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The Final Straw Radio

The Final Straw Radio is a weekly anarchist interview podcast and radio show produced in Asheville, NC.  More archives going back to 2010 can be found at our website.

Jan 29, 2017

The Inspection House

This time we are rebroadcasting an episode which originally aired in March 2015 with the two authors of the book "The Inspection House", Emily Horne and Tim Maly. In this interview we talk about the book, the idea of the panopticon, the concept of security theater as a psychologically repressive...


Jan 23, 2017

This week we spoke with James.  James is involved in anti-fascist and anti-repression work.  Over the hour we spoke about the election of Donald Trump, the need for resistance in the face of a rising autonomous ethno-nationalism in the form of the alt-right and other formations, liberal ideas of the CIA and deep-state...


Jan 15, 2017

This week we feature two interviews in the show.

Kamua Franklin on #ungovernable
First, we spoke with Kamau Franklin, who is a radical activist, the political editor for the online publication Atlanta Blackstar, and former attourney based out of Atlanta, GA. We are speaking today about Ungovernable, which is a radical...


Jan 8, 2017

Worshiping Power: An Anarchist View of Early State Formation

This week Gil O'Teen spoke with Peter Gelderloos, who is an anarchist and an author. His books include The Failure of Nonviolence, Consensus, Anarchy Works, and most recently Worshiping Power: An Anarchist View of Early State Formation, which is being released...


Jan 2, 2017

Interview

This week we are rebroadcasting an interview with Peter Werbe of Fifth Estate magazine, which originally aired in February 2015. Fifth Estate is an “anarchist, anti-capitalist, anti-authoritarian, anti-profit project” which is published cooperatively three times a year, and this year marks its 50th year of...