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.

June 13, 2018

/39/ Geopolitics of the World Cup ft. Karl Sharro & Euan Marshall

In which we talk about the politics of hosting the World Cup + the sublots & intrigues that will animate the tournament: hot and cold wars, Salah's revenge, Brazil after the 7-1. Featuring lots of hating on Sergio Ramos. 

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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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December 29, 2017

/23/ Bonus - 2017: Year in Review

In which we hand out the prizes that really matter - the golden Bungas.

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December 27, 2017

/22/ Sport & Scandal

In which we discuss Fifa, football and corruption. Also why doping, diving and cheaing is actually good.

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December 13, 2017

/21/ Be Normie ft. Angela Nagle

In which we take on morality, ethics, identity, and solidarity... and that Internet everyone's always going on about.

 

 

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November 1, 2017

/17/ Hypersatireality ft. @KarlRemarks

In which we talk to Karl Sharro about satire in an absurd age. 

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July 15, 2017

Episode 11: Dragons and Dicks and Politics

Episode Eleven: In which we get scientific about Game of Thrones. Also ft guest Richard McCulloch, who knows what you're really thinking when you watch #GoT Survey link: http://www.questeros.org/q

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July 2, 2017

Episode 10: Sharp-Suited & Gap Toothed

Episode Ten: In which we size-up Macron and centrism's prospects. Plus, George's babushka and a counterrevolutionary review of Algiers' new album

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