Archive for October 2018

Zero Squared #174: The Left Through the Looking Glass

Oct 25th, 2018 | By

Terry Newman is currently an MA student in the Media Studies Department at Concordia University in Montreal. She is a Teaching Assistant in Concordia’s Engineering Department and the author of Through the Looking Glass at Concordia University. We’ve started a Zero Books reading group for our patrons. It runs $15 a month on Patreon and

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Zero Squared #173: The Kavanaugh Show Trial

Oct 18th, 2018 | By

Professor Heidi Matthews is Assistant Professor of law at Osgoode Hall Law School, where she Co-Directs the Nathanson Centre on Transnational Human Rights, Crime and Security. In this week’s podcast she stops by to discuss her essay in the conversation “Why the Kavanaugh hearings were a show trial gone bad” We’ve started a Zero Books

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Zero Squared #172: A Swedish Utopia

Oct 11th, 2018 | By

Mir Bal is the host of the A Lost Cause podcast out of Sweden, he is also a former social worker turned barista, an immigrant, and a socialist. He joins the Zero Books podcast in order to discuss immigration to the Swedish Utopia and why the Scandinavian Model really is a worker’s paradise…or maybe that’s

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Symptomatic Redness: Scientific Socialism and Cold Stars

Oct 4th, 2018 | By

Amir of Cold Dark Stars joins C Derick Varn to discuss the over-complexity of capitalism, planning, and understanding dynamic systems. Amir is a Ph.D. student in theoretical astrophysics trying to resist the tyranny of over-specialization. Cold Dark Stars is his notebook for exploring issues concerning society,  philosophy of science,  and capitalism, from a Left perspective

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