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Episode 023.5: Monsters of the Market with David McNally

This is the second half of the interview with socialist scholar-activist David McNally. In this second part, we move from talking about the effects of the global slump on working people and the future of capitalism to talking about the … Continue reading

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023, pt 1: “Global Slump & The New Normal” Interview with David McNally

For episode #23, we interviewed David McNally—a Canadian socialist, scholar-activist, author and teacher. We had been trying to get David on the program for some time and finally managed to get all of our schedules aligned to make this happen, … Continue reading

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019: Anh Tran on Sawant Election

I’m rushing out to work in a minute, so I’ll keep this brief: Episode 19 is an interview with Anh Tran, assistant to Kshama Sawant on her campaign for city council in Seattle. Someone asked me to interview Sawant last … Continue reading

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018: Norm Stockwell, Independent Media and WORT-FM

Episode 18 is an interview with Norm Stockwell, station operations manager at WORT-FM. We wanted to do an episode talking about the importance of independent media and get into some of the ways that radio as a medium is different … Continue reading

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017: The Poetry of Ben Balthaser; “Dedications”

This is the actual, for real episode 17. When Tessa and I first started talking about doing a podcast about a year ago, we talked about getting Ben Balthasser on to do a poetry reading as an example of the … Continue reading

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015: Doug Lain on his book Billy Moon

We interviewed Douglas Lain, author and host of the podcast Diet Soap (and Pop the Left). Doug recently published a new book, Billy Moon, about the fictional meeting of Christopher Robin Milne and students in the Paris General Strike in … Continue reading

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Episode 011: Frank Emspak, Labor and American Communism

Episode 11 is an interview with Frank Emspak, who I know from a number of things around Madison. I originally wanted to title the post “Biography of An American Communist”, following the book by Peggy Dennis, but I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Episode 10: Pacific Coal Train, Zoltan Grossman

While out on their bike trip, Tessa did an interview with a former teacher and activist friend, Zoltan Grossman. Zoltan’s been a longtime indigenous solidarity activist, so we put together some questions about the coal elevator moving through Washington State … Continue reading

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Episode 09: Disability Rights and Ravi Malhotra

Just finished Episode 9: Disability Rights with Ravi Malhotra. For the episode, we spoke with Ravi Malhotra, a disability advocate and legal scholar at the University of Ottawa. Ravi’s the co-author of an upcoming book, Exploring Disability Identity and Disability … Continue reading

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Episode 8: The Precariat, Interview with Charlie Post

In this episode of Black Sheep Radio, we talk to Charlie Post, author, sociologist and supporter of the group Solidarity, about the idea of the “precariat” and worker organizing in general. The idea of the precariat has gained some popularity … Continue reading

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