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  • Ep 85 - Berning Down The House w/ Hether Fortune
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    Jamie is joined by writer, musician, and leftist shitposter Hether Fortune (@hetherrfortune), formerly of the band Wax Idols, for a recap of their canvassing trip to New Hampshire, which involved seeing Bernie open for the Strokes and starting a riot! Also: the state of the music biz, a bit of girl talk, and Hether spills the tea on why she quit White Lung.

    Check out Hether's music at https://hetherfortune.bandcamp.com/

    Closing song: Lydia Lunch - St. Marks Place

  • Ep 84 - Bernie's Got A Gun w/ Faye Ecklar of the Socialist Rifle Association
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    Jamie speaks with Faye Ecklar (@FayeEcklar), co-founder and VP of the Socialist Rifle Association, about gun control, mutual aid, and why it's a good idea to have an armed left. Find your local SRA chapter at https://socialistra.org!

    Closing song: Nouvelle Vague - Guns of Brixton

  • PREVIEW: Vampire Castle - Blade & Blade II
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    On this episode of Vampire Castle, Jamie and Leslie discuss 'Blade' (1998) and 'Blade II.' (2002). 'Blade: Trinity' can go ice skate uphill.

    Become a patron at patreon.com/theantifada to unlock the full version plus tons of other bonus content!

  • PROLETKULT 6 - Cult vs. Commune w/ Joseph L Flatley + SPACE STRIKE
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    In this episode of the Antifada sideproject about space, sci-fi, the paranormal, and parapolitical, we talk to Joseph L Flatley -- the investigative journalist behind "The So-Called Prophet from Pittsburgh" podcast.

    Through interviews with ex-members, Flatley provides new details about Gabriel of Urantia and his small UFO apocalypse cult in the desert of Tuscon, inspired by psychedelic culture, intentional communities, and a cosmic self-help book of unknown authorship from the twenties. It is a thoroughly "destructive cult," but is there any other kind? We ponder the possibilities through a wide-ranging discussion of Raelianism, Scientology, Posadism, Marxism-Leninism, and the militia movement.

    Stay tuned after the interview for an audio essay about a 1973 strike at Skylab, the Anti-Space movement, Ad Astra, and the Star Wars trilogy!

    Shownotes:

    Follow Joseph L Flatley on Twitter!

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    Audio taken from the Aquarian Concepts episode

    Rael Encourages World Revolution

    Unarius: the "good UFO cult" near San Diego I mentioned

    Closing clip: TaliasVan & The Bright & Morning Star Band • Energy Master

    Interstitial music: Sparks - Tryouts for the Human Race

    The Skylab 4 Mutiny

    Salish Anti-Space Symposium

    Don't Let Them Leave, anti-space zine

    Hannah Arendt - The Conquest of Space and the Stature of Man

    For all back episodes of Proletkult, History is a Weapon, Vampire Castle, Talkin' 'Tina, and Antifada's Real Hours reading series, support us at:

    patreon.com/theantifada

    Other music:

    Gil Scott-Heron - Whitey on the Moon

    John Williams - Ewok Celebration

    Opening music: Giorgio Moroder - Racer

  • Ep 83.2 #linegoesdown w/ @dickophrenic & @postcyborg
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    Hate to break it to ya, but it's about time we talked about political economy. Oh you haven't read all three volumes? Do better.

    In the meantime, Dick and Nate from "A Present State of Relations" blog and Twitter Dot Com join Sean KB to give you all a little primer on those pesky laws of motion of capital.

    Relative surplus value? We got that.

    Organic composition of capital? We got that.

    Tendency of the rate of profit to fall? You better believe we got #linegoesdown

    This is the first of an ongoing series in which you will hear smart and funny people try to explain to you why capitalism is just complete and utter dogshit. This is the second half of the episode, enjoy ;)

    Follow Dick and Nate on twitter and read their blog: https://t.co/ArbMmcCrL1?amp=1

    Start reading Michael Roberts all the time: https://thenextrecession.wordpress.com/

    Outro: International Noise Conspiracy - Enslavement Blues

  • Ep 83.1: #linegoesdown w/ @dickophrenic & @postcyborg
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    Hate to break it to ya, but it's about time we talked about political economy. Oh you haven't read all three volumes? Do better.

