The 22nd FIFA Men’s World Cup, held in Qatar, is getting political. This week on the AIAC podcast, we discuss the sport and the politics with Tony Karon and Sean Jacobs.
Whether or not Twitter survives should be irrelevant to those committed to building a democratic public sphere.
This week on the AIAC podcast, we discuss a new posthumous collection of writing from Binyavanga Wainana.
In South Africa, land occupiers are evicted from their homes in the name of housing delivery. On the Africa Is a Country Podcast this week, we attempt to understand why.
That reactionary politics today lack a mass character is what makes them so dangerous.
Where can the left look to inspiration in the wake of defeat? Our first letter from our new deputy editor.
South African policing is a tool of social control and repression. Are democratic and humanistic alternatives possible? This week on the AIAC podcast, we discuss.
Politics is about effectiveness, and casting youth as a political subject (rather than simply a demographic), is a bad way to do politics.
On this week’s AIAC podcast: After an upswing before the pandemic, the global climate justice movement currently looks stuck. What kind of climate politics can appeal to the majority of people?
On this week’s AIAC Podcast: A decade after the Arab Spring, Egypt faces troubled times. Could we see another uprising?
The world has changed significantly since the 2008 financial crisis. But the roots of today’s disorder, stretch further back than we think. This week on the AIAC Podcast, we discuss.
Is class still a useful category for understanding capitalism and oppression? We discuss with Vivek Chibber on our podcast. Listen.
Since 1999, Nigeria’s academics have gone on strike 15 times. Since February, they’ve been on strike again. This week on the AIAC Podcast, we unpack why.
Russia’s war with Ukraine has inaugurated the new Cold War most feared, and some wanted. Which side are you on?
Russia has invaded Ukraine. Its growing involvement in Africa raises questions about what a war in Europe means south of the Mediterranean. We discuss this with John Lechner on the AIAC Podcast.
Recently, gender-based violence has entered Senegal’s national conversation. But are people only paying lip service? On the AIAC Podcast we discuss women and the nation.
On The Africa Is a Country Podcast: Israel’s entanglement in a strike by South African dairy workers, and its campaign to acquire accreditation at the African Union.
This week on AIAC Talk: Pio Gama Pinto was Kenya’s first post-independence martyr. Why does he matter today?
This week, AIAC talks with Dr. Lassane Ouedraogo on what’s behind the coup in Burkina Faso.
South Africa’s labor movement is in crisis. How can it rebuild? We try to answer that question with Karl Cloete this week on AIAC Talk.