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Longform interview Hell since 1996.

    1218: On the US postal crisis / Sarah Anderson

    1218: On the US postal crisis / Sarah Anderson

    Inequality.org's Sarah Anderson on the political and economic crises hitting the US Postal Service, and her recent article "USPS Needs Financial Aid to Continue Providing Essential Services" for Inequality.org, and in a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen publishes the Rotten Egg Manifesto.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    1217: How the right took Italy / David Broder

    1217: How the right took Italy / David Broder

    Historian David Broder on the right's multi-decade rise to power in Italian politics and his book "First They Took Rome: How the Populist Right Conquered Italy" from Verso.

    https://www.versobooks.com/books/2974-first-they-took-rome

    • 1 hr 9 min
    1216: Between Hong Kong, China and the US left / Andi W + Promise Li

    1216: Between Hong Kong, China and the US left / Andi W + Promise Li

    Organizers Andi W. and Promise Li on the Hong Kong protest movement, the case for solidarity from the transnational left, and their article "Left on an Island" for Tempest.

    https://www.tempestmag.org/2020/08/solidarity-with-hong-kong/

    • 1 hr 4 min
    1215: Beneath South Africa's ruling class / William Shoki

    1215: Beneath South Africa's ruling class / William Shoki

    Writer William Shoki on evictions, police violence and neoliberal hegemony in South Africa, and his recent articles "The existing order of things" and "The class character of police violence" for Africa Is A Country. Plus in a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen hauls sixteen tons.

    https://africasacountry.com/2020/07/the-existing-order-of-things

    https://africasacountry.com/2020/06/the-class-character-of-police-violence

    • 1 hr 11 min
    1214: Prison reform, carceral expansion / Maya Schenwar + Victoria Law

    1214: Prison reform, carceral expansion / Maya Schenwar + Victoria Law

    Journalists Maya Schenwar and Victoria Law on the ways prison reforms expand state surveillance and punishment, and their new book "Prison by Any Other Name: The Harmful Consequences of Popular Reforms" from The New Press.

    https://thenewpress.com/books/prison-by-any-other-name

    • 1 hr 6 min
    1213: Peer-to-peer feminist care / Cassie Thornton

    1213: Peer-to-peer feminist care / Cassie Thornton

    Artist Cassie Thornton on imagining and practicing new forms of health and social care, and her book "The Hologram: Feminist, Peer-to-Peer Health for a Post-Pandemic Future" from Pluto Books.

    https://www.plutobooks.com/9780745343327/the-hologram/

    • 1 hr 2 min

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