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Silver Threads Podcast

Jun 22, 2021

"We need to let our comrades be as brave as they wanna be, as brave as they can, and sometimes braver than us, and hopefully they inspire us."

Mark k. Tilsen is an Oglala Lakota Poet Educator from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. He joins the show to share poetry, the necessity of cynicism, what we're willing to give...


Jun 8, 2021

"The way that I organize is deeply offensive to anyone who’s really got a vested interest in a power dynamic being at play..."

Community organizer Sierra Ramírez joins the show to talk about carving worlds, infighting, fear, and the beautifully messy work of building capacity and community - sprinkled with Orwell...


May 25, 2021

Nietzsche wrote that "One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star."

Today, carla and Eleanor dive into the starbursting chaos, weaving through multitudes: discomfort, thriving, learning, boundaries and the boundless accordion time of past, present and future!

Solidarity funds this...


May 11, 2021

"We need to think about how we speak to people who have lost all agency, lost all hope and are living in a nihilistic existence - that’s the sleeping giant that’s gonna change things."

Eugene Puryear is a longtime journalist and community organizer who joins the show to offer up new and animated viewpoints on...


May 1, 2021

Hey all! Happy May Day! Just a quick message about some rad episodes to check out, and some updates on upcoming Silver Threads shows.