Sasha Lilley

Against the Grain - Pacifica Radio

Against the Grain is a Californian radio and web media project whose aim is to provide in-depth analysis and commentary on a variety of matters -- political, economic, social and cultural -- important to progressive and radical thinking and activism.

Direct action against foreclosure

Sasha Lilley in discussion with union organiser Angela MacWhinnie about the community campaign against foreclosures in the North American city of Portland.

Anatomy of a riot - radio interview with Bristol Radical History Group

Looting in Birmingham during the August 2011 'riots'

In August 2011, riots erupted in the UK following the police killing of a black man in North London. Four days of looting and battles with the authorities ensued.

Gay conservatism

A podcast on gay conservatism from Pacifica Radio's "Against the Grain" with the author Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore whose most recent book is 'Why Are Faggots So Afraid of Faggots?: Flaming Challenges to Masculinity, Objectification, and the Desire to Conform'.

Rosa Luxemburg's legacy

A podcast on Rosa Luxemburg's legacy from Pacifica Radio's "Against the Grain" with Peter Hudis, editor of the forthcoming fourteen-volume Collected Works of Rosa Luxemburg.

United Farm Workers' rank and file

A podcast on the UFW's rank and file from Pacifica Radio's "Against the Grain" with Frank Bardacke, former farm worker and author of 'Trampling Out the Vintage: Cesar Chavez and the Two Souls of the United Farm Workers'.

The right to be lazy - John Holloway

At the annual Left forum in New York in March, autonomist Marxist John Holloway spoke of the need to break away from capitalist social relations in the here and now. This audio from Pacifica Radio's "Against the Grain" also includes an introduction by Sasha Lilley and other speeches by Elaine Bernard, Arun Gupta and Chris Hedges.

Victor Serge: Conscience of a revolution

A podcast on Victor Serge from Pacifica Radio's "Against the Grain" with Richard Greeman, translator, biographer and secretary of The International Victor Serge Foundation.

Podcast on workers' control with Immanuel Ness

A podcast on workers' control from Pacifica Radio's "Against the Grain" with Immanuel Ness, labour historian and author of 'Ours to Master and to Own: Workers' Control from the Commune to the Present'.