A podcast from Grace Blakeley and Tribune Magazine bringing you a weekly dose of socialist news, theory and action with guests from around the world.
Introducing 'A World to Win'
Introduction to A World to Win, a new podcast from Grace Blakeley and Tribune.
Grace lays out what you can expect from the show and reveals the special guest who will appear in the first full episode.
CUTTING TO THE BONE: An interview with Vijay Prashad
This week, Grace talks to Vijay Prashad, head of the Tricontinenatal Institute for Social Research and author of Washington Bullets: A history of the CIA, Coups and Assassinations. They discuss the recent wave of strikes taking place across India, the rise of the far right in India and across the world, and the mechanisms through which imperial power is exercised in the global economy today - including the use of investor state dispute settlements by international investors to sue governments over their responses to the pandemic.
CHAOS AT THE CAPITAL: An interview with Bhaskar Sunkara
This week, Grace talks to Bhaskar Sunkara, founding editor of Jacobin magazine and author of The Socialist Manifesto: The case for radical politics in an era of extreme inequality. They discuss the events currently taking place in the US, as white supremacists and far right extremists storm the Capitol after the Democrats took control of the Senate in the wake of the victory of Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff in Georgia on Wednesday 6th January - as well as how the US left can work to build a class coalition that can resist the mounting threat of right-wing violence.
CRONY CAPITALISM: An interview with Ana Kasperian
This week, Grace talks to Ana Kasparian, host and executive producer for The Young Turks and now host of Jacobin’s Weekends series. We discuss the media landscape in the US and the importance of alternative media to the socialist movement, the progress towards a stimululs package in the US and how progressives should relate to a Biden presidency.
For the full hour-long episode, support us on Patreon: https://patreon.com/aworldtowinpod
MUNICIPAL SOCIALISM: An interview with Owen Hatherley
This week, Grace talks to Owen Hatherley, Tribune’s culture editor and author of many books, including his most recent Red Metropolis: Socialism and the government of London. We discuss municipal socialism, regional and class inequality in the UK, and the future of the Labour Party under Keir Starmer.
Remember to support us on Patreon for the full hour-long episode at https://patreon.com/aworldtowinpod
#EndSARS: An interview with Sa'eed Husaini
This week Grace is joined by Sa’eed Husaini, socialist activist and contributor to Africa is a Country and Jacobin Magazine, who recently completed a PhD at the University of Oxford and is now living and working in Lagos, Nigeria. We discuss the recent #EndSARS protests, the economic and health impact of COVID 19 in Nigeria, and the history and future of the Nigerian left.
For the full hour-long episode, support us on Patreon at https://patreon.com/aworldtowinpod