Past Appearances & Events


Radio: This Is Hell

Obama’s incoherent Middle East / Moral panic in the 1980s / How to build a stadium / Politicians, not friends / Neoliberalism’s edge / Vaporware by gaslight.


Radio: This is Hell

I joined This is Hell to talk about the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising with a trip to Ireland, finds the ideas and ideals of the failed revolution still powerful, and still under attack by external forces – this time EU-imposed austerity policies and elite-driven privatization, and sees hopeful signs of an Irish left building […]

Event • Chicago, IL

People’s Summit 2016

I was a guest at the People’s Summit in June of 2016 to talk about media.

Event • Chicago, IL

Socialism 2016: Necessary Trouble

With Sarah Jaffe, Mike Shea and Flynn Murray We are witnessing a moment of unprecedented political engagement and social activism. Pundits once fretted about Americans’ apathy, but in the last few years we’ve seen uprisings and protests across the country: the growth of the Tea Party; the successful fight for a $15 minimum wage; a […]

Event • NYC

Radio Dispatch Live!

Sarah Jaffe joins Radio Dispatch for the hour to discuss her new book Necessary Trouble: Americans in Revolt.

Event • Brooklyn

Troublemakers Reading Night: Pre-Launch for Necessary Trouble

Nation Books and Dissent invite you to raise a glass and hear Sarah give a special advance reading from the book, along with readings from some of Sarah’s favorite troublemakers—Melissa Gira Grant, E. Tammy Kim, Victoria Law, and Kate Aronoff.

Event • Nationwide

So That Happened Podcast

I was on the Huffington Post’s “So That Happened” podcast with Zach Carter and Jason Linkins talking Necessary Trouble. We had lots of fun! Thanks, guys.

Event • Portland, OR

Powell’s on Hawthorne

Reading, conversation & signing hosted by Matt Bors.

Event • Seattle, WA

A New Cycle of Protest? Occupy Wall Street and Beyond: American Sociological Association Plenary

Five years ago, a new wave of social movements emerged in the United States and worldwide, beginning with Occupy Wall Street movement which began in New York City and then spread across the nation and the globe. This in turn gave rise to a variety of other social movements, from Black Lives Matter, to the Fight […]