The Ex-Worker

Welcome to the Ex-Worker: an audio strike against a monotone world! This twice-monthly podcast explores a wide range of anarchist ideas and action. In each episode, we take an in-depth look at a different topic, introducing various manifestations of the struggle for liberation, and round it off with news, reviews, profiles of current anarchist projects, upcoming events, and more. If you're curious about anarchist visions of freedom—or if you dream of a world off the clock—tune in!

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 51m. Bisher sind 137 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 5 days 19 hours 52 minutes


#79 – The *Real* Truth About Today’s Anarchists: The Ex-Worker Responds to the New York Times

Anarchists and anti-fascists in general, and CrimethInc. in particular, have been the focus of intense hostile government and right-wing attention and in recent weeks. The latest salvo comes from the New York Times, which on June 30th published...


 2020-10-05  1h5m

#78: June 11th—Prisoner Solidarity, COVID-19, and Anti-Police Rebellion

Today we celebrate , an international day of solidarity with long-term anarchist prisoners. While this is the sixteenth year this date has been observed, 2020 presents an unprecedented context: both the COVID–19 pandemic and the massive uprising...


 2020-06-11  2h2m

#77: Minneapolis Uprising, Part 1—How to Abolish the Police

The killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police has sparked a nationwide rebellion against the police and global solidarity efforts. One of the most striking developments is the announcement on Sunday, June 7 by a majority of Minneapolis City...


 2020-06-11  1h20m

#76: Anarchist Nurses Speak Out on Survival and Resistance

Here at , we continue to navigate the COVID–19 crisis by seeking guidance and insight from three anarchist nurses who are working on the frontlines of the pandemic. First, we hear from an anarchist ER nurse from the southwest US who offers...


 2020-04-08  1h56m

#75: Rent Strike!

This April 1st, people around the world will . In the midst of the pandemic, we are confronted not only with a virus, but with the murderous logic of the market. Before COVID–19 hit, millions already struggled to afford rent, mortgage, or loan...


 2020-03-31  1h24m

#74: Surviving the Virus—An Anarchist Introduction to Pandemic Life

The COVID–19 crisis presents both extreme dangers and opportunities. As our lives are threatened by a new virus, our freedom is menaced by authoritarians intent on using this opportunity to set new precedents for state intervention and control. On...


 2020-03-31  54m

#73: Radio Evasión—Dispatches from Chile Part 4

DESCARGAR LAS ENTREVISTAS EN ESPAÑOL Just days into the new year, masked encapuchados circle-pitted while burning the church of the Carabineros. That’s how fierce the Friday protests continue to be. Action has somewhat (not entirely!) slowed down...


 2020-01-17  2h20m

#72: Radio Evasión—Dispatches from Chile Part 3

DESCARGAR AQUÍ EL EPISODIO EN ESPAÑOL Has normality returned to Chile? NO! Social peace? Neither! The people don’t want peace without dignity. To borrow a phrase from the situationists, the people don’t want the peace of the graveyard. The...


 2019-11-29  2h22m

#71: Radio Evasión—Dispatches from Chile Part 2

Two weeks of revolt in Chile and there are no signs of it slowing down! In this Radio Evasión dispatch, we bring you up to speed on all the developments in the past week: the president’s attempts to quell the protests with reforms, the lifting of...


 2019-11-01  2h43m

The Ex-Worker #70: Radio Evasión—dispatches from Chile Part 1

Beginning last Monday, October 14, high school students in Santiago, Chile kicked off a campaign of mass fare-dodging, or evasiones, in response to a 30 peso fare hike. The movement grew quickly and, before anyone knew it, revolt spread all across...


 2019-10-25  1h2m