Archive for June 2016

Zero Squared #72: Radical Islam?

Jun 23rd, 2016 | By

Nadim Bakhshov is the guest this week as we continue a conversation about Islam that we started in episode forty-nine entitled Against Capitalist Education. Nadim is the author of a book from Zero with that same title, he is an apostate of a sort, and he was very patient as he discussed the fractured nature

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Advancing Conversations: Appearance on Right Wing Radio

Jun 18th, 2016 | By

Zero Books publisher Douglas Lain was a guest on the American conservative radio program “The Brett Winterble Show” wherein he spoke briefly about Zero’s new line of books Advancing Conversations, Aubrey de Grey’s ideas on life extension, and Karl Marx. Winterble made sure that Lain didn’t believe in UFO conspiracies and Doug assured Brett that

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Zero Squared #71: Conceptual Militancy

Jun 16th, 2016 | By

This week’s podcast is a recording of Mike Watson’s talk with Mark McGowan (AKA the Artist Taxi Driver) at the Open School East. Mike Watson is an art theorist and curator based in Italy and he writes regularly for Frieze, Art Review and Radical Philosophy. His book, Towards a Conceptual Militancy, is currently out from

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Zero Squared #70: Overcoming Capitalism

Jun 9th, 2016 | By

A recording of the Zero Books panel “Overcoming Capitalism” from this year’s Left Forum replaces the usual interview this week. The panel participants were Terry Tapp author of “A Serf’s Journal,” the radical journalist Anne Jaclard, Andrew Kliman author of The Failure of Capitalist Production, Pete Dolack author of It’s Not Over and Douglas Lain

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Zero Squared #69: Blueprints for Revolution?

Jun 2nd, 2016 | By

Our Cairo correspondent and Zero Books Reader C Derick Varn is the guest this week as we follow up on an episode of the Alpha to Omega podcast with a conversation about overcoming capitalism. In the Alpha to Omega podcast there was, what I consider to be, a failure of communication as Varn tried to

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