audio by year 2011

Doug Henwood: "The Crisis Is Over. What Next?"

84:51 minutes (29.13 MB)

DOUG HENWOOD is editor and publisher of Left Business Observer, a
newsletter which covers a wide range of economic and political topics,
including income distribution and poverty, the globalization of finance
and production, and the economics of energy. Henwood is a contributing
editor of The Nation, and hosts a weekly radio program on WBAI (New
York). He is the author of Wall Street, The State of the USA, and After
the New Economy, and is in the early stages of a book on the current
American ruling class.

Nancy Folbre: "The Capitalist Trajectory"

91:47 minutes (36.77 MB)

NANCY FOLBRE is Professor of Economics at the University of
Massachusetts Amherst. Her research explores the interface between
political economy and feminist theory, with a particular emphasis on
the value of unpaid care work. In addition to numerous articles
published in academic journals, she is the author of Greed, Lust, and
Gender: A History of Economic Ideas (Oxford, 2009), Valuing Children:
Rethinking the Economics of the Family (Harvard, 2009), Who Pays for
the Kids?: Gender and the Structures of Constraint (Routledge, 1994)
and co-editor, with Michael Bittman, of Family Time: The Social
Organization of Care (Routledge, 2004). Books she has written for a
wider audience include Saving State U (New Press, 2010); The Field

Nancy Folbre: "The Socialist Feminist Imaginary"

95:38 minutes (38.31 MB)

NANCY FOLBRE is Professor of Economics at the University of
Massachusetts Amherst. Her research explores the interface between
political economy and feminist theory, with a particular emphasis on
the value of unpaid care work. In addition to numerous articles
published in academic journals, she is the author of Greed, Lust, and
Gender: A History of Economic Ideas (Oxford, 2009), Valuing Children:
Rethinking the Economics of the Family (Harvard, 2009), Who Pays for
the Kids?: Gender and the Structures of Constraint (Routledge, 1994)
and co-editor, with Michael Bittman, of Family Time: The Social
Organization of Care (Routledge, 2004). Books she has written for a
wider audience include Saving State U (New Press, 2010); The Field

Duncan Foley: "Marx to Hayek"

100:39 minutes (34.56 MB)

DUNCAN K. FOLEY graduated from Swarthmore College with a B.A. in
Mathematics in 1964, and received the Ph.D. in Economics from Yale
University in 1966. He has taught at M.I.T., Stanford, Barnard College
of Columbia University, and since 1999 has been Leo Model Professor at
the Economics Department of the New School for Social Research. He is
an External Professor at the Santa Fe Institute. He has published in
the fields of Public Finance, Macroeconomics, Money, Marxist Economic
Theory, Economic Dynamics, Neo-Ricardian Economics, Growth Theory, and
Complex Systems Theory and Economics. Foley's recent work includes
studies of the relation of statistical mechanics and thermodynamics to
economics, global warming policy, complexity theory and Classical

Stephen Ball: "Neoliberal Networks for Education Reform: Ideology + Influence = Profit"

92:37 minutes (31.8 MB)

STEPHEN J. BALL is Karl Mannheim Professor of the Sociology of
Education at the Institute of Education, University of London. His work
is in "policy sociology" and he has conducted a series of ESRC funded
studies that focus on issues of social class and policy. His recent
books include The Education Debate (Policy Press 2008), Education Plc
(Routledge 2007), Education Policy and Social Class (Routledge 2006),
and, with Carol Vincent, Childcare Choice and Class Practices
(Routledge 2005). He has an honorary doctorate from Turku University,
Finland, is a visiting professor at the University of San Andres,
Buenos Aires, and is a Fellow of the British Academy.

Duncan Foley: "Vienna to Santafe"

93:42 minutes (32.17 MB)

DUNCAN K. FOLEY graduated from Swarthmore College with a B.A. in
Mathematics in 1964, and received the Ph.D. in Economics from Yale
University in 1966. He has taught at M.I.T., Stanford, Barnard College
of Columbia University, and since 1999 has been Leo Model Professor at
the Economics Department of the New School for Social Research. He is
an External Professor at the Santa Fe Institute. He has published in
the fields of Public Finance, Macroeconomics, Money, Marxist Economic
Theory, Economic Dynamics, Neo-Ricardian Economics, Growth Theory, and
Complex Systems Theory and Economics. Foley's recent work includes
studies of the relation of statistical mechanics and thermodynamics to
economics, global warming policy, complexity theory and Classical

Crystal Feimster: "Southern Horrors: Women and the Politics of Rape and Lynching"

88:25 minutes (30.36 MB)

CRYSTAL N. FEIMSTER, a native of North Carolina, is an assistant
professor in the Department of African American Studies and the
American Studies Program at Yale University, where she teaches a range
of courses in 19th and 20th century African American history, women’s
history, and southern history. She has also taught at Boston College,
UNC-Chapel Hill, and Princeton.  She earned her Masters Degree and Ph.
D. in history from Princeton University and her BA in History and
Women’s Studies from UNC-Chapel Hill.  Her publications include “A New
Generation of Women Historians,” in Voices of Women Historians The
Personal, the Political, and the Professional, edited by Nuper
Chaudhuri and Eileen Boris (1999), “Not So Ivory:  African American

Nancy Folbre: "The Capitalist Trajectory"

91:47 minutes (36.77 MB)

NANCY FOLBRE is Professor of Economics at the University of
Massachusetts Amherst. Her research explores the interface between
political economy and feminist theory, with a particular emphasis on
the value of unpaid care work. In addition to numerous articles
published in academic journals, she is the author of Greed, Lust, and
Gender: A History of Economic Ideas (Oxford, 2009), Valuing Children:
Rethinking the Economics of the Family (Harvard, 2009), Who Pays for
the Kids?: Gender and the Structures of Constraint (Routledge, 1994)
and co-editor, with Michael Bittman, of Family Time: The Social
Organization of Care (Routledge, 2004). Books she has written for a
wider audience include Saving State U (New Press, 2010); The Field

