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From Embers

Jun 7, 2019

Audio from a panel at the Montreal Anarchist Bookfair.

Hosts from The Solecast, Intersection'elle, Changing On The Fly, and From Embers discuss questions about podcasting, Internet culture, radio, privacy, and "being a personality."

Music in this episode is Sole, off his album Destituent.

Also it's the one year...

May 30, 2019

This year on May Day in Toronto, anarchists and radicals brought a replica guillotine to a rally at Queen’s Park, leading to outrage in the mainstream media and government calls for a police investigation.

In light of this, and in a context where guillotine memes and other gestures towards political violence are...

May 22, 2019

In 1919, what started as a dispute over how workers in a particular trade should negotiate with their employers became a generalized workers' revolt that we now know as the Winnipeg General Strike. Don't click skip just yet! It can be hard to see the relevance in things that happened so long ago, but how to build things...

May 16, 2019

Today we bring you an episode of a brand-new podcast miniseries entitled "What Happened to Prisoner Justice Day?" about the history of prisons in canada focusing on differences in the prison system in the 1960s-1980s versus today. The podcast features interviews with former and current prisoners, as well as supporters...

Apr 25, 2019

The Montreal Anarchist Bookfair is the largest anarchist gathering in North America and 2019 is it's 20th year.  In this episode, I interviewed two members of this year's bookfair collective.  Topics include:

- what, if anything, does the bookfair have to do with books?

-is the bookfair for "us," for "recruitment," or...