Posts Tagged ‘ socialism ’

Zero Squared #178: The American Left Tradition

Nov 22nd, 2018 | By

Harvey J Kaye is currently the Director of the Center for History and Social Change at the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay. He is the author of The Fight for the Four Freedoms, Thomas Paine and the Promise of America, “Why do Ruling Classes Fear History” and Other Questions and many other books, including one that

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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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Zero Squared #171: Pssst…Socialists Oppose Reaction

Sep 27th, 2018 | By

The following podcast was recorded at the request of a former Zero Books author named Nicolas Hausdorf after I mentioned on my blog that, in light of the positions he’d taken in essays written for a reactionary online journal, that we would no longer be publishing his work. In 2015 we published Nicolas Hausdorf’s book

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Zero Squared #169: #MeToo Heresy?

Sep 13th, 2018 | By

Aimee Terese is a socialist, a law student, the co-host of the Dead Pundits Society, and a #Metoo heretic. She is also the guest on this week’s episode of Zero Squared. I want to remind listeners that Zero Books produces two podcasts every week, one for free and one for people who support us on

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Symptomatic Redness: Michael Brooks and Derick Varn

Sep 9th, 2018 | By

This week’s Symptomatic Redness features Michael Brooks and C Derick Varn as they debate and discuss the American radical left under Trump. Should the left turn to the democrats again? If not, what realistic opportunities or strategies might we take up? If so, is the DSA the best chance for reshaping or shifting the course

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Zero Squared #168: Chapo on Libtards, Logic, and Revolution

Sep 6th, 2018 | By

Virgil Texas and Matt Christman are two of the five co-hosts from the hugely popular leftist podcast Chapo Trap House and they stopped by the Zero Books podcast this week to discuss their new book The Chapo Guide to Revolution: A Manifesto Against Logic, Facts and Reason. Like Chapo, Zero Books has a Patreon. Unlike

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Zero Squared #163: Prospect for a Left Politics

Aug 2nd, 2018 | By

Chris Cutrone is a member of the Platypus Affiliated Society, a professor at The School of Art Institute of Chicago, and a returning guest to the Zero Books podcast. He is the author of a controversial essay entitled “Why Not Trump.” The piece was a half-hearted endorsement of Trump as the better adversary for the

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Zero Squared #161: The Meaning of Trump

Jul 12th, 2018 | By

Brian Culkin is the guest this week. Culkin is a writer, theorist, and film director. His films include the feature length documentary ‘The Mission’ and the short film ‘Voices.’ His books include Postscript on Boxing and,  the Meaning of Trump which is out now from Zero Books. I want to thank Nathaniel L, Jeff B,

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