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Sep 7, 2019

Reva Joshee is a Toronto professor and advisor to Jai Jagat, the group that will depart from Gandhi's grave in Delhi on October 2 and march to Geneva Switzerland, passing through Iran, Georgia, Croatia, among other states, to encourage ending social exclusion, poverty, warfare, and global warming. Reva tells Metta...


Aug 25, 2019

Macdonald Scott is an immigration consultant who helps (mainly disadvantaged) migrants acquire official status as immigrants to Canada. He explains to Metta Spencer that the system is not nearly as generous as most Canadians believe.

https://youtu.be/-NqeJMeA1gg

This series of weekly discussions is produced by Peace...


074 Modi's India

Aug 25, 2019

Ashis Nandy is a political psychologist in Delhi who notes the harms resulting from India's development programs. After explaining this to Subir Guin and Metta Spencer, he analyzes Modi's reasons for depriving Kashmiris of their political autonomy.

https://youtu.be/v8b7OXQuBwE

This series of weekly discussions is...


Aug 20, 2019

John Feffer edits “Foreign Policy in Focus," a publication of the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington D.C. He called to ask Metta about what he sees as a trend: an increasing difficulty for leftish and liberal democratic internationalists to cooperate across borders, whereas the burgeoning nationalistic...


Aug 13, 2019

Ann Swidler is a Berkeley sociologist who believes that Western altruists who want to help Africa should begin by learning about the culture where they go. Otherwise they will be shocked to find their assistance failing. She tells Metta that it is useless to try to change African sex norms, for example, because the...