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Bad News: Episode #42

Bad News: Episode #42

BAD News #42: Angry Voices From Around The World

Welcome to the 42nd edition of Bad News. This is our Angry Voices From Around The World for January, 2021. A report from the international network of anarchist and anti-authoritarian radios.

Check out all the shows. Look for the a-radio-network collection on archive.org or at our website, a-radio-network.org.

Contents:

1) Crna Luknja – An urgent Call for Solidarity with evicted Squat ROG in Ljubljana
2) Free social radio 1431AM – Report on the Solidarity Fund for imprisoned Revolutionaries in Greece and the Situation of Long Time Prisoner Dimitris Koufontinas who is in an ongoing hunger strike
3) Announcement for the upcoming A-Radio Network Live Show at Saturday 13th of Februar from 14:00 – 20:00 (CET)
4) Elephant in the Room – an anarchist estimation of the current situation in Russia and the protests around the trial against right-wing liberal Nawalny
5) A-Radio Berlin – with a short piece and a quote highlighting anarchist Thinker and Revolutionary Piotr Kropotkin who died 100 years ago

Length: 39 min

Bad News: Episode #41

Bad News: Episode #41

BAD News #41: Angry Voices From Around The World

Welcome to the 41st edition of Bad News. This is our Angry Voices From Around The World for December, 2020. A report from the international network of anarchist and anti-authoritarian radios.

Check out all the shows. Look for the a-radio-network collection on archive.org or at our website, a-radio-network.org.

Contents:

1) FQZA – A short round up about the struggle at “Dannenröder Forst” in the district called Hessen. (Germany)

2) Asamblea Anarquista Valparaiso – Commemorating 10th anniversary of rebellion and slaughter of 81 prisoners in San Miguel prison in Santiago de Chile.

3) Črna Luknja – is reporting on situation considering homeless situation in the Slovenian capital Ljubljana and involvement of Self-organized antiauthoritarian initiative.

4) Radiozones of Subversive Expressions – is sharing a report from streets and squares of Athens (Greece) and approaches of political establishment towards anti-authoritarian movement and society on general.

5) Radiofragmata – reporting on the events of 6th of December in so-called Greece.

6) Free social radio 1431AM – Is contributing an update about the situation in Greek prisons during the CoViD-19 pandemic.

7) Dissident Island from London – in the soon not to be so United Kingdom brings another round-up of happenings from across the land covering animal rights, workers’ struggles, eco-activism and anti-militarism.

8) The Final Straw Radio (from southern Appalachia in the so-called US) – shares a part of a conversation with anarchist and antifascist journalist and organizes, Daryle Lamont Jenkins about the far right street demos around the 2020 US elections, the violence in Washington DC by Proud Boys on November 14th and others against Black Lives Matter Plaza, the stabbings of three anti-racists and the call to participate in a counter to another Proud Boys demo in DC on December 12th, 2020 and prospects for autonomous anti-racist organizing in coming years.

9) Anarchist Radio Berlin – An update on the ongoing struggle in Belarus. For this month we are sharing part of an interview with an anarchist from Belarus, that happened in the end of November 2020.

10) Radio Show Elephant in the Room – Interview from 9th of November on recent protest for abortion rights, following repressions and anti-repression work in Poland.

Length: 1:28 h

Bad News: Episode #40

Bad News: Episode #40

BAD News #40: Angry Voices From Around The World

Welcome to the 40th edition of Bad News. This is our Angry Voices From Around The World for November, 2020. A report from the international network of anarchist and anti-authoritarian radios.

Check out all the shows. Look for the a-radio-network collection on archive.org or at our website, a-radio-network.org.

Contents:

1) Interview with a anarchist from Belarus on development of protests, going on repressions against anarchist movement and the possibility to support a belarusian struggle against authoritarian regime.
2) Crna Luknja’s short newsflash from Slovenia. First, a sketch of the general situation regarding corona-crisis and the revolts against authoritarian measures. Later, updates on recent stages of municipality’s growing repression against Autonomous factory Rog, the squat in the center of Ljubljana existing since 2006.
3) So-called Greece; November in lockdown: Repression, migrants situation and anarchist resistance.
4) Anarchist assembly of Valparaíso: “One year after the beggining of the revolt, the revolt continues!”
5) FQZ A: Report on the demo in solidarity with the revolt in $hile which was organized at the 18.10.2020 the anniversary of the revolt in Leipzig (Germoney).
6) Report about the demo in solidarity with the accused anarchists at the 4th of November with a short compliance about the sentences at the 5th.
7) Dissident Island newsflash from so called England
8) Malaysia: interview with Queer Cempaka Collective from Kuala Lumpur about their work and the situation over there

Length: 1:22 h

Belarus: Update on the Uprising (November 2020)

Belarus: Update on the Uprising (November 2020)

As Anarchist Radio Berlin we had another chance to talk to Maria, an anarchist from Minsk, Belarus, about the situation in the country. We’re getting a comprehensive update on the evolution of the protest
tactics, both on the streets as well as digitally and on the state repression and other attempts of counter-insurgency.

Support comrades in Belarus at

Listen here to our long interview from August on the background of the uprising.

Belarus: Rebellion Against Dictatorship

Belarus: Rebellion Against Dictatorship

As the Anarchist Radio Berlin, we gladly present this interview with an anarchist in Belarus on the current situaton in the country. Since weeks people are in the streets in the aftermath of the last election.

