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Jacobin Radio
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News, politics, history, culture, and more from Jacobin. Featuring The Dig, Long Reads, Behind the News, Jacobin Radio w/ Suzi Weissman, Michael... more

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Episodes

Jacobin Radio: World Cup Controversy w/ David Goldblatt

Suzi talks to Alan Minsky and Meleiza Figueroa, creators and hosts of The People’s Game podcast, to get their unique... more

03 Dec 2022 · 57 minutes
Dig: Founding Finance with William Hogeland

Astra Taylor interviews William Hogeland on his book Founding Finance: How Debt, Speculation, Foreclosures, Protests, and Crackdowns Made Us a... more

02 Dec 2022 · 1 hour, 41 minutes
Michael and Us: God and Country

Released shortly before the attack on Pearl Harbor, Howard Hawks' SERGEANT YORK (1941) was an attempt to rouse popular support... more

30 Nov 2022 · 43 minutes
Behind the News: COP27 w/ Tina Gerhardt

Tina Gerhardt discusses the COP27 climate conference. Lyle Jeremy Rubin, author of Pain Is Weakness Leaving the Body, speaks about... more

29 Nov 2022 · 53 minutes
Jacobin Radio w/ Suzi Weissman: War Report w/ Jeremy Bigwood

Suzi talks to Jeremy Bigwood, investigative journalist, researcher, and photojournalist, about his observations and perceptions of Russia, where he has... more

28 Nov 2022 · 57 minutes
Dig: The "Woke Mob" Made Them MAGA?

Featuring Daniel Denvir on the Citations Needed podcast (as guest, not host) debunking the argument that "woke mobs" (liberal or... more

23 Nov 2022 · 37 minutes
Long Reads: Jonathan Wilson on Football, Money, and Power

The World Cup is beginning this week in Qatar. The biggest sporting event on the planet is taking place this... more

22 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Behind the News: Election Debrief w/ Jodi Dean

Jodi Dean analyzes the political landscape in the wake of last week’s election. Tobias Hübinette, author of a recent Boston... more

21 Nov 2022 · 53 minutes
Dig: Iran, 1997-2022. Reform, Reaction, and Crisis

Featuring Eskandar Sadeghi-Boroujerdi and Golnar Nikpour on the history of modern Iran. This is the fifth and final episode in... more

18 Nov 2022 · 2 hours,
Dig: Iran, 1979-1997. Islamic Republic, War, and Thermidor

Featuring Eskandar Sadeghi-Boroujerdi and Golnar Nikpour on the history of modern Iran. This is the fourth episode in what is... more

15 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 23 minutes
Behind the News: Bibi's Return w/ Joel Schalit

Joel Schalit on the return of Bibi Netanyahu in Israel, now in coalition with the religious right. Mohammad Salemy on... more

14 Nov 2022 · 53 minutes
Michael and Us: The Silent Majority

We finally felt lucky enough to discuss the granddaddy of right-wing law-and-order movies, DIRTY HARRY (1971). One thing is for... more

10 Nov 2022 · 52 minutes
Behind the News: Elections in Brazil & Protests in Iran

Political economist Alfredo Saad-Filho discusses the Brazilian elections. Then, Mina Khani and Mohammad Salemy look at the ongoing, women-led uprising... more

08 Nov 2022 · 53 minutes
Dig: Iran, 1953-1979. From the Shah to Islamic Revolution

Featuring Eskandar Sadeghi-Boroujerdi and Golnar Nikpour on the history of modern Iran. This is the third episode in our four-part... more

07 Nov 2022 · 2 hours, 24 minutes
Long Reads: Aaron Benanav on Automation and the Long Downturn

Science fiction has traditionally depicted a robot takeover as a conscious bid for global domination by our mechanical offspring. From... more

07 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Michael and Us: Decision Points

Adam McKay's VICE (2018) sought to give Dick Cheney the full reckoning for his crimes through art that he will... more

