Washington Babylon

Washington Babylon

Latest Episodes

Ken Silverstein: BBC Interview on Equatorial Guinea
July 31, 2021

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Episode 20: Sarah Kay
June 25, 2021

June 25, 2021 Read more @ Washington Babylon...

Episode 32: Paul Buhle and Kollibri terre Sonnenblume
August 04, 2020

Paul Buhle is a prolific historian and comic art editor. He is co-founder of the Oral History of the American Left. Kollibri terre Sonnenblume is an activist, former farmer, writer, and host of the

Episode 31: Dr. Marcie Smith on Gene Sharp’s Impact Upon Leftist Protest Politics
July 17, 2020

SUPPORT US VIA Patreon.com/DCBABYLON! Ken and Andrew speak with Prof. Marcie Smith of John Jay College, author of a pair of articles published by Nonsite about nonviolence guru Gene Sharp. Over the pa

Episode 30: Dr. Michael Meeropol & Dr. Johnny Eric Williams
July 07, 2020

This week, Ken and Andrew speak with Dr. Micheal Meeropol, an economics and history professor with a long history of engagement in racial justice activism. His birth parents, Julius and Ethel Rosenber

Episode 29: Noam Chomsky
April 20, 2020

This week we bring you the one and only Noam Chomsky! We discuss the Sanders campaign, the current political landscape, hopes for the future, internationalism, and more!

Episode 28: Sam Husseini on Howie Hawkins, Noam Chomsky et. al.’s Safe State Letter, & #VotePact
February 01, 2020

This week Andrew and Sam Husseini discuss Vote Pact, a voter organizing strategy that offers a small-d democratic third option which both negates the spoiler accusation and is not a form of vote swapping. Read more @ Washington Babylon...

Episode 27: Dr. Gerald Horne on NYT’s 1619 Project and Mike Araujo on His Boxer Father George
January 17, 2020

First we talk with prolific historian Dr. Gerald Horne about the 1619 Project and a recent bizarre rebuke to the project featuring a coterie of Ivy League scholars who clearly have nothing better to do, The Wall Street Journal, and the ultra-bonkers Trot

Episode 26: Sherrie Anne André, #ShutDownICE Campaign Organizer
January 06, 2020

This week, Ken and Andrew speak with radical anti-ICE organizer Sherrie André, who is going to trial on January 7th, 2020 for blockading the entrance to a Massachusetts ICE detention facility in August 2018. Read more @ Washington Babylon...

Episode 25: Dr. Johnny Eric Williams
December 19, 2019

Johnny E. Williams is the author of African-American Religion and the Civil Rights Movement in Arkansas (University Press of Mississippi 2003) and Decoding Racial Ideology in Genomics (Lexington Books 2016). Read more @ Washington Babylon...