Revolution On The Air
Revolution On The Air
Our Revolution - University of Maryland
Live from WMUC Digital College Park, Revolution On The Air is your campus commentary on news, politics, culture, arts, and all things affecting the lives of students at the University of Maryland. Airing on wmuc.umd.edu Saturdays at 4pm, subscribe to our channel on iTunes and Soundcloud for full episodes directly to your device.
Episode 6: Our Revolution PG County Chair Suchitra Balachandran, SJP UMD President Miranda Mlilo
This week, we first spoke with Suchitra Balachandran. She is a College Park resident who serves as the chair of Our Revolution Prince George's. In this segment, we talk about money in politics and OR PG's effort to pass a small donor matching program for county elections, similar to ones in Montgomery and Howard County. We then spoke with Miranda Mlilo, a student activist serving as President of UMD's Students for Justice in Palestine. We discuss her experience fighting for Palestinian human rights and SJP's mission. 1:57-14:05 Suchitra's background, her thoughts on money in politics and the Democratic Party. 17:26-29:25 Small donor matching program outlined, how its worked in Montgomery and Howard County. 34:23-56:12 Miranda's background, why she supports Palestinians, SJP's SGA bill, divestment and socially responsible investing, and attacks on free speech by Democrats and Republicans. Songs: Peace Frog - Doors The WASP (Texas Radio and the Big Beat) - Doors Ship of Fools - Doors Theme: Tangled Up In Blue - Bob Dylan *Some technical difficulties with the intro!
Nov 12, 2017
1 hr
Episode 5: VP of UMD College Democrats Cayli Baker, Prince Georges Green Party Activist Jack Flowers
In this episode, we talk to 2 students involved in the Democratic Party and the Green Party. Listen in for an interesting contrast in the two parties' approaches and insight to their different views of politics. Cayli Baker segment: 3:25 - 29:35 Jack Flowers segment: 33:30 - 58:45 Cayli Baker is a senior Government and Politics and English undergraduate. She serves as Vice President of the University of Maryland's College Democrats. In our interview, we discuss Tuesday's College Park elections, prospects for 2018, and the recent news with the Democratic Party. Jack Flowers is a PhD student at UMD that is organizing the Prince George's Green Party. We discuss the strategy of the Green Party, how it fits within the progressive movement, and the shortcomings of the Democratic Party in representing grassroots' interests. Make sure to vote Tuesday! Songs used: Loves Me Like A Rock (Acoustic Demo) - Paul Simon Theme: Tangled Up In Blue - Bob Dylan
Nov 5, 2017
1 hr
Episode 4: College Park City Council Candidate Alex Tobin
Alex Tobin is a student at University of Maryland running in this year's City Council race to represent College Park District 2. In this episode, we talk about his background, city politics, and how students can have an impact on their local governments. Elections are November 7th! Make sure you have a plan to vote! Songs Used: Big Yellow Taxi - Joni Mitchell Boogie Shoes - KC And The Sunshine Band The March - Of Tomorrow Theme: Tangled Up In Blue - Bob Dylan
Oct 29, 2017
1 hr