Letters and Politics

Luddites of the 19th Century

Our guest on this episode is Peter Linebaugh, an American Marxist historian who specializes in British history, Irish history, labor history, and the history of the colonial Atlantic.

He is the author of the pamphlet Ned Ludd & Queen Mab: Machine-Breaking, Romanticism, and the Several Commons of 1811-12. 

As a part of our fundraising drive, we are offering a pack of interviews entitled What You Need to Know for the Age of Trump as a premium. It includes this interview and over twenty more. If compelled, please donate here.

  • plankbob

    Excellent show!

• The cost of independent media is high. Donate today to KPFA!      • Get Woke with Rising up with Sonali at 5 am, Democracy Now at 6 am, Upfront at 7 am and Democracy Now again at 9 am      • For more morning news and information check out UpFront daily 7am-9am      •       

Share This