Interviews

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After the "Special Period": Against The Current vol. 89
Quinn, Rachel
Article
2000
U.S. activists interview Cuban student. In July, Solidarity supporters Tim Marshall, Rachel Quinn and Sara Abraham had the opportunity to take classes at the University of Havana as a part of the Lang...
American Dreams: Lost and Found
Terkel, Studs
Book
1981
Interviews with 100 Americans who relate their dreams, disappointments, aspirations and experiences.
At Work In the Fields of the Bomb
Del Tredici, Robert
Book
1987
A collection of photographs, interviews and comments aimed at making the secretive nuclear arms industry visible to the general public.
Can Soldiers Resist?: Against The Current vol. 133
Franco, Nate
Article
2008
Interviews with Tod Ensign and Phil Aliff.
Cry Hungary! Uprising 1956
Gadney, Reg
Book
1986
An account of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956.
Feminism's March from Nation to Home - interview: Against The Current vol. 163
Brenner, Johanna
Article
2013
Johanna Brenner interviews Ninotchka Rosca.
Finance as Warfare: the IMF Lent to Greece Knowing It Could Never Pay Back Debt
Peries, Sharmini; Hudson, Michael
Article
2017
An interview with economist Michael Hudson, who argues that the International Monetary Fund provided loans to Greece with the deliberate intention that the country be forced to go into default and be ...
Freedom Summer Remembered : Interview with Walter Kaufmann
Finkel, David
Article
2014
Finkel interviews retired community college teacher Walter Kaufmann about his experiences in the Freedom Summer project and teaching in the Freedom Schools.
French Students Speak for Themselves What We Won - and Need: Against The Current vol. 122
Silberstein, Patrick
Article
2006
The following collective interview was conducted for ATC by Patrick Silberstein of Editions Syllepse.
Global Crisis and Opportunity: Against The Current vol. 134
Terrall, Ben
Article
2008
Ben Terrall interviews Mike Davis. Mike Davis is a veteran writer and activist who cut his progressive teeth in the 1960s civil rights and antiwar movements. He has worked as a meat cutter, long-dista...
Grassroots Power vs. Police Brutality: Against The Current vol. 84
Cohen, Claire
Article
2000
Widespread police abuse is a long-time, normally mainly secret side of life in capitalist America, especially for minority communities. Now, in a number of cities, outrageous cases of police murders o...
Indicting the System with Noam Chomsky
Smolski, Andrew
Article
2016
In this interview Noam Chomsky brings once more to bear on current and historical events his eviscerating analysis of power systems.
Interview with director of "Like"
Hynes, Eric
Article
2016
The director of a documentary about Bangladeshi workers who get paid to "like" Facebook posts discusses the people and ideas behind her film.
Interview with J.J. Lebel 1975
Mattick, Paul
Article
1975
Transcript of an interview with J.J. Lebel.
Interview with Lotta Continua 1977
Mattick, Paul
Article
1977
Revolutionary actions are directed against the system as a whole - for its overthrow. This presupposes a general disruption of society which escapes political control. Thus far, such revolutionary act...
Iraq's Torture by Sanctions: Against The Current vol. 91
Finkel, David
Article
2001
An interview with Kathy Kelly. Kathy Kelly, organizer for Voices in the Wilderness, has been involved in the struggle around ending sanctions against Iraq for the past decade. David Finkel interviewed...
Israel, Lebanon and Torture: Against The Current vol. 125
Finkel, David
Article
2006
An interview with Marty Rosenbluth. Marty Rosenbluth is Amnesty International’s country specialist for Israel, the Occupied Territories and the Palestinian Authority.
Keeping the Rabble in Line
Chomsky, Noam; Barsamian, David
Book
1994
Interviews with Noam Chomsky covering issues such as free trade, health care, global warming, the nature of corporations, human rights, and democracy.
No Outside Saviors!: Against The Current vol. 136
Feeley, Dianne; Finkel, David
Article
2008
Against The Current spoke with Gwendolyn M. Patton as part of our retrospective on the events of 1968 and the surrounding years.
Remembering Mississippi, 1964-65: Interview with Claudia Morcom
Feeley, Dianne; Finkel, David
Article
2014
Feeley and Finkel interview Morcom about her work in Mississippi during Freedom Summer 1964 and subsequently from September 1964 through October 1965, as Southern Regional Director for the National La...
The Russian-Georgian Clash: Against The Current vol. 136
Weissman, Suzi
Article
2008
Interview with Ronald Grigor Suny.
Seymour Hersh Blasts Media for Uncritically Promoting Russian Hacking Story
Scahill, Jeremy
Article
2017
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Seymour Hersh said in an interview that he does not believe the U.S. intelligence community proved its case that President Vladimir Putin directed a hacking campaign ...
Sources media training
Article
Media training to ensure that you are ready to handle media interviews. Topics include Message making, Staying newsworthy, Safe spokesperson techniques, Preparation and relaxation techniques, Media et...
Targeting Iran
Barsamian, David
Book
2007
A critical analysis of the Bush administration's policies towards Iran.
Top Ten Questions to Ask When a Reporter Calls You
Bonner, Allan
Article
2006
When you're respoding to a reporter's call, take time to think and ask yourself these questions.
Top Ten Things to do Before a Radio Talk Show
Bonner, Allan
Article
2006
Be prepared when you go on a talk show.
Wendell Berry's Radical Skepticism: The celebrated farmer and poet shares a message of love in a time of unrest
Massey, Brian
Article
2016
When the celebrated writer, farmer, and elder statesman of the local food movement sat down in front of a sold-out audience at Johns Hopkins University last week, the crowd seemed even more eager than...

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Are You Prepared for 21st-Century Interviews?
Wade, P.J.
2010
Chances are that, if media consider you interview-worthy, you possess a decade or two of experience and knowledge that they believe is valuable. Therefore, the question is not "Do you know enough to a...
Building Media Relationships
How to Establish, Maintain, and Develop Long-Term Relationships
Sommers, Susan
2009
Sommers wrote this guide to teach how media can be used to raise an organization's public profile and improve its connection with the target audience.
The Canadian Guide to Managing the Media
Revised Edition
Shiller, Ed
Every aspect of media relations is covered including crisis management, handling an interview, planting a story and mastering the tools of the trade (media kits, releases, videos, conferences).
How to Handle Phone Interviews
Robicheau, Colette
2010
For some people, doing a phone interview - whether for a job or with the press - can be more unnerving than face-to-face. Being unable to read someone's expressions, or look them in the eye, can throw...
How to Interview
The Art of the Media Interview
McLaughlin, Paul
1986
A guide to good interviewing.
In The News
The Practice of Media Relations in Canada
Carney, William Wray
2002
Carney gives everyone, from student to seasoned practitioner, a thorough understanding of who the media are, how they work and how to approach them with stories.
Making the Most of Your Media Interview
Robicheau, Colette
2010
Being prepared for an interview will make you less nervous and more confident, and with confidence comes increased credibility.
Sources gives you powerful tools to help you stand out from the crowd
An overview of how you can use SOURCES to amplify your message. SOURCES is a media service that connects journalists, editors, writers, producers and researchers with the sources they need for their ...