By Nicholas Kiersey
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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.
||ExplicitEpisode 8: Colin Coulter on Ireland, Austerity’s “Model Pupil”?||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||10/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 7: David Bailey on Protest Movements and Parties of the Left||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,||9/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 6: TYT’s Michael Tracey on Free Speech after Charlottesville, Left Iconoclasm, and the Fetonte Scandal in the DSA||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.||8/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 5: Douglas Lain of Zero Squared, on the Alt-Left, Angela Nagle, and #DSACon17||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.||8/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 4: The Corbyn Factor, with Owen Worth||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,||6/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 3: Book Club – Peter Frase’s ‘Four Futures’||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,||6/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitFully Automated Episode 2: Biopolitical Imperialism, with Mark G.E. Kelly||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),||4/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 1: The New McCarthyism||On this week’s show we talked about the New McCarthyism with our guest Dr Tara MacCormack, a Lecturer at University of Leicester. Tara writes on security, foreign policy, and legitimacy. Among other things,||2/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
I heard the plug for this on the Always Already Podcast and I am so glad I found it. This is fantastic.
This is excellent. I listened on his webpage. Thoughtfully and well discussed. I recomend it to all. We need more thinking and reporting such as this.