Category Archives: Transcripts

The Democratic Dilemma: Interview with Lance Selfa

The Democratic Party plays a unique role in the life and death of social movements in the United States. For socialists, the question of how to relate to the Democrats has been central at least since the New Deal period … Continue reading

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Monsters and a Critique of Everyday Neoliberalism: Interview with David McNally

[This is part two of an interview with scholar-activist David McNally on the current economic crisis. The first part focused on the crisis itself, its causes, the way in which working life has been reorganized, the perspective of ruling elites in managing … Continue reading

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Global Slump & The New Normal

[audio http://traffic.libsyn.com/blacksheeppod/023__Global_Slump_Interview_with_David_McNally.mp3]This transcript was originally posted at New Politics. by Andrew Sernatinger and Tessa Echeverria It’s been nearly seven years since the onset of the global economic crisis that began in 2007. In order to get an understanding of the crisis—of … Continue reading

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American Labor in the Global Slump: Interview with Steve Early

American Labor in the Global Slump: Interview with Steve Early By Andrew Sernatinger and Tessa Echeverria The global slump that began in 2008 has commonly been defined as a financial crisis. For many, the market crash was seen as something … Continue reading

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The Making of Capitalist Patriarchy: Interview with Silvia Federici

by Tessa Echeverria and Andrew Sernatinger In December, we interviewed Silvia Federici, a Marxist-feminist thinker, author and activist. Federici was a member of the International Feminist Collective beginning in the 1970’s, which produced the Campaign for Wages for Housework along … Continue reading

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Socialists in Seattle: Anh Tran Transcript

Just a few short weeks after Kshama Sawant emerged victorious running as a socialist for the Seattle City Council, we interviewed Anh Tran, Sawant’s assistant for the campaign. Tran also served as the volunteer coordinator for Sawant when she ran … Continue reading

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Queering Socialism: An Interview with Alan Sears

by Andrew Sernatinger and Tessa Echeverria This transcript was posted originally at New Politics. The audio of this interview is from Episode 007 of Black Sheep Radio. We’re at an interesting (and terrible) moment where we’re witnessing attacks on most … Continue reading

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Interview with Kshama Sawant (Archive transcript)

Right now I’m sure a lot of people are following the dead heat in Seattle as Kshama Sawant  contests for a seat on city council. I interviewed Kshama a year ago when she was challenging Frank Chopp, Washington State’s Democratic … Continue reading

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Queering Socialism transcript

Our interview with Alan Sears (episode 7) has been transcribed and published over at New Politics: Queering Socialism. If you didn’t catch it before, the interview goes over the history of gay and subsequently of “queer” as an identity, and … Continue reading

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Is There A Precariat? Interview with Charlie Post

Work and labor have always been a central concern for anticapitalists of all stripes. Like just about everything else in the history of capitalism, the world of work is a force in motion. Capitalism changes and responds to the world … Continue reading

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