04 Nov 2022 · 53 minutes
Dig: Iran, 1941-1953. Tudeh, Mosaddegh, Oil, and the CIA-MI6 Coup

Featuring Eskandar Sadeghi-Boroujerdi and Golnar Nikpour on the history of modern Iran. This is the second episode in our four-part... more

01 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 50 minutes
Behind the News: The New New Left w/ Raina Lipsitz

Jamieson Webster, author of a recent opinion piece in the Times, examines what severe psychological distress among adolescents is telling... more

01 Nov 2022 · 53 minutes
Jacobin Radio w/ Suzi Weissman: The Long War in Ukraine

Suzi talks to Michael Cox, Cold War and International Relations expert, about his forthcoming article in Critique, “In the shadow... more

28 Oct 2022 · 54 minutes
Michael and Us: Head, Hand, Heart

In a distant future, a privileged ruling class lives in a city fueled by an invisible army of workers who... more

28 Oct 2022 · 46 minutes
Dig: Iran, 1906-1941 w/ Eskandar Sadeghi & Golnar Nikpour

This episode is the first in a four-part series on the history of modern Iran, from 1906 through the present.... more

27 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 31 minutes
Behind the News: Saudi Oil w/ Annelle Sheline

Annelle Sheline of the Quincy Institute explains why Saudi Arabia cut its oil production dramatically. James Meadway, former adviser to... more

24 Oct 2022 · 53 minutes
Jacobin Show: A Bigger, Better Left w/ Jane McAlevey

This is sadly our final episode of the Jacobin Show. We're joined by labor organizer and author Jane McAlevey to... more

21 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 29 minutes
Jacobin Radio w/ Suzi Weissman: Protest in Iran

Suzi talks to Iranian scholar and activist Yassamine Mather about the growing protest movement in Iran, sparked by the brutal... more

19 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Michael and Us: The Gondola Song

We discuss death, bureaucracy, and postwar Japan in Akira Kurosawa's masterpiece IKIRU (1952). PLUS: Everything you always wanted to know... more

19 Oct 2022 · 54 minutes
Long Reads: Antony Lerman on Antisemitism, Israel, and the Left

The question of how to define antisemitism has become a major political controversy. Many leading political figures, including Benjamin Netanyahu,... more

18 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Dig: Conspiracy of Equals w/ Laura Mason

Featuring Laura Mason on her book The Last Revolutionaries: The Conspiracy Trial of Gracchus Babeuf and the Equals. Mason discusses... more

18 Oct 2022 · 2 hours, 17 minutes
Behind the News: Saving the Earth

Doug speaks with Troy Vettese and Drew Pendergrass, authors of Half-Earth Socialism, about their scheme to save the world.Behind the... more

17 Oct 2022 · 53 minutes
Special: Adam Tooze on Inflation and the Cost-of-Living Crisis

On the occasion of Jacobin's "Inflation" issue release party, Samir Sonti interviewed historian Adam Tooze at the Mayday Space in... more

14 Oct 2022 · 49 minutes
A World to Win: Mussolini's Shadow w/ David Broder

Grace speaks to historian David Broder about Italian fascism following the recent elections in which the Italian far-right party led... more

13 Oct 2022 · 38 minutes
Jacobin Show: Lula's Road to Power

Sabrina Fernades, Alex Hochuli, and Ben Fogel join us for a major overview and analysis of the state of the... more

13 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 45 minutes
Michael and Us: Learn to Code

In 2015, three American armed forces vets foiled an attack on a train to Paris. Three years later, Clint Eastwood... more

11 Oct 2022 · 49 minutes
Dig: Europe w/ Anton Jäger & Dominik Leusder

Featuring Anton Jäger and Dominik Leusder on Europe and the European Union from the crises of social democratic welfare states... more

10 Oct 2022 · 2 hours, 23 minutes
Jacobin Show: Privatization of Everything w/ Donald Cohen

We're joined by Donald Cohen, executive director of the policy organization In The Public Interest, to discuss his new book... more