In the interview, recorded on the 31st of august 2020, we learn about underlying reasons and the built up to the current protest movement, as well as the role of alternative media and the current state repression.

Links mentioned in the interview:

Bad News: Episode #37

Bad News: Episode #37

BAD News #37: Angry Voices From Around The World

Welcome to the 37th edition of Bad News. This is our Angry Voices From Around The World for August, 2020. A report from the international network of anarchist and anti-authoritarian radios.

Check out all the shows look for the a-radio-network collection on archive.org or at our website, a-radio-network.org.

Contents:

A call for the International Week of Solidarity with Anarchist Prisoners (23.-30.8.2020)

Radio Fragmata (Athens):

  • Updates from so-called Greece

Anarchist Assembly Valparaíso (Chile)

  • Statement on the current imprisonment of two comrades

FrequenzA

  • An interview about the Coordinating (prisoner support) group 18th of October in Chile.

A-Radio Berlin (Germany)

  • A summary of the ongoing Mapuche hungerstrike in Chile
Slovenia: Tactics and challenges in the ongoing social uprising

Slovenia: Tactics and challenges in the ongoing social uprising

As A-Radio Berlin we had the opportunity of talking to a comrade from the Federation for Anarchist Organizing (FAO) in Slovenia and Croatia.

Amongst the topics were the ongoing social uprising in Slovenia, the dynamics and challenges of such a movement in the Covid-19 context, state repression and neonazi attacks as well as a comparison to the 2012/2013 uprising. Last but not least our comrade offers an analysis of the tactics used in the struggle and how to possibly go forward.

Bad News: Episode #36

Bad News: Episode #36

BAD News #36: Angry Voices From Around The World

Welcome to the 36th edition of Bad News. This is our Angry Voices From Around The World for July, 2020. A report from the international network of anarchist and anti-authoritarian radios.

Check out all the shows look for the a-radio-network collection on archive.org or at our website, a-radio-network.org.

Contents:

  • Radio-zones of Subversive Expression (Athens):
  • media foundation by the Greek goverment during the quarntine,
  • the police violence in Exarchia some days after a squat eviction,
  • the violence and eviction of Victoria square
  • Črna Luknja (Ljubljana)
  • contributing an antireport from Slovenian unrests, that in the middle of march, because of the virus started with drumming on balconies, went on the bicycles and ended up on foot, against the right-wing government with authoritarian, neoliberalistic and nationalistic intentions.
  • Free Social Radio 1431AM (Thessaloniki):
  • the arrest of two anarchist comrades in Thessaloniki,
  • the latest developments on the shutdown and reconnection of espiv.net’s server,
  • the violence and eviction of Victoria square
  • A-Radio Berlin:
  • Stop the eviction of the collective bar Syndikat
  • Radiofragmata (Athens)
  • News from Greece.
  • FrequenzA
  • an interview with somebody from solikomitee 1007 about the street festival “resist-2” about the festival, the resistance against the deportation in the past and the trial against two persons who where part of it.
  • Dissident Island Radio (London):
  • a round-up of UK-related ‘B(A)D News’
Kolektiva.media – a new anarchist videohosting alternative

Kolektiva.media – a new anarchist videohosting alternative

We had the opportunity of talking with comrades from the anarchist video colletives SubMedia and Antimidia directly for the start of their new videohosting project Kolektiva. Hear more about this exciting new self-managed infrastructure as well as background infos on videomaking in Canada and Brazil and suggestions on creating new video collectives.

From their own presentation:
Welcome to Kolektiva, an open-source platform for hosting anarchist videos from around the world. Our goal with Kolektiva is to help increase communication and material solidarity across borders and linguistic divides. If you are interested in getting involved – whether through hosting your content with us, or helping out with translation – please contact us at kolektivamedia/@/riseup.net.

[Extra] Channel Zero Network: Staying safe at street actions (PSA)

[Extra] Channel Zero Network: Staying safe at street actions (PSA)

As A-Radio Berlin we are part of the anarchist Channel Zero Network (CZN), an alliance of podcasts and radio shows in English language from around the world.

In the context of the recent BlackLivesMatter uprising against police brutality and racism in the US, CZN published a short audio containing advice on how to more safely navigate street actions. Most things would also apply outside of the BLM or Covid-19 situation.

Bad News: Episode #32

Bad News: Episode #32

This is the 32nd episode of “B(A)D NEWS – Angry voices from around the world”, a news program from the international network of anarchist and antiauthoritarian radios, consisting of short news segments from different parts of the world.

Content:

1. Radiofragmata (Athens, Greece): Updates for arrested anarchists and political prisoners. / News from the Greek regime.
2. Free Social Radio 1431AM (Thessaloniki, Greece): About the revengeful deportation to Albania of the anarchist comrade Irdi K.
3. Radiozones of Subversive Expression (Athens, Greece): A review for the current situation in Evros (the Northeastern borders of Greece).
4. 105FM (Mytilene, Greece): An update from the recent refugee demonstrations in Lesvos, the repression and the fascist attacks.
5. Dissident Island (London): A roundup of happenings from around the so-called United Kingdom.
6. A-Radio Berlin: An interview with an organizer of the first feminist congress in Poland that took place in February.
7. Frequenz(A): About the resistance against a deportation in Leipzig, Germany back in the 10/7/2019 and the repression like for example the current court case linked to that.