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Show #143 Activism, Wombles & Plan C


On this show Yodet Gherez interviews a long standing Activist who was involved with the Anti Globalization Movements of the late 90’s and early 2000’s. We talk about old and new groups he has been in or is a part of like The Wombles, Plan C, Anti-Fascist organising, varies campaigns and more!

Music by the band 52 commercial road .

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Show #136 The Fuck Parade:against Gentrification


Arthur is a working class Anarchist, anti fascist and one of the key organisers of the Fuck Parade, a demonstration against the increasing gentrification of London UK. We talk about their previous protests, identity politics, Hipsters, The Tories, Class War politics Anarchism and more.

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Show #95 ‘Undercover’ with Rob Evans


Parts 1 & 2 of an interview with co-author Rob Evans.

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Show #85 Police spies

Police surveillance at the student march April 2012

© Donnacha DeLong

In the last two years, details of undercover police pretending to be activists have slowly emerged. A new book by Paul Lewis and Rob Evans, Undercover: The True Story of Britain’s Secret Police, provides the latest information about police sleeping with activist women while pretending to be someone else and officers using the names of dead children. The case that has outraged the public and led to promises of political action has been the revelation that police spied on the Stephen Lawrence campaign.

Donnacha talks to veteran activist Ellenor Hutson, who knew some of the police spies in their activist cover, about what’s happened and what should happen next.

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Show #84 The News From An Anarchist


Mr G discusses the recent undercover police scandal, Mandela, protests in Turkey and a tale of King Arthur.

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Show #79 – Taking on the police in the courts – and winning

Policing the student demonstrations

© Donnacha DeLong

Donnacha talks to two journalists and trade union activists, Ewa Jasiewicz – still under injunction over her arrest at the No Dash for Gas protest at the EDF West Burton power station – and Jason N. Parkinson – who has just settled his second fight against police production orders – about their successful court battles and how their fight continues.

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Show #74 – Sex and hierarchy

© Simon Green

© Simon Green

From the SWP to the police, the Catholic Church to the Lib Dems, hierarchical organisations are in crisis over how they’ve dealt with – or failed to deal with – allegations of sexual impropriety: rape or sexual assault. Donnacha DeLong talks to Zoe Stavri (@stavvers) and Laurie Penny (@pennyred) about the current crises, the unofficial hierarchies within even autonomous and anarchist groups and whether equality is possible in hierarchical organisations.

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Show #33 (17.01.12) Debbie Shaw and Emily Apple talk at Anarchist Conference

Debbie (lecturer, Activist and an Anch0-Fem) , who has been organising free universities at occupy sun street, talks about New Movements and Emily (in Fit Watch and Activist) about Total policing. It’s a corker!

Listen Now: 17th Jan 2012 New Movements & Total Policing


Show #14 (2.8.11) Police vs Anarchists

The origins of the police force was set up to protect the wealthy (who accumilated their wealth by stealing from the poor) and building gated fences and and calling it private property.

With Martin Lux, author of Antifascist and a class war agitator, alongside film maker Greg Hall discuss the whistle blowing statement put out by the MET Police to snitch on Anarchists.

The start of the intro was cut off whilst airing! If it bugs you it starts with ”The police force are…”.

Listen Now: 2nd August 2011 (Police Vs Anarchists)