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A great selection of Jacobin-friendly podcasts.

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760 Ratings
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679
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21

Love this podcast

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If more people listened to this, the world might be different

Best of the left

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A great selection of Jacobin-friendly podcasts.

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Rank #1: Dig: Bigger Than Bernie with Meagan Day & Micah Uetricht

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Dan interviews Meagan Day and Micah Uetricht, the authors of Bigger Than Bernie: How We Go from the Sanders Campaign to Democratic Socialism, to assess the campaign and the way forward.

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Apr 23 2020

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Rank #2: The Dig: Worldmaking after Empire with Adom Getachew

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Adom Getachew explains how anticolonial leaders from across the black Atlantic tried to not only cast off European rule but also end empire by constructing an egalitarian global political and economic order in its place.

Thanks to University of North Carolina Press. Check out Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor uncpress.org/book/9781469653662/race-for-profit/

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Oct 27 2019

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Rank #3: The Dig: Right-Wing Racism with Daniel Martinez HoSang & Joe Lowndes

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Racism on the right wing is changing in weird and important ways, and liberal anti-racism offers no viable solution. Dan interviews Daniel Martinez HoSang and Joe Lowndes, authors of Producers, Parasites, Patriots: Race and the New Right-Wing Politics of Precarity.

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Feb 15 2020

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Rank #4: The Dig: Capitalism with Michael Hardt

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An interview on how the transformation of capitalism has changed the possibilities for anti-capitalist struggle with Michael Hardt, co-author with Antonio Negri of Assembly.

Read Dan's essay on the 20th anniversary of the WTO protests in Seattle jacobinmag.com/2019/11/seattle-world-trade-organization-protests-socialism

Read Hardt and Negri reflect on the 20th anniversary of Empire newleftreview.org/issues/II120/articles/empire-twenty-years-on

Thanks to Verso. Check out their huge selection of left-wing titles at www.versobooks.com

Please support this podcast with your money at Patreon.com/TheDig

Dec 13 2019

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Rank #5: The Vast Majority: Joe Biden Returns with Branko Marcetic

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Super Tuesday has come and gone, and Joe Biden is now the frontrunner. There's nobody better to talk about this stuff than Jacobin staff writer and Senior Biden Correspondent Branko Marcetic, author of the new book Yesterday's Man: The Case Against Joe Biden. We discussed Biden and the state of the race as a whole.

Branko's book is excellent. You can buy it for just $10: https://jacobinmag.com/store

Mar 05 2020

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Rank #6: The Dig: Socializing Ownership with Mathew Lawrence

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Mathew Lawrence, founder and director of the left-wing UK think tank Common Wealth, explains why ownership must be socialized, what that might look like, and how to make it happen.

Thanks to UNC Press. Check out Stirrings: How Activist New Yorkers Ignited a Movement for Food Justice By Lana Dee Povitz uncpress.org/book/9781469653013/stirrings

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Nov 09 2019

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Rank #7: The Dig: This Life with Martin Hägglund

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Dan interviews philosopher Martin Hägglund on how the way we conceive of our finite lives here on earth shapes our critique of capitalism and construction of socialism.

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Jan 31 2020

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Rank #8: Casualties of History: Preface

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Welcome to Casualties of History, a podcast from Jacobin magazine. We’ll be working our way through EP Thompson’s The Making of the English Working Class. In this first episode, Alex and Gabe introduce themselves and cover the book’s preface, as well as outline the context in which it was written. Who was Thompson, and what was he aiming to do in writing this book? Who was he arguing with, and why?

Reference is made to secondary literature:

Perry Anderson, “Origins of the Present Crisis,” New Left Review 1, no. 23 (Jan-Feb 1964).

EP Thompson, “The Peculiarities of the English,” Socialist Register (1965).

Thompson, “Time, Work Discipline, and Industrial Capitalism,” Past & Present no. 38 (Dec 1967).

Frederick Cooper, “Work, class and empire: An African historian's retrospective on E. P. Thompson,” Social History 20, no. 2 (1995).

Geoff Eley, A Crooked Line (University of Michigan, 2006).

Madeleine Davis, “Reappraising British socialist humanism,” Journal of Political Ideologies 18, no. 1 (2013).

Davis, “Edward Thompson's Ethics and Activism 1956–1963: Reflections on the Political Formation of The Making of the English Working Class,” Contemporary British History 28, no. 4 (2014).

Apr 10 2020

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Rank #9: Behind the News: Jodi Dean on Political Belonging

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Jodi Dean, author of Comrade, on the sense of political belonging formed by and essential to common struggle.

