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2021: Haymarket LIVE in 10 Events

Haymarket LIVE is Haymarket’s free, online, political education series. In 2021, Haymarket LIVE hosted upwards of 100 discussions, panels, and lectures covering topics including police, prison, and border abolition, anti-racism, climate justice, the past and present of workers struggles across the world, war and empire, reproductive rights, education justice, economics, Indigenous history and organizing, queer politics, Marxism and other radical traditions, and more.

Here are 10 Haymarket LIVE events that reflect the range and depth of the rigorous and inspiring discussions we were lucky to host this year, free to watch below (or to download as podcast episodes, here):

Abolition, Cultural Freedom, Liberation

Join 2020 Lannan Prize recipients Angela Y. Davis, Mike Davis, and Ruth Wilson Gilmore for a conversation hosted by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor. Listen instead, here.

Border and Rule: Global Migration, Capitalism, and Racist Nationalism

Harsha Walia and Robin D.G. Kelley discuss the global migration crisis, racial capitalism, and the ascendant far-right. Listen instead, here.

The US Empire After Afghanistan

Join renowned journalists Rozina Ali and Anand Gopal for a discussion of the aftermath of the Afghanistan withdrawal and the US empire. Listen instead, here.

Taking Children, Taking the Land

Join Nick Estes and Rebecca Nagle for an urgent discussion of the ongoing attack on Indigenous children and Indigenous land. Listen instead, here.

From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor and Michelle Alexander on the history and politics of the most recent phase of the Black Freedom struggle. Listen instead, here.

We Will Not Be Erased: Ongoing Nakba

Join Mohammed El-Kurd, Majd Kayyal, Sandra Tamari, Jehad Abusalim, and Sumaya Awad as they unpack and the history and ongoing reality of the Nakba. Listen instead, here.

The Racist History of Standardized Testing

Awo Okaikor Aryee-Price, Jesse Hagopian, and Denisha Jones discuss the racist history of standardized testing and its impacts today. Listen instead, here.

White Skin, Black Fuel: Fossil Fascism and Colonialism's Inky Legacy

Join us for an urgent discussion on the rise of the far right and what it means for the battle against climate change. Listen instead, here.

Gay 4 History: A Dialogue Across Eras

A conversation examining the history of struggles over gender and sexuality as it relates to emancipatory struggles today. Listen instead, here.

The Fight for the Future: Organizing In and Around the Tech Industry

Join Timnit Gebru and other important scholars and activists for a discussion of how we resist the corporate power of the tech monopolies. Listen instead, here.

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