Interviews

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    Lessons from CUPW on Delivering the Goods

    An Interview with Mikhail Bjorge

    Mikhail Bjorge is a letter carrier and shop steward for the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) in Edmonton, Alberta. He serves on the CUPW Edmonton Organising Committee and is the CUPW representative on the Alberta Federation of Labour’s political action committee. Lorenzo Fiorito interviewed…

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    Their Eyes Were ?Watching Cops

    An interview with Joaquin Cienfuegos

    Joaquin Cienfuegos is a member of Copwatch LA, the Piece Cooperative, and the Native Youth Movement. He has been organizing in Los Angeles since the age of 17. He was interviewed by Sharmeen Khan in August 2011. Tell me about the trajectory of your activism and political consciousness. How has it le…

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    Points of Resistance and Departure: An interview with James C. Scott

    James C. Scott is among the foremost experts on the struggles of subaltern people in Southeast Asia and throughout the world. He is the Sterling Professor of Political Science and Professor of Anthropology as well as the Director of the Agrarian Studies Program at Yale University. Scott’s book…

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    Normalization and its Discontents: An Interview with Ladelle McWhorter

    Ladelle McWhorter is the author of Bodies and Pleasures: Foucault and the Politics of Sexual Normalization(Indiana, 1999), Racism and Sexual Oppression in Anglo-America: A Genealogy(Indiana, 2009), and numerous articles in feminist, queer, and race theory. With Gail Stenstad, she edited Heidegger an…

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    The Politics of Starving: An Interview with Raj Patel

    Raj Patel is a writer, activist and academic. He is the author of Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System(2008)and The Value of Nothing(2009), co-author with Eric Holt-Gimenez and Annie Shattuck of Food Rebellions!(2010), and co-editor, with Peter Rossett and Michael Courvil…

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    Climate Justice, Climate Debt, and Anti-Capitalism: An Interview with Patrick Bond

    Patrick Bond is a political economist and activist living in Durban, South Africa, where he teaches political economy and eco-social policy at the University of KwaZulu-Natal UKZN. Before the African National Patrick Bond is a political economist and activist living in Durban, South Africa, where he…

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    Building Unlikely Alliances: An Interview with Andrea Smith

    Andrea Smith is cofounder of the national organizations INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence and The Boarding School Healing Project. She is author of a number of books, including At the World Forum of Theology and Liberation, a group of Indigenous peoples from Bolivia said, “we know another wo…

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    Think Before You Act

    An Interview with Sherene Razack

    Sherene Razack is a professor in the department of Sociology and Equity Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. Her research and teaching interests lie in the area of race and gender issues in the law. Her most recent research investigates the deaths of Aboriginal people held in police cu…

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    Resisting Easy Answers: An Interview with Eli Clare

    An Interview with Eli Clare White, disabled, and genderqueer, Eli Clare is a Vermont-based poet and essayist with a penchant for rabble-rousing. Among other pursuits, he has walked across the United States for peace, coordinated a rape prevention program, and helped organize the first US Queerness a…

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    From the Perspective of Resistance

    An Interview with Michael Hardt

    Michael Hardt is the author of Gilles Deleuze: An Apprenticeship in Philosophyand an editor of a new edition of Thomas Jefferson’sThe Declaration of Independence. With Antonio Negri, he is co-author of Empire, Multitude: War and Democracy in the Age of Empire, and Labor of Dionysus: A Critique of…