3P-021 The SuperFerry Chronicles

The SuperFerry Chronicles: Presents the Kauia uprising against the SuperFerry – a “civilian” prototype for a fleet of high-speed shallow-water vessels sized to transport military vehicles, slicing through whale breeding grounds. Jerry Mander and Koohan Paik write about  the collusion and deception, and how 1500 citizens and surfers took direct action to stop the oncoming colossus. Includes the poem “A Message from Space” by William Stafford. Talks about the Portland multilingual orchestra, Pink Martini, and plays “Hang On Little Tomato” and “Song of the Black Swan.” Mentions an antiwar video set to “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole. Dedicates “We Walk the Same Line” from Everything But the Girl.

 

Local notes: This episode reports on Jerry Mander’s reading at the Capitola Book Cafe from The SuperFerry Chronicles: Hawaii’s Uprising Against Miliarism, Commercialism and the Desecration of the Earth. It presents the Kauia uprising against the “civilian” prototype for a fleet of high-speed shallow-water vessels sized to transport military vehicles, slicing through whale breeding grounds. Gerry Mander and Koohan Paik write about  the collusion and deception, and how 1500 citizens and surfers took direct action to stop the oncoming colossus.

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