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The Colonizer & The Colonized Pt1 - #ReadingRevolution- Left POCket Project Podcast Ep 24 (@LeftPOC)
Jun 3 • 125 min
In this episode, we discuss Albert Memmi’s seminal work The Colonizer and the Colonized for #ReadingRevolution. You can find the entire text for free here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/colonizer-27087972 Additional Readings & Resources: “Critics and…
From the Bullet to the Ballot:Black Organizing in Chicago w/Jakobi Williams - @LeftPOC Podcast Ep 23
Mar 22 • 116 min
In this episode, we speak to Professor Jakobi Williams about his book From the Bullet to the Ballot: The Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party and Racial Coalition Politics in Chicago and his research on black political organizing and resistance to…
Pedagogy of the Oppressed Pt 3-#ReadingRevolution w/Richard - Left POCket Project Podcast - Ep 22
Mar 7 • 122 min
In Episode 22 of the Left POCket Project Podcast, Richard & I have our last #ReadingRevolution discussion of Paulo Freire’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed AND touch on some related current events. You can read along with us by visiting patreon.com/leftpoc to…
Pedagogy of the Oppressed - Pt2 - #ReadingRevolution w.Richard- Left POCket Project Podcast - Ep 21
Feb 14 • 165 min
In Episode 21 of the Left POCket Project Podcast, Richard & I continue our #ReadingRevolution discussion of Paulo Freire’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed AND touch on some related current events. You can read along with us by visiting patreon.com/leftpoc to…
Pedagogy of the Oppressed - Pt1 - #ReadingRevolution w.Richard- Left POCket Project Podcast - Ep 20
Jan 20 • 59 min
In Episode 20 of the Left POCket Project Podcast, Richard & I have a #ReadingRevolution discussion of Paulo Freire’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed. You can read along with us by visiting patreon.com/leftpoc to download a free PDF of the entire book. You can…
“Year in Review” (w/Richard) - Episode 19 - Left POCket Project Podcast
Dec 22, 2018 • 178 min
I’m baaaaack! Richard and I recorded this discussion a few weeks ago, once I had gotten back from Mozambique (though still in Brazil) as a sort of “year in review.” We discuss the yellow vests protests in France, recent proposals for a Green New Deal in…
“It’s Like the Country’s on Fire” - Left POCket Project Podcast- Episode 18 (w/ Richard) - @LeftPOC
Aug 21, 2018 • 113 min
In this discussion-based episode, Richard (my co-host for the #ReadingRevolution series) and I talk about the state of politics in the U.S. (including U.S. foreign policy), electoral drama in Brazil, and the need for having resolve on the left despite…
Left POCket Project Podcast (@LeftPOC) - JULY UPDATE
Jul 17, 2018 • 11 min
An update on the Left POCket Project (and the podcast) :-)
Left POCket Project Podcast - Carlos Marighella’s Mini-Manual of the Urban Guerrilla
Jun 17, 2018 • 139 min
In this episode of the Left POCket Project Podcast, Richard and I have our third #ReadingRevolution discussion, this time about Brazilian Communist revolutionary Carlos Marighella’s 1969 work The Mini-Manual of the Urban Guerrilla, the place of violence…
“Propaganda & Agitation” #ReadingRevolution - Left POCket Project Podcast
May 6, 2018 • 71 min
In this episode, Richard is back for our second installment of #ReadingRevolution, and we are discussing the meaning of propaganda and agitation in leftist ideology and practice. Related Readings & Resources The 2 pieces we read: Scott Harrison – The Mass…
Ep 15 -“A Struggle Unfinished” the Israeli Black Panthers - a Conversation w/Prof. Anne-Marie Angelo
Apr 20, 2018 • 65 min
In this episode, I speak with Professor Anne-Marie Angelo on the history and legacy of the Israeli Black Panthers. Suggested Readings: On the Israeli Black Panthers: Oz Frankel – “What’s In a Name? The Black Panthers in Israel”…
“Marielle Presente!” 1 month after the assassination of Marielle Franco-Left POCket Project Podcast
Apr 13, 2018 • 22 min
In Episode 14, I discuss black Brazilian activist and socialist city councilmember Marielle Franco a month after her assassination, and contextual her murder among other recent developments in Brazil’s contemporary political climate. I also read the…
Episode 13- “Peach Progressivism” - a Discussion w/Anoa Changa - Left POCket Project Podcast
Mar 23, 2018 • 97 min
