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Another World is Podable

By Peter Bloom
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Episode 9: The Revolution Continues with Trebor Scholz and "platform cooperativism"

Another World is Podable

Episode 9: The Revolution Continues with Trebor Scholz and "platform cooperativism"

Another World is Podable

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Episode 31: The Revolution Continues with Dr. Ayesha Hameed talking about Creating New Futures and her Incredible Project "Black Atlantis"
Ayesha Hameed is a Lecturer in Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths, University of London in London, UK. Since 2014 Hameed’s multi-chapter project 'Black Atlantis' has looked at the Black Atlantic and its afterlives in contemporary illegalized migration at sea, in oceanic environments, through Afrofuturistic dancefloors and soundsystems and in outer space. Through videos, audio essays and performance lectures, she examines how to think through sound, image, water, violence and history as elements of an active archive; and time travel as an historical method. Recent exhibitions include Liverpool Biennale (2021), Gothenburg Biennale (2019), Lubumbashi Biennale (2019) and Dakar Biennale (2018). She is co-editor of Futures and Fictions (Repeater 2017) and co-author of Visual Cultures as Time Travel(Sternberg/MIT forthcoming 2021). She is currently Co-Programme Leader of the PhD in Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths University of London.
01:13:42
March 13, 2021
Episode 30: The Revolution Continues with Professor Rutger Claassen radically rethinking freedom, justice, and property
Rutger Claassen is Professor of Political Philosophy and Economic Ethics at the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies of Utrecht University. Most of his research is at the intersection of politics, economics and ethics, asking fundamental theoretical and normative questions about the way our economies are structured. Currently, he is the principal investigator of a research project on  The Business Corporation as a Political Actor, funded by the European Research Council (ERC-Consolidator Grant, 2M euro). In this project, he investigates the societal role and legitimacy of business corporations. Also, he is the principal investigator of a 750K euro research project funded by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) on Private Property & Political Power in Liberal-Democratic Societies. In the field of socio-economic justice, he defends a version of the capability approach – pioneered by economist Amartya Sen and philosopher Martha Nussbaum, which focuses on the development of personal capabilities instead of material resources as the central criterion for a just society. In his monograph Capabilities in a Just Society. A Theory of Navigational Agency  (Cambridge University Press, 2018) he argues for a capability approach centered on a notion of autonomous agency. He has published in journals such as Economic & Philosophy, Inquiry, Law & Philosophy, Journal of Social Philosophy and Politics, Philosophy & Economics. Rutger Claassen obtained his PhD in 2008 from Utrecht University for a dissertation about the moral limits of markets. He was assistant professor at Leiden University and a visiting scholar at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbour and Humboldt Universität in Berlin. At Utrecht University, Rutger Claassen was the first Program Director of the new BA-program in Philosophy, Politics & Economics (PPE), which started in September 2018. He also regularly publishes articles and books in Dutch, and gives lectures and interviews so as to bring philosophy to a broader audience. For years, he was the co-organizer of a monthly Philosophical Café in Utrecht. Also if interested please consider checking out "True Price" which is "is a social enterprise with the mission to realize sustainable products that are affordable to all by enabling consumers to see and voluntarily pay the true price of products they buy."
