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What is happening to our economy and our politics? Are we stuck forever in this corporate dystopia? What can we learn from the failures of radical politics over the last 100 years? Tom O'Brien talks in depth to experts from the fields of Political Economy, Politics, Science, Philosophy, Complexity, Mathematics, Music, and the Environment.

What is happening to our economy and our politics? Are we stuck forever in this corporate dystopia? What can we learn from the failures of radical politics over the last 100 years? Tom O'Brien talks in depth to experts from the fields of Political Economy, Politics, Science, Philosophy, Complexity, Mathematics, Music, and the Environment.
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What is happening to our economy and our politics? Are we stuck forever in this corporate dystopia? What can we learn from the failures of radical politics over the last 100 years? Tom O'Brien talks in depth to experts from the fields of Political Economy, Politics, Science, Philosophy, Complexity, Mathematics, Music, and the Environment.

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Episodes

#090 Capitalism vs Freedom

11/16/2018
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This week we welcome Rob Larson, Professor of Economics at Tacoma Community College, to the show. We talk about his new book ‘Capitalism vs Freedom: The Toll Road to Serfdom’ recently released by Zero Books. Enjoy!

Duration:01:04:10

#009.2 Refuting Marx's Inconsistency & the TSSI

11/9/2018
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This week we continue the Marxist self-flaggelation by finishing off Chapter 7 of Andrew Kliman’ s ‘Reclaiming Marx’s Capital’. We deal again with three tables all of which form the lovely for this weeks episode, for those who don’t have the book handy. Lexi - https://soundcloud.com/swampsidechats Emanuel - from https://soundcloud.com/enforloradsak

Duration:00:58:15

#009.1 Refuting Marx's Inconsistency & the TSS

11/3/2018
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This week we determinedly continue our microscopic reading of Andrew Kliman’ s ‘Reclaiming Marx’s Capital’ and pick up where we left off in Chapter 7. The Panel this week consisted of: Lexi - https://soundcloud.com/swampsidechats Emanual - from https://soundcloud.com/enforloradsak

Duration:00:44:05

#009.1 Refuting Marx's Inconsistency & the TSSI

11/2/2018
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This week we determinedly continue our microscopic reading of Andrew Kliman’ s ‘Reclaiming Marx’s Capital’ and pick up where we left off in Chapter 7. The Panel this week consisted of: Lexi - https://soundcloud.com/swampsidechats Emanuel - from https://soundcloud.com/enforloradsak

Duration:00:44:05

#008 Refuting Marx's Inconsistency & the TSSI

10/26/2018
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This week we continue our close reading of Andrew Klimans ‘Reclaiming Marx’s Capital’ and go for broke on Chapter 7. Interview Date: 13th Oct 2018 The panel this week consists of: Lexi - https://soundcloud.com/swampsidechats Derick - https://www.mixcloud.com/symptomatic-redness

Duration:01:08:56

#007 Refuting Marx's Inconsistency & the TSSI

10/12/2018
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This week we continue our close reading of Andrew Klimans ‘Reclaiming Marx’s Capital’ and parse as best as we can Chapter 6. Interview Date: 6th Oct 2018 The panel this week consists of: Lexi - https://soundcloud.com/swampsidechats Derick - https://www.mixcloud.com/symptomatic-... Emanuel - from Emmanuel from https://soundcloud.com/enforloradsak Pouya - the mashed-up Marx Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/FromAlpha2Omega

Duration:00:57:55

#007 Refuting Marx's Inconsistency & the TSSI

10/12/2018
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This week we continue our close reading of Andrew Klimans ‘Reclaiming Marx’s Capital’ and parse as best as we can Chapter 6. Interview Date: 6th Oct 2018 The panel this week consists of: Lexi - https://soundcloud.com/swampsidechats Derick - https://www.mixcloud.com/symptomatic-... Emanual - from Emmanuel from https://soundcloud.com/enforloradsak Pouya - the mashed-up Marx Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/FromAlpha2Omega

Duration:00:57:55

#006 Refuting Marx's Inconsistency & the TSSI

10/4/2018
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We continue our close reading of Andrew Klimans 'Reclaiming Marx's Capital' and stumble through chapter 5. Interview Date: 22nd Sep 2018 Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/FromAlpha2Omega To Donate Click Here: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr... The panel this week consists of: Lexi - https://soundcloud.com/swampsidechats Amogh - https://www.mixcloud.com/symptomatic-... Emanual - from Emmanuel from https://soundcloud.com/enforloradsak Alex - from down under

Duration:02:13:21

#089 Will Market Socialism Work?

9/30/2018
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This week we welcome a new guest Jamie Merchant to the show, to talk about his recent essays critiquing Market Socialism in one country recently published in the Brooklyn Rail journal. You can find his articles here: https://brooklynrail.org/2018/07/field-notes/Dreams-of-National-Capital-Market-Socialism-Past-and-Present https://brooklynrail.org/2018/02/field-notes/Fantasies-of-Secession-A-Critique-of-Left-Economic-Nationalism You can become a patreon for the show here:...

