Two New Interviews

Take a read of these two new Team Colors associated interviews.

Building Healthy Communities, Building Healthy Movements: An Interview with the Rock Dove Collective, by Ben Holtzman and Kevin Van Meter (Organizing Upgrade, Winter 2011).

The Rock Dove Collective is a radical community health exchange in New York City working to address the need for accessible and anti-oppressive health care in our communities. We are excited to share this interview (done by Ben Holtzman with Kevin Van Meter) as a contribution to the ongoing dialogues about healing justice.

Points of Resistance and Departure: An Interview with James C. Scott, by Ben Holtzman and Craig Hughes (Upping the Anti, Fall 2010, Issue #11)

James C. Scott is among the foremost experts on the struggles of subaltern people in Southeast Asia and throughout the world. He is the Sterling Professor of Political Science and Professor of Anthropology as well as the Director of the Agrarian Studies Program at Yale University. Scott’s books have included The Moral Economy of the Peasant: Rebellion and Subsistence in Southeast Asia(1977); Weapons of the Weak: Everyday Forms of Peasant Resistance(1987); Domination and the Arts of Resistance: Hidden Transcripts(1992); Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Better the Human Condition Have Failed(1999); and The Art of Not Being Governed: An Anarchist History of Upland Southeast Asia (2009). In this interview, Scott discusses his own political development, elaborates on some of the major contributions of his work, and offers significant insights into understanding the intricacies of recent worldwide struggles. This interview was conducted in New Haven, Connecticut by Benjamin Holtzman and Craig Hughes in July 2010.