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From Embers: Grounding ourselves amid the chaos in times of the #coronavirus

From Embers is a regular anarchist podcast produced in Kingston, Ontario. We produce a few episodes each month about actions and projects going on in so-called Canada that inspire us, or about topics that we think will be relevant to anarchists living north of the border. We are a proud member of the Channel Zero Anarchist Podcast Network.

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Aine on Isolation, Loneliness, and #COVID-19

How to to deal with isolation and loneliness and anxiety during the covid crisis. The latest episode of Live Like the World is Dying features a discussion with Aine from the Jane Addams Collective[1] about how to manage mental health during all of this.

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The Final Straw, Doing For Selves: Open Source Supplies and Tenant Organizing

March 23, 2020. Welcome to a podcast special from The Final Straw. While William is was busy producing an episode featuring voices of medical professionals and activists inside and out of prison to talk about the impacts of covid-19 on incarcerated people for broadcast, I had a couple of conversations about work folks are doing on the outside that I’d like to share.

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The Final Straw, #COVID-19 and the Prison System: 5 Voices from the Front Lines of Resistance

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 period; everyone who is working on this is very busy and we wanted to respect that.

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From Embers: Reflections from #Kanonhstaton

So-called Canada. March 12, 2020. Talking with a non-native anarchist who spent time at Kanonhstaton in 2006, a land reclamation led by members of Six Nations blocking the development of a private subdivision on their territory.

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From Embers: New Content in February 2020

From Embers is a regular anarchist podcast produced in Kingston, Ontario. We produce a few episodes each month about actions and projects going on in so-called Canada that inspire us, or about topics that we think will be relevant to anarchists living north of the border. We are a proud member of the Channel Zero Anarchist Podcast Network.

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The Final Straw: Solidarity Means Stepping Up; Ben Turk on Updates and Future For Prison Abolition

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 that have been occuring in Columbia CI, continued efforts to raise awareness about solitary confinement and bringing mental healthcare services to people undergoing incarceration, efforts to change legislation regarding old law prisoners, efforts to free Chrystul Kizer, and how the face of anarchist abolitionist organizing is shifting.

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Elephant in the room – repressions against anarchists in #Russia and cooperation of liberals and nazis in #Thuringia #Germany

Podcast Elephant in the room – interview on recent sentencing of anarchists in Russia. Second part of podcast we talk about cooperation of liberals and nazis in Thuringia, Germany.

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