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#10 - Ilan Zvi Baron

8/18/2017
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Dr Ilan Zvi Baron is Associate Professor in the School of Government and International Affairs, and Co-Director of the Centre for the Study of Jewish Culture, Society and Politics at Durham University. Baron has written multiple books, including Obligation in Exile: The Jewish Diaspora, Israel and Critique (Edinburgh University Press, 2015) and How to Save Politics in a Post-Truth Era (Manchester University Press, 2017). He has also published numerous academic articles on Jewish identity...

Duration: 00:58:46


A Talk on "Immediate Collective Liberation"

8/1/2017
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This is the audio from a talk I gave to Plan C London on January 19, 2016. You can find the slides for this talk at the following links: PDF or HTML.

Duration: 00:50:20


#9 - Sam Berkson

7/12/2017
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Sam Berkson is a poet and blogger. Sam is a really passionate and active writer, performer, and organizer (of culture and politics) in London. We recorded this podcast in Sam’s flat in Tottenham at 3am on a Friday night. Sam's recent book, Settled Wanderers, is out now with Influx Press. You can find more of Sam's work on his website and you can hit him up at @AngrySamPoet. Notes with timestamps general patterns of the universe!!! 00:01 full automation or nah? 00:03 what’s up with Red...

Duration: 00:49:30


#8 - Russell Bentley

5/19/2017
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Russell Bentley is Professor of Political Theory at the University of Southampton, where he researches and teaches across the history of political thought, from ancient Greek to contemporary American politics. He also has experience in the upper echelons of university administration (formerly Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor of Education at the University of Southampton), from which he brings to us some uncommonly frank and revealing insights into higher education today. I invited Russell to...

Duration: 02:03:01


#7 - Mindy Isser

4/26/2017
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There's a tiny bit of static at the beginning but it goes away! Mindy Isser writes a low-key advice column newsletter in all lowercase. She is a labor organizer but also a very funny and sweet person who is fun to talk with. We used to be internet enemies but then became friends. We also made a movie together a few years ago. Here we talk about our romantic relationships, our different models of revolutionary politics, Drake (his record label made us remove the song we played, sorry...

Duration: 00:59:57


Other Life #6 - Diana S. Fleischman

4/3/2017
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Diana S. Fleischman is an evolutionary psychologist, currently Senior Lecturer at the University of Portsmouth. Her interests include sex, disgust, veganism, utilitarianism, effective altruism, polyamory, and genetics, among other things. Show notes with timestamps: 0:00 - 00:30 How we met on Twitter, how to make friends online, dissecting our online impressions of each other. Our weird ideological histories and intersections. Academics and drug use and talking about it on the internet....

Duration: 01:54:47


Other Life #5 - Dan Goss and Rosie Hiscock

3/9/2017
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Dan Goss is a happy revolutionary. Unlike me Dan actually works hard on many active political campaigns. We first met through Plan C. Although Dan is a very committed and serious organizer, he's also very based and reflective and funny, too, which is why I asked him to do a podcast. We are joined by Rosie Hiscock, who is a working actress and musician. We recorded this podcast in Dan's home in London. Notes with timestamps: how to shut down a coal mine in South Wales (1:56) activist...

Duration: 01:38:50


It's called sharing, you idiots!

2/27/2017
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Most people think "communism" is crazy but actually it's really easy and hilarious. We're already doing it and it's great. Here, we teach you exactly how to start now.

Duration: 00:02:43


Other Life #4 - Jonathan Havercroft

2/17/2017
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Dr. Jonathan Havercroft is Associate Professor of International Political Theory at the University of Southampton. He has published work on the historical development and transformation of state sovereignty, 17th century and 20th century political philosophy, space weaponization and security, global dimensions of indigenous politics and hermeneutics. He is currently working on the ethical dimensions of international norms, theories of political affect, and the role of agreement in...

Duration: 01:45:45


Other Life #3 - Adriana

1/14/2017
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Adriana is a mental health worker based in London. She is a member of Plan C (http://www.weareplanc.org/). Notes How our ideas and speech can cut off liberation dynamics; the sociology of sorting in activist circles (00:07) Why we don't gossip or criticize other political groups, the futility of objections in favor of looking for new weapons, relationships (00:11) Adriana's experiences in mental health, NHS, CBT, etc. The power of meditation (fuck the haters). (00:15) Just because...

Duration: 02:15:18


Other Life #2 - Jonathan Havercroft

1/14/2017
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Dr. Jonathan Havercroft is Associate Professor of International Political Theory at the University of Southampton. He has published work on the historical development and transformation of state sovereignty, 17th century and 20th century political philosophy, space weaponization and security, global dimensions of indigenous politics and hermeneutics. He is currently working on the ethical dimensions of international norms, theories of political affect, and the role of agreement in...

Duration: 03:30:51


Other Life #1 - Aria Alamalhodaei

1/14/2017
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Aria Alamalhodaei works on art history and sells groceries for a wage. Her writing has appeared in the journal History of Photography and online outlets such as Blind Field. Her website is alamalhodaei.tumblr.com. (Aria is also my spouse, which is probably the main reason she agreed to humor me for this first test run.) Also thanks and credit to Aria for making the cover art for this podcast. :-) Notes Why I'm starting this podcast. How we're so cool and smart. Are Jay-Z and Beyonce...

Duration: 00:11:39