey work, but it pays off: "le pur plaisur d´exister"....
so if you want to help us to...

radically change the world

so your babies babies babies....
have somewhere safe, beatiful, healthy, enjoyable to live.
please hop onboard the idea and plug into the network...

like all these projects it is an open system, so all are welcome to participate and enjoy...

over and out, back now to the streets

messy pirate, dunk
little donkey worker clown, Asinito Mc'Asal

allez les pirates

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The World assoc. of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) has released its report:-

'Community Radio Social Impact Assessment:- Removing Barriers, increasing effectiveness'

secertariat@si.amarc.org (hardcopy)

Global Information Society Watch- info and ICT policy at local and global levels
Studies on ICT Policy in 22 countries from four regions are discussed :-

Africa- (Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria
South Africa, Uganda)

Asia- (Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Phillipines)

Latin America- (Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru)

Eastern Europe -( Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia)

Western Europe -(Spain)


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Continual work to develop IMC and related projects...

A group of people interested in translating films from english to spanish, and vice versa, is being set up. mainly in Dublin and Barcelona, but also with a few other people through their digital networks, wherever they are...

Anyway, initial WIKI set up, give us a shout if your interested in collaborating. http://film-translation.wikispaces.com/

2nd project in pipeline is related to: COP15, live radio project(s), zero carbon world concert(s) for a zero carbon world

More on that, as we organise things a bit better, heres a little bit behind it;

In regard to the Zero Carbon Caravan and related ideas in lead up to COP15 which might be one of the most important times for our human story. its mailed to caravan idea creator chris from CAT (centre of alternative technology) in Wales.

regarding the stereo world zero carbon gig: YES YES YES.
multi stereo events in physical world, all connected together in 1 global interconnected network, is for me, THE KEY TO CHANGING THE WORLD!. ive previously experimented and created spaces (in that mix of local here, global everywhere via web radio stream etc)
2 experiments:
Indymedia radio support for WSF 2007 from Kenya (world social forum, 3 way radio show focusing on theme of "housing")
"Streaming from the gaff" (4 min documentary of Indymedia Ireland's first live stream for "future of digital media" forum in dublin 2005)

finishing off id like to bring it back again to urbanism and another song, perhaps the second last: the model urban city, re sustainable design, is for me, and many more: Curitiba, in South Brazil, its success is due to the then mayor and architect Jaime Lerner. hes says "cities are not the problem, they are the solution. Each city can be sorted in 3 years" he proscribes urban acupuncture and smart systems thinking. He finishes off many of his talks requesting the "audience" to help him sing the Sustainability song, see it here at end of his TED talk.

I feel things are growing, i feel we will get there, i have HOPE that this is the case, its what drives me!

I think the key for us, is that we have a road map, a design idea that we feel works and from that we work toward getting there, so there in full agreement of critical things like CAT´s ZERO CARBON BRITAIN,

Anyway, keep it up, let me know more about how you feel about the project, are people starting to roll into the idea, what problems to you see, how do we get around them, what about tek end?? id suggest hooking up with hamish and richard who ran climate tv last year at climate camp, they were / are still part of the undercurrents vid activist network. the indymedia network, i think, will play critical role in the global network side of thing, im connected a bit there, but im far from a tekky, but ive mates who will support. also i think the key will be the radio side of things, getting as many stations around planet to tune into and play our transmissions, either live or archived, this is the type of project which can go viral, ie, explode, once the basic structure is there, its simple and it works, once one can click and participate, more can and will, this amplifies the whole thing... in time (still a few years away) it will be the norm!

Regarding radio network, id suggest the AMARC ( World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters) network too, at the G8 in scotland 05, we did live radio project with them from edinburgh direct to african communities. Id also suggest looking at the very successful INDYMEDIA tv network from g8 at germany in 06: G8-TV

some related links:

Zero Carbon Caravan
Zero Carbon Caravan - newsletter #1


Indymedia radio support for WSF 2007 from Kenya

"Streaming from the gaff" (which we are currently translating for spanish speaking audiences)



AMARC ( World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters)


COP15, live radio project(s), zero carbon world concert(s) for a zero carbon world
COP15, live radio project(s), zero carbon world concert(s) for a zero carbon world

Streaming from the gaff (2005)
Streaming from the gaff (2005)

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Yep, go radical radio networks! You can add us, The 3rd Degree: Climate Justice Radio

We broadcast weekly down in Sydney, check out our website :)

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