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From Embers

Jan 16, 2020

Matt Hern is a long-time writer and community organizer in Vancouver.

We discuss the projects and ideas he’s engaged with over the past several decades, including his upbringing and politicization, having kids and establishing alternative schools, a critical perspective on social ecology, community organizing and...


Jan 9, 2020

A conversation with Stu, a founding member of Dragonfly Farm. Dragonfly is a rural communal land project near Bancroft, Ontario that was founded in 1978. We talk about how he and his friends got the land, how they've endured and navigated conflict over the years, and advice he has for folks wanting to live rurally...


Jul 25, 2019

Conversation with two organizers from Anti-Police Power Surrey (APPS), a
grassroots organization committed to building collective resistance to
police and the systems of power and domination they uphold: capitalism,
colonialism, and white supremacy. They are active on the unceded, stolen
territories of the Kwantlen,...


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...


Mar 14, 2019

This week's episode features two interviews with people involved in the struggle to stop a new migrant prison from being built in Laval, Quebec. Topics discussed include:

-the project and how the government is trying to frame it as a "nice" cage.

-senses of strategy and what might work to actually stop a project like...