01:07:54
February 26, 2021
Episode 29: The Revolution Continues with Dr. Camila Vergara talking about the radical possibilities of democracy to challenge oligarchy and systemic corruption
Camila Vergara is a critical legal theorist, historian, journalist, and public intellectual from Chile writing on the relation between inequality, corruption, and domination. She is a Postdoctoral Research Scholar at the Eric H. Holder Jr. Initiative for Civil and Political Rights at Columbia University Law School, and author of Systemic Corruption. Constitutional Ideas for an Anti-Oligarchic Republic (Princeton University Press 2020). She also is currently advising local councils in Chile to participate in the ongoing constituent process, and her current affairs essays have appeared in Jacobin Magazine, the Boston Review and Sidecar, the new online publication from the New Left Review. Cause to support: Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund, a non-profit, public interest law firm providing free and affordable legal services, education and organizing help to communities facing threats to their local environment, agriculture, economy, and quality of life, in the U.S. and countries around the world. https://celdf.org/
01:16:01
January 14, 2021
Episode 28: The Revolution Continues with Professor Albert Weale talking about the Future of Democracy
Albert Weale is Emeritus Professor of Political Theory and Public Policy in the Department of Political Science, University College London, where he still teaches and researches. Earlier in his career he worked at the Universities of Newcastle, York, East Anglia and Essex. He stayed at Essex more than 17 years. His research and writing have concentrated on issues of political theory and public policy, especially health policy, environmental policy, the theory of justice and democratic theory. In addition to over one hundred papers and chapters, he has authored, co-authored or co-edited nineteen books. He has published widely on social values and health policy, editing Cost and Choice in Health Care for the King’s Fund in 1988 and, as part of the KCL/UCL Social Values Group, has recent articles in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, Journal of Health Organization and Managementand the Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal. In environmental policy, his works include The New Politics of Pollution (Manchester University Press, 1992) and with others Environmental Governance in Europe (Oxford University Press, 2000), as well as the edited Risk, Democratic Citizenship and Public Policy (Oxford University Press, 2002). His work on environmental policy led to research on the European Union more generally and in this field his published work includes, as sole author, Democratic Citizenship and the European Union (Manchester University Press, 2005), as co-author and as co-editor Citizenship, Democracy and Justice in the New Europe, with Percy Lehning (Routledge, 1997) and Political Theory and the European Union, with Michael Nentwich (Routledge, 1998). His latest book. Modern Social Contract Theory, was published by Oxford University Press in June 2020, and it is the first systematic study of the full range of those modern social contract theories that have been developed since 1950. The work follows from his previous book Democratic Justice and the Social Contract (Oxford University Press, 2013). In September 2018 he published The Will of the People: A Modern Myth (Polity Press), a response to the misplaced populism of the Conservative Party in the wake of the 2016 referendum and the global trend against the principles of constitutional democracy. He is a former co-editor of two books series, Issues in Political Theory (Macmillan) and Issues in Environmental Politics (Manchester University Press), as well as of the British Journal of Political Science. In 1998 he was elected a Fellow of the British Academy and between 2008 and 2012 was one of its Vice-Presidents with special responsibility for Public Policy. In 2013 he awarded a CBE for services to Political Science.
01:22:16
December 1, 2020
Episode 27: The Revolution Continues with Zack Walsh talking about the Radical Possibilities of the "Contemplative Commons"
Zack Walsh is a Senior Researcher of Economics at the One Project. He completed doctoral coursework in Process Studies at Claremont School of Theology. He holds an M.A. in Buddhist Studies from Foguang University, Taiwan and a B.A. in East Asian Studies from Denison University. He was a Research Associate at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) in Potsdam, Germany where he co-led the A Mindset for the Anthropocene (AMA) project. He is also a fellow of the Courage of Care Coalition and a partner of the Institute for Ecological Civilization. His publications focus on the integration of social justice, sustainability, and systems change.
01:14:54
October 31, 2020
Episode 26: The Revolution Continues with Rayelle Davis
Rayelle Davis is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor practicing in Western Md. She has lived in Appalachia for my entire life and started working as a counselor as the crisis of the opioid epidemic heavily impacted this area. She continues to work as a therapist and has went back to school to earn her PhD. Cultural factors that impact mental health treatment delivery in rural area such as Appalachia is my passion and research focus
01:18:58
October 20, 2020
Episode 25: The Revolution Continues With Gavin Mueller
Gavin Mueller is a lecturer in New Media and Digital Culture at the University of Amsterdam. He is the author of Media Piracy in the Cultural Economy (Routledge, 2019) and Breaking Things at Work (Verso, 2021), and a member of the editorial collective of Viewpoint Magazine.
