Interviews

Rustbelt Abolition Radio #7: The Movement for Transformative Justice

Listen and Download Here Abolitionists are committed to creating a world without police and prisons, but what alternative visions and practices of addressing intimate harm might point the way toward such a world? In this episode...

Final Straw: Confronting ‘Suit and Tie Nazis’ at AmRen

Listen and Download Here Nashville Anti Racist Action about the upcoming American Renaissance Conference in Burns, Tennessee from July 28th to 30th, 2017. AmRen, as it’s called, is a yearly conference that sprang from Jared Taylor’s...

Kite Line Radio Episodes #47-49

Kite Line #47: Toxic in Texas Listen and Download Here This week takes us to Texas, where we hear from Candice Bernd, speaking at the 2nd Fight Toxic Prisons Conference, which took place earlier this month in Denton,...

Final Straw: Interview with No More Deaths on Border Abolition & More

Listen and Download Here This week William spoke with Maria and Jeff, who are two long term members of the humanitarian aid group based in Arizona called No More Deaths. This group does solidarity work with...

No to Gentrification, Yes to Rent Strikes: An Interview With Toronto’s Parkdale Organize

Recent events have made it tragically clear how dangerous it can be when tenants’ concerns about their homes are ignored. In this context, it’s inspiring to take a look at Parkdale, an area in Toronto, Canada where...
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Unicorn Riot: J20 Defendant Speaks Out Against Ongoing Repression

Recently in Chicago, IL we spoke with Olivia, one of the 200+ people charged and indicted after police surrounded and mass-arrested everyone in the vicinity of the antifascist ‘black bloc’ march during Trump’s inauguration...

Fighting Pipelines and Displacement with Camp White Pine

What would you do if your family's home was threatened by eminent domain to make way for a pipeline of fracked gas? Would you roll over? Give up? Take the money and run? Or...
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Trouble #4: Movement Defense Against State Repression

The struggle for a new, better world is not for the faint of heart. Movements of collective liberation, if they are effective, will inevitably face repression. The institutional pillars of domination and exploitation are...

Final Straw: August 19th Day of Action, “Millions for Prisoners”

Listen and Download Here This week, Bursts spoke with Ben Turk about the August 19th call out for solidarity with prisoners. The Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee, a project of the Industrial Workers of the World (or...

Repression, Resiliency, & Movement Support: An Interview

When we started writing this column almost two years ago, we wanted the focus of it to be on repression, prisons, and prisoner support. In our experience, those areas of organizing so often have...