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From Embers: Social Networks, Online Life and The Fediverse

From Embers: This week’s discussion features an anarchist who is really into Mastodon. We talk about what’s wrong with corporate social mediaplatforms, what we like and don’t like about spending time catching up online, and how Mastodon/the Fediverse feels different from hanging out on Instagram. We also get some tips for getting started on this alternative social media platform.

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From Embers: Ann Hansen on Prisoner Organizing and Working With Allies [Podcast – Victoria Anarchist Bookfair]

So-called Canada. In this interview, Ann Hansen, author of Direct Action: Memoirs of an Urban Guerilla and Taking the Rap: Women Doing Time For Society’s Crimes, discusses her work with the Prison for Women Memorial Collective (P4WMC).

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From Embers: New Episodes in August 2021

From Embers is a regular anarchist podcast produced in Kingston, Ontario. We publish 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 part of the Channel Zero Anarchist Podcast Network.

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From Embers: Climate Crisis, Activism, and the Future Of The Planet

For this episode From Embers sat down (in person!) with author, farmer and organizer Aric McBay. We talked about the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report, what climate scientists are now saying about the future of the planet, whether it’s still worth trying to stop climate change, and whether and how to maintain hope in the face of increasingly apocalyptic news.

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From Embers: A Year At 1492 Land Back Lane

After a hiatus, the anarchist podcast From Embers has re-launched this month. From Embers is a regular show about anarchist and anti-authoritarian politics in so-called Canada based in Kingston, Ontario. 

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From Embers: Fairy Creek [Kingston, Ontario]

From Embers is a regular show about anarchist and anti-authoritarian politics in so-called Canada based in Kingston, Ontario. This episode: Fairy Creek.

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From Embers: History of Epidemics in Canadian Prisons

In the context of ongoing COVID-19 outbreaks in Canadian prisons and jails, I was curious about other times in history that prisoners have faced similar situations and especially times when prisoners have been released as a result.

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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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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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