Interviews and Conversations
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Adivasi Movements in India: An Interview with Poet Waharu Sonavane
Waharu is a Bhil Adivasi, long-time poet and activist. Since the 1970s, he has been organizing for Adivasi self-sufficiency among his community near his hometown in western India.
After the "Special Period": Against The Current vol. 89
U.S. activists interview Cuban student. In July, Solidarity supporters Tim Marshall, Rachel Quinn and Sara Abraham had the opportunity to take classes at the University of Havana as a part of the Lang...
American Dreams: Lost and Found
Interviews with 100 Americans who relate their dreams, disappointments, aspirations and experiences.
At Work In the Fields of the Bomb
Del Tredici, Robert
A collection of photographs, interviews and comments aimed at making the secretive nuclear arms industry visible to the general public.
Can Soldiers Resist?: Against The Current vol. 133
Interviews with Tod Ensign and Phil Aliff.
Canadian Information Sharing Service: Volume 1, Number 3
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Collective Memory, Archives, and the Connexions project: Michael Riordon interviews Ulli Diemer
Diemer, Ulli; Riordon, Michael
An interview with Ulli Diemer about the Connexions project, collective memory, and the importance of archives and the challenges faced by those who work to preserve them.
Connexions Library: Oral History Focus Page
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on oral history.
Conversation with a Hairdresser's Assistant
An english translation of Reich's article of the same name from 1935, which demonstrates how Marxist principles might be explained without the use of political terms.
Conversation with Allende: Socialism in Chile
Conversations about Resistance
At first, the scene appears tense. Twenty-one Israeli soldiers in full combat gear are arrayed in a neat line across the main road of the small village of Al Ma’sara, just south of Bethlehem in the We...
Conversations with Lee Lorch
Deutsch, Rachel (director)
Interviews with mathematician and civil rights activist Lee Lorch.
Cry Hungary! Uprising 1956
An account of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956.
Don Weitz in conversation with Ulli Diemer
Weitz, Don; Diemer, Ulli
Activist Don Weitz interviewed by Ulli Diemer, December 8, 2016.
Feminism's March from Nation to Home - interview: Against The Current vol. 163
Johanna Brenner interviews Ninotchka Rosca.
Finance as Warfare: the IMF Lent to Greece Knowing It Could Never Pay Back Debt
Peries, Sharmini; Hudson, Michael
An interview with economist Michael Hudson, who argues that the International Monetary Fund provided loans to Greece with the deliberate intention that the country be forced to go into default and be ...
Freedom Summer Remembered : Interview with Walter Kaufmann
Finkel interviews retired community college teacher Walter Kaufmann about his experiences in the Freedom Summer project and teaching in the Freedom Schools.
French Students Speak for Themselves What We Won - and Need: Against The Current vol. 122
The following collective interview was conducted for ATC by Patrick Silberstein of Editions Syllepse.
Global Crisis and Opportunity: Against The Current vol. 134
Ben Terrall interviews Mike Davis. Mike Davis is a veteran writer and activist who cut his progressive teeth in the 1960s civil rights and antiwar movements. He has worked as a meat cutter, long-dista...
Grassroots Power vs. Police Brutality: Against The Current vol. 84
Widespread police abuse is a long-time, normally mainly secret side of life in capitalist America, especially for minority communities. Now, in a number of cities, outrageous cases of police murders o...
Howard Huggett in conversation with Ulli Diemer: Interview May 24, 1989
Huggett, Howard; Diemer, Ulli
An interview with Canadian socialist Howard Huggett. An audio recording of this interview is in the Connexions Library & Archive.
Indicting the System with Noam Chomsky
In this interview Noam Chomsky brings once more to bear on current and historical events his eviscerating analysis of power systems.
Interview: Agriculture, class and capitalism
Henry Bernstein, a professor at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London, has for decades been at the forefront of research into the class structure and political economy of agricul...
Interview - Greece: the struggle radicalises
Editor of the Greek newspaper Workers Solidarity on the latest developments in Greece.
Interview - Richard Becker - Palestine, Israel and the U.S. Empire
This interview with Richard Becker about his book “Palestine, Israel and the US Empire” is a brief but comprehensive analysis of the conflict in the Middle East.
Interview with director of "Like"
The director of a documentary about Bangladeshi workers who get paid to "like" Facebook posts discusses the people and ideas behind her film.
Interview with Ellen Meiksins Wood: Democracy & Capitalism: Friends or Foes?
Wood, Ellen Meiksins
Postmodernist pluralism, just like the old variety, obscures the realities of power in capitalist societies. It also disarms and disintegrates the opposition to capitalism. Postmodernism brings us bac...
