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Looking for hard-hitting analysis on the growing crisis? Searching for a revolutionary anarchist, anti-fascist, and autonomous anti-capitalist alternative to the far-Right and the neo-liberal center? Looking to learn more about grassroots revolt and social movements across North America? Every week It’s Going Down produces three audio programs:IGDshow: Features interviews and discussions produced for the Pacifica Radio Network. These 58min radio ready shows are broadcast Fridays, 12pm-1pm PT on KPFA 94.1FM  and 88.1 KFCF in Northern and Central California, on Friday Mornings and Evenings on 99.5FM WBAI across the greater New York City area. They are available for distribution on AudioPort.This Is America: Audio analysis and roundup of resistance and headline news, all from an anarchist perspectiveIGDcast: Features raw interviews and discussions. IGDcast is also proudly part of the Channel Zero Anarchist Podcast Network, Subscribe and rate us on iTunes. We’re also on Stitcher, Spotify, Podbean, Podtail, Listen Notes, and BluBrryIf you want to come on the show, please contact us.

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Looking for hard-hitting analysis on the growing crisis? Searching for a revolutionary anarchist, anti-fascist, and autonomous anti-capitalist alternative to the far-Right and the neo-liberal center? Looking to learn more about grassroots revolt and social movements across North America? Every week It’s Going Down produces three audio programs:IGDshow: Features interviews and discussions produced for the Pacifica Radio Network. These 58min radio ready shows are broadcast Fridays, 12pm-1pm PT on KPFA 94.1FM  and 88.1 KFCF in Northern and Central California, on Friday Mornings and Evenings on 99.5FM WBAI across the greater New York City area. They are available for distribution on AudioPort.This Is America: Audio analysis and roundup of resistance and headline news, all from an anarchist perspectiveIGDcast: Features raw interviews and discussions. IGDcast is also proudly part of the Channel Zero Anarchist Podcast Network, Subscribe and rate us on iTunes. We’re also on Stitcher, Spotify, Podbean, Podtail, Listen Notes, and BluBrryIf you want to come on the show, please contact us.

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Best anarchist News source out there

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Hell yeah just want to throw words at this guy and see how he pronounces them

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254 Ratings
Average Ratings
190
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52

Most informative

By zygote666 - Sep 25 2019
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Best anarchist News source out there

Hell ye

By yoooooooooootkrnn - Aug 09 2019
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Hell yeah just want to throw words at this guy and see how he pronounces them

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IT'S GOING DOWN

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Looking for hard-hitting analysis on the growing crisis? Searching for a revolutionary anarchist, anti-fascist, and autonomous anti-capitalist alternative to the far-Right and the neo-liberal center? Looking to learn more about grassroots revolt and social movements across North America? Every week It’s Going Down produces three audio programs:IGDshow: Features interviews and discussions produced for the Pacifica Radio Network. These 58min radio ready shows are broadcast Fridays, 12pm-1pm PT on KPFA 94.1FM  and 88.1 KFCF in Northern and Central California, on Friday Mornings and Evenings on 99.5FM WBAI across the greater New York City area. They are available for distribution on AudioPort.This Is America: Audio analysis and roundup of resistance and headline news, all from an anarchist perspectiveIGDcast: Features raw interviews and discussions. IGDcast is also proudly part of the Channel Zero Anarchist Podcast Network, Subscribe and rate us on iTunes. We’re also on Stitcher, Spotify, Podbean, Podtail, Listen Notes, and BluBrryIf you want to come on the show, please contact us.

Rank #1: Fighting Fascism, Rejecting Liberalism: A Conversation with Natasha Lennard

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In this episode of the It’s Going Down podcast, we speak with radical journalist, writer, and teacher, Natasha Lennard, author of the new book from Verso Press, Being Numerous: Essays on Non-Fascist Life. The book contains essays on both the personal and the political, while also covering social movements and struggles from Black Lives Matter,... Read Full Article

Oct 23 2019

53mins

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Rank #2: This Is America #82: Trump, Puerto Rico, and #AbolishICE

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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, the rise of the #AbolishICE movement and #ClosetheCamps action, and beyond. All this and more, but first, the news!... Read Full Article

Jul 20 2019

1hr 45mins

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Rank #3: This is America #80: Zakir Khan On the Rise of Far-Right Violence

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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 dealt with the increase in anti-Muslim hate crimes. We speak on the... Read Full Article

Jul 05 2019

3hr 15mins

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Rank #4: Noel Ignatiev on ‘Race Traitor,’ White Supremacy, and Abolition

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In this episode of the It’s Going Down podcast, we speak with Noel Ignatiev, long time organizer, author, and theorist. Ignatiev spent 20 years working in a steel factory while also being involved in the influential group, the Sojourner Truth Organization (STO). Building off the ideas of W.E.B. Du Bois and CLR James, STO built... Read Full Article

Oct 11 2019

52mins

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Rank #5: This Is America #86: ICE Resistance, Portland Report, Recession

