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Andrew clarno, PHD.

In conversation with The Beirut Forum, Andy Clarno discusses his book “Neoliberal Apartheid: Palestine/Israel and South Africa after 1994.” In this interview he explains the ways in which his book analyzes the relationship between growing inequality, racialized poverty, and these advanced systems of securitization in Palestine/Israel and South Africa after 1994.


nicole grove

Nicole Grove, Ph.D. is an assistant professor at the University of Hawaii Manoa. In this interview with Think Tech Hawaii, Grove discusses her article entitled “Weapons of mass participation: Social Media, violence entrepreneurs, and the politics of crowdfunding for war”.  She explores a new generation of non-state combatants fighting in Syria and Iraq. Known as “violence entrepreneurs”, they are characterized by their use of crowdfunding and social media.