Hasan on prison organizing & Free Ohio Movement; Istanbul ABC on Turkey & vegan anarchist prisoner Evcan Osman

This week Bursts spoke with Imam Siddique Abdullah Hasan, one of five defendants in the Lucasville Uprising case from 1993 facing the death penalty known collectively as the Lucasville 5. Hasan, calling from Ohio State Prison supermax in Youngstown, Ohio, took the time to talk about the newly formed Free Ohio Movement, a prison organizing … Continue reading Hasan on prison organizing & Free Ohio Movement; Istanbul ABC on Turkey & vegan anarchist prisoner Evcan Osman

A conversation with Hasan, who survived the Lucasville Prison Uprising

This week, we spoke with Imam Siddique Abdullah Hasan who is facing the death penalty for his role as a negotiator during the prisoner uprising at the SOCF facility in Lucasville in April of 1993. Hasan, as well as 4 other prisoners, have become known as the Lucasville 5. 4 of them are charged with … Continue reading A conversation with Hasan, who survived the Lucasville Prison Uprising

After 25 Years… : Two Perspectives on the Lucasville Uprising by The Final Straw Radio

25 Years After Lucasville; Two Perspectives on the Uprising This week is the 25th anniversary of the longest prison uprising in US history in which lives were lost. The rebellion, which lasted 11 days, took place at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility, more commonly know as “Lucasville,” in April 1993. The disturbance broke out on … Continue reading After 25 Years… : Two Perspectives on the Lucasville Uprising by The Final Straw Radio

Lucasville Uprising Hunger Strikers & “Trouble”, a New Project by subMedia

Interviews with Queen Tahiyrah and Franklin López This episode contains two segments: In the first, Bursts spoke with Queen Tahiyrah about the hunger strike being engaged by Imam Siddique Abdullah Hasan and Jason Robb, two death row inmates put there by their attempt to resolved the hostage taking involved in the 1993 Lucasville Prison Uprising. … Continue reading Lucasville Uprising Hunger Strikers & “Trouble”, a New Project by subMedia

September 9th Prisoner Strike roundup, Sean Swain on participation, and part 2 of Guy Steward on Rojava

This week, we’ll be featuring a short roundup of some of the events inside and outside of the prison walls during the beginning of the Prisoner Work Strike that started on September 9th in the United Snakes with the goal of ending Prison Slavery in U.S. prisons. After that we’ll hear the last half hour … Continue reading September 9th Prisoner Strike roundup, Sean Swain on participation, and part 2 of Guy Steward on Rojava

Resisting The Dakota Access Pipe Line: LaDonna Brave Bull Allard of the Sacred Stone Camp

Main Content This week a new member of The Final Straw, Gil O’Teen, spoke with LaDonna Brave Bull Allard of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, also a historian and geneologist for that tribe, and the owner of the Sacred Stones Camp. Our guest and interviewer speak about the Sacred Stones Camp, which is a group … Continue reading Resisting The Dakota Access Pipe Line: LaDonna Brave Bull Allard of the Sacred Stone Camp

Guy McGowan Steel Steward on Rojava, updates on hunger strikes and Sept 9th, and words from Sean Swain

The rest of the conversation with Guy Starting with this episode, we’ll be available through the iTunes store for easy podcasting under the name thefinalstrawradio, so find us there every week, rate us and tell your friends! This week’s show features a conversation with Guy McGowan Steel Steward, an American anarcho-communist about his joining the … Continue reading Guy McGowan Steel Steward on Rojava, updates on hunger strikes and Sept 9th, and words from Sean Swain

They ran the KKK out of town, in fact (exclamation point)

A reminder to listeners with graphic skills. We here at The Final Straw have gotten some great submissions for sticker, poster and merch designs for the show but would love to see what else y’all could throw our way. If you have an idea or an image that could include the: show name, ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw and … Continue reading They ran the KKK out of town, in fact (exclamation point)

Jesse Cohn on anarchist art, lit & resistance culture (1848-2011)

This week, we speak with Jesse Cohn, author of the recent book, Underground Passages: Anarchist Resistance Culture 1848-2011, published by AK Press. In the book, Jesse explores trajectories in literature, cartoons, comics, music, poetry, drama produced at times by and or for or just conspicuously consumed by anarchists in europe, north and south america and … Continue reading Jesse Cohn on anarchist art, lit & resistance culture (1848-2011)

Hunger Strike at OSP Youngstown nears 30th day

This week we’re joined by Imam Siddique Abdullah Hasan, one of 6 prisoners who are almost a month into a solidarity hunger strike at Ohio State Prison in Youngstown to press the Warden about current conditions at the prison.  Among the issues the hunger strike is protesting include the inability of all new/incoming prisoners to … Continue reading Hunger Strike at OSP Youngstown nears 30th day