Daphne Lawless, who will participate via Skype, is a 15-year veteran of radical politics in Aotearoa/New Zealand, and current co-editor of the Fightback magazine and website She works as a freelance indexer and translator and is also an e-biker, a science fiction fan, a soccer goalkeeper, one half of the electro-progressive cabaret act Vostok Lake, and the mother of a toddler.