The Final Straw Radio
A weekly anarchist radio show and podcast from the U.S. with an international reach
The Final Straw Radio
The Final Straw Radio is a weekly anarchist radio show out of the mountains of so-called Asheville, North Carolina, so-called USA. TFSR gets you the voices of activists struggling on the ground for the earth, on both sides of the bars against incarceration, on the streets against racism and in the pages of contemporary books troubling a better world. We also produce an occasionally weekly tech security podcast from an anarchist perspective called Error451. TFSR features regular radio commentaries by anarchist prisoner, Sean Swain, from deep in the dungeons of Ohio.
The show has been airing since 2010 on various radio stations around the United States. We are a proud member of the Channel Zero Network of English-language Anarchist podcasts as well as the International A-Radio Network, which produces a monthly, English-language monthly podcast from around the world called B(A)DNews.
The Final Straw Radio has been produced roughly 50 hours of in-depth, timely interviews with activists and authors EACH year since May 2010. We create a free, weekly, 59 minute, FCC-friendly radio show brimming with anarchy for community radio stations and are regularly broadcast on airwaves in Asheville (NC), Columbus (OH), Sonoma County (CA), Olympia (WA) & Fairbanks (AK). Our podcast is free to download and we are happy if you share the content, to get these featured voices into as many ears as possible.
To bring you quality, up-to-date information on struggles and ideas of interest to anarchists and fellow travelers, we need a little help. William and Bursts work service-industry jobs to get by, as do our occasional co-hosts, which doesn't leave a lot of free time for the research, production, & interviews that create a good episode.
In light of that, please consider dropping us a few duckets to cover our operating costs! Your generous donation will help us pay for our hosting costs, audio equipment, travelings costs for attending relevant events we provide coverage from and organize around, and to pay for stickers, merch and other means of propagating the project name. It'll alleviate a little pressure of having a weekly time-and-energy-consuming project like this on top of our waged existence and hopefully make the prospect a little easier thus higher quality. Until this point, it's been funded out of our pockets and organized in the cracks between work, hence the ask!
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