07 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 16 minutes
Jacobin Radio w/ Suzi Weissman: Nuclear Blackmail w/ Ilya Matveev

Suzi talks to Ilya Matveev about Russia's destructive war on Ukraine, now at a critical juncture. Putin has annexed four... more

05 Oct 2022 · 51 minutes
Behind the News: Ukraine Horror w/ Anatol Lieven

Doug interviews Anatol Lieven on the horror in Ukraine and diminishing chances for peace. Anne Rumberger, author of a recent... more

04 Oct 2022 · 53 minutes
Michael and Us: I'm Not Mad

The new documentary series UNPRECEDENTED (2022) seeks to offer an unfiltered look at the Trump family in the weeks before... more

03 Oct 2022 · 50 minutes
Dig: On the Line w/ Daisy Pitkin

Featuring Daisy Pitkin on her book On the Line: A Story of Class, Solidarity, and Two Women's Epic Fight to... more

02 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 50 minutes
Jacobin Show: Italian Fascism w/ David Broder

Alex Gourevitch joins us to discuss his recent Catalyst essay that assesses the possibilities and limits of a post-work socialist... more

30 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 45 minutes
A World to Win: Internet Enclosure w/ Ben Tarnoff

This week, Grace speaks to Ben Tarnoff, author of Internet for the People. They talk about the origins of the... more

29 Sep 2022 · 42 minutes
Behind the News: Barbara Ehrenreich Remembered

A memorial to Barbara Ehrenreich, who died at 81 on September 1, featuring three Behind the News interviews with her... more

27 Sep 2022 · 52 minutes
Michael and Us: Penn and Paintbrush

Libertarian magicians Penn & Teller turn their gaze to the art world in TIM'S VERMEER (2013), a documentary that attempts... more

26 Sep 2022 · 51 minutes
Dig: Taming Free Speech w/ Laura Weinrib

Featuring Laura Weinrib on The Taming of Free Speech: America’s Civil Liberties Compromise. Did you know that the ACLU was... more

25 Sep 2022 · 2 hours, 15 minutes
Long Reads: Elizabeth Schmidt on Somalia and the Superpowers

Elizabeth Schmidt joins Long Reads for a discussion about Somalia's modern history of politics, crisis, and foreign intervention. Elizabeth is... more

24 Sep 2022 · 47 minutes
Jacobin Show: Can We Red the Fed? w/ Samir Sonti

Samir Sonti joins us to talk about why the Federal Reserve has so much power over the economy and why... more

22 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 24 minutes
A World to Win: Seizing the State w/ Ruth Wilson Gilmore

Grace speaks to Ruth Wilson Gilmore, prison abolitionist, scholar, and professor of geography at the City University of New York.... more

21 Sep 2022 · 49 minutes
Jacobin Radio w/ Suzi Weissman: Rail Worker Struggle w/ Nelson Lichtenstein

Suzi talks to UCSB labor historian Nelson Lichtenstein to get his analysis of the impending rail strike and the tentative... more

20 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 16 minutes
Michael and Us: Coronation Training Montage

We mark Queen Elizabeth's passing by looking at towering work of royalist kitsch, THE KING'S SPEECH (2010). We discuss how... more

19 Sep 2022 · 43 minutes
Behind the News: Pain and Power w/ Arielle Angel

Doug discusses child poverty: How much was it down, really? Then Mario Pino offers another view of the Chilean constitutional... more

19 Sep 2022 · 53 minutes
Dig: Emancipation Circuit w/ Thulani Davis

Featuring Thulani Davis on The Emancipation Circuit: Black Activism Forging a Culture of Freedom, a monumental history of freedpeople organizing... more

18 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 46 minutes
Jacobin Radio w/ Suzi Weissman: Chile Rejects New Constitution

Suzi talks to Pablo Abufom  and Oscar Mendoza to get their analysis of the monumental defeat in Chile on Sunday, September 4, when Chileans went... more

16 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Jacobin Show: Is Culture Dead? w/ Catherine Liu & Eileen Jones

