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Podcast Episode 9: Understanding power, skeptical of authority

11/19/2018
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We must understand political power, so that we know where it’s coming from, and when to wield it ourselves. We must determine if authority is legitimate, and when it is not, undermine it. Music Used: “Disco Suicide” -Brand X (1977) “Mediterranean Sundance” -Al Di Meola (1977) “Kohan Nite” -Kenso (2001) The post Podcast Episode 9: Understanding power, skeptical of authority appeared first on Left Judo.

Duration:00:23:41

Podcast Episode 8: “Democracy” (The Prerequisite)

11/2/2018
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What is "democracy"? We often take it for granted, but we shouldn't. It is necessary, but we hardly have it. The post Podcast Episode 8: “Democracy” (The Prerequisite) appeared first on Left Judo.

Duration:00:35:29

Podcast Episode 7: Justice (the north star)

10/11/2018
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Liberation is the goal, but we need a star to guide us there. That great star is called "justice. " The post Podcast Episode 7: Justice (the north star) appeared first on Left Judo.

Duration:00:13:25

Podcast Episode 6: Liberty (The Goal)

8/29/2018
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Liberty or freedom is something we are all concerned with on a basic level. We should not just care about it, though; we should be able to define and defend it. Article I wrote and quoted in this episode: Toward a better understanding of freedom Another relevant article: “But at least capitalism is free … The post Podcast Episode 6: Liberty (The Goal) appeared first on Left Judo.

Duration:00:25:20

Podcast Episode 5: “Does the political spectrum matter?”

8/13/2018
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Some people say it doesn't matter. Some people say it does. I say it depends on the context. The post Podcast Episode 5: “Does the political spectrum matter?” appeared first on Left Judo.

Duration:00:26:03

Podcast Episode 4: What is a “progressive”?

7/18/2018
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On episode 4, I grapple with the shifty position of political “progressivism.” The post Podcast Episode 4: What is a “progressive”? appeared first on Left Judo.

Duration:00:34:27

Podcast Episode 3: Contrasting “Social Democracy” and Neoliberalism

7/3/2018
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Social democrats are not socialists, but it is a clear departure from neoliberalism. It matters, so I talk about it. The post Podcast Episode 3: Contrasting “Social Democracy” and Neoliberalism appeared first on Left Judo.

Duration:00:43:06

Podcast Episode 2: Left factions

6/18/2018
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What are the general factions or tendencies on the left? Can we get along? Should we get along? The post Podcast Episode 2: Left factions appeared first on Left Judo.

Duration:00:37:16

Podcast Episode 1: Introduction to Left Judo

5/26/2018
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Left Judo is a political podcast focused on political philosophy, movement strategy, and arguments and rhetoric. It is a podcast for "all the left" of the political spectrum, utilizing a general application of Judo principles within our political movement. The post Podcast Episode 1: Introduction to Left Judo appeared first on Left Judo.

Duration:00:32:40