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Ep. 65 - Guyana: The Murder of Walter Rodney and Jim Jones & The Peoples Temple

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Bon jou Paturders!

This week we are off to Guyana!
Kate kicks us off with the murder of Walter Rodney and Dr. Patricia Rodneys long and incredible fight for justice.

Georgie then covers the story of the People's Temple and the Jonestown Massacre, diving deep into the social context that allowed for such a horrific event to unfold.

Join us this week for government schemes, mass murder and ya know, wine... coz humans are the worst.

Thank you!

The Walter Rodney Foundation: https://www.walterrodneyfoundation.org

New Community Leadership Foundation: http://www.nclfinc.org

Notes from this week's episode:

Kate's Hatspats:
https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/demerara-harbour-bridge
https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/st-georges-cathedral
https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/kaieteur-falls

Kate's Shownotes:
https://www.stabroeknews.com/2014/11/02/news/guyana/bomb-blast-ended-15-years-wedded-bliss-walter-patricia-rodney/
https://www.pambazuka.org/governance/walter-rodney-writing-proud-story
https://www.kaieteurnewsonline.com/2014/10/21/walter-rodney-coi-dr-patricia-rodney-gives-emotional-account-of-events-which-led-to-her-husbands-death/
https://nsarchive.gwu.edu/briefing-book/human-rights/2020-06-13/the-walter-rodney-murder-mystery-in-guyana-40-years-later
http://www.africavenir.org/nc/news-details/article/walter-rodney-prophet-of-self-emancipation-by-wazir-mohamed.html
https://radar.auctr.edu/islandora/object/coi%3Arodney_report
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Rodney

Georgie's Hatspats:
https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/1763-monument
https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/shell-beach-turtles
https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/fort-kykoveral

Georgie's Shownotes:
https://www.history.com/topics/crime/jonestown
https://www.salon.com/2012/05/01/jim_jones_sinister_grip_on_san_francisco/
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/nov/17/an-apocalyptic-cult-900-dead-remembering-the-jonestown-massacre-40-years-on
https://jonestown.sdsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/newWestart.pdf
https://time.com/longform/jonestown-aftermath/
https://www.rollingstone.com/feature/jonestown-13-things-you-should-know-about-cult-massacre-121974/
https://sfbayca.com/2018/11/21/the-fillmore-jonestown-and-the-reckoning-of-racism/
https://www.nybooks.com/daily/2018/12/21/the-jonestown-we-dont-know/
https://www.sfchronicle.com/entertainment/article/SF-finally-remembering-Jonestown-victims-where-it-13397262.php
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peoples_Temple
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Jones

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