Jacobin Show: Italian Fascism w/ David Broder
Alex Gourevitch joins us to discuss his recent Catalyst essay that assesses the possibilities and limits of a post-work socialist society. We're also joined by Jonas Pontusson to unpack the strong electoral showing of the Swedish far right. And finally our own European editor David Broder explains what Giorgia Meloni and the Brothers of Italy's victory means for Italy.
The Jacobin Show is a weekly YouTube show offering socialist perspectives on class and capitalism in the twenty-first century, the failures of liberalism, and the prospects of rebuilding a left labor movement in the US. Music by Zonkey. This is the podcast version of the episode from September 28, 2022.
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