Posted by: prisonradioshow | July 12, 2019

Prison Radio July 11, 2019

For today’s show, we’ll be bringing you a talk given by Jackie Wang at the McGill University on April 4th of this year. Jackie is the author of the book Carceral Capitalism. She is also an essayist, poet, filmaker, community activist and in her free time (if there is any after all that! :)) a PhD student in History.


Posted by: prisonradioshow | April 15, 2019

Prison Radio April 11, 2019

This show has an interview with Rustbelt Abolition Radio about electronic incarceration. Very scary stuff that everyone should be concerned about. Also, there is another opinion piece from Gene, coordinator of the Prison Radio Show. He talks about some of the difficulties that long term prisoners may face when they get out.


Posted by: prisonradioshow | April 8, 2019

Prison Radio March 22, 2019

On this show we have an interview with Clementine Morgan about psychiatric incarceration, followed by an opinion piece from Gene. Finally, we will re air the rest on an interview we did with folks from the Perilous Chronicles which due to technical difficulties we were unable to air in our February show.


Posted by: prisonradioshow | March 21, 2019

Prison Radio March 14, 2019

Welcome to the Prison Radio Show. Today’s show will have a piece about homelessness as pertains to prisoners inside and when they are released to the community. We’ll also hear a news commentary from Muti Ajamu-Osagboro, a prisoner in Pennsylvania. Finally we share an audio recording from 2011 by Les Filles Electrique featuring women from inside Tanguay and Joliette prisons.

Posted by: prisonradioshow | March 9, 2019

Interview with Perilous Chronicle

Interview with Duncan from Perilous Chronicle – a site amassing information about prisoner resistance since 2010 in the US and Canada.

Ran in part on one of our February 2019 shows, but we wanted to share the full interview here.

Perilous Chronicle also has a PO Box. It is not included in the interview, so for folks re-airing for people on the inside please say this on your show:

“Perilous Chronicle

P.O. Box 381

Tucson, AZ 85702

Please note that we are unable to assist with issues unrelated to our research. If you have information about prison resistance that may meet our criteria please write to us with as much information and documentation as possible. Please consider having other prisoners who have witnessed or taken part in the event write to us as well. Please note that outgoing mail may be monitored and do not send us information that may be incriminating to yourself or others. We are unable to guarantee a response to your letter.”

Posted by: prisonradioshow | February 15, 2019

Prison Radio Show February 14, 2019

Featured Speakers/Commentators: Papi, ex-prisoner, speaks on years in Canadian prisons.

Contributor: Prison Radio CKUT [Contact Contributor]

Summary: Papi, an ex-prisoner, speaks about his life experiences in the Canadian penitentiary system in the eighties and nineties.


Posted by: prisonradioshow | January 25, 2019

Prison Radio January 25, 2019

Featured Speakers/Commentators: Papi, ex-prisoner; Gene, coordinator for the Prison Radio Show; Angela Davis, acclaimed human rights activist.

Summary: Papi, who spent years in Canadian prisons, talks about life in those prisons during the 70’s and 80’s. Gene, coordinator for PRS in Montreal, speaks about his experiences getting his drivers license after 28 years inside. Angela Davis, a worldwide respected human rights activist, in the first segment of three, will raise issues of Palestine, feminism, as well as her leadership in the campaign against mass incarceration.


Posted by: prisonradioshow | January 12, 2019

Prison Radio January 10, 2019

Featured Speakers/Commentators:  Helen Hudson — member of the Certain Days collective; Bill Van Driel – member of Solidarity Across Borders
Contributor:  Prison Radio CKUT  [Contact Contributor]
Summary:  The event was co-organized by the Certain Days Collective and The Caring for Social Justice collective. Today we’ll be airing the recording of the launch of theThe Certain Days: Freedom for Political Prisoners Calendar is a joint fundraising and educational project between outside organizers in Montreal, Hamilton, New York and Baltimore, in partnership with a political prisoner being held in maximum-security prison in New York State, David Gilbert. Co-founders Robert Seth Hayes and Herman Bell were released from prison in 2018.

Certain Days: Freedom for Political Prisoners calendar, that focuses on the theme of Health/Care that took place in Montreal on Thursday, December 13th, 2018, 6:30 PM at QPIRG- Concordia. The proceeds from the calendar will go to Addameer (a prisoner support organization in Palestine) and Release Aging People in Prison (RAPP – a campaign mobilizing around the release of aging prisoners). For more info : https://www.certaindays.

The Caring for Social Justice Collective is a recently formed collective based in Tio’ta:ke (Montreal) who organize around issues relating to social justice in healthcare. Email:

You can download the entire show here:


Posted by: prisonradioshow | December 31, 2018

Prison Radio Dec 28, 2018

Featured Speakers/Commentators:  Justin Piche. Professor of Criminology at Ottawa U.; Emily Hill, who works for Aboriginal Legal Services in Toronto.
Contributor:  Prison Radio CKUT  [Contact Contributor]
Summary:  Justin Piche will talk about Trudeau announcement that his government will end solitary confinement in Canada. I will believe it when I see it. Also, Emily Hill will delve into the Ewert Supreme Court decision that is about the applicability of psychological assessment tests for indigenous people caught up in the legal system.


Posted by: prisonradioshow | November 27, 2018

Prison Radio Nov 23, 2018

Featured Speakers/Commentators:  Dr. Karen Gedney; author, public speaker and internal medicine specialist.
Contributor:  Prison Radio CKUT  [Contact Contributor]
Summary:  Dr. Karen Gedney is an author, motivational speaker, internal medicine specialist, sits on medical boards, is active in her community in early crime prevention and in prison reform. She is here today to discuss her debut book “30 Years Behind Bars: Trials of a Prison Doctor.” As a woman working in an all-male Nevada State prison, she brings an unique and compelling story to something that few in the public know or understand. A great interview. A great book. An amazing woman. Enjoy.


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