Archive for September 2017

Inside Zero Books #46: Terry Tapp Continued

Sep 18th, 2017 | By

This Inside Zero Books podcast features the second half of a conversation with the author Terry Tapp whose book A Serf’s Journal is due out from Zero Books in November. Terry Tapp is an artist and writer living in New York City. Originally from Central Appalachia, Terry spent many years working trade jobs, wandering through

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Zero Squared #125: Overcoming Capitalism

Sep 15th, 2017 | By

Terry Tapp is an artist and writer living in New York City. Originally from Central Appalachia, Terry spent many years working trade jobs, wandering through the American south, all the while creating art and writing. His book A Serf’s Journal is a formidable first-hand account of American workers in Jeffersonville, Indiana, as they fought a

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Inside Zero Books #45: More on Free Speech w/Varn

Sep 11th, 2017 | By

C Derrick Varn continues ranting about Free Speech and the contradictions on the left and right. Varn is a reader at Zero Books, a poet, podcast celebrity, reddit star, and hot head. Here’s a quote from JS Mill on why even the worst opinions and arguments deserve to be debated: “The assumption that we are

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Zero Squared #124: Should We Keep Free Speech?

Sep 7th, 2017 | By

C Derick Varn is back this week. Varn is a reader at Zero Books, a University lecturer and teacher, a poet, and a frequent guest on this podcast. This week we discuss John Stuart Mills arguments for Free Speech as compared to Marx’s arguments, the Black Bloc, and the idea of the memory hole. If

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Inside Zero Books #44: Does Free Speech Work?

Sep 3rd, 2017 | By

This week’s Inside Zero Books features an intergenerational debate between a Millennial and a Slacker on the topic of Free Speech. Is concern about protecting free speech merely a liberal/centrist notion or is it there something radical about free speech? “He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His

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