Archive for May 2018

Zero Squared #156: The Revolutions of 1848

May 30th, 2018 | By

Pam Nogales is a PhD History Candidate at New York University, a member of the Platypus Affiliated Society, and a co-host of the Shit Platypus Says podcast, and she stops by the Zero Books podcast this week to discuss the revolutions of 1848 and the leftist tradition. Zero Books will be hosting three-panel discussions at

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Angela Nagle’s Statement Regarding the Daily Beast

May 26th, 2018 | By

[Despite the byline on this blog post, what follows is a statement from Angela Nagle.-Douglas Lain] Since the publication of Davis’s hit piece, the editors at The Daily Beast have added a note at the end admitting that there was, in fact, no ‘verbatim’ copying. However if this admission is true, the central claim of

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Zero Squared #155: On Hypermodernity

May 23rd, 2018 | By

John David Ebert is the author of nearly 20 books, a youtuber responsible for over 500 videos on philosophy, and a blogger at This week he is also the guest on this podcast. We discuss his essay On Hypermodernity. We want to encourage you to check out Angela Nagle’s Kill All Normies. It is

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Our Response to Charles Davis’ Attack on Angela Nagle

May 22nd, 2018 | By

In response to the recent allegation from Charles Davis at the Daily Beast, we want to make it clear that we are resolutely behind Angela Nagle and are proud to have published Kill All Normies. Davis alleged that she committed plagiarism but his examples only demonstrate that his repeated central claim that she lifted passages

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Inside Zero Books #71: Comedian Jake Flores’ visit from Homeland Security

May 20th, 2018 | By

Stand-up comic Jake Flores tweeted out a joke thread about killing ICE officers and got a visit from Homeland Security who were not so amused. Jake stops by to tell the tale of his visit and reflect on the question of free speech in America. From Jake’s webpage: Jake Flores was born in Austin TX

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Zero Squared #154: Sam Harris, Race Science, and Nerd Logic

May 17th, 2018 | By

Michael Brooks is the co-host of the Majority Report and the host of The Michael Brooks Show and this week he’s returning to the Zero Books podcast to discuss a debate between Sam Harris and Ezra Klein. The debate about “racism, identity politics, intellectual honesty, and the controversy over Harris’s podcast with Charles Murray” was

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Alternatives: Interview with Eric Wilson

May 12th, 2018 | By

Eric Wilson is the author of The Republic of Cthulhu and the guest on this special edition of Alternatives. Alternatives is a monthly podcast that you’ll usually find on the Inside Zero Books patreon feed. This episode is being released on all of the Zero Books feeds in an effort to entice people to support

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Zero Squared #153: Syria and the Kurds

May 9th, 2018 | By

Dr. Bajalan is a historian of the Middle East specializing in issues pertaining nationalism in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Dr. Bajalan also serves on the editorial board of the journal Kurdish Studies and publications including Turkeyscope, Jacobin, OpenDemocracy, and Jadaliyya have featured his commentary on present-day Middle Eastern affairs. He is the

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Zero Books #152: CGI Animation and the Death of the Real

May 2nd, 2018 | By

Deborah Levitt is Assistant Professor of Culture and Media Studies at Eugene Lang College, The New School. Her publications include an essay on media and biopolitics in The Work of Giorgio Agamben: Law, Literature, Life (Edinburgh University Press 2008) and the Animatic Apparatus which is out now from Zero Books. In this interview, we discuss

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