WCRS Podcast - fightback

The Other Side of the News - May 13, 2013 Columbus City Schools takeover


29:49 minutes (27.3 MB)

Bob talks with James Hayes of the Ohio Student Association about the possible language in the state legislature to let the state take over Columbus City Schools

The Other Side of the News - April 29, 2013 - May Day, food riot and drones


30:00 minutes (27.47 MB)

Bob Fitrakis talks with Free Press investigative reporter Gerry Bello about May Day, a newar food riot in Atlanta and drones in central Ohio.

The Other Side of the News - April 16, 2013 - Fraud in the new gas - fracking industry in Ohio


29:55 minutes (27.39 MB)

Bob Fitrakis interviews Greg Pace about a case in which Ohio citizens have their gas wells taken over fraudulently and then had their family's harassed by the Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources.

The Other Side of The News - April 1, 2013 - Bob and Del P with new music


29:58 minutes (29.51 MB)

Bob interviews Del P and Divine Government about the new album from Six One Fo records.

The Other Side of The News - March 18, 2013 - Columbus City Schools tutoring scandal


29:44 minutes (29.05 MB)

Bob and Connie talk about how the local activists James Whitaker and Kennedy Kent exposed the Columbus City Schools scandal years ago and now there have been indictments in the case.

The Other Side of the News - Feb. 25, 2013 Fracking, ALEC, voting, and Bill Moss


29:42 minutes (29.17 MB)

Bob Fitrakis and Connie Gadell Newton discuss the upcoming Free Press movie, a film about ALEC the American Legsislative Exchange Council, provisional ballots, fracking activists arrested in Ohio and Bill Moss

The Other Side of the News - Feb. 11, 2013 - Money and Medicine, Free Press Film Series


29:27 minutes (29.29 MB)

Bob discusses the Free Press / Columbus Film Council free film series now at a new location - the Arena Grand theater. The first movie Feb. 26 is Money and Medicine about the hazards of our profit-making health care system in the U.S.

The Other Side of the News - Jan 21, 2013 - The Ohio Rights Group to legalize cannabis for therapeutic and industrial use


29:37 minutes (27.11 MB)

Bob Fitrakis and Mary Jane Borden discuss the new initative to amend the Ohio Constitution so that people may use cannabis for medical illnesses and use hemp for food, fuel, paper, and other uses.

The Other Side of the News - Jan 7 2013


29:59 minutes (27.46 MB)

Bob and Connie talk about the SPORE Infoshop and their move with the Third Hand Bike Co-op, and their activities for the coming year.

The Other Side of the News - Dec. 31, 2012


29:34 minutes (27.07 MB)

Bob and Connie discuss the Free Press Year in Review issue about drones, fracking, Occupy, elections, and other important stories of the past year.

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