An interview with Ellen Meiksins Wood - co-editor of Monthly Review
Wood, Ellen Meiksins
The strength of the Marxist project is that it does recognize difference, specificities, and grounds its project in a real social word, but that it has a unifying principle - class - based upon lived ...
Interview with Gilbert Achcar: Against The Current vol. 122
On the third anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, Susan Weissman interviewed Gilbert Achcar for her program, "Beneath the Surface," on KPFK, Pacifica radio in Los Angeles. In the following excerpt, A...
Interview with J.J. Lebel 1975
Transcript of an interview with J.J. Lebel.
Interview with Karl Marx Head of L'Internationale: Revolt of Labour Against Capital - the Two Faces of L'Internationale - Transformation of Society - Its Progress in the United States
Landor, R.; Marx, Karl
Interview with Lotta Continua 1977
Revolutionary actions are directed against the system as a whole - for its overthrow. This presupposes a general disruption of society which escapes political control. Thus far, such revolutionary act...
Interview with Maryam Abdulhadi al-Khawaja
Al-Khawaja, Maryam Abdulhadi
Interview with Bahraini activist Maryam Abdulhadi al-Khawaja.
An Interview With Noam Chomsky on Obama's Human Rights Record: Nothing Can Justify Torture
America's human rights record under the administration of President Obama and the military intervention policies that have seen increased use during the Arab Spring.
An Interview with Patricia Campbell: Against The Current vol. 123
Patricia Campbell is President of the Irish Independent Workers Union (IWU), an independent trade union and social movement in both the north and south of Ireland. She is a deputy editor of the journa...
Interview with Ralph Borsodi
An Interview with Tanya Reinhart: The Roadmap to Nowhere
Persistent struggle can have an effect, and can lead governments to act. Such struggle begins with the Palestinian people, who have withstood years of brutal oppression, and who, through their spirit ...
Interview with Ulli Diemer
Diemer, Ulli; Orchard, Jeff
Jeff Orchard interviews Ulli Diemer about socialism, capitalism, life, and social change.
Iraq's Torture by Sanctions: Against The Current vol. 91
An interview with Kathy Kelly. Kathy Kelly, organizer for Voices in the Wilderness, has been involved in the struggle around ending sanctions against Iraq for the past decade. David Finkel interviewed...
Israel, Lebanon and Torture: Against The Current vol. 125
An interview with Marty Rosenbluth. Marty Rosenbluth is Amnesty International’s country specialist for Israel, the Occupied Territories and the Palestinian Authority.
Joy Kogawa in conversation with Ulli Diemer
Kogawa, Joy; Diemer, Ulli
Ulli Diemer spoke with Joy Kogawa in Toronto on March 14, 2017. Joy Kogawa is the author of Obasan, Gently to Nagasaki, and a number other works of fiction and poetry.
Keeping the Rabble in Line
Chomsky, Noam; Barsamian, David
Interviews with Noam Chomsky covering issues such as free trade, health care, global warming, the nature of corporations, human rights, and democracy.
No Outside Saviors!: Against The Current vol. 136
Feeley, Dianne; Finkel, David
Against The Current spoke with Gwendolyn M. Patton as part of our retrospective on the events of 1968 and the surrounding years.
Remembering Mississippi, 1964-65: Interview with Claudia Morcom
Feeley, Dianne; Finkel, David
Feeley and Finkel interview Morcom about her work in Mississippi during Freedom Summer 1964 and subsequently from September 1964 through October 1965, as Southern Regional Director for the National La...
The Russian-Georgian Clash: Against The Current vol. 136
Interview with Ronald Grigor Suny.
Seymour Hersh Blasts Media for Uncritically Promoting Russian Hacking Story
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Seymour Hersh said in an interview that he does not believe the U.S. intelligence community proved its case that President Vladimir Putin directed a hacking campaign ...
A critical analysis of the Bush administration's policies towards Iran.
Wendell Berry's Radical Skepticism: The celebrated farmer and poet shares a message of love in a time of unrest
When the celebrated writer, farmer, and elder statesman of the local food movement sat down in front of a sold-out audience at Johns Hopkins University last week, the crowd seemed even more eager than...
What's the Matter with the System?: Against The Current vol. 137
Wolfe Erlichman in conversation with Ulli Diemer: October 26, 2016
Erlichman, Wolfe; Diemer, Ulli
An interview with Wolfe Erlichman, who worked as a community worker/organizer in Trefann Court in Toronto in the late 1960s.