We're joined by the left's preeminent cultural critics, Catherine Liu and Eileen Jones, to assess why cultural production is so... more

15 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 46 minutes
Behind the News: Challenges in Chile w/ Antonia Atria

Chilean political activist Antonia Atria explains why that country’s voters rejected a proposed new constitution. Juliana Fredman, a public interest... more

12 Sep 2022 · 53 minutes
Dig: Ruth Wilson Gilmore, Robin Kelley, and Olúfẹ́mi Táíwò

Featuring Olúfẹ́mi Táíwò, Robin D.G. Kelley, and Ruth Wilson Gilmore on racial capitalism, intergenerational organizing, internationalism, and a whole lot... more

10 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 35 minutes
Long Reads: Deepa Kumar on Islamophobia and Empire (Part 2)

Deepa Kumar returns to Long Reads for a discussion about imperial militarism and its relationship to Islamophobic bigotry. Deepa is... more

10 Sep 2022 · 45 minutes
Behind the News: State Prison w/ Wanda Bertram

Wanda Bertram of the Prison Policy Initiative joins to discuss the demographics of the million people in state prisons (with... more

08 Sep 2022 · 53 minutes
Michael and Us: In Old Brazil w/ Violet Lucca

One of the key films of Brazil's Cinema Novo movement, Glauber Rocha's masterpiece TERRA EM TRANSE aka ENTRANCED EARTH (1967)... more

06 Sep 2022 · 39 minutes
A World to Win: All Work, No Play

Grace is joined by Mareile Pfannebecker and James A. Smith to discuss their book Work Want Work: Labour and Desire at the End of Capitalism.... more

06 Sep 2022 · 48 minutes
Dig: The Sahel w/ Rahmane Idrissa

Featuring Rahmane Idrissa on Mali, Niger, and Burkina Faso. The region has been beset by jihadist insurgencies and, in the... more

02 Sep 2022 · 2 hours, 14 minutes
Jacobin Show: Confronting Capitalism w/ Vivek Chibber

Vivek Chibber, author of Confronting Capitalism, joins Jen Pan to explain what we can learn from both the Bolshevik and... more

01 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 29 minutes
Behind the News: Mark Fisher's Legacy w/ Matt Colquhoun

Matt Colquhoun talks about Mark Fisher on the reissue of his essay collection Ghosts of My Life. Then Matt Huber,... more

30 Aug 2022 · 53 minutes
A World to Win: Parliamentary Socialism w/ Andrew Murray

This week, Grace talks to Andrew Murray, former chair of the Stop the War Coalition, former chief of staff at... more

29 Aug 2022 · 53 minutes
Michael and Us: Alex's War

The new documentary ALEX'S WAR (2022) seeks to "look past the caricature" of the Infowars gadfly Alex Jones. Your hosts... more

29 Aug 2022 · 57 minutes
Long Reads: Deepa Kumar on Islamophobia and Empire (Part 1)

Deepa Kumar joins Long Reads for a discussion about imperial militarism and its relationship to Islamophobic bigotry. Deepa is a... more

28 Aug 2022 · 52 minutes
Dig: A History of Neoliberalism w/ Quinn Slobodian

Featuring Quinn Slobodian on his book Globalists: The End of Empire and the Birth of Neoliberalism. The story of neoliberalism’s... more

27 Aug 2022 · 2 hours, 16 minutes
Jacobin Show: New Deal Order w/ Gary Gerstle

Historian Gary Gerstle joins us to discuss what gave rise to the New Deal political order, the role that global... more

26 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 20 minutes
Behind the News: Crisis in Sri Lanka w/ Indrajit Samarajiva

Doug is joined by David Palumbo-Liu to discuss the politics of Stanford University and its infamous alum, Peter Thiel. We... more

25 Aug 2022 · 53 minutes
Special: Howard Zinn's 1969 Speech Against the Vietnam War

On October 15th, 1969, over 100,000 people gathered on Boston Common for the Moratorium to End the War in Vietnam.... more