01:25:14
October 15, 2020
Episode 24: The Revolution continues with Brendan McQuade and the threat of "Mass Supervision"
Brendan McQuade earned his BA at Hampshire College and MA and PhD at Binghamton University (SUNY). He previously taught at DePaul University in the International Studies Department and at SUNY-Cortland in the Sociology/Anthropology Department. His areas of interest are historical sociology, state theory, the critique of security, and social movements. His most recent book is Pacifying the Homeland: Intelligence Fusion and Mass Supervision. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2019
01:03:42
August 20, 2020
Episode 23: The Revolution Continues with Professor Tanner Mirrlees talking about the Socialist Project in Toronto, Media Imperialism, and the Revolutionary Potential of Digital Technologies
Tanner Mirrlees is an associate professor in the Communication and Digital Media Studies at Ontario Tech University. Mirrlees is the author of Hearts and Mines: The US Empire’s Cultural Industry (UBC Press, 2016), Global Entertainment Media: Between Cultural Imperialism and Cultural Globalization (Routledge, 2013), co-author of EdTech Inc.: Selling, Automating and Globalizing Higher Education in the Digital Age (Routledge, 2019), and co-editor of Media Imperialism: Continuity and Change (Rowman & Littlefield, 2019). Mirrlees participates in Toronto-based community organizations such as the Centre for Social Justice and the Socialist Project, and over the past three years, he was a co-organizer of The Capitalism Workshop, a series of public talks downtown Toronto that brought together educators, workers, students, and activists to collectively discuss and debate knowledge about capitalism, as well as old and new Left strategies and tactics for going beyond it. If you would like to donate to "The Socialist Project" you can do so at the following link: https://socialistproject.ca/donate/ *Please note GM closed down auto assembly at the Oshawa plant and plans to convert some of the old facility into a test track for autonomous vehicles. Green Jobs Oshawa continues to campaign for the public ownership and reconfiguration of the plant for socially and ecologically sustainable manufacturing. Learn more about Green Jobs Oshawa here: https://www.greenjobsoshawa.ca/
01:43:42
July 28, 2020
Episode 22: The Revolution Continues with Professor Angela Naomi Paik Discussing her new book "Bans, Walls, Raids, Sanctuary" and "abolitionist sanctuary"
A. Naomi Paik is an associate professor of Asian American studies with appointments in Gender & Women's studies and History at the  University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She published Rightlessness: Testimony and Redress in U.S. Prison Camps since World War II (UNC Press, 2016; winner, Best Book in History, AAAS 2018; runner-up, John  Hope Franklin prize for best book in American Studies, ASA, 2017). Her book Bans, Walls, Raids, Sanctuary: Understanding U.S. Immigration for the 21st Century (University of California Press), examines the long-developing criminalization of foreign-born people in the United States and the need for radical, abolitionist approaches to sanctuary. She is currently working on a book-length manuscript on the most capacious meaning of “sanctuary for all” and developing another on military  outsourcing. As a board member of the Radical History Review, she has co-edited three special issues of the journal—on “Militarism and Capitalism (Winter 2019), “Radical Histories of Sanctuary” (Fall 2019), and “Policing, Justice, and the Radical Imagination” (Spring 2020). She has published articles in Social Text, Radical History Review, Cultural Dynamics, Race & Class, e-misferica, Humanity, The Conversation, The Funambulist, and the collection Guantánamo and American Empire. She is the IPRH-Mellon fellow in Legal Humanities (2019-2022), working to build the legal humanities at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. With Toby Beauchamp, she is organizing a series of events on "Abolition" as a Resident Associate of the Center for Advanced Study (2019-present). Her research and teaching interests include comparative ethnic studies; U.S. imperialism; U.S. militarism; social and cultural  approaches to legal studies; transnational and women of color feminisms; carceral spaces; and labor, race, and migration. New Book: "Bans, Walls, Raids, Sanctuary: Understanding U.S. Immigration for the 21st Century): https://www.ucpress.edu/book/9780520305120/bans-walls-raids-sanctuary The guest would like to note that the man detained at Guantanamo who connected his condition with George Floyd's murder is not Moath al-Alwi. For more information see: https://www.newsweek.com/guantanamo-bay-black-lives-matter-hope-1511940 For more information about abolitionist events see: https://abolitionjournal.org/studyguide/
01:20:50
July 24, 2020
Episode 21 : The Revolution Continues with Professor Gerald Horne Talking about Resisting "Settler Colonialism" and a New Generation of Internationalist Anti-Imperialist Struggle
Professor Gerald Horne holds the Moores Professorship of History and African American Studies. His research has addressed issues of racism in a variety of relations involving labor, politics, civil rights, international relations and war. He has also written extensively about the film industry. Dr. Horne received his Ph.D. in history from Columbia University and his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley and his B.A. from Princeton University. He is the author of more than thirty books and one hundred scholarly articles and reviews. His current research includes an examination of U.S.-Southern African relations since the so-called “Anglo-Boer War” at the end of the 19th century and an analysis of the Political Economy of the music called “Jazz” from the late 19th century to the present. Latest Book "The Dawning of the Apocalypse: The Roots of Slavery, White Supremacy, Settler Colonialism, and Capitalism in the Long Sixteenth Century": https://nyupress.org/9781583678725/the-dawning-of-the-apocalypse/
58:43
July 14, 2020
Episode 20: The Resistance Continues with the Brilliant Professor Priyamvada Gopal discussing "Insurgent Empire", race, class and empire in the 21st century, and her recent twitter "controversy"
Priyamvada Gopal is a Professor in Anglophone and Related Literatures in the Faculty of English and Fellow, Churchill College, University of Cambridge. She is the author of Literary Radicalism in India: Gender, Nation and the Transition to Independence, The Indian English Novel: Nation, History and Narration, and Insurgent Empire: Anticolonial Resistance and British Dissent.
