May Day Every Day, and Breaking the Pattern of Sieges: An update and analysis from the Hellbender Monopod Blockade and Reflections on May Day

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

March 2018 B(A)DNews: Angry Voices From Around The World

  This is episode number 10 of “B(A)D NEWS – Angry voices from around the world”, a news program from the international network of anarchist and anti-authoritarian radios, consisting of short news segments from different parts of the world. (Overall duration 01:09:04) Content: – Words from A-Radio Berlin about repression and torture of anarchists and … Continue reading March 2018 B(A)DNews: Angry Voices From Around The World

Expropriations and Internal Exile: Ray Luc Levasseur on Tom Manning, SCAR, and the Ohio 7

For this week’s episode, Bursts spoke with Ray Luc Levasseur, longtime activist, Vietnam War vet, revolutionary and former political prisoner in the U.S. Ray was a reputed founder of the Sam Melville / Jonathan Jackson Unit, later known as the United Freedom Front which conducted sabotage, expropriations and attacks against profiteers and symbols of American Imperialism … Continue reading Expropriations and Internal Exile: Ray Luc Levasseur on Tom Manning, SCAR, and the Ohio 7

Powderkegs and Cyber Communism: WV Teacher’s Strike Reflections + Asheville SETWAC

Interview with Michael about the recent WV Teacher’s Strike In this interview, Bursts spoke with an anarchist teacher and IWW labor organizer in West Virginia, Michael Mochaidean, about the work that went into the recent teacher strikes that went slightly Wild Cat and ended in a partial victory for the teachers after 12 days of … Continue reading Powderkegs and Cyber Communism: WV Teacher’s Strike Reflections + Asheville SETWAC

Tree-Sitting to Stop the Mountain Valley Pipeline

Main Interview: Stop the MVP and All Pipelines! (at ~ 16min, 38sec) http://traffic.libsyn.com/thefinalstrawradio/tfsradio-20180304-MVPTreeSitRuchellCinqueMageeAnnounce.mp3 This week, Bursts spoke with Birch and Judy, two folks involved in the Tree Sits on Peter Mountain along the Appalachian Trail on the border of Virginia and West Virginia.  The tree sits are operating in order to block the Mountain Valley … Continue reading Tree-Sitting to Stop the Mountain Valley Pipeline

Anti-Pipeline Action Camp in VA & Errekaleor Bizirik squatted neighborhood in Euskal Herria/Basque territory

This week we featured two conversations in the episode. “Stop The Pipelines Action Camp” Firstly, Bursts chatted with erin. erin is a resident of the Blacksburg VA area and an affiliate of Blue Ridge Rapid Response Project (or BRRRP) and is helping to organize the “Stop The Pipelines Action Camp” in that area from July … Continue reading Anti-Pipeline Action Camp in VA & Errekaleor Bizirik squatted neighborhood in Euskal Herria/Basque territory

Abolition in the Philippines with The Dinner Party and family

An interview that we conducted with anarchists and abolitionists mostly in and around Manila, the capital of the Philippines about their projects, discussions of abolitionism in the Philippines, decolonization discourse, informal organizing, accountability and challenging patriarchal dynamics in the traditional left and more.

Ongoing Sabotage and Resistance to War in Russia and Ukraine

We hear from Kevin Rashid Johnson about his medical neglect despite a diagnosis of prostate cancer at Nottoway CI in Virginia. Then, a founder of the anarchistic journal Assembly.Org.UA based in Kharkiv, Ukraine, speaks about disaster capitalism, journalism, resistance to the invasion by Russia and living in a warzone. Finally, a member of BOAK, or the Anarchist Communist Combat Organization, speaks about sabotage against the war effort and decruitment in the military of the Russian Federation.

Stop Cop City + Intl Day of Solidarity with Antifascist Prisoners

An interview with Tony Lane about the movement to defend the Atlanta Forest from the construction of the police training center in the USA and a film studio by Blackhall. Then, antifascist and former prisoner David Campbell talks about his experience of incarceration, the upcoming July 25th International Day of Solidarity with Antifascist Prisoners, prisoner support and other topics.