We Got We, Not BP Podcast Series

WE GOT WE

Join Another Gulf Is Possible for the LIVE recordings of our podcast series: “We Got We, Not BP” in reflecting on the 10 years of disaster since the BP Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded, featuring voices of Gulf Coast climate and environmental justice leaders.

We’ve bailed out the corporations way too long. From BP to COVID-19, mutual aid and solidarity is how we survive and thrive. It’s us, not BP, that are #InThisTogether because #WeGotWe for a #PeoplesBailout in a #GreenNewDeal.


PODCASTS & LIVE RECORDING SCHEDULE

EPISODE ONE: MARKING 10 YEARS SINCE THE BP OIL DISASTER STARTED

INTRODUCTION TO ANOTHER GULF IS POSSIBLE COLLABORATIVE

Introduction and general assembly of Another Gulf Is Possible Collaborative of Gulf Coast Water, Land and Air Protectors – and artists/cultural workers

WE GOT WE, NOT BP EPISODE 1 – APRIL 20, 2020

Special Guest: Cherri Foytlin

All Current Members of AGIP Collaborative: Noel Didla, Jayeesha Dutta, Anne White Hat, Bekah Hinojosa, Sharon Hong, Yudith Nieto, Bryan Parras, Patricia Rubio, Ramsey Sprague, Monique Verdin

EPISODE 2: 500 NOT 50 YEARS OF RESISTANCE

WE GOT WE, NOT BP EPISODE 2 – MAY 4TH, 2020

Mutual aid and survival through 500 years of disaster, displacement, and determination; Combined impact of climate change and fossil fuel disasters on traditional subsistence practice

Hosted by: Cherri Foytlin, Ramsey Sprague, Monique Verdin

Live Producer: Bryan Parras; Post Producer: Sharon Hong

Production Support: Jayeesha Dutta and Bekah Hinojosa

EPISODE 3: LAND, FOOD & WATER SOVEREIGNTY FROM THE GULF SOUTH TO THE GLOBAL SOUTH

  • Jorge Diaz – AgitArte, Santurce, Borikén
  • Yawah Awololo – Mahalah Farms, Cuba, AL
  • Alsie Parks – land steward, farmer organizer, and agrarian cultural worker

Spoken Word and QnA By: Artis Burney, cultural steward of MS Gulf Coast 

Music By: Cano Cangrejo, Saoco Virtual

LIVE RECORDED ON: MAY 18TH, 2020 AT 4PM CT
WE GOT WE NOT BP PODCAST EPISODE 3 – MONDAY MAY 25
  • Food sovereignty in the COVID-19 era
  • Land and water sovereignty for self-determined decolonized futures

Guest Host: Cherri Foytlin 

Live Producers & Co-Hosts: Noel Didla & Jayeesha Dutta

Production Support: Bekah Hinojosa, Monique Verdin & Sharon Hong

Post-Producer: Bryan Parras

EPISODE 4: CONTINUED PUBLIC HEALTH IMPACTS FROM BP IN THE AGE OF CORONAVIRUS

Live Recording ON: June 1st, 2020 at 4pm ct
episode 4 podcast RElease: monday JUNE 8th 2020
Dispersants – the long term effects on health from BP oil disaster; Direct impacts to health, stress and mental health effects of long-term toxic exposure in fence-line communities; Disparate death rates due to CV-19 for black and brown communities

EPISODE 5: WHERE DID ALL THE BP MONEY GO?

Live Recording Date: June 15th, 2020
episode 5 podcast RElease: monday june 22nd 2020
20 Billion Dollars for Restoration, but only 4 Billion has been allocated?; Legal Settlements including Health/Medical, Economic and Property Damages, was it all finally actually dispersed? To whom? How? What happened to them?

EPISODE 6: CORPORATE AND COMMUNITY ACCOUNTABILITY IN THE TIME OF COVID-19  

Live Recording Date:  June 29, 2020
episode 6 podcast RElease: monday july 6th 2020
How BP responded to their workers getting CV-19 and the oil and gas industry is responding to CV-19 at large given historic lows of oil futures and prices.; Community accountability in the midst of ebbs and flows of funding and resources – what does accountable and long-term mutual aid look like – beyond rhetoric, in principled and informed action rooted on (and in) the ground?

EPISODE 7: RESPONSIBLE AND RESPONSIVE PHILANTHROPY – WE CHARGE BP

Live Recording Date: July 13th, 2020
episode 7 podcast RElease: monday july 20th 2020
Historical analysis of extractive economic practices of corporations such as BP, its multigenerational impact on Gulf South communities, their economies & health through white supremacist systems and structures of political power and policies; Analysis of fossil fuel economies – BP oil spill – an examination of the response/non response of philanthropy  Charging BP  for the impact of the oil spill, charging philanthropy for its continued non investment in the indigenous, black and brown communities & environments in the Gulf South; Challenging philanthropy to use a lens of reparations, economic justice, racial justice and just transition to make impact investments in indigenous, black and brown Gulf South communities impacted by BP 10 and climate change