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“The Reddest of the Blacks”

For the past several months, I’ve been researching the life of Lovett Fort-Whiteman. Here’s a short film I made about his eventual arrest and death in Stalinist Russia.

Russia Without Putin

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Guest:

Tony Wood lives in New York and writes on Russia and Latin America. A member of the editorial board of New Left Review, he is the author of Chechnya: The Case for Independence, and his writing has appeared in the London Review of Books, the Guardian, n+1 and the Nation, among other publications. His new book is Russia Without Putin: Money, Power and the Myths of the New Cold War published by Verso.

Partial Transcript

Music:

Muddy Waters, “Mannish Boy.”