A discussion with three scholars of Frantz Fanon’s work and legacy. Rose Ferreria da Silva, Professor at State University of Bahia in Brazil, who writes on race, politics, Afro-Brazilian literature, and comparative ethnic and African studies, speaks to Fanon’s legacy in Afro-Brazilian thought and political movements. She is joined by Lou Turner, who teaches Black political thought […]
Kali Akuno, the co-founder of Cooperation Jackson, recently wrote that “we have a little less than two years before the neo-confederates and neo-fascists install a reactionary dictatorship by the end of January 2025.” What can be done under such circumstances given the rise and confidence of the right and the weakness of the left in […]
I spoke with Lyn Ossome, Senior Research Fellow at the Makerere Institute of Social Research (MISR), Makerere University, in Uganda. She received her PhD in Political Studies from Wits University. Her specializations and taught courses are in the fields of feminist political economy and feminist political theory, with particular research interests in land and agrarian […]
Nathan Banda heads the health and safety project of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU). The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions is the primary trade union federation in Zimbabwe. Currently Mr Japhet Moyo is the Sectratary General and Mr Peter Gift Mutasa is the President.The former General Secretary was Morgan Tsvangirai. Nathan discusses the […]
I talk with Andries du Toit: Director: Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS), University of Western Cape. Food in the time of the Coronavirus: Why we should be very, very afraid. We talk about why we should be “very, very afraid”.