Letters and Politics

Brexit. And The Death of a Black Radical

We speak to James K. Galbraith, about the UK Brexit referendum. Should the UK leave or remain part of the European Union? What are the implications in either case.


We talk to Professor Robin D. G. Kelley about the death of the black radical intellectual Cedric J. Robinson.


James K. Galbraith, professor of Government at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin.  Professor Galbraith is author of many among them: “Inequality and Instability: A Study of the World Economy Just Before the Great Crisis,”  “The End of Normal: The Great Crisis and the Future of Growth,”  his latest book “Welcome to the Poisoned Chalice: The Destruction of Greece and the Future of Europe.”

Robin D. G. Kelley, Professor of American History at UCLA.  He is the author of a recent article on Counterpunch called Cedric J. Robinson: the Making of a Black Radical Intellectual.  He is a former student of Cedric Robinson and he wrote the foreword to the new edition of Black Marxism.


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