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Tag: Podcast

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Assata Shakur — “Women in Prison: How It Is With Us”
Boston Review, Rosie Gillies
The Combahee River Collective Statement
Boston Review, Rosie Gillies
Fred Hampton — “Power Anywhere There’s People”
Boston Review, Rosie Gillies
Jesse Gray — “The Black Revolution: A Struggle for Political Power”
Boston Review, Rosie Gillies
Jack O’Dell — “The July Rebellions and the ‘Military State’”
Boston Review, Rosie Gillies
Our members-only podcast is now available to all! A reading series of radical essays and speeches, season one highlights six short texts related to Black liberation struggles in the U.S., from Claudia Jones to the Combahee River Collective.
Boston Review, Rosie Gillies

Carole Boyce Davies on Claudia Jones’s “An End of the Neglect of the Problems of the Negro Woman!”

Rosie Gillies

A conversation between Arlie Hochschild and Archon Fung.

Archon Fung, Arlie Hochschild
What differentiates the crimes of a terrorist, hacker, or non-state actor from those of a president who launches a nuclear weapon?
William Perry, Zia Mian, Jim McGovern, Edward Markey, Hugh Gusterson, John Burroughs, Rosa Brooks, Sissela Bok, Bruce Blair, Kennette Benedict, Bruce Ackerman, Jonathan King, Elaine Scarry

Cornel West on Martin Luther King, Jr., hope, and the future of activism.

Cornel West

The modes of perception and living that we attribute to Instagram are rooted in a much older aesthetic of the picturesque.

Daniel Penny
After the slave trade and colonization, history has become a dystopia.
Tananarive Due

As we heap scorn on neoliberalism, we risk throwing out some of its most useful ideas.

Dani Rodrik

Nalo Hopkinson on the politics of dystopia, writing from the Global South, and the enduring importance of black mermaids.

Nalo Hopkinson

Many visions of the future proliferate in Silicon Valley. Which one is worth fighting for?

Cathy O’Neil
Is policing a public good gone bad?
Vesla M. Weaver, Tracey L. Meares
From healthcare to education to clean water, the things that are owed to members of a democracy are under threat today. Our new issue explores the question of public goods and what we can do to save them.

Bernie Sanders sat down with us to talk about the future of progressive politics. This is what he said.

Boston Review
Trump's inauguration featured no poetry. We fixed that. 

Islamophobia is a shared project of the Democrat and Republican parties, long preceding the rise of white nationalism and Trump.

Aziz Rana, John Bowen

What can W. E. B. Du Bois and the black radical tradition tell us about Trump's election and radical political action today?

Walter Johnson

Our critique of the present is essential to producing a future. 

Junot Díaz
Junot Díaz dissects Donald Trump's misogynist rhetoric and the larger societal forces that make it possible.

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