Transcript: Property, Race, Colonialism, and Capitalism w/ Brenna Bhandar

02 Jul 2023
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Colonial Lives of Property w/ Brenna Bhandar

04 Jun 2023
Featuring Brenna Bhandar on Colonial Lives of Property: Law, Land and Racial Regimes of Ownership. The centuries-long history of how dominant conceptions of private property were (and are) made alongside race and racial hierarchies in...

The Sahel w/ Rahmane Idrissa

02 Sep 2022
Featuring Rahmane Idrissa on Mali, Niger, and Burkina Faso. The region has been beset by jihadist insurgencies and, in the case of Mali and Burkina Faso, recent military coups. This is a comprehensive interview that...

Britain After Empire w/ Kojo Koram

12 Aug 2022
Featuring Kojo Koram on his brilliant book Uncommon Wealth: Britain and the Aftermath of Empire. How neoliberalism reorganized colonial capitalist plunder to survive the Third Worldist challenge, and then boomeranged back into the British metropole—a...

Center and Periphery w/ Margarita Fajardo

21 May 2022
Historian Margarita Fajardo on her book The World That Latin America Created: The United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America in the Development Era. Fajardo discusses the Latin American economists at the Economic Commission for...

Inflamed w/ Raj Patel and Rupa Marya

11 Feb 2022
Industrial capitalism and colonialism are literally making us sick. Raj Patel and Rupa Marya on Inflamed: Deep Medicine and the Anatomy of Injustice.

Financial Empire w/ Daniela Gabor & Ndongo Samba Sylla

04 Feb 2022
Olúfẹmi Táíwò guest hosts an interview with Daniela Gabor and Ndongo Samba Sylla on how financial power has shaped the global economic order from colonialism through Bretton Woods, the Washington Consensus, and today’s Wall Street...

Ebola in West Africa with Adia Benton

23 May 2020
Dan interviews anthropologist Adia Benton on the 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa and what its politics reveal about the Covid-19 pandemic today.

Colonialism in Puerto Rico with Yarimar Bonilla

15 Nov 2019
Maria hit Puerto Rico as austerity dismantled its social and material infrastructure. But as Yarimar Bonilla explains, these years also taught Puerto Ricans about their own collective power, fueling the summer’s mass movement that overthrew...

Worldmaking after Empire with Adom Getachew

27 Oct 2019
Adom Getachew explains how anticolonial leaders from across the black Atlantic tried to not only cast off European rule but also end empire by constructing an egalitarian global political and economic order in its place....

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz on Indigenous History

28 Aug 2019
Guest host Astra Taylor interviews Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz about Indigenous people’s history to reexamine all of history, the present, and our possible futures.

Capitalism and Slavery. Part 2.

22 May 2019
Three interviews: historian Seth Rockman, scholars Crystal Eddins and Zachary Sell, and public historians Akeia Benard, Joey La Neve DeFrancesco, Elon Cook Lee and Marco McWilliams.