Arrests, tests and lockdown in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Arrests, tests and lockdown in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Indefinite lockdown started on Level 2 on 4 May 2020, in a context in which Zimbabwe has not reached the WHO standards for lifting of lockdown. • Regionally, there are increasing concerns about whether lockdown infringes citizens’ rights including the right to earn a living. • Zimbabwe initially locked down in good time to contain […]

Fanonian revolutionary practice and Fanonian psychotherapeutic practice

Fanonian revolutionary practice and Fanonian psychotherapeutic practice

Helen Neville and Lou turner just published on Fanonian psychotherapy, “Frantz Fanon’s Psychotherapeutic Approaches to Clinical Work: Practicing Internationally with Marginalized Communities” (2020). It’s the first collection of its kind to situate, actually push, Fanon into disciplines, professions, and practices of psychology. The case studies are powerful. Recognizing Frantz Fanon’s remarkable legacy to applied mental […]

The Politics of Love and Rebellion

The Politics of Love and Rebellion

We ask, is rebellion an expression of the fundamental nature of humans that seek freedom and emancipation, and ways of defining and inventing what it means to be human? Discussants include: * Margo Okazawa-Rey – Prof Emeritta at San Fransico State University * Roberto D Hernández – Associate Prof of Chicano and Chicano Studies at […]

Brazil: Rise of fascism in the time of Covid-19

Brazil: Rise of fascism in the time of Covid-19

Dr. Alexandra Gabbard is a Ph.D. professor of English Literature, my research focuses on the cross-cultural fields of Cultural Studies, Queer Theory, Gender Studies, Feminist Studies, Posthumanist Theory, New Materialisms, Body Politics and Psychoanalytical Theory. Having obtained a PhD degree in Contemporary Politics and Literatures in 2017, the main corpus of my research approached perspectives […]

What does COVID-19 look like in Sierra Leone, a country that has successfully dealt with ebola?

What does COVID-19 look like in Sierra Leone, a country that has successfully dealt with ebola?

Gwendolyn Schulman of AMANDLA.ca talks to Ismail Rashid about COVID-19 in Sierra Leone, and how Sierra Leoneans’ experience with Ebola has shaped their response to this pandemic. Ismail Rashid grew up in Freetown, Sierra Leone and has been teaching history at Vassar College since 1998. His many publications include Understanding West Africa’s Ebola Epidemic: Towards a Political […]

People’s Strike – 1 July: Part 2

All times are EDT (UTC-5) 1:25 – 2:30 BLACK & BROWN UNITE AND FIGHT with Johanna Fernandez 2:30 – 4:30 BLACK LIBERATION UPRISINGS and INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY & STRUGGLE: Frieda Afary 4:30 – 5:20 COVID Update: Firoze Manji with Rob Wallace & Antoine Johnson 5:25 – 6:00 PEOPLE’S STRIKE SUMMARY: Kali Akuno

Food security in the time of Covid-19

Food security in the time of Covid-19

Gisèle is Executive Director of Food Secure Canada and has 20 years of leadership experience in knowledge organizations having served as a not-for-profit and federal government executive including Vice-President of Research and Partnerships at the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. Gisèle brings a deep food systems lens to her work and started working on […]

Threats, evictions and resistance – Nairobi

Threats, evictions and resistance – Nairobi

I speak with Nyarari Ya Mumbi & Ruth Mumbi Nyarari is a Broadcast Journalist, an economic rights activist, Communication officer at Kenya Tuitakayo Movement, Co-Convener and Media Relations Person – Grassroots Women Initiative Network – Kenya and Co-Convener The Red Vests Movement Kenya. Mother and General Kayole Command Base. Ruth Mumbi is a community organizer […]

Adrian Harewood: Perspectives from the media

Adrian Harewood: Perspectives from the media

Adrian is co-host of CBC News Ottawa. Harewood attended elementary and high school at Ashbury College, and was involved in community radio at CKCU (Carleton University) and CHUO (University of Ottawa). He has been a guest host on national CBC programs such as As it Happens, Sounds Like Canada and The Current. Before coming to […]

Lou Turner: Fanon and Black Lives

Lou Turner: Fanon and Black Lives

Lou Turner is Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Illinois (UIUC), and former Academic Advisor and Curriculum Coordinator, Department of African American Studies at the University of Illinois (2008-2017). Previously, he was Assistant Professor of sociology, for 14 years, at North Central College, in Naperville, Illinois where he […]

Big data, big surveillance and industrial agriculture

Big data, big surveillance and industrial agriculture

Elenita (Neth) Daño and Jim Thomas are the current co-Executive Directors of the ETC Group . ETC Group is small independent  international research and advocacy collective that tracks the impacts of emerging technologies and  corporate concentration on the rights of marginalised peoples, on food systems, biodiversity and traditional communities. In the context of Covid19 ETC […]