Free Speech TV House Party Kit-Programming Highlights
A monthly television and screening series made up of segments produced by
Independent Media Centers all over the world. Each half-hour program covers
actions taken in local communities, to address critical issues like air and water
pollution, reproductive rights, homelessness, for-profit prisons, sweatshops,
racism, police brutality, indigenous struggles, and more.
Independent Media Center
A weekly news program devoted to in-depth coverage of gay, lesbian, bisexual,
and transgender issues Anchors Ann Northrop and Andy Humm provide
international news headlines on topics including same-sex marriage, gender
discrimination, hate crimes legislation and HIV / AIDS. In studio guests provide
political and cultural commentary.
Manhattan Neighborhood Network
Keynote: Cindy Sheehan
Cindy Sheehan and members of the Bring Them Home Now bus tour, including
veterans and family of soldiers speak out at Riverside Church in New York City
in September of 2005. They speak passionately about why American troops
need to come home and what are the values of honor, duty, and religion, all
hijacked by the right-wing.
Alpa Patel, Deep Dish TV
Free Speech TV is a project of Public Communicators Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
Keynote: Dahr Jamail
Dahr Jamail spent over eight months among the people in Iraq before returning
to the US in February 2005. An unembedded, independent journalist, he braved
the streets of Iraq, to quickly gain a reputation for covering what corporate
media leave out. His stories were carried by "Democracy Now!," published in
"The Nation," and picked up by many other news sources. In this video report,
produced in Seattle on his return, Jamail details the situation on ground in Iraq.
Pepper Spray Productions