Episode 51: Maia Ramnath and Joshua Stephens on Anarchism and Decolonization
Tune in to WESU Middletown for a Christmas Special, featuring Maia Ramnath and Joshua Stephens – board members of the Institute for Anarchist Studies – exploring the intersection of anarchism and anti-colonialism. The conversation touches on numerous questions regarding how anarchist praxis interacts with global resistance to colonization, and explores the Occupy movement as well as anarchist organizing strategies and anarchist culture. Maia is the author of two books – The Haj to Utopia and Decolonizing Anarchism – has organized in anti-capitalist and anti-imperialist movements in the last two decades, and is currently involved with Adalah-NY and the South Asia Solidarity Initiative. Joshua has been active in direct action movements since the mid-90’s, working heavily in the Palestine solidarity movement, and is currently writing a book for the IAS Anarchist Intervention Series. As always, we throw a healthy dose of action news and revolutionary tunes for your listening pleasure. Merry Christmas and a revolutionary New Year! Original air date: 12-25-12.