Lem Korova's Spoken Word Digest

August 04, 2006

Final entry

The harvest of spoken word links for July will be my last; my spoken word distribution will terminate at the end of August.

Below is a complete list of the sites I checked each month for new material:

Most rewarding
http://www.radio4all.net
http://www.againstthegrain.org
http://archive.wbai.org
http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=anarchy%20radio%20zerzan
http://www.onpointradio.org/shows
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/history/inourtime/inourtime_current.shtml
http://www.chomsky.info/audionvideo.htm


Worth checking periodically
http://radio.indymedia.org
http://www.alternativeradio.org
http://www.albany.edu/talkinghistory/arch-recent.html
http://www.npr.org/templates/calendar/index.php?prgId=5
http://www.uncommonknowledge.org/900/default.htm
http://www.commonwealthclub.org/archive/index.html?sortby=date-ascend&fromtime=1104480000&totime=1136016000#listings
http://www.havenscenter.org/audio/audio.htm
http://www.audioanarchy.org
http://www.peterwerbe.com/guests.html (http://www.whiterosesociety.org/Werbe.html for downloads)
http://www.fair.org/index.php?page=8&content_type=counterspin
http://www.leftbusinessobserver.com/Radio.html
http://progressive.org/?q=taxonomy/term/11
http://www.mediawatch.com/multimedia.html
http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/SE
http://mitworld.mit.edu/video_index.php
http://www.resistancemp3.lpi.org.uk
http://www.bcrecordings.net/store/index.php?main_page=page_4
http://www.jkrishnamurti.org
http://www.infoshop.org/audio.html
http://chomskytorrents.org
http://alternativetentacles.com/batcast.php
http://www.resistanceisfertile.ca
http://www.worldtalkradio.com/archives.asp?sid=192
http://feeds.feedburner.com/RadionationPodcast
http://www.thenation.com/blogs/audioblog
http://www.archive.org/details/naropa
http://www.archive.org/details/librivoxaudio
http://webcast.berkeley.edu/events/archive.php
http://webcast.berkeley.edu/courses
http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/Global/OCWHelp/avocw.htm
http://www.hitchensweb.com
http://www.booktv.org (click on different shows)
http://www.tate.org.uk/onlineevents/archive
http://www.gresham.ac.uk/eventsresults.asp?PageId=39
http://www.gre.ac.uk/%7Egs04/home4j/streaming/archive.html

July 2006 downloads

Download of the month: Witch Hunts And Capitalism
Sylvia Federici talks about the development of colonialism and capitalism, and the repression of women in the form of witch hunts.
Against The Grain - Witch Hunts And Capitalism (MP3)

Other recommended downloads from this month:
Against The Grain - JFK Reexamined (MP3)
Amiri Baraka on poetry and politics (MP3)
David Harrington interviewed by David Barsamian (MP3)
Guerrilla Girls Tate Modern presentation (RealVideo)
In Our Time - Greek Comedy (RealAudio)
In Our Time - Pastoral Literature (RealAudio)
Interviews from the Montreal Anarchist Bookfair (MP3)
Judi Bari radio interview from 1993 (MP3)
Noam Chomsky on Democracy Now! (MP3, RealAudio)
Simon Schama on the British abolitionist movement (RealVideo)
Recent editions of Anarchy Radio (MP3)
Recent editions of the Moorish Orthodox Radio Crusade (MP3)
Robert Fisk at Carleton University (MP3)

July 05, 2006

June 2006 downloads

Download of the month: Moorish Orthodox Radio Crusade
Bill Weinberg's radio show is consistently excellent. Hear his take on current events, interspersed with some of the most interesting music from around the world.
Recent editions of the Moorish Orthodox Radio Crusade (RealAudio)

