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Peaceful Protest is Theme of April MindFreedom Live Web Radio - Free

This Saturday, 11 April 2009, MindFreedom Live Web Radio show will have the theme of nonviolent direct action: Campaigns for peaceful protest about Ray Sandford's ongoing electroshock, Mother's Day electroshock protests, and protests in front of American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. Free Live Web Radio Show is hosted by MindFreedom's executive director, David W. Oaks.

[This show, broadcast on 11 April 2009, was a success. Use link info below to find and listen to archive.]


HOW TO LISTEN AND CALL-IN TO THE LIVE SHOW:


DATE: This Saturday, 11 April 2009

TIME: 11 am Pacific, 12 noon Mountain, 1 pm Central, 2 pm Eastern USA, 6 pm [1800] London UTC/GMT. Show is 90 minutes.

CLICK here to listen and call in live:

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/davidwoaks

CALL-IN number: (646) 595-2125. Tell us how you will protest this Spring!

No computer to listen in that day? No problem. Use the call-in number just to listen!

 
At least four guests leading nonviolent direct action, including:
  • DARYL TRONES of Minnesota is helping to organize the protest on Friday, 1 May, 10 am to 2 pm, at Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda, of Ray Sandford's forced electroshock.

  • MOLLY HOGAN of MindFreedom San Francisco is helping to organize protest of Americn Psychiatric Association on May 17, 1 pm, in front of Moscone Center.

  • SARAH TRIANO is helping to organize protest of the Psycho Donuts store mis-use of terms about "mad people." Sarah is Executive Director of the Silicon Valley Independent Living Center.

  • MARY MADDOCK of Cork, Ireland is supporting Mothers Day protests of electroshock in Ireland and Canada. Mary is on board of MindFreedom International.


And you! Your calls, questions, comments, are welcome.

Host is MindFreedom director DAVID W. OAKS, psychiatric survivor, who will be speaking at Minnesota and San Francisco protests.


SPECIAL NEWS FEATURE THIS SHOW:

Ray Sandford's next forced outpatient electroshock is scheduled for USA Tax Day, just four days after the show. So this Saturday's radio show will include a review of the new "Ray Web of Link$" that MindFreedom has launched about individuals and agencies involved in Ray's life in some way, who are receiving taxpayer funds directly or indirectly.

Read a News Release about the Ray Web of Link$ here:
http://www.mindfreedom.org/shield/ray/sanford-web


May is called "Mental Health Month." Make it "Protest is Good for Your Mind Month"!


SO TUNE IN for 90 minutes of focus on nonviolent direct action and the "mad movement," this Saturday, 11 April 2009. You can also e-mail questions and news to be read on the show at radio@mindfreedom.org. During the show you can network with other listeners via live chat.

And mark your calendar for every Second Saturday in 2009 for MindFreedom Live Free Mad Pride Radio!

If you miss a show, you can listen to archives via the show web link:

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/davidwoaks

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