‘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

  • ‘A firebrand revolutionary’

    April 27, 2006

    ‘A firebrand revolutionary’, an interview with Tariq Ali by Ayesha Azfar for Dawn, April 21, 2006

    At the height of the Zia era when all pro-democracy voices had been stifled, getting hold of banned political literature was considered something of a feat. However, it rarely followed that the forbidden treasure carried a message of hope, or that it even temporarily banished the dark images of Pakistan’s longest and most brutal military dictatorship from the mind. Leftist intellectual and activist Tariq Ali’s ominously titled Can Pakistan Survive?: The Death of a State, a work that furtively found its way into bookshelves in the early 1980s, was no exception.

    More than 20 years after its publication, the one-time fiery student leader who was packed off to Oxford by his parents to escape the wrath of the Ayub regime, and who continues  …

  • Revolution in the Air: The Arab Spring and a World in Motion- Tariq Ali in conversation with Oliver Stone

    October 18, 2011

    Thursday, Oct. 27th

    Doors 7:00 pm \\ Talk 7:30 pm \\ Free

    Haymarket Books is pleased to present world-renowned political thinker and activist  Tariq Ali in conversation with director Oliver Stone, coauthor of Haymarket Books’ On History: Tariq Ali and Oliver Stone in Conversation and frequent contributor to The Guardian, London Review of Books, and the New Left Review.

    From the revolts that have shaken the Middle East, to the Occupy Wall Street sentiment sweeping the U.S., mass movements have been born across the globe. Join us as we discuss this new resistance to the status quo, it’s challenge to empire and the dictates of capital, and radical notions of democracy and liberation born anew.

    Seating: first come, first served

    Victory Gardens Biograph Theater

    2433 N. Lincoln, Chicago, IL

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    Talk \\ Q & A \\ Booksigning \\ Bar

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