Other recommended downloads from this month:
Aaron Glantz on Iraq; Doug Henwood on immigration (MP3, RealAudio)
Against The Grain - Reimagining The Panthers (MP3)
Against The Grain - Tariq Ali's Life And Times (MP3)
Against The Grain - The Marx-Bakunin Conflict (MP3)
Against The Grain - The Zapatistas' Other Campaign (MP3)
Bill Viola talks about his career and recent work (RealAudio)
David Carter on the Stonewall Riots (MP3, RealAudio)
Derrick Jensen on Radio Ecoshock (MP3)
Gary Younge interviewed by Doug Henwood (MP3)
In Our Time - Mathematics And Music (RealAudio)
In Our Time - The Spanish Inquisition (RealAudio)
Kathleen Burk - The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire (RealAudio)
Pacifica Radio show on Margaret Mead (MP3, RealAudio)
Recent editions of Anarchy Radio (MP3)
Stuart Hall on Black British art (RealAudio)
Ward Churchill interviewed by David Barsamian (MP3)

June 04, 2006

May 2006 downloads

Download of the month: Daniel Barenboim's lectures on music and society
In this series of five lectures, Barenboim discusses the social context(s) of classical music.
Daniel Barenboim's lectures on music and society (RealAudio)

Other recommended downloads from this month:
Against The Grain - 50th Anniversary Of Howl (MP3)
Against The Grain - Revisiting The Manifesto (MP3)
Bertold Brecht's testimony before the HUAC, 1947 (MP3, RealAudio)
Christopher Hitchens - Guardian Interview (MP3)
Christopher Hitchens & Stephen Fry debate blasphemy (MP3)
David Graeber interviewed by Charlie Rose (MP3)
In Our Time - Faeries (RealAudio)
In Our Time - John Stuart Mill (RealAudio)
Interview with a Spanish Civil War veteran (MP3)
Mark Kurlansky on OnPoint (RealAudio, WMA)
OnPoint discussion on Sigmund Freud (RealAudio, WMA)
Recent editions of Anarchy Radio (MP3)
Recent editions of the Moorish Orthodox Radio Crusade (MP3)
Talks from this year's Hay Festival, including Christopher Hitchens, Germaine Greer and Margaret Atwood (MP3 -- have to pay £1 per download)

May 04, 2006

April 2006 downloads

Download of the month: William Morris & Arts And Crafts
Peter Stansky discusses William Morris and his views on art and socialism.
Against The Grain - William Morris & Arts And Crafts (MP3)

Other recommended downloads from this month:
Against The Grain - Hardt On Power And Resistance (MP3)
Against The Grain - When Philosophers Fight (MP3)
Against The Grain - Women Within Spanish Anarchism (MP3)
Ariel Levy on her book 'Female Chauvinist Pigs' (MP3)
Derrick Jensen in Fort Collins (MP3) Part 1 | Part 2
Derrick Jensen in Santa Cruz (MP3)
Derrick Jensen on Making Waves (MP3)
Howard Zinn interview (MP3)
In Our Time - Goethe (RealAudio)
Jane Fonda's 1972 North Vietnam broadcasts (MP3, RealAudio)
John Clark on Hurricane Katrina's aftermath and anarchism (MP3)
Mary Daly interview (MP3)
Melik Rahim interview (MP3)
Noam Chomsky talk on media control from 1991 (MP3)
John Clark on Hurricane Katrina's aftermath and anarchism
Pacifica Radio clips (MP3) Abbie Hoffman | Che Guevara | Mario Salvo | W.E.B. DuBois
Recent editions of Anarchy Radio (MP3)
Recent editions of the Moorish Orthodox Radio Crusade (MP3)
SubGenius radio show from 1987 featuring Robert Anton Wilson (MP3)

April 02, 2006

March 2006 downloads

Download of the month: Naropa Institute lectures
New uploads to Archive.org, including lectures by Allen Ginsberg, Peter Lamborn Wilson, Anne Waldman, Amiri Baraka and Marjorie Perloff. (If some of the pages don't display properly, in most cases you can still download the files by browsing to the HTTP or FTP directories and downloading the 64k MP3s. One Peter Lamborn Wilson talk, the one on "Radical Neo-Hermeticism And Ecological Resistance", at present only exists as an Ogg Vorbis file that gets cut off after 20 minutes -- hopefully someone will sort this out soon.)
Naropa Institute lectures (MP3, Ogg Vorbis)

