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Listen to an interview with writer/activist Eric Laursen co-author of Understanding the Crash, a graphic book on the financial crisis in the US. This interview details stories of community organizing and popular resistance to the fallout of the US financial crisis in recent years, stories that are detailed in the recently published book Understanding the Crash illustrated by Seth Tobocman.
Also in this interview Laursen speaks about his recently released book The People's Pension released by AK Press.
In this interview writer/activist Eric Laursen speaks also about popular actions currently taking place in the US to defend peoples homes from evitions, specifically in Brooklyn, as linked to the Occupy Wall Street Movement. Also Laursen comments from a US perspective on the current student strike in Quebec.
Eric Laursen will launch Understanding the Crash in Montreal at Howl! V with illustrator Seth Tobocman on 06/04 at La Plante, 185 Van Horne, full info http://www.howlarts.net/
Read a review of Understanding the Crash on Art Threat at http://artthreat.net/2011/10/understanding-the-crash-comic/
Info on the People's Pension at http://peoplespension.infoshop.org/blogs-mu/about/
This interview was conducted by journalist / community activist Stefan Christoff who is live at http://www.twitter.com/spirodon/