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AW@L Radio: Prison Fast in Solidarity With Theresa Spence

As Chief Spence starts her 2nd month of hunger strike, prisoners at the penetang prison will fast in solidarity with her and the struggle highlighted by Idle No More. We speak to embedded AW@L Radio jail correspondent Alex Hundert about the fast.

by Grand River Media CollectiveDan KellarAW@L RadioAlex Hundert

this interview was originally aired as the feature on the Daily GRRR! - Waves Through Walls: Anti-Prison Radio edition on the January 11th day of action for Idle No More.  Alex was trown in the hole for a week a day later.

This is an interview with imprisoned anti-colonial anti-capitalist alex hundert, undertaken on january 10th 2013 and he talks about the one day fast himself and others on his prison range were undertaking in solidarity with Cheif Theresa Spence as she started her 2nd month of hunger strike.  

from alex:

"We were to undergo our hunger strike also in solidarity with Spence and the Idle No More Movement and some of us will still be undertaking a 24 hour fast on January 11thwith that in mind. We invite others outside this prison to join us.“

 

the song at the end of the podcast is a new one from The Mahones - The Revolution Starts Now!

 

alex's article on this issue is available here: http://alexhundert.wordpress.com/2013/01/07/solidarity-against-capitalism-solidarity-against-colonialism/

the Daily GRRR! is a weekday news show on from 9-10am EST on http://soundfm.ca CKMS 100.3fm in waterloo with critical coverage canadian programs, policies, and practices, and narratives of resistance from the grassroots.

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