Apr 14, 2019
ROAR Conference 2019 + Spencer Sunshine on Fascism
This week on the show, we feature two segments.
First up, an organizer with the Revolutionary Organizing Against Racism, or ROAR Conference shares perspectives on the upcoming conference, May 18 & 19, 2019 on stolen Ohlone land in the so-called Bay Area. More info on...
Apr 7, 2019
Chelsea Manning and Grand Jury Resistance
This week on The Final Straw, we’re excited to bring you perspectives on resisting Federal Grand Juries in the U.S. In particular, we focus on the situation of imprisoned, former army whistle-blower, Chelsea Manning. Ms. Manning, who was in military prison for releasing...
Mar 31, 2019
Indigenous Spaces + Decolonizing Prison Abolition
(Sean Swain starts at 05min, 12 sec)
Ni Frontieres Ni Prisons on No New Migrant Prison in Laval, Canada
(starts 12min, 08sec)
Today we have a two part show! In the first part we are presenting a conversation with someone from Ni Frontiers Ni Prison, which is a group in...
Mar 24, 2019
This week we had the chance to interview Lelia, who is a community activist and a part of the group Comunidad Colectiva, an immigrant rights group based in Charlotte NC. We got to talk about a lot of things in this interview, the work that they and other groups do with immigrant and undocumented communities, about...
Mar 17, 2019
End Prison Slavery: The Free Alabama Movement
(Sean Swain: 4min 47sec)
This week we air two interviews about the struggle of Alabama activist and prisoner Kinetic Justice. Kinetic, aka Robert Earl Council, conducted a 6 day hunger strike because he was transferred with no altercations, investigations or disciplinary...