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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.

May 20, 2018

This week, we are excited to share with y'all an interview with TL, the main artist and designer of Bloc by Bloc: The Game of Insurrection. From the website of Out Of Order games, which publishes the game, "Bloc by Bloc is a semi-cooperative strategy board game inspired by 21st century riots and revolutions. The game...


May 16, 2018

Sunday, May 20th from 14:00-22:00 Central European Time (UTC+1), so 8am North Carolina time, get ready for HOURS of anarchist audio from around the world with participants in the A-Radio Network, producers of B(A)DNews.  Find the stream soon at this facebook page.  Projects will include:

A-Radio Berlin

98fm...


May 13, 2018

This week, we are airing a conversation that William had a few weeks ago with Wriply Bennet and Ashley Braxton, two members of the Black Pride 4. The Black Pride 4 are four black queer and trans people with accomplices who were arrested during a Pride parade on June 17, 2017.

The four werearrested after leading a silent...


May 9, 2018

Welcome to the 8th anniversary podcast mini-sode special!

The Final Straw has an irregular tradition of using our anniversary to air conversations with other projects that produce anarchist media. In past episodes, linked in the notes for this special, you can find chats from past anniversaries. This time around, we are...


May 6, 2018

This week I had the chance to speak to Ricchi, who is a Puerto Rican anarchist, about an autonomous squatted community center in Borique called Valle Garita. In this episode, we talk about the squatted space and the intentions of the organizers, plus the cultural context of squatting, reactions of the police,...