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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.

Mar 31, 2020

This week I am very excited to present an interview done with Aishah Shahidah Simmons, who is a writer, community organizer, prison abolitionist, and cultural worker who has done just an immense amount of work over the years to help disrupt and end the patterns of sexual abuse and assault within marginalized...

Mar 22, 2020

Today we have a show about COVID-19, specifically how the pandemic is being handled in prisons and detention. This show includes a lot of voices, and we structured it that way in order to both include as many perspectives as we could and also to take some of the expectation that interviewees speak to us for an extended...

Mar 15, 2020

No Evil Foods Union and PLAN Line 3

This week on The Final Straw, we’re presenting two conversation, plus announcements [02:02-05:47] and Sean Swain's segment [05:47-11:49].

Union Busting at No Evil Foods


The first was a chat with workers from the local, plant-based protein company ‘No Evil Foods’....

Mar 8, 2020

20 Years of South Chicago ABC Zine Distro with Tony & Mike
This week on The Final Straw, we'll hear a conversation from a few month back with Anthony Rayson and Mike Plosky, who have run the South Chicago Anarchist Black Cross Zine Distro since 1998. They send zines to prisoners, publish the writings and art...

Mar 2, 2020

This week William got to sit down with Sarah Lyons, who is an author, activist, and a practicing witch about her new book Revolutionary Witchcraft: A Guide to Magical Activism which came out in 2019 from Running Press.


This was a great interview to have for TFS, because this is a topic we haven’t yet presented on...