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The Nice Kind of Censorship feat. Aidan ‘Taco’ Jones

Fringe is ongoing and in this episode Riley (@raaleh), Hussein (@HKesvani), and Milo (@Milo_Edwards) meet with comedian Aidan ‘Taco’ Jones (@AJ_Taco) and discuss tech platforms’ recent decisions to ban insane right-wing conspiracy mongers. Is this a good thing? You decide. They also discuss the extremely well adjusted recent articles from Boris Johnson, Rod Liddle, and Brendan O’Neill.


The Tears of Lloyd Blankfein feat. Josh Androsky

In this first episode of Trashfuture’s second year, Riley (@raaleh), Hussein (@HKesvani), and Milo (@Milo_Edwards), speak to DSA Los Angeles activist Josh Androsky (@ShutUpAndrosky) about public banking, liberalism’s inability to provide answers in a rapidly worsening world, Tommy Robinson’s total madness, and right-wing freakouts online. And on that note, this [...]


Juice Wayne feat. Gareth Reynolds

On this special 1-year anniversary of the Trashfuture podcast, Riley (@raaleh), Olga (@rocknrolga ), Milo (@Milo_Edwards), and comedian Gareth Reynolds (@reynoldsgareth) — host of the podcast ‘the Dollop’ — about the infamous Juicero, and what its high-tech concept (and spectacularly low-tech demise) says about the capital class of Silicon Valley. [...]


Commie Book Club: ‘Violent Borders’

It’s another month, the moon has turned, a butterfly rustles its wings in the Amazon, and it’s time for yet another episode of Riley’s Commie Book Club! This month we’re reading ‘Violent Borders’ by Reece Jones, published by Verso Books. We talk about the roots of borders in exploitation, and the important role they play in allowing capital to externalise its own contradictions. Riley gets frequently distracted and remembers stories from his personal life. Ably produced as ever by...


Abolish Silicon Valley feat. Wendy Liu

This week, Riley (@raaleh), Hussein (@HKesvani), Milo (@Milo_Edwards), and speak with leftist tech writer (and tech industry veteran) Wendy Liu (@dellsystem) about Silicon Valley’s labour force, what it means to unionise tech workers, and how she escaped the thrall of tech-libertarianism. During the interview, Wendy mentions an article by Alex Press (


Jet-Ski Dealership Conservatives feat. Luke Savage and Fraser Watt

Riley (@raaleh), Hussein (@HKesvani), Milo (@Milo_Edwards), and special guest Fraser Watt (@fraserwat) speak with Canadian journalist and writer Luke Savage (@LukewSavage) about Ontario’s recently-elected Premier Doug Ford, the right-wing politician that Canadian liberals can [...]


Migration Station ft. Zoe Gardner

Riley (@raaleh), Hussein (@HKesvani), and recently returned Milo (@Milo_Edwards) speak with migrant advocate Zoe Gardner (@ZoeJardiniere ) about refugees, migrants, right-wing opposition to all forms of immigration, endless liberal equivocation on the topic, and whether or not Riley is an economic migrant (he is). This episode was recorded prior to England’s advanc [...]


12 Huels for Life ft. Nelufar Hedayat

Riley (@raaleh), Hussein (@HKesvani), and Milo (@Milo_Edwards) hosted documentary filmmaker Nelufar Hedayat (@nelufar) to discuss superfoods, Silicon Valley’s attempts at engineering future meals, Nelufar’s recent series ‘Food Exposed’, and the life and times of a food legend known as David Avocado Wolfe. We also get a Russia update from Milo, and a stern lecture on Charles Dickens.



In a special edition of Trashfuture, Riley (@raaleh) and Milo (@Milo_Edwards) hung out in Moscow with Russian comedian Yevgeniy Chebatkov and discussed the Russian comedy scene, why you can’t make jokes about Putin on TV, Tsarist-nostalgia restaurants, and Milo’s controversial opinion that maybe Stalinism was a bit much. Hussein (@HKesvani) was unable to make the trip to Russia as he ‘works’ a ‘job.’ You can commodify your dissent with a t-shirt fr [...]


Ender’s Game: Racist Edition

This week, Trashfuture discusses some of our favourite topics: Elon Musk’s non-working cars, by-elections in Lewisham, and MAGA-supporting tech villains trying to augment Trump’s ICE atrocities with new gadgets — because what is more American than victimising immigrants whilst never leaving your gaming chair? This was recorded about ten days ago, which you can mark by all of our completely inaccurate football predictions. Riley (@raaleh), Hussein (@HKesvani) and Milo (@Milo_Edwards) kept...


