Two interviews: a conversation is with Mark of Croatan Earth First! about the recent visits by JTTF/FBI to anti-fracking activists on the East Coast, climate-change activists on the West Coast and and GJ-targetted Anarchist communities in NYC; and a conversation takes place between our friend, Wren Awry (AFM news hour) and Dustin Steele about Dustin’s work with the Beards Fork Health Survey to gather information on the health effects of surface mining in West Virginia with an eye toward mutual aid.
This week’s show features a conversation with Will Potter about political repression against accused Anarchists in the Pacific Northwest. Later, we’ll speak with Bryan of Katuah Earth First! about his participation in a recent action in West Virginia against Mountain Top Removal.
a conversation with D from West Virginia to update us about the Elk River chemical spill from January of this year, the West Virginia Clean Water Hub and the project it recently spawned, Voices From South Central WV and then A-Radio speaks with members of the Greek political Hip Hop group Social Waste about the development of Hip Hop in Greece, where it overlaps with politics, immigrant solidarity, anti-capitalism and anti-fascism as currently practiced in Greece.
Two segments: a conversation with Emily who does support work the NATO3 about what’s happened in the trial and what the next steps appear to be as sentencing approaches; we speak with Johanna of Keeper of the Mountains Foundation, a grassroots group out of West Virginia that looks to the effects of Mountain Top Removal and coal extraction and burning on the environment, economy and people in Appalachia and the recent Duke Energy Coal Ash Pit spill on the Dan River.
A conversation with Nat and D, two anarchists in the South East of the U.S. doing mutual aid solidarity work with communities in West Virginia effected by the leaking of chemicals by the sarcastically named Freedom Industries, a company involved in providing chemicals for coal extraction.
This week, we’ll speak with Toby and Emily, two longtime activists resisting the Mountain Valley Pipeline’s construction through Appalachia, about the pipeline, some of the resistance history, MVP’s attempt in federal court to intimidate and identify folks who run the social media accounts called “Appalachians Against Pipelines” and how to get involved in the struggle to fight climate change.
This week we got the chance to sit down and catch up with Ben Turk, who is an anarchist and prison abolitionist living in Milwaukee WI, about some recent efforts that he has been involved in and some ways that listeners can plug in and do solidarity work from afar. We speak about the lockdowns … Continue reading Solidarity Means Stepping Up; Ben Turk on Updates and a Future for Prison Abolition
This week we feature three segments. First, we hear from Janine, Janet and Eddie Africa of the Move9 (released this year after more than 40 behind bars) about their brother Delbert Orr Africa’s fight to communicate while in a medical emergency in prison. Then, tree sitters at Yellow Finch against the Mountain Valley PIpeline talk about the blockade. Finally, organizers with Pansy Fest and Another Carolina Anarchist Bookfair in Asheville talk about their organizing.
This week, we’re excited to share the voices of Jess and Olive, who both did legal support, and do prisoner solidarity with the folks facing Federal prison time from the struggle at Standing Rock against the Dakota Access Pipeline. We speak about Michael “Rattler” Markus, Red Fawn Fallis,
May Day Every Day, and Breaking the Pattern of Sieges 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 … Continue reading May Day Every Day, and Breaking the Pattern of Sieges: An update and analysis from the Hellbender Monopod Blockade and Reflections on May Day