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#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 »

#39: The Rojava Revolution, Part II

This post was originally published on this siteIn the latest episode of the Ex-Worker, we continue our discussion of the unfolding social revolution in the autonomous Kurdish territories of Rojava. Building on our coverage in Episode 36, we share two interviews themed around international solidarity with the struggle for autonomy and the fight against ISIS…. Read more »

#38: Anarchism in Lake Worth, Florida

This post was originally published on this siteHow do anarchists organize outside of major cities? In Episode 38 of the Ex-Worker, we offer a profile of anarchism in Lake Worth, a small coastal town in southern Florida with a surprisingly active and vibrant culture of resistance. Participants in the Everglades Earth First!, the Earth First!… 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 »

#36: The Rojava Revolution

This post was originally published on this siteThe Ex-Worker is back! We may have taken a break, but social struggles and resistance across the world have not. In this episode, we focus on the unfolding social revolution in Rojava or western Kurdistan, where an ambitious set of political, economic, and military experiments are transforming the… Read more »