Category: News & Politics

Global politics podcast. Interviews and long-form discussions. Fortnightly. Hello politics, my old friend.

April 24, 2018

/35/ (Dis)Arm the People? ft. Reid Kane

In which we delve into the gun control debate: are guns really essential for democracy? Plus, the 2018 UK university strike.

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April 18, 2018

/34/ War Propaganda ft. Tara McCormack

In which we laugh at The Times' hatchet job with one of its targets & wonder what the West's endgame is in Syria

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April 10, 2018

/33/ Hungary’s Illiberal Democracy ft. Tamas Gerocs

In which we unpick another Fidesz's victory and ask whether neoliberalism in an nationalist-authoritarian shell is the future

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March 30, 2018

/32/ Brazil Moves Right? ft. Sabrina Fernandes

In which we ask who killed Marielle Franco & discuss the shooting at Lula's caravan + Brazil's absent center

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March 14, 2018

/31/ Woke Neoliberalism ft. James Heartfield

In which we debate the 'equal opportunities revolution': how race & gender has changed, in the workplace & beyond

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February 28, 2018

/30/ Italy: Country of the Future? ft. David Broder

In which we debate the upcoming Italian elections. Also corruption, bunga bunga, communism, migrants, fascism, & Europe.

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February 21, 2018

/29/ Therapeutic Politics ft. Ashley Frawley

In which we ask whether capitalism makes us mentally ill. Also, moral panics & why PC follows political defeats

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February 7, 2018

/28/ Cinema & Hopelessness ft. Maren Thom

In which we discuss the Oscar nominees. Also lame battles over representation & why hopelessness has replaced catastrophism.

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January 31, 2018

/27/ After Zuma ft. Sean Jacobs

In which we explore what Ramaphosa's South Africa will be like. Plus BRICS, Pan-Africanism, and @AfricasACountry 

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January 27, 2018

/26/ Prometheans United ft. Leigh Phillips

Bonus! In which Leigh stays with us to discuss innovation, automation, UBI... & why the wages are too damn low.

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