The Financialization of Education and May Day

Recent radio interviews: Earlier this month, the fabulous podcast The Extraenvironmentalist broadcast a feature-length interview (1h15m) with me about the financialization of universities and of social life more broadly.  The interview can be downloaded or listened to online here: http://www.extraenvironmentalist.com/2013/05/07/episode-59-financialized-education/ For May Day, the amazing folks at Against the Grain interviewed me and some other…

Against the Grain Radio Interview, ESC Reader’s Forum, Platypus Talk

On January 23, 2012, the fabulous KPFA Berkeley radio show Against The Grain broadcast a feature-length interview (1h) with me about the themes and arguments in my article “Are your children old enough to learn about May ’68?: Recalling the radical event, refracting utopia and commoning memory,” published last Spring in Cultural Critique.  Many thanks…

Interview with Silvia Federici on Feminism, Reproduction and the Occupy Movement

The interview can be found here: http://www.zcommunications.org/feminism-finance-and-the-future-of-occupy-an-interview-with-silvia-federici-by-max-haiven From the preamble: Silvia Federici is a veteran activist and writer who lives in Brooklyn, NY.  Born and raised in Italy, Federici has taught in Italy, Nigeria, and the United States, where she has been involved in many movements, including feminist, education, and anti-death penalty struggles. Her influential 2004…

Interviewed in great new documentary “Capitalism is the Crisis”

I am honoured to be featured in a fabulous new documentary “Capitalism is the Crisis: Radical Politics in the Age of Austerity.”  You can watch the entire documentary online here.  In this clip, I talk about the financialization of society and what it does to our sense of futurity and possibility.