Politics Theory Other #107: Climate activism and the fetishisation of nonviolence with Andreas Malm
Andreas Malm on why the climate movement is so fiercely committed to nonviolence, how that hinders climate activism, and how the advocates of nonviolence edit the history of popular struggles and liberations movements in order to downplay the importance of the more militant wings of those struggles, with Alex Doherty on the Politics Theory Other podcast.
Politics Theory Other is a weekly political podcast. The show aims to bring the work of writers on the radical left to a broader public.
Recent shows have included episodes on nonviolence (with Judith Butler), the Green New Deal (with Thea Riofrancos), the economic fallout from Covid-19 (with Adam Tooze), Islamophobia and the War on Terror (with Nisha Kapoor), and Philip Mirowski on whether Covid19 heralds the end of neoliberalism.
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