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Forging a new left agenda in the midst of our neoliberal hellscape -- Join us weekly for the best news and analysis from a left perspective.

    PREVIEW: The Left Needs Therapy, and Other Assorted Apostasies

    PREVIEW: The Left Needs Therapy, and Other Assorted Apostasies

    On this episode of the Parrot Room on Zero Squared, Adam and Doug talk about the "Post-Left," why the left needs therapy (Okay, Adam said that and I'm not sure Doug agrees) and much, much more.

    p.s. get therapy.

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    • 9 min
    Was Bernie Sanders a Mistake? (Adam Goes on Zero Squared Podcast)

    Was Bernie Sanders a Mistake? (Adam Goes on Zero Squared Podcast)

    Adam goes on Zero Squared Podcast, hosted by Doug Lain, to lay out his case for why Bernie Sanders was important to support and they end up talking a lot about some dusty, nerdy shit -- from Marx to the Second International to the New Deal and beyond.

    Support Zero Book Podcast here: www.patreon.com/zerobooks

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    • 1 hr 8 min
    Is Neoliberalism Dead? w/ Sam Gindin

    Is Neoliberalism Dead? w/ Sam Gindin

    Sam Gindin joins us to address recent claims about the death of neoliberalism in the wake of the latest turn to stimulus-based policies. Can it be? -- of course not... Gindin explains why.

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    • 1 hr 18 min
    Learning to Love (Winning) Again w/ James Schneider

    Learning to Love (Winning) Again w/ James Schneider

    Joining us this week is James Schneider, former communication director for Jeremy Corbyn, cofounder of Momentum (UK), and current comms guy for Progressive International. He's here to discuss a new series out at Novara called "How We Win: A Socialist Strategy for the 2020s."

    Read the intro and find the rest of the essays here: https://novaramedia.com/2021/03/12/introducing-how-we-win-a-socialist-strategy-for-the-2020s/
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    • 1 hr 33 min
    PREVIEW: Everybody Chill the Fuck Out w/ Ben Burgis

    PREVIEW: Everybody Chill the Fuck Out w/ Ben Burgis

    On this week's patron-exclusive ep of DPS, we're joined by Ben Burgis. We talk about the state of the left in the Biden era, cancel culture, the psycho-emotional baggage of the left, and much much more.

    You all know about this book by now, but you should really buy it: https://www.johnhuntpublishing.com/zer0-books/our-books/canceling-comedians-while-world-burns

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    • 6 min
    PREVIEW: Identity Politics of the Second Gilded Age w/ Matt Karp

    PREVIEW: Identity Politics of the Second Gilded Age w/ Matt Karp

    After an extended intro by Adam, we're joined by Matt Karp who wrote a great essay a few months ago called "The Politics of a Second Gilded Age" (https://jacobinmag.com/2021/02/the-politics-of-a-second-gilded-age).

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    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

ralph57 ,

Not Exactly Light and Fluffy Listening.

Often difficult/but essential listening for everyone on the left. I frequently find myself having to pause after 10 to 15 minute segments of these interviews to digest the points that are being made and move off to some background reading before returning to the episode.

OneMoonCircles ,

Important left theory

My podcast feed is packed with great subscriptions and I’m behind on a bunch of them but I’m giving episode 80 a second listen *and writing this review because this podcast is superb. I find it honest, informative and energizing. Keep it up!

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