Conversations

Crossroads Episode Six: Baher Azmy on Constitutional Rights and Justice for Guantanamo Detainees

Baher Azmy Murat Kurnaz was nineteen years old when he was arrested by Pakistani authorities and sold to the United States for a bounty. It was 2001 and the United States had distributed fliers in Pakistan promising money in exchange for suspected terrorists. Murat was a...

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Crossroads Episode Six: Baher Azmy on Constitutional Rights and Justice for Guantanamo Detainees

Crossroads Episode Five: Harriet Fraad on Feminism and Class

Harriet Fraad Harriet Fraad, a Mental Health Counselor and Hypnotherapist, joins us to discuss feminism and class. Dr. Fraad writes articles and has a podcast on the intersection of politics, economics, and personal life. Her podcast, Capitalism Hits Home, is produced by Democracy at Work. In this episode of Crossroads Dr. Fraad...

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Crossroads Episode Five: Harriet Fraad on Feminism and Class

Crossroads Episode Four: Meghan Murphy on Feminism and Free Speech

Meghan Murphy It's Women’s History Month. But flags flying the definition of the word woman (“noun / adult human female”) for International Women’s Day were removed with an apology from town council buildings in Sefton, England after accusations that the flags represent hatred against transgender people. In December, when a woman named...

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Crossroads Episode Four: Meghan Murphy on Feminism and Free Speech

Strangers In Their Own Land by Arlie Hochschild

Strangers in Their Own Land - bookcoverStrangers In Their Own Land by Arlie Hochschild is a must-read for anyone interested in going beyond conventional political analysis and exploring the “deep story” worldviews that shape thinking on both the left and right of the political spectrum. Hochschild describes “deep stories” as emotional...

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Strangers In Their Own Land by Arlie Hochschild

Crossroads Episode Three: Ryan Devereaux on the U.S.-Mexico Border

Conversation with Ryan DevereauxInvestigative journalist Ryan Devereaux joins us for a discussion on the politics of the border frontier. Ryan has reported for the Intercept on the U.S.-Mexico border for the past several years. In this episode, Ryan speaks about the intersections between increasing militarization and climate change, and outlines some...

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Crossroads Episode Three: Ryan Devereaux on the U.S.-Mexico Border

Crossroads Episode Two: Journalism for and by the Working Class: a Conversation with Julian Guerrero

Conversation with Julian Guerrero Julian Guerrero is an independent journalist who has written for Socialist Worker and Jacobin Magazine. He is also a socialist organizer and activist. In this episode, Julian discusses his own podcast, Working Class Heroes, and I ask him about his thoughts on independent journalism and socialism in...

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Crossroads Episode Two: Journalism for and by the Working Class: a Conversation with Julian Guerrero

Crossroads Episode One: Gender and the Law with Sarah Russo

Conversation with Sarah RussoSarah Russo was formerly vice chair of the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG), and an intern at Legal Momentum (formerly known as the NOW legal defense fund). She currently studies at Hunter College in New York. In the first episode of Crossroads, Sarah lays out some...

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Crossroads Episode One: Gender and the Law with Sarah Russo

Is this the end? A conversation with Vincent Mignerot

The earth goes dark and cold.Vincent Mignerot is an independent researcher located in Lyon, France. He is founder of the organization Adrastia, dedicated to studying and spreading awareness about the collapse of the environment and human civilization. He is a frequent speaker in front of university...

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Is this the end? A conversation with Vincent Mignerot