Long Reads: Sean Larson on Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Weimar Germany
Sean Larson, historian of the German Revolution and the Weimar Republic, joins Long Reads for a discussion about party politics and worker struggles during Germany's inter-war period. Long Reads is a Jacobin podcast looking in-depth at political topics and thinkers, both contemporary and historical, with the magazine’s longform writers. Hosted by Features Editor Daniel Finn.
You can find Sean's work on Jacobin, including his piece "When Germany's Social Democrats Made a Revolution by Half" here: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2021/01/german-revolution-1918-review
Produced by Conor Gillies, music by Knxwledge.
Michael and Us: Artificial Intelligence
We mark the 20th anniversary of the Iraq War by revisiting some of the classic clips from our cowed and deferential news media circa 2003. PLUS: What is artificial intelligence and what does it mean for the future? Pulitzer-winning columnist Thomas Friedman doesn't know, but that didn't stop him from writing about it.Michael and Us is a podcast about political cinema and our crumbling world hosted by Will Sloan and Luke Savage.
Behind the News: Neo-Fascism in Italy w/ David Broder
Maxine Doogan and Tara Burns, contributors to a report, "How the War on Sex Work Is Stripping Your Privacy Rights," on how cops are snooping on sex workers and using what they learn to spy on the rest of us. David Broder, author of Mussolini’s Grandchildren, discusses the fascist heritage behind Italian prime minister Giorgia Meloni and her party.Behind the News, hosted by Doug Henwood, covers the worlds of economics and politics and their complex interactions, from the local to the global. Find the archive here: https://www.leftbusinessobserver.com/Radio.html
Dig: Sexual Hegemony w/ Max Fox and Chris Nealon
Featuring Max Fox and Chris Nealon on the late Christopher Chitty's book Sexual Hegemony: Statecraft, Sodomy, and Capital in the Rise of the World System.Support The Dig at Patreon.com/TheDigCheck out our newsletters and vast archive at thedigradio.comFurther reading:libcom.org/article/after-fall-communiques-occupied-californiaviewpointmag.com/2012/09/12/towards-a-socialist-art-of-government-michel-foucaults-the-mesh-of-powerthenewinquiry.com/blog/in-love-and-memoryBuy Abolition Geography versobooks.com/books/3785-abolition-geography