Reading ‘World Systems Analysis’ in Tehran

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Transcribed from This is Hell! Radio‘s 22 March 2014 episode and printed with permission.  Listen to the full interview here:

“Immanuel Wallerstein resonates in Iran because he not only combines all the great intellectual traditions of European and American social science, but he uses them to challenge the status quo.”

Chuck Mertz: On the line with us right now: Kevan Harris, the Radical Pessimist, live from Princeton, New Jersey to tell us what’s going on in Iran and in economics around the world. How was your visit to Tehran this time? I heard you on NPR!

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The Radical Pessimist on Iran

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Transcribed from This is Hell! Radio and printed with permission.  Listen to the full interview here.

AntiNote: On 1 February 2014, This is Hell! host Chuck Mertz talked with sociologist and writer Kevan Harris on a wide range of topics which have one essential thing in common: nobody else seems to be talking much about them.

“There’s not a nuclear weapons program.  But that doesn’t stop anybody from using dog-whistle polemic.”

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