24 Aug 2022 · 23 minutes
A World to Win: Left Bloc w/ James Schneider

Grace is joined by James Schneider, former Head of Strategic Communications for Jeremy Corbyn and the co-founder of Momentum, to... more

21 Aug 2022 · 47 minutes
Dig: Worldmaking after Empire w/ Adom Getachew

Featuring Adom Getachew on the story of how decolonization struggles across the Black Atlantic tried to not only cast off... more

19 Aug 2022 · 2 hours,
Jacobin Show: US Empire in Withdrawal? w/ Noam Chomsky & Vijay Prashad

Noam Chomsky and Vijay Prashad, two of the left's most brilliant critics of US empire, sit down with Jacobin Show's... more

18 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 50 minutes
Michael and Us: A Vast and Ecumenical Holding Company

Our Superdelegate patron tier was mad as hell that we hadn't yet discussed Sidney Lumet and Paddy Chayefsky's NETWORK (1976)... more

17 Aug 2022 · 44 minutes
Behind the News: Nuclear Options w/ Leigh Phillips

Doug interviews Leigh Phillips on why nuclear power has to be part of any serious decarbonization program. Volodymyr Ishchenko discusses... more

16 Aug 2022 · 53 minutes
Jacobin Radio w/ Suzi Weissman: Economic Weirdness w/ Robert Brenner

Suzi talks to economic historian Robert Brenner to get his understanding of this strange economic moment. What makes it strange?... more

15 Aug 2022 · 50 minutes
Long Reads: Dina Khoury on the US Destruction of Iraq (Part 2)

Dina Khoury joins Long Reads for the second in a two-part conversation about Iraq since the US occupation. Dina is... more

13 Aug 2022 · 51 minutes
Dig: Britain After Empire w/ Kojo Koram

Featuring Kojo Koram on his brilliant book Uncommon Wealth: Britain and the Aftermath of Empire. How neoliberalism reorganized colonial capitalist... more

12 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 54 minutes
Jacobin Show: The Logic of Capital w/ Deepankar Basu

Cale Brooks and Jen Pan discuss what is in the Inflation Reduction Act, the dregs of Biden’s Build Back Better... more

12 Aug 2022 · 2 hours, 1 minute
A World to Win: The Folly of Green Capitalism w/ Adrienne Buller

This week, Grace speaks to Adrienne Buller, author of The Value of a Whale: On the Illusions of Green Capitalism.... more

10 Aug 2022 · 48 minutes
Behind the News: Ruling-Class 'Chums' w/ Simon Kuper

Doug speaks with Simon Kuper, Financial Times columnist and author of Chums, on the upper-class caste that’s been ruling Britain... more

10 Aug 2022 · 53 minutes
Michael and Us: Omni Consumer Products

Many movies in the 1980s depicted American urban landscapes as lawless hellholes, but Paul Verhoeven's ROBOCOP (1987) was unique for... more

09 Aug 2022 · 37 minutes
A World to Win: Tory Chaos w/ Phil Burton-Cartledge

This week, Grace speaks to Phil Burton-Cartledge, author of Falling Down: The Conservative Party and the Decline of Tory Britain,... more

05 Aug 2022 · 32 minutes
Jacobin Show: Brandon, Can You Spare a Dime? w/ Matt Huber

This week on The Jacobin Show, Jen Pan and Cale Brooks discuss America's pitiful "industrial policy," Paul Prescod discusses the... more

04 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 29 minutes
Michael and Us: Tornado, Earthquake, or Godzilla? w/ Justin Decloux

In 1984, Godzilla rose from Tokyo Bay for the first time in nine years for THE RETURN OF GODZILLA. In... more

02 Aug 2022 · 45 minutes
Behind the News: Technocracy in Italy w/ Paolo Gerbaudo

Doug interviews Paolo Gerbaudo on the failure of technocracy and the imminence of right-wing rule in Italy. Then Chris Bohner,... more

