I’m excited to share with you my convo with Kavita Krishnan, Promise Li and Romeo Kokriatski on why the idea of multipolarity needs to be understood & critiqued, and why the left cannot abandon anti-authoritarianism and internationalism.
You can find the episode wherever you listen to podcasts.
Kavita Krishnan is an Indian Marxist and Feminist who used to be a politburo member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist–Leninist) Liberation who made news a few months ago when she resigned over Ukraine. Promise Li is a US-based Hong Konger organizer and part of the Left diaspora collective Lausan. Romeo Kokriatski is a Ukrainian-American journalist, managing editor of the New Voice of Ukraine and co-host of the Ukraine Without Hype podcast.
Promise is also a returning guest of the pod, and Romeo’s been on a few times as well.
Due to Russia’s ongoing bombardments of Ukraine, Romeo’s power went out towards the end of the episode so we had to continue without him.
Mentions and Recommendations:
- My piece for Lausan Collective: The periphery has no time for binaries
- Majoritarian State: How Hindu Nationalism is Changing India by Angana P. Chatterji, Thomas Blom Hansen and Christophe Jaffrelot (Kavita) –
- Money Power and Financial Capital in Emerging Markets: Facing the Liquidity Tsunami by Ilias Alami (Promise)
Regular updates on India can be found on The India Cable
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