Nancy Folbre: "The Socialist Feminist Imaginary"

95:38 minutes (38.31 MB)

NANCY FOLBRE is Professor of Economics at the University of
Massachusetts Amherst. Her research explores the interface between
political economy and feminist theory, with a particular emphasis on
the value of unpaid care work. In addition to numerous articles
published in academic journals, she is the author of Greed, Lust, and
Gender: A History of Economic Ideas (Oxford, 2009), Valuing Children:
Rethinking the Economics of the Family (Harvard, 2009), Who Pays for
the Kids?: Gender and the Structures of Constraint (Routledge, 1994)
and co-editor, with Michael Bittman, of Family Time: The Social
Organization of Care (Routledge, 2004). Books she has written for a
wider audience include Saving State U (New Press, 2010); The Field

Dana Cloud: "Queer Theory, Socialism and the Demand for Equality"

87:27 minutes (30.03 MB)

DANA L. CLOUD (Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1992) is an Associate
Professor in the Department of Communication Studies of the University
of Texas, Austin. Her widely-published research includes critique of
race, gender, and sexuality in popular culture, the development of
materialist theory and methods in communication studies, and the study
of social movements. Her most recent book, We ARE the Union: Democratic
Unionism and Dissent at Boeing is forthcoming next year from the
University of Illinois Press.

Danielle McGuirre: "At the Dark End of the Street: Sexual Violence, Community Mobilization and the African American Freedom Stru

83:46 minutes (28.76 MB)

DANIELLE McGUIRE is the author of At the Dark End of the Street: Black
Women, Rape and Resistance-a New History of the Civil Rights Movement
from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power (Knopf, 2010). She is an
Assistant Professor in the History Department at Wayne State
University. Since receiving her PhD from Rutgers in 2007, she won
numerous teaching and research awards. Her dissertation on sexualized
racial violence and the African American freedom struggle received the
2008 Lerner Scott Prize for best dissertation in women’s history.  It
was the runner-up for the Allen Nevins Prize, offered annually by the
Society of American Historians for best-written dissertation on an
American subject. McGuire is a Distinguished Lecturer for the

George Sanchez: "Global Migrations into U.S. Multiracial Communities in the Early 20th Century"

86:32 minutes (29.71 MB)

GEORGE J. SANCHEZ is Professor of American Studies & Ethnicity, and
History at the University of Southern California.  He is the author of
Becoming Mexican American: Ethnicity, Culture and Identity in Chicano
Los Angeles, 1900-1945 (Oxford, 1993), and co-editor of Los Angeles and
the Future of Urban Cultures (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005) and
Civic Engagement in the Wake of Katrina (University of Michigan,
2009).  Past President of the American Studies Association in 2001-02,
he currently serves as Director of the Center for Diversity and
Democracy, and Vice Dean for Diversity and Strategic Initiatives at USC
College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.  In 2010, the American
Association of Hispanics in Higher Education Inc. selected him as the

George Sanchez: "The Role of High School Tensions in Understanding Black-Latino Interaction in the 1960s and 1970s"

84:13 minutes (28.92 MB)

GEORGE J. SANCHEZ is Professor of American Studies & Ethnicity, and
History at the University of Southern California.  He is the author of
Becoming Mexican American: Ethnicity, Culture and Identity in Chicano
Los Angeles, 1900-1945 (Oxford, 1993), and co-editor of Los Angeles and
the Future of Urban Cultures (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005) and
Civic Engagement in the Wake of Katrina (University of Michigan,
2009).  Past President of the American Studies Association in 2001-02,
he currently serves as Director of the Center for Diversity and
Democracy, and Vice Dean for Diversity and Strategic Initiatives at USC
College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.  In 2010, the American
Association of Hispanics in Higher Education Inc. selected him as the

Vivek Chibber: "Cause or Effect? Socialism and Economic Development"

89:01 minutes (30.57 MB)

VIVEK CHIBBER (Ph.D. Sociology, UW-Madison) is Associate Professor of Sociology at New York University. He is the author of Locked in Place: State-Building and Late Industrialization in India (Princeton University Press, 2003), which has received numerous awards, including the 2006 Distinguished Publication Award of the American Sociological Association (honorable mention) and the 2005 Barrington Moore Jr. Prize of the ASA’s Comparative and Historical Sociology Section. He is completing a book titled, "Postcolonial Theory and the Spectre of Capitalism," due out in Winter 2011 by Verso.

Claus Offe: "From Government to Governance - to State Failure?"

92:36 minutes (31.8 MB)

Claus Offe: "Crisis and Innovation of Liberal Democracy: Can Deliberation be Institutuionalized?"

89:08 minutes (30.6 MB)

Goran Therborn: "States, Societie and the Rule of Capitalism"

91:40 minutes (31.48 MB)

Goran Therborn: "The New Political Dynamics of Ideology"

81:10 minutes (27.87 MB)

Boaventura de Sousa Santos: "Why and How to Take a Distance from the Western Critical Tradition"

94:15 minutes (32.36 MB)

Boaventura de Sousa Santos: "A Postcolonial Conception of Citizenship and Interpersonal Human Rights"

89:16 minutes (30.65 MB)

Guy Standing: "The Precariat: The New Dangerous Class"

85:26 minutes (29.34 MB)

Ilan Pappe: "The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine, 1948-1967"

92:44 minutes (31.84 MB)

Ilan Pappé: "Squaring the Circle: The Failure of the Middle East Peace Process"

91:04 minutes (31.27 MB)