01 Aug 2022 · 53 minutes
Dig: Dead Generations w/ Matt Christman

Featuring Matt Christman on how American history brought us to this awful present.Support this podcast at Patreon.com/TheDig  Hosted on Acast.... more

30 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 35 minutes
Long Reads: Dina Khoury on the US Destruction of Iraq (Part 1)

Dina Khoury joins Long Reads for a two-part conversation about Iraq since the US occupation. Dina is a historian of... more

30 Jul 2022 · 51 minutes
Jacobin Radio w/ Suzi Weissman: A View From Ukraine w/ Bohdan Krawchenko

Suzi talks to Ukrainian expert Bohdan Krawchenko, just back from Kyiv, to get his perspective of the state of Russia’s... more

29 Jul 2022 · 55 minutes
Jacobin Show: Du Bois's Legacy w/ Jeff Goodwin

This week's episode of The Jacobin Show tackles Du Bois's legacy as an analyst of class domination in America, whether... more

29 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 35 minutes
Behind the News: War on Public Education w/ Jennifer Berkshire

Jennifer Berkshire discusses Pete Hegseth, Christopher Rufo, and the right’s latest fronts in their war on public education. Then, Peter... more

26 Jul 2022 · 53 minutes
Michael and Us: Fear and Loathing in San Francisco

Alexandra Pelosi strikes again! In her documentary SAN FRANCISCO 2.0 (2015), the political scion turns her attention to her home... more

25 Jul 2022 · 44 minutes
Jacobin Show: Chile's Resurgent Left w/ René Rojas

Cale, filling in for Jen, speaks with Ben Burgis about how the left should navigate periods of defeat. Benjamin Fogel... more

21 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 41 minutes
A World to Win: Inequality Matters w/ Mike Savage

This week, Grace speaks to Mike Savage, author of The Return of Inequality: Social Change and the Weight of the Past.... more

21 Jul 2022 · 47 minutes
Dig: How Capitalism Works w/ Nancy Fraser

Featuring Nancy Fraser on why a total analysis of capitalism requires taking Marxism beyond a narrowly economistic view: what everyday... more

18 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 19 minutes
Behind the News: Contradictions of Afropessimism w/ José Sanchez

Erik Baker, author of a recent article for Bias magazine, joins Doug for another look at the latest Behind the... more

18 Jul 2022 · 53 minutes
Long Reads: Adrienne Buller on the Rise of Asset-Manager Capitalism

Adrienne Buller joins Long Reads for a discussion about "asset-manager capitalism" and the climate crisis. Adrienne is senior research fellow... more

16 Jul 2022 · 43 minutes
Jacobin Show: Anti-Imperialism & Socialism w/ Aziz Rana

Paul Prescod explains how the rise and fall of the black middle class was set to the fortunes of the... more

15 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 35 minutes
Behind the News: The Abortion Struggle w/ Jenny Brown

Doug speaks with Jenny Brown of National Women’s Liberation (and author of Without Apology and Birth Strike) on the early... more

14 Jul 2022 · 53 minutes
A World to Win: The War on Tenants w/ Vicky Spratt

This week, Grace speaks to Vicky Spratt, author of the book Tenants: The People on the Frontline of Britain’s Housing... more

13 Jul 2022 · 33 minutes
Michael and Us: Always Be Closing

Before he was an archconservative, David Mamet wrote a great play and movie about a group of salesmen grinding in... more

12 Jul 2022 · 46 minutes
Jacobin Radio: The End of Boris w/ Tariq Ali

Suzi talks to Dean of Berkeley School of Law Erwin Chemerinsky about the just completed Supreme Court term, handing down... more

11 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Dig: It's Still Capitalism w/ Evgeny Morozov

Featuring Evgeny Morozov on his essay "Critique of Techno-Feudal Reason." Thinkers from the Marxist left all the way to the... more

08 Jul 2022 · 2 hours, 33 minutes
Michael and Us: The Forrest Gump Episode

It's an extremely discouraging political moment for our neighbors in the United States, so we decided the time was right... more

