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 13: Identity Politics, with Marie Moran||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 communi.||9/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 12: Marxism in IR, with Maïa Pal||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 history, focusing on the colonial origins of the modern st||6/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 11 (Part 2): ‘”Situationism” and the 50th Anniversary of May ’68,’ with Charlie Umland and Jim Calder||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 mo.||5/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 11 (Part I): ‘Situationism’, with Charlie Umland and Jim Calder||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,||4/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 10: Sclofsky & Funk on ‘The Specter That Haunts Political Science’||The Neglect and Misreading of Marx in International Relations and Comparative Politics||12/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 9: Bryant Sculos, on “Marx in Miami”||The Challenges of Teaching Marxism in America, Today||12/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||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|
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.