In Episode 13 - “Peach Progressivism” – I speak with Anoa Changa (@thewaywithanoa) - activist, attorney, and news commentator - about election 2016, the Southern political scene, her family’s black radical history, & much more. Related Reading/Resources:…
Episode 12 - “History Will Absolve Me” #ReadingRevolution - Left POCket Project Podcast
Mar 10, 2018 • 94 min
In this episode, Richard (@ProgressivGreen) and I have our first #ReadingRevolution with a discussion of Fidel Castro’s 1953 speech “History Will Absolve Me” Suggested Readings/Resources: Fidel Castro – “History Will Absolve Me” (1953) Ful text:…
Episode 11 -“Making Millennials” A Conversation w/Shaun Scott - Left POCket Project Podcast
Feb 26, 2018 • 88 min
Episode 11 - “Making Millennials” A Conversation with Shaun Scott - Left POCket Project Podcast In this episode, I speak with Shaun Scott, writer, historian, and author of the new book Millennials and the Moments That Made Us: A Cultural History of the…
Episode 10-“Guerrillas Rise to Power”-Student Movements in 1960s Ethiopia w/Beatrice Wayne
Feb 16, 2018 • 68 min
In this episode, I speak with Beatrice Wayne about Ethiopian student movements of the 1960s, their engagement with leftist thought amid oppressive social and political conditions, and the complicated struggles for state control that followed. Suggested…
Episode 9 - “Reading Revolution” A conversation w/ @ProgressvGreen - Left POCket Project Podcast
Feb 8, 2018 • 30 min
In this episode of the Left POCket Project Podcast, I speak with Richard (@ProgressvGreen) about his thoughts on making leftist discourse more easily accessible for a broad audience and we reveal a surprise I’ve had up my sleeve for some time. Have a…
Episode 8 - “A Movement of the People” w/Victor Monterrosa - Left POCket Project Podcast
Jan 31, 2018 • 56 min
Episode 8 - “A Movement of the People” w/Victor Monterrosa – Left POCket Project Podcast Victor & I discuss the history of socio-economic challenges and related activism in Newark, NJ, his run for city council, & what inspired him to serve his community…
Left POCket Project - Episode 7 - Catching Up
Jan 17, 2018 • 55 min
Left POCket Project - Episode 7 - Catching Up Did you know that the Left POCket Project was not just a podcast? In this episode, Wendi Muse, creator of the Left POCket Project, talks about the origins and purpose of the project and how she sees it…
Left POCket Project Podcast - Episode 6 - @AFROSOCDSA in their own words
Jan 8, 2018 • 51 min
Left POCket Project Podcast - Episode 6 - @AFROSOCDSA in their own words, a conversation w/Yasmina Price & Jazz Hooks Follow AFROSOC, the Afro-Socialist & Socialists of Color Caucus of the Democratic Socialists of America, here: Twitter: @AFROSOCDSA…
Left POCket Project Podcast - Episode 5 - Left, Black, & Badass - Interview w/Charisse Burden-Stelly
Jan 1, 2018 • 83 min
Left POCket Project Podcast - Episode 5 - Left, Black, & Badass - Interview w/Charisse Burden-Stelly Suggested Reading Mary Anderson,“The Plight of Negro Domestic Labor,”The Journal of Negro Education 5 (1936),66-72 Ella Baker & Marvel Cooke,“The Bronx…
Left POCket Project Podcast - Episode 4 - No Girls Allowed? A conversation w/@sansdn
Dec 18, 2017 • 87 min
Left POCket Project Podcast - Episode 4 - No Girls Allowed? A conversation w/ Sangeetha Sudharshan (@sansdn) music: “Hot Mess” by Logophilia
Left POCket Project - Episode 3 - “Que Viva Puerto Rico Libre” w/ Guest Lauren Lefty
Dec 11, 2017 • 64 min
Left POCket Project Podcast - Episode 3 - “Que Viva Puerto Rico Libre” w/ guest Lauren Lefty Intro music: “Mastica, Chupa y Jala” by Ghetto Brothers Outro music: “Que Viva Puerto Rico Libre” by Ghetto Brothers (music & suggested reading list by Lauren…
Left POCket Project Podcast - Episode 2 - Is Africa an Afterthought? w/@ztsamudzi & @HalfAtlanta
Nov 30, 2017 • 50 min
Left POCket Project – Episode 2 – Guests Zoé Samudzi (@ztsamudzi) & Devyn Springer (@HalfAtlanta) Resources regarding this episode: “Diaspora Mugabe Supporters and the Limits of a Neocolonial Pan-Africanism” by Zoé Samudzi (OkayAfrica, October 18, 2016)…
Left POCket Project Podcast - Episode 1- Introduction
Nov 27, 2017 • 2 min
Left POCket Project - Episode 1 - Introduction Music: “Thinking Back” by Kraak & Smaak Follow the Left POCket Project on Twitter: @leftpoc Follow the Left POCket Project on Facebook: www.facebook.com/leftpoc Support the Left POCket Project on Patreon:…