Green & Red Podcast
March 26th, 2020
In this episode, we talk with long time friend and comrade scott crow about mutual aid in the era of COVID19. We discuss hope, community, disaster response by just regular people (not bureaucrats, professional non-profits or “Captain Asspants” in the White House) and scott’s new music label aptly titled “eMERGENCY hEARTS.” We also play some music from the label.
scott crow is an anarchist, speaker, author, organizer, musician and story teller. He’s author of Black Flags and Windmills:Hope, Anarchy and the Common Ground Collective (PM Press) and a number of other books. scott has co-founded a number of diverse projects, businesses and organizations rooted in cooperative power sharing models including the Common Ground Collective, the largest anarchist inspired organization in modern US history, that formed after Hurricane Katrina, Treasure City Thrift, an anarchist worker coop, Red Square, an art coop, Century Modern, an antique coop and UPROAR, a community based organization, Dirty South Earth First!, Radical Encuentro Camp, .
scott crow is an Austin, TX–based anarchist community organizer, writer, and trainer who began working on anti-apartheid, international political prisoner and animal rights issues in the mid-1980s. He is the co-founder and co-organizer of several social justice groups and education projects throughout Texas and the South including Common Ground Collective (with Malik Rahim), Radical Encuentro Camp, UPROAR (United People Resisting Oppression and Racism), Dirty South Earth First!, and North Texas Coalition for a Just Peace. He has trained and organized for Greenpeace, Ruckus Society, Rainforest Action Network, ACORN, Forest Ethics, and Ralph Nader, and many smaller grassroots groups. He is currently collaborating on sustainable, democratic, economic mutual aid projects within Austin.