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Podcast by Unauthorized Absence

    UA Episode 08 Shawna Foster

    UA Episode 08 Shawna Foster

    Amber interviews Shawna Foster, a Unitarian Universalist minister and Army veteran about religion, social justice, and anti-war organizing.

    Episode transcript: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1SKmNwq4hmAZjEEetx3cT9ZQjQ2MgsVTq/view?usp=sharing

    Show notes:

    Fiasco, Thomas Ricks: https://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/25/books/25kaku.html

    Iraq Veterans Against War (Now known as About Face): https://aboutfaceveterans.org/

    GI Rights hotline: https://girightshotline.org/en/

    Industrial Areas Foundation: http://www.industrialareasfoundation.org/

    Shawna’s podcast:
    Itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rev/id1293878122?mt=2

    Another podcast, The Inner Game, that Shawna has been a guest on: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/kdnk/the-inner-game/e/57081739

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    UA Episode 07 Katie Schmid

    UA Episode 07 Katie Schmid

    Amber talks with Cathrine “Katie” Schmid, an active duty transgender woman who is currently a plaintiff in a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Trump administration ban on transgender military members. https://www.lambdalegal.org/in-court/cases/karnoski-v-trump

    Episode transcript: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1XbJ7F1bhD-YjwNWBVx2blg1oGMhSIvif/view?usp=sharing

    Seattle Met article: https://www.seattlemet.com/articles/2017/10/20/meet-the-trans-jblm-soldier-who-s-suing-trump

    Trump’s July 2017 tweets: https://www.cnn.com/2017/07/26/politics/trump-military-transgender/index.html

    Palm Center report: https://www.palmcenter.org/publication/report-of-the-transgender-military-service-commission/

    Organizations mentioned:
    SPART*A: https://spartapride.org/

    OutServe-SLDN: https://www.outserve-sldn.org/

    Lambda Legal: https://www.lambdalegal.org/

    TAVA: http://transveteran.org/

    Minority Veterans of America: https://minorityvets.org/

    Gender Justice League: https://www.genderjusticeleague.org/

    Support our patreon! ALL labor and production costs are donated, leaving 100% of financial support of the podcast going back to the people we are interviewing and the organizations they work with! www.patreon.com/UApodcast2001

    • 56 min
    UA Episode 06 Krystal TwoBulls

    UA Episode 06 Krystal TwoBulls

    Amber interviews Krystal TwoBulls, an Army veteran and Northern Cheyenne and Oglala Lakota Indigenous woman. Krystal is one of the co-directors of the #DropTheMIC campaign with About Face: Veterans Against the War. Krystal and Amber discuss Indigenous resistance, militarism, and why we need to center Indigenous Peoples in anti-military industrial complex work.

    Episode transcript: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1mHMQ7eT33cc3KINRYG9kszger4BeRpJk/view?usp=sharing

    About Face is currently conducting their annual fundraiser. Just $5 can go a long way in supporting the organization in providing materials, training, travel, and so much more.
    You can make a one-time donation here: https://www.gofundme.com/about-face-veterans-against-the-war

    To become a member or monthly sustainer, go here: https://aboutfaceveterans.org/

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VetsAboutFace/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/VetsAboutFace

    Show notes:

    The Militarization of Indian Country: http://www.honorearth.org/the_militarization_of_indian_country_by_winona_laduke

    This recent article, written by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, discusses how the U.S. military was built around internal imperialism and genocide of Indigenous Peoples. http://bostonreview.net/race/roxanne-dunbar-ortiz-what-white-supremacists-know#.XAK2v-C6CIo.twitter

    Doctrine of Discovery: http://ili.nativeweb.org/sdrm_art.html

    UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: https://indigenousfoundations.arts.ubc.ca/un_declaration_on_the_rights_of_indigenous_peoples/

    An interactive map to help you learn which Native Lands you are living on: https://native-land.ca/

    Support our patreon! ALL labor and production costs are donated, leaving 100% of financial support of the podcast going back to the people we are interviewing and the organizations they work with! https://www.patreon.com/UApodcast2001

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