Fresh audio product: Mark Fisher and climate austerity

Just added to my radio archive (click on date for link): August 25, 2022 Matt Colquhoun talks about Mark Fisher on the reissue of his essay collection Ghosts of My Life, and Matt Huber, author of this review, criticizes the climate austerity camp

Fresh audio product: nuclear power and the Russian & Ukrainian ruling classes

Just added to my radio archive (click on date for link): August 11, 2022 Leigh Phillips on why nuclear power has to be part of any serious decarbonization program • Volodymyr Ishchenko on Putin’s invasion of Ukraine as part of a bid to consolidate power, and how the ruling classes of both countries are political capitalists of a sort unknown in the West

Fresh audio product: reining in the cops, the limits to sensitive money management

Just added to my radio archive (click on date for link): June 30, 2022 George Maher, author of A World Without Police, on the movement to defund and eventually abolish the cops • Tariq Fancy, author of this series of articles, on the (severe) limits to using finance to fix the climate

Fresh audio product: climate and abortion

Just added to my radio archive (click on date for link): May 12, 2022 Matthew Huber, author of Climate Change as Class War, explains why the environmental movement needs to take class and production more seriously •  Adam Kotsko explores why evangelicals are so obsessed with abortion

Fresh audio product: global reconfiguration and nukes

Just added to my radio archive (click on date for link): April 7, 2022 Vijay Prashad on the reconfigurations of global power prompted by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine • Charles Komanoff, author of this Nation article, on why it’s a bad idea to shut nuclear power plants

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Just added to my radio archive (click on date for link): March 3, 2022 Anatol Lieven on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine • Alyssa Giachino and Derek Seidman, among the authors of this report, on private equity and fossil fuels

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Just added to my radio archive (click on date for link): November 18, 2021 Christina Gerhardt on the COP26 climate summit • Mike Lofgren on the dangers of Steve Bannon’s war on the administrative state (article here)

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Just added to my radio archive (click on date for link): August 5, 2021 Sean Jacobs and William Shoki of Africa Is a Country on riots in South Africa and the long trajectory of the ANC • Max Krahé, author of this report for the Belgian sovereign wealth fund, on the need for central planning to cope with the climate crisis (FT article here)

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Just added to my radio archive (click on date for link): February 25, 2021 Mike Lofgren on the cultural devolution of the right (article here) • Gustavo Gordillo and Brandon Tizol of DSA’s public power campaign on socializing electricity

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Just added to my radio archive (click on date for link): January 28, 2021 Sarah Buehler, a British Columbia-based climate activist, on the Keystone Pipeline and Biden’s climate policy • Chris Maisano, author of this article, on the work of Leo Panitch