This episode included the final two parts of an interview with Diana Block that has been airing in pieces over the last three shows. We also interviewed Azzurra from the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee in the US about the Sept 9 prisoner work stoppage.
Diana Block has been a radical activist since the 1970s. She was a founding member of San Francisco Women Against Rape, Prairie Fire Organizing Committee, the California Coalition for Women Prisoners, and the Jericho Movement for Political Prisoners. She is author of the memoir Arm the Spirit: A Woman’s Journey Underground and Back and the novel Clandestine Occupations – An Imaginary History. She lives in San Francisco with her life partner, former political prisoner Claude Marks.
You can download the entire episode here