46:45
July 3, 2020
Episode 19: The Revolution Continues with the Incredible Professor Vanessa Wills on Morality, Revolution, and White Privilege
Vanessa Wills is a political philosopher, ethicist, educator, and activist working in Washington, DC. She is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at The George Washington University. In 2019/20, she is additionally the DAAD Visiting Chair in Ethics and Practice at Ludwig-Maximilian-Universität’s Munich Center for Ethics. Her areas of specialization are moral, social, and political philosophy, nineteenth century German philosophy (especially Karl Marx), and the philosophy of race. Her research is importantly informed by her study of Marx’s work, and focuses on the ways in which economic and social arrangements can inhibit or promote the realization of values such as freedom, equality, and human development. She received her PhD in Philosophy from the University of Pittsburgh in 2011, where she wrote her dissertation on the topic, “Marx and Morality.” Dr. Wills received her Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from Princeton University in 2002.
01:20:13
June 21, 2020
Episode 18: The Revolution Continues with Professor Nicole Fleetwood on her book "Marking Time", Radical Creativity, and a 21st Century Abolitionist Politics
Nicole R. Fleetwood is a critic, curator, and professor of American studies and art history at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey.  Fleetwood is the author of the new book, Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration (2020), as well as On Racial Icons: Blackness and the Public Imagination (2015) and Troubling Vision: Performance, Visuality, and Blackness (2011). Link to her new book: https://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674919228
01:00:54
June 8, 2020
Episode 17: The Revolution Continues with Sara Farris and Mark Bergfeld on the Radical Possibilities of "Life Making Labour" During the Corvid - 19 Crisis
Mark Bergfeld is the Director of Property Services and UNICARE at the union federation UNI Global Union - Europa. He holds a PhD from Queen Mary. He has written extensively on labour issues, migration and social movements. He runs a regular newsletter on the world of work tinyletter.com/mdbergfeld . In another lifetime, he was a student of Peter Bloom . Sara Farris is sociologist teaching at Goldsmiths whose latest book is the brilliant "In the name of women's right. The rise of femonationalism" (Duke 2017). Link to Article in Spectre "The COVID-19 Crisis and the End of the 'Low-skilled' Worker": https://spectrejournal.com/the-covid-19-crisis-and-the-end-of-the-low-skilled-worker/ Link to Journal "Spectre": https://spectrejournal.com/ Link to Book ""In the name of women's right. The rise of femonationalism": https://www.dukeupress.edu/in-the-name-of-womens-rights
58:59
May 25, 2020
Episode 16: The Revolution Continues with Radical Human Rights Lawyers Professor Clara Sandoval-Villalba and Chris Esdaile
This episode is in honour of Azul Rojas Marin and the struggle for LGBTQ rights around the world. Clara Sandoval is Professor of Human Rights Law at the School of Law and Human Rights Centre at the University of Essex, and co-director of the Essex Transitional Justice Network at Essex. Clara is co-authored of the book Doctrine, Practice, and Advocacy in the Inter-American Human Rights System (OUP, 2019). Chris Esdaile is a Legal Advisor at REDRESS. Previously, he worked at Leigh Day, Solicitors, using legal action in England to hold large UK companies to account for harming people in other countries, and latterly working on some of the claims resulting from alleged mistreatment by British forces during the Iraq conflict. Prior to that he had worked on human rights issues in South Africa, Chile and in the UK. A UK-qualified solicitor, Chris has an LLM in International Human Rights Law at Queen Mary, University of London. Learn more about the case of Azul: https://redress.org/casework/azul-rojas-marin-formerly-luis-alberto-rojas-marin/ Learn more about the Essex Human Rights Centre: https://www.essex.ac.uk/centres-and-institutes/human-rights
01:10:19
May 22, 2020
Episode 15: No Cuts to Essex GTAs Campaign with Anam Kuraishi and Amelia Horgan
Anam Kuraishi is a PhD student and a Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) Representative in the government department of the University of Essex. Her work is focused on theorizing the post-truth phenomenon and examining citizen responses to political information in ethnically diverse democracies of the Global South. Amelia Horgan is a writer and researcher. She is currently writing a PhD on feminism and the philosophy of work. Her first book, Lost in Work: Escaping Capitalism is out next year with Pluto Press. For more information about the Campaign see: Website: https://sites.google.com/view/nocutstoessexgtas Open Letter: https://sites.google.com/view/nocutstoessexgtas/petitions/open-letter-to-the-vc?authuser=0 Petition: https://sites.google.com/view/nocutstoessexgtas/petitions/no-to-gta-and-gla-cuts-at-essex?authuser=0 Media Coverage https://www.gazette-news.co.uk/news/18400770.petition-launched-try-save-jobs-essex-university-doctoral-students/?ref=twtrec&fbclid=IwAR3CHEW3u2sHReQpWyR68EMVtDyPgyXx-u1d5b6wJDpk3kt-MRFCLFsyOsU https://www.lrb.co.uk/blog/2020/april/push-this-button-with-your-face https://tribunemag.co.uk/2020/04/coronavirus-exposes-class-conflict-in-britains-universities
