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The ‘Fully Automated’ podcast features interviews with scholars and thinkers on a range of ongoing controversies within the left, including austerity, financialization, automation and, above all, the future of left strategy.

The ‘Fully Automated’ podcast features interviews with scholars and thinkers on a range of ongoing controversies within the left, including austerity, financialization, automation and, above all, the future of left strategy.
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The ‘Fully Automated’ podcast features interviews with scholars and thinkers on a range of ongoing controversies within the left, including austerity, financialization, automation and, above all, the future of left strategy.

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Episode 13: Identity Politics, with Marie Moran

9/7/2018
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Its become almost cliche to say that we are now somehow living in an age of identity politics. Controversies ostensibly belonging to that term seem to be piling up at a ferocious rate. Whether it be to do with toxic masculinity in online gaming communities, the tearing down of confederate statues in southern American states, … Continue reading Episode 13: Identity Politics, with Marie Moran →

Duration:01:12:42

Episode 12: Marxism in IR, with Maïa Pal

6/7/2018
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Our guest for Episode 12 of Fully Automated is Maïa Pal, Senior Lecturer in International Relations at Oxford Brookes University. Among other things, Maïa is a scholar of early modern European, focusing on the colonial origins of the modern state. She is an editor for Historical Materialism. And she is currently working on a book … Continue reading Episode 12: Marxism in IR, with Maïa Pal →

Duration:01:25:26

Episode 11 (Part 2): ‘Situationism and the 50th Anniversary of May ’68’, with Charlie Umland and Jim Calder

5/17/2018
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Today, we are releasing Part 2 of our conversation with Jim Calder and Charlie Umland, on Situationism. In the last episode, we addressed some of the basic concepts and arguments of the Situationists, focusing largely on their critique of capitalist modernity. In today’s episode, we turn to question of strategy, and the way the approach … Continue reading Episode 11 (Part 2): ‘Situationism and the 50th Anniversary of May ’68’, with Charlie Umland and Jim Calder →

Duration:01:11:09

Episode 11 (Part I): ‘Situationism’, with Charlie Umland and Jim Calder

4/20/2018
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Welcome to Episode 11, of Fully Automated, an Occupy IR Theory podcast! Today, we have Part One of our first ever two-part episode, on the topic of Situationism! Joining me for this episode are two friends of mine from Columbus, Ohio, Charlie Umland, and Jim Calder. They are pretty sharp, when it comes to this … Continue reading Episode 11 (Part I): ‘Situationism’, with Charlie Umland and Jim Calder →

Duration:01:19:10

Episode 10: Sclofsky & Funk on ‘The Specter That Haunts Political Science’

12/13/2017
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This episode continues a short series of podcasts on the place ofMarxism in International Relations. Last episode, we had Bryant Sculos, of Florida International University discussing his piece “Marx in Miami: Reflections on Teaching and the Confrontation with Ideology,” co-authored with Sean Walsh, of Capital University. If you haven’t listed to that episode yet, check … Continue reading Episode 10: Sclofsky & Funk on ‘The Specter That Haunts Political Science’ →

Duration:01:16:30

Episode 9: Bryant Sculos, on “Marx in Miami”

12/4/2017
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Welcome to another episode of Fully Automated! This week we are starting a short series of podcasts on the place of Marxism in In- ternational Relations. Next episode, we’ll be joined by Sebastian Sclofsky and Kevin Funk, who are going to be discussing a piece they have in the latest issue of International Studies Perspectives, ‘The … Continue reading Episode 9: Bryant Sculos, on “Marx in Miami” →

Duration:00:51:52

Episode 8: Colin Coulter on Ireland, Austerity’s “Model Pupil”?

10/9/2017
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On today’s episode, we are joined by Colin Coulter, of the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. Colin is a Lecturer in Sociology, and he has an article out recently in Critical Sociology, co-authored with Francisco Arqueros-Fernández and Angela Nagle, entitled Austerity’s Model Pupil: The Ideological Uses of Ireland during the Eurozone Crisis. As some listeners may … Continue reading Episode 8: Colin Coulter on Ireland, Austerity’s “Model Pupil”? →

Duration:01:05:27

Episode 7: David Bailey on Protest Movements and Parties of the Left

9/13/2017
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Our guest for this episode is David Bailey, Senior Lecturer in Political Science and International Studies, at University of Birmingham. David is joining us to talk about his forthcoming book with Rowman & Littlefield, Protest Movements and Parties of the Left. As we’ve been arguing on this show for the last few weeks, there is … Continue reading Episode 7: David Bailey on Protest Movements and Parties of the Left →

Duration:01:15:18

Episode 6: TYT’s Michael Tracey on Free Speech after Charlottesville, Left Iconoclasm, and the Fetonte Scandal in the DSA

8/13/2017
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Our guest for this week’s episode is Michael Tracey, of The Young Turks — Tracey by his own account is a man of the left, but you wouldn’t necessarily know that, to read some of the commentaries that have been written about him online. He’s known primarily known for his iconoclastic views on what he … Continue reading Episode 6: TYT’s Michael Tracey on Free Speech after Charlottesville, Left Iconoclasm, and the Fetonte Scandal in the DSA →

Duration:01:06:21

Episode 5: Douglas Lain of Zero Squared, on the Alt-Left, Angela Nagle, and #DSACon17

8/3/2017
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We have a very special guest for this episode. Douglas Lain, of Zero Books. In the interview, we discuss a range of topics, but I think the focus of the interview is on how capitalist narcissism is playing out in leftist online culture. Specifically we address: How podcasting has enabled a new debate among the left, … Continue reading Episode 5: Douglas Lain of Zero Squared, on the Alt-Left, Angela Nagle, and #DSACon17 →

Duration:01:08:35

Episode 4: The Corbyn Factor, with Owen Worth

6/11/2017
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This episode we’re talking about the 2017 British General Election, and the surprising performance of Jeremy Corbyn, and the British Labour Party. Our guest is Owen Worth, Senior Lecturer In International Relations at the University of Limerick, in Ireland. Owen specializes in the study of social movements, and has published a number of works on … Continue reading Episode 4: The Corbyn Factor, with Owen Worth →

Duration:00:53:29

Episode 3: Book Club – Peter Frase’s ‘Four Futures’

6/6/2017
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This episode is the first in an occasional ‘book club’ series of podcasts we will be doing, in an around the topic of fully automated luxury communism. This episode’s book is Four Futures, by Peter Frase (which is part of the Jacobin series, from Verso Books). My guests on the show are Laura Horn and Phil Davis. Laura … Continue reading Episode 3: Book Club – Peter Frase’s ‘Four Futures’ →

Duration:01:07:41

Fully Automated Episode 2: Biopolitical Imperialism, with Mark G.E. Kelly

4/10/2017
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Our guest this week is Mark G. E. Kelly, an Associate Professor in the School of Humanities and Communication Arts at Western Sydney University. He is the author of The Political Philosophy of Michel Foucault (2009), as well as of Biopolitical Imperialism (from Zer0 books, in 2015) and he is also working on a book … Continue reading Fully Automated Episode 2: Biopolitical Imperialism, with Mark G.E. Kelly →

Duration:00:59:34