Hope Not Hate

Punk Rock Progressive: An Interview with Eric K. Ward

July 24, 2020 Hope Not Hate
Hope Not Hate
Punk Rock Progressive: An Interview with Eric K. Ward
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Hope Not Hate
Punk Rock Progressive: An Interview with Eric K. Ward
Jul 24, 2020
Hope Not Hate

Eric K. Ward grew up in Los Angeles. Coming up in a punk scene that was volatile and tribal. In the context of rising hatred Eric and his friends learnt that they had to fight hard for their values. This was the start of a journey that would bring Eric to his work today as an anti-racist and antifascist, in a world on the brink.

This interview was recorded before the situation in Portland reached the dangerous levels of conflict today.

Eric K. Ward is Executive Director of Western States Center and a Senior Fellow with the Southern Poverty Law Center.

Read Eric's recent article from the HOPE not hate magazine
https://www.hopenothate.org.uk/2020/07/01/america-unite/

Show Notes

Eric K. Ward grew up in Los Angeles. Coming up in a punk scene that was volatile and tribal. In the context of rising hatred Eric and his friends learnt that they had to fight hard for their values. This was the start of a journey that would bring Eric to his work today as an anti-racist and antifascist, in a world on the brink.

This interview was recorded before the situation in Portland reached the dangerous levels of conflict today.

Eric K. Ward is Executive Director of Western States Center and a Senior Fellow with the Southern Poverty Law Center.

Read Eric's recent article from the HOPE not hate magazine
https://www.hopenothate.org.uk/2020/07/01/america-unite/