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 47m. Bisher sind 131 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts

#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

#69: Defend Rojava! Part 4, More Interviews on Revolution and Solidarity

As the news breaks of a Russian-Turkish alliance determined to stamp out Kurdish autonomy, what’s at stake in the international fight to defend Rojava? This episode continues our exploration of the embattled revolution in northeastern Syria through...


 2019-10-23  1h6m

#68: Defend Rojava! Part 3, The So-Called “Ceasefire” and What’s at Stake

The revolutionary social experiments in the Kurdish territories of northeastern Syria remain under attack. As SDF forces mount fierce resistance in Sêre Kaniyê and waves of outraged protest sweep the world, the news in recent days has been full of...


 2019-10-22  1h28m

#67: Defend Rojava! Part 2, Understanding the Kurdish Resistance

As the crisis in Rojava deepens and political turmoil spreads across the world, it’s critical for us to understand how we got here. Who exactly are the Kurds, and why have so many thousands of them been willing to risk their lives fighting against...


 2019-10-16  1h10m

#66: Defend Rojava! Part 1, The Turkish Invasion

An urgent crisis is unfolding in northern Syria, with implications for global geopolitics and revolutionary possibilities for years to come. In response to US troop withdrawal and a green light from President Trump, the Turkish military has invaded...


 2019-10-14  1h9m

#65: Greek Anarchists Fight Back in Exarchia

On August 26th, riot police under orders from the newly elected right-wing government stormed and evicted four squatted social centers in the Exarchia neighborhood of Athens, Greece, in a serious attack on both precarious migrants and the anarchist...


 2019-09-18  1h38m

No Wall They Can Build, Episode 11: From East to West, Part II: Solidarity, and Home

Welcome to Episode 11, the final installment of No Wall They Can Build, the Ex-Worker Podcast’s serialized audiobook exploring borders and migration across North America. This episode concludes the book with personal reflections about the author’s...


 2019-06-13  23m