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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.

Sep 29, 2019

Preparing for Freedom

Today you’ll hear Bursts interview Pepe, an anarchist from so called Connecticut. As of September 4th 2019, Pepe has been sentenced to 5 years in prison on federal charges. In this interview he speaks on a range of topics related to the prison industrial complex, from detailing how prosecutors...

Sep 22, 2019

This week I had the chance to interview three people who organize with La Concha, which is an anarchist space in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles that does many projects such as prisoner solidarity, legal and popular education, reading groups, bike brigades, and lots else. We talk about their work, and how...

Sep 15, 2019

Support Jeremy Hammond!

This week we are presenting two segments, first up is an interview done by Cypress - a new member of The Final Straw collective! - with Grace (they/them pronouns), who is doing support for anarchist prisoner Jeremy Hammond. From his support website, Hammond is “currently spending a decade in...

Sep 8, 2019

Digital Security / Tenant Organizing / #MeToo and Updates from Hong Kong

Goddess of Democracy statue erected in Tianemen Sq in 1989 by protestors, dressed up as HK protestor with words "Better to be a freedom cunt than a fascist turtle"This week, we feature three portions.

(image used by Ar To)

Lauren Regan of CLDC

First up, we share a chat with Lauren Regan of the Civil Liberties Defense Center, or CLDC, to chat about safer practices around technology for activists, as well as...

Sep 1, 2019

Anarchist Perspectives in Puerto Rico

This week we have the opportunity to share a talk by Coco (they/them pronouns), who is a queer, Black, Puerto Rican anarchist about the recent 17 days of direct action against no-longer-governor Ricardo Rosselló and organizing as an anarchist after Hurricane Maria.

They talk about...