Apr 8, 2018
This is the full debut show of ACAB Radio, a collaboration between members of Food Not Bombs Las Vegas, Nevada Cop Block, and several other organizations based within the Las Vegas area. It was recorded live at the Happy Earth Market in Downtown Las Vegas on April 3, 2018 and was hosted by Joey Lankowski, King Ron Mecklosky, and Kelly W. Patterson.
Topics discussed included:
The harassment and criminalization of homelessness/poverty. Food Not Bombs Las Vegas' FoodNotBombsLasVegas.org) efforts to oppose that and to support those in need (as well as the Food Not Bombs Global movement). The role that members of Nevada Cop Block (NVCopBlock.org) play in that and other police related issues in Las Vegas and across the country.
We also had a survivor of the Las Vegas Mass Shooting that took place on Oct.1st during the Route 91 Festival call into the show. He discussed his personal experiences, the response by the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino and MGM Resorts International Corp.
In relation to that, we also discussed the issues with and cover-ups during the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's investigation of Stephen Paddock and the shooting. Many of those issues (and the other crimes and corruption within the LVMPD) are highlighted in Ramsey Denison's documentary, "What Happened In Vegas" which Las Vegas residents can see at the upcoming Free Film Screening at the Center for Science and Wonder (C-SaW) on April 12th.
Other topics of note included:
The 12th Annual Las Vegas May Day / Primero de Mayo Marcha (Obviously held on May 1st - More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/331348904041086/)
Weekly Food Not Bombs Las Vegas picnics, which are held Sunday, Monday and Wednesday morning at Circle Park.
The April 21-22 2018 Las Vegas Street Medic Training, which will be hosted by the Las Vegas Street Medics. (More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/225948651315749/)