06 Jul 2022 · 58 minutes
Behind the News: Making Cops Obsolete w/ Geo Maher

Doug speaks with Geo Maher, author of A World Without Police, on the movement to defund and eventually abolish the... more

05 Jul 2022 · 53 minutes
A World to Win: Rail Strike! w/ Eddie Dempsey

This week, Grace speaks to Eddie Dempsey, Senior Assistant General Secretary of the RMT, about the strike action being taken... more

03 Jul 2022 · 35 minutes
Long Reads: Helena Sheehan on Marxism and the Scientific Revolution

The COVID-19 pandemic has reminded us how badly we need to understand the links between science, politics, and commercial interests.... more

02 Jul 2022 · 39 minutes
Dig: Identity, Power, and Speech w/ Olúfẹ́mi Táíwò

Featuring Olúfẹ́mi Táíwò on his essay "Being-in-the-Room Privilege: Elite Capture and Epistemic Deference," an interview first posted in December 2020.... more

01 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 45 minutes
Jacobin Radio w/ Suzi Weissman: Colombia w/ Forrest Hylton

Suzi talks to Forrest Hylton about Gustavo Petro’s historic victory in Colombia’s June 19 Presidential Election. Historic because it is... more

01 Jul 2022 · 51 minutes
Jacobin Show: Neoliberalism and Depoliticization w/ Felix Biederman & Gary Gerstle

This week Jen Pan sits down with professor Gary Gerstle to discuss how the neoliberal order came into being and... more

01 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 29 minutes
Michael and Us: Socialism with Disneyan Characteristics

The Buzz Lightyear origin movie LIGHTYEAR (2022) has become a cultural lightning-rod in the right-wing moral panic over "grooming." We... more

30 Jun 2022 · 36 minutes
Behind the News: Middle-Class Myths w/ David Roediger

Doug interviews David Roediger, author of The Sinking Middle Class, on the uses of that term in US politics. Then,... more

27 Jun 2022 · 53 minutes
Dig: In This House w/ Jared Clemons

Political scientist Jared Clemons on feckless liberal anti-racism: how In This House We Believe racial liberalism leaves racial capitalism's inequalities... more

24 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 33 minutes
Jacobin Show: Is a Recession Coming? w/ Richard Wolff & Bhaskar Sunkara

Jen Pan speaks with Bhaskar Sunkara on what kind of politics a socialist successor to Bernie should push for. Then... more

23 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 47 minutes
Behind the News: A Deep History of Racial Inequality w/ Ellora Derenoncourt

Doug speaks with Ellora Derenoncourt, co-author of a National Bureau of Economic Research paper about the racial wealth gap from... more

22 Jun 2022 · 53 minutes
Michael and Us: Metaverse of Madness

Long before the "metaverse" loomed over us, David Cronenberg's EXISTENZ (1999) imagined a completely immersive virtual environment that is even... more

21 Jun 2022 · 42 minutes
Dig: The American Right w/ Matthew Sitman and Sam Adler-Bell

Know Your Enemy hosts Matthew Sitman and Sam Adler-Bell on terrifyingly protean right-wing American politics.Check out our newsletter: thedigradio.com/newsletterRead James... more

18 Jun 2022 · 2 hours, 30 minutes
Long Reads: Esther Leslie on Walter Benjamin's Messianic Marxism

Esther Leslie joins Long Reads for a discussion about Walter Benjamin, one of the most influential cultural theorists of the... more

18 Jun 2022 · 48 minutes
Jacobin Show: Crime and Punishment w/ Ana Kasparian & Nando Vila

Jen Pan interviews Will Sommer on the Capitol riots, QAnon, and the influence of far right extremist groups on Republican... more

17 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
A World to Win: Half-Earth Socialism w/ Troy Vettese and Drew Pendergrass

This week, Grace speaks to Troy Vettese and Drew Pendergrass about their book Half-Earth Socialism. They discuss the problems with... more