North Korean Casino Tales ft. Jake Warren

Trashfuture decided to take on the concept of Juche this week. Riley (@raaleh), Milo (@Milo_Edwards), and Olga (@rocknrolga) host VICE and BBC journalist Jake Warren (@TheJakeWarren), who gives his take on Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un’s recent get-together in Singapore, why it offended so many American liberals to see the American flag next to the North Korean one, and what North Korea is like on the inside [...]


Love Island and Horny Obituaries ft. Felix Biederman

This week, a slightly-not-quite classic Trashfuture crew of Riley (@raaleh), Hussein (@HKesvani), and Nate (@inthesedeserts) got together in the Caliphate of Tower Hamlets to speak with Felix Biederman (@ByYourLogic) about quintessentially British things: Love Island, centrist columnists, archetypes of idiots, and horny right-wing obituaries. The FSB detained Milo (


Free Speech Death Ray ft. Jonathan Shainin

This week, the original TF crew of Riley (@raaleh), Hussein (@HKesvani), and Milo (@Milo_Edwards) speaks to the Guardian’s Jonathan Shainin (@jonathanshainin) on the topic of Niall Ferguson’s Bond villain antics, the Evening Standard’s recent sale of itself to the [...]


The Trinity of Melts

This week, Riley (@raaleh), Hussein (@HKesvani), and Milo (@milo_edwards) are back in the studio in the Caliphate of Tower Hamlets recapping centrist and extremist idiots’ absolute dumbest takes on the Irish referendum results. They cover Christian ISIS, Classical Athenian democracy, and a lot of busting jokes. The gang also discusses Tommy Robinson’s recent legal issues, what sort of business literature is worth reading, and — as always — the ontology of soup and sauce. We live in...


Riley’s Commie Book Club: People of the Abyss

It’s that time again. Riley (@raaleh) grabbed a book, grabbed a mic, and opened up People of the Abyss, a 1903 book by American travel writer Jack London, about his experiences living in East London in that time. His observations on poverty, housing, inequality, capitalism, and imperialism are basically all analagous today. Enjoy! Also follow us on @trashfuturepod.


Grime, the Thatcherite Ideal ft. Dan Hancox

This week, Riley (@raaleh) and Milo (@milo_edwards) host journalist and music enthusiast Dan Hancox (@danhancox) to discuss his new book ‘Inner City Pressure: the Story of Grime.’ After a loving review of Elon Musk’s one-for-the-history-books Meltdown May, the team converses on the history (and rebirth) of grime, pirate radio, gentrification, ASBOs, Form 696, Matt Hancock, and the classic Tory oscillation between criminalising youth culture and profiting massively from it. Hussein...


Trashfuture vs. The 8th Amendment

This is a slightly more condensed episode in which the TF crew discusses an idiotic Sunday Times piece about ‘hipster fascists,’ but more importantly it’s an episode centred on the campaign in Ireland to repeal the 8th Amendment. Riley (@raaleh), Milo (@Milo_Edwards), and Hussein (@HKesvani) speak with journalist Sirin Kale (@thedalstonyears) about Irish abortion laws, the impending referendum, and whether or not the uniforms of the royal wedding were inspired by Steven Seagal. If you’re...


Rich Lists, Rent Seeking, and Subsidized Royals ft. Grace Blakeley

The Trashfuture crew welcomes back Milo (@milo_edwards), who managed to escape his FSB handlers and return to London unscathed. He and Riley (@raaleh) are joined by think-tank researcher Grace Blakely (@graceblakeley) to discuss the Sunday Times’s 2018 Rich List and the implications of its members’ rent-seeking behaviour for austerity Britain. They also got more than a little sloshed on wine, so you’ll have to forgive the, uh, strident moments. They also discuss the topic on everyone’s...


The Disease of the Western Mind ft. Karl Sharro

This week, the full TF crew of Riley (@raaleh), Hussein (@HKesvani), and Milo (@milo_edwards) speak with satirist and urbanist Karl Sharro (@karlremarks) about the backwards Western proclivity for conspiracy theories, their fondness for strongman rule, and why he sees a vibrant future for Occidentalist thinkpieces that cite one sole apocryphal London cab driver. Karl’s presence in the room raised the aggregate IQ for the Trashfuture franchise to an inordinate extent, despite our valiant,...


Locals Only ft. Marcus Barnett

It’s this week’s TF for ya! Marcus Barnett (@reformedmuscle) came by to talk to Riley (@raaleh), Hussein (@hkesvani) and Milo (@milo_edwards) about local elections, the psycho sexual mania of failure obsessed liberal pundits, and the future of the Labour party sans melts. While Marcus visits us in an entirely personal capacity, in his spare time he is Young Labour’s International Officer. Ably produced by Nate (@inthesedeserts). Vote for us in this dumb thing:...