01:10:39
May 4, 2020
Episode 14: The Revolution Continues With Dr. Phoebe Moore
Dr Phoebe V Moore’s research looks at the impact of technology on work from a critical perspective. Currently, Moore is leading a large European Parliament project on workplace surveillance, data protection and privacy, where she looks at workplace monitoring and tracking practices in the context of the GPDR. Moore is writing her next book, called The Smart Worker: Symptoms and Structure of Artificial Intelligence, where she argues that the development of artificial intelligence augmented tools and applications is occurring via workers’ affective labour. She has edited a Special Issue called Machines & Measure, will soon be published in Capital & Class and her last book, The Quantified Self in Precarity, Work, Technology and What Counts looks at wearable tracking and algorithmic decision- making as a set of management techniques. Moore regularly features on prominent news channels including the BBC’s recent programme entitled ‘Is your Boss Watching You? (https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3csy9v4)   Website: https://phoebevmoore.wordpress.com/about/  
01:10:23
May 3, 2020
Episode 13: The Revolution Continues with the Revolutionary Historian Doug Greene
Doug Enaa Greene is an independent Marxist historian living in the greater Boston area. He is the author of Communist Insurgent: Blanqui's Politics of Revolution available from Haymarket Books on the 19th century revolutionary Louis-Auguste Blanqui and a forthcoming biography of the democratic socialist Michael Harrington. A prolific author, Doug's work has been published in many places such as Socialism and Democracy, LINKS The International Journal of Socialist Renewal, and Counterpunch. His writings can also be found at his blog The Blanquist. Link to "Communist Insurgent: Blanqui's Politics of Revolution": https://www.haymarketbooks.org/books/697-communist-insurgent Link to the blog "the Blanquist": https://blanquist.blogspot.com/
01:51:46
April 13, 2020
Episode 12: The Revolution Continues with Charlene Carruthers Discussing 21st Century Activism and Liberation
Charlene Carruthers is a political strategist, writer and leading community organizer in today’s movement for Black liberation. She is the founder of the Chicago Center for Leadership and Transformation and author of Unapologetic: A Black, Queer  and Feminist Mandate for Radical Movements, available in English and Spanish languages. She has led grassroots and digital strategy  campaigns for national organizations including the Center for Community Change, the Women's Media Center, ColorOfChange.org and National People's  Action, as well as being a member of a historic delegation of young activists in Palestine in 2015 to build solidarity between Black and  Palestinian liberation movements. Her work has been covered in several publications including the New York Times, the  Washington Post, Chicago Reader, The Nation, Ebony and Essence Magazines.  She has appeared on CNN, Democracy Now!, BBC and MSNBC. Charlene has also written for theRoot.com, CRISIS Magazine, Teen Vogue, Truthout, Colorlines  and the Boston Review. She is recognized as one of the top 10 most influential African Americans by The Root 100, one of Ebony Magazine's "Woke 100," an Emerging Power Player in Chicago Magazine and is the 2017 recipient of the YWCA's Dr. Dorothy I. Height Award. Website: https://www.charlenecarruthers.com/
59:41
March 31, 2020
Episode 11: The Revolution Continues with Councillor Matthew Brown and his "Preston Model" to Democratize the Economy
Councillor Matthew Brown is Leader of Preston City Council in the north of England, where he has been widely credited as the driving force behind the ‘Preston model’, an economic strategy at the city and county level that presents a comprehensive, interlinked approach to community wealth building as a practical and transformative alternative to austerity and disinvestment. First elected to represent the Tulketh ward in 2002, Councillor Matthew Brown subsequently took on portfolios that included community engagement and inclusion, social justice and policy initiatives, leading to his election in 2018 as Council Leader, and to a position as an advisor to the Labour Party’s Community Wealth Building Unit.  Matthew also works as Senior Fellow for the promotion of Community Wealth Building in the U.K. with The Democracy Collaborative.”
