Latest Episodes

This Is America #82: Trump, Puerto Rico, and #AbolishICE
July 20, 2019

Welcome, to This Is America, July 19th, 2019. In this episode, we jump straight into the discussion, tackling Trump’s so-called social media summit, the US slide into authoritarianism in the wake of Trump’s latest tweet storm,

Danny Goldberg on Nirvana’s Endearing Rebellious Spirit
July 13, 2019

This episode, originally airing on KPFA, features an interview with Danny Goldberg, a long-time author, activist, and former manager of the band Nirvana, who revolutionized music and brought the underground to the masses with the release of their secon...

This Is America #81: On Every Front
July 11, 2019

Welcome, to This Is America, June 10th, 2019. In this episode, we bring you an interview with someone involved in the current #BlocktheWall week of action against banks funding ICE, we also speak with members of the Long Beach Anarchist Collective abou...

This is America #80: Zakir Khan On the Rise of Far-Right Violence
July 05, 2019

Welcome, to This Is America, July 4th, 2019. In this episode, we were lucky enough to sit down and talk with Zakir Khan, board chair of the Oregon chapter of Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), a civil-rights group that in recent years has de...

Shane Burley on Oregon Militias, the GOP, & Beyond
June 29, 2019

In this episode we again catch up with antifascist author, journalist, and researcher Shane Burley to talk about the evolving situation in Oregon. There, Republican officials have fled the capital in order to stop votes on a proposed cap and trade law ...

This Is America #79: Now It’s Time to Fight
June 28, 2019

Welcome, to This Is America, June 27th, 2019. We have a jam packed show. First off, we talk with someone from No More Deaths, who speaks on the aftermath of the trial against Dr. Scott Warren, someone from the FANG Collective about their week of action...

This Is America #78: #MemphisUprising & Detroit Pride
June 18, 2019

Correction: Recording states that antifascist mobilization in DC is on July 12th when in fact it is on July 6th. Sorry for any mix-up. We are correcting this error on our calendars now. Welcome, to This Is America, June 17th, 2019.

This Is America #77: Knoxville Abortion Doula Collective
June 09, 2019

Welcome, to This Is America, June 7th, 2019. In this episode, we speak with someone from the Knoxville Abortion Doula Collective about their ongoing organizing in Tennessee and beyond, the history of political and far-Right attacks on reproductive free...

This Is America #76: Sima Lee On Building Power in DC
June 05, 2019

Cover Photo from Ash J Welcome, to This Is America, June 4th, 2019. In this episode, we talk with Sima Lee, an anarchist organizer and emcee in the Washington DC area. In our interview we talk about the current #DontMuteDC movement as well as gentrific...

Raw Deal: Why Statecraft Won’t Solve the Climate Crisis
June 01, 2019

In this episode, we speak with a member of the Black Rose Anarchist Federation, about the increasing threat of climate change, growing State repression against protest, new activist formations such as Extinction Rebellion,