Interviews

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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…

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    The Tradition of Resistance

    An Interview with Gord Hill

    An Interview with Gord Hill Gord H ill is an activist from the Kwakwaka’wakw First Nation in British Columbia. A long time organizer for indigenous sovereignty, he organizes with the Native Youth Movement ( NYM) based in Vancouver and runs Warrior Publications. He is currently involved in the camp…

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    The Fight for Feminism

    An Interview with Sunera Thobani

    Sunera Thobani is an assistant professor at the Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of British Columbia. Her research focuses on race and gender relations, and migration, citizenship, and nation-building. She was the first woman of colour to serve as President of the National A…

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    Building to Building, Hood to Hood

    An Interview with Chris Harris

    Chris Harris is a longtime organizer in the black community in Toronto who has worked with the Black Action Defense Committee (BADC) for the past seven years. In this interview he talks about the history and work of BADC, and in particular, the group’s attempt to intervene in local gangs through i…

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    Sex Work and the State

    An Interview with Kara Gillies

    Kara Gillies is a sex worker and activist who has been advocating for sex workers’ rights and well-being for the past two decades. She co-founded both the Canadian Guild for Erotic Labour and the former Toronto Migrant Sex Workers Advocacy Group. Gillies hosted a sex worker rights radio show on CI…

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    Just Enviromentalism?

    An Interview with Clayton Thomas-Müller

    Clayton Thomas-Müller is an activist from the community of Pukatawagan, also known as the Mathais Colomb Cree nation, located above the 56th parallel on the Churchill River in northen Manitoba. He is currently the tar sands campaign organizer for the US-based organization Indigenous Environmental N…

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    Movements Where People Can Grow

    An Interview with Helen Hudson

    Helen Hudson is a queer Black anti-authoritarian organizer living in Montreal. For over a decade she has been actively involved in immigration, prisoner justice, queer, trans and feminist struggles, and student organizing. She spent four years working as the coordinator of QPIRG Concordia, an activi…

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    AIDS Activism and the Politics of Emotion

    An Interview with Deborah Gould

    Deborah Gould is an activist, researcher and professor in Women’s Studies and Sociology at the University of Pittsburgh. She is the author of Moving Politics: Emotion and ACT UP’s Fight Against AIDS, University of Chicago Press, 2009. Her main intellectual interests are political emotion and con…

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    Contours of Crisis

    Interviews with David McNally, Sam Gindin, and Leo Panitch

    The current global crisis is likely to be the most serious seen since the 1930s. The immediate origins of the turmoil in “sub-prime” mortgage lending to the working poor in the United States, notably women and people of colour, are telling. They encapsulate key contradictions of contemporary cap…