01:04:17
March 28, 2020
Episode 10: The Revolution Continues Again with Keir Milburn talking about the Crisis and Generational Solidarity
We welcome back podcast comrade and friend Dr. Keir Milburn. In this episode, we focus on the effect that this current pandemic will have on politics in the long term and in forging radical new forms of inter-generational cooperation and solidarity. The revolution is not only possible, it is for all ages!
01:15:08
March 25, 2020
Episode 9: The Revolution Continues with Trebor Scholz and "platform cooperativism"
Trebor Scholz is a scholar-activist and professor at The New School in New York City. His book Uber-Worked and Underpaid. How Workers Are Disrupting the Digital Economy introduces the concept of "platform cooperativism" as a way of joining the worker co-op model with the digital economy. His edited volumes include Digital Labor: The Internet as Playground and Factory, and Ours to Hack and to Own: Platform Cooperativism. A New Vision for the Future of Work and a Fairer Internet (listed by Wired Magazine as one of the Top Tech Books of 2017). He is the founding director of the Platform Cooperativism Consortium and the Institute for the Cooperative Digital Economy at The New School. Scholz frequently presents on the future of work to media scholars, lawyers, activists, computational designers, union leaders, and policymakers worldwide. His articles and ideas have appeared in The Nation, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Le Monde, The Washington Post, and The New York Times. To learn more, visit http://platform.coop or email info@platform.coop
56:31
March 12, 2020
Episode 8 - The Revolution Continues with Alex Worrad-Andrews from Common Knowledge
Common Knowledge is a not-for-profit worker cooperative building digital tools for grassroots activists. Their aim is to empower people to directly resist all forms of oppression, form more resilient and autonomous communities, and organise themselves at ever larger scales. Alex Worrad-Andrews is a member and software engineer.
01:22:20
March 9, 2020
Episode 7: The Revolution Continues with Jeremy Gilbert
Jeremy Gilbert is Professor of Cultural and Political Theory at the University of East London. His most recent publications include the translation of Maurizio Lazzarato's Experimental Politics and the book Common Ground: Democracy and Collectivity in an Age of Individualism and Twenty-First-Century Socialism (Polity 2020). Right now he is a Visiting Professor in the Humanities at at the Cogut Center for the Humanities, Brown University, Rhode Island, until May. He writes regularly for the British press (including the Guardian, the New Statesman, open Democracy and Red Pepper).
