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Queering Abolition

This post was originally published on this siteIn this episode we examine the relationships between carcerality, gendered and sexual violence on the one hand, and on the other: queer and trans liberation and the abolitionist horizon. Josue Saldivar and Karolina Lopez from the Arizona-based organization Mariposas Sin Fronteras discuss the ways that migrants fleeing heteropatriarchal… Read more »

Audience Questions Pt 1 on Art, Inspirations, Political Views, Self Sustainability and A Whole Bunch of Random Shit

This post was originally published on this siteThe Solecast (Interviews) by sole Subscribe to the Solecast here. I just launched a Patreon fundraiser for the Solecast.  If you want to support this project, you can do so at http://patreon.com/soleone. This is an experimental episode of the solecast, consisting solely of audience questions. This is a… Read more »

#47: Introducing the Anarchist Critique of Democracy

This post was originally published on this siteIs Democracy what we’re fighting for, as anarchists? In episode 47 of the Ex-Worker Podcast, a contentious debate between Clara and Alanis on this topic sets the stage for an upcoming, in-depth engagement with the topic of Democracy. In addition, we clean out our backlog of listener feedback,… Read more »

#45: 2015 Year in Review!

This post was originally published on this siteIn our first episode of the new year, the Ex-Worker looks back over 2015 and its highlights, lowlights, and everything in between. We summarize some of the year’s key news developments, including tech developments and struggles around gender, anarchist publishing and media, a hilarious look at mass media… Read more »

#44: To Change Everything – International Panel Discussion

This post was originally published on this siteIn our 44th episode of the Ex-worker, and our final episode of 2015, we bring you a live audio recording from the last stop of the recently wrapped-up To Change Everything tour, an international panel discussion featuring stories and lessons from participants in some of the better and… Read more »

#43: Borders and Migration, Part I: Europe’s “Refugee Crisis”

This post was originally published on this siteOne of the major news stories of 2015 has been the flow of hundreds of thousands of migrants from Syria and beyond into Europe, and the social and political crises this has precipitated. In this episode, we’ll take a look at Europe’s so-called refugee crisis from an anarchist… Read more »

#42: Anarchism in Finland, Global Updates

This post was originally published on this siteIn this episode of the Ex-worker, we take another spin around the world, bringing you several short features focusing on various aspects of the global struggle against domination. We’ll share an interview with a Finnish anarchist, who tells us about an anti-nuclear struggle, a university occupation in Helsinki,… Read more »

#41: Anarchism in Belarus, Czech Republic, Korea, and Beyond

This post was originally published on this siteIn this episode, the Ex-Worker explores connections between anarchism, repression and resistance across the world in countries that rarely appear in the radical limelight. We share an interview with an Anarchist Black Cross chapter in Belarus, discussing the president’s recent release of anarchist political prisoners; interview a Czech… Read more »

#40: Struggles Against White Supremacy and Police Since Ferguson

This post was originally published on this siteIt’s been a year since rage over Michael Brown’s murder catalyzed an anti-racist and anti-police rebellion that spread from Ferguson around the country. How can anarchists interpret the trajectory of the struggles against white supremacy that have unfolded over the last year? In Episode 40, we discuss the… Read more »

#37: The Hambacher Forest Occupation

This post was originally published on this siteIn this episode, the Ex-Worker offers an in-depth profile of the struggle to defend the Hambacher Forest. In the Rhineland coal country of western Germany, a group of angry locals, environmentalists, anarchists and squatters have converged to challenge the destruction of one of the region’s oldest forests by… Read more »