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Silver Threads Podcast

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.



Apr 20, 2021

"Love is older than doubt, so curiosity is older than doubt. Creation comes from curiosity."

Hari Alluri joins the show to share poetic musings on everything from the concept of home to masculinity, weaving his own poetry between and into the threads of conversation that center creativity, humility, strength and radical...

Apr 6, 2021

"Right now radicalism feels like a locked, very heavily loaded, hidden treasure chest."

After 15 years of a fully nomadic lifeway, Korean diasporic experimentalist Jimmy Betts is stationary. And while the parked isolation of now being an exhausted working class queero in so-called Iowa is heavy, Jimmy remains a part of...

Mar 23, 2021

"There is so much need for this storytelling. I want to be the bridge between these Kashmiri stories and the world."

Ifat Gazia was born and raised in the most militarized place on earth, Kashmir. She grew up listening to stories of oppression, occupation and resilience and eventually became a storyteller, bringing the...

Mar 9, 2021

"The Black Panther Party allowed me to have a more developed view on what freedom might look like."

Anarchist Panther Elder Ashanti Alston joins the show to talk about rifts and icons, of reading beyond the page and into life, of deep dives into fear, freedom, the internalizing of oppression, and of the ultimate exit...