01:36:11
March 2, 2020
Episode 6: The Revolution Continues with Claudia Sofia Garriga-Lopez Podcast
This episode is being recorded in honour of Neulisa (Alexa) Luciano Ruiz – we burn a candle in her memory and keep her struggle for all our freedom alive. Dr. Claudia Sofía Garriga-López is an Assistant Professor of Queer and Trans Latinx Studies in the Department of Multicultural and Gender Studies of California State University, Chico. An interdisciplinary scholar-activist, with a PhD in American Studies from the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis of New York University, she is the author of “Transfeminist Crossroads: Reimagining the Ecuadorian State” published in TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly (2016), and is currently preparing a book manuscript based on her dissertation Gender for All. Dr. Garriga-López conducted long term participatory research with trans, feminist, and queer activists and artist groups in Quito, Ecuador, and has deep roots in community health and advocacy organizations in New York City. Her scholarship and visual art have been featured in a number of publications, including the Global Encyclopaedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History, and Latinas: Struggles and Protest in 21 Century USA, as well as the Social Science Research Council’s Items blog. Dr. Garriga-López is also one of the co-editors for the “Trans Studies en las Américas” issue of TSQ (2019). Her scholarly work is grounded in a critical engagement with activism, public policy, and public health, as well as trans, feminist, and queer performance art and cultural production in Latin America, the Caribbean, and within people of color communities in the United States. La Dra. Claudia Sofía Garriga-López es Profesora Asistente de Estudios Queer y Trans Latinx en el Departamento de Estudios Multiculturales y de Género de la Universidad Estatal de California, Chico. Una académica-activista interdisciplinaria, con un doctorado en Estudios Americanos del Departamento de Análisis Social y Cultural de la Universidad de Nueva York, es la autora de "Transfeminist Crossroads: Reimagining the Ecuadoran State" publicado en TSQ: Transgender Estudios Trimestral (2016), y actualmente está preparando un manuscrito de libro basado en su disertación Gender for All. La Dra. Garriga-López llevó a cabo investigaciones participativas a largo plazo con activistas y grupos de artistas trans, feministas y queer en Quito, Ecuador, y tiene profundas raíces en organizaciones de salud y defensa comunitarias en la ciudad de Nueva York. Su beca y arte visual han aparecido en una serie de publicaciones, incluyendo la Enciclopedia Global de Lesbianas, Gays, Bisexuales, Transgénero y Queer (LGBTQ) Historia, y Latinas: Luchas y Protestas en 21 Century USA, así como la Ciencia Social Artículos del Consejo de Investigación. La Dra Garriga-López es también uno de los coeditores de la edición "Trans Studies en las Américas" de TSQ (2019). Su trabajo académico se basa en un compromiso crítico con el activismo, las políticas públicas y la salud pública, así como el arte trans, feminista y queer y la producción cultural en América Latina, el Caribe y dentro de comunidades de personas de color en Estados Unidos.
01:13:48
February 28, 2020
Episode 5: The Revolution Continues with George Ciccariello-Maher
George Ciccariello-Maher (chick-a-rello marr) is an organizer and writer based in Philadelphia. He is currently a visiting scholar at the Decolonizing Humanities Project at the College of William and Mary, having taught previously at Drexel University, San Quentin State Prison, and the Venezuelan School of Planning in Caracas. He is the author of three books -- We Created Chávez: A People's History of the Venezuelan Revolution; Building the Commune: Radical Democracy in Venezuela; and Decolonizing Dialectics. He is currently writing two books, which will be published next year: The Cunning of Decolonization and A World Without Police. Website: https://georgeciccariello.com/
57:60
February 25, 2020
Episode 4: The Revolution Continues with Andy Greene
Andy is disabled activist defending the rights of disabled people and campaigning for a more inclusive and accessible society.   Andy is a member of the National Steering Committee of DPAC (Disabled People Against Cuts). In his day job he manages a disability rights organisation in central London. These roles enable Andy to use his experiences dealing with the everyday impact of austerity policies to inform campaign work focused on addressing the structural barriers which enable these measures to take place.    Andy has been heavily involved in a number of high profile campaigns in the UK, including the Save The ILF Campaign (including the Save the ILF Protest camp opposite the Houses of Parliament), the anti-Atos campaign (including the ‘Atos Games’ – a week of action during the Atos-sponsored London Olympics & Paralympics) and others. And has been involved in organising with campaign groups such as UK Uncut, Occupy and Reclaim The Power. Andy has worked with a wide vareiety of Trade Union groups, NGO’S and community led campaigns.
01:17:52
February 24, 2020
Episode 3: The Revolution Continues with Keir Milburn
Keir Milburn is a longtime activist on the radical left as well as a lecturer in Political Economy and Organisation at the University of Leicester. His latest book, Generation Left, published by Polity, explains why young people are moving to the left while older people are tending towards the right. He tweets from @KeirMilburn and is one of the hosts of the #ACFM podcast on Novara Media
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February 11, 2020
Episode 2 - The Revolution Continues with Kayleigh Walsh
In this episode we interview Kayleigh Walsh - a member of the inspiring cooperative Outlandish whichi is part "Co-tech" of one of the largest cooperative networks in the Uk
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February 7, 2020
Episode 1 - The Revolution Begins with Dr. Jamie Woodcock.
In our first episode I interview Dr. Jamie Woodcock - an activist scholar who is helping to reimagine emancipation and reconnect struggles for emancipation in radical new ways ranging from gig workers to video game developers and beyond
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January 31, 2020
January 31, 2020
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January 31, 2020