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Prison Radio Show

Aug 13, 2020

This special live show was recorded for Prisoner Justice Day. It featured audio from an event that was happening simultaneously in so-called Montreal, from Sheri Pranteau, an indigenous woman who has served time in prison. It also featured pre-recorded audio from a prisoner with suggestions for new tactics to try for...


Jul 26, 2020

Featuring Ann, an anarchist who was arrested in the 1980s for participating in an underground guerilla group called Direct Action. She ended up getting a life sentence and doing 7 years in Kingston’s Prison for Women (P4W), which is now closed. She also got her parole revoked on two separate occasions, once in 2006...


Jul 26, 2020

Marie Beemans, an outside activist and organizer who has been supporting prisoners since she was a teenager. Marie was particularly active with a group called the Office des Droits des Detenues (or ODD), which was affiliated with the Ligue des Droits in Quebec until they were kicked out of the Ligue des Droits...


Jul 25, 2020

Interview with Gene, who started doing time in canadian prisons in 1972. Gene talks to us about the early days of PJD on the inside and the role that inmates committees and outside support played in prisoner resistance in the 70s and 80s. He talks a bit about protective custody or PC, and how changes to protective...


Jul 25, 2020

This episode is a long interview with Mariam Gafforio, an anarchist and conflict facilitator and conflict system builder in the so-called US. Mariam talked to us about her theories of conflict, what conflict systems are, and much else! This is the third interview in our series on conflict, so check out past episodes...