WCRS Podcast - fightback

The Other Side of the News July 6, 2015 - Reform Columbus City Council

29:30 minutes (27.02 MB)

Bob speaks with Jonathan Beard about the submission of petitions to reform Columbus City Council with a ward system and campaign finance reform.

The Other Side of the News June 21, 2015 - Andy Ginther Must Resign

29:51 minutes (27.33 MB)

Bob and Michael discuss the bribes and cover-ups of Andrew Ginther, Columbus City Council President, and that he should resign.

The Other Side of the News June 8, 2015 - Michael Alwood and the Dispatch sale

29:59 minutes (27.46 MB)

Bob talks with Free Press editor Michael Alwood about the sale of the Dispatch and the effect on central Ohio media.

The Other Side of the News May 18, 2015 - Parole for Willie Lagway

29:33 minutes (27.06 MB)

Bob interviews Tekla Lagway about the campaign to release Willie Lagway, an old law prisoner currently up for parole, who is a sustainable ecology trainer

The Other Side of the News - May 4, 2015 - Interview with Mike Fair

29:55 minutes (27.4 MB)

Bob interviews Mike Fair about his book "Fair Warning" - a memoir of his life in Columbus

The Other Side of the News - April 13, 2015 - Stop the Carbon-Nuke bailout

29:48 minutes (27.29 MB)

Bob Fitrakis interviews Kevin Kamps of Beyond Nuclear about the travesty at Ohio's Davis Besse nuclear plant and why it is important to stop the PUCO's proposed bailout of that plant and dirty coal plants in the state.

The Other Side of The News - March 23, 2015 - Bernardine Kent, Columbus School Board candidate

29:29 minutes (26.99 MB)

Bob talks with Bernardine Kent about her campaign for Columbus School Board and her whistleblowing on the No Child Left Behind tutoring scandal

The Other Side of the News March 9, 2015 - Jim Crow tactics in police shootings and voting

29:49 minutes (27.31 MB)

Bob Fitrakis talks with attorney Cliff Arnebeck about local police shootings as an extension of repression against young black men

The Other Side of the News February 23, 2015 - Gerry Bello talking about police body cams and net wars

29:42 minutes (27.2 MB)

Bob Fitrakis and Gerry Bello talk about the dangers of police wearing cameras and the information wars in society today

The Other Side of the News February 2, 2015 - Amy Wickes and her book From Privilege to Prison

29:48 minutes (27.29 MB)

Amy went from living in Upper Arlington to serving time in the Franklin County Jail and experienced such horrendous conditions she wrote a book and is an advocate for prisioners, prisoner's families and reform of that jail.

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