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027: Staughton Lynd, Solidarity Unionism

After a long hiatus, Black Sheep socialist podcast returns with episode 027. In this episode, w e interview Staughton Lynd about the second edition of his book, “Solidarity Unionism”, recently released by PM Press. We’ve interviewed a number of other … Continue reading

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026: 15 Now! Live at WORT-FM with Teddy Shibabaw

[audio http://traffic.libsyn.com/blacksheeppod/026__15_Now_Live_WORT_interview_with_Teddy_Shibabaw.mp3] Episode 26 is another live episode at WORT 89.9 FM here in Madison, Wisconsin. Tessa and I are occasional substitute hosts for a daily news and affairs program and we were asked to fill in on the 4th of … 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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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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021: Steve Early on “Save Our Unions” and US Labor

And…we’re back! My old friend George from Everything Sounds suggested that we organize our episodes by seasons, so after finishing “season one” we took a little break over the winter. Our first episode coming back is an interview with Steve Early, … 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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Episode 011: Frank Emspak, Labor and American Communism

Episode 11 is an interview with Frank Emspak, who I know from a number of things around Madison. I originally wanted to title the post “Biography of An American Communist”, following the book by Peggy Dennis, but I’m not sure … Continue reading

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