Category: News & Politics

The global politics podcast at the end of the End of History. The period in which Western liberal democracy was held to be ‘the final form of human government’ is now over. We’re charting what’s emerging and what comes next. With help from a range of contributors, we scan the globe to understand the politics, economics, and culture of the new era. Fortnightly. Produced in Brazil/UK/South Africa/USA. By Alex Hochuli, Ben Fogel, Philip Cunliffe, George Hoare.

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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