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Inside Zero Books #47: Nagle Responds to Critics (preview)

Sep 24th, 2017 | By

This episode of Inside Zero Books features a conversation with Kill All Normies author Angela Nagle. We discuss the seeming willful misreadings of her book and the outsized influence twitter warriors seem to have on purportedly “socialist” or “Marxist” periodicals. In the weeks to come more of this conversation will be released through the main

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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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Zero Squared #123: Gaffney Called Out

Aug 31st, 2017 | By

Frankie Gaffney is the guest this week, and he’s the author of the novel Dublin Seven and a writer for the Irish Times, the Dublin Inquirer, Broadsheet and many other publications. In May this year, he wrote a piece for the Irish Times entitled Identity Politics is Utterly Ineffective at Anything Other than Dividing People

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Inside Zero Books #43: Free Associating with Vakhtang Gomelauri

Aug 28th, 2017 | By

Vakhtang Gomelauri is a therapist and self-proclaimed psychoanalyst working in NYC who is influenced by the ideas of the Jacques Lacan and this week Inside Zero Books is a continuation of our conversation about Television by Jacques Lacan. From Amazon’s description of the book: For anyone hoping to understand the institutionalization of Freudian thought and

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Zero Squared #122: Lacan’s Television

Aug 25th, 2017 | By

Vakhtang Gomelauri is a therapist and self-proclaimed psychoanalyst working in NYC who is influenced by the ideas of the Jacques Lacan and this week he’s stopped by to discuss the book Television by Jacques Lacan, and the televised broadcast that the book is based on. If you’re looking for a book to help you understand

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Inside Zero Books #42: More on Liberal Values

Aug 20th, 2017 | By

This week’s Inside Zero Books is part two of a conversation about Liberal Values with Derrick Varn. C Derick Varn is a reader at Zero Books, a University lecturer and teacher, a poet, and a frequent guest on this podcast and many others. This week we continue our discussion the contradictions in liberalism and debate

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