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Hannah Dobbz on squatting


From The Final Straw

This week’s show features a conversation with Hannah Dobbz about their new book, Nine-Tenths of the Law: Property and Resistance in the United States. Hannah was also the creator of the documentary “Shelter: A Squatumentary”. We talk about squatting in the U.S., homesteading, market values, views on squat resistance in other countries from the U.S. and more. The latter half of the show features a musical selection from the metal and gothy end of the spectrum.


The show will stream at www.ashevillefm.org/the-final-straw from 4/1/13 til 4/8/13. Podcasts will be available from Radio4All.net. The show will be archived after a week at finalstrawradio.noblogs.org . Check out the site, which is growing all the time. You can contact us via that for content suggestions if ya care to.

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The Struggle Against Fascism in Russia


This week we speak with Ukrop, an anarchist, antifascist activist, and maker of the documentaries “Antifascist Attitude” & “Actions vs. Repressions”. This is part 1 of a two part interview, in which they talk about the history and context of Nazi influence in formerly-Soviet Russia and the rise of radical anti-fascism. Ukrop also discusses how the internet effected punk and anarchist subculture in Russia in the 1990′s and the first decade of the 21st century. In the conversation we cover overlaps between police and prisons and nazi’s as well as how the education system in that country feeds into nationalism and capitalism.
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Sean Swain, Blackjack & The Army of the 12 Monkeys

Sean Swain monkeys

This week’s show is about the case of two prisoners in Ohio. In 2011, the staff at Mansfield Correctional Institution (MANCI) became aware of a nascent guerilla sabotage movement starting among prisoners called the Army of the 12 Monkeys (A12M). A12M sabotage and organizing manual and propaganda began circulating among prisoners.
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The Final Straw: Prisoner hunger strike @ Menard, IL, Khimki Forest defense and more

Police Detain 50 at Khimki Forest Protest

This week’s episode of The Final Straw features, as usual of recent, three segments. It can be heard between 3AM EST Monday, February 3rd 2014 through Sunday, February 9th 2014 at AFM
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