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Sunday 14 June 2020
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This 10-minute edit of a talk from SWARM’s (Sex Worker Advocacy and Resistance Movement) 2019 festival connects the organisation of sex worker rights with broader social justice struggles, highlighting how sex worker policing intersects with the wider abolitionist struggle and policing in general. Here is a PDF of the full transcript of the longer panel discussion.

This episode of Resident Advisor podcast ‘The Hour’ focuses on community radio during isolation, with guests from global radio stations including Seoul Community Radio, Dublab.ES, Radio Raheem and Foundation FM discussing how they are adapting to new approaches in broadcasting.

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Here Lawrence English provides an insight into how sound has been used as a weapon of torture, warfare and espionage. In the 1989 Operation Nifty Package, for instance, US special forces drove the opera-loving dictator Manuel Noriega out of his asylum at the papal nunciature by blasting Black Sabbath at the building.

An exciting voice writing on issues of cultural inheritance, this London poet’s great debut collection My Darling from the Lions touches on learning and unlearning shame, sex, blackness and faith. She is also the leader of Octavia, a poetry collective for womxn of colour housed at the Southbank Centre.

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Produced, written and directed by Canadian artist Mark Lewis and British filmmaker and theorist Laura Mulvey, this film deploys rare archival footage and interviews with artists and art historians to address the creation and destruction of public monuments in 20th-century Russia.

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