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Episode 1167

Defending life and liberation in Rojava.

Apr 28 2020

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Dilar Dirik

Defending life in Rojava and liberation across the world.

Sociologist Dilar Dirik examines the fate of Rojava and the Kurdish freedom movement under attack from the Turkish and Syrian states, and the power of revolutionary ideals of solidarity, liberation and community at the heart of struggles against and beyond the state.

Dilar is author of the chapter Only with you, this broom will fly: Rojava, Magic, and Sweeping Away the State Inside of Us in the collection Deciding for Ourselves: The Promise of Direct Democracy from AK Press.

Interview transcript via Antidote Zine