Other recommended downloads from this month:
Against The Grain - David Harvey On Neoliberalism (MP3)
Against The Grain - Early Gender Inequality; Iran's Left (MP3)
Against The Grain - GIs Against The War (MP3)
Alain Badiou - Art's Imperative (MP3) Part 1 | Part 2
Andrea Smith & Tim Wise on militarism, imperialism, and torture (MP3)
Audio Anarchy - Thoughts On Society Of The Spectacle (MP3)
Camille Paglia on Walt Whitman (RealAudio, WMA)
Fidel Castro speaking at Harvard, 1959 (MP3, RealAudio)
Harvey Mansfield interviewed by Naomi Wolf (RealVideo)
John Marciano's complete 12-part series of classes on Howard Zinn's A People's History Of The United States (MP3)
Mark Kurlansky on Oysters and the history of New York (RealAudio, WMA)
Noam Chomsky at Birmingham University (MP3, RealAudio, WMA)
Norman Finkelstein on anti-Semitism and the Israel-Palestine conflict (MP3)
Recent editions of Anarchy Radio (MP3, Ogg Vorbis)
Recent editions of Infoshop News (MP3)
Recent editions of the Moorish Orthodox Radio Crusade (MP3)
Short clip from La Rivolta, anarcha-feminist gathering (MP3)
Tony Benn interviewed by Amy Goodman (MP3)

March 02, 2006

February 2006 downloads

Download of the month: Against The Logic Of Submission
Readings of eleven essays by the anarchist writer Wolfi Landstreicher (AKA Feral Faun). Powerful, challenging stuff.
Audio Anarchy - Against The Logic Of Submission (MP3)

Other recommended downloads from this month:
Against The Grain - Contras And Indians (MP3)
Ann Hansen on Canada's new high-security detention center (MP3)
Daniel Horowitz on Betty Friedan (MP3, RealAudio)
Howard Zinn - 1984 speech on the Progressive Era (MP3)
Jon Bekken interviewed by Chuck Munson, part 2 (MP3)
Marcy Norton on the history of chocolate (MP3, RealAudio)
Martin J. Sherwin - Oppenheimer's Legacy (MP3)
Orson Welles reading John Brown's last speech (MP3, RealAudio)
Recent editions of the Moorish Orthodox Radio Crusade (MP3)
Richard Heinberg on peak oil (MP3)
Sheila Jeffreys interviewed by Ann Simonton (MP3)
Simone De Beauvoir interview clip from 1960 (MP3, RealAudio)
William Blum ponders whether Osama Bin Laden has actually read any of his books (MP3)

February 05, 2006

January 2006 downloads

Download of the month: Noam Chomsky in Dublin
Several lectures and interviews from Chomsky's recent visit to Dublin. Dude is a workaholic!
Two lectures at University College Dublin (MP3)
Another lecture at University College Dublin (MP3)
Amnesty International lecture and radio interview (MP3)
TV interview (RealVideo)

Other recommended downloads from this month:
Against The Grain - King And Gandhi's Nonviolence (MP3)
Against The Grain - The Next Pandemic? (MP3)
Against The Grain - Why Societies Collapse (MP3)
Berkeley courses for Spring 2006 (RealVideo)
Bernard-Henri Lévy on his book 'American Vertigo' (RealAudio, WMA)
Charles C. Mann on the Americas Before Columbus (MP3, RealAudio)
Derrick Jensen on KGNU (MP3)
In Our Time - Relativism (RealAudio)
In Our Time - Seventeenth-Century Print Culture (RealAudio)
Jon Bekken interviewd by Chuck Munson (MP3)
More speeches from Marxism 2005 (MP3)
Norman Finkelstein - Beyond Chutzpah (MP3)
Orson Welles reading Emile Zola's speech on the Dreyfus Affair (MP3, RealAudio)
Patrick Cockburn on media coverage of the Iraq war and occupation (MP3, RealAudio)
Taylor Branch & Jack Beatty on the last years of Martin Luther King Jr (RealAudio, WMA)