16 Jun 2022 · 50 minutes
Jacobin Radio w/ Suzi Weissman: Failures of the New Democrats w/ Lily Geismer

Suzi talks to historian Lily Geismer about her new book, Left Behind: The Democrats’ Failed Attempt to Solve Inequality, which explores the Democratic Party’s promotion of market-based solutions to... more

15 Jun 2022 · 49 minutes
Dig: Gunpower Death Drive w/ Patrick Blanchfield

Patrick Blanchfield analyzes the long history of US gun violence and the American death drive. Support this podcast at Patreon.com/TheDig and... more

10 Jun 2022 · 2 hours, 29 minutes
Jacobin Show: Elites Are Lying About Inflation w/ Samir Sonti

Samir Sonti argues that the causes of current inflation are supply side issues and if the Fed chooses to fight... more

10 Jun 2022 · 49 minutes
A World to Win: The TikTok-ification of Colombia's Election w/ David Adler

This week, Grace talks to David Adler, General Coordinator of the Progressive International, about the ongoing Colombian presidential election and... more

09 Jun 2022 · 36 minutes
Michael and Us: Pieces of Flair

Our Superdelegate patron tier has voted for us to discuss Mike Judge's workplace satire OFFICE SPACE (1999), and it leads... more

09 Jun 2022 · 50 minutes
Behind the News: The Colombian Presidential Election w/ Forrest Hylton

Doug interviews Forrest Hylton on the first round of the Colombian presidential election and why it was bad news for the... more

07 Jun 2022 · 53 minutes
Dig: The New Democrats w/ Lily Geismer

Dan's second episode with historian Lily Geismer, who he interviewed in 2019 about Don't Blame Us: Suburban Liberals and the... more

05 Jun 2022 · 2 hours, 9 minutes
Jacobin Show: What's the Matter with California? w/ Catherine Liu

Catherine Liu, author of Virtue Hoarders, joins The Jacobin Show for a discussion about the multicultural neoliberalism of California. Daniel... more

05 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 34 minutes
Michael and Us: Trust the Plan

What is a quickly-made, low-effort documentary like ONE NATION UNDER TRUMP (2016) good for? Not a lot. But one thing... more

03 Jun 2022 · 38 minutes
Jacobin Radio w/ Suzi Weissman: 13 Jealous Republics w/ Mike Davis

Historian, urban theorist and activist Mike Davis is writing a new book called Star Spangled Leviathan: An Economic History of... more

02 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Behind the News: Sex, Labor, and Capitalism w/ Heather Berg

Doug interviews Heather Berg, author of Porn Work, on relations of production in sex work. Plus: Kevin Young and Leonard... more

31 May 2022 · 53 minutes
Dig: Ruth Wilson Gilmore w/ Alberto Toscano and Brenna Bhandar

What role does mass incarceration play in American political economy? What does that reveal about what sort of politics are... more

28 May 2022 · 2 hours, 8 minutes
Long Reads: Maya Goodfellow on Resisting Racism in Britain's 'Hostile Environment'

Maya Goodfellow joins Long Reads for a discussion about racism in Britain's "hostile environment" and resistance to the repressive migration... more

28 May 2022 · 52 minutes
A World to Win: Pandemic Political Economy w/ Sahil Dutta & Nick Taylor

This week, Grace talks to Nick Taylor and Sahil Dutta, two of the co-authors behind Unprecedented?: How COVID-19 Revealed the... more

26 May 2022 · 54 minutes
Jacobin Radio w/ Suzi Weissman: A Wave of Worker Organizing w/ Steven Greenhouse

Suzi talks to longtime labor reporter and author Steven Greenhouse about the exciting new moment for labor in the US. Steven... more

25 May 2022 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Behind the News: Crypto's Scam-Ridden World w/ Molly White

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Behind the News: Climate Change Is Class Struggle w/ Matt Huber
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Matthew Huber, author of Climate Change as Class War, explains why the environmental movement needs to take class and production more seriously.... more