Total Liberation Radio Episode 5

TLR Episode 5 – The Prison Industrial Complex


Listen to the podcast here.

Thank you to our guest Dr Nancy Heitzeg, Professor of Sociology and Critical Studies of Race and Ethnicity at St. Catherine University.

Check out Critical Injustice series at Critical Mass Progress 

Watch Mumia Abu Jamal talk about the Prison Industrial Complex from Death Row

Angela Davis Article in ColorLines

Watch Eisenhower’s speech warning of the military industrial complex 

Watch The Prison Industrial Complex in a nutshell by Joel Northam 

Watch the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola Prison Rodeo interview 

Learn about The 5 Faces of Oppression 

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Recommended Reading:

The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

Are prisons obsolete? By Angela Davis

Eternal Treblinka by Charles Patterson

Sexual Politics of Meat  by Carol Adams


Crystal Method: Legion of Boom-The American Way

Dead Prez: Let’s Get Free-Be Happy

Jamie Catto: Internal-Open the Floodgates, Blossom





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Total Liberation Radio Episode 4


TLR Episode 4 – The War Against the Wolf: Colonialism, Genocide and Misogyny

Before beginning your listening journey, please listen to the Oneida Thanksgiving Address shared by Carrie Chesnik.

Listen to the podcast here.

A BIG thank you to our special guests:

Carrie Chesnik of Northwoods Wolf Alliance

Collette Adkins Giese of The Center For Biological Diversity

Maureen Hackett of Howling For Wolves

We recommend reading 3 essays from the book Animals & Women

*License to Kill: An Ecofeminist Critique of Hunter’s Discourse by   Marti Kheel

*Speech, Pornography and Hunting by Maria Comninou

*Of Wolves and Women by Diane Antonio



Dead Prez: Let’s Get Free – Be Healthy

Sterophonic Space Sounds Unlimited: Lost TV Themes – Blues for the Organizer

Tai Chi: Music for Harmony and Balance – Inspiration, Mystical Roots

Recent arrivals at the TLR Headquarters


Now available at an independent bookstore near you!

Total Liberation Radio Episode 3


TLR Episode 3 – The School To Prison Pipeline

Listen here   -Audio glitches compliments of Skype!

A huge thank you to all of our guests!

Dr Anthony Nocella II  - Social Justice Scholar

Mysnikol – Committee Member of Twin Cities Save The Kids

Brotha Hest – Founder of P.O.P.S. Movement

Alisha Page – Editor of Wisdom Behind The Walls

Jeni Haines – Coordinator of National Week of Action May 19-25th

Check out Save the Kids Group for lots of information .

Clips were used from the PBS show Tavis Smiley Reports: Education Under Arrest. You can watch it here.

Look at a School To Prison Pipeline Infographic here

We highly recommend the forthcoming book due out May  2014


As well as this book The Ethics of Captivity,  edited by Lori Gruen



Dead Prez: Let’s Get Free – Be Healthy

Carmen Rizzo: Ornament of an Imposter – Not Enough, Falling Into Place, Confusion(feat. Blueneck)

Carmen Rizzo: The Lost Art of the Idle Moment – Amborella

Total Liberation Radio Episode 2


 TLR Episode 2 – Pinkwashing

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Thanks to Rumpelstiltskin Veldt for being our guest.  You can read her blog here .

We recommend watching Pink Ribbons, Inc.   An interesting documentary about pink washing

Stop by the Pink washing Hall of Shame page on Facebook

Check out for lots of information

You can watch Joel Northam’s fantastically succinct explanation of the nonprofit industrial complex here


Dead Prez: Let’s get free – Be Healthy

Massive Attack: Collected  - Teardrop

Jamie Catto & Alex Forster: Internal – Gratitude

The Chemical Brothers: Exit Planet Dust – One too many mornings

Total Liberation Radio Episode 1!


TLR Episode 1:  What is total liberation?

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A brief introduction to total liberation and our hopes and dreams for the show.

You can watch the entire Dr Steven Best total Liberation presentation here:

Excerpts were read from this highly recommended book:

Defining Critical Animal Studies: An Intersectional Social Justice Approach for Liberation (Counterpoints: Studies in the Postmodern Theory of Education) byAnthony J. Nocella II (Editor), John Sorenson (Editor), Kim Socha (Editor), Atsuko Matsuoka (Editor)



Dead Prez: Let’s Get Free – Be Healthy, You’ll find a way

H.U.V.A. Network: Ephemeris –  Dissolving Time, Cobalt

Capitaine Nemo (Just One):5 Star Galaxy –  Transmission




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