January 05, 2006

December 2005 downloads

Download of the month: David Zeiger talks about his film 'Sir! No Sir!'
An interview with the director of a recent documentary about GI resistance to the Vietnam war. (I'd highly recommend that people see it!)
David Zeiger on 'Sir! No Sir!' (MP3)

Other recommended downloads from this month:
Against The Grain - The Forgotten History Of Oakland (MP3)
Against The Grain - Unraveling The Soviet Experiment (MP3)
Chip Berlet on Ann Coulter (MP3) Part 1 | Part 2
Discussion of Howard Zinn's A People's History Of The United States (MP3)
Harold Pinter's Nobel Prize speech (RealVideo)
In Our Time - Thomas Hobbes (RealAudio)
In Our Time - The Peterloo Massacre (RealAudio)
Insurrectionary anarchism in Seattle (MP3)
Interview with a supporter of US political prisoner Chris McIntosh (MP3)
John Ross on the Zapatistas and the Mexican election (MP3)
Naomi Klein on torture (MP3, RealAudio)
Noam Chomsky On WFMU (RealAudio)
Noam Chomsky on the Iraqi election (MP3)
OnPoint - Video Game Revolution (RealAudio, WMA)
Pacifica Radio documentary on the Watts riots, from 1965 (MP3, RealAudio)
Robert Jensen - Hope Is For The Weak (MP3)
Seminar series on art and politics (RealVideo)
Spartacus Books re-opens in Vancouver (MP3)
Talks from Marxism 2005 (MP3)
William Kunstler - Clip from 1969 on the right to self-defence (MP3, Realaudio)

December 02, 2005

November 2005 downloads

Download of the month: Alan Dershowitz & Noam Chomsky debate the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
A very large (300Mb+) video of the 90-minute debate can be streamed/downloaded from the link below. (I've made an MP3 capture of the audio which is less than a tenth of the size -- I might upload it later.)
Alan Dershowitz VS Noam Chomsky (RealVideo)

Other recommended downloads from this month:
Aaron Glantz on the current situation in Iraq (MP3)
Against The Grain - Cruel And Unusual Punishment? (MP3)
Against The Grain - Hierarchies Of (Skin) Color (MP3)
Against The Grain - Katrina Postmortem (MP3)
Against The Grain - Slavery Where? (MP3)
Audio Anarchy Radio - An Anarchist Critique Of Democracy (MP3)
Benedict Anderson on anarchism and anti-colonialism (MP3)
Curtis Fox on the history of advertising in US culture (MP3, RealAudio)
Daniel Ellsberg in Maplewood (MP3)
Daniel Quinn answers questions about his books (MP3)
Diana Johnstone on the riots in France (MP3)
E.O. Wilson on Darwin and evolution (RealAudio, WMA)
Ira Sohn - The Materialist Conception Of History (MP3)
John Houseman - The Tendency For Mass Media To Corrupt Works Of Art (MP3, RealAudio)
Jung Chang & Jon Halliday on Mao Zedong (RealVideo)
Manning Marable - Rediscovering Malcolm X (MP3, RealAudio)
Michael Parenti on fascism and World War 2 (MP3)
Michael Parenti on the Founding Fathers and the Spanish-American War (MP3)
Noam Chomsky on CKUT (MP3)
Norman Finkelstein on CKUT (Ogg Vorbis)
Renewing The Anarchist Tradition - Agency And Action (MP3)
Renewing The Anarchist Tradition - Anarchist Influences On Cultural Organizing (MP3)
Renewing The Anarchist Tradition - Indymedia Aesthetics (MP3)
Renewing The Anarchist Tradition - Israeli Anarchism (MP3)
Renewing The Anarchist Tradition - Palestine And International Activism (MP3)
Renewing The Anarchist Tradition - The Canadian State And Its Relation To Empire (MP3)
Renewing The Anarchist Tradition - The Neurobiology Of Anarchism (MP3, Ogg Vorbis)
Renewing The Anarchist Tradition - The New Anarchism (MP3)
Robert Fisk answers questions about the Middle East (MP3)

