‘Pakistan, Afghanistan, and the Ongoing US Role in Regional Turmoil’ – Democracy Now

‘Pakistan, Afghanistan, and the Ongoing US Role in Regional Turmoil’, Amy Goodman interviews Tariq Ali for Democracy Now!, October 10, 2007

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From the archive

  • Tariq Ali: From Cairo to Madison

    March 24, 2011

    From Cairo to Madison: The Arab Revolution and a World in Motion

    Join renowned author Tariq Ali at Brooklyn’s Galapagos Art Space for a discussion of the global implications of the revolts shaking North Africa and the Middle East.

    This is a free event open to the public—doors at 7pm, talk at 8pm.


    Brought to you by Haymarket Books and Verso Books.

    Tuesday May 17th 7.00pm – 10.00pm Galapagos Art Space 16 Main Street, DUMBO Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States

  • Tariq Ali’s speech at the National Demonstration for Gaza on 8th August, London.

    August 13, 2014

    Here is a video of Tariq Ali’s speech at the largest UK demonstration for Gaza on 8th August, London.

  • Pirates of the Caribbean

    November 1, 2006

    Published by Verso, 2006 (new and updated edition 2008)

    A fiery polemic on Latin America’s challenge to US-led neoliberalism

    The Bolivarian revolution in Venezuela has brought Hugo Chávez to world attention as the foremost challenger of the neoliberal consensus and American foreign policy. Drawing on first-hand experience of Venezuela and meetings with Chávez, Tariq Ali shows how Chávez’s views have polarized Latin America and examines the hostility directed against his administration. Contrasting the Cuban and Venezuelan revolutionary processes, Ali discusses the enormous influence of Fidel Castro on Chávez, President of Bolivia Evo Morales and, in this fully updated edition, the newly elected President of Ecuador Rafael Correa, the latest addition to the “Axis of Hope.” Infused with references to the culture and poetry of South America, Pirates of the Caribbean guides us through a world divided between privilege and poverty,  …