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The Final Straw Radio

The Final Straw is a weekly anarchist and anti-authoritarian radio show bringing you voices and ideas from struggle around the world. We’ve been broadcasting from occupied Tsalagi land in Southern Appalachia (Asheville, NC). We also frequently feature commentary (serious and humorous) by anarchist prisoner, Sean Swain.  More archives going back to 2010 can be found at our website.

Apr 29, 2018

For this May Day episode William had the chance to speak with Nutty, who has been holding down a monopod blockade which is blocking the construction of the Mountain Valley Pipeline in the renamed Hellbender Autonomous Zone. She has been without the ability to reup her food and water supplies for over 21 days due to cop...

Apr 25, 2018

This week's installment of #error451 podcast, Bursts and William Budington speak about facial recognition technology.  We chat about how different methods are employed, scanning of social media by police and security forces, different methods used to avoid it such as camouflage, lights, makeup and masks, the Google Arts...

Apr 24, 2018

This week on Error451, William Budington and Bursts chat about eavesdropping by digital devices.  This conversation happened before the Cambridge Analytica & Facebook scandal, but covers some of the same material. 

Do Facebook, Amazon, Google and other big data companies listen through your device to your conversations...

Apr 22, 2018

This week we share as our main feature an interview with longtime anarchist, musician, anti-racist & organizer from Texas, scott crow. scott is the author of numerous books, including "Black Flags & Windmills: Hope, Anarchy, and the Common Ground Collective" & "Emergency Hearts, Molotov Dreams: A scott crow Reader". At...

Post-script: Position of the Legal Team about the militia actions on the ZAD

Apr 17, 2018


 This is the translation of the legal team response on the ZAD
to the violence between people on the ZAD in which somoene
as beaten, put in the trunk of a car and hospitalized in
March. Just a little context.

Last Tuesday morning, March 20th, 5 people with ski masks,
armed with baseball bats and pepper spray entered a...