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Visions of Freedom w/ Piero Gleijeses Part 2
November 24, 2021

The second of Dan’s two-part interview with Piero Gleijeses on his book Visions of Freedom: Havana, Washington, Pretoria, and the Struggle for Southern Africa, 1976–1991. This is the story of Cuba’s m

Visions of Freedom w/ Piero Gleijeses Part 1
November 19, 2021

Part one of Dan's two-part interview with Piero Gleijeses on his book Visions of Freedom: Havana, Washington, Pretoria, and the Struggle for Southern Africa, 1976–1991. This is the story of Cuba's mil

The Dawn of Everything w/ David Wengrow
November 10, 2021

Astra Taylor interviews archaeologist David Wengrow on The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity, his new book co-authored with the late David Graeber. - Support us at Patreon.com/TheDig - Ch

Striketober
November 04, 2021

Guest host Gabriel Winant interviews labor journalists Alex Press and Jonah Furman, as well as IATSE member Victor P. Bouzi. - Listen to Primer, Alex's podcast about Amazon patreon.com/primerpodcast

Strike! with Jane McAlevey
October 28, 2021

A Striketober episode from The Dig archives. - Support The Dig at Patreon.com/TheDig and receive our weekly newsletter by email

The Right to Sex with Amia Srinivasan
October 20, 2021

What are the politics of sex? Incels, porn, sexual racism, the feminist sex wars, and more. Philosopher Amia Srinivasan on her new essay collection The Right to Sex: Feminism in the Twenty-First Centu

The Big Scary ‘S’ Word w/ Yael Bridge
October 18, 2021

A very short ep on a great new documentary about the history and present of American socialism: The Big Scary S-Word. It’s by Yael Bridge, and it's the perfect film to show to your skeptical uncle or

Afghanistan with Tariq Ali
October 12, 2021

Legendary socialist scholar Tariq Ali on the long history of Afghanistan: the 19th and early 20th-century wars against the British Empire; the communist coup, Soviet invasion, and US-backed mujahideen

Near Futures with Kim Stanley Robinson
October 03, 2021

Kim Stanley Robinson on science fiction, climate crisis, Marxism, geo-engineering, political violence, green Keynesianism, and a lot more. Interviewed by guest host Daniel Aldana Cohen, who read 11 of

Occupy at 10 with Astra Taylor
September 25, 2021

It's Occupy Wall Street's tenth anniversary. Dan interviews Astra Taylor. - Support The Dig at Patreon.com/TheDig and get our new weekly newsletter. - Listen to other pods in the retrospective series