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    The Charter of Quebec Values, Intersectionality & Being a Black Feminist in Montreal

    An Interview with Délice Igicari Mugabo

    Délice Igicari Mugabo (@UwokwaMugabo) is a Black feminist activist based in Montreal, Québec and member of C-Uni-T,1 which helped to organize “Create Dangerously,”the 2013 Congress of Black Writers and Artists at McGill University. Her research interests focus on Black girls’ identity format…

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    Anti-Pipeline Organizing Across Turtle Island

    Interviews with Sa?kihitowin Awa?sis, Brian Tokar & Kat Stevens

    To expand at the pace expected by its investors, the tar sands industry requires a set of pipelines that can transport raw bitumen (a form of asphalt that often is referred to as “tar sands”) to refining and upgrading facilities miles away from its origin in Alberta. This means constructing, exp…

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    Toward a Critical Trans Politics

    An Interview with Dean Spade

    Toward a Critical Trans Politics An interview with Dean Spade Dean Spade is an associate professor at the Seattle University School of Law. In 2002 he founded the Sylvia Rivera Law Project, a non-profit collective that provides free legal help to low-income people and people of colour who are trans,...

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    Palestine Solidarity and the New Internationalism

    An Interview with Jesse Rosenfeld

    Jesse Rosenfeld is a freelance journalist who has written extensively on Israel/Palestine. He has published articles with The Nation, The Guardian, Le Monde Diplomatique, Al Jazeera English, The Irish Times, Ha’aretz, and More recently, he was on assignment reporting on the Gaza…

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    Revolutionary Ambition in an Age of Austerity

    An Interview with Neil Smith

    Neil Smith teaches anthropology and geography at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and is a past director of its Center for Place, Culture and Politics. He is best known for his work on gentrification and for his interest in refining a Marxist theory of “uneven development.”...

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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…