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A World to Win with Grace Blakeley

A podcast from Grace Blakeley and Tribune Magazine bringing you a weekly dose of socialist news, theory and action with guests from around the world.

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Dec 1 • 35:37

This week, Adele Walton, filling in for Grace Blakeley, speaks with Asad Rehman, director of War on Want and organiser for climate, racial, economic and social justice. They discuss how global inequality is reproduced by colonial legacies, the impact of structural adjustment plans, and the need for an anticolonial climate justice movement....

THE FIGHT FOR DEBT JUSTICE: An interview with Heidi Chow

Nov 24 • 38:40

This week, Adele Walton, filling in for Grace Blakeley, speaks with Heidi Chow, executive director at Jubilee Debt Campaign, which works to end poverty, inequality, and exploitation caused by unjust debt. They discuss the neocolonial nature of debt, how debt reproduces global inequality and poverty, the legacy of Thomas Sankara, and more....

A HISTORY OF EVERYTHING: An interview with David Wengrow

Nov 18 • 46:14

This week, Grace speaks to David Wengrow, Professor of Comparative Archaeology at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London, and the author of a brilliant new book, with the brilliant late David Graeber, The Dawn of Everything. In this episode, David and Grace talk about literally everything—human history, human nature, and how to change the world....


Nov 11 • 42:20

Grace speaks to Neil Vallelly, author of Futilitarianism: Neoliberalism and the Production of Uselessness. They discuss the role of utilitarian thinking in the development of capitalism, how utilitarianism has collapsed into "futilitarianism," and the impact this pervasive sense of futility is having on our sense of individual and collective wellbeing....

HOW WE WIN THE GREEN NEW DEAL: An interview with Chris Saltmarsh

Oct 28 • 40:32

This week, Grace speaks to Chris Saltmarsh, co-founder of Labour for a Green New Deal and author of Burnt: Fighting for Climate Justice. We discuss what the Green New Deal should look like, who should pay for it, and how we should mobilise to win it....

NET ZERO IS NOT ENOUGH: An interview with Holly Jean Buck

Oct 21 • 36:21

Grace speaks to Holly Jean Buck, Assistant Professor of Environment and Sustainability at the University of Buffalo about her new book Ending Fossil Fules: Why Net Zero Is Not Enough. They discuss the meaning of net zero, the different trajectories we might use to get there, and how these different paths might ease or exacerbate other ecological, social and political chall...

WORK WITHOUT THE WORKER: An interview with Phil Jones

Oct 14 • 36:20

This week, Grace speaks to Phil Jones, researcher at Autonomy and author of Work Without the Worker: Labour in the Age of Platform Capitalism. They discuss whether what we refer to as automation actually relies on the proliferation of poorly paid microwork around the world, who does this work under what conditions, and how workers can start to organise to resist their expl...

NO FINAL DEFEAT: An interview with Nina Turner

Oct 6 • 36:16

This week, Grace speaks to Senator Nina Turner, the former Ohio Senator and Democratic Nominee for Ohio Secretary of State who also served as co-chair of Bernie Sanders’ 2020 Presidential Campaign. Grace spoke to Senator Turner at the Labour Party Conference in Brighton about organising within the Democratic Party, the future of the US left under Biden, and what lessons we...

CLIMATE, CAPITAL, AND THE STATE: An interview with Geoff Mann

Sep 29 • 37:20

Grace speaks to Geoff Mann, Professor of Geography at Simon Fraser University and author of In the Long Run We Are All Dead: Keynesianism, Political Economy and Revolution and, with Joel Wainwright, Climate Leviathan: A Political Theory of Our Planetary Future. They discuss capitalism, state power and climate breakdown, whether the pandemic has ended neoliberalism, and why...

THE LONG DECLINE OF THE TORY PARTY: An interview with Phil Burton-Cartledge

Sep 22 • 46:31

This week, Grace speaks with Phil Burton-Cartledge, lecturer in sociology at the University of Derby and author of Falling Down: The Conservative Party and the Decline of Tory Britain. We discuss whose interests the Tory Party really represents, how the party works, and why, contrary to appearances, the Tories are in decline....

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