Oct 25 2019

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Rank #10: People's History Podcast: Trailer

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A new audio documentary about struggles in the United States. Each six-episode season covers one local story, told from the viewpoint of working-class people. Our first season, The Point, traces a social history of Boston from the urban rebellions of the 1960s, through busing in the 70s, into the Clinton era.

Season one, episode one drops November 19th on Jacobin Radio.

Nov 15 2019

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Rank #11: Austerity Created the 'Joker' with Connor Kilpatrick

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'Joker' is not an ode to the alt right. It is a film about the devastating consequences of austerity. This is an objective fact, which I spoke with Jacobin story editor Connor Kilpatrick about.

You can read my review of 'Joker,' which touches on many of the themes we talk about in this discussion, for the Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/oct/10/joker-far-right-warning-austerity Eileen Jones's piece about 'Joker' and America's long history of movie moral panics is here: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2019/09/joker-and-the-long-history-of-movie-moral-panics

Oct 15 2019

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Rank #12: Dig: Mike Davis on Coronavirus Politics

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Dan interviews Mike Davis about everything we are all suddenly trying to figure out.

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Mar 20 2020

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Rank #13: The Vast Majority: Financialized Capitalism and Prime Minister Jeremy Corbyn?? with Grace Blakeley

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Two of the most pressing questions facing humanity are as follows: 1. What exactly has changed and what has stayed the same about the global capitalist economy in the 21st century? 2. Are we gonna have a Prime Minister Jezza in the UK before Christmas?

Micah posed these questions and others to Grace Blakeley, a socialist economist, economics commentator at the New Statesman, and research fellow at the Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR). She's also the author of a new book, Stolen: How to Save the World from Financialization.

She came through Chicago on the American leg of her book tour, and sat down for a discussion about the book and UK politics in front of an audience at Volumes Bookcafe.

Thanks to Volumes for hosting the event. You can buy Grace's book Stolen: How to Save the World from Financialization here: https://repeaterbooks.com/product/stolen-how-to-save-the-world-from-financialisation/

Nov 14 2019

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Rank #14: Dig: Race for Profit with Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

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Dan interviews Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor on her book Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership.

Come see Dan discuss All-American Nativism in Boston on 3/4 facebook.com/events/522615241724284/

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Feb 28 2020

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Rank #15: The Dig: Planet to Win with Thea Riofrancos and Daniel Aldana Cohen

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Confronting the intertwined ecological, social, economic, and political crises. Dan interviews Thea Riofrancos and Daniel Aldana Cohen, co-authors with Kate Aronoff and Alyssa Battistoni of A Planet to Win: Why We Need a Green New Deal.

Thanks to Verso. Check out their huge selection of left-wing titles at versobooks.com

Please support this podcast with money at Patreon.com/TheDig

Jan 10 2020

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Rank #16: The Vast Majority: Krystal Ball, Matt Karp, and Michael Brooks on Bernie and the 2020 Elections

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Krystal Ball, Matt Karp, and Michael Brooks on Bernie and the 2020 Elections

For the release of our latest print issue, "From Socialism to Populism and Back," we held a launch party at the Verso Books office in Brooklyn. We held a panel discussion at the party on Bernie Sanders and the 2020 elections featuring Krystal Ball, cohost of The Hill's Rising morning show; Matt Karp, historian and Jacobin contributing editor, whose article "Is This the Future Liberals Want?" appears in the new print issue; and Michael Brooks, host of The Michael Brooks Show.

Watch Rising here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLLri3HDD8DQuWyMc7pSbVk0SZrAhA4j80
Read Matt Karp's article here: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2019/10/future-liberals-want-matt-karp-populism-class-voting-democrats
Watch and listen to The Michael Brooks Show here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCh2UY1hxlMr4_7Az_iQ82HQ
Buy the new issue here: https://jacobinmag.com/issue/from-socialism-to-populism-and-back

Dec 17 2019

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Rank #17: Dig: We've Got People with Ryan Grim

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An interview on how the Democratic Party got here today with Ryan Grim.

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Mar 14 2020

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Rank #18: The Dig: Single-Payer Now! with Tim Faust

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Why we need single-payer healthcare, why Medicare for All is suddenly at the center of debate, and why this is all part of a broader struggle for health justice. Dan interviews Tim Faust.

Thanks to Verso. Check out their huge selection of left-wing titles at www.versobooks.com

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Dec 20 2019

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Rank #19: Behind the News: PMC; US Hegemony in Decline

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Gabriel Winant, author of this article, on the professional–managerial class and its decomposition (the 1977 Ehrenreich papers are here and here; their 2013 follow-up is here). Then, Alan Beattie, author of this paper, on the US-led global order and its decomposition.

Oct 31 2019

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