    In the meantime, Dick and Nate from "A Present State of Relations" blog and Twitter Dot Com join Sean KB to give you all a little primer on those pesky laws of motion of capital.

    Relative surplus value? We got that.

    Organic composition of capital? We got that.

    Tendency of the rate of profit to fall? You better believe we got #linegoesdown

    This is the first of an ongoing series in which you will hear smart and funny people try to explain to you why capitalism is just complete and utter dogshit. Our conversation was so long that we'll be releasing the concluding portion for free later in the week ;)

    Follow Dick and Nate on twitter and read their blog: https://t.co/ArbMmcCrL1?amp=1

    Start reading Michael Roberts all the time: https://thenextrecession.wordpress.com/

    Outro: The Hives - Die, alright!

  • Antifada's History is a Weapon 6: Utopia 2/2 w/ Matt Christman
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    Matt and Sean continue their discussion of utopian versus scientific socialism in the second half. As we move from the religious communalism of the medieval period to the secular socialism of the 19th century, the limitations of utopian socialism become more clear... and yet the desire to, say, go back to the land... or occupy wall street continue. How do we break from the cycle and build a concrete utopia that can last?

    To listen to this episode and the rest of our bonus content, become a patron at www.patreon.com/theantifada

  • Ep 82 - Denvir's Nuggets w/ Daniel Denvir
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    Jamie is joined by Daniel Denvir (@DanielDenvir), esteemed host of Jacobin's The Dig (aka socialist NPR) to talk about his book "All-American Nativism: How The Bipartisan War On Immigrants Explains Politics As We Know It." In an effort to explain how we got orange man, Denvir traces the history of anti-immigrant politics in the US, paying close attention to the bipartisan consensus that emerged in the 1970s and intensified with NAFTA, only fracturing when the GOP went fully mask off. What have been the material factors driving this? How does decriminalization of migration benefit the working class as a whole? And how should left-populist politicians like you-know-who talk about things like "open borders"? We realize it's like the third episode we've done on this topic, but it's important!

    Outro music: Karen O w/ Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross - Immigrant Song and

    BUY THE BOOK: https://www.versobooks.com/books/2858-all-american-nativism

    Follow @DanielDenvir and @thedigradio, and subscribe to The Dig at www.patreon.com/thedig

  • Antifada's History is a Weapon 6: Utopia w/ Matt Christman
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    In part one of this extended episode on utopian socialism, Sean KB and Matt Christman examine the seeds of the anti-work/pro-leisure impulse from hobos to harlots to Hussites.

    Where does the drive for an autonomous, collective communal existence come from? How has religion been a catalyst for envisioning utopia in heaven and on earth? In what ways did Christianity and capitalism give rise to the fractious movements that challenged the entire social order? And how did these revolts prefigure the rise of a more, shall we say, scientific socialism?

    To access this great content and more, become a patron at www.patreon.com/theantifada

    Part two on labor phalanxes, back-to-the-land and Occupy Wall Street next week!

  • UNLOCKED: History is a Weapon #4 - Pivotal Decade (1970s) w/ Matt Christman part 2
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    In anticipation of HIAW 6 (out this week for patrons!) we are releasing for the public the second half of this episode.

    Matt and Sean finish this extended look into the 1970s by answering the questions: Why did Carterism (spoiler alert!) fall apart over its internal contradictions? Where have the politics of personal virtue taken us? Why was Reagan the man of the hour and why was Clintonism his enduring achievement? How did neoliberalism become the economic consensus and what the hell is happening now that its entire political and economic edifice is collapsing?

    All will be revealed herein. The boys may have been tipsy off Tecate, but you'll need to pack that bong for a big old rip as 500 years of *systemic cycles of accumulation* are synthesized to make sense of this current pivotal decade that echoes so much of what happened in the '70s.