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Welcome, to This Is America, August 22nd, 2019. We have a great show for you today. First, we start with a report from West Virginia, on how people are mobilizing against threats of ICE raids and then speak with someone in Rhode Island about a recent mass mobilization against an ICE detention facility that ended... Read Full Article

Aug 23 2019

3hr 8mins

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Rank #6: This Is America #94: PG&E Firestorm, Rojava Solidarity in Seattle, Impeachment Crisis

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Welcome, to This Is America, October 31st, 2019. On this episode, we speak with an organizer from the bay area, about the history of PG&E, a private utility company linked to decades and decades of fires, pipeline explosions, and more – all caused by the corporations drive to put profits before the public. We also... Read Full Article

Nov 02 2019

2hr 19mins

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Rank #7: Raw Deal: Why Statecraft Won’t Solve the Climate Crisis

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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, and legislative proposals such as the “Green New Deal.” Is there hope in the State being able to legislate the climate crisis... Read Full Article

Jun 01 2019

59mins

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Rank #8: This Is America #85: Once Now Into the Breach

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Welcome, to This Is America, August 15th, 2019. In this episode we speak with someone from the New London Mutual Aid Collective about their ongoing work of planting a food forest on land left vacant after a giant pharmaceutical company’s land grab of an entire neighborhood through eminent domain feel through. We then speak to... Read Full Article

Aug 16 2019

2hr 51mins

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Rank #9: TIA #83: Border Resistance Camp; Call to Support Anti-MVP Fight

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Welcome, to This Is America, July 29th, 2019. In this episode we feature a special interview with someone involved in the upcoming Border Resistance camp kicking off on September 1st in so-called El Paso, Texas, and be sure to catch their upcoming tour to promote it, hitting cities on the west coast and beyond starting... Read Full Article

Jul 29 2019

1hr 50mins

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Rank #10: This Is America #92: An Anarchist in Rojava Speaks

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Welcome, to This Is America, October 16th, 2019. In this episode, we are lucky enough to be able to speak to an Assyrian anarchist living in Rojava, the autonomous region of Northern Syria. We speak about the unfolding crisis, the withdrawal of US troops, the ongoing Turkish invasion, the impact the bombings have had to... Read Full Article

Oct 17 2019

1hr 55mins

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Rank #11: This Is America #73: ROAR Conference, Shallow ‘Socialism vs Capitalism’ Debate

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Welcome, to This Is America, May 17th, 2019. On today’s show we talk with one of the organizers of the Revolutionary Organizing Against Racism (ROAR) Conference (happening this weekend in the bay area of California) about how they have been organizing for three years to put on a gathering that brings people together across several... Read Full Article

May 18 2019

1hr 38mins

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Rank #12: This Is America #79: Now It’s Time to Fight

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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 against 287(g), which would allow sheriffs to deputize police... Read Full Article

Jun 28 2019

1hr 59mins

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Rank #13: Shane Burley on Oregon Militias, the GOP, & Beyond

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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 (would charge biggest polluters more) and in turn have fled the State. As... Read Full Article

Jun 29 2019

52mins

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Rank #14: This Is America #93: Ride the Tiger

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Welcome, to This Is America, October 28th, 2019. In this episode, we feature two interviews, the first with two people involved in the ongoing defense of the ancient Mattole forest in Northern California. We speak about how people have been fighting corporate logging of the forest for over 20 years and how this multi-generational struggle... Read Full Article

Oct 29 2019

1hr 25mins

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Rank #15: This Is America #78: #MemphisUprising & Detroit Pride

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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. We have an amazing jam-packed show for you today. First, we speak with someone... Read Full Article

Jun 18 2019

1hr 55mins

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Rank #16: An Anarchist Analysis of the Impeachment Crisis

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In this episode of the It’s Going Down podcast (originally recorded for Pacifica Radio), we present a discussion and analysis on the evolving impeachment crisis. Fundamentally we ask if we have a dog in this fight, as the Democrats, who have spent years advancing and helping to fund Trump’s drive toward war, his growing attacks... Read Full Article

Oct 07 2019

52mins

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Rank #17: Dual Power Beyond the Local: A Conversation with Symbiosis

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In this episode of the It’s Going Down podcast, we talked with several people involved in a new confederation of groups called Symbiosis, which includes libertarian socialist groups such as the Libertarian Socialist Caucus of the DSA, Black Socialists of America, as well as projects and organizations such as Woodbine in New York, Cooperation Jackson... Read Full Article

May 22 2019

1hr 4mins

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Rank #18: This Is America #81: On Every Front

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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 about a recent rally and march against ICE that drew out hundreds, and finally,... Read Full Article

Jul 11 2019

1hr 2mins

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Rank #19: Building Up Electronic Self-Defense Against Surveillance

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On this episode of the It’s Going Down podcast, we spoke with Bill Budington, a long-time anarchist and senior staff technologist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) based out of the San Francisco Bay area about government and corporate surveillance and how to build up electronic self-defense on your phone, on your computer. and to... Read Full Article

Sep 21 2019

52mins

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