Duration:00:44:34

#005 Refuting Marx's Inconsistency & the TSSI

9/18/2018
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We continue our close reading of Andrew Klimans 'Reclaiming Marx's Capital' and eat chapter 4 alive Interview Date: 15th Sep 2018 Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/FromAlpha2Omega To Donate Click Here: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr... The panel this week consists of: Lexi & Rosa from https://soundcloud.com/swampsidechats C Derick Varn from https://www.mixcloud.com/symptomatic-redness/

Duration:01:05:03

#004 Refuting Marx's Inconsistency & The TSSI

9/14/2018
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We continue our close reading of Andrew Klimans 'Reclaiming Marx's Capital' and stick our snouts deep into chapter 3 Interview Date: 8st Sep 2018 Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/FromAlpha2Omega To Donate Click Here: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr... You can find the podcast website here: http://fromalpha2omega.podomatic.com/ The panel this week consists of: Lexi from https://soundcloud.com/swampsidechats Emanuel from https://soundcloud.com/enforloradsak C Derick Varn from...

Duration:02:51:17

#003 Refuting Marx's Inconsistency & The TSSI

9/3/2018
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Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/FromAlpha2Omega To Donate Click Here: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=CM23PFP9E5YYA You can find the podcast website here: http://fromalpha2omega.podomatic.com/ Interview Date: 1st Sep 2018 The panel this week consists of: Lexi & Rosa from https://soundcloud.com/swampsidechats Emanuel from https://soundcloud.com/enforloradsak C Derick Varn from https://www.mixcloud.com/symptomatic-... Pouya - a listener of the show

Duration:02:22:25

#003 Refuting Marx's Inconsistency & The TSSI

9/3/2018
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Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/FromAlpha2Omega To Donate Click Here: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=CM23PFP9E5YYA You can find the podcast website here: http://fromalpha2omega.podomatic.com/ Interview Date: 1st Sep 2018 The panel this week consists of: Lexi & Rosa from https://soundcloud.com/swampsidechats Emmanuel from https://soundcloud.com/enforloradsak C Derick Varn from https://www.mixcloud.com/symptomatic-... Pouya - a listener of the show

Duration:02:22:25

#002 Refuting Marx's Inconsistency & The TSSI

8/19/2018
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Part 2 of the Refuting Marx's Inconsitency & The TSSI Reading Group Paypal: https://www.paypal.com/donate/?token=NnqeJJnYcZ4t9Wu76a3eRxmEhh7r0fC4mm9TBUxBMu0H44F5YjlZ-HJTyMXzk5DWtjmxA0&country.x=GB&locale.x=GB Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/FromAlpha2Omega Interview Date: 18 August 2018 The panel this week consists of: Lexi & Rosa from https://soundcloud.com/swampsidechats Emanuel from https://soundcloud.com/enforloradsak C Derick Varn from https://www.mixcloud.com/symptomatic-... Alex - a...

Duration:02:20:18

#001 Refuting Marx's Inconsistency & The TSSI

8/13/2018
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Part 1 of the Refuting Marx's Inconsitency & The TSSI Reading Group To Donate Click Here: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr... Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/FromAlpha2Omega Interview Date: 11 August 2018 The panel this week consists of: Lexi from https://soundcloud.com/swampsidechats Emanuel & Aiden from https://soundcloud.com/enforloradsak Amogh from https://www.mixcloud.com/symptomatic-... Alex - a listener of the show

Duration:02:30:26

#088 Did Neoliberalism Elect Trump?

8/13/2018
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This week we welcome back Prof. Andrew Kliman to the show, to talk all about the idea that the election of Donald Trump was a reaction to neo-liberal economic policies. We delve into what the evidence from the political research shows. We also get into the nitty gritty of US inequality statistics and discuss what effect Trumps politics and ‘The Resistance’ will have on US society.

Duration:01:24:13

#087 Towards A New Socialism

7/20/2018
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This week we welcome back Paul Cockshott to the show, where we discuss his 1993 book ‘Towards a New Socialism’. We discuss a possible vision of how a future socialist society would work. Lexi from the 'Swampside Chats' podcast and myself are planning to do a long series on Prof. Klimans ‘Reclaiming Marx’s Capital’ book as a series of live youtube hangouts. Let me know if you are interested or would like to take part. We will be getting deep down into the nitty gritty detail on the TSSI...

Duration:01:06:00

#086 Kliman on The Communist Manifesto Pt 2

6/23/2018
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This week we have part 2 of our discussion with show stalwart Prof. Andrew Kliman about the Communist Manifesto. This is part one of a two part interview on the topic. I will be also appearing on a couple of upcoming episodes on the Swampside Chats podcast. Check it out - it’s the best commie podcast out there.

Duration:00:33:11

#085 Kliman on The Communist Manifesto Pt.1

6/17/2018
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This week we welcome back show stalwart Prof. Andrew Kliman to talk about the Communist Manifesto. This is part one of a two part interview on the topic. We discuss in depth the the revolutionary nature of the proletariat

Duration:00:47:29

#084 Econophysics with David Zachariah

4/8/2018
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This week we are joined by David Zachariah,a Researcher in machine learning in Uppsala University and a political econo-physicist in his spare time. We discuss the seminal work of Machover and Farjoun, 'Laws of Chaos', which introduced the techniques of statistical mechanics to world of political economy. He tells us about the empirical evidence for the predictions made by Machover and Farjoun, and subsequent work in the field, including his own work into understanding the mechanics of the...

Duration:00:52:29