November 01, 2005

October 2005 downloads

Download of the month: Derrick Jensen talks about his new book, Endgame
Extensive interview with Jensen on his forthcoming magnum opus. Listen here:
Derrick Jensen on Endgame (MP3)

Other recommended downloads from this month:
Against The Grain - Cockburn's Slow Burn (MP3)
Against The Grain - Reason Under Assault (MP3)
Against The Grain - Seymour Hersh And Scott Ritter (MP3)
Against The Grain - Why Marriage? (MP3)
Amory Starr - The History Of Globalization (MP3)
Audio Anarchy Radio - An Introduction To Anarchist Thoughts On Property (MP3)
David Murphy on the Nazi-Soviet pact and Operation Barbarossa (RealVideo)
Effects of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on native tribes (MP3)
Erik Ohlsen on permaculture and industrial collapse (MP3)
In Our Time - Cynicism (RealAudio)
In Our Time - Samuel Johnson And His Circle (RealAudio)
John Pilger on democratic police states (MP3)
Milton Friedman on Hayek's The Road To Serfdom (RealVideo)
Noam Chomsky - G'Day World interview (MP3)
Profile of George Lincoln Rockwell, founder of the American Nazi Party (MP3, RealAudio)
Ray Kurzweil on the future of humans/technology (RealAudio, WMA)
Renewing The Anarchist Tradition - Anarchist Praxis (MP3)
Renewing The Anarchist Tradition - Anarchy At The Border? (MP3)
Renewing The Anarchist Tradition - Toward An Anarchist Theory Of Women's Human Rights Activism (MP3)
Rosa Parks interview from 1956 (MP3, RealAudio)
Tim Wise on New Orleans and racism in US society (MP3): Part 1 | Part 2

October 06, 2005

September 2005 downloads

Download of the month: George Galloway VS Christopher Hitchens
The contest of which of the two could dig himself into the deeper hole did not produce a clear winner. (And they both continue to dig like mad in their respective column inches.) Listen to the 2-hour debate here:
George Galloway VS Christopher Hitchens (MP3)

Other recommended downloads from this month:
Against The Grain - Foucault And The Iranian Revolution (MP3)
Against The Grain - Utopia Unarmed (MP3)
Amiri Baraka lecture on racism/colonialism/capitalism from 1993 (MP3)
Ashanti Alston interview from 1999 (MP3)
Audio Anarchy Radio: A Hitchhiker's Audio Tour Of The United States (MP3)
Audio Anarchy Radio: An Introduction To A Critique Of Technology (MP3)
Barbara Ehrenreich on 'Bait And Switch' (MP3)
Bill C. Davis on Pat Robertson and Hugo Chavez (MP3)
Discussion on race, poverty and Hurricane Katrina (WMA, RealAudio)
Gwen Griffith-Dickson - Philosophy Of Religion (RealAudio)
In Our Time - Magnetism (RealAudio)
Jared Diamond interviewed by Marlene Smith (MP3)
Kanye West's comments on Hurricane Katrina, uncensored (MP3)
Madeleine Parent on her 70 years as an activist (MP3)
Mark Danner on Osama Bin Laden's worldview (WMA, RealAudio)
More Marxism 2004 speeches now available (MP3)
Norman Finkelstein on 'Beyond Chutzpah' (MP3)
NPR report on the Common Ground Collective (WMA, RealAudio)
Reading of Alfredo Bonanno's essay 'The Anarchist Tension' (MP3)