Category: News & Politics

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

May 31, 2018

/38/ The Economics of Exit ft. Thomas Fazi

In which we discuss why the Left should not to be scared of sovereignty: Brexit, Italexit, and Modern Monetary Theory

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May 2, 2018

/36/ Portugal: The Soft Whip? ft. Catarina Príncipe

In which we debate whether Portugal really represents an alternative to austerity

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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 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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August 18, 2017

Episode 14bis: More Media Crisis - On Populism & France

Bonus Content: Jason Walsh talks to us about the relationship of populism & the media, and reactions to Macron's election in France

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August 16, 2017

Episode 14: Paying Attention

In which we ask if the news is dead. Also, is the crisis of the media all it's cracked up to be? Ft. Jason Walsh + some dodgy stock tips

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July 23, 2017

Episode 12: Russia Stole My Picnic Basket

In which we scratch our heads at Russophobia. Plus, strong male role models: Engels, Putin, and the Night King(?!)

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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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June 19, 2017

Episode 9: An Englishman’s Castle: Housing and Protest

Episode Nine: In which we recoil at the horror of the Grenfell Tower Fire and think through its political consequences. Also housing & urban development in Brazil, plus a flashback to the Salad Revolt of June '13

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