The Radical Americas Podcast

The Radical Americas Podcast

Podcast produced by the Radical Americas Network, featuring discussions with academics and activists dealing with many aspects of radicalism in the Western Hemisphere.... Show More

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July 28, 2019 45 min

In this episode William Booth talks to Kevan Aguilar about Spanish exiles in Mexico, and to Sarah Osten about radical politics in Mexico's post-revolutionary southeast.

Find Kevan's chapter “The IWW in Tampico: Anarchism, Internationalism, and Solidarity Unionism in a Mexican Port,” in Wobblies of the World: A Global History of the IWW - https://www.plutobooks.com/9780745399591/wobblies-of-the-world/

Sarah's book, The Mex...

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William Booth talks to Grace Carrington (LSE) about decolonisation in the Caribbean and John S. Huntington (Houston Community College) about the radical right in the United States. You can read John's article here: https://www.scienceopen.com/document?vid=d9ded55e-f362-45f6-86d9-96a7ecea51f5 

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William Booth of the Radical Americas Network speaks to Daniel Willis about Peru's long guerrilla conflict, and to Emily Baker about the representation of fascism in Latin American literature, while Graham McGeoch reflects on the life and work of Richard Shaull.

Dan's academia page: https://ucl.academia.edu/DanielWillis
Dan's thesis: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/10043590/
Emily's article: https://muse.jhu.edu/article/667...

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November 29, 2018 59 min

William Booth of the Radical Americas Network talks to Nathaniel Morris (UCL, Alyssa Bowen (UNC) and Samuel Finesurrey (UNC) in the second of two LASA 2018 episodes.

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September 13, 2018 75 min
In this episode, William Booth of the Radical Americas Network speaks with Camila Gatica about cinema, to Ben Bollig about crime fiction and Neruda, and to Niall Geraghty about Jonathan Perel. Some links: CAMILA GATICA Camila's Academia page: https://ulondon.academia.edu/CamilaGaticaMizala BEN BOLLIG Ben's article on Vázquez Rial in Radical Americas: https://www.scienceopen.com/document/read?vid=d47ef645-56c6-4501-...
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William Booth of the Radical Americas Network speaks to Alexander Aviña about the Mexican Dirty War [https://global.oup.com/academic/product/specters-of-revolution-9780199936571?cc=gb&lang=en&]; to Marieke Riethof about Brazilian labour [https://www.palgrave.com/gb/book/9783319603087]; and to Aaron Coy Moulton about the Caribbean Basin in the early Cold War [https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14682745.2014....
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William Booth of the Radical Americas Network speaks to Gibrán Cruz Martínez (https://t.co/e9rC4gfWAa) about Puerto Rico [see also: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/latamcaribbean/2017/05/05/the-end-of-colonialism-in-puerto-rico-evaluating-the-options-in-the-2017-political-status-referendum/], to Heather Vrana about students in Central America, and to Geoff Goodwin (http://www.lse.ac.uk/international-development/people/fellows/geoff-goodwin)...
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William Booth of the Radical Americas Network speaks to Lucas Richert about psychiatry, intoxicants and radicalism, and to Nicole Willson about Haiti and the remembrance of slavery. You can find Lucas' award-winning book (with discount flyer!) here: https://lucasrichert.com/my-book/ and Nicole's recent article here: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14775700.2017.1406683
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September 20, 2017 52 min
William Booth of the Radical Americas Network speaks to John Patrick Leary about his book 'A Cultural History of Underdevelopment' [http://www.upress.virginia.edu/title/4938], and to Eline van Ommen about the Sandinistas' links to Western Europe. Eline's recent article can be found here: http://revistas.um.es/navegamerica/article/view/271861
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William Booth of the Radical Americas Network speaks to Andrew Blades about AIDS, literature and activism, and to Rachell Sánchez about eugenics and sterilisation.
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In this episode, William Booth of the Radical Americas Network talks to Tanya Harmer about Beatriz Allende, and to Christian Hogsbjerg about CLR James and Toussaint L'Ouverture.
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