New Dawn show

New Dawn

Summary: Michael C. Dawson, founder and former Director of the Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture and is the John D. MacArthur Professor of Political Science and the College at the University of Chicago, is the host of this Race and Capitalism Project-initiated podcast series, New Dawn. He invites guests to discuss their research related to race and capitalism.

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 Flip'n the Script: Michael Dawson, Beyond Linked Fated, and the Roots to Racial Capitalism | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2749

In this special episode, Prof. Megan Ming Francis, political scientist from the University of Washington, flips the script and engages Prof. Michael Dawson about his journey through activism and academia. Ranging from challenging institutions, returning to higher education, and where Dawson sees the state of the discipline since offering the Linked Fate measure and framework.

 Reframing Salvadoran Modernity: Race, Power, and Neoliberalism | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3740

Professor Michael Dawson welcomes to the New Dawn podcast Dr. Raul Moreno Campos, Lecturer in Political Science at California State University - Channel Islands. Moreno Campos discusses the development of an authoritarian regime and the Civil War in El Salvador and its implications for global capitalism.

 Bankers and Empire: The Caribbean, Capital, and Race | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2576

Peter Hudson, Assistant Professor of African American Studies at UCLA, discusses his new book, Bankers and Empire: How Wall Street Colonized the Caribbean, and uncovering a lost history of wealth in the Caribbean.

 Trump's Mafia Capitalism and the Crisis in American Politics | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2547

In this episode, Michael Dawson welcomes Prof. Kaushik S. Rajan, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Co-Director of 3CT at the University of Chicago. For Rajan, the current Trump administration resembles a form of mafia capitalism and he urges both parties to stop being complicit in the decline of American democracy.

 The Rise of the Carceral State: Prisoner Organizing, Politicization, and Surplus Labor | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2368

In this episode, Michael Dawson talks with Toussaint Losier, Assistant Professor of Afro-American Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, about the role of prisoner organizing and its influence on local mobilizations and protests.

 Racial Capitalism: Globalism, Empire, and War | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2670

Michael Dawson meets with Nikhil Singh, Associate Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis at NYU and Adom Getachew, Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Political Science and the College at the University of Chicago to discuss the role of colonization and empire in developing the connection between race and capitalism.

 Displacement, Capital, and the International Bourgeoisie | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2355

Professor Michael Dawson engages UC Berkeley Assistant Professor of African American studies, Tianna Paschel, about the parallels between rising populism in Colombia and Brazil and its relationship to domestic politics in the US.

 Black History: Fighting Selective Amnesia About Race and Capitalism | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2442

Michael Dawson discusses the historical struggles between advancing social movements and funding activism with Assistant Professor Megan Ming Francis.

 Dark Times & Black Workers | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2452

Michael Dawson discusses the state of black workers and unions with Dr. Steven Pitts, Associate Chair of the U.C. Berkeley Labor Center.

 The Gentlemen from MIT | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3202

Michael Dawson, Director of the Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture at the University of Chicago, in conversation with J. Phillip Thompson, Professor of Urban Planning, and Jason Jackson, Lecturer in the Department of Urban Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, covering the aftermath of the 2016 Presidential election and its relationship to race and capitalism.


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