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Author Archives: Laleh Khalili
I wrote about the business managerial pretensions of former special operators for the LRB: https://lrb.co.uk/the-paper/v44/n04/laleh-khalili/stupid-questions And then had a chat with Thomas Jones on their podcast: https://www.lrb.co.uk/podcasts-and-videos/podcasts/the-lrb-podcast/the-special-forces-fantasy
Spoke to lovely lefties in Denmark and the Netherlands: Laleh Khalili: Sandheden om vor tids kapitalisme udstilles på verdenshaveneLangsomme samtaler med Rune Lykkeberg Professor i international politik ved Queens Mary University har undersøgt den maritime kapitalisme og de forsyningskæder, som … Continue reading
“Instead of treating the ocean as a space for frictionless accumulation, can we imagine a “blue new deal” that refuses to carve up water into routes and resources controlled by the most powerful? This episode features insights from Tina Ngata, … Continue reading
I got to talk to the brilliant Luke de Noronha of the Sarah Parker Redmond Centre at UCL. The Soundcloud is here and the transcript can be found here: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/racism-racialisation/transcript-conversation-laleh-khalili
I reviewed Javier Blas and Jack Farchy’s fabulous book on Commodity Traders: https://www.lrb.co.uk/the-paper/v43/n18/laleh-khalili/how-to-get-rich Extract: When ghana’s first president, Kwame Nkrumah, published Neo-Colonialism: The Last Stage of Imperialism in 1965, it was already clear that the newly independent states were going to have to fight … Continue reading
The Economist did an interesting podcast on the containership and they spoke to me and a bunch of very cool people: https://www.economist.com/podcasts/2021/09/13/thinking-inside-the-box-the-story-of-the-shipping-container
So excited to have seen Sinews of War and Trade reviewed by the amazing Charmaine Chua for Boston Review, by John Lanchester for the LRB, and by Linda Roland Danil for LARB.
A half-hour long programme/podcast about abandoned seafarers in the Middle East.
A conversation with Chuck Mertz about infrastructures, drawing on the essay I did for Noema magazine on infrastructures and degrowth.