Refusing the False Choice Between Individual and Collective Liberation: Interview with Blair Taylor

  • Katerina Kolozova Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities - Skopje
  • Zdravko Saveski Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities - Skopje
  • Blair Taylor Institute for Social Ecology
Keywords: (neo-)liberalism, Alterglobalization movement, Occupy movements, confederal direct democracy, Rojava, Murray Bookchin

Abstract

The following interview is an email exchange with the author, which was conducted as a follow up to the School for Politics and Critique 2019: Municipal Organizing and Left-wing Environmental Solutions. The questions were prepared by Katerina Kolozova and Zdravko Saveski.

Author(s): Katerina Kolozova, Zdravko Saveski and Blair Taylor

Title (English): Refusing the False Choice Between Individual and Collective Liberation: Interview with Blair Taylor

Journal Reference: Identities: Journal for Politics, Gender and Culture, Vol. 16, No. 1-2 (Summer - Winter 2019)

Publisher: Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities - Skopje

Page Range: 32-37

Page Count: 6

Citation (English): Katerina Kolozova, Zdravko Saveski and Blair Taylor, “Refusing the False Choice Between Individual and Collective Liberation: Interview with Blair Taylor,” Identities: Journal for Politics, Gender and Culture, Vol. 16, No. 1-2 (Summer - Winter 2019): 32-37.

Author Biographies

Katerina Kolozova, Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities - Skopje

Katerina Kolozova is Director and Professor of Gender Studies and Philosophy at the Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities Research and Professor of Political Philosophy at the University American College Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia. She is the author of Cut of The Real: Subjectivity in Poststructuralist Philosophy (2014).

Zdravko Saveski, Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities - Skopje

Zdravko Saveski (1976), PhD in Political Science, is a researcher at the Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities - Skopje. He is author of Democracy: Models and Dilemmas (2011) and Beyond Uniform Thinking: Rediscovery of the Left (2006), co-author of several books including No pasarán: Participation of Fighters from Macedonia in the Spanish Civil War (2016) and Nationalism In/Inside Context: Cooperation of Albanians and Macedonians from the Ilinden Uprising until the People’s Liberation War (2014), and editor of Strike: Experiences and Actualities (2011) (all in Macedonian).

Blair Taylor, Institute for Social Ecology

Blair Taylor is program director of the Institute for Social Ecology, a popular education center for ecological scholarship and advocacy founded in 1974. He holds a PhD in Political Science from the New School for Social Research, and has written on U.S. social movements, contemporary far-right politics, political ecology, and the history of the left. His work has been featured in Les Temps Modernes, American Studies, and City: Analysis of Urban Trends, Culture, Theory, Policy, Action. He is co-editor of the Murray Bookchin anthology The Next Revolution: Popular Assemblies and the Promise of Direct Democracy (Verso, 2014).

Published
2019-12-28
How to Cite
Kolozova, K., Saveski, Z., & Taylor, B. (2019). Refusing the False Choice Between Individual and Collective Liberation: Interview with Blair Taylor. Identities: Journal for Politics, Gender and Culture, 16(1-2), 32-37. Retrieved from https://identitiesjournal.edu.mk/index.php/IJPGC/article/view/370

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