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The Final Straw Radio Show: Ongoing Sabotage and Resistance to War in Russia and Ukraine

Last week The Final Straw Radio Show broadcasted 2 interviews to do with the Russian war in Ukraine. Plus, Kevin Rashid Johnson talks about being denied medical care for his prostate cancer in the Virginia prison system.

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The Final Straw Radio: Strategies For Ecological Revolution From Below with Peter Gelderloos

Peter Gelderloos speaks with The Final Straw Radio about his latest book, “The Solutions Are Already Here: Strategies For Ecological Revolution From Below“.

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A Russian Anarchist on the Ukraine War

This week, the Final Straw Radio spoke with Petr, a Russian anarchist member of the group Autonomous Action (Avtonom), who is living in Europe right now.

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Ecological Uprising, Antifascism & Anarchist Organizing in Serbia [The Final Straw Radio]

Serbia has been rocked by recent, mass blockades in the streets to challenge changes to the Law of Expropriation which would allow the state to take farm lands and other private property to open space for constructing mega projects and extraction like the proposed Rio Tinto lithium and jadarite mine in the Jadar Valley. This is building off of earlier ecological protests in 2021 against the building of private mini hydroelectric power plants along rivers in Stara Planina (aka the Balkan mountain range) threatening access to and health of drinking water. These protest in December forced the 12-year ruling right-neoliberal SNS Party to backtrack and modify plans for the Expropriation and public Referendum laws and put an undefined pause on Rio Tinto’s mine.

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The Final Straw Radio: Support Ryan Roberts and Killthebill Bristol Defendants!

On March 21st, 2021, thousands entered the streets of Bristol in the UK to vent their anger at deaths in police custody, police violence on the streets, as well as a slate of repressive laws including the SpyCops Bill, increasing impunity for government officials breaking their own laws, as well as the Police, Crime, Sentencing and CourtsBill, or simply The Bill, targeting Roma people, Travelers, lengthens youth prison sentences and criminalizing dissent and protest amidst some of the harshest Covid-19 lockdowns the UK had seen.

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The Final Straw Radio: Belarusian uprising revisited

This week on The Final Straw, we spoke with Vasili and Maria, two Belarusian anarchists living abroad about the aftermath of the 2020 Uprising in their country of birth, lessons learned, the current political prisoners and the Lukashenko regime’s attempts to attack dissidents abroad.

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The Final Straw Radio: Colectivo Subversión on Protest in Colombia and Global Battles for Dignity

This week on the show we are pleased to present an interview with María Kamila, who is a teacher and a popular journalist who works with the anarchist Colombian journalism and counter-information collective in Bogotá called Subversión.

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The Final Straw Radio: An Ethiopian Anarchist Perspective on the War in Tigray

This week, the Final Straw Radio spoke with Anner, an Ethiopian member of Horn Anarchists, an anarchist group based in east Africa, particularly in Ethiopia and the Ethiopian diaspora.

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The Final Straw Radio: In Defense of Looting with Vicky Osterweil

This week we (The Final Straw Radio) are getting the chance to air a conversation that we had with writer, anarchist, and agitator Vicky Osterweil about her recently published book In Defense of Looting, a Riotous History of Uncivil Action published (Bold Type Press, August 2020).

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The Final Straw: The Security State, Far Right and Media Post-January 6th

This week on the show, you’ll hear two segments: chat with Spencer Sunshine on the far right and the government’s reaction following the riot on January 6th in DC and some perspectives on political content removal and social media from anarchist media platforms ItsGoingDown and crimethInc.

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